SYRIA - TURKEY
Video: The cult of Kobane’s martyrsTwo months into the battle for Syria's Kobane, the stream of casualties crossing the border with Turkey is as steady as the Kurdish resolve to defend the flashpoint city.
Branson's Virgin spaceship crashes, killing pilotA commercial spacecraft being developed by Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic company crashed during a test flight on Friday at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, kil...
On The Observers
On The Observers
Video appears to show Egyptian army torturing civilians in Sinai desertA video has emerged of men in military dress torturing two civilians, one of whom is bloodied, in a village in Egypt’s Sinai desert. All signs point to the Egyptian army’s culpabil...
Blaise Compaoré, the African peacemaker who faced rebellion at homeHaving spent years burnishing his credentials as Africa's peacemaker, Burkina Faso's longtime ruler Blaise Compaoré may never get a chance to broker a peace deal in his o...
Fire forces French public radio off airThe headquarters of French public radio network Radio France were evacuated Friday after a fire broke out at the iconic circular building in Paris.
US judge rejects strict limits on Ebola nurseDeclaring Ebola fears in the United States “not entirely rational,” a judge rejected Maine’s bid for a quarantine on a nurse who treated victims of the disease in West Africa but t...
USA - Mexico: A danger-ridden borderIt’s one of the most porous borders in the world. Each month, abetted by smugglers working with drug cartels, thousands of Hispanic immigrants try to cross the frontier between Mex...
Video: Kinshasa remembers 'Rumble in the Jungle’, 40 years onForty years ago, in the stifling heat of Kinshasa, Muhammad Ali toppled the fearsome George Foreman and recaptured his heavyweight title in one of boxing’s most memorable moments.
UKRAINE - RUSSIA