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UN Security Council to vote Friday on Syria ceasefire

The U.N. Security Council will vote Friday at 4:00 p.m. local time, on a draft resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow for deliveries of humanitarian aid and…

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Curling: Swiss stun Canada to take bronze medal

Canada's Olympic curling nightmare was completed Friday when the men's team, gold medalists in the last three Games, lost 7-5 to Switzerland in the bronze medal match. Canada's men had…

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European stock markets slide at open

London - European stock markets slid at the start of trading on Thursday after large drops in Asia and on Wall Street, as investors predict a series of US interest…

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Syrian child, 7, kidnapped in east Lebanon

A 7-year-old Syrian child was kidnapped Thursday morning in Zahle’s Barr Elias. S.A.K. was taken from in front of her house as she was about to get on a school…

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German-Russian, 70, stabs Afghan, Syrian, Iraqi refugees

A 70-year-old man has been arrested accused of "politically motivated" attempted murder days after attacking three asylum seekers with a knife, German police said Thursday. The bloody attack took place…

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N.Korean closing Olympics delegation includes man blamed for deadly sinking

North Korea will send a high-level delegation to South Korea for the Winter Olympics closing ceremony, officials said Thursday, including the man blamed for the 2010 sinking of a South…

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Iraq says handed over 4 women, 27 children suspected of Daesh ties to Russia

Iraq has handed over to Russia four women and 27 children suspected of having ties to Daesh (ISIS), local television broadcaster Al-Sumaria quoted the foreign ministry as saying Thursday. "Iraq…

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Four arrests over Taiwan’s ‘first’ bitcoin robbery

Taiwan police have arrested four men over a bitcoin robbery worth Twd$5 million ($170,000) in what they said was the first case of its kind on the island. Bitcoin is…

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Nigeria rescues 76 schoolgirls after Boko Haram attack, others missing

The Nigerian military rescued 76 schoolgirls and recovered the bodies of two others on Wednesday, after the students went missing during a Boko Haram attack on a village, three parents,…

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People caught vaping behind the wheel could lose their licence

That’s the message from a British senior police officers who have warned drivers they could be prosecuted and even lose their license if they are caught. While using an e-cigarette…

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