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Scotland To Be Handed ‘Biggest Transfer of Powers’ in a Historic Move

Commission set up after the independence referendum urges the biggest transfer of power in Scotland's history

European ministers meet to tackle migration

EU meeting on migration comes as a smuggling ship carrying more than 700 men, women and children is towed to Crete.

Mystery novelist PD James dies at 94

British author sold millions of books in many countries, including "The Children of Men", which was turned into a film.

Watch Dozens of Passengers Help Push a Frozen Russian Plane

A group of intrepid passengers helped push a plane stuck on a Russian tarmac despite freezing temperatures

At least 17 inmates dead after poisoning in Venezuela

Caracas – At least 17 Venezuelan inmates who had been on hunger strike over prison conditions, died on Wednesday of  prescription drug poisoning, police sources told AFP. The prisoners at David Viloria Correction Centre, known as Uribana prison, in Venezuela’s Lara state, had been protesting since Tuesday over what they said was inhumane treatment and […]

Israeli occupation stoking ‘holy war’ in Jerusalem

Relations between Israelis and Palestinians have descended into a dangerous melee of tit-for-tat attacks and killings, with the violence of the past few weeks centred on Jerusalem. The city, claimed by Israel as its “undivided capital”,...Show More Summary

Israel sent Palestinian Authority letter to ‘stop incitement’ over bus driver’s death

When news broke of a Palestinian bus driver's body found hanging by a metal chord in the rear of an Israeli bus in a West Jerusalem parking lot, two separate narratives developed. The death came in the midst of a bitter pattern of attacks...Show More Summary

Hamas Terror Plot Foiled: Israel

Car bombings, kidnappings, and attacks on railway stations and Jerusalem's Teddy soccer stadium were just some of the items on Hamas' checklist, according to Israeli officials who today say they foiled a major West Bank terror plot by the group, the AP reports. The Shin Bet security service confirms it...

#JusticeForMikeBrown: NFL star Reggie Bush connects Ferguson to Palestine

Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush posted a photo of Palestinian photo-journalist Hamde Abu Rahma on his Instagram page 2 days ago. Abu Rahma's sign reading "The Palestinian people know what mean to be shot while unarmed because of your ethnicity #Ferguson #Justice." Predictably Abe Foxman issued a press release telling Bush he should "stick to football" among other things.

Israel's Shin Bet says Hamas plot uncovered

Palestinian group yet to comment on alleged arrest of 30 members in the West Bank for planning attacks in Jerusalem.

Iran’s Supreme leader says not opposed to extension of nuclear talks

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Thursday he was not opposed to the extension of nuclear talks between the Islamic Republic and world powers, stressing that the United States, not Iran, would be the biggest loser should the nuclear talks fail. “For the same reasons I wasn’t against negotiations, I’m also not against […]

Will the new migration figures force the Tories to go one step further on free movement?

Where do migrants to the UK come from the EU or non EU? David Cameron's hopes of getting back on the front foot on migration have been dealt a blow this morning - ONS figures show that immigration is up, and specifically immigrationShow More Summary

India: Girls Hanged From Tree Died by Suicide

An investigation into the deaths of two teenage cousins believed to have been raped and hanged by their attackers concluded that the two actually committed suicide, according to authorities in India. The head of the Central Bureau of Investigation, India's version of the FBI, told reporters that the local police's...

New Delhi, the World’s Most Polluted City, Is Even More Polluted Than We Realized

Researchers have been measuring background pollution when they should have been doing roadside readings

5 Dead in Suicide Blast on British Embassy Vehicle in Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan — A British embassy worker was among five people killed in a suicide attack in the Afghan capital on Thursday, a senior police official told NBC News. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the blast which targeted a vehicle on Kabul’s Jalalabad Road. At least 31 others, including three embassy staff, were injured, the…

Bus bombing claims lives in Baghdad

At least seven dead in explosion in mainly Shia district, just a day after two blasts killed 10 in Iraqi capital.

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