Washington: A US official on Monday confirmed that a ceasefire deal appeared to have been reached between Nigeria and Boko Haram militants, but said talks to release some 200 kidnapped girls
Havana: The world must confront Ebola in West Africa to prevent what could become one of the worst pandemics in human history, Cuban President Raul Castro said on Monday.
"I am convinced
Washington: The United States on Monday praised a policy reversal by Turkey which agreed to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross the border to help defend a besieged Syrian town.
Niamey (Niger): A US drone crash-landed at Niger's main airport for unknown reasons today, the US army said, forcing the closure of the runway for several hours.
The "hard landing" of
New York: IKEA, whose stadium-sized furniture stores draw shoppers from miles around, is making an online push.
The CEO of IKEA Group, the world's largest furniture chain, is pushing
Baquba: The Islamic State jihadist group on Monday attacked the Kurdish-controlled town of Qara Tapah, northeast of Baghdad, killing at least seven peshmerga troops and three civilians,
Beirut: Lebanon is at a high risk of being affected by deadly Ebola virus, which has ravaged parts of West Africa and prompted a worldwide health scare, the country`s health minister said
Washington: With no new Ebola cases in five days, US authorities were cautious but hopeful Monday that the virus has been contained in the United States after a flawed response revealed
Paris: Fresh UN climate talks opened in Bonn today with a plea for nations to overcome rifts as scientists reported record global temperatures for a month of September.
In an appeal
Jerusalem: Israeli settlers moved into 10 new homes in annexed east Jerusalem today, activists said, in spite of fierce local opposition and international condemnation of such takeovers.
Santiago: A former bodyguard of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet was arrested Monday along with nine other former officials for the kidnapping and murder of 13 people during the military
Abuja: There is cautious optimism in Nigeria today over local reports that the more than 200 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls may soon be released soon as part of a cease-fire agreement with the
Gammarth (Tunisia): The head of the World Health Organization says the agency will be upfront about its handling of the Ebola outbreak, following an internal report that details failures in
Johannesburg: A prominent member of South Africa's ruling party was shot in the chest during a robbery at an ATM in the country's east, the African National Congress said today.
United Nations: A UN staff member in Sierra Leone has died from Ebola, the third employee from the world organization to succumb to the deadly virus, the UN spokesman said Monday.
Sanaa: At least 60 people were killed in Yemen as clashes raged between Shiite rebels and al-Qaeda militants backed by Sunni tribesmen battling for territory in the strife-hit country, sources
Geneva: The World Trade Organization on today set up a body to rule on a raging trade dispute between Brussels and Moscow over duties imposed on European vehicles in Russia.
Washington: With no new Ebola cases in five days, US authorities were cautious but hopeful on Monday that the virus has been contained in the United States after a flawed response revealed
United Nations: A UN staff member in Sierra Leone has died from Ebola, the third employee from the world organization to succumb to the deadly virus, the UN spokesman said on Monday.
Kano: Nigeria's government may have negotiated a supposed ceasefire with only one faction of Boko Haram, an influential regional group has said, as violence continued unabated in the far
Stockholm: The Swedish navy stepped up its hunt today for a suspected foreign submarine in its waters with fingers pointing at Moscow in a throwback to the Cold War.
Chicago: President Barack Obama has cast his vote early for the 2014 midterm elections.
Obama voted on Monday at a community center named after the late Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Near
Boston: At least 1,000 people will be summoned and asked to fill out questionnaires for the jury in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a federal judge said on
Washington: A Saudi inmate with links to al Qaeda will remain at the Guantanamo Bay prison and a second Saudi man has been cleared for transfer home, a US national security panel said on Monday
Dallas: Weeks of worry about Ebola infection ended on Monday for several dozen people who came off watch lists in the United States, but more than 260 others were still being monitored for
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