Balkan countries may close borders if Germany does – Huge inflow of migrants into...

SOFIA: Bulgaria, Serbia and Romania said yesterday they would close their borders if Germany or other countries do the same to stop refugees coming...

42, mainly pensioners perish in bus collision – France’s worst road accident in three...

PUISSEGUIN: At least 42 people were killed when a coach carrying elderly day-trippers collided with a lorry and burst into flames in southwest France...

Russia hold Syria talks with US, Saudi Arabia and Turkey – Chilly atmosphere, scant...

VIENNA: Top diplomats from Russia, the US, Saudi Arabia and Turkey held talks in a frosty atmosphere yesterday on how to end the Syrian...

Serbia, Croatia agree to speed up migrant flow – ‘We have agreed to stop...

BAJAKOVO: Serbia and Croatia agreed yesterday to ease the flow of migrants over the border between the countries after thousands of people, including children,...

Masked stabbing attack in Swedish school – Swordsman kills two including teacher and child

TROLLHÄTTAN: A masked man brandishing a sword broke into a school in Sweden yesterday, killing two people and seriously wounding two others before being...

Migrants trade punches with police – Austria opens barriers at refugee reception center

VIENNA: Migrants traded punches and scuffled with police at a Serbian border crossing with Croatia yesterday as pent-up pressures on their trek toward hoped-for...

Flying on a fake ID: Refugees’ path less travelled to Europe – Crisis creates...

PARIS: Ali, a Palestinian-Syrian banker desperate to reach the Netherlands, had to hide his surprise when he finally met a shadowy forger known as...

Romania probes ex-president for ‘crimes against humanity’

BUCHAREST: A Romanian court has begun a probe into former president Ion Iliescu for alleged crimes against humanity over the violent suppression of protests...

Pope’s brain tumor? Try keeping up with him proclaims Vatican

VATICAN CITY: The Vatican yesterday dismissed a report that Pope Francis has a brain tumor as baseless, with a spokesman challenging anyone who thinks...

Xi seals $62bn in deals during UK visit – Cameron, Xi address steel crisis...

LONDON: Chinese President Xi Jinping has sealed a multi-billion dollar deal to finance nuclear power stations in Britain, crowning a visit that Prime Minister...

3 journalists attacked at German anti-Islam rally

BERLIN: The German Federation of Journalists union called on authorities yesterday to prosecute those responsible for attacks on reporters at an anti-Islam rally in...

Erdogan accuses EU of being ‘not sincere’ – EU, Turkey remain divided, despite migrant...

BRUSSELS: Never waste a crisis, the political adage goes. The European Union and Turkey may be doing so right now, failing to build a...

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