First US-trained Syria rebel believed killed in fightingA member of a new Syrian force trained by the U.S. military was believed to have been killed in clashes last week with al Qaeda’s Syria wing, in what would be the fledgling…
Kosovo votes for new war crimes courtKosovo’s parliament voted to change the constitution on Monday and create a war crimes court, which the West wants to try ethnic Albanian former guerrillas for alleged war crimes…
Jury considers death penalty for Colorado gunmanJames Holmes, the Colorado movie massacre gunman, could face the death penalty after jurors found that aggravating factors, including the cruel nature of his crimes, counted for…
France's Manaudou wins men's 50m butterfly world titleFrance's Florent Manaudou won the men's 50m butterfly title at the world swimming championships on Monday to claim his second gold in Kazan, Russia.
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Saudi king cuts short French holiday amid beach rowSaudi Arabian King Salman left the south of France for Morocco on Sunday, cutting short a planned three-week stay after a petition from some 150,000 residents over the closure of…
In pictures: Wildfires rage through CaliforniaThousands of firefighters battled more than 20 major wildfires in California on Monday and officials called for evacuations as numerous homes were threatened by the flames.
Dozens dead as Syrian plane crashes in rebel-held townA Syrian military aircraft crashed while on a bombing run over the rebel-held northwestern town of Ariha on Monday, leaving at least 23 people dead, a monitoring group said.
Slain Mexican photojournalist showed ‘signs of torture'A prominent Mexican news photographer was among five people found dead in a middle-class neighborhood of the capital on Friday, the city's prosecutor told reporters at a Sunday…
Israel approves detention for Jewish extremistsIsrael’s security cabinet approved on Sunday the detention of citizens suspected of waging violence against Palestinians without trial in a crackdown aimed at capturing the…
Chinese police seize liquor bottles laced with ViagraChinese authorities have seized thousands of bottles of spirits laced with chemicals used to make erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra, officials said.
Ten Malian soldiers killed in Timbuktu 'terror' attackTen soldiers were killed Monday in a "terrorist" attack on their camp in the Timbuktu region of northern Mali, a military source said.
Some 6,000 homes evacuated as wildfires ravage CaliforniaThousands of fire fighters battled raging wildfires Sunday in drought-parched California, where officials evacuated entire neighbourhoods and closed miles of highway in the path…