Football: Galatasaray head for Europa League

Istanbul club claim spot in Europa after 1-1 home draw against Astana in Champions League ANKARA - Turkey’s Galatasaray dropped from the Champions League to...

UN calls for transparency in drafting Cambodia’s NGO law

- UN envoy stresses accountability on draft law NGOs say might stifle freedom of expression and association. By Lauren Crothers PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - A UN special...

UPDATE – NATO asks Montenegro to become alliance’s 29th member

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says the invitation to Montenegro is a 'historic decision' * ADDS MORE COMMENTS BY NATO SECRETARY GENERAL JENS STOLTENBERG BRUSSELS –...

Buckingham Palace reacts to film of Queen’s Nazi salute

Video clip from 1933 appears to show Queen Elizabeth II as a child giving Nazi salute LONDON - Buckingham Palace has criticized Saturday the release of...

Syrian refugees in Lebanon struggle to bury their dead

Many Syrian refugees who die in neighboring Lebanon literally can’t find a hole to be buried in By Abir Ahmar BEIRUT, Lebanon - This summer, Hassan, a...

Senior Basque militant arrested in France

ETA leader seized in northern Paris suburb after years on run PARIS - A senior member of Basque militant group ETA was arrested near Paris...

Russia, West closer to conflict: US defense official

WASHINGTON Relations between Russia and the West are moving closer to conflict, a U.S. deputy defense secretary said Thursday. "My reading is that the Russians...

Germany to send more arms to Peshmerga

German Deputy Defense Minister praises role of Peshmerga forces in fight against Daesh. ERBIL - The German government has said it will send more weapons and ammunition...

Almost 6,000 refugee minors missing in Germany

Government confirms thousands of refugee children are registered as missing, promises to review registration system BERLIN - Nearly 6,000 unaccompanied child and teenage asylum seekers...

UN chief calls on Europe to ‘work collectively’ to end migrant crisis

Ban Ki-moon said migrants are leaving their countries to escape violence and conflicts. PARIS - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon late on Wednesday called on Europe to work...

Kiev: Protesters call for release of Ukrainian pilot

FreeSavchenko campaign launched on social media in support of Nadiya Savchenko, held on charges of killing Russian journalists. Scores of protesters in Kiev have called...

Turkish Nobel Prize winner denounces Putin’s ‘madnesses’

Aziz Sancar condemns Russian president for harming both nations STOCKHOLM - Nobel prizewinner Aziz Sancar on Monday condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin’s "madnesses" as harmful to both...

Greece to make next payment on bailout loans

Varoufakis tells Lagarde that next €450 million payment for the IMF will be made on Tuesday. Greece will make the next payment due to the...

300 injured as Macedonian police fire on refugees

Use of tear gas, rubber bullets condemned by Greek authorities By Vasiliki Mitsiniotou ATHENS - Around 300 people were injured Sunday when Macedonian police used tear...

Vatican officially recognizes Palestine in treaty

Treaty marks change in diplomatic relations to State of Palestine from Palestinian Liberation Organization. VATICAN CITY - The Vatican has officially recognized Palestine in a new...

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