GCC ambassadors withdrawal from Qatar highlights regional differences
This is the first time that three GCC countries have all withdrawn their ambassadors from another member state, proving the degree to which Doha has fallen out with its neighbours. Justin Vela reports
Siege of Syrian arms depot exposes chemical weapons fears
Detailed accounts describe military commanders from the US, Europe and Arab states scrambling to make sure the weapons did not fall into the hands of Al Qaeda-affiliated rebels after information emerged the bunker could contain sarin gas.
Black citizens say racism is still an issue in the new Tunisia
The country's new constitution promises equality for all, but erasing prejudice ingrained over generations is a struggle.
Cockroaches by the million give Chinese farmer a healthy profit
Wang Fuming is cashing in on the Chinese pharmaceutical industry's demand for cockroaches
Cash boost for Syrian rebels to pressure Assad
The injection of funding from Washington comes on top of a major push by Arabian Gulf states to finance rebel operations in the southern region of Syria, including the war to control the capital, Damascus.
Qatar-backed blocs seek to re-enter Syrian National Coalition ahead of crucial general assembly and presidential elections.
Muslim leaders in Europe are deeply concerned at the “manipulation” of impressionable people as young as 14-16, increasingly including girls, who go to fight in Syria.
More than 2,600 people are still listed as missing after the March 11, 2011 disaster. No one thinks they will ever turn up alive, but for the bereaved, it is important to be able to find their bodies and finally lay them to rest.
No trace of the plane, which was carrying 239 people, has been found by more than 40 planes and ships from at least 10 nations searching the area.
Third Front formed two weeks ago as alternative to Congress and BJP disbands after differences over seat sharing.
Interpol reckon up to 40 million lost or stolen passports and identity papers are scattered over the world. Yet many countries do not follow the UAE’s lead and make regular checks on Interpol’s database, making it easy for the fake...
In the markets of the city in north-western Pakistan from where the chappal sandal originates, shopkeepers said the British designers shoe was old fashioned.
Soldiers were deployed in Chhattisgarh to guard workers constructing roads when about 200 rebels surrounded their camp and opened fire
UN warns that damage goes beyond emotional and physical scars and will affect Syrian society for years to come.
Travel agents in Thai resort town questioned over one-way tickets issued to two men using stolen Italian and Austrian passports as Malaysia widens search area for missing aircraft.
Youngsters suffer other health and psychological problems after being allowed just a few minutes outdoors each day since the nuclear disaster triggered by the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami.
High spending by parties and candidates on publicity, rallies and voter handouts will give short-term boost to India's economy, experts say.
A group of nuns and their helpers kidnapped by Al Qaeda forces in Syria are free after months in captivity.
At least 42 illegal African migrants drowned in the Arabian Sea off the southern coast of Yemen late on Sunday, the defence ministry said on its website.