At least three more Palestinians were killed and several others injured as tensions between Israeli military forces and illegal settlers on the one side and Palestinian protesters on the other continue in the occupied territories.
Gambia said Wednesday its legislators have voted to extend President Yahya Jammeh’s term by three months, just hours before his mandate was set to expire. But President-elect Adama Barrow has vowed to take office regardless of whether Jammeh leaves. Amid the uncertainty, tourists began to evacuate the country.
The United States should not allow a delegation from Taiwan to attend US President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, raising a new bone of contention in Beijing's relations with the incoming government.
Iran’s men are scheduled to play a number of international futsal friendly fixtures against Croatia and Uzbekistan in April, said the head of futsal technical committee at the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI).
At least 76 people were killed in Tuesday's accidental Nigerian Air Force strike on a refugee camp and more than 100 were wounded, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (ICRC) said on Wednesday.
Noted Iranian auteur, Abbas Kiarostami, who died last year, will be commemorated in an exhibition of his final photography series at Art Basel, the giant Swiss art fair that holds its Hong Kong edition in Spring, presented by Rossi & Rossi gallery.
A number of antique pieces from the prestigious French museum will be displayed in Iran, following the signing of an agreement between custodians of Iran's cultural heritage and France's Louvre Museum.
At least 219 migrants and refugees are believed to have drowned in the Mediterranean already this year, more than double that during the same period a year ago, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday.