Russia urges citizens to return home – Moscow strikes back at Turkey by cutting...

MOSCOW: Russia’s foreign ministry yesterday urged nationals currently in Turkey to return home after tensions with Ankara soared over the downing of a Russian...

Pope says Christian-Muslim dialogue essential for peace

NAIROBI: Pope Francis told Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya yesterday that they have little choice but to engage in dialogue to guard against...

Cameron says time to bomb militants in Syria – Paris attacks sway MPS towards...

LONDON: Prime Minister David Cameron said yesterday it was time to join air strikes against Islamic State in Syria because Britain cannot “subcontract its...

Russia seeks economic revenge against Turkey – Tourism, food imports, wheat trade hit by...

ISTANBUL/MOSCOW: Russia threatened economic retaliation against Turkey yesterday and said it was still awaiting a reasonable explanation for the shooting down of its warplane,...

Russia says jet downing ‘provocation’ ; Pilot denies warning – Ankara seeks to ease...

MOSCOW: Russia yesterday accused Turkey of a "planned provocation" over the downing of a warplane on the Syrian border as a rescued pilot claimed...

Brussels schools and metro reopen despite terror alert – Two suspects still being at...

BRUSSELS: Brussels struggled to return to normal yesterday after four days on maximum terror alert, with schools and the metro reopening despite two suspects...

In Sweden, migrants live in fear of arson attacks

LUND, Sweden: "I came from my room to see what was happening. I saw the fire and ran outside," says Dawit, a 13-year-old Ethiopian...

Putin rages as Turkey downs Russian plane – Rebels ‘kill’ pilots, blow up rescue...

ANKARA: NATO member Turkey shot down a Russian war plane on the Syrian border yesterday, an act President Vladimir Putin denounced as a "stab...

Central Athens bomb blast damages Cypriot Embassy

ATHENS: A bomb exploded outside the offices of a Greek business federation in central Athens yesterday, badly damaging the nearby Cypriot Embassy but causing...

Jihadists using migrant crisis as cover: Czech president – Slovakia to file lawsuit over...

PRAGUE: jihadists are using the migrant crisis as cover to slip into the European Union, Czech President Milos Zeman said yesterday, urging his country's...

Global diplomacy in ‘high gear’ – Hollande, Cameron bid to rally global support against...

PARIS: Global efforts to combat the Islamic State group gathered pace yesterday as British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged solidarity during a visit to...

Brussels in lockdown as five held in raids

BRUSSELS: Soldiers patrolled the streets of Brussels and police detained five more people on the third day of a security lockdown yesterday, as Belgium...

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