Israeli president to begin cabinet formation talks

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Sunday will begin deliberations with leaders of the country's political parties before tasking one of them with forming the...

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...

Philippines: MILF repositions as army moves on BIFF

Moro Islamic Liberation Front forces in area of purge of BIFF to be 'repositioned' as gov't troops advanceBy Hader Glang
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -...

Ex-Netanyahu aide calls US ambassador to Israel ‘Jew boy’

Former advisor to Israeli PM insults US ambassador Daniel Shapiro over criticism of Israeli policyBy Kaamil Ahmed JERUSALEM – A former aide to...

Ex-Thai PM Yingluck sues attorney general over rice case

Claims Attorney General had indicted her in a corruption probe without sufficient evidence By CS Thana BANGKOK - Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has struck...

Turkish investment sought for Pakistan's energy sector

In an interview with Anadolu Agency, chief minister of Pakistan's Punjab province, says investors cannot go wrongBy Humeyra Atilgan BuyukovaliISTANBUL - Turkish investment is...

Afghan parliament attack exposes barriers to peace

Taliban parliament attack shows militants not ready to lay down arms despite preparations for peace talks: expertsBy Shadi Khan SaifKABUL, Afghanistan  - The Taliban's brazen...

Palestinians gear up to mark 40th ‘Land Day’

Occasion commemorates Palestinians killed in 1976 while protesting massive Israeli land grabBy Anees Bargouthi JERUSALEM – Palestinians on Wednesday geared up to...

Davutoglu calls Merkel after Istanbul bomb attack

'Investigation is being meticulously carried out and all necessary information will be shared with German officials,' Turkish PM tells German chancellorANKARA - Turkish...

PA welcomes France’s Israel-Palestine peace plan

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas hails French initiative aimed at resuming moribund 'peace process' By Anees Barghouti JERUSALEM - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud...

Turkish presidential model to ‘improve decision-making’

Adviser to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says new system would makeflexible policy-making possibleANKARA - A key adviser to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on...

Cuba, US reopen embassies after 50-year hiatus

Full relations restored at midnight, setting in motion a day of flurried ceremonial events.WASHINGTON – The U.S. and Cuba reopened embassies in each...

Married couple convicted of London bombing attempt

Court rules man and woman had planned to stage attack on anniversary of 2005 London Underground bombingsLONDON - A married couple has been found...

UN chief plans March summit on resettling refugees

Ban says he asked UN refugee agency to convene Resettlement Plus conference in MarchNEW YORK - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday said...

Nepal Maoists protest India-China deal on disputed land

– Nepal's Maoists hold nationwide shutdown over India-China trade route through disputed regionBy Deepak AdhikariKATHMANDU, Nepal – More than 100 Maoist activists were arrested in...

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