Vanessa Sheridan

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A Day in the Life of Paris's Growing Muslim Population

US has lost all credibility in the Middle East says John McCain

Influential foreign policy voice said US president's failure to follow through on threat to cut off aid to Egypt was 'poor' reaction<p>President Barack Obama's failure to act amid spiralling violence in Egypt has led the US to lose all credibility in the Middle East, senator John McCain said …

Russia Not Only Country With Anti-Gay Laws

Many other countries, from Iran to Cameroon, have harsh anti-gay laws.<p><b>A new Russian law that criminalizes "propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations among minors" has sparked growing calls from the global gay community and its supporters for a boycott of Russia's upcoming Winter Olympics.</b><p>While …

Associated Press News

Syria refugees pour into Iraqi Kurdistan in thousands

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1003000/1003559_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524689297_627c2c8f74f9d3f4997ca5087c0711a9<p><b>Thousands of refugees from Syria are pouring over the border into Iraqi Kurdistan, the UN refugee agency says.</b><p>Up to 10,000 crossed at Peshkhabour on …

Middle East

Gibraltar: Royal Navy repels fishing boat armada after 'invasion'

Fishermen stage protest over concrete reef as Gibraltar's chief minister says 'Hell will freeze over before barrier is removed'<p>Spanish boats illegally entered Gibraltar's waters after a stand-off with the Royal Navy on Sunday.<p>In an escalation of the bitter diplomatic dispute over fishing rights, …

Egypt braces for more violence after deadly week

The European Union said Sunday it will "urgently review" its relations with Egypt.<p>CAIRO — More violence is expected in Egypt after chaos swept through the country last week, leaving nearly 900 dead in four days of unrest and threatening to stall a political transition.<p>Egypt "is on a course for an …

The Future Of Flight: Planes That Never Need To Land

Perpetual flight is going, so get ready for planes that just keep going and going and going...<p>In 1883, Nobel laureate John Strutt, a physicist and the third Baron Rayleigh, put forward a radical idea. He had been studying the mechanics of pelican flight and proposed that the birds drew energy from …