Islamic State: Militants blow up tower tombs at Syria's Palmyra, antiquities chief says

Jihadists of the Islamic State group blow up three of the famed tower tombs of Syria's ancient desert city of Palmyra, the country's antiquities chief says.

A Massive Sinkhole Continues to Expand in Russia

A sinkhole near a mine in Russia has reportedly quadrupled in size, to more than 394 feet across, after first appearing nine months ago.

Refugee Roulette: Where Are Fleeing Syrians Ending Up?

Refugee Roulette: Where Are Fleeing Syrians Ending Up?

Migrants Vow to Continue 'Terrifying' Journey To Europe

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Rail Track Refugee 'Felt Death Would Be Better'

A Syrian refugee tells Sky News police threatened to separate him and his wife and child before he dragged them on to rail tracks.

Austria and Germany agree to accept refugee group

Officials decide to let more than a thousand people cross over while Hungary deploys buses to ferry them to the border.

French stock market drops 2.81 percent on Friday

Paris, Sep 4 (IANS) The French stock market's benchmark CAC 40 index dropped by 130.71 points or 2.81 percent to close at 4,523.08 points on Friday.

Buses take migrants west to Austria; Hungarian crackdown crumbles

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Long lines of buses packed with migrants left Budapest bound for Austria on Saturday as Hungary gave in to determined crowds, including many Syrian refugees, who had set out on foot for western Europ......

Serena Williams' comeback extends Grand Slam try at US Open

Serena Williams' comeback extends Grand Slam try at US Open

26 killed in twin bombings in Syria

Damascus, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 26 people were killed and 22 others injured when two explosions rocked the city of Swaida in southern Syria. The first blast took place at the Daher al-Jabal area in Swiada, Xinhua news agency reported on Friday. … More »

I don't want my daughter to grow up: Jessica Simpson

Los Angeles, Sep 5 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson says she doesn't want her daughter to grow up. The fashion mogul, who has two children, Maxwell, three, and Ace, two, with husband Eric Johnson, admits she has no desire to pass on any of her … More »

Hillary Clinton refuses to apologise for using private email system

Hillary Clinton refuses to apologise for using private email system

Russian Moves in Syria Pose Concerns for U.S

WASHINGTON - Russia has sent a military advance team to Syria and is taking other steps the United States fears may signal that President Vladimir V. Putin is planning to vastly expand his military support for President Bashar al-Assad of Syria, ...

Death of Aylan Kurdi: 'I hoped it to be a toy but it was a child, I started screaming' | Zee News

Ankara: Even before the picture of Syrian kid Aylan Kurdi washed up on a Turkey beach went viral, triggering grief and sorrow worldwide, the three-year-old's dead body was first witnessed by a group of Iraqi refugees.

Archer Dola Banerjee entangled in conflict of interest web

This is bizarre and could land the Union sports ministry as well as the Sports Authority of India (SAI) in serious trouble. In a blatant case of conflict of interest, an athlete receiving government funds to prepare for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics ...

Migrant crisis: Councils offering sanctuary, Cooper says

More than 40 local councils in the UK say they are ready to offer sanctuary to refugees fleeing war-ravaged Syria, a Labour leadership candidate has said.

Music composer Aadesh Shrivastava dies of cancer

Music composer Aadesh Shrivastava who was battling cancer passed away post-midnight. He was 51. Aadesh had been in Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Andheri for over 40 days for cancer treatment.

Father of drowned Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi buries family in emotional funeral in Kobane

The father of a three-year-old Syrian boy whose drowning off Turkey shocked the world buries his son, another child and his wife in an emotional funeral in Kobane.

European migrant crisis: Buses take asylum seekers to Austria after hundreds begin walk from Budapest, others break out of border camp

Long lines of buses leave Budapest packed with asylum seekers bound for Austria, which says it has agreed with Germany to let them in as Hungary gives in to crowds that had set out on foot for western Europe

Frustrated and desperate, migrants in Hungary begin moving west on foot

Frustrated and desperate, hundreds of migrants stalled at two Hungarian train stations picked up their belongings and began walking toward the Austrian border Friday.

