The measure is one of a tough set of proposals introduced by French President Francois Hollande

French politicians pass nationality measure

09 Feb Politicians in France's lower house of parliament have voted through a controversial proposal to amend the constitution to strip people convicted of terrorist offences of their French nationality.

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutolgu said violence in the north of Aleppo had forced 200,000 people to flee

Turkey will not shut gates to refugees - PM

09 Feb Some 70,000 Syrian refugees could reach the Turkish border if the military campaign there continues at this intensity, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutolgu said, adding Turkey will not shut its gates to the refugees.

Rioters clash with police in Mong Kok district of Hong Kong

Hong Kong riot police fire shots in street clashes

09 Feb Hong Kong riot police fired warning shots today during clashes that erupted in the Chinese-ruled city when authorities tried to remove illegal street stalls set up for Lunar New Year celebrations, the worst violence since pro-democracy protests in 2014.

The pilot landed the plane in the Somali capital, from where it had taken off

Moghadishu bomber was on wrong plane - reports

08 Feb A suspected suicide bomber who blew a hole in the fuselage of a Daallo Airlines plane last week and forced it to make an emergency landing in Mogadishu was meant to be on a Turkish Airlines flight, Daallo's chief executive has said.