CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
Voters in Central African Republic cast their ballots for peacePeople in the Central African Republic wrapped up voting to elect new democratic leadership on Sunday, determined to turn the page on years of bloodshed that has killed thousands…
Iran, Indonesia ban Valentine’s Day celebrationsIran and Indonesia have cracked down on Valentine’s Day celebrations, arguing that the commercial observance of February 14 promotes the spreading of “decadent” western culture.
Forbidden loveEight countries and eight love stories frowned upon by society due to politics, race or religion. “Forbidden Love” tells the stories of modern-day Romeos and Juliets.
Supreme Court Justice Scalia's death sparks political battleConservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died, setting up a major political showdown between President Barack Obama and the Republican-controlled Senate over…
On The Observers
Pope condemns drugs, corruption on Mexico visitPope Francis launched a broadside against endemic corruption on Saturday on his first visit to Mexico as pontiff, calling on President Enrique Pena Nieto and his government to…
Haiti lawmakers elect Privert interim presidentHaitian lawmakers early Sunday elected Jocelerme Privert as the troubled country's interim president to fill a power vacuum following the departure of Michel Martelly, after a…
SYRIA - SAUDI ARABIA
Saudi Arabia deploys fighter jets to Turkish air baseSaudi Arabia has deployed warplanes to a Turkish airbase in order to "intensify" its operations against the Islamic State group in Syria, a senior Saudi defence official has said.