Phnom Penh, November 13 (RHC)-- In Cambodia, riot police violently cracked down on striking garment workers on Wednesday, killing at least one woman and wounding several others. Reuters reports 37 people were arrested. ... More

Birmingham, November 13 (RHC)-- A train that derailed and exploded in the U.S. state of Alabama late last week was carrying roughly 2.7 million gallons of crude oil. The head of the rail company Genesee and Wyoming said the train included 90 cars carrying 30,000 gallons of oil each. About 25 cars derailed, dumping oil into the wetlands and sending flames shooting 300 feet into the s... More

Manila, November 12 (RHC)-- The Philippine President Benigno Aquino has declared a state of national calamity to enable the government to respond more effectively to the devastation and chaos caused by monster Typhoon Haiya... More

Caracas, November 12 (RHC) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has called on the Venezuelan people to remain calm and provide support to the government's crackdown on opposition-aligned business sectors.... More

Buenos Aires, November 12 (RHC)- After completing a month convalescing, Argentine president Cristina Fernandez will resume official functions next Monday November 18th.... More

Cairo, November 12 (RHC)-- Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in different parts of Egypt, calling for an end to the military rule, as well as the reinstatement of ousted President Mohamed Morsi.... More

Montevideo, November 12 (RHC) -- Uruguay's Assistant Presidential Secretary Diego Canepa, said Monday that the talks between Uruguayan President Jose Mujica and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff focused on the ongoing United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti, and the relationship of the Southern Common Market trading bloc with the European Union.... More

Ramallah, November 12 (RHC)-- Thousands of Palestinians have marked the ninth death anniversary of the late leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization, Yasser Arafat. Carrying portraits of Arafat, the Palestinians marched in several cities in the occupied West Bank to commemorate his life and word on Monday.... More

Bogota, November 12 (RHC) -- Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrillas have welcomed an agreement between the Colombian government and the country's largest rebel group FARC.... More

London, November 12 (RHC)-- Documents will soon be released outlining Canada's involvement in spying activities by the U.S. National Security Agency, the NSA, according to former Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald.... More

Mexico City, November 12 (RHC) – Mexican government spokesman Eduardo Sanchez has said during a news conference in Mexico City that Mexican police have rescued 61 kidnapping victims including children and foreign nationals in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, an official says.... More

Washington, November 12 (RHC)-- The failure to reach a nuclear agreement with Iran shows that the United States has turned into a colonized entity reporting to Israel, according to a leading political analyst. ... More

Tehran, November 12 (RHC)-- In a move that will bolster the next week's talks in Geneva, Iran says it has reached an agreement with the United Nations' nuclear agency to expand international monitoring. ... More

Mass Layoffs Expected in Chicago

Chicago, November 12 (RHC)-- The U.S. city of Chicago will lose more than 5,600 jobs by the end of the year as grocery giant Safeway has announced that it is leaving the city's market, according to reports on Monday.... More

Manila, November 11 (RHC)-- At least 10,000 people in the central Philippines are now reported dead after Typhoon Haiyan sent a tsunami-like surge of water and debris tearing through Leyte province. News reports from Manila say the death count, which increased nearly ten-fold from Saturday, could rise even higher as rescue workers struggle to reach highly damaged areas where survivors are searching the wreckage for loved ones and foraging for food. ... More