March 22, 2017 - 17:04 GMT
'We want to send a strong message to the people that killing women in the name of family honor will no longer be tolerated by our court and we chose Mother’s Day to send this message,' one of the judges said in a statement.
March 22, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The country has remained on high alert to potential attacks from home-grown militants.
March 22, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The decision comes ahead of a referendum on constitutional changes to boost the powers of Turkey’s president.
March 21, 2017 - 17:06 GMT
Direct inbound flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia are affected by the new restrictions, amid fears of attacks.
March 21, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Over 20,000 have made the dangerous sea crossing in the first three months of 2017.
March 20, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Clashes between Saudi-backed Yemeni forces and Houthi rebels in northern Yemen have been escalating in recent days.
March 20, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The trip will be Sisi's first state visit to the United States since being elected president in 2014.
March 20, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Last week, the Swiss ambassador to the UN expressed alarm over the kingdom's 'repression of civil society.'
March 19, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The EU-Turkey deal has turned Greece into a testing ground for European Union policies that are eroding the rights of refugees and asylum seekers, humanitarian agencies warned on Friday.
March 19, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen conducted a four-day visit to Europa during which he urged governments and the international community to promote a political settlement to the conflict and provide urgent humanitarian support.
March 18, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
The Arab League hosted a meeting on Saturday to discuss the raging conflict in conflict-ridden Libya.
March 18, 2017 - 09:07 GMT
Bahraini police have clashed with the thousands of demonstrators who had turned out for the funeral procession of an activist who died in regime custody.
March 18, 2017 - 08:16 GMT
UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Iraq Lise Grande has warned the UN would not have enough resources to confront a mass exodus from west Mosul.
March 18, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The ship was carrying mostly people from Somalia and Yemen fleeing conflict.
March 17, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
In a highly unusual move, Morocco's king ousted the designated prime minister in an effort to settle a five-month deadlock over forming a new government.