Syrian 'rebels' behead Assad supporter

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WARNING: Some of the images contained in this story are graphic in nature and may be disturbing to some viewers (TIME) All wars are vicious, but the civil more…

Egypt acquits alleged killers of 2011 protesters

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) An Egyptian court on Thursday acquitted all 14 defendants, including policemen, accused of killing 17 protesters during the bloodiest day of a revolt that toppled autocrat Hosni more…

Bride, 8, dies of injuries on wedding night

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Al_Arabiya) An eight-year-old Yemeni girl died of internal bleeding on her wedding night after marrying a man five times her age, a social activist and two local residents more…

Clean energy damaging Europe's competitiveness

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) For years Europe has been at the forefront of the renewable energy revolution, promoting and establishing global rules in this sector. There are signs however that this more…

'I saw a scene of utter cruelty'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Time) All wars are vicious, but the civil war in Syria seems every day to set new standards for brutality. As the fighting rages in its third year, more…

Killer robots, crippling cyber attacks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) They are an improbable group of superheroes. But some of Britain's greatest minds have got together to focus their powers on saving humanity from itself. more…

Assad moving chemical weapons to Iraq, Lebanon?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) The head of the opposition Free Syrian Army told CNN's Christiane Amanpour on Thursday he has intelligence showing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government is moving its chemical more…

Did Kerry fudge gas-attack death toll

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) One of the most precise and dramatic details cited by the Obama administration as proof that Syrian forces used chemical weapons in an August 21 attack was more…