An international financial watchdog said on Friday member states should take action to ward off risks emanating from Iran and North Korea, which it said had failed to tackle money-laundering and financing of terrorism...
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan
A senior Syrian Kurdish official on Friday rejected a report from Turkey's president that Syrian Kurds had agreed to let Free Syrian Army fighters enter the border town of Kobani to help them push back besieging...
Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian-American youth during clashes on Friday, the US State Department said, calling for a quick and transparent investigation. Orwah Hammad, 14, was shot in the head in the...
Demonstrators gather in Qatif in the Shiite-populated Eastern Province of the Sunni kingdom of Saudi Arabia on 8 July 2012 
The Shi’ite Muslim minority in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province have long felt marginalised by the Sunni ruling dynasty, and protests for greater rights as part of the 2011 Arab Spring brought a crackdown on...
A customer samples a handgun at a shop in Glendale, California. Gabriel Bouys / AFP / Getty
The gunman in Wednesday's attack on Canada's capital had a criminal record and recently applied for a passport, planning to travel to Syria after undergoing a "radicalization process," police said...

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Residents stand in front of a damaged building after a bomb blast in a residential area in Karachi on 3 March 2013.
Eight Shi'ite members of Pakistan's ethnic Hazara minority were killed...
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