An alleged Russian hacker has been detained in Spain at the request of American authorities, an arrest that set cybersecurity circles abuzz after a Russian broadcaster raised the possibility it was linked to the U.S. presidential election.

US warships advance towards Korean Peninsula

Sunday, 09 April 2017 16:19 Written by

A group of US warships is headed to the Western Pacific Ocean near the Korean Peninsula as a show of force, according to a US official.

Sadr urge Assad to step down

Sunday, 09 April 2017 16:18 Written by

Iraq's influential Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr called on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to "take a historic heroic decision" and step down, to spare his country further bloodshed.

Egypt church blast kills 21, wounds 50

Sunday, 09 April 2017 16:17 Written by

At least 21 people were killed and 50 injured on Sunday when an explosion rocked a Coptic church in Egypt's Nile Delta, state television reported, the latest assault on a religious minority that has increasingly been targeted by Islamist militants.

Venezuelan police fired tear gas at anti-government protesters on Saturday as demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro continued in the capital Caracas.

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Friday condemned the U.S. missile strike in Syria, saying it puts Moscow and Washington “on the verge of a military clash.”

Malala to become youngest UN messenger of peace

Saturday, 08 April 2017 16:39 Written by

Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, is to become the youngest United Nations Messenger of Peace, the organization´s chief said on Friday.

Europe's last insurgents lay down arms

Saturday, 08 April 2017 16:38 Written by

Basque militant group Eta has begun handing over its remaining weapons, ending the last insurgency in Europe.

At a ceremony in the southern French city of Bayonne, an inventory of weapons, and their locations, was passed to the judicial authorities.

Xi, Trump pledge to expand win-win cooperation

Saturday, 08 April 2017 16:37 Written by

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, pledged on Friday to expand mutually beneficial cooperation and manage differences on the basis of mutual respect.

'Toxic gas attack' in Syria kills dozens

Wednesday, 05 April 2017 02:13 Written by

A suspected chemical attack in a town in Syria's northern Idlib province killed dozens of people on Tuesday, Syrian opposition activists said, describing the attack as among the worst in the country's six-year civil war.