26 February 2015 22:18
A bomb blast in the northeastern Nigerian town of Biu has claimed the lives of at least 18 people.
According to Babagana Kyari, a civilian vigilante, on Thursday, “at least 18 people, including three women, died... and several others were injured” when a bomber targeted the Tashar Gandu motor park in Biu, Borno State.
Another bomber was gunned down before detonating his...
22 February 2015 23:22
At least three people have been killed and more than 10 others sustained injuries in an explosion during a march in Ukraine’s government-controlled eastern city of Kharkiv.
Local officials said the blast took place on Sunday as people were attending a pro-government march marking the one-year anniversary of the protests that led to the overthrow of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych.
9 February 2015 15:28
A new study showed that emissions from e-cigarette aerosols and flavorings damage lung cells by creating harmful free radicals and inflammation in lung tissue, suggesting that e-cigarettes are likely a toxic replacement for tobacco products.
Do electronic cigarettes help people quit smoking? As the debate continues on that point, a new University of Rochester study suggests that e-cigarettes are likely a...
4 February 2015 11:13
Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF) in a statement issued late Tuesday announced: Since the first moment 1st Lt. Muath Kasasbeh fell captive to the cowardly terrorist organization, JAF, supported by various state agencies, has exerted relentless efforts to free him from the forces of evil and darkness. But this criminal gang insisted to put a tragic end to his life,...
3 February 2015 23:44
Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani has expressed hope that the ongoing nuclear talks between Iran and the six world powers would yield result.
The Iranian official said on Tuesday that Iran and the P5+1 group would hopefully reach a conclusion at the end of the mutually-agreed deadline slated for end of June.
Larijani said he believed the negotiations face ups and...
3 February 2015 13:59
Cuba has released the first photographs of former president Fidel Castro in more than five months amid rumors that his health is failing.
Nearly two dozen photos were published on the websites of Cuba’s main state official media outlets, including that of the newspaper Granma, around midnight Monday.
The images showed the 88-year-old Castro sitting at his home discussing current events...
2 February 2015 13:20
Jordan vowed Sunday to do all it could to save an airman held by the ISIL terrorist group after the militants killed a Japanese journalist they had been holding.Pilot
Safi Kassasbeh, the father of pilot Maaz al-Kassasbeh, denounced the killing of Kenji Goto and told AFP the Jordanian "government is responsible" for his son's fate. "Maaz is our...
1 February 2015 19:51
Last week, the banking committee at US Senate approved a new legislation against Iran that aims to "toughen sanctions" on Iran unless Iran agrees to the severe terms mentioned in the bill. The bi-partisan 'Kirk-Mendez' bill named after its sponsors is titled 'Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act of 2013' and has been defended as a "measure to put pressure on...
30 January 2015 23:36
The first outcome of the Quneitra Martyrs Operation in occupied Shebaa Farms was the resolution of one of the intended plots behind the delay of Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah's stance.
What the diplomatic delegations in Beirut feared, took place and the worst scenario according to it, fell: a "clean" operation from all standards". It was a painful response on...
30 January 2015 14:24
An armed man has interrupted the programs of Dutch public broadcaster the Nederlandse Omroep Stichting (NOS) after entering the headquarters of the television network outside the capital, Amsterdam, demanding airtime.
The 19-year-old man, who was carrying a pistol, entered the NOS building in the central city of Hilversum, located about 20 kilometers (12 miles) east of Amsterdam, shortly before 8 p.m....
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