Not Friends At All: The Crisis in U.S.-Israel Relations
2014-10-29 22:12:22 UTC
By JEFFREY GOLDBERG -
The other day I was talking to a senior Obama administration official about the foreign leader who seems to frustrate the White House and the State Department the most. “The thing about Bibi is, he’s a chickenshit,” this o...
Pro-Western blocs 'win Ukraine poll'
2014-10-27 02:50:16 UTC
Pro-Western parties will dominate Ukraine's parliament after the first elections to the body since February's revolution, exit polls suggest.
As votes are counted, President Petro Poroshenko's bloc looks set to win the most, with PM Arseny Yats...
4 Women Who Could Be on the Next GOP Presidential Ticket
2014-10-27 02:47:57 UTC
Four women are early frontrunners to be part of a 2016 presidential ticket. As voters and the media continue to obsess over the next "first" in national electoral politics, these four Republican women make a strong case to be part of such a ticket...
Oscar Pistorius: Five years in jail for culpable homicide
2014-10-21 09:13:44 UTC
Oscar Pistorius has been jailed for five years for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
South African legal experts say Pistorius must serve at least one-sixth of his sentence before being considered for house arrest. On a five-year sentence...
Secretive X-37B US military space plane returns to Earth
2014-10-18 15:55:07 UTC
After a record-shattering 22 months in space, the U.S. Air Force's mysterious X-37B space plane returned to Earth on Friday (Oct .17) in a smooth landing at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The 674-day mission launched in December 2012, bu...
Germany has around 1,200 different types of sausage
2014-10-15 04:59:17 UTC
Germany is a nation of startling diversity and its regional specialities represent centuries of history. Germany's many varieties of beer and sausage are still evolving and emerging.
1. Riots broke out over the price of beer in Bavaria...
Muhammad Ali too sick to join premiere 'I Am Ali'
2014-10-14 03:23:49 UTC
Muhammad Ali’s Parkinson’s disease has advanced to the point he can barely speak or leave his Arizona home, according to a member of his family.
According to his younger brother, Rahman Ali, the 72-year-old former heavyweight world champion was...
Robert Redford is to receive a lifetime achievement award from New York's Film Society of Lincoln Centre
2014-10-12 18:22:13 UTC
Hollywood actor and director Robert Redford is to receive a lifetime achievement award from New York's Film Society of Lincoln Centre.
The 77-year-old's career highlights will be celebrated at a gala in the city next April.
The society, whic...
Ebola outbreak deaths exceed 4,000
2014-10-10 18:28:05 UTC
The number of deaths attributed to the Ebola outbreak has risen above 4,000, the World Health Organization says.
The latest figures show there have been 4,024 confirmed or suspected deaths in the worst-affected West African nations of Guinea, L...
Mikhail Gorbachev discharged from hospital
2014-10-10 17:18:59 UTC
A spokeswoman for Gorbachev’s foundation confirmed to AFP that the last leader of the USSR had arrived at their headquarters and that “everything was back to normal.”
Gorbachev — who has been suffering from ailing health — had earlier said he w...
Hong Kong Protesters Stage Massive, Defiant Ralley
2014-10-04 16:22:45 UTC
HONG KONG (AP) - Pro-democracy protesters were defiant in the face of attacks by opponents and warnings by the Hong Kong government to clear the streets, staging a massive rally Saturday evening in the downtown business district they've occupied f...
German government approved arms exports to Arab States
2014-10-03 20:05:32 UTC
A key component of ISIS’s support came from wealthy individuals in the Arab Gulf States of Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
World Bulletin/News Desk - Germany's national security council has approved the export of arms to Saudi Arabia, Qatar a...
Siri Hustvedt on style: Outside the mirror
2014-10-03 18:14:17 UTC
It is a peculiar truth that I see far less of myself than other people do. I can see my fingers typing when I look down at them. I can examine my shoes, the details of a shirt cuff, or admire a pair of new tights on my legs while I am sitting down...
How ISIS protects against Air strikes
2014-10-15 05:53:26 UTC
By Orion Pegman
Two months after the U.S. air strike against ISIS, the signs show how well the Islamic State adapts to the new situation.
Most buildings are evacuated before the air strikes. In a village south of Kirkuk, fighters left one ...
Hong Kong pro-democracy rally on China’s National Day
2014-10-02 04:35:08 UTC
By Leonie Terfort
DIAAL NEWS - Tens of thousands of protesters remained in downtown Hong Kong, even after major confrontations with police, who used tear gas and pepper spray on Sunday resulting in widespread condemnation and thousands of a...
George Clooney married the exceptionally intelligent Amal Alamuddin
2014-09-29 06:31:31 UTC
By Laura Young
DIAAL NEWS - With both having experience in human rights and connections around the world, the Clooney-Alamuddin pair could be formidable.
Yes, it's true. George Clooney is married. While news organizations and tabloids see...
Turkish government has its own plan for Syria
2014-10-01 06:52:47 UTC
By Orion Pegman
DIAAL NEWS - Syrian refugees are still escaping from ISIS to Turkey. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would like to set up a protection zone for them in northern Syria and solve several problems at once --push the ISIS b...
Worldwide marches to demand action on Global warming
2014-09-24 15:56:58 UTC
DIAAL NEWS - As many as 310,000 demonstrators marched through the streets of New York City to demand U.N. action on global warming just days before the United Nations’ 2014 Climate Summit, which will be held in Midtown Manhattan. The demonstration...
Referendum: Scotland says 'N0' to independence
2014-09-19 07:44:12 UTC
By Michael Luz and Orion Pegman
Diaal News - Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom.
The scottish independence referendum say that 44,7 percent of the voters said “yes” and 55,3 percent of the voters said “no”.
3000 volunteers to help fight the Ebola Virus outbreak
2014-09-24 15:54:19 UTC
Diaal News - The US is sending 3000 military employees to the disaster region in West African to help in the fight against the Ebola epidemic, personnel include doctors, medics, engineers and logistics experts.
According to U.S. government of...
Angela Merkel Joins Demonstration Against Anti-Semitism
2014-09-29 15:30:21 UTC
Diaal News - Politicians, democratic parties and church officials have collectively taken a stand against the anti-Semitic sentiment in Germany. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at a rally in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, "We want J...
Hillary Clinton Frying Political Steak in Iowa
2014-09-17 20:13:15 UTC
By Michael Luz and Daniella Inbar
Democratic presumed frontrunner makes sizzling appearance at event for Senator Tom Harkin.
Diaal News - Senator Harkin’s steak fry is a Democratic institution dating back long before the Clinton’s themselv...
David Cameron: ISIS, 'are not Muslims, they are Monsters'
2014-09-16 22:32:59 UTC
Diaal News - A British aid worker is now the third westerner to be beheaded on camera.
The extremists published a video that shows the beheading of David Haines by a masked man. According to the British Foreign Office the video is genuine. "All s...
Ukraine Crisis: US Sanctions affect Russia's largest Bank
2014-09-17 17:51:51 UTC
Diaal News - Despite the slowdown in fighting in the Ukraine, the United States have tightened their sanctions against Russia. The focus is on the financial sector. The largest financial institution in Russia, Sberbank, was placed on the sanctions...
White House acknowledges being at 'war' with ISIS
2014-09-15 18:48:38 UTC
Diaal News - US Secretary of State Kerry is faced with the first dissonance in the alliance to defeat ISIS.
According to the United States it will take some time before the planned international alliance stands for the fight against the Islam...