Tunisia set to make history again as first free presidential poll opensTunisia opened its first free presidential poll Sunday, as the birthplace of the “Arab Spring” once again makes history. But the resurgence of Islamist militancy and the return of...
Timeline: A decade of Iranian nuclear talksWorld powers are locked in crunch talks with Iranian negotiators in Vienna amid efforts to resolve a decade-long stand-off over Tehran’s nuclear ambitions.
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‘White helmets’, the Syrian men and women braving bombs to save livesIn Syria, they’re known as the Syrian Civil Defense. Elsewhere, they’re called the “white helmets”, which is what they wear during their rescue operations. For almost two years now...
The ‘Al Capones’ of Wall Street, high-frequency traders won’t be deterredThe battle over high-frequency trading is heating up on Wall Street as regulators and traders face off over the decade’s most controversial financial practice.
Messi breaks La Liga scoring record after hat-trickBarcelona forward Lionel Messi set a La Liga record of 253 goals when he grabbed a hat-trick in Saturday's 5-1 win at home to Sevilla, the latest milestone for the four-times...
Boko Haram kills dozens of Nigeria fish vendorsBoko Haram gunmen killed 48 fish vendors in Nigeria's restive Borno State, near the border with Chad, the head of the fish traders association told AFP on Sunday.
Burkina Faso vows to identify remains of folk hero SankaraBurkina Faso's new transitional president has promised to open an investigation to identify remains believed to be those of the West African nation's revolutionary hero T...
Pacquiao outclasses Algieri to retain WBO titleFilipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao comprehensively dismantled American Chris Algieri to retain his World Boxing Organization welterweight title at the Cotai Arena in Macau on Sunday...