Tuesday, 13 May 2014 20:01

Famine Looms in South Soudan, UN Warns

UN Secretary -General, Ban Ki-moon, warned of famine and homelessness which threaten more than half the population of South Sudan , and called for the formation of a special court to try those who bear the responsibilty for the recent violations in the country. "The most important priorities is to…
Jordan's kidnapped ambassador to Libya has been freed by his captors, has left the country and is on his way home, a Jordanian cabinet minister said on Tuesday. "Ambassador Fawaz al-Itan is on his way home and in good health," Jordan's Foreign Minister Nasser Joudeh was quoted as saying on…
Pro-Moscow activists in eastern Ukraine have declared independence and sought to join Russia, undermining upcoming presidential elections and strengthening the Kremlin's hand. Monday’s declaration added pressure on Kiev to hold talks with the separatists following a referendum on self-rule in the east of the country. Self-declared separatist leader Denis Pushilin…
Tuesday, 13 May 2014 09:19

Bomb kills five in northern Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - At least five people have been killed and six injured when a bomb blew himself up inside a stadium in northwest Pakistan. The bomb was targeting a group of refugees from the country's troubled tribal belt who had gone to a government-run camp in the Arbab Niaz…
At least 36 people died after a boat carrying immigrants predominantly from sub-Saharan Africa sank off Libya’s coast just east of the capital Tripoli earlier this week, the Libyan government said on Sunday. The vessel appeared to run into trouble around 37 miles (60 km) east of Tripoli, Rami Kaal,…
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