Sri Lanka's embattled Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned on Saturday, only a month and a half after taking office and giving the country's president political space to prevent an imminent government shutdown.
There’s a song that I just can’t get out of my head these days. It’s Green Day’s 2004 hit, American Idiot. More than it being a great rock anthem that brings back fond memories of misspent youth, it’s because of Americans’ obsession with the word “idiot” in the context of their 45th..
Weeks ago, in the cool of late October, Thomas Macia finally saw the mountainous land and village homes of Gangfeng county in Jiangxi province he had heard about all his life, territory his father would describe in stories from the second world war. It was there James Macia, a B-25 navigator, had to..