Egypt declares state of emergency in Sinai

Egypt declares state of emergency in Sinai

Egypt has declared a state of emergency in the north and centre of the Sinai Peninsula after a suicide car bombing killed at least 30 soldiers. The measures will begin on Saturday at 03:00 GMT “for More...

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Cpl. NathanCirillo’s body returned home

Cpl Cirillos body returned home

As Cpl. Nathan Cirillo made his final journey home Friday, thousands of Canadians lined the roads and highway overpasses from Ottawa to Hamilton, Ont., to salute the young soldier More...

Harper vows to ‘fight terror’ after Ottawa attack

Harper vows to fight terror after Ottawa attack

Canada’s prime minister has condemned the “brutal and violent” shooting of a Canadian soldier in Ottawa and a hit-and-run that killed another soldier earlier More...

Suspected shooter identified in Ottawa attack

Suspected shooter identified in Ottawa attack

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau has been identified by Canadian officials to their American counterparts as the suspected gunman in Wednesday’s shooting in Ottawa, multiple U.S. officials More...

Russian President Vladimir Putin

Putin accuses United States of damaging world order

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Friday of endangering global security by imposing a “unilateral diktat” on the rest of the world and shifted More...

EU reaches deal on CO2 emissions cut

European Union leaders have reached what they described as the world’s most ambitious climate change targets for 2030, paving the way for a new UN-backed global treaty More...

Uruguayan vote rests on a knife-edge

Uruguayan vote rests on a knife-edge

The political party of outgoing President Jose Mujica, who gained international notice for social reforms such as legalisation More...

Brazil presidential rivals face off in debate

Brazil presidential rivals face off in debate

Brazil’s presidential candidates have faced off in a heated debate just two days before their runoff election, More...

Iran hangs woman despite condemnation Iran hangs woman despite condemnation

Iran has executed a 26-year-old woman convicted for killing a man whom she said tried to...

Kurdish fighters regain ground in Kobane Kurdish fighters regain ground in Kobane

Kurdish fighters have retaken a hill near Kobane from ISIL fighters that could prove essential if...

Palestinian boy shot dead by Israeli army Palestinian boy shot dead by Israeli army

A American-Palestinian boy has been shot dead during clashes between Israeli soldiers and stone-throwing protesters in...

Hong Kong protest leaders to hold street vote

Hong Kong protest leaders to hold street vote

Hong Kong protesters plan to hold a straw poll on government proposals they rejected earlier in the week as More...

Hong Kong protesters to vote on talks offer

Protesters in Hong Kong have said they plan to hold a spot referendum on whether to stay on the streets or accept..

Hazaras shot dead in attack on Pakistan bus

At least eight members of Pakistan’s ethnic Hazara minority have been killed and two people wounded, when unknown gunmen opened fire..

Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam has died, aged 98

GOUGH WHITLAM

Former Australian prime minister Gough Whitlam, who died this morning aged 98, has been hailed as “a giant” More...

Australia parliament reverses face veil rule

Australia’s parliament has abandoned amid an outcry a controversial plan to make women wearing the niqab or the face veil sit..

Parents of 3 children killed in MH17: ‘Our lives are an ongoing hell’

The parents of three children killed on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 described how it felt to have their bodies returned home..

Samantha Harris Is ‘Elated’ to Be Cancer Free

Samantha Harris Is Elated to Be Cancer Free Difficult doesn’t begin to describe the past six months for Samantha Harris. But now that she is officially cancer free, she..

Google executive Alan Eustace sets skydiving record

Google executive Alan Eustace sets skydiving record An executive from Google has set a new skydiving record by jumping successfully from near the top of the stratosphere – about 135,000..
The world’s most visited cities

The world’s most visited cities

The same attractions that prompt people to love visiting a city – top-ranked restaurants, vibrant nightlife, diverse neighbourhoods, iconic sights –..
Ralph Nader urges Apple to reduce buybacks, improve wages

Ralph Nader urges Apple to reduce buybacks, improve wages

Consumer advocate Ralph Nader sent a letter to Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook urging the company to reduce its..
Reminiscing Can Help Boost Mental Performance

Reminiscing Can Help Boost Mental Performance

To solve a mental puzzle, the brain’s executive control network for externally focused, goal-oriented thinking must activate, while the network for..
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