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UN: ISIS and govt forces guilty of atrocities in Iraq
Islamic State militants have carried out atrocities on “an unimaginable scale” over several months of fighting in Iraq, a UN official said in an emergency debate Monday. The UN agreed to send a commission to the country to investigate.

01.09.2014 21:55

More chance of dying from work than going to war - Intl Labor Organization
Going to war may seem one of the most hazardous ordeals on the planet, but perhaps not. The International Labor Organization (ILO) says there is more chance of dying from work than fighting for your country on the battlefield.

31.08.2014 13:04

Hamas backs Abbas’ plan to end ‘Israeli occupation’ – report
Hamas and the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have reportedly agreed on a three-stage plan that would create an independent Palestinian state, first of all calling on the US to come up with defined borders that Israel would agree with.

30.08.2014 21:01

First Ebola case in Senegal, five more states at risk of outbreak spread
West African state of Senegal has become the region's fifth country to confirm a case of the deadly Ebola virus that has killed more than 1,500 people with the WHO warning that five more states are at risk for spread of the outbreak.

29.08.2014 22:37

‘Anything US touches turns into Libya or Iraq’: Top Putin quotes at youth forum
Vladimir Putin has criticized Washington’s unilateral actions on the international arena, saying that whatever it touches seems to be turning into Libya or Iraq. Below are the top 10 quotes from the Russian President’s speech at the Seliger youth forum.

29.08.2014 16:06

UN: Ukraine conflict death toll hits 2,600, civilians ‘trapped inside conflict zones’
At least 2,593 people have been killed in eastern Ukraine since the start of the Kiev’s military operation against anti-government forces there started in mid-April, according to a new estimate by the Office of the UN High Commissioner on Human Rights.

29.08.2014 08:35

Russia-suggested statement on Ukraine ceasefire blocked at UNSC under ‘frivolous pretext’
A statement calling for a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine was blocked at the UN Security Council under a completely frivolous pretext, Russia's envoy to the UN Vitaly Churkin said, after a heated debate with Kiev again accusing Russia of full-scale invasion.

28.08.2014 20:19

​‘All hands on deck’: US pushes ahead with Ebola vaccine trials on humans
Twenty healthy volunteers will next week enter a 48-week trial for a US-developed vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus. The trial has been moved forward due to the current outbreak, but the first results are unlikely before the year end.

28.08.2014 22:37

​All's well that ends well: Rise to the top of the new Turkey’s PM
For the past 90 years Turkey, NATO's most eastern member and the Islamic world's gateway to the West, has been a nation state comprised of a manifold of ethnic groups and sub-groups bonded by the religion of Islam.

28.08.2014 15:29

​43 UN peacekeepers in Golan Heights seized by militants
Forty-three United Nations peacekeepers have been captured by armed militant forces in Golan Heights, a UN spokesperson said on Thursday. Islamist militants have been engaged in clashes with the Syrian military.

28.08.2014 15:30

Obama wants war plan against ISIS by the end of the week
Top US officials say President Barack Obama wants to decide American strategy for combating extremist group Islamic State’s strongholds in Syria. Yet the administration is still scrambling to understand the goals and limits of potential military action.

28.08.2014 14:09

'No Russian troops in Ukraine': Moscow's OSCE rep responds to Kiev's claims
The OSCE was told there was no Russian presence spotted across the Ukraine border, refuting Thursday's claims that a full-scale invasion was underway. Both the Ukrainian monitoring team head and Russia's representative have given a firm 'no.'

28.08.2014 10:16

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