Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:55:36 GMT
Authorities closed off all access to a holy site in the Old City on Thursday, a step that a Palestinian spokesman called “a declaration of war.”
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:42:06 GMT
The producer of home carbonation systems, which became a focal point of a movement to boycott Israeli products made in the West Bank, said it planned to close the facility next year.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:36:25 GMT
Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman of Israel said the decision by Stockholm was unfortunate and would strengthen radical elements and Palestinian recalcitrance.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:56:22 GMT
The company must give $75,800 to $94,800 to over a dozen people who were made to work in its factory during Japanese colonial rule of Korea.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:51:42 GMT
Pro-Beijing newspapers in Hong Kong have made a former American intelligence officer a prime example in their allegations of a foreign conspiracy behind the city’s political tumult.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:23:38 GMT
The government rejected claims that it would hand over the first of two vessels in November, saying conditions in Ukraine had not been met.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:05:58 GMT
Dysfunction between presidents and prime ministers has hobbled the country, leaving it one of the poorest on the European Continent and often beholden to the whims of Russia.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:29:09 GMT
Demonstrators in Ouagadougou set fire to the Parliament building, took over state broadcasters and torched the homes of the president’s relatives.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:36:29 GMT
The World Health Organization’s assistant director general said there had been a decline in burials in the West African nation and no increases in confirmed cases.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:53:16 GMT
The number of Cubans attempting to immigrate to the United States by sea has nearly doubled in the past two years.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:06:52 GMT
The Pakistani teenager who shared the Nobel Peace Prize this year donated $50,000 from another award to rebuild a United Nations school damaged in the war between Israel and Hamas.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:33:09 GMT
The Educational Testing Service, which administers the test worldwide, is withholding the scores of those who took it on Oct. 11 while the company investigates the allegations.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:53:22 GMT
With the relentless spread of conflicts of faith and identity, the emblems of conventional warfare have changed.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:00:39 GMT
The prime minister has vowed to bring back money that corrupt Indians have allegedly sent overseas. But his initial findings were disappointing.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:00:04 GMT
Ten years after the filmmaker Theo van Gogh was murdered by a Dutch Muslim, the Netherlands is still confronting challenges to the country’s values of tolerance and free expression.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:09:37 GMT
Three bodies, not six, were said to have been recovered, and 192 people, not 300, were believed to be missing.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:05:58 GMT
The results were a blow for the Islamists who swept to power in the 2011 elections after the revolution that overthrew the government of President Zine el-Abdine Ben Ali.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:11:49 GMT
A Pentagon review comes in response to an investigation by The New York Times of how troops who were exposed to nerve and mustard agents were treated by the military.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:13:20 GMT
Officials in Kobani, Syria, hailed the arrival of Iraqi Kurdish soldiers and Syrian rebels, saying they hoped it heralded a more cooperative effort to fight the Islamic State.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:58:46 GMT
NATO on Wednesday reported an “unusual” spike in Russian military flights over the Black, Baltic and North Seas and the Atlantic Ocean during the past two days.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:52:28 GMT
The Educational Testing Service said it had reliable information that tests had been compromised for thousands of South Korean and Chinese students applying to American colleges and universities.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:28:22 GMT
A profane (and anonymous) slur prompted an angry (and anonymous) response, in another session of what one analyst called “the nanny-nanny-boo-boo kindergarten school” of geopolitics.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:28:59 GMT
France said Wednesday that a French soldier and about 20 Islamist militants had been killed during a fierce clash in northern Mali near the Algerian border.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:26:31 GMT
The authorities said they were investigating an allegation that the army kept a database of email addresses for people seeking a peace deal with the country’s main guerrilla group.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:23:31 GMT
Rebels and government forces both claimed Wednesday that they controlled the oil hub of Bentiu in South Sudan as fighting entered a third day.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:22:12 GMT
The police said Wednesday that they had arrested a man identified by the news media as a United States Army deserter wanted in Florida on child pornography charges.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:20:17 GMT
The state prosecutor’s office said a 14-year-old boy had been arrested on suspicion of planning to place a bomb in a busy Viennese train station and could be charged with belonging to a terrorist organization.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:41:53 GMT
This is what a normal campaign season looks like: strange people, funny memes, a strong influence of religion and lots of turnarounds.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:26:48 GMT
Fear-mongering about the disease is threatening to reverse decades of progress for the continent's image.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:50:11 GMT
The young protesters want what everybody else in an advanced society seems to have: a say in how we are governed.
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:54:09 GMT
The death of James Foley in August at the hands of Islamic State jihadists in Syria was a very public end to a hidden ordeal shared with nearly two dozen other Westerners.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:13:31 GMT
In 2012, Theo Padnos was kidnapped in Syria by the Nusra Front. After months of beatings and torture, he was certain he would be executed. Instead, he lived to tell this tale.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:03:16 GMT
Their husbands died fighting the Syrian government. Today, their widows who have been given safe haven in Jordan lead impoverished, vulnerable lives.
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:02:45 GMT
The Lagos Photo Festival strives to foster encounters among photographers inspired by Africa and to nurture local artists.
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:29:05 GMT
Annalisa Natali Murri’s images of the aftermath of a factory collapse that killed more than 1,000 in Bangladesh are jarring and spectral, akin to the lives of survivors and those who lost loved ones.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:42:51 GMT
Larry Diamond, a political sociologist, discussed the prospects for political liberalization in Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland in light of the pro-democracy demonstrations.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:01:18 GMT
Wei Ying-chung is the highest-profile person to face prosecution over revelations that have raised questions about the safety of Taiwan’s domestic and exported food supply.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:50:06 GMT
Canada’s largest school district moved to terminate its agreement with the institute, which would have offered after-school Chinese language and culture classes, over concerns about China’s human rights record and restrictions on academic freedom.