Monday October 05, 2015
The so-called Islamic State is reported to have destroyed the Arch of Triumph, a major monument in the 2,000-year-old Roman city of Palmyra, Syria's antiquities chief said.
Sunday October 04, 2015
Greece's coast guard has recovered the badly decomposed body of a baby on the shore of the island of Kos, a major entry point into the European Union for thousands of migrants and refugees who cross the Aegean Sea from nearby Turkey.
Saturday October 03, 2015
The cause of death of the gunman who killed nine people in a shooting at a community college in the US State of Oregon was suicide, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin said.
Wednesday September 30, 2015
The US and Russian militaries could hold talks as early as tomorrow on ensuring that they do not inadvertently come into conflict in their air strikes in Syria, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said.
Tuesday September 29, 2015
US President Barack Obama has said that defeating the so-called Islamic State group in Syria will only be possible if Bashar al-Assad leaves power.
Monday September 28, 2015
US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin shook hands today at United Nations headquarters and went into their first substantial bilateral talks in two years.
Sunday September 27, 2015
France has carried out its first air strikes against the so-called Islamic State militant group in Syria following nearly three weeks of surveillance flights.
Friday September 25, 2015
The UN's refugee agency does not expect the flow of about 8,000 migrants and refugees per day into Europe to abate.
Thursday September 24, 2015
Dutch authorities have said there was no sign of militant groups systematically using Europe's asylum provisions as a way of smuggling attackers into Europe disguised as refugees.
Monday September 21, 2015
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