Category: World

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Lebanon – Salameh rejects US demand to close SLCB

Central Bank Gov. Riad Salameh refused an American request to close the Syrian Lebanese Commercial Bank, saying it did not ...

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Germany’s conservatives and Social Democrats agree coalition government deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the Social Democrats (SPD) Wednesday agreed to a coalition deal, taking Europe’s economic powerhouse ...

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UN demands Syria ceasefire

The United Nations called Tuesday for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Syria of at least one month as heavy air ...

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Syria rebels down Russian plane, capture pilot: monitor

Rebel fighters shot down a Russian plane over Syria’s northwest Idlib province on Saturday, a monitor said, taking its Russian ...

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Turkish police detain 82 people in raids targeting Daesh

Turkish police detained 82 suspected Daesh (ISIS) members, 77 of them foreign nationals, in raids across Istanbul, state-run Anadolu news ...

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London mosque terror attacker jailed for at least 43 years

A man who deliberately drove a van into a group of worshippers near a London mosque, killing one man, was ...

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Vatican ‘closer to historic recognition of Beijing bishops’

The Vatican is moving closer to a historic agreement with China over the major stumbling bloc of who ordains bishops, ...

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90, mostly Pakistanis, believed dead in shipwreck off Libya

An estimated 90 migrants are feared to have drowned off the coast of Libya after a smuggler’s boat capsized early ...

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5 dead after 2 army helicopters crash in France

At least five people were killed after two army helicopters crashed near a lake in southern France, investigators said Friday. ...

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Iran arrests 29 women as headscarf protests intensify

Tehran police have arrested 29 women for appearing in public without a headscarf as protests against the dress code in ...