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European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has confirmed that she is planning "an important visit" to Iran following the implementation of a landmark nuclear agreement between Tehran and …
Newly-released footage shows personal bodyguards of Turkish President Rajab Tayyib Erdoghan violently attacking three female protesters during his speech in Ecuador before wrestling them away.
UK and US negotiators are in talks to allow British security services to wire-tap American firms such as Facebook and Google in their hunt for criminals and terrorists, but experts …
Iran has announced a plan to build a 1.8-billion-euro oil refinery in Spain as recent sanctions relief allows Tehran to resume oil delivery to Europe, Spain’s foreign minister has said.
A Ukrainian soldier has been killed and three others wounded amid escalation of clashes between government troops and pro-Russia forces in the country's restive east.
A Turkish official denies secret preparations for a military intervention in Syria, saying Ankara has no plan for such an “incursion” in the Arab state.
The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) has censured France for failing to stop the corporal punishment of children and ill-treatment of Roma and asylum-seeking minors.
A pregnant Spanish woman has been found to be carrying the Zika virus in the first such case to hit Europe.
A Turkish police officer has been killed when clashes broke out between security forces and members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the country’s southeastern province of Sirnak.
The Russian Defense Ministry spokesman says Moscow has serious grounds to suspect Turkey of preparing for a military incursion into Syria.
Thursday, 04 February 2016 15:55

Greece shut down amid mass rally, clashes

Greek police use tear gas as they scuffle with protesters during a mass rally in Athens ​against government's austerity measures sought by Western creditors.
Thursday, 04 February 2016 15:38

Russia regrets suspension of Syria peace talks

Russia says it regrets the suspension of Syrian peace talks, expressing hope that the negotiations could continue.
Thursday, 04 February 2016 09:57

'France using emergency against Muslims'

Human rights groups say the national state of emergency in France, imposed after the November 2015 attacks in Paris, is being abused by police and government officials.
Thousands of teachers have taken to the streets across Hungary, including in the capital, to protests educational reforms that they consider as being aimed at an authoritarian control of education.
Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko says the economy minister, who resigned earlier on Wednesday in frustration over corruption, should stay in his post and proceed with reforms.
Ukraine’s Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius has resigned, citing 'efforts underway to block major government reforms needed for the country’s growth.'
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 16:56

Greek journalists strike against pension reforms

Greek media on Wednesday pulled all news broadcast off the airwaves and news websites were left without updates ahead of a general strike set to disrupt services across the country …
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 14:53

UK, global hub of private military industry

A new report says Britain is the “mercenary kingpin” of global private military industry which has been booming ever since the “war on terror” began 15 years ago.
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:27

Israeli, US arms companies win UK contract

An Israeli arms company along with an American military contractor have won a $713 million contract to provide aircraft training for the UK military.
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:20

UK GPs service deteriorated in 2015

A new survey has revealed that the service that British patients get from their local general practitioner surgery is getting worse because they cannot cope with “an avalanche of workload.”