Wednesday, February 18, 2015
At least 20 Afghan policemen were killed on Tuesday in a Taliban attack near Kabul, bringing to 26 the number of officers to die since the start of an army offensive aimed at weakening the insurgents.
Turkey's leaders on Monday vowed to take action over the “open wound” of violence against women, after the murder and attempted rape of a 20-year-old female student by a bus driver unleashed a wave of public anger.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Anger mounted in Turkey Monday over the murder and attempted rape of a 20-year-old female student by a bus driver, as a court placed three suspects in pre-trial detention over the brutal killing.
Iranian artist Parviz Tanavoli has built a successful career around the concept of nothing.
Iran has denied a report that its supreme leader wrote a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama, the Islamic Republic's official news agency reported, as the country negotiates with world powers over its contested nuclear program.
Sudanese security officers seized the print runs of 13 newspapers on Monday in one of the most sweeping crackdowns on the press in recent years, a media watchdog said.
Lateefa al-Waalan just wanted to make Arabic coffee simple: no more laborious mixing of ingredients and careful attention to boiling.
Monday, February 16, 2015
A video purporting to show the mass beheading of Coptic Christian hostages was released Sunday by militants in Libya affiliated with the Islamic State group.
Shiite militiamen who seized power in Yemen vowed to defy “threats” as the U.N. Security Council prepared to adopt a resolution Sunday calling on them to step aside or face consequences.
A Sunni tribal leader, his son and seven bodyguards were killed in Baghdad, a cousin told AFP Saturday, in an attack that could inflame sectarian tension in Iraq.