Police officers injured as violence flares in BaltimoreBaltimore erupted in violence on Monday as hundreds of rioters looted stores, set buildings on fire and injured at least 15 police officers following the funeral of a 25-year-old…
Islamic State militants 'kill five missing journalists' in LibyaMilitants from the Islamic State group have slit the throats of five journalists working for a Libyan TV station in the eastern part of the country, an army commander said on…
ISRAEL - PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES
UN says Israel responsible for Gaza shelter attacksA United Nations inquiry blamed the Israeli military on Monday for seven attacks on UN schools in Gaza that were used as shelters during the 2014 war.
Gnassingbe poised to extend family’s half-century in powerTogo's incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe appeared set for a third term after a weekend election, with partial results issued on Monday giving him a strong lead.
French unemployment hits new record in MarchThe number of unemployed in France hit a new record in March at 3.51 million people, up 0.4 percent from February, with young people especially hard hit, the labour ministry said…
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.
Baltimore protest over Freddie Gray death turns violentThousands of people marched peacefully through downtown Baltimore on Saturday to protest the unexplained death of a black man in police custody but pockets of violence erupted…
Burundi's president seeks 'unconstitutional' third termBurundi's president was Saturday declared as the ruling party's candidate for a third term in office, despite mounting protests over a move the opposition says is unconstitutional.
Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front seizes key Syrian townAl-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate and its allies seized the last major government-held city in Idlib province on Saturday, in a blow that could expose the regime's coastal heartland to…
Former Yemen president calls for dialogue to end warYemen’s former president Ali Abdullah Saleh called on Friday on all Yemenis to return to a political dialogue to end to the country’s conflict.
Statue of Liberty declared safe after bomb scareThe Statue of Liberty was declared safe on Friday after a bomb scare forced the evacuation of thousands of tourists from the New York Harbor landmark, the National Parks Service…
WORLD WAR I
Turkey, world leaders mark Gallipoli centenaryTurkey hosted leaders from World War I's former Allied powers Friday to honour the tens of thousands killed at the Battle of Gallipoli 100 years ago in one of the most futile yet…