Syrian general says Aleppo offensive in final stages
Syrian general says Aleppo offensive in final stages

The Syrian army and its allies are in the "last moments before declaring victory" in Aleppo, a Syrian military source said, after rebel defences collapsed on December 12, leaving insurgents in a tiny, heavily bombarded pocket of ground.

Syrian general says Aleppo offensive in final stages

Syrian general says Aleppo offensive in final stages

The Syrian army and its allies are in the "last moments before declaring victory" in Aleppo, a Syrian military source said, after rebel defences collapsed on December 12, leaving insurgents in a tiny, heavily bombarded pocket of ground.

11th Global Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament opens
11th Global Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament opens

VOV.VN -  The 11th Global Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament has opened in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), drawing the participation 50 female parliamentarians. 

11th Global Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament opens

11th Global Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament opens

VOV.VN -  The 11th Global Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament has opened in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), drawing the participation 50 female parliamentarians. 

Malaysia: Abu Sayyaf militant leader killed
Malaysia: Abu Sayyaf militant leader killed

A leader of the Philippine Islamic militant group Abu Sayyaf - Abraham Hamid - was killed by Malaysian security forces during a gun fight offshore Sabah state, Borneo island of Malaysia, on December 10.

Malaysia: Abu Sayyaf militant leader killed

Malaysia: Abu Sayyaf militant leader killed

A leader of the Philippine Islamic militant group Abu Sayyaf - Abraham Hamid - was killed by Malaysian security forces during a gun fight offshore Sabah state, Borneo island of Malaysia, on December 10.

Kurdish militants claim responsibility for Istanbul attack that killed 38
Kurdish militants claim responsibility for Istanbul attack that killed 38

An offshoot of the militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) claimed responsibility on December 11 for twin bombings that killed 38 people and wounded 155 outside an Istanbul soccer stadium, an attack for which the Turkish government vowed vengeance.

Kurdish militants claim responsibility for Istanbul attack that killed 38

Kurdish militants claim responsibility for Istanbul attack that killed 38

An offshoot of the militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) claimed responsibility on December 11 for twin bombings that killed 38 people and wounded 155 outside an Istanbul soccer stadium, an attack for which the Turkish government vowed vengeance.

Suicide bomb kills at least 29 at Somalia's main port: police
Suicide bomb kills at least 29 at Somalia's main port: police

A suicide truck bomb hit the entrance of Somalia's biggest port on December 11, killing at least 29 people, police said, an attack claimed by Islamist al Shabaab militants.

Suicide bomb kills at least 29 at Somalia's main port: police

Suicide bomb kills at least 29 at Somalia's main port: police

A suicide truck bomb hit the entrance of Somalia's biggest port on December 11, killing at least 29 people, police said, an attack claimed by Islamist al Shabaab militants.

Cairo church bombing kills 25, raises fears among Christians
Cairo church bombing kills 25, raises fears among Christians

A bombing at Cairo's largest Coptic cathedral killed at least 25 people and wounded 49, many of them women and children attending December 11 mass, in the deadliest attack on Egypt's Christian minority in years.

Cairo church bombing kills 25, raises fears among Christians

Cairo church bombing kills 25, raises fears among Christians

A bombing at Cairo's largest Coptic cathedral killed at least 25 people and wounded 49, many of them women and children attending December 11 mass, in the deadliest attack on Egypt's Christian minority in years.

Finance Minister English named as New Zealand prime minister
Finance Minister English named as New Zealand prime minister

New Zealand Finance Minister Bill English was confirmed as the country's new prime minister on December 12, as expected, a week after John Key announced his surprise resignation after eight years in the role.

Finance Minister English named as New Zealand prime minister

Finance Minister English named as New Zealand prime minister

New Zealand Finance Minister Bill English was confirmed as the country's new prime minister on December 12, as expected, a week after John Key announced his surprise resignation after eight years in the role.

More than 100 killed in church collapse in Nigeria -journalist, resident
More than 100 killed in church collapse in Nigeria -journalist, resident

At least 100 people were killed by the collapse of a church in southeastern Nigeria, a resident and photojournalist who visited a morgue said on December 11, but officials put the death toll at just 27.

More than 100 killed in church collapse in Nigeria -journalist, resident

More than 100 killed in church collapse in Nigeria -journalist, resident

At least 100 people were killed by the collapse of a church in southeastern Nigeria, a resident and photojournalist who visited a morgue said on December 11, but officials put the death toll at just 27.

Indonesian police evacuates Jakarta’s outskirts due to bomb
Indonesian police evacuates Jakarta’s outskirts due to bomb

The police of Indonesia evacuated people living in the outskirts of Jakarta on December 10 after discovering a bomb in a raid on suspected Islamic militants who were planning to attack the presidential palace.

Indonesian police evacuates Jakarta’s outskirts due to bomb

Indonesian police evacuates Jakarta’s outskirts due to bomb

The police of Indonesia evacuated people living in the outskirts of Jakarta on December 10 after discovering a bomb in a raid on suspected Islamic militants who were planning to attack the presidential palace.

France arrests new suspect in foiled terror plot
France arrests new suspect in foiled terror plot

French judicial authorities have arrested and charged a sixth suspect in a foiled militant plot to attack sites in the Paris region, a judicial source said on December 11.

France arrests new suspect in foiled terror plot

France arrests new suspect in foiled terror plot

French judicial authorities have arrested and charged a sixth suspect in a foiled militant plot to attack sites in the Paris region, a judicial source said on December 11.