Tuesday June 23, 2015
A round-up of national and international news.
Monday June 01, 2015
The US Supreme Court has ruled in favour of a Muslim woman who sued after being denied a job at a clothing store in Oklahoma, because she wore a head scarf for religious reasons.
Friday May 29, 2015
One of the top suspects of Nazi war crimes has died aged 93, Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail has reported.
Friday May 15, 2015
Fighters from the so-called Islamic State group are said to have taken over the main government compound in the western Iraqi city of Ramadi.
Sunday May 03, 2015
Police fired stun grenades to disperse a rally by Ethiopian Israelis demonstrating in central Tel Aviv against alleged police brutality and widespread discrimination.
Friday April 24, 2015
Armenia marked the centenary of a mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks with a simple flower-laying ceremony attended by foreign leaders as Germany became the latest country to respond to its calls for recognition that it was genocide.
Tuesday April 21, 2015
A 93-year-old former bookkeeper at Auschwitz, who is accused of assisting in the mass murder of Jews, told a German court that he felt morally guilty for his work at the Nazi death camp.
Tuesday March 10, 2015
The Islamic State group released a video purporting to show a young boy executing an Arab Israeli who infiltrated it in Syria to spy for the Jewish state.
Sunday March 01, 2015
Tens of thousands of Russians marched through central Moscow today, carrying banners declaring "I am not afraid" and chanting "Russia without Putin" in memory of murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov.
Tuesday February 24, 2015
French President Francois Hollande has vowed to introduce tougher penalties for "racist, anti-Semitic or homophobic" remarks in the wake of last month's militant attacks in Paris.