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WASHINGTON (AP) — The skies over Syria are increasingly crowded — and increasingly dangerous. The air forces of multiple countries are on the attack, often at cross purposes in Syria's civil war, sometimes without coordination. And now, it seems, they are at risk of unintended conflict.
BEIJING (AP) — For decades, China has yearned for a Nobel Prize in one of the sciences on its own right, and now a little-known researcher who helped isolate an anti-malaria medicine inspired by an ancient remedy has finally won China that honor.
Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) obtained court permission on Monday to temporarily seize 27,000 pounds ($41,000) from a former Nigerian oil minister embroiled in a financial scandal, a court official in London said. Nigerian authorities confirmed the arrest in London of Diezani Alison-Madueke, who served as oil minister from 2010 until May 2015 under former president Goodluck Jonathan. Reuters has been unable to reach Alison-Madueke's personal assistant or a lawyer representing her.