But the issues they raised are longstanding, going back to China's "strike hard" policy against the mainly Muslim minority – a policy that was strengthened by US cooperation following 9/11.
Briefing: With newly installed or reinstalled leaders in Iran, Lebanon, Israel, and the US, the balance of power has shifted between a US-allied bloc and the 'axis of resistance.'
The attacks underscore the security challenges after the US withdrawal from cities, particularly in the volatile areas in the north.
Leaders agreed that warming must be stopped, but few specifics were reached on how to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.
Amid recession woes, some politicians see an opening in a system long tipped toward political families.
In a closed briefing, did the spy chief acknowledge that the agency had ‘concealed significant actions’?
Wednesday's raid netted 26 arrests and 450 pit bulls across seven states.
The global recession has helped reduce aid from wealth nations – even as it pushes millions more into poverty.
The mother of the King of Pop joins, at least for now, the ranks of grandparents raising grandchildren.