North Carolina shooting leaves two people injured

Another shooting incident in the United States has left two people injured in North Carolina.

US police arrest anti-torture protesters in front of Cheney’s home

Police have arrested two people who were among demonstrators standing in front of the home of former US vice president Dick Cheney to protest the 13th anniversary of the opening of the Guantanamo prison.

Mounting signs of global economic stagnation

More than six years after the global financial meltdown erupted in September 2008, the world economy is increasingly coming to resemble a minefield with any number of potential flashpoints that could set off another crisis.

Political significance of US oil workers’ strike

More than 5,000 refinery workers in the United States are striking against the largest oil conglomerates in the world in a fight for improved living standards and working conditions.