Armed jihadists claiming to come from Mali killed two foreigners, including a French national, and kidnapped many more more in a raid at an oil field in Algeria on Wednesday.
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ISTANBUL – Reports of fighting along Kashmir’s cease-fire line don’t normally receive much attention in the western media. Last week, for example, saw a series of clashes on 8 and 10 January that killed both Pakistani and Indian troops.
Bahraini government forces clashed with protesters on Sunday at the funeral of a demonstrator killed by teargas at a previous rally. Violent crackdowns continue as the demonstrators protest against the royal family, ruling for more than 40 years.
Defence chiefs have drawn up new contingency plans designed to prevent hostile action by Argentina towards the Falkland Islands.
America Sets Its Sights On Controlling African Resources … And Reducing Chinese Influence The U.S. is sending troops to 35 African nations under the guise of fighting Al Qaeda and related terrorists.
The co-founder of social news website Reddit committed suicide in New York City on Friday. Aaron Swartz was facing a controversial trial over the alleged violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. He faced decades in prison and a $1 million fine.
The U.S. is .. slowly moving to a system where online personas are inextricably linked to real-world identities, an idea with huge privacy and security implications.
For the first time, Saudi Arabian women will advise the king on policy and legislation. King Abdullah appointed 30 female advisors to the all-male Consultative Council.
In a rare challenge, a Shi'ite Muslim leader publicly criticized Pakistani military chief General Ashfaq Kayani over security in the country on Friday after bombings targeting the minority sect killed 118 people.
Piers Morgan calls the GOA Executive Director’s claim an “absolute lie.” Is it?
Back in August, we brought you the news of Vladimir Franz, a university teacher, painter and composer, who had announced that he was planning to run for President in the Czech Republic's 2013 elections.
Nearly a year ago, I interviewed David Evers, the executive director of Maine’s Biodiversity Research Institute, on the revelation that insect-eating inland songbirds can accumulate mercury at dangerous levels.
An argument over a restaurant bill spiraled out of control in a western Indian city, triggering violent clashes between Muslims and Hindus that killed four people. The mass brawl damaged the surrounding neighborhood and left at least 175 injured.
Seven people, including government workers, were arrested Saturday in Bangalore, India, on suspicion of being involved in human organ trafficking, police said.
Call her the girl with no name. A 15-year-old is suing the Icelandic state for the right to legally use the name given to her by her mother. The problem? Blaer, which means light breeze in Icelandic, is not on a list approved by the government.
The plane carrying fashion executive Vittorio Missoni, along with his wife and several other people, is missing in Venezuela.
Lance Armstrong is considering finally admitting that he doped, Juliet Macur of the New York Times reports.
China's first ever invasion of Japan's airspace happened just weeks ago, but the move appears to becoming a routine addition to the burgeoning standoff.
Dozens of locksmiths in the Spanish city of Pamplona have vowed to stop aiding authorities in evicting delinquent homeowners. The locksmiths said they would not assist in evictions that led to over 100 suicides in 2012.
The Kremlin has cast Gerard Depardieu in one of the most surprising roles of his life - as a new Russian citizen.
Women in Delhi are rushing to apply for gun licenses in the aftermath of the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old medical student who died in hospital last weekend, but most will be left defenseless as a result of India’s strict gun control laws.
The four major Russian Navy fleets will hold a joint exercise in late January in the Mediterranean and Black seas. It will be the biggest such event in decades.
An Airbus A320 airliner was forced to turn back halfway during its flight from Russia to Tajikistan after one of the passengers tried to force his way into cockpit.
A winter storm grounded a Royal Dutch Shell drilling rig in waters off the southern coast of Alaska's Kodiak Island, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
Just weeks after launching a long-distance missile that surprised the world, North Korea now wants to make amends with the South.
Mass Executions of Captives, Attack on Shi'ite Pilgrims
While we are all familiar with the demographic shock in the high income countries. For a few years already, Japan is experiencing a shrinking work force and a shrinking population.
By the time her season's greeting card and a handwritten note arrived in my office, my old friend Benazir Bhutto was already dead. The card mailed in Pakistan days before her murder, remains on my desk to this today, a touching last link from this re
New Zealand, Australia, Asia 1st to bid so long to 2012 as U.S., Canada prepare to party