World Bulletin / News Desk
A top aide says Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has given his permission to exhume the remains of his predecessor, Yasser Arafat.
The decision came days after a Swiss institute found elevated traces of a radioactive agent reportedly on Arafat's belongings, reviving speculation the legendary Palestinian leader was poisoned.
The institute said it needs to test Arafat's remains for conclusive findings.
Abbas aide Saeb Erekat said Monday that Abbas has now given final approval, and is inviting the Swiss experts to test the remains.
A roadside bomb tore through a bus station, killing 40 people including five soldiers.
The clashes between Awlad Omran and Al-Ziyoud groups of the Arab Mesiria tribe began with a dispute over land, Mukhtar Babo Nimr, the leader of the tribe, told Reuters by phone.
Mali's vast desert north - called Azawad by the Tuareg rebels - has risen up four times in the last five decades, with various groups fighting for independence or a form of self-rule
Hollande, who heads to Senegal on Friday for a summit of French-speaking nations is trying to balance managing Paris' regional interests, its colonial past, but also its desire to push for greater democracy.
Russia's proposal to seek political solution to Syrian crisis is not serious, according to Syria's main opposition groups
Demands for an independent investigation into 'Lux Leaks' tax avoidance affair remain after censure vote
More than 25 charity and aid agencies across Britain call for action
Senior ministers advise president to send asylum seekers to remote islands, so presence doesn't interfere with public life
Fighting between peshmerga and ISIL is expected to break out in the district
A Party for Freedom MP earlier urged the Netherlands to close all mosques
Ukrainian president says non-aligned status cannot guarantee its security and territorial integrity
Foreign ministers of German-speaking countries mull restricting use of veto by UN Security Council members in situations of grave human rights violations
Since Morsi – Egypt's first freely elected president – was ousted by the army in July of last year, the Brotherhood has organized protests each Friday in different parts of the country.
The burned and decapitated bodies were found on an unpaved road 200 miles south of Mexico City
A Turkish dentist of Palestinian origin, detained by Israel for 3 weeks without charge, was freed
Sudan and Uganda have been at loggerheads for more than two decades now with the two countries accusing each other of backing rebel movements in each other.