Egypt's president backs joint Arab military
TODAYonlineEgypt's president backs joint Arab military forceLos Angeles TimesA joint military force should be created to defend Arab nations, Egypt's president said Saturday. Abdel Fattah Sisi made his comments at a summit of Arab leaders in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, where the escalating conflict in Yemen was top of the ...UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says negotiations only way to prevent long ...U-T San DiegoPresident urges Yemeni army to obey 'legitimate' leadershipThe Daily StarBan Ki-moon says UN talks only chance to prevent long Yemen conflictDaily MailSalon -Reuters Africaall 195 news articles »
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 4:23 am
France's Laurent Fabius Seeks 'Robust'
Wall Street JournalFrance's Laurent Fabius Seeks 'Robust' Nuclear Deal With IranWall Street JournalLAUSANNE, Switzerland—French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on Saturday said he hopes a “robust” nuclear agreement can be sealed with Iran but that any deal must include real transparency on Iran's future nuclear activities and a control mechanism to ...Foreign ministers arrive amid crucial weekend for Iran nuclear talksWashington PostIran, powers close in on nuclear deal: OfficialsTimes of IndiaIran dismisses Reuters report on nuclear deal draftPress TVZee News -New Zealand Heraldall 2,176 news articles »
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 4:07 am
Germanwings Co-Pilot Should Have Been Out
Voice of AmericaGermanwings Co-Pilot Should Have Been Out SickVoice of AmericaPARIS—. The co-pilot believed to have deliberately crashed a Germanwings passenger jet into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board, was supposed to be on sick leave the day of the crash but hid evidence of his illness from his employer, German ...Germanwings crash: Investigators probe life of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz for cluesCNNEx-girlfriend of Germanwings Flight 4U9525 co-pilot Andreas Lubitz speaks outCBC.caGermanwings crash pilot was psychiatric patient, planned big gesture -paperReutersThe Independent -Daily Beast -ABC Newsall 7,710 news articles »
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 4:02 am
Nigerians vote under cloud of Boko Haram
Los Angeles TimesNigerians vote under cloud of Boko Haram threatsLos Angeles TimesAt the heart of Nigeria's hopes for the fairest election in its history Saturday, is a hand held biometric device designed to stop rigging. But as Ahmed Bashir placed his thumb on the reader Saturday morning, nothing happened. He put his thumb on again.Car bomb blasts Nigerian poll station, no casualtiesChron.comBuhari Raises the Alarm Over Attack On SuportersAllAfrica.comNigeria Postponed Election to Crush Boko Haram, But It Didn't Quite WorkNBCNews.comeuronews -Wall Street Journalall 1,648 news articles »
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 3:50 am
Israel says to release Palestinian tax funds
Jerusalem Post Israel NewsIsrael says to release Palestinian tax fundsgulfnews.comOccupied Jerusalem: Israel said Friday it will release hundreds of millions of dollars in tax funds it has withheld from the Palestinian Authority as a punitive measure. The United States swiftly welcomed the move, which could help disarm tensions with ...Israeli tax revenue release for PA will help stabilize West Bank: USAl-BawabaUK artists call for Israel sanctionsPress TVIsrael releases withheld Palestinian tax revenuesAl Jazeera Americaall 744 news articles »
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 3:38 am
Report: Alps crash pilot told ex 'everyone
German prosecutors cite "medical documents that suggest an existing illness and appropriate medical treatment."
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 10:00 am
Search continues for at least 2 after
NEW YORK (AP) — Emergency workers continued searching Saturday for at least two people still missing after an apparent gas line explosion leveled three Manhattan apartment buildings while investigators piece together what exactly caused the blast that injured 22.
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 9:51 am
Student group that revealed racist SAE video
At a press conference announcing the findings of an investigation into a racist chant that prompted the shuttering of Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s Oklahoma University chapter and the expulsion of two fraternity members, OU President David Boren saluted the student activists of Unheard, who first brought the now widely viewed SAE video to light.
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 4:56 pm
Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Yemen's embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "puppets of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chaos there and demanding airstrikes against rebel positions continue until they surrender.
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 7:26 am
Defense moves into spotlight in Boston
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - The Boston Marathon bombing trial shifts sharply in tone next week when prosecutors rest their case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and turn proceedings over to his lawyers, who have already admitted he planted explosives at the finish line in April 2013. One of Tsarnaev's lawyers, death penalty specialist Judy Clarke, opened the trial on March 4 with a blunt statement to the jury that "it was him" who killed three people and injured 264 in the attack. Clarke contended, however, that the 21-year-old played a secondary role to his older brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, in planning and executing the plot. Her goal: Persuade jurors in federal court in Boston that Tsarnaev deserves a sentence of life in prison rather than the death penalty.
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 4:04 am