Category: World

Germany frees al-Jazeera reporter, Mansour

German prosecutors have confirmed that a reporter from the al-Jazeera network detained after an extradition request from Egypt has been freed. Ahmed Mansour, who works for the network’s Arabic-language service, was held on Saturday as…

Moscow indicates readiness to partner Washington

Moscow has announced its support for a French initiative to create an international conference on Iraq. Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, said on Friday of its readiness to support any UN resolutions authorising the U.S. to carry out…

Toll from Nepal quake escalates to 7,557

The toll across Nepal from the devastating April 25 earthquake has risen to 7,557, according to the latest update by the country’s home ministry. As many as 10,718 buildings were destroyed in the massive earthquake…

Nepal Update: Death toll tops 7,500

Aid deliveries continued Tuesday in Nepal, where some outlying areas remained difficult to reach more than a week after a massive earthquake shook the Himalayan nation. With crews digging through collapsed buildings and the remnants…