Weapons found at dead Palestinian ambassador’s residence in Prague – police

A firefighter walks past the site of an explosion in Prague January 1, 2014. (Reuters / David W Cerny) Some unregistered weapons were found at the Palestinian mission in Prague, where the ambassador was killed by an explosion while opening a safe a day before, Czech police reported. The investigators working at the scene of Wednesday’s blast found More...

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By Editorial Team On Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Interview: A Continued U.S. Presence In Afghanistan ‘Will Help Prevent Civil War’

Former Pakistani Ambassador to the United States Husain Haqqani Husain Haqqani, Pakistan’s former ambassador to the United States and currently a professor at Boston University, spoke to RFE/RL’s Radio More...

By Editorial Team On Sunday, June 9th, 2013

The ‘Marxist Muslims’ Of Taksim Square

Muslim anticapitalist Emin Albayra has found common cause with secular demonstrators on Istanbul’s Taksim Square. By Glenn Kates A bagpipe squeals over Taksim Square as a ring of demonstrators dances merrily More...

By Editorial Team On Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Ashton Has ‘Useful’ Discussion With Jalili

EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton says she had a “useful” discussion with Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili but announced no plans for a new round of negotiations. Catherine Ashton, representing More...

By Editorial Team On Monday, April 29th, 2013

Rule, Britannia? UK ‘Shadow Military’ May Return to Gulf over Instability Fears

Royal Marines practice their drill using a Browning heavy machine gun on the deck of HMS Ocean as it travels through the Persian Gulf. (AFP Photo) The UK army is planning to build up a strong “shadow presence” More...

By Editorial Team On Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

US to deploy 200 troops to Jordan to curb Syria violence – Hagel

US soldiers prepare their gear during the Eager Lion joint military exercise near the Jordan–Saudi border, 260 km south of Amman.(AFP Photo / STR) The US will deploy 200 troops to Jordan in the coming weeks in More...

By Editorial Team On Monday, April 15th, 2013

Global Arms Spending Drops

Global arms spending dropped last year for the first time in a decade. In a fresh report issued April 15, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said global military spending dropped 0.5 percent More...

By Editorial Team On Friday, April 5th, 2013

A Thousand Days to Keep the Millennium Promise

By Ban Ki-moon A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, but starting this week we can march a thousand days forward into a new future. On April 5th, the world will reach a vital moment in history’s More...

By Editorial Team On Monday, April 1st, 2013

Afghan Officials Say Opium Cultivation Rising

Afghan officials say illegal opium cultivation in the country has increased this year despite efforts to target traffickers, and provide farmers with alternative livelihoods. Qayum Samir, a spokesman for Afghanistan’s More...

By Editorial Team On Monday, March 18th, 2013

UN to debate global arms treaty

Diplomats from around the world are to gather at the United Nations for talks on an international arms trade treaty, in an effort to stop the sale of illegal conventional arms. Similar talks held last July failed, More...