(Reuters) – An explosion took place at an Iranian gas storage facility in an area which houses a sensitive military site near the capital Tehran,…View More Iran explosion in area with sensitive military site near Tehran: state TV
On a Friday night more than thirty years ago, Sweden’s prime minister went to the movies. Controversial and outspoken at home and abroad, Olof Palme…View More Who assassinated this prime minister and why?
Major trading centres welcome shoppers to stimulate sanctions-hit economy as intercity roads also reopen. Iran on Monday began opening intercity highways and major shopping centres…View More Iran reopens shops, highways amid the coronavirus pandemic
There is no question that standards at foreign worker dormitories should be raised, said Manpower Minister Josephine Teo last night, following reports of crowded conditions…View More Coronavirus: Dorm standards should be raised, says Josephine Teo
Robert Levinson went missing in March 2007, when he was scheduled to meet a source on the Iranian island of Kish. The United States government…View More US believes ex-FBI agent Robert Levinson died in Iran: Family
Islamic Republic alleges French medical charity MSF staff would serve as ‘spies’ if deployed on the ground in Iran. Iran ruled out “foreign” help on…View More Iran rejects 'foreign' help as virus death toll nears 2,000
CHICAGO/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The U.S. government is weighing options to allow seasonal guest workers from Mexico into the United States in time to harvest…View More U.S. seeks option to allow Mexico guest workers on farms as visas slowed
About 3,000 people came out of Baghouz in eastern Syria through a humanitarian corridor, US-backed SDF rebels say. Thousands of people, including armed fighters, have…View More ISIL fighters 'surrender in large numbers' in final Syria enclave
Kurdish-led SDF says battle is as good as over with ISIL facing imminent defeat in Baghouz. The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) say the battle…View More US-backed SDF says fight against ISIL enters 'final moments'
Vehicles evacuate civilians from Baghouz where US-backed Kurdish forces continue to battle ISIL in eastern Syria. A convoy of trucks evacuating civilians from a shrinking…View More Syria's war: Trucks carrying women, children leave ISIL enclave
A selection of the week’s best photos from across the continent and beyond: Images from AFP, EPA, Getty Images and Reuters Source: Read Full ArticleView More Africa’s top shots: Joy for Miss Universe and Trevor Noah
Fate of more than 1,000 European ISIL prisoners, detained by Kurdish forces in northern Syria, hangs in the balance. In a tiny sliver of land…View More Burden of victory: What should happen to European ISIL prisoners?
Lesotho’s prime minister and his wife are caught up in a murder investigation involving allegations so sinister that they have the makings of a crime…View More A murder mystery, the prime minister and his estranged wife
Business secretary Andrea Leadsom said the government had reached an agreement to keep troubled airline Flybe operating. Ms Leadsom said that the decision would be…View More Flybe rescue deal agreed by ministers