Israeli troops ‘abuse’ disabled Palestinian boy

Israeli troops abuse Palestinian boy

Israeli soldiers have been accused of abusing a mentally disabled Palestinian boy for reportedly throwing stones, a human rights group has said. Footage captured on Sunday showed two soldiers roughing up an 11-year-old child in Hebron, in the occupied West Bank, on suspicion he had thrown stones at troops. B’Tselem, an Israeli human rights group, More...

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Sweden hunts for mystery underwater vessel

Sweden hunts for mystery ‘underwater vessel’

Sweden’s military has for a fifth day dispatched forces to the Stockholm archipelago after reports of “foreign underwater activity” in the area. Battleships, minesweepers, helicopters and more More...

Total CEO Christophe de Margerie

Total CEO Christophe de Margerie killed in plane accident

The chief executive of French oil major Total (TOTF.PA), Christophe de Margerie, was killed in an airplane collision with a snow plow at Moscow’s Vnukovo International Airport, airport spokeswoman Elena Krylova More...

GOUGH WHITLAM

Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam has died, aged 98

Former Australian prime minister Gough Whitlam, who died this morning aged 98, has been hailed as “a giant” of Australian politics who “inspired a legion of young people” to reform the nation. Mr Whitlam More...

Turkey to let Iraqi Kurds join Kobane battle

Turkey to let Iraqi Kurds join Kobane battle

Turkey has said it will allow Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters to cross its borders and join Syrian Kurdish forces battling the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the embattled Syrian town of Kobane. “We More...

Deadly car bombings hit Iraqs Karbala

Deadly car bombings hit Iraq’s Karbala

Five car bombings in the revered Iraqi city of Karbala have killed at least 15 people, Iraqi official have said. A police officer said on Monday that the explosives-laden cars were parked in commercial areas and More...

Australia parliament reverses face veil rule

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 in separate glassed public enclosure in the building due to security concerns. The More...

Sri Lanka President Mahindra Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka ‘to hold early presidential poll’

Sri Lanka will hold presidential election in January next year, two years ahead of schedule, Information Minister Keheliya Rambukwella has said. Rambukwella, however, said a final announcement could only be made More...

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