Friday, April 28, 2017
Casualties continue resulting from the oppressive and violent treatment of the Kashmiri people by Indian forces.

Srinagar, March 5, 2017 -  A 15-hour long gun battle between Indian security forces and Kashmiri freedom fighters ended in Tral, South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday morning. The encounter began the...
A child’s bottle forms part of the bloody debris at the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar.

A courthouse in the northwestern Pakistan town of Charsadda was brutally attacked on February 21, when at least seven people were killed and 30 wounded. Tragic violence had previously struck on February...
Bolivian President Evo Morales (L) gestures alongside his Venezuelan counterpart President Nicolas Maduro. via EFE

Both Venezuela and Bolivia have come out to reject a new narcotics report from the U.S. State Department and Washington's attempt to impose its drug policy of "double standards" on the...
Illegal immigrants deported to Mexico face an uncertain future, where few job opportunities await and an economy facing its highest inflation rate in 10 years.

Mexico has opened legal aid centres in its 50 consulates across the United States to defend its citizens amid worries of a crackdown on undocumented immigrants. The centres will provide free legal...
Bertha Caceres, former coordinator of the Committee of Relatives of Detained and Disappeared in Honduras.

The murder of environmental activists has reached unprecedented levels throughout Latin America – and nowhere is this more pronounced than in the Central American nation of Honduras. Since Honduras’ government was...
Turkey cut water supplies to Syria around Feb. 23, which subsequently forced a hydroelectric plant at the Tishrin Dam to shut down.

Just a matter of days after John McCain’s “unusual” trip to Syria and Turkey, the Turkish government has cut off water supplies from the Euphrates River into northern Syria, violating international...

The U.S. military has admitted that it used depleted uranium (DU) ammunition in Syria, the controversial weaponry that causes serious health problems among the population. The military fired thousands of rounds containing...

A court in Paraguay has sentenced 11 farmers to between four and 35 years in prison for the deaths of 17 people during clashes over land reform . The case has...

A Colombian high court has backed a government bill to hold a popular referendum on a peace deal being negotiated with rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). After hours...

A leaked ‘Panama Papers’ communication attributed to an Israeli lawmaker stated that Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud bankrolled the election campaign of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the...

Drug prohibition policies implemented by nations across the world do not seek to criminalize the consumption of narcotics, rather it seeks to criminalize working class and marginalized people, argues Mexican Catholic...

Brazil's lower house  of congress has voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, delivering a major blow to a long-embattled leader  whose supporters repeatedly argued that the push against her was a...

Russia, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and Qatar announced Feb. 23  that they've agreed on a plan to freeze oil production at current levels to help stop a decline in oil prices caused...

The eastern German city of Dresden paid its respects to the victims of the devastating allied bomb attack which was carried out 71 years ago. Memorials were eclipsed, however, by a...

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said tensions between Russia and the West have reached Cold War levels. Other leaders also warned of dangerous divisions within Europe. Speaking at the Munich Security...

YAOUNDE, Cameroon — As Cameroon's young people prepared to observe national youth day on February 11, many were questioning their future. As the week long activities took place, youths were complaining...

A controversy with Ecuador’s Armed Forces that led President Rafael Correa to dismiss top military commanders for disobedience has sparked a new round of opposition protests in Quito, with government supporters...

Venezuelan shopping centers are scaling back hours of operation, causing an uproar among consumers, in the wake of the government's move to reduce their electricity supplies in the early afternoon and...

Milagro Sala was jailed in mid-January for speaking out against President Mauricio Macri, sparking a wave of protests against criminaliza­tion of dissent. Thousands of Argentines gathered in Buenos Aires’ central Plaza de...

A flood of over two-thousand Cuban emigrants passing through Central America on their way to the U.S. remain stranded in Costa Rica in what has been described as a migrant crisis. According...

Tens of thousands of Saint Lucians are expected to finally have access to a reliable and safe supply of drinking water, following the launch of two milestone projects on the Caribbean...

Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua’s nightmarish journey started in the middle of the 19th century, when the Muslim civil servant from West Africa was sold into slavery and shipped to Brazil. Years later, Baquaqua...

Venezuela’s ruling party , the United Socialist Party of Venezuela, (PSUV) suffered its first parliamentary loss in 17 years after the opposition coalition, the Round Table of Democratic Unity (MUD), won...

Following the rise of a number of anti-Islam parties in Australia, a Sydney businessman has announced plans to form the country’s first Muslim political party. Diaa Mohamed, a self-employed 34-year-old with a...

The Gambia has been declared an Islamic republic by President Yahya Jammeh who said he wanted to further distance the west African state from its colonial past. The tiny, formerly secular country...

The UK should be more proactive about imposing sanctions on banks and countries suspected of funding or supporting the militant group ISIS, the leader of the Labour party has said. Jeremy...

Vladimir Putin has said he hopes nuclear warheads will not be needed to deal with terrorists, after Russia launched cruise missiles from its submarine at Syria. During a meeting in the Kremlin,...

Gunmen attacked military sites in Burundi’s capital and “many” assailants were killed or arrested after heavy fighting, officials and soldiers said, as Western powers fear the nation is sliding back into...

Nearly 70,000 Indian Muslim leaders have signed a fatwa against ISIS and other terror groups saying they were “not Islamic organizations” . Around 1.5 million Muslims visiting a shrine dedicated to a...

A young boy runs through a field carrying a Canadian flag, the sun lit behind him as the country’s red and white national colors flap in the wind. Above the photo,...