Nearly two dozen asylum seekers are among those suspected of involvement in mass assaults and muggings on New Year's Eve in Cologne, officials said on Friday, intensifying a debate about Germany's welcome for hundreds of thousands of mig
This year may be remembered for barrel bombs, beheadings and the Bataclan massacre, but according to a Harvard psychologist, a remarkable long term downward trend in violence is continuing.
Wars are far less common and deadly than
More than 260 women in Bahrain have come forward in just three weeks to say they have experienced some form of domestic violence. They responded to a survey by the Bahrain Youth Forum Society’s Naseem Initiative, which is conducting nati
US President Barack Obama spoke to Saudi King Salman bin Abd Al Aziz Al Saud by phone on Thursday about regional issues including the humanitarian crisis in Yemen and the recent violence at religious sites in Jerusalem, the White House said.
Gunmen shot dead a senior official working for Iraq's North Oil Company (NOC), police and company officials said, just over a month after his predecessor at the state-run firm was gunned down.
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi will appeal against a conviction for violence, kidnapping and torture imposed by a court over the killing of protesters, his lawyers were quoted as saying by state media on Thursday.
Violence in Bahrain cost the national economy $6.6 billion last year, according to a new report.
The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) estimated this was the equivalent of almost $5,000 per person, said a report in the G
Most ports in Libya are still able to operate despite the country's rival governments, economic chaos and increasing violence between armed groups, a shipping industry official said on Monday.
Libya is in turmoil as a result o
Oil rose above $49 a barrel on Friday, supported by renewed violence in Iraq but with a persistent global supply glut keeping the market on course for a seventh straight month of declines, its longest bear run on record.
Rights activists in Bahrain have launched their own "I Can't Breathe" campaign, taking up a slogan adopted by American protesters outraged by the police killing of an African-American man.
However, the term is not being used in Ba