New York: The US government, citing state secrets and a threat to national security, has asked a judge to toss out a defamation lawsuit that a wealthy Greek shipping magnate brought against a
United Nations: A Chinese envoy called here Monday on all relevant parties to adopt a flexible and pragmatic approach to reach a comprehensive settlement of the Iranian nuclear issue in the
Moscow: Russia will promote economic cooperation in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and take joint measures on issues such as energy security, Russia's President Vladimir Putin said
Lesotho`s leaders are planning to head to the polls early in a bid to restore political order following an attempted coup and stalled peace talks between deadlocked political parties, a South
United Nations: As the new school year kicks off across the world, nearly 300,000 children returned Monday back to UN-run schools in Gaza and Syria.
"In Gaza, conflict has profoundly
Moscow: Russia is calling on the international community to join efforts in defeating terrorism in the Middle East and North Africa, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.
Cairom: At least five extremists were killed Monday during security raids on their hideouts in Egypt's North Sinai province, a security official said on condition of anonymity.
Washington: The United States bombed the Islamic State near Baghdad, the first time US has targeted the militants close to the Iraqi capital, US officials said Monday.
A US defense
Washington: A 17,000-name petition in support of Roman Catholic nuns in the United States deemed too liberal by the Vatican has been delivered to the Holy See, organizers said Monday.
Moscow: The European Union (EU) sanctions against Russia limits the possibilities of bilateral dialogue, Russia's foreign ministry said Monday.
"The spiral of EU sanctions
Sucre: Authorities in Bolivia Monday confirmed that four people were killed and 11 others injured in a clash in central Bolivia's El Abra prison over the weekend.
The fighting broke
Washington: The World Bank Monday launched a new website to allow users to track the progress of the bank's projects and check whether the group is meeting its key targets, including poverty
Washington: US forces will target Syrian anti-aircraft systems if they take aim at American planes conducting strikes inside Syria against Islamic State rebels, a senior US official warned
Bangui: The United Nations on Monday took over a peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic previously run by the African Union, a move that rights groups said must lead to more
Ecuador: After years of political battle, gay couples in Ecuador lined up Monday to register their unions on their national identity cards like heterosexual couples.
Dressed in bridal
Cabo San Lucas: Looters ransacked shops in Mexico`s Los Cabos beach Monday after Hurricane Odile destroyed homes, flooded streets and wrecked hotels packed with tourists.
Skopje: Macedonia and Serbia, both candidate countries of the European Union (EU), reiterated Monday that they would not implement the EU's sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis.
Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the importance of maintaining the ceasefire in Ukraine in a phone conversation, the Kremlin said in a
Mogadishu: Somalia`s al Shabaab militants denied on Monday that Ugandan authorities had foiled an attack by the group, after police in Uganda`s capital seized explosives and suicide vests and
Paris: US Secretary of State John Kerry Monday refused to cooperate with Iran to fight the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria.
Speaking at the US ambassador's residence in Paris
Washington: President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor, America`s most distinguished honor for heroism in combat, to two soldiers who fought in the Vietnam War, one who survived and one
Brussels: Western nations must take military action against Islamic State militants because they pose a global threat, not just because of the murder of Western hostages, NATO chief Anders Fogh
Kiev: Ukraine's President on Monday offered parts of the separatist east of his country limited self-rule for three years under the terms of a peace plan reached with Russia.
Abuja: Nigeria's military on Monday appeared to rule out sabotage after an airforce jet disappeared while on operations in the insurgency-hit northeast.
Air Marshal Adesola Amosu,
Donetsk: International observers with the OSCE came under fire in restive eastern Ukraine on Sunday in what the mission described as an "unacceptable" incident.
The six monitors were
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