Syria and Iraq have both given the UN permission to airlift food between the two countries for the first time.
Turkey has charged 255 people for protesting in the country in June.
Officials say they're hopeful that next month could be the start of the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons.
Syria was the world's most deadly conflict in 2012, with 55,000 of the 95,000 people killed in conflicts dying in that country.
The man dubbed the "sorcerer's apprentice of implants" has been jailed for four years for producing faulty breast implants.
New research seems to support anecdotal reports of the "sunshine vitamin" preventing or easing symptoms of multiple sclerosis, say scientists.
The party of jailed Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko say armed police have raided their offices, a claim denied by police.
Scottish investigators still don't know what caused a helicopter to smash into a pub in Glasgow, killing nine people.
One of the men accused of murdering British soldier Lee Rigby says he loves al-Qaeda and doesn't regret killing the 25-year-old.
Boat race protester Trenton Oldfield has won his battle to stay in the UK, which is just as well as he says his family couldn't live in "racist" Australia.
Boat race protester Trenton Oldfield has fronted a tribunal in London to plead to stay in the UK with his wife and child.
Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych has backed holding roundtable talks with the opposition after two weeks of protests and will meet three ex-presidents to...
Two Turkish students have been arrested by Polish police for performing Nazi salutes at the Auschwitz concentration camp.
Long-term exposure to particles of soot and dust in pollution from road traffic and industry raise the risk of premature death, a new study says.
Scientists say the seeds from a tropical tree provide an efficient way to purify water in industrialised and developing countries.
A group of British medical experts says the Mediterranean diet, comprising fresh fruits and vegetables, nuts, fish and olive oil, could prevent dementia.
Protesters have filled Independence Square in central Kiev and surrounding streets to denounce Viktor Yanukovych's rejection of an EU pact.
MPs in the UK say they won't accept a pay rise of 11 per cent, which has been recommended by an independent body.
Although things are back to normal in UK airports after a glitch in its air traffic control system, passengers could still face delays.
A medieval town in northern Italy has lit up a "Christmas tree" made up of some 1,000 multi-coloured lights arranged across the hillside.
Trenton Oldfield's wife says it would be devastating for her family to be torn apart for a peaceful protest "which our baby and I had no part in".
The Australian who disrupted the 2012 boat race between Cambridge and Oxford is appealing a government decision to kick him out of the United Kingdom.
Prince Harry and his fellow soldiers will resume their trek to South Pole as a team after the race was suspended due to safety concerns.
Heathrow airport cancelled 60 morning flights, 20 per cent of flights were delayed at Gatwick, while airports from Dublin to Glasgow also have problems.
Formal memorial events will begin today at places of worship across South Africa as the country mourns the loss of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.
Greek police said four officers were injured, 10 people were arrested and 55 more detained for questioning in shooting protests.
Yulia Tymoshenko has ended her hunger strike after people who have been gathering in Kiev's central square asked her to stop.
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