World Bulletin / News Desk
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad appeared on television for the first time in two weeks on Tuesday in footage showing him meeting Saeed Jalili, the head of Iran's Supreme National Security Council in Damascus.
Assad's appearance came the day after his prime minister defected to rebels who have been waging a 17-month campaign to oust him.
Located along the Vivari canal connecting Lake Butrint with the Ionian Sea, the 3,000-year-old site was originally established by the Ancient Greeks and continued to be used by the Romans and Byzantines until the late Middle Ages.
She said a Russian takeover of the Crimean peninsula would create long-term dangers for the whole region.
Koco Danaj's plans for ‘Natural Albania’ include all areas inhabited by Albanian-speaking people such as Kosovo and parts of Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia and Greece.
The statue of Princess Iset was discovered at the temple of her pharaoh father on the western bank of the Nile in the southern city of Luxor
Both sides have made clear their political will to reach a long-term accord and have scheduled a series of meetings in coming months
Saudi Arabia has officially declared the Muslim Brotherhood as a 'terrorist' organization.
Malaak Ayuen, the army's director of information, said the toll was likely to climb as more bodies are discovered.
Kerry arrived in Aqaba, Jordan in an unscheduled visit to discuss Middle East peace with Jordan's King Abdullah
Residents said the man was found shot dead on a sandy football pitch in the town of Shahr in Hadramout province.
There has been no rain in the Thar desert for the last two years.
Putin's close ties with the Church, an alliance he fostered in his third presidential term through Kirill, are now playing an increasing role abroad.
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus demands 2 seats out of the 6 Greek Cypriots have in the European Parliament, as proposed by the `Annan plan' in 2004.
Ahmet Davutoglu said Turkey seeks preservation of Ukraine's territorial integrity and inclusive political structure in Kiev.
Syrian opposition bloc Ahmed Jarba was punched three times as he tried to separate rivals as a heated argument over the dismissal of commander Salim Idriss turned violent.
Vladimir Putin's justification for intervening in Ukraine to protect Russian speakers there has alarmed many in the Baltics
Moscow has cited the need to protect the rights of the ethnic Russian minority in Ukraine as the official reason for its military intervention