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Arab League head to visit Gaza to show solidarity with Palestinians

Arab League head to visit Gaza to show solidarity with Palestinians

November 18, 2012 - 18:46 AMT  14:46 GMT
The source also said that Elaraby set the date of the visit in coordination with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
Uruguay not going to apologize for sending delegation to Artsakh

Uruguay not going to apologize for sending delegation to Artsakh

November 18, 2012 - 18:28 AMT  14:28 GMT
“Uruguay's international activity is based on strong and traditional principles and values,” the Foreign Ministry said.
Fire kills at least 11 in shanty town near Bangladeshi capital

Fire kills at least 11 in shanty town near Bangladeshi capital

November 18, 2012 - 15:14 AMT  11:14 GMT
The cause of the fire is still being investigated, but initial reports suggest a cigarette or mosquito coil may be to blame.
Lagarde says Greek rescue plan should be “rooted in reality”

Lagarde says Greek rescue plan should be “rooted in reality”

November 18, 2012 - 15:10 AMT  11:10 GMT
"The sense I have ... is that the Europeans have taken the view that the zone has to stay a zone of 17 member states," Lagarde said.
5 Turkish soldiers killed in PKK clashes

5 Turkish soldiers killed in PKK clashes

November 18, 2012 - 14:52 AMT  10:52 GMT
Clashes occurred when military forces encountered militants during an operation conducted in a rural area of Şemdinli district.
Japanese police arrest another U.S. Marine on Okinawa

Japanese police arrest another U.S. Marine on Okinawa

November 18, 2012 - 14:45 AMT  10:45 GMT
The arrest was especially inflammatory on Okinawa, where the Emperor Akihito was visiting to attend a Marine event.
Two killed as helicopter crashes in Central Russia

Two killed as helicopter crashes in Central Russia

November 18, 2012 - 14:37 AMT  10:37 GMT
No people were hurt on the ground and no buildings were damaged in the incident, which occurred near a village.
Tawadros II installed as Coptic pope in Egypt

Tawadros II installed as Coptic pope in Egypt

November 18, 2012 - 14:33 AMT  10:33 GMT
Coptic Christians, whose church predates the arrival of Islam in Egypt, make up a tenth of Egypt's 83 million people.
Israeli PM says IDF prepared to widen Gaza offensive

Israeli PM says IDF prepared to widen Gaza offensive

November 18, 2012 - 14:25 AMT  10:25 GMT
Netanyahu confirmed the IAF has struck more than 1,000 targets in Gaza since the beginning of Operation Pillar of Defense.
Syrian opposition to have ambassador in France

Syrian opposition to have ambassador in France

November 18, 2012 - 11:11 AMT  07:11 GMT
The two leaders talked about ways in which the coalition could gain both legitimacy and credibility, Hollande said.
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