Tehran: Seven young Iranians featured dancing to Pharrell Williams' hit "Happy" in a video that went viral on the Internet have been given suspended jail and lashing sentences, a lawyer said on
Seoul: An American recently sentenced to six years hard labour by a North Korean court pretended to have secret U.S. information and was deliberately arrested in a bid to become famous and meet
Washington: White House staff and reporters returned to the building after being briefly evacuated on Friday night because of an intruder on the grounds, a Reuters witness said.
United Nations: The UN Security Council Friday urged the international community to "further strengthen and expand support" for Iraqi government in fighting Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria
Minsk: Pro-Russian separatists and representatives from Kiev and Moscow agreed on Saturday on further measures to ensure a cease-fire between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists.
Moscow: Vladimir Putin is set to attend the G20 leaders` summit in November despite alarm over Russia`s actions in Ukraine with host Australia Saturday saying it was the "emphatic" wish of
Washington: U.S. officials hope to prevent two diplomatic challenges with Iran from colliding next week: the Iranian nuclear program and the threat posed by the Islamic State militant group.
Washington: White House staff and reporters were evacuated on Friday night by the Secret Service because an intruder was spotted running on the grounds of the complex shortly after President
Washington: Two Russian fighters entered a US "air defense identification zone" two days ago and were intercepted by American F-22 jets near Alaska, military officers have said.
United Nations: Iran and six major countries started a new round of talks towards a comprehensive agreement on its nuclear programme at the United Nations headquarters in New York Friday.
The Hague: The thirty additional researchers, who were sent to Kharkiv last week to investigate MH17 crash, returned to the Netherlands due to unstable security situation in eastern Ukraine,
Madrid: Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy Friday celebrated the result of Thursday's Scottish independence referendum in which Scotland voted to stay part of Britain.
Boston: A collection of letters John F Kennedy sent to the family of a lost PT-109 crewmate sold for USD 200,000 at an auction.
RR Auction, a Boston-based auction house, said the sale
Wellington: New Zealanders were voting on Friday in a general election to determine who will lead the country for the next three years and under strict laws allowing limited election coverage
Nairobi: Authorities in Kenya have said they have arrested two men believed to be Iranian nationals transiting through the east African nation on fake passports.
Washington: Top US diplomat John Kerry Friday made a passionate plea to wipe out poverty and improve health and education as the most powerful antidote to the "toxic" beliefs of extremists.
Dikmetas: Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani called on Friday for international intervention to protect a Kurdish town in neighbouring Syria from Islamic State fighters who have forced many
Edinburgh: Scottish leader Alex Salmond said Friday he would resign after losing an independence referendum that left the United Kingdom intact, while Queen Elizabeth II called for "mutual
Baghdad: A series of vehicle bombings in Iraq killed at least 31 people on Friday, officials said, in the second straight day of attacks in Baghdad blamed on Islamic militants who have seized
Baltimore: A judge has approved a USD 190 million settlement between Johns Hopkins Hospital and more than 8,000 patients of a gynaecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly photograph women
United Nations: The UN Security Council on Friday expressed support for Iraq`s new government as it confronts Islamist fighters.
The 15-member council adopted a statement backing Iraq
United Nations: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday that there was a role for Iran to play in the global effort to tackle hardline Islamic State militants, who have seized swathes
Washington: Training and equipping moderate Syrian rebels to fight Islamic State extremists will take months, the White House warned Friday a day after Congress approved the plan.
Berlin: Muslims across Germany held a day of prayer and rallies on Friday to condemn both Islamic extremism and a backlash against their faith that has seen arson attacks on mosques.
Cape Town: Against a global background of rising Islamist militancy a new mosque where gay people are welcome, Christians too, and women are treated equally to men opened peacefully in Cape
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