Rome: Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has handed out ice creams to journalists at his official residence in a lighthearted response to a cover of the Economist weekly showing him on a
United Nations: At least 44 peacekeepers have been taken hostage by the militnts in the Golan Heights, a UN spokesperson said Friday.
"The United Nations Department of Peacekeeping
Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday he has agreed with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on the proposal of delivering humanitarian assistance to southeastern Ukraine by
Moscow: The latest report of office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights distorts the situation on the Russia-Ukraine border, Russia`s foreign ministry said Friday.
Benghazi: Libyan jihadists said today they downed a plane belonging to forces of a rogue general, but a source close to the officer said it crashed because of a technical fault.
Washington: The White House Friday strongly defended Barack Obama's dress sense after the president faced some online disapproval for wearing a more informal tan-coloured suit at a news
Snezhnoye: Watched over by separatist rebels with automatic weapons, a group of captured Ukrainian soldiers toiled with shovels and brooms on Friday to clear up dirt and rubble from the ruins
Washington: The United States today accused Russia of moving across the border and targeting the Ukrainian military positions.
"Based on Russia's effort to escalate the situation
Geneva: The United Nations` Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) Friday said that racial and ethnic discrimination in the US remain a major cause of concern.
Gaza: Thousands of militants paraded in the besieged Gaza Strip on Friday, defiantly saying they would rearm as the prospects of a final deal on a long-term Israel-Hamas truce looked shaky.
Port Harcourt: At least 10 people died in Nigeria on Friday when a boat carrying 35 passengers bound for Port Harcourt capsized and sank, a rescue official and local government spokesman said
Washington: The US is currently not aware of any specific threat emanating from the ISIS terror group active in Iraq and Syria, the Obama administration said today.
Gaza City: Prospects of a final deal on a long-term Gaza truce between Israel and Hamas were seen as shaky on Friday after its leader ruled out Israeli demands to disarm the Palestinian
Beijing: At least 17 people have been killed and six others remained missing after a landslide destroyed a village in China's southwestern Guizhou Province.
The landslide struck
Moscow: President Vladimir Putin insisted on Friday that Kiev must enter substantial talks with pro-Russian rebels amid a dramatic escalation of the fighting in Ukraine.
Ankara: Turkey's new Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has reappointed all key ministers who served under the new president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, setting a course of continuity for the new
Washington: The Obama administration's chief nuclear negotiator refused on Friday to provide a hard deadline for a deal with Iran to prevent it from developing nuclear weapons. She vowed to
New York: The September 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year, marking the first time the general public will be able to visit ground zero on the
Brussels: NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen called on Friday on Russia to halt its "illegal" military actions in Ukraine, after the West accused Moscow of direct involvement in the conflict.
Dakar: The past week has seen the highest increase of Ebola cases since the outbreak in West Africa began, the World Health Organization said today, offering more evidence that the crisis is
Hanoi: A Philippine man and woman have been sentenced to death in Vietnam for smuggling nearly five kilograms (11 pounds) of cocaine into the communist country, reports said Friday.
Beijing: Two people were killed and eight others injured in an explosion at a residential building here on Friday.
The city's government has provided temporary homes for a dozen
Reykjavik: Iceland on Friday issued a red alert and banned air traffic near its largest volcano after it erupted overnight, threatening a replay of the global travel chaos four years ago when
Kiev: The conflict in eastern Ukraine has killed nearly 2,600 people since mid-April, the United Nations said on Friday in their latest report, explaining the sharp increase by fighting in
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
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