August 23, 2014
"We can act carefully and responsibly to prevent a potential act of genocide," Obamas told reporters at the White House. "I've therefore authorized targeted airstrikes if necessary."
A man on board a Qatar Airways plane escorted into Manchester airport by a fighter jet today has been arrested on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat, British police said.
Felipe became king after his father, Juan Carlos, abdicated earlier this month following a series of scandals that led many Spaniards to question the role of the monarchy itself.
At least 20 people were killed and more than 120 were injured when a Moscow underground train derailed during morning rush hour in one of the worst accidents on the Russian capital's subway system in years.
Chris Gunnes is a spokesman for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). He granted a live interview to Al Jazeera and collapsed into uncontrollable tears as he described the deadly shelling of a UN school in Gaza.
A Malaysian airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine by militants, killing all 295 people aboard, a Ukrainian interior ministry official said.
On the 20th anniversary of the AMIA bombing, the Argentine pontiff sent a message for “justice” to Argentina’s Israeli community and relatives of the 85 victims that resulted dead in the attack.
Michaella Krajicek's joy at winning on home grass was easily surpassed when her boyfriend stepped on court and dropped down on one knee straight after her Den Bosch Open first-round victory.
Spain’s 5-1 stunning defeat in its World Cup opener against the Netherlands last week that could mean the exit of the defending champions from the international tournament if it does not make it against Chile today, seems to be worrying Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and abdicating King Juan Carlos.
Pope Francis has arrive for the first time in the Middle East, together with a Rabbi and a Muslim leader, in a delicate mission to push his vision of inter-religious dialogue as a vehicle for peace in the region.
As an avid football fan and member of San Lorenzo, Pope Francis is certain to be keeping a close eye on proceedings at the 2014 World Cup. But for one Spanish cellphone company, the head of the Roman Catholic church may not be able to keep his cool.
Joaquín Salvador Lavado Tejón has been conferred with the 2014 Prince of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities. Better known for his pen name “Quino,” the Argentine cartoonist receives the prize marking also 50 years since endearing Mafalda came to life for the first time.