Boy vs. Wikipedia in battle of minds
A boy explains how his love for football has helped him cope with his disability.

Iran supreme leader moves to break impasse over key cabinet post
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's supreme leader moved on Saturday to break a factional deadlock over the sensitive Ministry of Higher Education by reinstating President Hassan Rouhani's moderate pick as interim minister, Iranian media reported.

China embraces private education
With grueling exams in public schools , Chinese students are increasingly going private.

Ukraine fighting
Homes, infrastructure, and civilians take the brunt of the fighting in Donetsk as the military conflict continues.

U.S. plans to arm Iraq's Sunni tribesmen with AK-47s, RPGs, mortars

Tribal fighters take part in a military training to prepare for fighting against Islamic State militants, in AnbarBy Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to buy arms for Sunni tribesmen in Iraq including AK-47s, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds to help bolster the battle against Islamic State militants in Anbar province, according to a Pentagon document prepared for Congress. The plan to spend $24.1 million represents a small fraction of the larger, $1.6 billion spending request to Congress focusing on training and arming Iraqi and Kurdish forces. ...


"You have to live in fear": One undocumented immigrant's story
President Obama says his immigration plan is about "deporting felons, not families." While it may give relief to millions of immigrants living in the US illegally, some say their lives are still filled with uncertainty. Bigad Shaban reports.

China's new 'stealth' fighter
Zhuhai's Air Show has always been a venue for surprises, usually first-time showings of advanced Chinese military hardware.

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