Teaching beyond other professions: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday interacted with school students and praised teachers, saying that teaching is beyond other...

'My children slipped through my hands': father of drowned Syrian boy

Bodrum: The father of a three-year-old Syrian boy, whose body was washed up on a Turkish beach in an image that shocked the world, said Thursday his children "slipped through my hands" as their boat was taking in water on its way to Greece. Abdullah, whose surname is given by Turkish media as Kurdi but sources in...

US Open: Serena, Djokovic, Nadal target spots in round of 16

World number one Serena Williams will resume her bid for a calendar-year Grand Slam as she tries to recover from a poor serving performance to reach the fourth round of the US Open on Friday, while men's top seed Novak Djokovic and two-time champion ...

Committed for peace in Afghanistan: Pakistan

Pakistan said today that it was committed to promoting peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan for the best interest of the two countries and the region.

Iraqi army raids militia HQ, suspecting link to Turkish abductees

BAGHDAD, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces investigating the abduction of 18 Turkish construction workers raided the Baghdad headquarters of a powerful Iranian-backed Shi'ite militia overnight, security sources and officials said on Friday ...

Corruption Charges Turn Guatemala Upside Down

Guatemala's former President Otto Pérez Molina, center, attends a court hearing to face corruption charges. Credit Photograph by Saul Martinez/Bloomberg via Getty.

Official: Islamic Militants Destroy Ancient Tombs in Syria

Islamic State militants destroyed three ancient tower tombs in the central city of Palmyra in the last few days, a Syrian government official said Friday.

The Latest: Spanish Citizens Offer to Help War Refugees - The New York Times

BICSKE, Hungary - The latest news from the crisis of migrants pouring into countries across Europe. All times local (CET): __. 5:10 p.m.. Nearly a dozen new leftist Spanish town halls are working to create a network of cities to assist war refugees ...

Don’t have a fashion designer, I dress simple: PM Modi on his dressing style

Narendra Modi was interacting with students across India for Teachers' Day, which is celebrated on September 5 to mark the birth anniversary of India's second president and scholar Dr S Radhakrishnan.

Syrian boys who drowned en route to Greece buried in Kobane

Three-year-old Aylan Kurdi, who was photographed dead on a Turkish beach this week, was buried alongside his older brother and mother.

Mexican investigation into massacre of 43 missing students deeply flawed, evidence review finds

Mexican investigation into massacre of 43 missing students deeply flawed, evidence review finds

European migrant crisis: Hundreds break out of Hungarian border camp, others walk to Austria

European migrant crisis: Hundreds break out of Hungarian border camp, others walk to Austria

Europe's asylum seeker crisis: How Australians can help stranded migrants from home

Europe's asylum seeker crisis: How Australians can help stranded migrants from home

MH370: France says wing part found on Reunion island definitely from missing plane

The piece of wing found on the shore of Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is formally identified as part of the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.

Drowned Syrian boy's dad: Everything is gone

Two-year-old Aylan Kurdi was born into a country eaten up by war. His parents, Abdullah and Rehen, only wanted a better life for Aylan and his 4-year-old brother, Galip, than they had in Kobani, Syria.

'My Children Slipped Through My Hands': Father of Drowned Syrian Boy

ISTANBUL:  The father of a three-year-old Syrian boy whose body was washed up on a Turkish beach, an image that shocked the world, said today his children "slipped through my hands" as their boat was taking in water en route to Greece.

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Harassing journalists is election campaign strategy in Guatemala

PARIS, France -- Press freedom organisation Reporters Without Borders has urged Guatemala’s political class to respect the freedom of journalists to work as they see fit. Against a backdrop of extreme political and social tension, President Otto Pérez Molina resigned on Thursday on the eve of...

Bahamas expands marine protected areas by 4.5 million hectares

NASSAU, Bahamas -- In its commitment to the goal of tripling protection of its marine and coastal areas by 2020 under the Caribbean Challenge Initiative (CCI), The Bahamas has significantly expanded its network of marine protected areas. On Monday, Kenred Dorsett, minister of the environment...

