South Sudan president and rebel leader sign ceasefire deal
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have signed a deal to end 15 months of fighting in a civil war that has ravaged the world’s newest country and left tens of thousands dead.
Despite pimping charges, DSK ‘would have been good president’"Not loved, but missed," read the banner headline Sunday of a French daily emblazoned with a photograph of disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Khan in his trademark…
EGYPT - AUSTRALIA
Egypt deports jailed Al-Jazeera journalist back to AustraliaAn Egyptian court has ordered the deportation of jailed Al-Jazeera reporter Peter Greste to his native Australia, Egypt’s state news agency and security officials said Sunday.
Japan in shock as IS group claims killing of second hostageThe purported beheading of a second Japanese hostage by the Islamic State group has sparked outrage in Japan and around the world, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe saying Japan…
GREEECE - FRANCE
France ‘prepared to support Greece’ in debt renegotiationsFrance’s Socialist government offered support Sunday for Greece’s efforts to renegotiate debt for its huge bailout plan, amid renewed fears about Europe’s economic stability.
France win record fifth world handball titleFrance became the first team in handball history to win five world championships when they beat surprise finalists Qatar 25-22 on Sunday.
Video: Ukraine to evacuate eastern town of DebaltseveAs peace talks on the situation in Ukraine failed to deliver results and with the town of Debaltseve under constant shelling, Ukrainian authorities have moved to evacuate…
Djokovic beats Murray to claim fifth Australian Open titleWorld number one Novak Djokovic won a fifth Australian Open title and his eighth Grand Slam Sunday, grinding down Britain's Andy Murray in four sets to heap more misery on…
Boko Haram, Nigerian troops battle for control of MaiduguriBoko Haram fighters stormed the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Saturday, sparking a running battle with Nigerian troops for control of the strategically crucial Borno…