Explosions rock Syrian capital, Damascus, casualties reported
The number of casualties has not been ascertained.
France to support Palestinian State at United Nations
France, a permanent member of the UN security council, will be the first major European nation to back the move.
Ban congratulates President Ernest Bai Koroma on successful elections in Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone elections held on November 17.
Doomsday believers say world will end Dec. 21, swamp French village for safety
The mountains side will be closed off for three days before and two days after the ‘doomsday’.
Britain condemned for “mad house” care of schizophrenia patients
Schizophrenia patients are often mistreated in British hospitals
BBC vows to “get a grip” on spiralling crisis over false allegation
The BBC said it is trying to put its house in order
Myanmar quake death toll rises to 11 as aftershocks rumble
Myanmar is one of Asia’s poorest countries
America’s CIA chief, David Petraeus, resigns after FBI uncovers extramarital affairs
In a bombshell, General David Petraeus resigned as CIA director Friday, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence said in a statement. The resignation was submitted in a letter dated Friday and was accepted by the White House. In the letter, Mr. Petraeus noted that he had been married for 37 years and had […]
Sudanese journalist found after being abducted, tortured
The journalist was subjected to “physical torture and beating with whips”
Electoral College Map: Obama Will Win, See State By State Breakdown
Editor’s Note: In this special Election Day feature, PolicyMic is spotlighting the election predictions of two of our most prominent pundits, conservative Jesse Merkel and liberal Matthew Rozsa. As a twist, we also got them to agree a little friendly bet: Whichever one comes closest to correctly gauging today’s results will have a tribute written […]
American election: Obama now 98% likely to win, but conservatives disagree
Most statistical models are now showing that Obama will win this election and that the odds of him doing so are shockingly high
Obama takes early voters lead ahead of Tuesday election
By Edwin Nwachukwu Nov. 4 (PREMIUM TIMES) — President Barack Obama is leading the Republican candidate Mitt Romney in early voters in key states that could decide the U.S. election coming up in three days. Reports of early voters monitored by the North America Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday, indicate […]
EU considers sending 200 troops to train Mali army
European countries fear that Mali could turn a terrorist ground.
Donald Trump’s announcement fails to unsettle Obama
Billionaire Donald Trump’s announcement Wednesday will go down in the annals as just another instance of self-aggrandizement from the shameless self-promoter. Earlier this week, Trump declared that he would makes a revelation about Barack Obama that could alter the course of the presidential election. But Trump’s announcement turned out to be a big dud, and […]
Russia says Syrian rebels have shoulder-fired missiles
Russia opposes placing an arms embargo on the Syrian government.
Mitt Romney falls apart in final debate
In the first debate, President Obama was widely criticized for his poor delivery. Tonight, Governor Mitt Romney’s performance was not only poor; it showed his obvious discomfort with the issue at hand. So which is the better showdown to sleep through, the first or the last? The answer is likely to determine who comes out […]
North Korea threatens to attack South Korea over dropping of leaflets
Some activists and exiles in South Korea insist on using giant balloons to drop the leaflets.