World Bulletin / News Desk
Russia and China vetoed a Western-backed U.N. Security Council resolution on Thursday urging Assad to stop using heavy weapons against an uprising and withdraw troops from towns and cities.
It was the third time that Russia, a key ally of the Syrian government, and China have used their veto power to block U.N. Security Council resolutions designed to put pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and halt the violence in the 16-month conflict that has killed thousands of people.
Mora is one of the most prominent leaders of "self-defense groups" that have weakened the Knights Templar, a drug cartel
With no concrete evidence to explain the plane's disappearance, authorities have not ruled out anything. Source had said radar suggested plane turned back and flew some distance
Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault confirmed a report in satirical newspaper Le Canard enchaine that both he and Justice Minister Christiane Taubira had been made aware of the phone-tapping
Moshe Abutbul won the re-vote in Beit Shemesh, a town near Jerusalem that has become a focus of national attention in the Jewish state where secular-religious tensions often flare
North Korea's embassies abroad play a key role in aiding and abetting shadowy companies, the report said, confirming long-held suspicions of the international community.
Now in its fifth day, the hunger strike was called by detainees demanding an end to U.S. deportations and better conditions at the privately run Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma
"Kenyan fighter jets bombarded on Tuesday a camp of Al-Shabaab in Bardera, Gedo region, killing 32 and injuring 10," Ali Matan, Gedo deputy governor, told a local radio station on Wednesday.
Japan's ties with both neighbours have worsened over bilateral territorial disputes and a feeling in Seoul and Beijing that Tokyo has not atoned for its wartime aggression.
A Louisiana man who has spent nearly three decades on death row walked free, after prosecutors said in late 2013 "credible evidence" came to their attention "supporting a finding that Ford was neither present at, nor a participant in, the robbery and murder"
Around 5,200 Anbar families have found refuge in Kurdistan, where many are now staying in hotels and holiday resorts.
The law to raise the minimum required votes to gain seats in the parliament was passed with 67 votes out of 120 in favor of the change, much to the dismay of minority parties including those set up to represent Palestinians.
Guterres said his biggest worry is that "a total disaster" could occur if the international community diverts its attention away from Syria's conflict
Zeidan was in Malta for two hours late on Tuesday on a refuelling stop before going to "another European country", Prime Minister Joseph Muscat told state-owned television TVM.
Moscow's Basmanny District Court ruled that Yarosh should be arrested for making "public calls for terrorist and extremist activities via the media".
Sisi, Mubarak's chief of military intelligence, had to be president of "all Egyptians", Moussa said in his office
The Philippines air dropped food and water to soldiers stationed on a grounded transport ship on the disputed Second Thomas Shoal, after China blocked two Filipino supply ships from reaching the troops