World Bulletin / News Desk
U.N. Syria peace envoy Kofi Annan was heading for Tehran on Monday following what he described as "positive" talks with Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, his spokesman Ahmed Fawzi said.
Syria is in the 16th month of a crackdown by Assad's forces against an opposition in which more than 15,000 people have been killed.
Yoshimasa Hayashi, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, said the ruling upheld the notion of "the sustainable use of whales as a resource".
Last week, Rohingya Vision reported that a pregnant Rohingya woman was killed at the hospital by nurses on the doctor's demands.
Pro-Russian separatists occupying public buildings in eastern Ukraine reacted to an international accord to defuse the crisis by saying they would not agree to leave the sites before other major conditions were met.
Israeli police said that the move has been taken upon an intelligence tipoff about Palestinian plans to stage demonstrations following the prayers.
The avalanche hit the most popular route to the mountain's peak and three Nepali guides were injured and some people may be missing
"We don't attack any country and don't want war but we will firmly confront any aggression against Iran," Iranian President said
Opponents of Indian rule in Kashmir have been arrested as the state prepares to go to the polls in India's national elections.
Military police in the Brazilian state of Bahia reach a deal to end a two-day strike which was accompanied by a surge in murders, violence crime and theft.
On Wednesday, UKAWA members walked out of a Constituent Assembly (CA) session, charging that the draft is promoting segregation instead of enhancing unity and warning that the charter-drafting process could lead to social unrest.
After a meeting at a Saudi airbase, the foreign ministers agreed to stay away from backing organizations or individuals that threaten the security and stability of GCC member states as well as refrain from supporting what they called "hostile" media.
Building the radar base on the island, which is much closer to China than to Japan's main islands, could extend Japanese monitoring to the Chinese mainland and track Chinese ships and aircraft
Twenty eight passengers are officially listed as dead, 179 have been rescued and 268 are missing, presumed trapped in the stricken vessel
Ding Jiaxi was sentenced to three-and-a-half years, Zhao Changqing got a two-and-a-half year sentence and Li Wei and Zhang Baocheng got two-year terms, the Haidian court in Beijing said on its microblog
The U.S. official said the phone conversation touched on Obama's April 23-25 visit to Japan, talks on the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) multilateral trade deal, and Ukraine
Friday's attack is the latest in a string of vandalism incidents in Arab villages over the past several months.
Conservationists recent asked the government to declare ongoing elephant and rhino poaching as a national disaster.