Death toll of US plane crash rises to 5

The death toll of a small plane crash in a suburb of Erie, Colorado rises to five as the two injured survivors succumb to their injuries in hospital.
 

Pakistan army urges political solution

Pakistan’s army has called for a political solution to the current standoff between Islamabad and opposition protesters.
 

Iran ‘Pearl’ honored in Romania festival

Iranian screen production The Pearl directed by Sirous Hassanpour has garnered award at the 2014 edition of Bucharest International Film Festival, Romania.
 

‘EU ignores Kiev targeting civilians’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the European Union of turning a blind eye to the Ukrainian troops “directly targeting” civilians in the east of the country.
 

US trained Alaskans for Russia attack

Newly declassified documents reveal that the Federal Bureau of Investigation trained private citizens across Alaska in the early Cold War years in case of a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska.
 

Australia unveils new anti-Russia bans

The Australian government has ratcheted up sanctions against Russia for allegedly supporting the pro-Moscow forces in Ukraine’s restive east.
 

'Iran give priority to Mideast security'

A senior Iranian official has expressed the Islamic Republic’s support for the security and stability of all regional countries, warning against acts of terror in the Middle East.
 

US shootings leave two dead, one injured

Shooting incidents in two US states on Sunday left two people dead, including one who was shot by a security guard, authorities said.
 

Pakistan police secure PTV office

Pakistani security forces have secured the headquarters of the state-run television network PTV in the capital, Islamabad, after hundreds of anti-government protesters stormed the building and disrupted transmissions.
 

‘UK school policies failing generation’

The UK government’s education policies are damaging the life chances of a generation of children and must be overhauled, a leader of a major teaching union warns.
 

‘Israel not to win any more wars’

Iran’s defense minister has hailed the victory of Palestinian resistance groups in the latest Israeli assault on Gaza, saying the Tel Aviv regime will never emerge victorious in any future war.
 

Ferguson police use body cameras

Police officers here (Ferguson) began wearing body cameras on Saturday as marchers took to the streets in the most recent protest of a shooting three weeks earlier by a city officer that left an unarmed teenager dead.
 

Germany invites traditional Iran vocalist

Germany is slated to host a Persian music concert performed by world-renowned Iranian vocalist Alireza Qorbani accompanied by Dusseldorf Philharmonic Orchestra
 

2mn UK households to miss energy rebate

British officials have admitted that nearly two million households are set to miss out on a government energy rebate and millions of more will see delays up to a year before being refunded.
 

UK households to miss energy rebate

British officials have admitted that nearly two million households are set to miss out on a government energy rebate and millions of more will see delays up to a year before being refunded.
 

Tripoli fallen to Fajr Libya militants

Conflicting new reports coming out of Libya, where fierce clashes are underway between rival militant groups for weeks, indicate that the capital Tripoli has apparently to fallen to the Fajr (Dawn) Libya gunmen.
 

Tripoli falls to Fajr Libya militants

Conflicting new reports coming out of Libya, where fierce clashes are underway between rival militant groups for weeks, indicate that the capital, Tripoli, has apparently fallen to the Fajr (Dawn) Libya gunmen.
 

Syrian army gains ground in Golan

The Syrian army is gaining ground in its fight against Takfiri militants from the al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front in the Golan Heights.
 

Iran cartoonists shine in Syria contest

Two Iranian cartoon artists Ali Reza Pakdel and Mahmoud Azadnia have scooped awards at the 10th International Cartoon Contest in Syria. 
 

‘Anti-Iran bans show US not reliable'

A senior Iranian lawmaker has slammed a fresh round of US sanctions against the Islamic Republic as contradictory to the interim nuclear deal between Iran and six powers, saying the new sanctions prove that Washington cannot be trusted.