The Dutch royal family has found out that one of its paintings was looted by Nazis, during Germany’s occupation of the Netherlands in World War Two
Spanish police have arrested four members of a family, including twin teenage boys who were allegedly about to travel to Syria to become jihadi
An Istanbul prosecutor has died from his wounds after security forces stormed the office where members of a far-left Turkish group took him hostage
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the framework Iranian nuclear deal being sought by international negotiators will leave Iran with the
Nigeria’s opposition APC party has claimed victory for its presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari, but the country remained tense as it discovered
Prompted by the recent deaths of 21 tourists in an attack on a museum in Tunis, EU Council President Donald Tusk travelled to Tunisia on Tuesday for
Turkish police say negotiations are underway with gunmen who have taken a prosecutor hostage in Istanbul. The far-left Revolutionary People’s
Iraqi troops helped by Shi'ite paramilitary fighters have reclaimed key areas of the Sunni city of Tikrit after battling Islamic State militants there for nearly a month.
The American Turkish vessel AlvinMedica was the first to pass Cape Horn on the fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race but the day’s been dominated by the
The Germanwings crash is going to cost the insurance companies a pretty penny. Parent company Lufthansa is already liable to pay the families of each
A survey of how 23 major European cities are tackling air pollution has been released.
Sicily has become a major new weigh station for migrants from Africa and the Middle East desperate to start new lives in Europe. Since the alarming
Riding in and out of city traffic can test the patience of most motorcycle riders, especially when trying to find their way. Old style GPS units mean
Farmers driving tractors pulled into Brussels on Tuesday hours before the ending of milk quotas across the EU. Bruxelles: les éleveurs laitiers
The enduring image of Luke Skywalker staring at two suns on his planet of Tatooine in the film Star Wars resonates with many.
A giant power outage in Turkey paralyzed the country’s transportation system on Tuesday,forcing confused locals to ride the bus instead of the
Iraqi troops were fighting in the streets near Tikrit General Hospital on Monday, where they believe Islamic State militants who control the city are
Nigeria is still awaiting final results for its tightest presidential election ever. The two candidates are neck and neck and the country is still
The pressure is on at talks in Switzerland to find a preliminary deal on the Iranian nuclear issue. Tehran is in negotiations with senior officials
Both a music industry conference and an indoor festival, this year’s edition of Tallinn Music Week drew more than 200 artists from 26 different
Saudi Arabia says it is seeking clarification about an explosion that has killed at least 40 people in a camp for displaced people in Yemen
The first round-the-world flight in a solar-powered plane has landed successfully in China, completing the fifth leg of its journey. The fuel-free