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New York – Mario Cuomo’s Death, Whats Being Said

New York – Mario Cuomo’s Death, Whats Being Said

New York – Mario Cuomo, former three term Governor died Thursday hours after his son Andrew was sworn in for his second term as governor… Read More ›

Ramallah – Analysis: For Confrontation In ICC Move, Abbas Trades Stalemate

Ramallah – Analysis: For Confrontation In ICC Move, Abbas Trades Stalemate

Ramallah – By signing onto the International Criminal Court, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has entered into his most serious confrontation yet with Israel. His decision… Read More ›

Surabaya, Indonesia – AirAsia Crash Search Officials Identified 1st Of 9 Bodies

Surabaya, Indonesia – AirAsia Crash Search Officials Identified 1st Of 9 Bodies

Surabaya, Indonesia – As search crews struggled against wind and heavy rain to find more than 150 people still missing, a passenger aboard AirAsia Flight… Read More ›

Tehran – 50 Women Arrested By Iranian Police For ‘Un-Islamic’ Dress

Tehran – 50 Women Arrested By Iranian Police For ‘Un-Islamic’ Dress

Tehran – According to reports from the Islamic Republic, morality police arrested a number of women for immodest dress in Tehran last week. Officers reportedly confronted… Read More ›

Syria – Assad Shown Embracing With Troops In Rare Public Visit During New Year Celebration

Syria – Assad Shown Embracing With Troops In Rare Public Visit During New Year Celebration

Damascus – Posting pictures of the rare trip, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited a district on the outskirts of Damascus and thanked soldiers fighting “in… Read More ›

North Korea – Leader Kim Jong Un Is Now Open To A Summit With South Korea

North Korea – Leader Kim Jong Un Is Now Open To A Summit With South Korea

North Korea – Days after a proposal from Seoul to resume dialogue, leader Kim Jong Un said he was open to a high-level summit with… Read More ›

New York rising minimum wage

New York rising minimum wage

New York’s minimum wage will rise from $8 to $8.75 an hour on Wednesday, giving a boost in pay to some 700,000 workers. The state… Read More ›

China to begin free trade with Israel in 2015

China to begin free trade with Israel in 2015

China will begin trade negotiations with Israel this year. China and members of the Gulf Cooperation Council – Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the… Read More ›

Man armed with an automatic weapon and a bomb detained outside Istanbul palace

Man armed with an automatic weapon and a bomb detained outside Istanbul palace

A man carrying an automatic weapon and a bomb was captured in front of İstanbul’s historic Dolmabahçe Palace on Thursday, according to the Turkish newspaper… Read More ›

Libya –  Up To 1.8 Million Barrels Of Crude Destroyed At Oil Port Fire

Libya – Up To 1.8 Million Barrels Of Crude Destroyed At Oil Port Fire

Libya – A top oil official said on Tuesday, a fire raging for almost a week at Libya’s biggest oil port of Es Sider has destroyed… Read More ›

Jakarta – Official: No Victim From Crashed AirAsia Plane Was Found With Life Jacket On

Jakarta – Official: No Victim From Crashed AirAsia Plane Was Found With Life Jacket On

Jakarta – On Wednesday, an Indonesian search and rescue official said that none of the bodies recovered so far from the crashed AirAsia jet had… Read More ›

Russia – Putin Sends Magnanimous New Year’s Message To Obama

Russia – Putin Sends Magnanimous New Year’s Message To Obama

Moscow – In a New Year’s message to U.S. President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said  that Moscow is looking for equality in… Read More ›

Berlin – Germans Are Told Not To Attend Anti-Islam Rallies By Merkel

Berlin – Germans Are Told Not To Attend Anti-Islam Rallies By Merkel

Germany – On Wednesday German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned the country’s citizens not to participate in weekly anti-Islam rallies that have attracted growing numbers of… Read More ›

Cargo ship carrying hundreds of migrants heads to Italy after earlier fears of armed people on board

A passenger on board the Moldovan-flagged Blue Sky M called emergency services in Greece earlier in the day when it was sailing off the coast… Read More ›

Rescue workers retrieve bodies from AirAsia crashed plane

On the third day of searching, the first signs of the jet were found in shallow, aqua waters only about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from… Read More ›

Rich Russians continue eating caviar despite economy crisis

Rich Russians continue eating caviar despite economy crisis

A recession may be looming in Russia, as the economy shrank for the first time in five years and the value of the ruble dropped… Read More ›

Turkey has granted Syrian refugees legal status in the country

Turkey has granted Syrian refugees legal status in the country

Turkey began issuing new identification cards to Syrian refugees, although it stopped short of granting them official refugee status, which would give them greater benefits,… Read More ›

Tehran – Lawyer: Prisoner Exchange Offered By US For Detained Ex-marine

Tehran – Lawyer: Prisoner Exchange Offered By US For Detained Ex-marine

Tehran – In an attempt to gain custody of former marine in prison in Iran, Iran’s semiofficial ISNA news agency is saying the United States… Read More ›

London – Oil Below $57 On Supply Glut Is A Five-and-a-half-year Low

London – Oil Below $57 On Supply Glut Is A Five-and-a-half-year Low

London – On Tuesday, Brent crude oil fell to a 5-1/2-year low of less than $57 a barrel as a global supply glut outweighed concerns… Read More ›

Cairo – Egypt’s Jewish Leader Condemns Ban On Rabbi’s Festival

Cairo – Egypt’s Jewish Leader Condemns Ban On Rabbi’s Festival

Cairo – The head of Egypt’s Jewish community condemned Tuesday the court decision in his own country to ban an annual Jewish festival, calling the… Read More ›