A large rally in Istanbul demanded the government change the historic Hagia Sophia church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, into a mosque. The Humanitarian Relief Foundation (İHH) led the rally through the Sultanahmet district.
Unseeded German Annika Beck, ranked #83, defeated 14th seed Agnieszka Radwanska in the first round at the French Open, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1.
With the official Iraqi army defeated, Iraqi militias have gathered arms and advanced to Ramadi to counter the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), who recently captured the key town. The militias also hope to stop the terrorist group from entering Baghdad, which is only 70 miles to the west.
A fan jumped onto Philippe Chatrier Court after Roger Federer defeated Alejandro Falla to take a selfie with the tennis great.
Stan Wawrinka blasted French Open organizers after an article on his personal life appeared on the tournament’s official website.
The Tampa Bay Lightning stormed into Madison Square Garden with a vengeance and blanked the New York Rangers 2-0. They take a 3-2 series lead back to Tampa Bay.
The French Open 2015 starts today. Can Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova defend their titles?
After an incredibly boring Game 3, the Anaheim Ducks and Chicago Blackhawks provided their fans with one of the most exciting matchups this playoffs. It was the Blackhawks who ended up with the victory in double overtime, 5-4.
The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) has published an article in the latest issue of its magazine, Dabiq, by jihadi bride Umm Summayyah, estimating that First Lady Michelle Obama is only worth $40 on the terrorist group’s slave market. Summayyah also defends the rape of thousands of Yazidi females.
The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) captured Palmyra, a historic city in Syria that serves as a home to a treasure trove of ancient artifacts. Dread filled historians as pictures surfaced of an ISIS flag on a 100-year-old castle.
Five Tunisians died after their boat capsized off the coast of Italy, tossed about in dangerous seas. The tragedy occurred only two days after Italian authorities rescued over 900 migrants.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has set up camps in Djibouti, located in the Horn of Africa, to care for the thousands of Yemenis fleeing the civil war. The agency needs more help, but now Iranian state media claim Djibouti turned away humanitarian aid.
The President’s Trophy-winning New York Rangers decided to show their face in Tampa Bay as they destroyed the Lightning to tie the series.
The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) claims it has access to nuclear weapons through the nation of Pakistan, according to an article by longtime ISIS captive John Cantlie in the latest issue of their official magazine, Dabiq.
The Ukrainian government is under fire after President Petro Poroshenko signed a bill that bans all Communism and Nazi symbols. He also signed a law that honors and recognizes militias that worked with the Germans in World War II. The United States Holocaust Museum lashed out at the decision.
The Kremlin will stop at nothing to fully control all forms of media in Russia. The latest step included threats to Google, Facebook, and Twitter from Russia’s media watchdog Roskomnadzor.
The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) claims Saddam Hussein’s nephew Ibrahim al-Sabawi died near Baiji fighting for the terrorist group. The militants hope to capture a key oil refinery in the town.
Nikita Kucherov shined once again as his quick overtime goal lifted the Tampa Lightning over the New York Rangers in an extremely physical Game 3. They now lead the Eastern Conference Finals 2-1.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke with the BBC about his country’s crisis with Russia. He claimed the country is in a “real war” with Russia and must prepare for a Russian offensive.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter visited with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and announced the country’s football association did not discriminate against Palestinians and will not receive a suspension.
There is something rotten in the state of Denmark. The Danish government paid 32 jihadists over 400,000 Danish Krone ($59,734.48) in unemployment benefits while they fought with the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) in Syria.
A Belgian court convicted seven Muslim women for supporting ISIS and enticing other young females to join the terrorist group.
The Tampa Bay Lightning completely skated over the New York Rangers, 6-2, on Monday night. The series heads to Florida tied at 1-1.
Russian President Vladimir Putin once lectured America about exceptionalism, but he cannot stop himself from showing off his exceptional athletic abilities. This time, Putin managed to score eight goals in a hockey game.
Ukrainian officials captured at least two Russian soldiers over the weekend, one of whom claimed on video he was a member of a Russian spying mission in the war-torn country.