American student Otto Warmbier was recently seen in a video released by North Korea, after being accused of crimes against the state, tearfully pleading for mercy. But he may instead endure a horrible existence that most Americans can't even imagine.

It's a slow-motion train wreck that credit rating agencies are just now beginning to see.

Different Syrian factions backed by the CIA and the Pentagon for different strategic reasons are now duking it out in and around Aleppo.

The Easter Sunday attack by a suicide bomber in a park in Lahore, Pakistan, that killed at least 69 people, targeted Christians, said a spokesman for the Pakistani Taliban faction that claimed responsibility for the attack.

Reuters reported Thursday that China’s government plans to lay off between five and six million workers in its basic industries over the next two years. Will China's future mirror Japan's last lost 20 years?

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