China’s Muslims urged to resist extremism

Chinese Muslims should oppose religious extremism and not blindly follow foreign doctrine, said China’s top religious official according to state media reports.

Moroccan state TV shows women how to hide signs of domestic violence

Women in Morocco have reacted in horror after a programme on state television demonstrated how they could use makeup to cover up evidence of domestic violence.

Syrian army says it takes second east Aleppo district in two days

ISTANBUL A blast ripped through a street in the northern Syrian town of al-Rai on Sunday in what was believed to be an Islamic State suicide bombing, with several deaths reported and security and hospital sources saying 12 wounded, mostly children, were taken to a hospital in nearby Turkey.

Mexican volcano erupts, sending ash 3 miles into sky

MEXICO CITY, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- A volcano in Mexico erupted, sending ash three miles into the air and prompting warnings from government officials for tourists and residents to stay away.

Qatar will help Syrian rebels even if Trump ends U.S. role

But Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said the wealthy Gulf state would not "go solo" and supply shoulder-fired missiles to the rebels to defend themselves against Syrian and Russian warplanes.

Elderly pilot who went missing while flying across Africa has been found safe

An elderly amateur pilot who went missing for a second time while attempting to fly the length of Africa with no radio or navigational equipment has been found safe in South Sudan. 

Abe: Russia missile deployment regrettable

Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed regret on Friday over Russia’s deployment of missile systems on northwestern Pacific islands claimed by Japan.

Antarctica Now Houses the World’s Largest Marine Reserve – Travel Hacker

Over recent years, Antarctica has become one of the fastest warming places on the Earth.

Swiss nuclear plants to remain on grid – SWI swissinfo.ch

Swiss voters have thrown out a proposal to close the country’s five nuclear power plants after 45 years in operation.

Turkey detains BBC journalist reporting on mine disaster

Turkish authorities have detained a journalist working for the BBC’s Turkish-language service in the south-east of the country.

Elephants are now being born without tusks because of poaching

An increasing number of African elephants are now born tuskless because poachers have consistently targetted animals with the best ivory over decades, fundamentally altering the gene pool.

Ant species cultivates coffee for accommodation | Science | DW.COM | 22.11.2016

What do ants have in common with farmers?

One of three monkeys stolen from wildlife park found in car in Sydney

Authorities were called to the wildlife park on Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Helensburgh, about 8am yesterday morning after staff discovered the monkeys were missing.

Talk show host who mocked Erdo?an’s favorite soap opera fired – Turkish Minute

Talk show host Okan Bayülgen, who during an awards ceremony mocked a soap opera that was one of President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an’s favorites, has been fired from the TV station for which he was working.

Rohingya face Myanmar ‘ethnic cleansing’: UN official

Myanmar is carrying out "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims, a United Nations official has said, as stories of gang rape, torture and murder emerge from among the thousands who have fled to Bangladesh.

Malaysian cartoonist arrested for criticism of prime minister Najib Razak

A Malaysian cartoonist known for lampooning the scandal-plagued prime minister and his family has been arrested for sedition, a move denounced as the latest sign of pressure on government critics.

Ruling party imploding on impeachment

Most pro-Park lawmakers boycotted a party meeting on how to deal with the impeachment motion led by the opposition parties, making it a half-member gathering, Friday.

Cuban-Americans celebrate Castro’s death in Miami streets

When it comes to Fidel Castro, they will never forgive or forget.