At least 12 killed in Paris terrorist attack (Update)

Paris. Twelve people were killed and 11 wounded after a group of gunmen assaulted the offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris on Wednesday. Two masked gunmen armed with...

The 2014 Wrap-up: Politics

Looking back at the outgoing year, one will certainly notice the growing tensions on every level of political functioning - from domestic social issues to...

Over 120 children killed in Taliban attack on Pakistani school

b Heba Delacres | Al-Masdar News At least 126 people, mostly children, have been killed in a Taliban attack on an army-run school in the...

China reopens embassy in Mogadishu, Somalia after 23 years

China has officially reopened its embassy in Somalia and accredited a new ambassador to the horn of Africa country recovering from years of conflict. China,...

Somalian troops capture key port town from al-Shabab

Somali government troops backed by African Union forces have captured a key stronghold of al-Shabab Islamists, local officials say. The regional governor told the BBC...

VIDEO: Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez to UN

Cristina Fernandez, President of Argentina's speech in the United Nations General Assembly. English Subtitles. Source: AudioVisualTelam

US & others vow to strengthen U.N. peacekeeping

The United States and dozens of other countries vowed to speed up and strengthen the U.N.’s overstretched peacekeeping response to crises around the world. More...

Edward Snowden wins ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’

Edward Snowden has been selected among the winners of the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the “alternative Nobel,” for his disclosures of top...

Climate change threatens hard-won peace

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened the UN Climate Summit on Tuesday, as world leaders and several business executives gathered to announce their commitments to...

Taliban Suicide Bomb Attack targets foreign convoy in central Kabul

The Taliban has taken responsibility for a suicide car bombing attack on a foreign military convoy just 200 meters away from the US embassy, killing 3 NATO...
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