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Kurdish forces retake Iraqi town, nearby villages from IS militants

Kurdish forces retake Iraqi town, nearby villages from IS militants

October 25, 2014 - 23:33 AMT  19:33 GMT
The Kurds claimed victory in Zumar in September, only to withdraw from the town again after suffering heavy losses.
Egypt faces threat to its existence from jihadists: president

Egypt faces threat to its existence from jihadists: president

October 25, 2014 - 16:43 AMT  12:43 GMT
No group has said it carried out the attacks, which came as the army continued an offensive against jihadists in northern Sinai.
Turkish pianist to government: don’t be afraid of arts

Turkish pianist to government: don’t be afraid of arts

October 25, 2014 - 16:33 AMT  12:33 GMT
Say released an open letter to the government this week protesting the move and calling on officials not to be ‘‘afraid of the arts.’’
Number of Ebola cases exceeds 10,000: WHO

Number of Ebola cases exceeds 10,000: WHO

October 25, 2014 - 15:18 AMT  11:18 GMT
A shortage of labs capable of handling potentially infected blood samples has also made it difficult to track the outbreak.
Targeting of human rights defenders in Azerbaijan must stop: CoE official

Targeting of human rights defenders in Azerbaijan must stop: CoE official

October 25, 2014 - 15:06 AMT  11:06 GMT
"The recent repressive measures go in exactly the opposite direction from what I have recommended," Nils Muižnieks said.
Iran executes woman despite int’l campaign

Iran executes woman despite int’l campaign

October 25, 2014 - 13:41 AMT  09:41 GMT
Jabbari was arrested in 2007 for the murder of Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, a former employee of Iran's ministry of intelligence.
Syrian Kurdish official rejects Erdogan report of deal with FSA

Syrian Kurdish official rejects Erdogan report of deal with FSA

October 25, 2014 - 11:27 AMT  07:27 GMT
“I was hoping the help would come in 24 hours. It's been more than a month and we're still waiting,” Saleh Moslem said.
Lavrov says Russia never questioned Ukraine’s relations with EU

Lavrov says Russia never questioned Ukraine’s relations with EU

October 25, 2014 - 10:00 AMT  06:00 GMT
“We never questioned Ukraine's right to develop partnership relations with the European Union,” the Russian Foreign Minister said.
Two dead in Washington state high school shooting

Two dead in Washington state high school shooting

October 25, 2014 - 09:19 AMT  05:19 GMT
The school district official and several witnesses said the shooter had been previously involved in a fight with another student.
Putin accuses U.S. of endangering global security

Putin accuses U.S. of endangering global security

October 24, 2014 - 20:42 AMT  16:42 GMT
"We did not start this," Putin told an informal group of experts on Russia that includes many Western specialists critical of him.
Attack on army post in Egypt's Sinai leaves 25 dead

Attack on army post in Egypt's Sinai leaves 25 dead

October 24, 2014 - 19:34 AMT  15:34 GMT
All the cities in northern Sinai have been without police since the 2011 uprising that toppled longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
Jailed Azeri human rights defender nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Jailed Azeri human rights defender nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

October 24, 2014 - 19:07 AMT  15:07 GMT
Yunus has been in prison since July 30, when she was sentenced to three months pre-trial detention on charges of treason.
Yellow powder found in packages sent to consulates in Turkey

Yellow powder found in packages sent to consulates in Turkey

October 24, 2014 - 18:15 AMT  14:15 GMT
“The letter containing a yellow substance was examined in line with regular procedures,” Turkey's disaster management agency said.
Palestinians to launch diplomatic push for int’l recognition

Palestinians to launch diplomatic push for int’l recognition

October 24, 2014 - 14:57 AMT  10:57 GMT
"If Netanyahu believes that he can sustain the status quo and (that) we'll do that for him, forget him," senior negotiator Saeb Erakat said.
Pakistani, Iranian forces exchange mortar fire along border

Pakistani, Iranian forces exchange mortar fire along border

October 24, 2014 - 14:36 AMT  10:36 GMT
Pakistan has been accused by predominantly Shia Muslim Iran of failing to stop cross-border attacks on its forces by extremist Sunni Muslim militants.
Putin, Merkel hope for Oct 29 gas talks to be productive: Kremlin

Putin, Merkel hope for Oct 29 gas talks to be productive: Kremlin

October 24, 2014 - 14:13 AMT  10:13 GMT
German Chancellor and Russian President stressed the importance of reaching an agreement on gas supplies to Ukraine in a telephone call.
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