Torn-up sick notes show crash pilot should have been grounded 1

Torn-up sick notes show crash pilot should have been grounded

Friday 27 March, 2015 DUESSELDORF, GERMANY- German authorities found torn-up sick notes showing that the pilot who crashed a plane More...

Syria's Assad calls chlorine allegations 'malicious propaganda': CBS 1

Syria’s Assad calls chlorine allegations ‘malicious propaganda': CBS

Friday 27 March, 2015 WASHINGTON- President Bashar al-Assad of Syria dismissed as “malicious propaganda” allegations that his More...

Iran, six powers demand mutual concessions in tense nuclear talks 1

Iran, six powers demand mutual concessions in tense nuclear talks

Friday 27 March, 2015 LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND- Major powers and Iran were pushing each other for concessions on Friday ahead of an end-March More...

Saudi-led campaign strikes Yemen's Sanaa, Morocco joins alliance 1

Saudi-led campaign strikes Yemen’s Sanaa, Morocco joins alliance

Friday 27 March, 2015 ADEN – Yemen’s beleaguered government said Saudi-led airstrikes against its Houthi militia opponents would More...

Iran accuses Turkish leader Erdogan of fomenting regional strife 1

Iran accuses Turkish leader Erdogan of fomenting regional strife

Friday 27 March, 2015 DUBAI – Iran’s foreign minister accused Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday of fomenting strife in More...

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan (left) and APC main opposition party's presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari smile after signing the renewal of the pledges for peaceful elections in Abuja on March 26, 2015. AFP

Nigeria’s Jonathan calls for peaceful vote

Friday 27 March, 2015 ABUJA – President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday urged Nigerians to turn out in force to vote in this weekend’s More...

Saudi Arabia leads air strikes against Yemen's Houthi rebels 1

Saudi Arabia leads air strikes against Yemen’s Houthi rebels

Thursday 26 March, 2015 SANAA/ADEN, Yemen – Warplanes from Saudi Arabia and Arab allies struck Shi’ite Muslim rebels fighting More...

U.S., Iran resume talks on preliminary nuclear deal as deadline looms 1

U.S., Iran resume talks on preliminary nuclear deal as deadline looms

Thursday 26 March, 2015 LAUSANNE, Switzerland- The United States and Iran resumed negotiations on Thursday aimed at clinching a nuclear More...

Cairo Airport continues to receive Egyptians fleeing Libya

Cairo Airport continues to receive Egyptians fleeing Libya 1

Friday 27 March, 2015 CAIRO: Cairo International Airport received Friday some 134 Egyptian nationals fleeing the security turmoil in Libya after Islamist factions seized swaths More...

UN says Libyan parties need more time to agree unity government

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Friday 27 March, 2015 SKHIRAT, MOROCCO, – Libya’s warring factions need more time to agree on a unity government to end growing conflict and chaos in the oil producer, a More...

Islamic State fighters take on Libya’s rival government forces

Islamic State fighters take on Libya's rival government forces 1

Wednesday 25 March, 2015 BENGHAZI – Militants claiming allegiance to Islamic State fought forces loyal to Libya’s two rival governments in the central city of Sirte and More...

Battle for Libya oil wealth takes on new dimensions 1

Battle for Libya oil wealth takes on new dimensions

Sunday 22 March, 2015 AL BAIDA (Libya) – The battle for Libya’s oil wealth has taken on new dimensions as rival governments lay claim to the National Oil Company, further More...

Libya’s state oil firm operating independently of rival governments-statement

Thursday 19 March, 2015 Tripoli – Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) is working independently without taking orders from either of the country’s rival governments, More...

Tripoli Food & Pack Show, Tripoli 02-Jun-2014 to 05-Jun-2014

Tripoli Food & Pack Show, Tripoli 02-Jun-2014 to 05-Jun-2014 1

Tripoli Food & Pack Show is a premier trade fair for food and food techonologies and packaging machinery industry in More...

Libya Energy | 04-07 Dec 2014

Libya Energy | 04-07 Dec 2014 1

Libya Energy, International exhibition on energy generation and conservation, to showcase the progress made, deliberate More...

Syria's Assad calls chlorine allegations 'malicious propaganda': CBS 1 Syria’s Assad calls chlorine allegations ‘malicious propaganda': CBS

Friday 27 March, 2015 WASHINGTON- President Bashar al-Assad of Syria dismissed as “malicious propaganda” allegations that...

Iran, six powers demand mutual concessions in tense nuclear talks 1 Iran, six powers demand mutual concessions in tense nuclear talks

Friday 27 March, 2015 LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND- Major powers and Iran were pushing each other for concessions...

Saudi-led campaign strikes Yemen's Sanaa, Morocco joins alliance 1 Saudi-led campaign strikes Yemen’s Sanaa, Morocco joins alliance

Friday 27 March, 2015 ADEN – Yemen’s beleaguered government said Saudi-led airstrikes against its Houthi militia...

Michalak added to Toulon’s European squad

Toulon's fly-half Frederic Michalak kicks the ball during the French Top 14 rugby union match between Toulon and Stade Francais at the Mayol stadium in Toulon, southern France on September 13, 2014. AFP

Tuesday 24 March, 2015 MARSEILLE – France international half-back Frederic Michalak has been added to reigning More...

Czech young guns keep Davis Cup hopes alive against Australia

Sunday 08 March, 2015 OSTRAVA (CZECH REPUBLIC) – Czech young guns Jiri Vesely and Adam Pavlasek kept the hosts’ Davis Cup..

S. Africa’s Lions devour hapless Blues in Auckland

Sunday 08 March, 2015 AUCKLAND – A Sampie Mastriet try secured the Golden Lions their first win of the season Saturday..

French Alps plane crash search: LIVE REPORT

A video screen grab shows debris of the Germanwings Airbus A320 at the crash site in the French Alps yesterday (AFP Photo/)

Wednesday 25 March, 2015 Le Vernet (France) – 17:08 GMT – AFP IS CLOSING THIS LIVE REPORT on the investigation More...

French Alps Airbus crash: LIVE REPORT

Tuesday 24 March, 2015 Paris- 14:54 GMT – Eight minute nosedive – The Airbus A320 jet which crashed in the French..

Death of Lee Kuan Yew: Live Report

Monday 23 March, 2015 Singapore – 05:57 GMT – AFP IS CLOSING ITS LIVE REPORT as Singapore plunges into mourning after..

Nasa: Mars has nitrogen, key to life

NASA's Curiosity rover finds nitrogen on Mars, a significant discovery that adds to evidence the Red Planet could once have sustained life.AFP Wednesday 25 March, 2015 WASHINGTON – Nasa’s Curiosity rover has found nitrogen on the surface of Mars, a significant discovery that..
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5 Things Everyone Should Know About Ramadan

Saturday, June 28, 2014 The Muslim observance of Ramadan begins this evening and ends a month later on Monday, July 28...
Libyan security forces stand guard outside the supreme court in Tripoli on November 5, 2014 (photo by Mahmud Turkia/AFP/File)

Turkish envoy to Libya urges general elections as cure for crisis

Thursday 20 November, 2014 Emrullah Isler, the Turkish Special Envoy for Libya claims the political crisis in Libya can be overcome..
Health workers with 'Doctors Without Borders' wear protective gear whilst working at an Ebola treatment centre in the Liberian capital Monrovia on January 27, 2015. AFp

MSF and WHO trade blame over slow global Ebola response

Monday 23 March, 2015 PARIS – A war of words broke out Monday between aid agency Doctors Without Borders and the..

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