Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Members of Osama Bin Laden's family were among the victims in the crash of a private jet in Britain, the Saudi embassy in London says 1 in a message of condolences
Migrants trying to sail from Turkey to Greece are increasingly reporting being attacked by gunmen trying to prevent them from reaching Europe, according to multiple sources
A statement by Espen Barth Eide, the United Nations’ Cyprus envoy, on the return of land has triggered unrest in the Turkish side of the divided island
The U.S. State Department has announced its support for fighters in Northern Syria contains a broad array of groups, including for the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), the armed wing of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), in contradiction with statements from the Turkish Foreign Ministry
Turkish authorities have prevented a Dagestani man from joining the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) thanks to his mistake in presuming that Ankara is a seaside city and his twin brother's Whatsapp plot.
US-led coalition air strikes destroyed two key bridges used by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) jihadist group on Syria's side of the border with Iraq early on July 31, a monitoring group said.
Warplanes believed to be part of a U.S.-led alliance struck Nusra Front positions in northern Syria on July 31 following an attack by the al Qaeda-linked group on Western-backed rebels in the area, a group tracking the war said.
Kosovo’s government asked parliament on July 31 to reconsider its rejection of an ad hoc court to try ethnic Albanian former guerrillas for alleged war crimes including organ harvesting, responding to intense Western pressure
A Spanish court has agreed to slash the 2.7 million-euro ($3 million) bail set for Princess Cristina while she awaits trial for tax fraud.
PRISTINA - Reuters
SKOPJE – Reuters
Macedonia's main opposition party will return to parliament and the prime minister, hit by a scandal over widespread phone-tapping, will resign ahead of an election next April under a deal brokered overnight by the European Union.
KANO, Nigeria - Agence France-Presse
Boko Haram Islamists slit the throats of 10 fishermen in villages near Baga on the shores of the Lake Chad in northeastern Nigeria, a leading fisherman and a resident said July 30.
Obama warns African leaders who refuse to step down
Barack Obama on July 28 condemned African leaders who refuse to give up power and urged the continent to end "the cancer of corruption", in the first ever address to the African Union by a US president
Shebab kill at least six in Mogadishu hotel car bombing
Somalia's Shebab insurgents killed at least six people on July 26 in a huge car bomb attack on a hotel in the capital Mogadishu that is also home to several diplomatic missions, officials and witnesses said, with the death toll expected to rise.
YEREVAN, Armenia - The Associated Press
Street protests in the Armenian capital against a hike in electricity prices grew on June 23 evening, with an estimated 7,000 people joining a second attempt to march toward the presidential residence even after riot police had used water cannons to forcefully disperse demonstrators.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
U.S. Navy investigates report of cancer cluster at Guantanamo
The U.S. Navy is investigating a complaint that seeks the evacuation of civilian and military lawyers from parts of the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, following reports of cancer cases among personnel working on the trials of detainees there.
Mexico search for missing students turns up 129 bodies
The search for 43 missing college students in the southern state of Guerrero has turned up at least 60 clandestine graves and 129 bodies over the last 10 months, Mexico's attorney general's office says.
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Russian prosecutors on July 28 declared the US Congress-funded National Endowment for Democracy the first "undesirable" foreign group under a controversial new law to ban overseas organisations deemed a threat.
KABUL - Agence France-Presse
The Taliban on July 30 confirmed the death of their leader Mullah Omar but gave no word about who would take charge of the movement still waging a bloody insurgency in Afghanistan
BEIRUT - Agence France-Presse
US spied on Japan government, companies: WikiLeaks
The US spied on senior Japanese politicians, its top central banker and major companies including conglomerate Mitsubishi, according to documents released jULY 31 by WikiLeaks, which published a list of at least 35 targets.
Turkish Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Warsaw
A Turkish Airlines (THY) plane flying from Istanbul to San Francisco has made an emergency landing in Warsaw after what a Polish television channel reported as a suspicious package was found on board, Associated Press reported late July 30.
Daily News - Follow us on