PIDIE JAYA/JAKARTA, Indonesia (Reuters) - The death toll from a strong earthquake that hit northern Indonesia's Aceh province on Wednesday has doubled to at least 50, Indonesia's disaster agency said, as rescuers searched dozens of collapsed buildings for trapped survivors.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A war monitor said on Wednesday the Syrian army had seized control of all parts of the Old City of Aleppo which had been held by rebels, part of an advance which has seen insurgents lose around two thirds of their main urban stronghold over the past two weeks.
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh's Supreme Court upheld death sentences on Wednesday for three members of an outlawed Islamist militant group in connection with a grenade attack on the British ambassador in 2004.
Human Rights Award of Weimar goes to two kidnapped Syrian bishops
At the suggestion of Society for Threatened Peoples (STP), the commission decided to award this year’s Human Rights Award of Weimar to...