US asks Germany for more military help to fight IS – Merkel defends contested...

BERLIN: The United States has asked Germany for more military help in the fight against Islamic State, a German magazine reported yesterday, a week...

Global climate talks stumble towards end – Deal ‘sure’, but pitfalls ahead

LE BOURGET, France: Sleep-starved envoys tasked with staving off catastrophic climate change are on track to seal a historic accord, the French hosts of...

Ukrainian lawmaker manhandles premier – Rowdy scenes in parliament

KIEV: Fighting broke out among members of Ukraine's ruling coalition yesterday after a member of President Petro Poroshenko's bloc physically picked up Prime Minister...

Third Paris Bataclan gunman identified – Mother receives ‘martyr’ text after attack

PARIS: French police have identified the third gunman from the deadly attack on the Bataclan concert hall in Paris, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said...

Foreign fighters in Syria, Iraq ‘more than doubled’

HONG KONG: The number of foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria has more than doubled since last year to at least 27,000, a report...

Pope Francis opens the door to Catholic Jubilee – Machine guns, no-fly zone guard...

VATICAN CITY: Tens of thousands of Roman Catholics backed up for blocks at the Vatican yesterday for the strictest security checks in living memory...

Eagles of Death Metal members revisit Paris attack site

Members of California rock band Eagles of Death Metal yesterday revisited the ravaged Paris theater where they survived a massacre by Islamic extremist suicide...

‘You ain’t no Muslim, bruv’ – Britons defiant over ‘terrorist’ knife attack

LONDON: The stabbing of a man in the London metro in what police described as a terrorist attack provoked a defiant riposte from a...

Germany refugee influx sparks surge in racist hate crimes

BERLIN: Arson attacks on refugee shelters, assaults, swastikas sprayed on walls-as Germany has taken in record numbers of asylum seekers, it has been rocked...

Assad says Britain’s Syria strikes ‘illegal’

LONDON: Britain's bombing campaign against Islamic State extremists in Syria is "illegal" and will only cause "terrorism" to spread, President Bashar Al-Assad said in...

Police probe London Tube stabbing

LONDON: British counter-terror police were questioning a 29-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder yesterday after a stabbing attack in a London Underground train...

Jordanian man overpowered on Lufthansa flight

BERLIN: Lufthansa crew and passengers overpowered a man who interfered with a cabin door on a Frankfurt-Belgrade flight yesterday, the German carrier said, insisting...

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