Burundi priests resign as electoral supervisors

BUJUMBURA – The Catholic Church in Burundi on Thursday announced the withdrawal of its representatives tasked with overseeing parliamentary and local polls slated for...
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Egypt frees 40 Palestinians: Gaza Interior Ministry

GAZA CITY, Palestine – Egyptian authorities have released 40 Palestinian detainees, the Palestinian Interior Ministry in the GAza Strip said Tuesday. The ministry said in...

Obama: Paris attacks 'outrageous attempt' to instill fear

'This is an attack on all of humanity and the universal values that we share,' says ObamaWASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said Friday...
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4 Egypt troops killed in bomb blast in Sinai

Four Egyptian troops were killed on Wednesday when an explosive device went off in the northern quadrant of the Sinai Peninsula in northeastern Egypt,...

Thai junta told to stop hassling human rights lawyers

Human Rights Watch highlights case of junta threatening lawyer for Turkic Uighur man in Thai custody with 'defamation and false accusations' chargesBy Max ConstantBANGKOK...

Thailand: One-time junta ally slams its senate proposal

Fears expressed that constitution clause will spark new round of conflicts that will aggravate country’s already deep political divideBy Max ConstantBANGKOK - The...

Arab e-drive supports Turkey goods against Russia sanctions

Online campaign supports purchase of Turkish goods in face of Russian sanctions imposed after last week's shoot-down DOHA, Qatar – Arab writers and activists have...

Newt Gingrich Doesn’t Have Faith in Donald Trump

Days after fundamentally saying Trump's White House will be a morals free zone, Gingrich conceded that Trump has let him know that he isn't...

Turkey condemns Nigeria bombings

Blasts in Gombe and Yobe left more than 60 dead at start of Eid al-FitrANKARA - Turkey on Friday condemned bomb attacks in northeastern...

New Philippine fighter jets to join drills with US

Philippines to use supersonic jets in annual joint military exercises for first time in 10 years amid efforts to modernize defense system By Roy...

US dismisses UN Gaza report as biased

'We reject the basis under which this particular commission of inquiry was established,' says State Dept.WASHINGTON – The U.S. on Tuesday dismissed a...

British companies warn against EU exit

Following announcement of June referendum, business leaders stress importance of membershipLONDON - Britain’s exit from the EU would deter investment and threaten jobs,...

Malaysia forces arrive to join Saudi-led Yemen offensive

Malaysian troops have arrived Sunday in Saudi Arabia to join the Saudi-led coalition against Shiite Houthi group in Yemen, the Saudi state news agency...

Four policemen killed in two attacks in N. Egypt, Sinai

More than 350 security personnel have been killed in attacks since Egypt’s democratically elected president was ousted in mid-2013CAIRO – Four policemen were...

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