Mobarak Hossain, 64, a local leader expelled from the ruling Awami League party in 2011, was found guilty for war crimes
Prime Minister Davutoglu says Tunceli University will be renamed Munzur University after Alevi religious leader Munzur Baba.
Controlling Sinjar would put the peshmerga on three sides of Mosul, the largest city under ISIL control in northern Iraq, and allow them to gain positions for any future offensive to retake the city and nearby areas
Presidential spokesman Alaa Youssefsaid that al-Sisi had met with the members of a fact-finding commission into the events
Kenyan security forces have pursued and killed more than 100 militants and destroyed their camp in Somalia after the ambush of a Nairobi-bound bus that killed 28 people, Deputy President William Ruto said
Of the 26 posts available, the army claimed six, including mines, communications and the interior ministry
Around 27 politicians vied for the top post in Tunisia. A candidate needs to win 50% + 1 of total votes to be declared as the country's new president.
One of the survivors said each migrant paid about $6,500 to human smugglers to escape the war in Syria in the hopes to reach Europe
The cabinet meeting witnessed heated discussions over the bill, which was backed by several right-wing lawmakers from the parties of Likud and Yisrael Beituna
A Palestinian man was killed by Israeli gunfire in northern Gaza Strip, another Palestinian man died of injuries he sustained earlier in the day when an unexploded Israeli ordnance went off in the West Bank's Jordan Valley area
Diplomats said a framework accord was still possible, but that weeks or months would then be needed to agree on the all-important details of how it would be implemented.
Around 51.5 percent of eligible voters participated in the parliamentary elections, while 53.7 percent participated in the municipal elections
Jalawla and Saadiya are located in Diyala province which is mainly under the control of the Baghdad government forces and Kurdish peshmerga.
If one mentions “to forget or to ignore” somewhere as Muslim World, the first thing we would think of must be Kashmir
Since 2009 Ampatuan Massacre nobody convicted and four witnesses slain
The lower house of Afghan parliament has approved controversial security agreements with the U.S. and NATO that allow foreign troops to stay beyond 2014
For three nights running, small groups of demonstrators have gathered outside the Ferguson police station to chant slogans and wave placards
Palestinian villages in the West Bank, especially those near Israeli settlements, have recently been subject to repeated assaults by Jewish settlers
Authorities warn historic snow levels are ready to melt in upstate New York as temperatures rise
The U.S. planned to admit close to 7,000 refugees from Turkey in the coming year, including Iraqis, Iranians, and a growing number of Syrians, the statement said
The plan to spend $24.1 million represents a small fraction of the larger, $1.6 billion spending request to Congress focusing on training and arming Iraqi and Kurdish forces.
Saudi Interior Ministry spokesman Mansour al-Turki said Saudi national Mohamed al-Zahrani arrived in his country from Guantanamo Bay where he was held
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said he and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan he had discussed a transition of power in Syria away from President Bashar al-Assad during a four-hour meeting in Istanbul
The International Committee of the Red Cross is on location in Quibdo to facilitate the release of the hostages.
Al-Kalaldeh said Bani Arshid's arrest was an isolated incident that did not reflect a government drive against the Muslim Brotherhood
The three men accused Kiir of lacking the necessary will to put an end to the conflict in his fledging country