German police launched 13 simultaneous raids on apartments and a refugee centre in a major anti-terrorism operation.
The trial began on Thursday of a teenage German-Moroccan girl accused of stabbing a police officer at a train station in Hanover in February on the orders of so-called Islamic…
The French are known for staging impressive protests, going on strike and rallying against alleged injustices.
A group of migrants said to be of Algerian and Moroccan origin and facing deportation had spent the night on the roof. Conditions in Spanish immigration centres have been criticised.
A Dutch ship with 35 tons of aid is unable to dock in Haiti as huge crowds make landing impossible
Experts from the EU and EFTA (European Free Trade Association) are meeting in the Greek capital to prepare for a potential major attack.
A flurry of so-called ‘killer clown’ sightings across the US, UK and elsewhere has prompted best-selling author Stephen King to appeal for anti-clown sentiment to be…
Police in Germany raid a second apartment block in their manhunt for a Syrian refugee suspected of planning a bomb attack.
Matthew continues to batter the United States, slamming into North Carolina and Virginia overnight.
With Europe still recovering from terrorist attacks and the prospect that the UK may leave the bloc, security and defence issues have taken centre-stage.
Voters in Switzerland have approved a draft law to beef up surveillance powers in the alpine country.
US President Barack Obama has vetoed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), which would allow the families of victims of the 9/11 attacks to take legal action against Saudi…
An Israeli official said an attacker who tried to storm the Israel embassy in the Turkish capital has been captured.
Monitoring the Mediterranean to save the lives of drifting refugees is currently a hit-and-miss affair, needing an expensive armada of vessels to ensure lives are saved. But there are never enough shi
A major security alert, triggered by a false alarm, has caused panic in central Paris.
French police briefly warned the public to avoid central Paris following a terror alert before declaring the incident over moments later.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was in Paris to meet the French President to swap notes ahead of the Bratislava summit of EU leaders, minus Britain on Friday.
A million refugees arrived in Germany in 2015, with the peak migration being reached in September, when Chancellor Angela Merkel decided to open the frontiers.
The EU should concentrate on issues like security and the economy as it seeks to restore the trust of its citizens, Romanian prime minister Dacian Ciolos said.
No incident has been reported so far during the ritual that caused a devastating stampede last year.
People have been evacuated from three villages in the Algarve region in southern Portugal, including a holiday resort, as hundreds of firefighters continued to battle wildfires across the country on…
Dark alleyways and empty spaces can often mean danger and a sense of anxiety for the most vulnerable members of society.
Israeli sources cited by Reuters news agency said that construction has begun on an underground barrier along a small stretch of its boundary line with Gaza.