‘Freedom of expression’ petition flops in FranceIn the wake of the deadly attack on Charlie Hebdo’s offices in Paris on Jan. 7, Reporters Without Borders called on France’s religious leaders to sign a “Declaration on Freedom…
Video: Everest base camp consumed by avalancheA climber at Mount Everest’s base camp caught on camera the terrifying moment an avalanche thundered down from the world’s highest mountain after a massive earthquake battered…
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A family’s flight – on foot – from Islamic State jihadistsIn the past few weeks, thousands of people have fled Iraq’s central Ramadi region, where clashes continue between Iraqi security forces and fighters from the Islamic State (IS)…
‘Night Wolves’ bikers vow to ride to Berlin despite bansDozens of leather-clad Russian bikers from the pro-Putin motorcycle "Night Wolves" club vowed on Saturday to ride to Berlin to mark the anniversary of the Soviet victory in World…
Bashir extends 26-year rule with landslide electionSudanese President Omar al-Bashir was re-elected on Monday with 94.05 percent of the vote in polls in which he faced no serious challenger, organisers said.
Russian hackers ‘accessed Obama’s unclassified emails’Emails to and from President Barack Obama were read by Russian hackers last year in a breach of the White House's unclassified computer system, The New York Times said Saturday.
In pictures: Dramatic rescue on Nepal’s Mount EverestRescue helicopters airlifted injured climbers off Mount Everest on Sunday, a day after an avalanche triggered by an earthquake devastated Everest base camp.
Deadly clashes as Burundi police disperse protestersPolice in the Burundian capital clashed on Sunday with small groups of protesters who had gathered to demonstrate against President Pierre Nkurunziza seeking a third term in…