Officers turn backs to NYC mayor during policeman’s funeralThousands of police from cities across the United States filled a New York City church and nearby streets on Saturday at the funeral for one of two police officers shot by a man…
Chelsea’s Torres to make Milan move permanentFormer Spain forward Fernando Torres’ loan move from Chelsea to AC Milan will become a permanent transfer next month, the Premier League club said on Saturday.
Syria ‘ready’ to attend Moscow peace talksSyria said on Saturday it is willing to participate in “preliminary consultations” in Moscow aimed at restarting peace talks next year to end its civil war.
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Report from Kobane: Love in the age of ISISMohammed A. Salih reports from inside the Syrian town of Kobane on what life is like for some of the few residents who have stayed behind despite a months-long siege by Islamic…
Al Shabaab leader with $3M bounty on head surrenders in SomaliaA top leader of Somalia’s al Qaeda-affiliated al Shabaab who had a $3 million bounty on his head has surrendered to authorities, a Somalian intelligence official said Saturday.
Belarus's president shakes up cabinet amid economic woesBelarussian President Alexander Lukashenko has dismissed the country’s prime minister, central bank head and other top ministers, the presidential press service said on Saturday,…
Egyptian columnist to be tried for ‘insulting Islam’Egypt's prosecutor has referred a female writer to trial for allegedly insulting Islam by criticising the slaughter of animals during a major religious festival, a judicial…
Egypt, Morocco ban 'Zionist' Exodus filmEgypt and Morocco have banned Hollywood’s big screen biblical epic "Exodus: Gods and Kings" because of what Egyptian censors described as "historical…