As the parliamentary elections in Germany creep closer, the traditionally left-leaning Green Party has announced two centrists will lead them to the vote.
Iceland has a new centre-right coalition government after a two-month impasse.
Twelve civilians have been killed in Yemen in another airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition that’s been fighting Shiite Houthi rebels since March…
ISIL militants have been steadily retreating from areas around Mosul into the city since the battle started on October 17, with air and ground support from a U.S.-led coalition.
As Iraqi forces edge closer to Mosul in Iraq, anti-ISIL coalition members discussed preparations for an overlapping offensive on the extremists’ Syrian stronghold…
Spain’s acting prime minister Mariano Rajoy has failed in a second attempt to win parliament’s backing to form a government, plunging the country into…
Mariano Rajoy’s Popular Party may have won the most seats in Spain’s second general election in a little over six months, but it still falls short of the 176 needed for an outright…
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his choice for defence minister, ultranationalist Avigdor Lieberman, signed a coalition agreement on Wednesday (May 25) and issued assurances that the mos
The leader of the Spanish socialists, Pedro Sanchez, and the leader of Podemos, Pablo Iglesias, have agreed to meet next Wednesday in order to start
The Socialist party in Spain has signed a deal with the new liberal Citizens party, with the aim of making the Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez prime minister.
France calls on Turkey to halt assaults on Kurdish militia Saudi Arabia prepared to participate in Syrian ground offensive Obama and Putin agree
Iraqi forces in Ramadi have taken control of the city’s government complex from the group calling itself Islamic State, or ISIL. Ramadi fell to
In Syria, the US-backed Kurdish Arab rebel alliance has captured a dam on the River Euphrates from the group calling itself Islamic State, or
An offensive by the so-called Islamic State has reportedly led to the jihadist group taking over what was the government controlled district in the
Mariano Rajoy’s Partido Popular may have come first in the voting but if he is to form a new government he may have to do it in a coalition with one
Saudi Arabia has announced the formation of a military alliance of Muslim countries to fight international terrorism. More than 30 Muslim states will
The Saudi’s diplomatic recipe for an Islamic response to ISIL has been welcomed by some and condemned by some. The US says the 34-nation military
Damascus claims four jets from the US-led coalition carried out the bombing in Deir al Zor province
The German parliament has voted to support the coalition conducting airstrikes against ISIL in Syria. Gaining support meant some serious
Kurdish peshmerga forces in the north of Iraq have discovered a secret underground tunnel network allegedly used by ISIL fighters to protect
It’s being called the billionaires’ coalition. Rubbing shoulders with the world leaders at COP21 in Paris, some high-tech gurus are adding their
The German cabinet has agreed to join the military campaign against Islamic State militants in Syria. The Bundestag lower house of parliament will
Holland heads to Moscow with his coalition package after adding Italy to his list of anti-ISIL partners, but will the package please Vladimir Putin?
Speaking just after the end of a police operation he described as “risky” and “heavy”, President Hollande told a conference of French mayors that the
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday that decisions must be made about who to consider terrorists and who should be deemed
Three brothers getting ready for a joint wedding have been killed in a rocket attack in the southwest of Yemen. Locals say Saudi-led coalition jets
The head of Greece’s new caretaker government has been named as Vassiliki Thanou, the country’s top Supreme Court judge. The president’s office said
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has called on all Syrian opposition groups to unite in the fight against terrorism in the local region. The