Caribbean-Nigeria connection expands to St Lucia | Caribbean News Now

CASTRIES, St Lucia -- Following our article on Monday concerning the reported connection between the 'New face of crime in Nigeria' Alhaji Dahiru Barau Mangal, the owner of Nigerian charter airline MaxAir, and the government of St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG)...

Guatemala swears in new president after Otto Perez Molina resigns in face of warrant

Former President of Guatemala Otto Perez Molina, center, speaks to reporters after a court hearing where he faces corruption charges, in Guatemala City.

What has been done to curb black money, SC asks Centre

NEW DELHI: After a lull, the Supreme Court on Thursday put the spotlight back on black money by asking the Centre to give details of action taken on the special investigation team's (SIT) recommendations advocating stringent measures against ...

The world's 'treason': Drowned kid's images enrages Syrian refugees

A Turkish gendarmerie carries a young migrant, who drowned in a failed attempt to sail to the Greek island of Kos, in the coastal town of Bodrum, Turkey.

Kentucky clerk Kim Davis jailed for denying same-sex marriage licences on religious grounds

A county clerk in Kentucky who says she is "upholding the word of God" is held in contempt and sent to jail for refusing to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples.

European migrant crisis: Asylum seekers in Hungary struggle with police after being pulled off train

Asylum seekers scuffle with riot police while others throw themselves onto train tracks and flee as authorities try to take them to a reception centre in Hungary.

Two men charged over $10 million Mannum drug bust in SA plead not guilty

Two of the three men charged over a multi-million-dollar drug bust near Mannum in February last year have pleaded not guilty to trafficking offences.

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Sarkar, Parivar exchange notes: On Day 1, Ministers join meetings with BJP, Sangh and its affiliate organisations

Union ministers and BJP leaders, including party president Amit Shah, joined a three-day meeting of the RSS and 15 affiliate organisations Wednesday as the Sangh Parivar sat down to discuss economic, social issues and challenges before the government at the Centre.

Celebs in revealing cut-out dress

Dressed up to the nines, Kareena Kapoor bared her sexy midriff as the showstopper for designer Gaurav Gupta at the Lakme Fashion Week 2015 finale. The lissome actress wowed in a black number with strategically placed sheer fabric that flaunted her enviable abs and back.

CIA, U.S. special forces launch drone campaign in Syria: media

WASHINGTON: The CIA and U.S. special forces are carrying out a secret campaign using armed drones to target and kill ISIS leaders in Syria, the Washington Post reported Tuesday.

Dozens killed or injured in bombings at mosque in Yemen

A suicide bombing in a Shiite Muslim mosque and a car bomb blast outside killed at least 35 people in Yemen's capital and injured more than 100 Wednesday, officials said, and Sunni Muslim militants of the Islamic State claimed responsibility.

Coordinated Strategy Brings Obama Victory on Iran Nuclear Deal

WASHINGTON - Just before the Senate left town for its August break, a dozen or so undecided Democrats met in the Capitol with senior diplomats from Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia who delivered a blunt, joint message: Their nuclear ...

Lavish China parade to commemorate WW2 victory - BBC News

China is set to showcase its military might in a lavish parade, unprecedented in its scale, to mark the defeat of Japan in World War Two.

Six reasons for why migrant boats keep sinking off Turkey, Greece

Photos showing the dead body of a child washing ashore infuriated the Turkish public and caused many to ask how come so many boats sink so frequently on a usually calm sea, the Aegean

Brutal Images of Syrian Boy Drowned Off Turkey Must Be Seen, Activists Say

At least 12 migrants fleeing the war in Syria, including two young boys, drowned on Wednesday while trying to reach the Greek island of Kos from the Turkish resort town of Bodrum, according to Turkey's state-owned Anadolu news agency.

GE's Jeffrey Immelt may meet PM Narendra Modi, announce company's Make in India initiative

BENGALURU: General Electric chief Jeffrey R Immelt is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and announce a plan to manufacture locally during his upcoming two-day India visit, according to three people familiar with his plans.

dna exclusive: Sheena Bora's diary reveals troubled relationship with parents

You have heard most of the characters in the sorry tale of Sheena Bora. Now, for the first time, hear what the slain Mumbai girl has to say.

