Sunday, October 5, 2014
Three allies of French former president Nicolas Sarkozy were charged on Saturday in connection with a probe into the financing of his 2012 presidential campaign.
Saturday, October 4, 2014
An Internet video released Friday purports to show an Islamic State group fighter beheading British hostage Alan Henning, the fourth such killing carried out by the extremist group now targeted in U.S.-led airstrikes.
Turkey's parliament Thursday authorised military action against the Islamic State jihadist group, whose fighters have battled their way to the doorstep of a key town across the border in Syria.
Newly inaugurated Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday set a fresh tone in relations with NATO countries that have fought against Taliban insurgents, paying a fulsome tribute to foreign soldiers who died in battle.
Turkey's top court on Thursday overturned parts of a law that granted the country's telecoms authority more powers to monitor online users and block websites.
Friday, October 3, 2014
Turkey's parliament gave the government new powers Thursday to launch military incursions into Syria and Iraq, and to allow foreign forces to use its territory for possible operations against the Islamic State group.
The Palestinians are asking the U.N. Security Council to set a deadline of November 2016 for an Israeli withdrawal from all Palestinian territory occupied since 1967 including East Jerusalem in a new push to achieve independence.1 Comment
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hit back at the White House after Washington criticized Israeli plans to build thousands more settler homes in east Jerusalem, Israeli media reported on Thursday.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Kurdish fighters backed by U.S.-led coalition air strikes were locked in a fierce battle on Wednesday to prevent a key Syrian border town from falling into the hands of jihadists.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Afghanistan will on Tuesday sign a long-delayed security deal to allow some U.S. troops to stay in the country next year, signaling that newly inaugurated President Ashraf Ghani intends to repair frayed ties with Washington.