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Second round of Syria talks makes faltering start
Monday, 10 February 2014 23:43
A second round of Syria peace talks got off to a shaky start on Monday, with the two sides complaining about violations... Read more


Tunisian police kill seven militants, including senior commander
Tuesday, 04 February 2014 18:15
Tunisian police killed seven Islamist militants, including a senior commander wanted for the assassination of two... Read more

Ukrainian opposition seeks to cut president's powers
Tuesday, 04 February 2014 18:13
Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovich, battling mass unrest against his rule, faced demands from the opposition... Read more


Ukraine frees tortured activist as president returns to work
Sunday, 02 February 2014 19:35
The Ukrainian government bowed to intense Western pressure on Sunday to let an opposition activist fly abroad... Read more

Three explosions rock Yemeni capital Sanaa
Sunday, 02 February 2014 19:32
Three large explosions were heard in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Sunday, close to the defense ministry, the... Read more


Iran wants to be at Syria talks but rejects conditions
Thursday, 16 January 2014 00:52
Iran wants to take part in next week's international peace conference on Syria but will not attend if conditions... Read more


U.S. judge denies request for delay in Indian diplomat case
Thursday, 09 January 2014 01:11
A federal judge has denied a request by a lawyer for Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade to delay proceedings... Read more


Chinese icebreaker stuck after helping in Antarctic rescue
Friday, 03 January 2014 00:35
A Chinese icebreaker that helped rescue 52 passengers from a Russian ship stranded in Antarctic ice found itself... Read more

U.S. Embassy says evacuating more staff from South Sudan
Friday, 03 January 2014 00:33
The U.S. Embassy in the South Sudanese capital Juba has ordered the evacuation of more staff from the country,... Read more


South Sudan rebels seize oil wells, mediators urge talks
Thursday, 26 December 2013 17:47
Rebels in South Sudan have seized some oil wells and captured half of the capital of the main oil-producing... Read more

U.S. expedites delivery of missiles, drones to Iraq amid violence
Thursday, 26 December 2013 17:46
The United States has delivered dozens of Hellfire air-to-ground missiles to Iraq in recent weeks and plans shipments... Read more

Dozens of bodies recovered after violence in Central African Republic
Thursday, 26 December 2013 17:44
Red Cross workers have recovered 44 bodies from the streets of Central African Republic's capital, Bangui, they... Read more


U.S. diplomats, but not prosecutors, seek to quell India dispute
Thursday, 19 December 2013 21:37
The U.S. government sought to present a united front on Thursday and play down any signs of a rift between the... Read more


Venezuela's Maduro holds rare dialogue with opponents
Wednesday, 18 December 2013 23:34
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro held a rare meeting with opponents on Wednesday, challenging them to collect... Read more

Russia signals to Syria's Assad to stay silent on re-election
Wednesday, 18 December 2013 23:33
A Russian diplomat signaled on Thursday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad should refrain from statements suggesting... Read more


U.N. confirms chemical arms were used repeatedly in Syria
Thursday, 12 December 2013 23:37
Chemical weapons were likely used in five out of seven attacks investigated by U.N. experts in Syria, where a... Read more


Protesters fell Lenin statue, tell Ukraine's president 'you're next'
Sunday, 08 December 2013 23:32
Anti-government protesters toppled a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in Ukraine's capital and attacked... Read more


Syrian opposition to attend Geneva peace conference
Wednesday, 27 November 2013 22:45
The Syrian National Coalition opposition group will attend the long-delayed "Geneva 2" talks in January... Read more

Australian diplomacy tested by Indonesia, China rows
Wednesday, 27 November 2013 22:43
When Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott swept to power in September's general election, his promise... Read more


Berlusconi faces expulsion from parliament over tax fraud sentence
Tuesday, 26 November 2013 23:49
Italian center-right leader Silvio Berlusconi faces one of the heaviest blows of his 20-year political career... Read more

Gunmen kill two Russian military instructors in Yemen: police
Tuesday, 26 November 2013 01:21
Gunmen on a motorbike shot dead two Russian military instructors in the Yemeni capital on Tuesday, a Yemeni police source... Read more


Scores killed as rebels battle to break siege of Damascus suburbs
Sunday, 24 November 2013 20:08
Fierce fighting to the east of Damascus has killed more than 160 people in the past two days as Syrian rebels... Read more


Indonesia relations with Australia turn to ice over phone tapping
Tuesday, 19 November 2013 23:32
Indonesia's froze a broad range of cooperation with Australia on Wednesday after reports that its neighbor... Read more

Iranian lawmakers demand government stick to nuclear program
Tuesday, 19 November 2013 01:31
Iranian parliamentarians gathered signatures on Tuesday to demand that the government carry on enriching uranium... Read more


'Alarming exploitation' of workers in Qatar: Amnesty
Monday, 18 November 2013 00:45
Qatar's construction industry is rife with abuse of migrant workers who are "treated like cattle"... Read more


Slovenian PM wins confidence vote, but bailout risk remains
Friday, 15 November 2013 01:13
Slovenia's government won a confidence vote on Thursday over its efforts to avert an international bailout,... Read more


Mursi says he was kidnapped before being removed by army
Wednesday, 13 November 2013 03:09
Deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi said on Wednesday he was kidnapped by the Republican Guard and then held... Read more


Iran foreign minister blames West for nuclear talks breakdown
Tuesday, 12 November 2013 00:33
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hit back at U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry late on Tuesday and blamed... Read more


Super typhoon Haiyan slams into Philippines, at least three dead
Friday, 08 November 2013 00:11
The strongest typhoon in the world this year and possibly the most powerful ever to hit land battered... Read more


Chemical weapons watchdog verifies previously inaccessible Syrian site
Thursday, 07 November 2013 02:13
Global chemical weapons watchdog inspectors using footage from sealed cameras have verified one of two... Read more

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