Friday, 1st August 2014
International
  • Cameroon sends 14 Boko Haram members to prison
    yesterday 11:51
    A military court in Cameroon has handed down prison sentences of up to 20 years to 14 Boko Haram members, the countrys state broadcaster Crtv reported Friday (July 25). The defendants, who were arrested in March after the ...
  • Afghans making preparations to celebrate Eidul-Fatar amid security concerns
    yesterday 09:10
    Amid security concerns, devout Afghan Muslims are now busy shopping and making preparations to celebrate the upcoming Eidul Fatar, the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, the second biggest religious festival among Muslims all ...
  • Gaza toll exceeds 850 as conflict rages on: Medics
    yesterday 08:54
    Israeli fire on Gaza killed a pregnant woman and a senior Islamic Jihad figure Friday (July 25) , as the Palestinian death toll from 18 days of violence exceeded 850, emergency services said. Surgeons saved the life of the ...
  • Two palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli soldiers in W. Bank protest
    yesterday 07:39
    Two Palestinian teenagers were shot dead during confrontations with Israeli soldiers in the West Bank, Palestinian medical sources said Saturday. A 16-year-old boy was killed in the West Bank city of Bethlehem during ...
  • Hamas agrees 12-hour truce from Saturday morning
    yesterday 07:30
    A Hamas official told AFP on Saturday that the Islamist militant group would observe a 12-hour Gaza ceasefire starting later in the morning. "There is national consensus on a humanitarian truce... for 12 hours on Saturday, ...
  • Israeli fire brings Gaza deaths to 808: Medics
    6 days ago
    Israeli fire in Gaza on Friday killed a pregnant woman and a senior Islamic Jihad propagandist, taking the Palestinian death toll to 808, emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said. He said an air strike on a house in ...
  • French officials doubt air algerie plane was attack victim
    25th July 2014
    Investigators have concluded the Air Algerie flight with 116 people on board broke apart when it hit the ground, French officials said on Friday, suggesting this meant it was unlikely to have been the victim of an attack. ...
  • British experts examine second MH17 black box
    25th July 2014
    British investigators have started examining the second black box from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 which was shot down over Ukraine, the transport ministry said Thursday. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) in ...
  • Website of European central bank hacked
    24th July 2014
    The website of major euro zone financial administrator European Central Bank (ECB) has been attacked by Internet hackers, who have stolen e-mail addresses of thousands of website visitors and contacts of journalists and ...
  • Ukrainian PM announces resignation
    24th July 2014
    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk announced his resignation on Thursday over parliaments "ineffectiveness" after two political parties withdrew from Ukraines ruling coalition. "I am announcing about my resignation ...