World Bulletin / News Desk
A man sustained serious burns after he poured flammable liquid on himself and lit it, said police, at a protest on Saturday in Tel Aviv against the economic policies of Israel's conservative government.
"From what I understand, he claimed money had been taken from him. Obviously he did it for financial reasons, though further details are not yet clear," said police spokesman Mickey Rosenfeld. He said the man was aged around 40.
The Tel Aviv demonstration marked the anniversary of the erection of a student-led squatter camp in Israel's economic hub which was followed by a string of wider public campaigns against the cost of living in the country.
AIPAC is looking past these talks and weighing how to respond to the outcome amid a changing political environment in Washington.
The challenge from within his own ranks will be a blow for Rajapaksa, who is seeking an unprecedented third term and remains popular leader despite foreign criticism
All 10,000 birds would be destroyed and an exclusion zone of 10 km (6 miles) was imposed. Inspections were to be carried out at 32 nearby farms.
Israel does not want me to support Palestine, Norwegian doctor Gilbert says.
A study conducted by the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics found that the name Mohamed was given to 15.6 of newborn Muslim boys in Israel, whereas Noam was given to 2.4 percent of newborn Jewish boys
Scott, who became Africa's first white head of state in 20 years when Michael Sata died last month, is still a member of the PF and Zambia's leader, but will not be eligible to stand in the Jan. 20 presidential vote
It was the first real public display of anger against Poroshenko, who was elected president in May after the pro-Moscow Viktor Yanukovich fled the country.
Shuttering the mosques - now five in total - has provoked an outcry from Muslim youths, who have demanded access to them for prayer.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said they were told that the measure was consistent with Israeli law and would be pursued
There was no threat of a tsunami, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. The quake was only 6.2 miles deep.
Army checkpoints dot the main roads in northern Sinai which residents fear is turning into an all-out war zone.
At least 10 deaths in the area have been blamed on the storm
Turkish Cypriots have rights to natural resources of Cyprus and will not give them up: Minister of Environment and Natural Resources of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
Ethiopia and Egypt are in the middle of diplomatic rapprochement to narrow their differences over the construction of a multi-billion hydroelectric dam on the Nile.
Protesters marched in more than 200 cities across the world Thursday, including more than 40 U.S. cities.
Israeli authorities allowed Muslim worshippers of all ages into the mosque following a meeting in Amman between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Jordan's King Abdullah II and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.