World Bulletin / News Desk
Israel's Supreme Court ruled Sunday that a Palestinian lawmaker could stand in elections, overturning her disqualification by electoral officials over her participation in a Gaza-bound aid flotilla in 2010.
The nine-justice court ruled unanimously Haneen Zoabi "shall be a candidate for the Knesset" in a Jan. 22 poll without giving details of its reasons.
Zoabi drew widespread criticism in Israel for taking part in an international aid flotilla that challenged the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip.
She was on the Mavi Marmara when Israeli naval commandos raided the Turkish vessel in May 2010, killing nine Turks on board.
The annual Trafficking in Persons report has upgraded Cuba, Malaysia, and Uzbekistan to a higher tier as worst offenders for failing to suppress human trafficking.
The ECB will need to extend its money-printing as a result of subdued growth in the Euro zone.
An EU official has said that they "barely know how to talk to ordinary people" and have launched video clips on YouTube to counter misconceptions about the Trans Atlantic partner deal.
Hague-based tribunal attributes move to procedural reasons, but Palestinian diplomat suspects pressure from Israel
Restarting would depend on Syria becoming stable, Russian Union of Gas and Oil Industrialists executive director says.
Viktor Orban suggested that ethnic Hungarians living in Romania should be given an authonomy
Majority in favor of cabinet under Prime Minister Omer Kalyoncu
East African country is last stop on US President's Africa tour
Negotiations for new bailout deal start in Athens
Over five years passed since Detroit's imam was shot dead by four FBI agents
Israeli police spokesperson alleges that 18-year-old died after falling from rooftop while resisting arrest
Cameron is reported to be keen on holding early referendum
Creditors continue to push for economic reforms while economy shrinks
Russia adopts amendments to 2001 maritime doctrine, focusing on annexed Crimea and the Arctic
French police have opened fire on a car that drove through the barriers in the famed cycling tournament.