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
The human cost of the spiralling violence is beginning to be felt in Turkey. Relatives have gathered to mourn a soldier killed when militants
The self-styled Islamic State group has re-entered the key Syrian Kurdish border town of Kobani, five months after they were driven out. The assault
Opposition parties should form Turkey’s next government after the ruling AKP failed to secure a majority, the head of the main opposition CHP party
Turkey’s ruling AK Party says all options are on the table as it seeks to form a new government. In an interview with the state broadcaster prime
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu met President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday (June 9) to present his formal resignation following Sunday’s
Although Spain’s ruling People’s Party (PP) got more votes than any other party in Sunday’s (May 24) regional and local elections, it and the rival
Spain’s traditional parties of both left and right took a fearful battering in local and regional elections on Sunday, with the ruling Popular Party
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu clinched a deal to form a new government on Wednesday, just before a deadline was to expire, but the
A military jet has been filmed firing on Ramadi, as the city below is in the throes of a power struggle. The plane, believed to belong to US-led
Fresh from his Syriza party’s crushing victory at Sunday’s polls in Greece, left-wing leader Alexis Tsipras has struck a deal to govern with a fellow
Amid the celebrations, the hard work begins for Alexis Tsipras whose Syriza party has swept to power in an overwhelming election victory in Greece.
The father of a Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State militants in Syria has appeared on TV pleading for his son’s release. Safi al-Kasaesbeh
Iraqi and Peshmerga forces fighting the self-proclaimed Islamic State group will soon have extra backup from coalition allies. The US military says a
Kosovo’s two main parties have signed a coalition deal to end six months of wrangling since an inconclusive election. The agreement involves former
The election may be over in Moldova but the politicians there have plenty of work to do to form a coalition government.
Friday was a day rich in symbolism for Ukraine and not just in Maidan but also in the country’s political arena. After talks through Thursday night
Germany’s far-left Die Linke party, heir to the communist-era Socialist Unity Party, is set to take charge of a regional government for the first
Early results of Ukraine’s parliamentary election show what appears to be a victory for pro-Western parties.
President Petro Poroshenko and Prime