Russian plane broke up in the air: Expert – UAE carriers re-route flights to...

WADI AL-ZOLOMAT, Egypt: A Russian airliner that crashed in Egypt broke up "in the air" strewing fragments across a wide area, an expert said...

224 perish as Russian plane crashes in Sinai – IS claims responsibility, Russia...

ISMAILIA/CAIRO: A Russian airliner carrying 224 passengers crashed into a mountainous area of Egypt's Sinai peninsula yesterday shortly after losing radar contact near cruising...

Shock, denial at Russia airport as plane crashes

SAINT PETERSBURG: Irina Semyonova said her friend Natasha last called her from the Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheikh to say she’d bought her a...

17 children die as boats sink – Refugees brave stormy seas to reach Europe

ATHENS: At least 17 children drowned when three boats sank en route from Turkey to Greece, officials said yesterday, the latest tragedy to strike...

Last UK resident jailed in Gitmo returns home – Family relieved after Aamer freed

LONDON: The last British resident detained in Guantanamo Bay landed back in London yesterday having been released after spending over 13 years at the...

China warns it will respond to US ships with all means – Merkel urges...

BEIJING: China's military will take "all necessary" measures in response to any future US Navy incursions into what it considers its territorial waters around...

Migrant crisis threatens Schengen, Austria announces border fence

VIENNA: Austria said yesterday it would build a fence along its border with fellow EU state Slovenia to "control" the migrant influx, in what...

Halloween turnips? Britons urged to return to tradition

Britons should go back to the indigenous tradition of carving turnips instead of pumpkins for Halloween, even though they are harder to cut, the...

‘No margin for error’: Unsafe Work for Ukraine’s deminers

DONETSK: Pro-Russian rebel Konstantin carefully carried an unexploded shell to a hole in the earth under a tree. Laying a charge of TNT, he...

Iraq war contributed to the rise of IS: Blair

LONDON: Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has said the US-led invasion of Iraq was partly responsible for the emergence of the Islamic State...

EU, Balkans leaders hold emergency refugee talks – ‘EU expects everyone to obey the...

BRUSSELS: European Union and Balkan leaders hold emergency talks on Europe's refugee crisis yesterday amid threats from three frontline states to close their borders...

School stabbing highlights racial tensions in Sweden

TROLLHATTAN, SWEDEN: The southern industrial city of Trollhattan has become a focal point for underlying racial tensions in Sweden, a country known for its...

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