Jordanian ambassador seized in Libya, kidnappers demand prisoner release

(Reuters) – Jordan’s ambassador to Libya was kidnapped on Tuesday by gunmen who demanded an Islamist militant be released from a Jordanian jail in exchange for the diplomat’s freedom.The masked gunmen shot and wounded the driver of Ambassador Fawaz al-Itan’s car as they snatched the diplomat fro …read more

Where sexist, anti-Park rhetoric comes from and what it means

North Korea is not known for its ringing endorsements of South Korea’s leadership, but its recent assessments of Park Geun-hye have taken a very personal tone of late. Specifically, they have resorted to offensive slurs directed at the gender of the South’s first female president. The first of these came last spring, not long after […] …read more

Undersea drone hunt for Malaysian plane may take two months – Reuters India

Undersea drone hunt for Malaysian plane may take two monthsReuters IndiaSYDNEY/PERTH Australia (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy underwater drone sent to search for a missing Malaysian jetliner on the floor of the Indian Ocean could take up to two months to scour a 600 sq km area where the plane is believed to have sunk, U.S. search …and more

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