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.
Mourners gather for slain New York policemanPolice officers in dress uniform and other mourners joined a somber, four-block line outside a New York City church on Friday for the wake of one of two officers shot by a man…
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…
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.
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,…
North Korea blames US for Internet outageNorth Korea called President Barack Obama "a monkey" and blamed the U.S. on Saturday for shutting down its Internet amid the hacking row over the comedy "The…
Former Belgian premier Leo Tindemans dies at 92Former Belgian Prime Minister Leo Tindemans, whose record support in European elections earned him the nickname “Mr. Europe”, died on Friday at the age of 92.Tindemans was a…
'The Interview' takes in $1 million in limited releaseRaunchy comedy “The Interview” took in one million dollars in its limited release opening day, Sony Studios said Friday, after the film was turned away by major theaters.
Top UN officials ordered to leave Sudan for ‘insulting’ the countrySudan said Friday it ordered two top United Nations officials to leave Khartoum for "insulting" the country and being "prejudiced" against its government.
Islamists kill Libyan soldiers in attack on oil portsAt least 22 soldiers were killed Thursday as Islamist militias launched a failed bid to seize Libyan oil ports, officials said. Islamists made gains in Benghazi, however, killing…
Al Shabaab militants attack African Union base in SomaliaEight Islamist gunmen infiltrated the main African Union (AU) base in Mogadishu on Thursday and killed three peacekeepers and a civilian contractor, the AU mission in Somalia said.
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