World Bulletin / News Desk
Fayat Sulayman, political representative of Aleppo Turkmens, has said that so far 2,500 Turkmens had been martyred in the clashes in Syria.
Sulayman told AA on Friday that Turkmens in Syria only wanted freedom and democracy, adding that al-Assad regime should be destroyed to reach their goal.
Noting that al-Assad regime was killing anybody, Sulayman said that al-Assad regime was the real terrorist.
Sulayman said that Turkmens were carrying out this war under big financial problems, adding that Turkish people should help Turkmens, and he expressed belief that Turkish people would support Turkmens.
He said that Turkmens were exerting great efforts in order to destroy al-Assad regime.
Russian forces consolidated their hold on Ukraine's Crimea peninsula on Monday, taking over a military hospital and a missile base as officials geared up for a referendum on the region's future
Swiss officials widened their measures to include Yanukovich's son, also called Viktor, and Oleksii Azarov, son of the former prime minister, Mykola Azarov
Rebel forces loyal to Machar have reportedly ransacked and burned the main hospital in Duk County in Jonglei State
Qurei added that Israel would seek to divide the holy site as it did the Ibrahimi Mosque in Al-Khalil (Hebron).
The government said the navy and pro-government militias had dispatched boats to stop the tanker from getting out. The rebels said any attack on the vessel would be "a declaration of war
German Foreign Minister is to visit three Baltic EU members Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on Tuesday to discuss recent developments in Crimea and possible sanctions against Russia.
The march passed through the city's main streets to the memorial of John Garang, widely considered a founding father of the nascent nation.
The military wing of Palestinian resistance group Hamas vowed to take action against whoever threatened Hamas
Akbar Imin was detained in Xinjiang's capital, Urumqi, on January 15, the same day that prominent Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti was held by police in Beijing
The raid on the home of former Rwandan army chief General Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa, who was not there at the time, has sparked a diplomatic row between South Africa and Rwanda
Syrian forces are committing war crimes by using "starvation of civilians as a weapon of war," said a report by the the human rights group Amnesty International.
Sudanese embassy in Amman denied media reports that al-Bashir had been denied entry into Jordan for medical treatment.
The government of Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province has offered the Taliban a "political" office in Peshawar
A new elections law, signed by interim President Adly Mansour on Saturday, steels all decisions issued by Egypt's election commission against possible appeal
The head of a United Nations commission of inquiry into violence in Central African Republic said he hoped to head off the prospect of a campaign of genocide
The Second Thomas Shoal, a strategic gateway to Reed Bank, believed to be rich in oil and natural gas, is one of several possible flashpoints in the South China Sea