Int'l News Archive
  • »Al Qaeda gunmen storm Yemeni city, 30 people killed

    Sat 24 May / May 2014. 03:20 PM
    At least 30 people were killed in an overnight raid by gunmen on a city in southeastern Yemen, residents and a local official said on Saturday, as al Qaeda continues its fightback against a government offensive in the country.
  • »Egypt's Brotherhood struggles to regroup in exile

    Sat 24 May / May 2014. 03:19 PM
    Exiled leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood are struggling to regroup, targeted by hostile Arab powers, cut off from senior colleagues imprisoned back home and challenged by angry young followers tempted to seek change by violence.
  • »Syria video shows chlorine gas floating in streets: activists

    Sat 24 May / May 2014. 03:19 PM
    Opposition activists have posted a video of what they say is chlorine gas floating through the streets of a Syrian village and they accuse President Bashar al-Assad of mounting a chemical weapons campaign.
  • »Street by street, Assad extends grip in central Syria

    Sun 18 May / May 2014. 02:06 PM
    From his base in Damascus, Bashar al-Assad can contemplate a broad sweep of Syria clawed back from rebels who once threatened to drive him out. The capital which they targeted is now plastered with posters inviting Syrians to reelect him president.
  • »Fears of new Serbia flood surge

    Sun 18 May / May 2014. 02:02 PM
    Emergency workers in Serbia are preparing for a "flood wave" on one of the country's main rivers.
  • »General vows more attacks, families evacuate Benfgazi

    Sun 18 May / May 2014. 01:57 PM
    The self-declared Libyan National Army led by a renegade general told civilians on Saturday to leave parts of Benghazi before it launched a fresh attack on Islamist militants, a day after dozens were killed in the worst clashes in the city for months.
  • »Vietnam stops protests, China evacuates

    Sun 18 May / May 2014. 01:55 PM
    Vietnam flooded major cities with police to avert anti-China protests on Sunday, while Beijing evacuated thousands of citizens after a flare-up over disputed sovereignty in the South China Sea sparked rare and deadly rioting in Vietnam last week.
  • »Failing Ukraine state plays in to Russia's hands

    Sun 18 May / May 2014. 01:54 PM
    In late February, just two days after pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovich fled Kiev, Ukraine's parliament repealed a law enshrining the rights of Russian-speakers to use their first language.
  • »Israel hints back-channel talks launched with Palestinians

    Sun 18 May / May 2014. 01:46 PM
    A senior member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government hinted on Saturday that Israel was involved in back-channel contacts with Palestinian and Arab officials despite the collapse of U.S.-brokered peace negotiations last month.
  • »Cairo bomb wounds at least three at pro-Sisi rally: sources

    Sun 18 May / May 2014. 01:45 PM
    A bomb wounded at least three people at a Cairo election rally for presidential frontrunner Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday, security sources said, underscoring Egypt's instability nearly a year after he toppled Islamist leader Mohamed Mursi.
  • »France says Syria used chlorine in 14 recent attacks

    Wed 14 May / May 2014. 08:05 AM
    Syria may have used chemical weapons involving chlorine in 14 attacks in recent months, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Tuesday, expressing concerns that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is hiding toxic weapons.
  • »Six powers, Iran enter crunch phase of nuclear diplomacy

    Wed 14 May / May 2014. 08:04 AM
    Six world powers and Iran launch the decisive phase of diplomacy over Tehran's nuclear work during three-day talks starting in Vienna on Wednesday, with the aim of resolving their decade-old dispute by July 20 despite skepticism a deal is possible.
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