UN envoy denounces Friday attacks in Libya’s Tripoli

United Nations (UN) Special Envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon denounced on Saturday a string of airstrikes against Libyan capital Tripoli on Friday. Leon said actions...

Libya’s rivals maintain fight as Morocco hosts dialogue

Troops backed by Libya's Tobruk-based parliament and government on Saturday launched aerial strikes against Mitiga airport in capital Tripoli along with a military site...

Libya’s rivals maintain fight as Morocco hosts dialogue

Troops backed by Libya's Tobruk-based parliament and government on Saturday launched aerial strikes against Mitiga airport in capital Tripoli along with a military site...

Bahceli re-elected head of Turkish nationalist party

Bahceli re-elected leader of Turkish opposition Nationalist Movement Party with 1,149 votes. Turkey's Nationalist Movement Party, or MHP, leader, Devlet Bahceli, was re-elected during the party's 11th Regular Grand Congress...

PKK head calls for end to armed conflict against Turkey

PKK must convene congress to end 40-year armed conflict against Turkey, jailed Kurdistan Workers' Party leader said in message. The jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers'...

Turkey condemns twin suicide attacks in Yemen

More than 100 people were killed in blasts that targeted two mosques frequented by Houthis. Turkey strongly condemned Friday's twin attacks on two mosques in Yemen's capital, Saana,...

Crimea undergoes social, political change post-annexation

Social and political changes emerge in Crimea after its annexation by Russia in 2014. Russia has increased its influence in Crimea in the social, political and...

Australia’s bid for UN Rights Council seat challenged

Human rights law center director says 'disconnect' exists between what Australia says at international level and its domestic actions. The United Nations is being urged to examine...

Bangladesh ‘untouchables’ demand equal rights

Underprivleged communities considered by some as "untouchable" demand equal rights in Bangladesh. Some of Bangladesh's most underprivileged communities have demanded equal rights in every aspect...

Syria’s Newroz attack death toll rises to 37

Kurdish Regional Government in northern Iraq condemned attack on Saturday via its official website. At least 37 people were killed Friday in a suicide attack...

Australia’s bid for UN Rights Council seat challenged

Human rights law center director says 'disconnect' exits between what Australia says at international level and its domestic actions. The United Nations is being urged to examine...

10 killed in Somalia clan fighting

At least 10 people have been killed and several others injured in renewed clan fighting in central Somalia, a government official said Saturday. "The two clan...

12 killed in Egypt bus accident

At least 12 people were killed when their bus plunged into a canal west of Egyptian capital Cairo. "So far, 12 passengers were killed and...

Soldier injured in S. Yemen blast

A soldier was seriously injured in a bomb blast Saturday in Yemen's southern Hadhramaut province, eyewitnesses have said. "An explosive device exploded at a military...

Thousands rally in southeastern Turkey to welcome Newroz

Celebration this year is of great importance as letter from jailed PKK head calling for peace is due to be read out. Thousands of people...