Police raided houses across Turkey on Tuesday, arresting people suspected of violence against the police, officials said.
Edward Snowden graced the Internet with his presence today. How did Twitter react?
Barbra Streisand, Jewish Entertainment Icon, Rips On Orthodox Treatment Of Jewish Women During Tour Of Israel
Streisand is in Israel for some concerts, and while touring the country dropped a few choice words for the Orthodox Jewish community.
The U.S. congratulated Iran President-elect Rowhani among hopes that the moderate win will change Iran's course.
Several Turkish officials threatened to send out the army in response to a massive one-day strike by several Turkish labor unions.
In the wake of Edward Snowden's allegations the U.S. was also spying on Chinese citizens, China has demanded an explanation.
A new CNN poll released Monday reveals that most Americans don't approve of their president, in the wake of the NSA scandal.
Russia is maintaining its firm pro-Assad government stance, despite increasing opposition from member nations at the upcoming G-8 summit.
A car-bomb explosion is believed to be the cause of a fire near a military airport outside Damascus Sunday night.
A suicide bomber targeted a bus carrying female students to university, and then the hospital serving the wounded was attacked.
President Morsi announced he is closing the Egyptian Embassy in Damascus and fully supporting the Syrian rebels.
Scottish police say five passengers on the diverted EgyptAir flight are trying to stay in Scotland.
Hassan Rowhani's victory shows a clear mandate for change in Iran, but Israel's prime minister warns against wishful thinking.
The Turkish prime minister vows to "crush opponents" after security forces rout demonstrators from Gezi and Taksim.
The niceties -- gripped hands, bared teeth, and high-school style backstabbing -- that characterize the United Nations Security Council may be shaping into an honest-to-goodness battle as the United States has announced it will provide firearms to “moderate rebels” in Syria. In response, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is asking Russia to step up its support of the government.The Syrian civil war, which was once a part of the Arab Spring, exemplifying the American ideals of democracy and self-determination, will become a proxy fighting ground for two world superpowers to flex their muscles while still smiling at each other across the boardroom, and while civilians die all around them. Both will claim the mandate of “stopping the bloodshed.” Both will, in all likelihood, prolong it; this is now not only a battle of ideals, but another standoff between old enemies who will be damned before they let the other one win.
Detroit Emergency Manager Kevin Orr Asks Investors To Swallow Huge Losses, Move Could Be Seen As Default
If Detroit's proposal to pay lenders 10 cents on the dollar is seen as a default, it could force the city into Chapter 9 bankruptcy.
Updated: Iran Election Officials Extend Voting By 10 Hours, High Turnout Estimated, No Clear Favorite Yet
Iranians headed to the polls on Friday to vote, with turnout estimated to be large but with no front-runner indicated.
Turkey Update: Protestors, Erdoğan Reach Tentative Agreement To Halt Gezi Park Shopping Mall Project, Markets Rise In Response
At 3 a.m. local time, Turkish officials announced the prime minister had agreed to halt construction in Gezi Park.
Ursula Burns, First Female African-American CEO Of Fortune 500 Company Xerox: “There’s A Tidal Wave [Of Women] Coming”
The U.S.'s first African-American female CEO said business leaders shouldn't ignore upcoming classes of women business leaders.
India To Shut Down Telegram Service July 15. Rest Of World Cocks Head And Says, “Telegrams Still Exist?”
India's privately owned telegram service, BSNL, announced this week that telegrams will soon become extinct in India.
Greek Public Transit Workers Begin Strike Against Closure Of State-Owned Broadcaster ERT, Greece Grinds To Even More Of A Halt
Greece's transit workers union went on strike, this time to protest the shuttering of state broadcaster ERT.
Despite opposition protests that a series of election reforms be allowed to pass first, Zimbabwe's president has set the country's election date.
A new report from the U.N. released Thursday greatly increased the estimated number of fatalities in Syria, with some 6,500 children dead.
The Turkish prime minister is still scheduled to meet with some leaders of the Gezi Park protest on Wednesday.
Following up on the change that had been rumored since March, Facebook Wednesday announced that hashtags are now integrated.
Indian Tire Company Apollo Tyres Buying American-Based Cooper Tire & Rubber Company For $2.5 Billion, Umbrella Of Starfire And Mastercraft Tires
India's Apollo Tyres is buying U.S.-based Cooper Tire for $2.5 billion in cash.
Goldman Sachs announced it has closed its long position on copper prices due to the metal hitting a six-week low.
Cosmetics maker Coty opened their first IPO this week, and are expected to receive more than $1 billion in offers.
Russia And Religion: Duma To Vote On Law Punishing Those Who Offend Religious People And Promote Homosexuality
The Russian parliament is due to vote today on two laws concerning the promotion of homosexuality and religion.
A spokesperson for Princeton University confirmed that the school received a bomb threat and is being evacuated.