- South Sudan Orders Companies To Hire Locals, Fire Foreign Staff
September 17 2014 7:54 AM
Companies and agencies operating out of South Sudan will now have to justify to the labor ministry their decisions to hire foreign staff.
- ISIS Claims 'Fighting Has Just Begun'
September 17 2014 4:48 AM
A new 52-second-long propaganda video was released late Tuesday by the Al Hayat Media Center, the Islamic State's media arm.
- Malaysia's Electronics Industry Accused Of Employing Forced Labor
September 17 2014 3:39 AM
The study found that 28 percent of the industry’s workers, 32 percent of whom are migrants, were engaged in forced labor.
- UN Brokers Deal To Rebuild Gaza
September 17 2014 1:19 AM
A U.N. envoy said that the conflict had left entire neighborhoods in Gaza in “total ruin” and that nearly 100,000 had been left homeless.
- Airbus To Streamline Defense And Space Business
September 16 2014 6:36 AM
Airbus, which is battling competition in Europe and abroad, will sell stakes in various divisions worth nearly $2.5 billion.
- Muslim Brotherhood Chief Sentenced To 25 Years In Jail
September 16 2014 3:29 AM
71-year-old Mohammed Badie, head of the Muslim Brotherhood since 2010, is also facing a death sentence in Egypt.
- US To Send 3,000 Troops To Fight Ebola
September 16 2014 1:14 AM
President Barack Obama is expected to announce the military deployment and $500M in aid for Ebola-affected regions in Africa.
- Libyan Prime Minister Accuses Qatar, Sudan Of Arming Rebels
September 15 2014 8:09 AM
Libya's prime minister said that three military planes loaded with weapons landed at a rebel-held airport, about five miles east of Tripoli.
- France Urges 'Global' Response To ISIS, Approves Reconnaissance
September 15 2014 6:34 AM
Iraqi President Fouad Massoum has expressed reservations about the involvement of Egypt, UAE and Saudi Arabia in airstrikes.
- How A British Cab Driver Became An ISIS Captive
September 15 2014 3:21 AM
Alan Henning was kidnapped by Islamic State fighters in December last year near the Turkey-Syria border.
- ISIS Finds New Loyalists In Algerian Al Qaeda Splinter Group
September 15 2014 1:23 AM
The new group, reportedly named "soldiers of the Caliphate in Algeria," accused al Qaeda of “deviating from the true path.”
- Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Leaders Asked To Leave Qatar
September 13 2014 7:28 AM
Many of the Muslim Brotherhood's exiled leaders have taken refuge in countries sympathetic to its cause, such as Qatar and Turkey.
- Boko Haram Suffers Heavy Losses In Clashes In Northern Nigeria
September 13 2014 4:30 AM
A senior Boko Haram commander was reportedly killed in a the fighting in Konduga town, about 22 miles southeast of Maiduguri.
- Elite Israeli Soldiers Refuse To Spy On Palestinians On Moral Grounds
September 13 2014 1:47 AM
The soldiers, belonging to Unit 8200, said in a letter that it was their “moral duty” to refuse to serve in the intelligence unit.
- UN Slams South Asia's Record On Children's Issues
September 12 2014 7:21 AM
A UNICEF report, released Thursday, said that nearly two million children in South Asia die of preventable causes before their fifth birthday.
- Nevada Welcomes Tesla With $1.3B Tax Incentives Package
September 12 2014 5:37 AM
Tesla will be exempt from property taxes for up to 10 years and from local sales taxes for up to 20 years, saving the company nearly $1 billion.
- India's Renewable Energy Sector To Attract $100B In 5 Years
September 12 2014 2:48 AM
India has set a target of generating 15 percent of its domestic power from renewable energy sources by 2020.
- US Gathers Arab Support For Anti-ISIS Operations
September 12 2014 1:44 AM
Turkey, however, did not sign the joint statement, signaling its unwillingness to participate directly in the fight against Islamic State.
- Chinese Regulator Fines Audi, Chrysler In Anti-Monopoly Probe
September 11 2014 8:14 AM
China fined Volkswagen’s Audi $40.5 million and Fiat’s Chrysler $5.2 million after they were found guilty of price-fixing.
- Thai Junta Arrested And Tortured Hundreds Since May Coup
September 11 2014 7:03 AM
An Amnesty International report says that 665 Thai nationals have been detained since May on grounds such as “attitude adjustment.”