European migrant crisis: Photos of drowned toddler washed up on Turkish beach spark fresh outrage

Images of a tiny child's body washed up at a Turkish tourist resort put a tragic face on the dangers faced by those risking life and limb to seek a new life in Europe.

Refugees in standoff outside Budapest rail station

Hundreds of refugees demanding to travel to Germany faced off with police outside Budapest's main railway station, as new figures highlighted the unprecedented scale of Europe's refugee crisis.

Pakistan has lost int'l support on Kashmir: ex Pakistan envoy

Washington, Sep 2 Pakistan no longer enjoys international support on Kashmir and is unlikely to get an approval for a referendum in the region from the UN Security Council, a former Pakistani envoy to the US has said. ”Kashmir is an emotive issue in Pakistan because of the failure of its leaders to inform their people that Pakistan no longer enj..............

Benjamin Netanyahu ready for peace talks with Mahmud Abbas 'now'

Jerusalem, Sep 1 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said today he was willing to engage in immediate and direct peace talks with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, without preconditions. ”I am ready now to go to Ramallah or any other place in order to meet and hold direct negotiations,” Netanyahu told members of Women Wage Peace....,

USIBC applauds ruling on minimum alternative tax

Washington, Sep 2 Applauding Indian government’s ruling on Minimum Alternative Tax, the US India Business Council (USIBC) today said the tax certainty will promote long-term investments in India. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced yesterday the government’s decision to accept the AP Shah Committee’s recommendation that the Minimum Alternative....

Madrid joins Barcelona in network to help migrants

Madrid, Sep 2 Madrid has said that it was joining Barcelona’s initiative to form a “network of cities” to welcome some of the hundreds of thousands of desperate migrants arriving in Europe. The two cities, where left-wing councils run by citizen protest movements took power from conservatives this year, criticised the Spanish government’s response to the migrant crisis.

Jordin Sparks suffers from 'bad anxiety'

Los Angeles, Sep 2 (IANS) Singer Jordin Sparks says she suffers from "bad anxiety" and has asked her fans and well-wishers to pray for her to overcome it.

PM Lee says polls for Singaporeans to decide with PAP how to take country forward, AsiaOne News

SINGAPORE - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong expects a tough fight at the coming election as he stressed that the country is at a turning point.

Suicide attack on security forces kills six in Jamrud

PESHAWAR: A suicide bomber killed at least four people and wounded dozens on Tuesday in Jamrud, where security forces are battling militants, officials said.

Prison fire kills 17 in Venezuela

CARACAS - A fire at a prison in northern Venezuela has killed 17 people and injured another 11, prosecutors said Monday. The fire at the Tocuyito facility in Carabobo state overnight left nine men and eight women dead, the prosecutor's office said.

Sri Lankan president vows to continue fight against corruption

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has insisted that the fight against corruption will continue in the island nation even as a new united government began work on Tuesday.

UN images confirm destruction of temple

Columns are seen in the historical city of Palmyra. 2 Columns are seen in the historical city of Palmyra. Combination picture shows the site of the Temple of Bel before (top) and after its apparent destruction in Palmyra, Syria.

Hungary stops migrants from boarding westbound trains; smugglers wait in wings

Cabinet ministers told lawmakers that the nation was determined to seal its borders to unwelcome travelers from the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

Nitish v/s Modi: After DNA, it's war of statistics in Bihar

The fourth and the last Parivartan rally addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the historic Silk City of Bhagalpur on Tuesday is being seen as NDA's attempt to put to rest the euphoria emanating from the much-hyped Swabhiman rally called by the ...

10 Unions on Strike Today; Government Expects Minimal Impact

New Delhi: Essential services like banking and public transport may be impacted today with ten central trade unions going ahead with their one-day nationwide strike, even as the government appealed to them for calling off the agitation, which BJP ...

10 Unions on Strike Today; Government Expects Minimal Impact

New Delhi: Essential services like banking and public transport may be impacted today with ten central trade unions going ahead with their one-day nationwide strike, even as the government appealed to them for calling off the agitation, which BJP ...

Was Sheena Bora killed for 'Rs 150 crore' parked in her account?

