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PSG reach last 16 with 5-0 drubbing of Malmo

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 16:00
Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic crowned a triumphant homecoming with a second-half goal as Paris Saint-Germain crushed Malmo 5-0 on Wednesday to book a place in the last 16 of the Champions League.

Hollande calls on Germany to do more to battle IS group

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 13:59
French President François Hollande urged Germany to do more to combat the Islamic State (IS) group as he welcomed Chancellor Angela Merkel for talks in Paris on Wednesday.

IS group claims deadly bus attack on Tunis security forces

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 10:59
The Islamic State (IS) group on Wednesday claimed responsibility for an attack on a bus carrying members of Tunisia's presidential guard that left 13 people dead in the centre of Tunis.

In downing Russian plane, Turkey calls Putin's bluff

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 10:41
By shooting down a Russian warplane, Turkey caught Russian President Vladimir Putin, whom many regard as a master tactician, off guard.

US says strike on Kunduz hospital due to ‘preventable human error'

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 10:10
The US airstrike that killed 31 civilians at a hospital in Afghanistan last month resulted from preventable errors by soldiers and airmen who violated rules of engagement and have since been removed from duty, military officials said on Wednesday.

French PM Valls says ‘no room for more refugees’ in Europe

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 09:44
European countries are stretched to their limits in the refugee crisis and cannot take in any more new arrivals, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls was quoted as saying in a German newspaper on Wednesday.

Pope Francis lands in Kenya at start of landmark Africa tour

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 09:25
Pope Francis was greeted by huge crowds, choirs and dancers as he landed in Kenya's capital Nairobi Wednesday on the first leg of a three-nation tour of Africa, his first trip to the continent as pontiff.

Russia accuses Turkey of ‘planned provocation’ in downing jet

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 09:11
Russia on Wednesday accused Turkey of a "planned provocation" in downing one of its planes on the Syrian border, killing one pilot, amid fears the incident could escalate into a wider geopolitical conflict.

How did Spain recover from the 2004 terror attacks?

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 08:06
One of the darkest days in recent Spanish history was March 11, 2004, when Islamists detonated bombs on three Madrid commuter trains, killing 191 people and wounding over a thousand others.

Daily Mail sparks fury in France with shocking Paris attacks video

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 06:02
British tabloid the Daily Mail has said there was “nothing controversial” about a shocking video it published of the Paris attacks that it has been accused of paying €50,000 to acquire, something that has sparked anger and criticism in France.

Brussels slowly reopens despite ongoing terrorist alert

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 02:27
Brussels schools and the metro system began to reopen gradually on Wednesday as hundreds of additional police and soldiers were mobilised in a capital that remains on high alert.

Hostage situation in France ends with one gunman killed

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 13:40
French police killed one man after an armed group took a bank manager and his family hostage in an apparent attempted robbery in northern France on Tuesday, with security officials saying that there was no suspected terrorist link.

Paris attacks organiser 'targeted business district' in bomb plot

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 12:45
The suspected coordinator of the November 13 Paris attacks planned to blow himself up in a suicide attack in the city's La Defense business district, the chief prosecutor said on Tuesday.

Obama and Hollande pledge solidarity in fighting Islamic State group

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 12:17
In a show of Western solidarity, US President Barack Obama and French President François Hollande vowed on Tuesday to escalate airstrikes against the Islamic State group and bolster intelligence sharing following the deadly attacks in Paris.

Foo Fighters release free EP dedicated to Paris, hint at hiatus

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 11:13
Foo Fighters on Monday released a free mini-album dedicated to the victims of the Paris attacks as the guitar rock giants hinted they were finished for now.

Tunisia declares state of emergency after deadly bus blast

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 11:08
Tunisia declared a nationwide state of emergency and a curfew in the capital Tunis on Tuesday after at least 12 people were killed in a bomb attack on a presidential guard bus in the third major attack claimed by the Islamic State group this year.

Sales of Hemingway’s ‘A Moveable Feast’ surge after Paris attacks

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 10:32
In the wake of the November 13 Paris attacks, Ernest Hemingway’s “A Moveable Feast” has become a symbol of life in the French capital, climbing to the top of bestseller lists as it flies off the shelves of bookstores across France.

Are French civil liberties another victim of Paris attacks?

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 10:25
In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris, France has enacted a three-month state of emergency, widening the powers of police and security agencies. It has done so with relatively little public debate about the deterioration of civil liberties.

François Hollande's mission in Washington

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 09:56
France’s François Hollande heads to Washington Tuesday as a self-declared wartime president. But US president Barack Obama will pose stiff conditions to joining any alliance that includes Russia.

Turkey reveals new cabinet with Erdogan's son-in-law in key post

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 09:36
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Tuesday unveiled a new cabinet stacked with loyal allies of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, including his son-in-law who was named energy minister.