Bashar al-Assad warned about the growing threat from “Scandinavian” Islamist extremists fighting inside of Syria, where the battle against Islamic State amidst a protracted civil war has claimed the lives of over 200,000 people.
Staff at the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office were reportedly ordered to falsify the training records and firearms certificates of a reserve deputy who mistook his firearm for a Taser, leading to the shooting death of an unarmed black man earlier this month.
Low-wage fast food workers are preparing for a one-day nationwide protest in what some are saying will be the largest mobilization of US workers seeking to achieve higher pay, benefits and the right to unionize.
In a diverse field of competitors made up of pop stars, technology gurus, visionaries and politicians - and at a time when US-Russia relations have hit rock bottom - President Putin has emerged victorious in Time magazine’s 2015 reader poll.
Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez said the Obama administration should provide financial aid to six former detainees of Guantánamo Bay prisoners who received asylum in this South American country last year.
A US lawyer’s bill to make it legal for the public to put to death homosexuals, as written in the Old Testament, has inspired other bills, including a ban on shellfish, and one that would label the homophobic lawyer and his ilk “intolerant jackasses.”
Protesters gathered at the courthouse in Madison, Wisconsin to press their demands for justice following the release of a 2007 police video of a black man being shot by the same officer who shot dead a black teenager last month.
Muslim community leaders expressed fear and bewilderment after protesters gathered in over a dozen Australian cities at the weekend to express their opposition to minority groups, who want to ‘change the cultural identity of the country.’