Additional European nations have reportedly said to follow suit of Sweden and unilaterally recognize Palestinian statehood if peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority are not relaunched. ...More
Pakistan will help China with its fight against extremists Beijing says are active in its unruly far western region of Xinjiang, the countrys prime minister said on Saturday during a meeting with Chinese president Xi Jinping.
Insurgents in eastern Ukraine Thursday suffered their bloodiest day since the ceasefire, losing up to 200 of their fighters in clashes with government troops in the airport of Donetsk city, the press service of Ukrainian army said on Friday. ...More
Palestinian protesters fought with Israeli security forces in East Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank on Friday, the latest clashes in a fortnight of violence over access to Jerusalem's holiest site. ...More
In a blow to anti-Islamist factions, Libyas highest court has ruled that general elections held in June were unconstitutional and that the parliament and government which resulted from that vote should be dissolved. ...More
Over 100,000 people march through Brussels in the first mass protests against the government's plan to cut the budget.
Belgian riot police have fired tear gas and water cannon during clashes with demonstrators while an.... ...More
US President Barack Obama is said to have written a secret letter to Iran's supreme leader describing a shared interest in fighting Islamic State. The letter, reported by the Wall Street Journal, urges Ayatollah Ali Khamenei toward a nuclear agreement. ...More
The identity of a US Navy SEAL who killed Osama Bin Laden in 2011 has been revealed, media reports said Thursday. The identity of Rob O'Neill, 38, was revealed by the special operations community blog.... ...More
The Syrian army has come out victorious in more battles against the ISIL Takfiri terrorists. According to Press TV, Syrian army units recaptured more parts of the town of Sheikh Meskin in the southwestern Daraa Province on Wednesday and inflicted heavy losses on the terrorists there. ...More
Pakistani police have arrested at least 43 suspects in connection with Tuesday's killing of a Christian couple accused of desecrating the Koran. Reports say the couple were beaten to death by... ...More
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Wednesday political reforms had been stalled for months and accused the United States of being overly optimistic about the chance of progress. ...More
A new Pakistani Taliban group behind this week's devastating suicide bombing on the Pakistani-Indian border said on Wednesday the attack was as much aimed at India as Pakistan, suggesting that Indian targets might be next. ...More
Voting machine and voter identification problems emerged in some US states on Tuesday when Americans went to the polls in midterm elections that will shape the final two years of Barack Obama's presidency. ...More