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Israel intensifies Gaza attacks after Netanyahu warning

    Israel intensifies Gaza attacks after Netanyahu warning

At least 60 Palestinians are said to have been killed after Israel intensified its bombardment of Gaza and warned of a long conflict ahead. UN staff members are said to

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Liberia shuts its borders against Ebola

    Liberia shuts its borders against Ebola

The spread of the deadly Ebola Virus across West Africa countries has forced Liberia – one of the three countries to have recorded the severest casualties from the disease – to close most of its borders.

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Pope meets Sudanese sentenced to death for apostasy

    Pope meets Sudanese sentenced to death for apostasy

Pope Francis on Thursday met with Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman from an Islamic background who was sentenced to death-by-hanging for marrying a Christian and refusing to renounce her faith.

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Algerian official: Missing Air Algerie plane ‘has crashed’

    Algerian official: Missing Air Algerie plane ‘has crashed’

An Air Algerie flight crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, an Algerian aviation official said. There were few clear

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UPDATED: Algeria airliner missing on Sahara route

    UPDATED: Algeria airliner missing on Sahara route

Algeria’s national airline, Air Algerie, says it has lost contact with one of its planes flying from Burkina Faso to

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Dutch welcome home first remains of MH17 victims

    Dutch welcome home first remains of MH17 victims

A lone bugler sounding the traditional military farewell “Last Post” marked the arrival Wednesday in the Netherlands of the first

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51 feared dead in Taiwan plane crash

    51 feared dead in Taiwan plane crash

As many as 51 people are feared dead after a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed on one of Taiwan’s Penghu

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Ukraine: Two military fighter jets shot down

    Ukraine: Two military fighter jets shot down

Two Ukrainian military jets were shot down Wednesday in the eastern part of the country, where pro-Russian rebels have fought

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Rebels recover MH17 black boxes

    Rebels recover MH17 black boxes

Pro-Russian rebels claim to have recovered the black boxes of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 which was shot down by

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Al-Assad sworn in as Syria’s president for third term

    Al-Assad sworn in as Syria’s president for third term

Bashar al-Assad has been sworn in for a new seven-year term as president of Syria after an election victory that

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