Mecca’s Hajj stampede death toll has surpassed 1,450 people, AP reported, citing the sum-up of official figures from 19 of the nations affected.
It’s not the time for business as usual with Russia because of Ukraine and Syria, US State Department spokesman John Kirby claimed, commenting on recent talks on a World War II peace treaty between Moscow and Tokyo.
Researchers in the US have modified dozens of pig genes to enable their organs to be transplanted into humans.
The German state of Bavaria has threatened to file a constitutional complaint against the federal government unless it implements efficient measures to curb the influx of refugees.
After months of tortuous negotiations, 14 members of the United Nations Security Council voted to approve a new anti-trafficking resolution that will allow the EU to capture the vessels of people-smugglers in the Mediterranean.
An asteroid big enough to kill millions of people is on its way to Earth but is expected to brush past, missing by a mere 25 million kilometers – a narrow distance by space standards, NASA said.
A caricature by Charlie Hebdo, where General de Gaulle is holding Republican MP Nadine Morano depicted as an infant that reads “Morano, De Gaulle’s secret daughter with Down’s syndrome” has prompted bewilderment and a public backlash.
At least five Palestinians were killed and 35 injured when soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) opened fire on a crowd of protesters from Hamas and Islamic Jihad as they approached a border fence with Israel on Friday, according to Gaza medics.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) is considering opening an investigation into possible war crimes committed during the 2008 South Ossetia military conflict between Georgia and Russia.
Italy's intelligence service lied about the rescue of hostages by security forces, concealing the fact that Rome paid a ransom of $525,000 for their return, according to a leaked document.
Man casually walking along the street with a woman's blood-stained head in one hand and an axe in the other sounds like stuff out of a horror movie...
#Moscowsnow was the hashtag of the day for many social media users in Moscow as this autumn's first snow blanketed the city and whipped up a flurry of scenic photographs posted online.
Saudi Arabia has stepped up its weapon supplies to three different rebel groups in Syria following Russian airstrikes, a government official told the BBC.
Russian air forces carried out 67 sorties, striking 60 separate targets in northern Syria in the past 24 hours, the Defense Ministry has reported.
A video has emerged online, allegedly showing Israeli police shooting a Palestinian woman. Read Full Article at RT.com
It looks like it was a challenging task for MSM outlets to make bloggers believe that four Russian missiles sent from the Caspian Sea to take out ISIS dens in Syria fell in Iran.
The Obama administration has ended the Defense Department's $500 million program to train and equip Syrian rebels, an official has told The New York Times.
CNN’s report about Russian missiles hitting Iran is “blatant lies” and part of an information war, a top Iranian military commander said.
A general for Iran's Revolutionary Guards has been killed by ISIS in Syria, the guards said in a Friday statement.
“After the Arab Spring in Tunisia in 2010-11, the Quartet paved the way for a peaceful dialogue between citizens,” said Kaci Kullmann Five, chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee.