Refugee deal ‘uphill effort’, says Greek PM – EU’s Mogherini vows more aid for...

ATHENS: Greece's prime minister warned yesterday that an international agreement to limit the number of refugees traveling to Europe could not be properly implemented...

Raids ‘kill 39 civilians’ in IS bastion

BEIRUT: A wave of air strikes killed at least 39 civilians yesterday in Raqa, the main stronghold of the Islamic State jihadist group in...

Paris attacks ex-fugitive a mystery man: Chameleon or coward

PARIS: Beardless, with short-cropped hair and a mild manner, Salah Abdeslam slipped from one world to another as easily as he slipped for four...

Paris attacks fugitive Abdeslam captured

BRUSSELS: After an intense four-month manhunt across Europe and beyond, police yesterday captured the top fugitive in the Paris attacks in the same Brussels...

EU, Turkey strike deal to send back migrants – All illegal migrants who reach...

BRUSSELS: The European Union and Turkey have reached a landmark deal to ease the migrant crisis and give Ankara concessions on better EU relations,...

Report urges nations to tackle inequality – Denmark world’s happiest country, Burundi the least

ROME: Denmark overtook Switzerland as the world's happiest place, according to a report yesterday that urged nations regardless of wealth to tackle inequality and...

Syrians dream ‘miracle’ despite slammed doors

GAZIANTEP: Borders are slamming shut and European leaders are desperately trying to stem the flow of migrants to their shores-but near the Turkey- Syrian...

Germany tightens rape law in wake of Cologne assaults

BERLIN: The German government yesterday approved a tightening of the country’s rape law to cover cases in which a victim withheld consent but did...

1503 shipwreck of Portuguese ship found off Oman

DUBAI: The 500-year-old wreckage of Portuguese ship piloted by an uncle of explorer Vasco da Gama has been found off the coast of Oman,...

French PM urges cardinal to ‘take responsibility’ in abuse scandal

PARIS: French Prime Minister Manuel Valls yesterday urged a cardinal, accused of covering up the sexual abuse of young boys by a priest, to...

US, France warn Syrian regime ahead of talks

GENEVA: The United States and France warned the Syrian regime yesterday against trying to disrupt the fragile ceasefire as the warring sides prepared for...

EU, Cuba normalize ties in ‘historic step’ – A step toward ending Cuba’s status...

HAVANA: The European Union and Cuba signed a deal Friday to normalize relations, including an agreement on the delicate issue of human rights-a breakthrough...

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