Sharp cuts in official selling prices from state producer Saudi Aramco to Asian customers on Wednesday came as the clearest sign yet that the world's largest exporter is trying to compete for crude market share.
Argentine debt prices fell on the news Juan Carlos Fabrega had stepped down.
Pedro Lazo Torres, the leader of Havana’s Muslim community, revealed that his joint efforts with Turkey's Religious Affairs Foundation (TDV) to open a mosque in Havana was rejected.
Pilgrims – coming from all over the world – will spend one day and one night in prayer before setting out for Mount Arafat on Friday morning for the spiritual journey's climax.
Metropolitan Police figures have shown offences have increased from 344 to 570 in the last year.
A large explosion was followed by a series of smaller blasts in a part of the privately-run plant where mines were dismantled in the village of Gorni Lom.
Thursday’s dailies cover the clashes between ISIL and the pro-Kurdish Democratic Union party in Kobani and Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s remarks at the opening of the country’s new legislative year.
Juan del Granado, candidate for Movement Without Fear (MSM) denounced the issue as “very serious” and demanded that the names be immediately withdrawn from the register.
The apology to the Sarayaku community came two years after the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled that the OPEC nation had violated the tribe's right to be consulted.
A stock exchange official said the package was discovered mid-morning at the building's entrance but did not affect the trading session, which continued without interruption.
Paying little attention to the sliding fortunes of Russia's weakening economy, Russian president Vladimir Putin listed Russia's budget triumphs and the growth rates in the industrial and agricultural sectors.
Greenland is a self-ruling country within the Kingdom of Denmark and has a population of about 56,000 people.
Researchers monitoring these patterns estimate as many as 35,000 walruses came to shore near the coastal village of Point Lay, about 700 miles (1130 km) north of Anchorage at the weekend.
A spokesman for Congo's government said an investigation had been launched into the situation but health problems that people face across Congo, rather than poor management at the camp, were most likely to be the cause of the deaths.
Bernadino Leon, the U.N. special envoy to Libya, said a second step would be to seek talks with the militias that now run the desert nation.
A cyberattack by extremist Buddhists is the latest in series in response to Irrawaddy’s coverage of religious violence.
Heavy clashes between ISIL and Kurdish YPG fighters had been continuing on Kobani's eastern and southeastern outskirts for the last 36 hours.
Reformist members demand the resignation of executive office members, the elimination of what they call "crisis elements" and the amendment of the group's internal bylaws.
The three Gulf States collectively pulled their ambassadors from Qatar in March, claiming Doha had violated a 2013 security pact and interfered in their domestic affairs.
Fighters from the Shi'ite Muslim Houthi movement seized Sanaa on Sept. 21 after overrunning an army brigade affiliated to the moderate Islamist Islah party, making them effectively the power brokers in the country.
Two blasts killed at least 45 people, including 41 children, in the Syrian city of Homs.
By omitting Arab names from the list, Israel's Population, Immigration and Border Authority hid the fact that the most popular boy's name in Israel for that year was actually Mohammed.
The resolution calls for "the full withdrawal of Israel from all of the Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem, by November 2016.
State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the step would also send a "troubling message" if the Israeli government proceeded with tenders and construction.
Rumors are circulating the Turkish media that ISIL militants have surrounded the Suleiman Shah tomb, a Turkish military base in Syria's Aleppo.
Turkey will speed up the process of nuclear power plant construction, said Turkish energy minister following talks with Russian energy officials.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu compared the Syrian regime to the ISIL.
"If this massacre attempt achieves its goal it will end the process," said Abdullah Ocalan, leader of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).
Turkey had warned Kurdish and Syrian fighters to unite against ISIL, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said.
The Army gave no reason for the decision to drop the charges against Sergeant First Class Michael Barbera.
U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson steps down after an incident in which an Iraq war veteran with a knife scaled the White House fence, sprinted across the lawn and got deep inside the mansion before an off-duty agent stopped him.
Ahead of a visit to Washington by Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Thursday to meet his American counterpart, his ministry said three Rafale fighter jets and an anti-aircraft warship would be sent to the Gulf to support Iraqi government forces against ISIL.
The Iraqi army needs more weapons, said Iraqi foreign minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari.
The Taliban claimed responsibility and its reclusive leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, called the recent election a "publicity stunt".
A longer-range capability would be bound to concern its sworn enemies, Japan and the United States whom it regularly threatens with nuclear strikes.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Beijing had "very formally and clearly stated its position: Hong Kong affairs are China's internal affairs. All countries should respect China's sovereignty."