US Gen. stripped of rank over sex issue

Army Maj. Gen. Michael Harrison was stripped of his rank and will be forced to retire due to his handling of a sexual assault complaint, the Army announced Wednesday.
 

‘British police failing to probe crimes’

Britain’s police watchdog has warned that police forces across the country are failing to investigate crimes, with more than a fifth of crimes are not being recorded.
 

‘20.3% of crimes not recorded in UK’

Britain’s police watchdog has warned that police forces across the country are failing to investigate crimes, with more than a fifth of crimes not being recorded.
 

Iraq Kurdish forces recapture 7 villages

Iraqi Kurdish forces have captured seven villages from the grip of ISIL Takfiri militants near a strategic dam in the northern city of Mosul.
 

Kiev must enter talks with pro-Russians

Russia has urged Kiev to hold “substantial” talks with pro-Russians in eastern Ukraine following a dramatic deterioration of the conflict in the region.
 

‘Russia violating Ukraine sovereignty’

NATO has accused Russia of “blatant violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty” by engaging in direct military operations inside Ukraine.
 

China hosts largest-ever military drills

China hosts the final day of the largest-ever joint military drills as part of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s (SCO) “Peace Mission 2014.”
 

Bans won’t stop Iran N-program: Zarif

Iranian foreign minister says Tehran’s peaceful nuclear program has not stopped in the face of unilateral sanctions and will never be halted.
 

Nigeria monitors 160 people over Ebola

Some 160 people have been placed under medical surveillance over the deadly Ebola virus in Nigeria’s southern city of Port Harcourt in Rivers State.
 

Russia rejects invasion allegations

Moscow has responded to accusations of a Russian invasion of Ukraine, saying there is no proof to support the allegations.
 

Massive anti-govt. rallies held in Yemen

A series of fresh protest rallies have been held across Yemen, where the government is under increasing pressure to step down.
 

Obama’s Europe trip warning to Putin

The White House says President Barack Obama’s next week trip to Europe is a warning to Russian President Vladimir Putin against "messing around" with the Baltic States.
 

Iran completes indigenous missile

Iran has finished manufacturing a homegrown missile defense system, which is as powerful as the S-300 system that Russia refused to deliver to the Islamic Republic.
 

Palestinian MP defies Israel’s order

A Palestinian lawmaker has defied “a military order” by the Israeli regime to leave the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, Press TV reports.
 

UN raps increased fatalities in Ukraine

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has expressed dismay at the increased loss of civilian life in eastern Ukraine.
 

Crash injures 14 outside Chicago Airport

At least 14 people were injured when a shuttle bus traveling to Chicago O'Hare International Airport slammed into a concrete barrier Friday.
 

Pro-independence rally held in Scotland

A pro-independence protest has been held in Scotland following attempts by British Prime Minister David Cameron to urge the Scottish people and businesses to reject independence in next month’s referendum.
 

‘Taliban abducts 5 Afghan police officers'

Five police officers have been kidnapped by Taliban militants during an attack in Afghanistan's western province of Herat, an official says.
 

Bahrain faces 600 new hunger-strikers

Six-hundred Bahraini prisoners have been on hunger strike for nine days to protest against being tortured in a prison, says the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR).
 

Bahrain faces 600 new hunger strikers

Six-hundred Bahraini prisoners have been on hunger strike for nine days to protest against being tortured in a prison, says the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR).