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.
An Israeli army officer has killed a teenager at the Qalandiya checkpoint.
Four members of the right-wing Independent Greeks defied him in the space of 24 hours by urging Greeks to accept more austerity in return for cash.
White House said in a statement US. Vice President Biden was glad over recent military succes
In a message to Venezuela to mark the country's independence on July 5, Kerry says he hoped the two countries could find ways to cooperate.
Two explosions, that took place outside the offices of the Porvenir pension fund management company, rocked Colombia's capital on Thursday, injuring at least eight people.
Despite intense opposition from Russia Bosnian Serbs and Serbia, officials in the UN have referred to the massacre as a "genocide".
Two days ahead of the referendum on bailout, both camps are set to demonstrate in Athens on Friday
If necessary reforms are made, EBRD plans to invest around $1 billion in Ukraine in 2015
According to military and local sources, gunmen opened fire at mosques in northeastern Borno state’s Kukawa town. The death toll is feared to be as high as 100
Armenian armed forces to get new modern arms. Russia grants $200 mln loan to Armenia to help modernise army
Turkish Cypriot President Akinci says he feels the ongoing negotiations over the divided island of Cyprus may be concluded soon
Muslim leaders in Uganda have blamed police for not protecting Muslim imams.
According to new data from the Geneva-based Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), shows nearly 30 journalists were murdered in criminal acts outside war zones (especially in Latin America, Philippines and India)
Gas row between Russia and Ukraine flares up again with Russia and Ukraine trading words over decentralization of Donbass
Navy Yard spokesman says no casualties, no shooter spotted at Washington Navy Yard.
The German Chancellor's chief of staff has requested a meeting with US embassy over spying reports