Mumbai police is now probing whether this Rs150 crore - the channels were sold for a whopping Rs 500 crore in 2008-09 - led to Sheena's murder in April 2012

Angry asylum seekers trying to travel to Germany stage demonstration outside Budapest's shuttered Keleti train station

Hundreds of angry asylum seekers stage a demonstration outside Budapest's shuttered main international train station, demanding they be allowed to travel on to Germany.

Thai police give themselves $100,000 reward for arresting Bangkok bombing suspect

Thai police have rewarded themselves with a $100,000 cash prize after they tracked down one of the men wanted for the bombing which killed 20 people at Bangkok’s Erawan Shrine last month.

Pakistan’s economy witnessing a turnaround, says Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said Pakistan's economy is witnessing a turnaround with key indicators showing improvement, while the operation against terrorism is also achieving success

Obama using Alaska to add urgency to his climate change warnings

ANCHORAGE - As stage sets go, Alaska is a spectacular one: craggy mountain ranges, picturesque coastlines and iconic glaciers. President Obama arrived here Monday to use that backdrop for his message that climate change is not just a thing of the ...

Afghan Taliban admit covering up Mullah Omar’s death

KABUL: The Taliban on Monday admitted covering up longtime leader Mullah Omar's death for more than two years, saying he died in 2013 as was first claimed by the Afghan intelligence.

Turkey: Journalists Held in Terror Case

A Turkish court has charged two British journalists at Vice News and their assistant with aiding an unidentified terrorist group. The journalists - Jake Hanrahan, a correspondent, and Philip Pendlebury, a cameraman - and their Turkey-based assistant ...

Ashley Madison Owner: Many Still Joining Adultery Site Post Hack

The homepage of the Ashley Madison website is displayed on an iPad, in this photo illustration taken in Ottawa, Canada July 21. Chris Wattie/Reuters.

Violent Protest Follows Kiev Vote on Autonomy for East Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine - The results of a fiercely contested parliamentary vote over autonomy for eastern Ukraine were counted on Monday, partly in blood: 265 in favor, three major parties opposed and one dead policeman.

Sisodia gets Law Ministry

The Aam Aadmi Party-led (AAP) government on Monday stripped Karawal Nagar legislator Kapil Mishra of the Law Ministry portfolio, handing it to Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in what it officially claimed was a 'routine rejig in legislative roles'.

Houses of 3 Manipur MLAs torched, 2 protesters killed

Imphal: A mob ransacked and torched the houses of three Congress legislators, including Manipur health minister Phungzathang Tonsing, in Churachandpur town on Monday evening.

Washington-Tehran Embassies? Khamenei's Private and Public Views on the U.S.

Thanks to the recently established nuclear deal, which was struck in July between the six world powers (P5+1) and the Islamic Republic, other European countries (including France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, etc.) are now rushing to restore their relationships or further strengthen their economic and geopolitical ties with Iran.

Jess Glynne banned from partying

London, Aug 31 (IANS) Singer Jess Glynne, 25, has been forced to quit her social life for the time being to protect her voice and save her career following emergency surgery on her vocal cords two months ago.

Venezuela rejects US interference in border issue

Caracas, Aug 31 (IANS) Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Minister Delcy Rodriguez on Monday urged the US to stop interfering in Venezuela's temporary closure of its border with Colombia. Rodrigueze made the appeal known via her Twitter account and accused … More »

Restoring peace in Afghanistan a shared responsibility: military - Pakistan - DAWN.COM

ISLAMABAD: Hitting back at the US allegations that Pakistan was not doing enough to tackle the Haqqani network, the military said on Sunday that Pakistan was not alone to blame and that restoring peace in Afghanistan was a shared responsibility.

Egypt announces dates for parliamentary elections

Voters outside Egypt for the first stage will cast ballots on Oct. 17-18, and the rest on Nov. 21-22. The period for candidates to register opens Sept.

Fire at Saudi oil workers’ residential compound kills 10

According to the Civil Defence agency, three Canadians from Asian origins, one Pakistani and one Nigerian woman were among the 10 killed.

Hardik Patel tries to scale up his agitation to national level

Prime Minister Narendra Modi invoked Sardar Patel and Mahatma Gandhi in his radio broadcast Mann ki Baat, to express his worry over the violence last week in Gujarat.

