Afghan guard kills foreigners in Kabul hospital attackA guard at a children's hospital in the Afghan capital of Kabul opened fire on the staff on Thursday morning, killing at least three foreign nationals, according to Afghan sec...
Video: Mayor in east Ukraine ready ‘to turn Slaviansk into battlefield’The self-proclaimed mayor of Slaviansk in Ukraine’s east remains firm on fighting any Kiev attempt to try to recapture the city, saying that he is prepared to turn the separatist s...
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Iranians shave heads to protest political prisoner ‘abuse’Dozens of Iranians have sheared their hair in support of political prisoners held at a penitentiary in Tehran, who say guards beat them and shaved their heads last week. Read mor...
New far-right mayor moves to quash Paris region mosqueThe recently elected far-right mayor of a Parisian suburb has not wasted any time in following through on one of his campaign promises: upend a project for a new mosque.
US soldiers arrive in Poland as Ukraine crisis continuesThe first contingent of US Army paratroopers has landed in Poland for military exercises amid tensions with Russia over Ukraine.
Fatah, Hamas agree to form Palestinian unity governmentThe rival Palestinian leaderships of Fatah and Hamas made a fresh attempt Wednesday to overcome their political divisions, announcing that they would seek to form a unity governmen...
Millions of Syrians desperately need aid, says UNUnited Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says almost 3.5 million civilians in Syria are in a desperate situation and have virtually no access to humanitarian aid.
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Muslims in CAR pray for an escape routeHundreds of Muslims are trapped in a slum in the Central African Republic's capital, Bangui. After months of brutal sectarian violence, they desperately want to leave the coun...