Trump promises announcement on Daesh ‘caliphate’ within 24 hours

Daesh has been cornered by the PYD/YPG-dominated militia in a battle for the terror group's last territory in Syria. US President Donald Trump announced last...

Poland summons Israel envoy over Netanyahu comments

Israeli PM was quoted as saying that Poland ‘collaborated’ with Nazis during WWII. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a meeting with US Vice...

Spanish PM calls early elections for April 28

Pedro Sanchez became the head of a minority government just over eight months ago, and his draft budget was rejected in parliament in protest...

UN to Belgium: Apologise for colonialism, accept racism against Africans

The UN report urges Belgium not to turn a blind eye to racism and to apologise for the atrocities that Belgium colonial rule committed...

More Brexit humiliation for May as parliament defeats her again

LONDON (Reuters) - MPS defeated Prime Minister Theresa May in a symbolic vote over her Brexit strategy on Thursday, undermining her pledge to European...

Pence calls on Europe to unite with US on Iran

US Vice President Mike Pence is calling for America's European allies to join it in withdrawing from the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal and...

Kazakhstan’s troubles switching from the Cyrillic to the Latin alphabet

By MANSUR MIROVALEV :- The move has triggered criticism but experts argue it will help the nation of 18 million Turkic-speaking people break away from...

44 Indian soldiers killed in India-occupied Kashmir – police

Police say the IED (improvised explosive device) detonated as a police convoy drove by. A suicide car bomber rammed a bus carrying Indian police officers...

Labour pushes government to change Brexit ‘red lines’ – spokesman

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s opposition Labour Party pressed the government to change its “red lines” on Brexit on Wednesday after two policy chiefs held...

Swiss allow 3,500 work permits for Britons in case of no-deal...

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland will introduce a quota system allowing Britons to come and work in the country in the event Britain crashes out...

Taliban seeks leader’s release as Turkey hosts talks on Afghanistan

Taliban demands release of and names Anas Haqqani as member of team holding direct talks with US, as Russian and US envoys to Afghanistan...

641 FETO Terror suspects arrested over bid to infiltrate Turkish police

Turkish security forces arrested 641 FETO suspects out of total 1,112 sought in a probe related to a leaked 2010 police exam paper, Anadolu...

UK’s ‘broken’ cash system needs overhaul

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s system for cash is “broken” and needs a fundamental rethink to avoid vulnerable people being cut off, lawmakers and regulators...

EU announces plans to keep Channel Tunnel rail link open after...

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission announced plans on Tuesday to keep the rail link with Britain through the Channel Tunnel open on current...

EU warns of hundreds of Chinese and Russian spies in Brussels

The ‘European capital’ Brussels is apparently full of spies. Hundreds of Russian and Chinese agents are reported to be operating in the city, with...

China refutes reports of Uighur artist’s death

China Radio International's Turkish language service posted a video purporting to show a man who identified himself as Uighur poet and musician Abdurehim Heyit....

Foreign visitors to Turkey increase in 2018, boosting national income

Tourism is one of the country's main industries, and the number of foreign visitors last year increased by more than 20 percent to an...

UK public services face post-Brexit squeeze, forecasters warn

LONDON (Reuters) - Many British public services risk ongoing real-terms cuts for years to come, despite a softer fiscal stance from finance minister Philip...

Post-Brexit UK ready to use “hard power” – defence minister

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will use military force to support its interests after Brexit, defence minister Gavin Williamson said on Monday, in a speech...

Food delivery boom facilitates China’s anti-poverty drive

BEIJING, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) -- Booming food delivery services in China has propelled the country's anti-poverty campaign as more rural people come to the...