Sheena Bora murder: Attempt to kill Mikhail added to charges

A file photo of Indrani Mukerjea who was arrested by Mumbai Police for allegedly murdering her daughter Sheena Bora. (PTI Photo). Share.

Modi's strategic climbdown on land bill portrays him as a democrat, not a dictator

The contentious ordinance on land acquisition will not be re-promulgated. It will now be allowed to lapse on 31 August. In the 11th edition of his 'Mann ki Baat' Prime Minister Narendra Modi set a new precedent for himself and his government - make ...

Germany calls for more European solidarity in refugee crisis; emergency meeting scheduled

Germany calls for more cooperation from other EU nations as ministers agree to meet on September 14 to discuss deepening migrant crisis.

Palmyra: Temple of Bel targeted in latest Islamic State destruction monitor says

The hardline Islamic State group has destroyed part of the ancient Temple of Bel in Syria's Palmyra, a group monitoring the conflict said on Sunday

Sheena Bora murder case: All skeleton, no flesh when body first spotted

MUMBAI: The village official in Raigad district, who helped Mumbai Police team locate the spot where Sheena Bora was allegedly buried, today said when he first spotted the body in 2012 it was just a skeleton with no flesh.

Three more arrested in BJP activist’s murder case

Thrissur: Three more CPI(M) activists were arrested in connection with the murder of a BJP activist at Kodakara in Thrissur. Rajan, Dennis and Sivadasan were arrested by the police. Police had ...

RBI governor hints at interest rate cuts in India

Washington: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan has not ruled out cutting interest rates in India for a fourth time, admitting that the world's central problem is continued slowing economic growth.

UN regrets sentencing of Al-Jazeera journalists

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has regretted the sentencing of three Al-Jazeera journalists by an Egyptian court, the organisation said in a statement on Sunday.

Gujarat violence shocked, pained nation: Modi

New Delhi: The Gujarat violence over job reservations that left 10 people dead shocked and pained the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.

Palet reservation row: Nation shocked, pained at Gujarat violence, says PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the recent Gujarat violence over the quota issue had upset the entire nation and asked the people to work together to resolve all problems through development.

Egypt summons UK ambassador over criticism of AlJazeera trial | Reuters

CAIRO Egypt's foreign ministry summoned the British ambassador over comments he made on an Egyptian court's decision to hand down prison sentences for three Al Jazeera journalists, state television reported on Sunday.

Zuma sends condolences to Swaziland following horror road crash

President Jacob Zuma has sent a message of condolences to King Mswati III and the Swaziland government following a horrific road accident in the tiny neighbouring kingdom on Friday that claimed the lives of many young women and left scores others ...

Thai Army chief says Bangkok shrine bomb suspect uncooperative

The unidentified foreigner, who is being held in military custody at an undisclosed location, was seized during a Saturday morning raid on a flat on the eastern outskirts of Bangkok.

Sonia joins Nitish and Lalu, attacks PM Modi at Swabhiman Rally

Congress president Sonia Gandhi addressed a rally in Patna on Sunday, August 30, 2015. The rally has been billed as Swabhiman Rally, in which Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad of RJD are also participating.

Malaysia protests: Pressure mounts on PM Najib Razak as democracy demonstration spills into second day

Thousands of protesters in Malaysia gather for a second day to demand the resignation of prime minister Najib Razak over a multi-million-dollar financial scandal.

European Union considers stricter rail security after foiled jihadist train attack - ABC News

European ministers have called for more multinational patrols and tickets marked with passengers' names on major continental trains in the wake of last week's foiled jihadist attack.

Migrant truck intercepted on Austrian highway as vigil is held for victims

Austrian police say they have intercepted another migrant truck — this one containing 26 people — with three young children hospitalised due to the "extremely bad state of their health" as the European migrant crisis continues.

Al Jazeera retrial: Mohammed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed spend first night back in prison after Cairo court upholds conviction

Peter Greste's Al Jazeera colleagues have spent their first night back in an Egyptian jail after a Cairo court upheld their convictions for working without a licence and broadcasting false news about the country.