Greece’s anti-austerity Prime Minister sworn in

Alexis Tsipras

The election of a new anti-austerity government in Greece is raising questions about how the debt-laden state will satisfy its creditors and citizens weary of cost-cutting measures. The leader of the left-wing Syriza party, Alexis Tsipras, was sworn in as Greece’s new Prime Minister on Monday after forming a coalition with the right-wing Independent More...

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Sons of Egypts Mubarak leave Cairo prison

Sons of Egypt’s Mubarak leave Cairo prison

The two sons of deposed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak were released from prison nearly four years after they were first arrested along with their father, authorities say. Security officials said the two, businessman More...

Israel jails Palestinian girl, 14, for throwing stone

Israel jails Palestinian girl, 14, for throwing stone

Ali al-Khatib and his wife, Khawla, waited outside Ofer military prison on the outskirts of Ramallah for hours before they were allowed to attend a final court hearing for their 14-year-old daughter, Malak, who More...

Director General Margaret Chan

More than 8500 people have died from Ebola since the start of 2014

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has admitted that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa revealed “inadequacies and shortcomings” in how it responds to crises. Director General Margaret Chan told WHO’s More...

Nigerian women caught in Italys sex-trade trap

Nigerian women caught in Italy’s sex-trade trap

A record number of women from Nigeria arrived in Italy over the past year and fears have been raised that many fell victim to Europe’s growing sex trade. More than 1,200 Nigerian women came to Italy by boat More...

Obama attends India Republic Day celebrations

Obama attends India Republic Day celebrations

Barack Obama has become the first US president to be the guest of honour at India’s annual Republic Day parade, a colourful display of the South Asian nation’s military might and cultural diversity in More...

Damascus slammed with the heaviest rocket attacks in years

Damascus slammed with the heaviest rocket attacks in years

At least seven people have been killed in rocket attacks in Damascus, with at least 53 rockets fired on several neighbourhoods in the heaviest attack the Syrian capital has witnessed in recent years. State media More...

New Saudi king pledges continuity

New Saudi king pledges continuity

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz¬†has pledged continuity and moved to cement his hold on power, shortly after becoming the new king following the death of his half-brother King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz. King More...

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