In response to the violent events in Iraq, the International Council of Museums (ICOM) presents the press with its ‘Emergency Red List of Iraqi Cultural Objects at Risk’
Iraq's allies June 2 pledged support for Baghdad's plan to retake the city of Ramadi from ISIL jihadists, whose advance Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi described as a "failure" for the global community.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said June 2 that 110 jihadists who left French territory to fight with ISIL had died in Iraq and Syria.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is hoping to send a robust message on climate change from a G7 summit this weekend but may be undermined by Germany's own heavy dependence on coal.
Dozens of French law enforcement officers on June 2 cleared several hundred African migrants from a camp under a subway bridge in northern Paris
The heads of the IMF and European Central Bank unexpectedly joined talks on Greece's debt crisis June 1 as the cash-strapped country battles with its creditors to unlock desperately-needed bailout funds.
US top diplomat John Kerry remains focused on nailing down a nuclear deal with Iran and plans to join the final negotiations in late June despite breaking his leg in a cycling accident, officials said June 1
Iraq's leader pleaded June 2 for more global support in the fight against ISIL as he outlined plans to claw back territory from the jihadists in crunch talks with his allies in Paris.
Scandal-hit global bank HSBC plans to cut thousands of jobs across its global operations, broadcaster Sky News reported on June 2
Al-Qaeda's North Africa arm has claimed responsibility for two attacks against the United Nation's MINUSMA peacekeeping mission in Mali this week, the Mauritanian Al-Akhbar news agency reported May 31.
Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on May 31 attacked its creditors for insisting on what he described as absurd reforms which have only held up progress in negotiations for a deal aimed at preventing his country from defaulting.
The French Foreign Ministry is trying to authenticate a video purporting to show a Frenchwoman taken hostage in Yemen appealing to President Francois Hollande to seek her release, an official said on June 1.
Humanitarian organisations are preparing to launch a fundraising appeal for $500 million (454 million euros) for the crisis created by ISIL in Iraq, UNICEF, the United Nations children's agency said on June 1.
France and Germany raised concerns on June 1 over a European Commission plan to redistribute migrants reaching Italy and Greece, saying it must take better account of efforts they have already taken to help asylum-seekers.
Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yıldız has ruled out a report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which was made public by daily Hürriyet May 31, was a “secret” document, saying the study on Turkey’s first yet-to-be-built nuclear power plant was undated.
'I believe the time has come to rethink the Anatolian kitchen,' the chef had written in his manifesto. But, these days, Mehmet Gürs, perhaps Turkey's most renowned chef, has been neither donning his apron nor slicing and dicing onions and tomatoes.
British Prime Minister David Cameron prepared May 29 to lobby German Chancellor Angela Merkel for "flexible and imaginative" EU reforms, but faces an uphill battle against Franco-German plans for a more integrated eurozone.
Three decades after he first came to power in a military coup, Muhammadu Buhari will be sworn in on May 29 as elected President of Nigeria, giving him control of an African giant struggling with slowing economic growth and a raging Islamist insurgency.
Greece and its creditors need to move if the debt-wracked country is to remain in the eurozone, the United States said May 29, as Athens’ European partners insisted there was still a lot of work to do
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The presidential election in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) in late April once again revitalized the hopes for finding an equitable, fair and comprehensive solution to the longest running unresolved international dispute in the eastern Mediterranean, the Cyprus imbroglio.
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