Friday, February 7, 2014
Egypt's military says the nation's top soldier will, if he decides to run for president, announce his intention in an address to the “glorious people of Egypt,” not through a third party.
A top European official has voiced concern over new Turkish legislation that would tighten government controls over the Internet.
The Bank of England voted Thursday to keep its main interest rate at a record-low level of 0.50 percent, where it has now stood for nearly five years.
Negotiators for Pakistan's government and Taliban met Thursday for a first round of talks aimed at ending the militants' bloody seven-year insurgency, sources said.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
U.S. officials declared Tuesday that Iran is “not open for business” and vowed to scrutinize the companies heading to the Islamic republic since it entered a temporary nuclear agreement.
A bomb blast rocked the playground of a primary school in Libya's restive second city Benghazi during recess on Wednesday, wounding 12 children, two of them seriously, officials said.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Syria's opposition leader met Russia's top diplomat on Tuesday in a bid to persuade Moscow to push its ally Damascus to agree to a transitional government for the war-scarred nation.
Four Turkish policemen on Monday denied beating to death a 19-year-old student in mass anti-government protests that rocked the country last June, as they went on trial amid heavy security.
Khulud Shehab's withered hands push two of her children out of Yarmuk in southern Damascus, anxious to flee the hell and hunger of the Palestinian refugee camp as fast as possible.