French seek friends, shelter on social media after attacks

PARIS: French people took to social media to find friends and relatives, search for shelter and tell the world they were safe yesterday, after...

Rising star struggles with French inequality

PARIS: She is a rising political star and a striking immigrant success story from France's ghetto-like suburbs, but Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem faces huge...

Europe busts terror-recruiting cell

ROME: European law enforcement authorities announced yesterday they had broken up a Norway-based Iraqi Kurdish recruitment ring that radicalized prospects via the Internet and...

EU launches $2bn fund for Africa to combat migration

VALLETTA: The European Union launched a fund for Africa yesterday with an initial $2 billion to combat the poverty and conflict driving migration to...

Russia sees possible ‘terror’ link in jet crash

SHARM EL SHEIKH: Moscow has acknowledged for the first time a terrorist attack could have caused last month's Russian plane crash in Egypt, as...

Cameron lists demands for Britain to stay in EU – Merkel ‘reasonably confident’ of...

LONDON: Prime Minister David Cameron warned yesterday that Britain could leave the EU if it does not get the reforms it wants before a...

Catalan parliament kicks off secession from Spain – 72 pro-independence lawmakers vote for a...

BARCELONA: Lawmakers in Catalonia officially kicked off a process to secede from Spain by 2017 despite impassioned pleas against independence, in an unprecedented showdown...

France fights sexual violence on public transport

PARIS: France launched an awareness campaign yesterday in a bid to halt the crude comments, groping and sexual violence that women face daily on...

Europe urged to move faster on migrant crisis – EU-Africa summit in Malta tomorrow

BRUSSELS: European Union interior ministers faced renewed pressure to deliver on their promises for tackling the migration crisis yesterday as they met to prepare...

Swedish support for migrants falls: poll

STOCKHOLM: A growing number of Swedes want their country to take in fewer migrants, a poll showed yesterday, as Sweden struggles to manage an...

Cameron to give strongest warning over likely EU exit – British PM warns European...

LONDON: British Prime Minister David Cameron will this week give his strongest warning yet that he might back Britain leaving the EU unless other...

Germany to speed up procedure as migrants near million mark – ‘We took a...

ATHENS: Germany said Thursday it would speed up the repatriation of rejected asylum-seekers as new figures showed the country inching closer to the million-migrant...

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