World Bulletin / News Desk
U.N.-Arab League mediator Lakhdar Ibrahimi will head to Syria on Thursday, his first trip to the country since taking up his post, a senior Arab diplomat said on Wednesday.
The Arab satellite channel Al Arabiya had also reported the date of the visit and said Ibrahimi would meet Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Friday.
Al-Shabaab continues to control several towns in the southeast and south of war-torn Somalia.
Known as "El Mas Loco," or "The Craziest One," Nazario Moreno led a violent drug cartel that has ravaged the western state of Michoacan
Online accounts describe growing intolerance toward Uighurs across China, ranging from evictions from apartments to taxi drivers refusing to pick them up
Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian at a crossing point between Jordan and the occupied West Bank, Israeli and Palestinian security officials said.
The result consolidated President Juan Manuel Santos as front-runner for legislative support to implement a peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia
The election commission came under the seven-member court's scrutiny last year when it went ahead with a presidential run-off
The one million housing units will be built by a leading UAE construction company
He claimed the hospital has become a center for treating wounded militants
Kenyatta will also be in Ethiopia for a four-day official visit, his first since his inauguration as president in April of last year.
The UAE had pledged $50 million to build a housing project for freed Palestinian detainees in central Gaza.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff says recent racist incidents have "stained" the country's world-renowned football ahead of the 2014 World Cup.
27 U.N. member states had issued a joint declaration expressing concern about "Egypt's repeated use of excessive force against demonstrators"
Save the Children described the fallout from the collapse of the medical system as "horrific," as remaining hospitals and medical staff struggle to treat hundreds of thousands of people
The 40-member bloc, which quit the 120-member coalition before Syrian peace talks began in Geneva in January, said it had returned
An annual survey by the Fukushima prefecture Board of Education found that children in Fukushima weighed more than the national average in virtually every age group
Secretary General says OIC will raise issue at international forums, including the United Nations, during Bangladesh trip