Socialist Corbyn wins UK Labor leadership – New party chief slams ‘unfair welfare system’...

LONDON: Radical leftwinger Jeremy Corbyn yesterday won the crown of Britain’s main opposition Labor party in a landslide victory, becoming the nation’s most left-wing...

PM’s meeting with Pope ‘another milestone in ties’ – Sheikh Jaber meets Italian President,...

VATICAN CITY: His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah’s meeting with Pope Francis was “another milestone in Kuwait-Vatican relations”, said a...

East Europe rejects migrant quotas – EU remains divided over crisis

PRAGUE: Eastern Europe rejected migrant quotas yesterday despite German warnings over the “biggest challenge” in EU history, amid disturbing footage of refugees in Hungary...

Social media helps savvy refugees ease trip to West – Migrants take advantage of...

MOLIVOS, Greece: The 26-year-old Syrian economics graduate knew exactly what to do and where to go. Amr Zaidah, with the aid of GPS, helped...

Refugee wave hits Denmark, heads for Sweden – Europe divided as record numbers of...

RODBY, Denmark: Denmark yesterday allowed refugees to move freely through its territory to Sweden after days of chaos when authorities closed ferry services and...

From Baghdad to Bavaria: A family’s heart-rending odyssey through EU

MUNICH: When the train's map lit up showing it had crossed into Germany, an Iraqi refugee couple felt a rush of peace and joy....

EU unveils plan to share 160k refugees

STRASBOURG: EU Commission chief Jean- Claude Juncker unveiled major plans yesterday to force the bloc to share 160,000 refugees and ease the burden on...

Migrants stream into Hungary as tensions rise

ROSZKE: People anxious to pass through Hungary pushed and police shoved back as tensions mounted at Hungary’s southern border with Serbia yesterday. Occasional scuffles...

Germany says they have financial firepower to cope with refugees

BERLIN: Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble pledged yesterday to use Germany’s financial firepower to help welcome a record influx of refugees, as hundreds more asylum-seekers...

Merkel warns EU partners of consequences – Germany hit by new wave of refugees

BERLIN/MUNICH: Struggling to cope with a record influx of asylum seekers, Germany told its European partners yesterday they must take in more refugees too,...

France prepares air strikes against IS in Syria: Hollande – ‘The transition is an...

PARIS: France will launch surveillance flights over Syria from today with a view to conducting airstrikes on Islamic State positions, President Francois Hollande said...

10k refugees pour into Germany – Greeted with cheers, welcome signs

BERLIN: Thousands more migrants streamed into Germany yesterday, greeted with cheers and “welcome” signs, as Pope Francis called on every Catholic parish in Europe...

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