World Bulletin / News Desk
Russia contradicted reports that Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov would meet on Saturday with a Syrian opposition leader and senior U.S. and United Nations officials, saying no such meeting was on Lavrov's agenda as of Friday.
"As it stands today, there is no such meeting mentioned in the programme of the Russian Foreign Minister," Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said on Twitter.
With so many of their countrymen dead, the Dutch have been taking a leading role in the international effort to recover and identify the bodies and investigate the cause of the crash.
It is Damascus's first reaction to the appointment of Staffan de Mistura by United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon two weeks ago
At least 12 Palestinians were killed in Israeli artillery shelling of eastern Khan Younis city in southern Gaza Strip on Wednesday.
The Obama administration has been seeking to deal with a surge of undocumented children across the southern border.
Last month, rumours sprang up of a plot against the Aquino administration because of the fund scandal
The TRNC Prime Minister's office on Tuesday released a statement sayings that all flags on official buildings will be flown at half-mast until Thursday, July 24.
"Every one of these incidents must be properly and independently investigated," Pillay said in some of her strongest comments on the conflict.
Trafficked children in the region were typically sold either for use in voodoo practices or to crooked adoption agencies
The intelligence officials said they did not know at this stage who had actually fired the missile.
Taiwan's military had gathered and distributed sandbags in anticipation of flooding.
"The Gaza demands of stopping the aggression and lifting the blockade in all its forms are the demands of the entire Palestinian people and they represent the goal that the Palestinian leadership has dedicated all its power to achieve," senior PLO official Yasser Abed Rabbo said in Ramallah
The challenge had been widely expected, but many analysts believe it would be near impossible for Prabowo to overturn the result of the election
Ukrainian forces have forced the rebels back to their two main strongholds of Donetsk and Luhansk, taking villages and suburbs around them to try to squeeze them out.
Two sides failed during negotiations in Vienna to meet a self-imposed July 20 deadline for a long-term deal to end the decade-old nuclear standoff
To date, at least 132 children have been killed in Gaza since the Israeli attacks began on July 7.
"There is a framework... to end the violence, and that framework is the Egyptian initiative," U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said at a joint news conference with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.