Thursday, November 5, 2015
An international bid to ensure Syrians abroad are allowed to vote in potential future elections is being seen by the regime in Damascus as an attempt to ensure it loses.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama on Wednesday called on the world to fund and promote societal change to support girls' education.
Turkey launched new airstrikes on Kurdish rebels and rounded up rivals of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday, an early hint of the hard-line tactics his party intends to pursue after its surprise election win.
A rare tropical cyclone has slammed into Yemen, triggering heavy flooding and causing "enormous" damage in a region of the war-racked country dominated by al-Qaida, a senior official said Tuesday.
A young Afghan woman who was married against her will has been stoned to death after she eloped with another man, officials said Tuesday, in an attack recorded in a graphic video.1 Comment
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) charged in a damning report on Monday that Turkey's election was marred by a media crackdown, violence and other security concerns.
Afghanistan will take back all its citizens being deported from Germany as the European country struggles to accommodate hundreds of thousands of refugees and other migrants who have arrived there this year, a Kabul official said.
Nearly 30 years ago Hisham and his brothers -- natives of the Dheisheh Palestinian refugee camp south of Bethlehem -- lobbed stones at soldiers in the first uprising against Israel's occupation.