Monday, February 27, 2017

Russian military delivers humanitarian aid to some 3,800 Syrians over past 24 hours

Russian military servicemen were involved in eight humanitarian missions in war-torn Syria’s Aleppo, as well as in provinces of Latakia and Damascus, providing with aid up to 3,800 civilians over the past 24 hours, the Russian Center of the Reconciliation of the Warring Sides in Syria reported on Monday.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

France's Hollande strikes back at Trump over Paris remarks

In response to unfavorable comments over Paris, French President Francois Hollande on Saturday warned his American counterpart Donald Trump over showing "defiance towards an allied country."

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Over 300 migrant deaths on way to Europe in first two months of 2017, UN reports

An estimated 366 migrants died at sea during their Mediterranean journey to Europe in the first 53 days of 2017, down from 425 of the comparable period of last year, the United Nations migration agency said Friday.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Egypt Christians flee Sinai after a spate of attacks

Suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Coptic Christian man and stabbed his daughter to death inside his home in northern Sinai, the seventh such killing in a month's time in the restive region, officials and a Christian priest said Friday, prompting hundreds of Christians to flee from the area for fear of being targeted next.

Bosnia appeals UN court's ruling clearing Serbia of genocide

Bosnia is to ask the United Nations' top court to review its 2007 ruling that cleared Serbia of genocide during the 1990s civil war.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Just four Indonesians wealthier than poorest 100 million: Oxfam

The four richest Indonesians are wealthier than the poorest 100 million people in the country, a study has found, highlighting how huge numbers have been left behind as the economy booms.

Hundreds in Sydney protest visit by Israel's Netanyahu

Several hundred pro-Palestinian protesters demonstrated in Sydney on Thursday against the first visit to Australia by an Israeli prime minister, branding Benjamin Netanyahu a "war criminal" and brandishing a banner depicting him as Adolf Hitler.

Germany to Send Home More Rejected Asylum Seekers

Germany will speed up expulsions of rejected asylum seekers under measures agreed by Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet Wednesday, as controversy rages over sending people back to strife-torn Afghanistan.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

US President Donald Trump has launched another attack on the media

US President Donald Trump has launched another fierce attack on the media at a rally in the city of Melbourne in Florida. He said the media didn't want to report the truth and had their own agenda.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Kurds pledge to fight Turkey to retain Syria's Manbij

The commander of Kurdish fighters in Syria's Manbij city has told Al Jazeera that his forces will fight to defend any move by Turkey to take over the area.

Poll Shows Germans More Anxious About Trump's Policy Than About Putin's Actions

The German citizens are more worried about US President Donald Trump's policies than of Russian leader Vladimir Putin's, a poll issued on Friday by FG Wahlen said.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Schools, shops, restaurants and businesses across US close for "Day without Immigrants"

From snowing Washington D.C. to sunny Los Angeles, many schools, shops, restaurants and businesses closed down across the country Thursday to hold "Day without Immigrants" protests against President Donald Trump's policies on immigration.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Poll reveals majority of Israelis, Palestinians in favor of two-state solution

A joint Palestinian-Israeli poll revealed on Thursday, a majority of Israelis and just under half of Palestinians were in favor of a two-state solution, but less than half agreed with the framework outlined to implement the solution.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Europeans Lose Faith in EU as Support for Populists Surges

European citizens have "historically low levels of trust" in both national governments and the EU, as a "specter of fear" sweeping across the continent leads to increased support for anti-establishment and far-right political parties, new research has found.

Serbia dissatisfied with EU's failure to fulfill promises over migrant crisis: PM

Serbia is doing all it can to assist European countries to prevent illegal migrations but is dissatisfied with Europe's lack of a common solution for the migrant crisis, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic told Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz on Monday in Belgrade.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Paris rally over alleged police rape descends into riot

A peaceful rally in a Paris suburb has descended into violence amid anger over the case of a black youth worker who was allegedly raped with a police baton.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Israel approves 3,000 settlers homes in West Bank

Israel approved on Tuesday the construction of 3,000 housing units in West Bank settlements, amidst a spate of settlement expansion in the wake of the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.