DAKAR: UN experts investigating the Air Algerie plane disaster in Mali have recovered the second black box from the doomed plane, a spokesman of UN peacekeepers in the country said Saturday.
PARIS: Pro-Palestinian protesters clashed with police in central Paris on Saturday when thousands of marchers defied a ban by French authorities to rally against Israel’s offensive in the Gaza Strip.<
BRUSSELS: Spurred into action by the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, the EU put Russia’s intelligence chiefs on its sanctions list Saturday as it readied much harsher measures against
COLOMBO: Dozens of pro-government activists blocked ethnic Tamil journalists from holding a training program in Sri Lanka, marking the latest harassment of the minority community, a media rights group
SEOUL: North Korea fired a short-range missile into the sea on Saturday, the 15th time it has launched rockets this year, the South’s Yonhap news agency reported.
YANGON: Myanmar’s plans for the future of a western region torn apart by Buddhist-Muslim unrest could result in “permanent segregation” of the two religious groups, a UN expert warned Saturday.
KABUL: Afghanistan’s election commission on Saturday re-suspended the auditing process of 8.1 million votes cast in the presidential run-off poll, after the two candidates failed to agree on the proce
GENEVA:The death toll in West Africa’s Ebola outbreak has risen to 660, with the number of cases surpassing 1,000, the World Health Organization said Friday.
BRUSSELS: European Union ambassadors reached a preliminary agreement on Friday to push ahead with hard-hitting economic sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis but details remained to be work
PARIS/OUAGADOUGOU: Poor weather was the most likely cause of the crash of an Air Algerie flight in the West African state of Mali that killed 118 people on board, French officials said on Friday.
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