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50 alleged Auschwitz guards to face prison

50 alleged Auschwitz guards to face prison

The German probe leader hopes written records would suffice in court in the face of lack of direct witnesses.

IMF concerned about global unemployment

Income inequality has increased in past decades in many OECD countries and is also on the rise in many others.

Putin: Russia will aid reconstruction of Yemen

Putin: Russia will aid reconstruction of Yemen

President Hadi emphasised Yemen’s commitment to peace and security in the region.

UN: 400,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Earlier this year, the UN appealed for $1.5 billion to salvage the “dramatically deteriorating” humanitarian situation.

New Israeli field produces natural gas

"We have made an important step to energy independence," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

Most Americans believe the UN is inefficient

Gallup says poll results show the UN has taken a less prominent role in US foreign policy than in the past.

BRICS warn global economy faces ‘risks’

BRICS warn global economy faces ‘risks’

There are fears that policy actions in Europe, Japan and the US could "produce negative spillover effects".

Australia to pull most troops from Afghanistan

Australia's defence minister says the Nato-led command had made the decision to close the Tarin Kowt base.

Bloodbath in Central African Republic’s capital

Bloodbath in Central African Republic’s capital

Rebels advance into capital Bangui amidst heavy fighting.

France confirms killing Al-Qaeda leader

France confirms killing Al-Qaeda leader

The announcement ends weeks of speculation since Chad said that Chadian troops killed Abou Zeid.