Sweden recognizes Palestinian stateThe government in Stockholm expressed the hope that this step will contribute to the resumption of frozen Israeli-Palestinian peace process. The decision sparked satisfaction the Palestinian Authority, Israel condemned it.
Violent riots in Jerusalem
After Wednesday's attack on the Israeli activist in East Jerusalem on Thursday comes to violent clashes with Palestinians, Israeli police officers flinging stones. Access to the Temple Mount was blocked.
Syrian helicopter bombs displaced persons camp
A Syrian army helicopter dropped two barrel bombs on a displaced persons camp in the northern province of Idlib. Video footage appeared to show corpses and burning tents while people scrambled to save the wounded. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 10 civilians died.
Israeli police kill Palestinian suspected of attack
Israeli police on Thursday shot dead a 32-year-old Palestinian suspected of having tried hours earlier to kill a far-right Jewish activist. Yehuda Glick has led a campaign for Jews to be allowed to pray at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, Jerusalem's most sensitive site and holy to Islam and Judaism.
Russia will submit a proposal to the UN to extend the boundaries
- In 2015 Russia will submit to the UN Commission. Borders of the Continental Shelf application for extension of its borders in the Arctic - announced the minister of natural resources and ecology of the Russian Federation Sergey Donskoy.