Spanish women knit blankets of love for Syria’s displaced

Working at home or huddled together in cafés, women of all ages across Spain have furiously knitted hundreds of blankets to send to war-torn...

Afghan migrant shot dead as EU strikes deal with Turkey – Migrants ‘did not...

SREDETS: The European Union yesterday grappled with a dark new turn in its refugee crisis after Bulgarian border guards shot dead an Afghan migrant...

Merkel faces major domestic revolt over refugee welcome – ‘The chancellor is walking on...

BERLIN: Germany's Angela Merkel is used to owning the room when she speaks to her party faithful, but the mood turned hostile when she...

British teenage girl sentenced on terror charges

LONDON: A British court yesterday sentenced a 16-year-old girl to a 12-month rehabilitation program after she was arrested by police investigating an Islamic State-inspired...

Cameron to press Saudi over Briton facing 350 lashes

LONDON: British Prime Minister David Cameron will intervene in the case of an elderly Briton facing 350 lashes in Saudi Arabia after being caught...

Street artists give Kiev colorful makeover

In a mural splashed across a four-story building in central Kiev, a small boy nonchalantly throws paper planes. The peaceful image is just one...

Greece vows first migrant ‘hotspot’ within 10 days – Lesbos to host center to...

ATHENS: Greece pledged yesterday during talks with its EU partners to open its first so-called hotspot reception centre on the island of Lesbos within...

EU govts agree to get tough on deportations

LUXEMBOURG: European Union governments agreed yesterday to step up deportations of illegal immigrants and discussed creating an border guard force among measures to cope...

German exports, imports plunge – ECB economist says ‘seeping pessimism’ about growth

BERLIN: German exports plunged in August by their largest amount since the height of the global financial crisis and leading institutes cut 2015 growth...

Germany in flux fetes 25 years of post-Wall unity – Annual party to be...

BERLIN: Germany celebrates 25 years today since its historic reunification just as a record influx of migrants and a massive cheating scam at iconic...

Countries tussle amid migrant crisis – More discord ahead of crunch EU summit

BELI MANASTIR, Croatia: Thousands of migrants sought their way through a chaotic maze of rumours and proliferating border controls in the western Balkans yesterday....

Tsipras in pole position ahead of Greek vote – Greece heads for cliffhanger election...

ATHENS: Greece heads for a cliffhanger election today with radical former premier Alexis Tsipras taking a slight lead in the race against the conservatives...

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