World Bulletin / News Desk
Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz will be transferred out of the country on Sunday morning by a medical aircraft for further treatment for a gunshot wound, a presidency source told Reuters.
The government said late on Saturday Abdel Aziz was "lightly wounded" after a military patrol accidentally shot at his convoy, adding his life was not in danger.
Other sources said Abdel Aziz would most likely be flown to France for further treatment, although this could not be confirmed.
Alexander Khodakovsky, commander of the Vostok Battalion, acknowledged for the first time since the airliner was brought down in eastern Ukraine on Thursday that the rebels did possess the BUK missile system.
Ban Ki-moon named Danish diplomat Ellen Margrethe Loj as his new special envoy to South Sudan and head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission
Hamas has killed 32 Israeli soldiers -- almost three times as many as in the last major ground clashes in a 2008-9 conflict
In the petition, the soldiers pointed to the army's structure and fundamental role in Israeli society as reasons for being unable to decouple any form of service from the fighting.
His resignation paves the way for an interim government to take over in August and a general election in October
Hoping to control the information, the army has confiscated the cellphones of troops sent into combat.
Khaled Meshaal asked for the international community to help bring medicine, fuel and other supplies into the territory, but he said that any more permanent ceasefire could only come about after Israel ended its siege
The opposition Labour Party has questioned Cameron's credibility to talk tough on the issue at the same time as his party is taking donations from people with links to the Russian government
The United States has "up to" 775 troops in Iraq, of whom 475 are deployed to assure the security of U.S. personnel and facilities and 300 to monitor
The U.N. Human Rights Council condemned the Israeli assault which it said had involved "disproportionate and indiscriminate attacks." The U.N. aid agency OCHA said at least five entire families, with 36 people, had been killed in the past few days.
"The international community and the Security Council should demand, in no uncertain terms, that ISIL cease all hostilities and atrocities," U.N. envoy Nickolay Mladenov said
They were charged with involvement in a cybercrime ring that used stolen credit card numbers to purchase thousands of tickets to events
The bombs was reportedly targeting thousands of Muslims under the leadership of Sheik Dahiru Usman Bauchi, another one aimed at opposition leader and ex-president Muhammadu Buhari
Kosovo is locked in a battle between political parties over who should form the next government following an election six weeks ago.
The delegation will discuss providing humanitarian assistance.
Berlin urges Israel to do everything to avoid civilian casualties, after the death of 7 German-Palestinians in an air strike in Gaza.