Syria at UN, compares militant onslaught to 9/11 attacks
Syria said it will obey the United Nations decision on chemical weapon.
Gunmen kill 3 Egyptian policemen, militants post video
Violence in the Sinai has worsened since the ouster of Mohamed Morsi as Egyptian president.
Switzerland urges voters to reject cap on executive pay
A referendum is to be held on November 24.
Egypt police close offices of Muslim Brotherhood newspaper
The Muslim Brotherhood confirmed the closure. Egyptian police have closed the offices of the Freedom and Justice newspaper, published by the Freedom and Justice Party, the political wing of the Muslim Brotherhood, the group said on Wednesday. The party, the largest in Egypt, was the party of the ouster Egyptian President, Mohammed Morsi, who was […]
China says banned exports to North Korea not meant as punishment
China says it is only enforcing a UN resolution.
Kenya confirms three soldiers dead from Shopping Mall attack
Kenyan government has confirmed that 62 people died from the attack.
Chinese court sentences top politician, Bo Xilai, to life imprisonment for corruption
The politician is also to forfeit all his asset.
Cote d’Ivoire grants presidential pardon to 3,000 prisoners
The beneficiaries do not include political prisoners.
U.S. in Violation of International Human Rights Agreement – Report
The report says U.S. farm workers are vulnerable to abuse and exploitation on the job due to the instability of their working conditions.
Washington Navy Yard shooter identified, kills 12
The police have released the names of seven of the victims. The shooter that caused the death of 12 people in a Washington Navy Yard has been identified as 34-year-old Aaron Alexis. Mr. Alexis has been identified as a former Navy reservist with a “pattern of misconduct,” the CNN reports. At least eight people were […]
United Nations confirm chemical weapon use in Syria
The UN said there was a large scale use of poison gas, sarin.
Malawi: Anti-Corruption Official Shot
A senior Malawi government official has been shot and severely wounded in an attack the presidency says was aimed at silencing his efforts to combat corruption, local newspapers report. The Nyasa Times reported on Monday that police had “important leads” they were pursuing after the budget director in the Ministry of Finance, Paul Mphwiyo, was […]
Saudi Arabia says it has enough oil to meet “any” demand
Saudi Arabia has the world’s largest crude reserves.
Jonathan congratulates Abbot on victory in Australian elections
The opposition party won the Australian elections.
Breaking: Obama to address public on Syria, Tuesday
The U.S. president said this on Friday in Russia.
Moscow not blocking UN Security Council on Syria – Putin’s spokesman
The official said Russia was not accusing Putin of ‘fabricating evidence’ on Syria.