Explosion near football stadium caused by car bomb and targeted riot police bus, interior minister says; unconfirmed second blast reported near central Taksim Square.
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Government soldiers were fleeing the city, activist says. Militants had nearly encircled the city and entered its northern and northwestern neighborhoods. Syrian army says it sent reinforcement.
A new report issued by B’Tselem describes the many ways in which Palestinian land is already being expropriated by Israel without recourse to legislation. A visit to Salem shows how shepherds are being cut off from their pastures.
Tunisia finds itself in desperate need of an immediate injection of cash. But will the public be patient enough to wait for the promised relief?
The delegation will meet with State Department officials ahead of the Paris peace conference and the submission of a new resolution to the UN Security Council.
Iran's FM Zarif says U.S. has 'less than respectable' history regarding commitment to international law.
The Islamic State regime in Iraq has been replaced by the anarchy arising from infighting between local tribes and militias.
After the shooting earlier this month, Jordan state media reported that the three U.S. Army sergeants killed had sparked a firefight by disobeying orders from Jordanians.
Erdogan has long sought constitutional change to strengthen what had been in the past a largely ceremonial position in Turkey.