Wed, 26 Nov 2014 02:08:03 GMT
The freed captives were six Yemeni citizens, a Saudi and an Ethiopian, who were unharmed, Yemeni officials said in a statement.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:47:33 GMT
After a deadline for a nuclear deal was extended, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said world powers had tried and failed to bring Iran “to its knees.”
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:15:33 GMT
The Minaret of Jam, in a mountainous, remote region of Afghanistan, is leaning more and more, and officials fear it could fall.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:23:31 GMT
A display of official force early Tuesday gave way to a night of angry crowds facing off against police officers, some of them wielding pepper spray.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:51:41 GMT
Among those supplying information to the authorities is Gerry Adams, the president of Sinn Fein and a member of the Irish Parliament.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:47:10 GMT
A first folio of Shakespeare’s plays — one of only 233 known examples — was discovered by chance in a public library near Calais, France.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:33:30 GMT
The attack, which involved at least one female bomber, hit a market in Maiduguri, a city that was once headquarters to Boko Haram, the Islamist insurgent group.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:23:14 GMT
As no presidential candidate secured a majority, the two front-runners in the race will face each other, the election board announced on Tuesday.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 04:14:06 GMT
A gyrating banana greeted many visiting the pages for Parliament, the Supreme Court, the city of Ottawa and the Ottawa and Toronto police forces.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 02:30:27 GMT
The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to extend its peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, where a nearly year-old civil conflict has killed thousands of civilians.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:22:08 GMT
France agreed in 2011 sell two ships in a deal worth $1.6 billion, but the deal became a source of concern after Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:39:13 GMT
Europe, he declared before the European Parliament in France, has lost its way, its energies sapped by economic crisis and a remote, technocratic bureaucracy.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:48:38 GMT
The French company agreed last year to pay $398.2 million to settle U.S. allegations that it paid bribes to win oil and gas contracts in Iran.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:19:08 GMT
A report by a parliamentary committee on the killing of Lee Rigby outlined mistakes by British agencies and an American technology company preceding his death.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:41:24 GMT
The seven studied at Minzu University of China under Ilham Tohti, an ethnic Uighur who was convicted of separatism in September and received a life sentence.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 03:43:06 GMT
At an international conference on justice and rights, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said that women should not be regarded as equal to men and condemned feminists for rejecting motherhood.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 03:21:14 GMT
The accord with the breakaway region of Georgia comes at a time of deep apprehension in the West over Russia’s expansionist aspirations.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 02:43:10 GMT
Negotiations carried on in secret for months, but despite a thaw between the governments’ top envoys, the end result is only another extension.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 01:59:47 GMT
President Hassan Rouhani of Iran has in the eyes of many failed to deliver on pledges to get sanctions lifted, provide more freedoms and improve the economy.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 01:39:50 GMT
Villagers of Yahya Khel, where a bomber killed 61 people Sunday, expressed anger at the Taliban but also at a national government they felt had offered them little.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 01:21:56 GMT
Analysis of video of the May shooting suggested that the officer was to blame, the boy’s father and an Israeli who reconstructed the shooting said.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:22:44 GMT
Spanish authorities, struggling to secure the borders to their enclaves in Africa, are facing a new legal challenge over the position of border fences.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:28:21 GMT
Commanders from Operation Dignity said they ordered the strikes because the airport and the capital had fallen under the control of the rival coalition Libya Dawn.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:13:20 GMT
Syrian government warplanes killed at least 60 people Tuesday in airstrikes on Raqqa in northeastern Syria, the de facto capital of the Islamic State, activists said.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:10:28 GMT
Italy’s lower house of Parliament voted Tuesday to pass Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s Jobs Act.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:08:23 GMT
The country’s main rebel group on Tuesday released two low-ranking soldiers captured after a recent clash with government troops, but it remained unclear when it would free a general and two others it seized separately.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 03:51:37 GMT
A special tribunal on Monday sentenced a man to death for his role in mass killings during Bangladesh’s 1971 independence war.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:04:47 GMT
The country faces new threats and needs a strong nuclear deterrent more than ever.
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:19:34 GMT
Surely there is a way to respect, celebrate and maintain the spirit of the past.
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:56:08 GMT
Our people believe in inclusiveness as well as chosenness.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:00:06 GMT
A look at how ProPublica and Frontline collaborated to explore, through the lives of several subjects, the controversial relationship between Firestone and Charles Taylor of Liberia.
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 19:41:28 GMT
Should Russian actions in Ukraine scuttle U.S. cooperation on securing and cutting nuclear stockpiles?
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:41:43 GMT
Hundreds of millions of people who smoke in China may face much tougher rules in the future, as draft regulations banning smoking in all indoor public places have been unveiled.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:29:43 GMT
“Xi Dada Loves Peng Mama” and its accompanying video were inspired by images of China’s top couple together in recent news coverage, the song’s lyricist said.
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:31:53 GMT
In a plan inspired by research on urban heat islands, city planners are looking at ways to create corridors that encourage wind flow through the Chinese capital.