US envoy to Israel summoned

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has summoned the US ambassador to Israel over a resolution condemning settlements on Palestinian territories. Ahead of the vote, Netanyahu had called on the US to block the text. In […]

Dozens of ISIS fighters killed in Mosul

Iraqi security and coalition forces have killed 97 ISIS militants in eastern and southern Mosul on Sunday, Iraq’s Joint Military Command said, as the group continues to defend its Iraqi bastion with suicide attacks and […]

Australia floods after record rainfall

A record amount of rainfall has led to the closure of Australia’s famous national park at Uluru. Waterfalls appeared all over the landmark, also known as Ayers Rock, at the heart of the park in […]

Elephant population keeps falling

The Great Elephant Census has found that elephants declined 30% between 2007 and 2014. Some 144,000 elephants disappeared during that period. Before European colonization, scientists believe that Africa may have held as many as 20 […]

Flash |Brazil’s Senate impeaches Rousseff

Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff was stripped of the country’s presidency on Wednesday in a Senate impeachment vote ending 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America’s biggest economy. Rousseff, 68, was convicted by 61 of the […]

Humbled Netanyahu Places Hopes in Trump

The Israeli government’s furious reaction to the U.N. Security Council’s adoption of a resolution opposing Jewish settlements in occupied territory underscores its fundamental and bitter dispute with the international community about the future of the […]

Pakistan passes new law against honour killings.

The Pakistan government has finally done something about the brutal crimes of honour killings. These originate from tribal and cultural practices and are often meted out as punishment for behavior viewed as bringing dishonor to […]

Security forces warn Tunisia over returning fighters

Tunisia’s security forces have called on the government to adopt “exceptional measures” to deal with potential security threats from fighters who have returned to their home country. On Friday evening, the country’s Interior Minister Hedi […]

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