US band caught up in Paris attacks

The California-based rock band Eagles of Death Metal was in the midst of a European tour, promoting its fourth album release, when the musicians...

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...

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