ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Five Turkish police commissioners were sacked a day after the sons of cabinet ministers and prominent businessmen close to Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan were detained in a corrupt...
By Paul Taylor
PARIS (Reuters) - European officials are confident they have averted a damaging clash among EU leaders over migration at a summit this week, but public fears of an influx...
A new survey says the use of synthetic drugs among teenagers has declined but that fewer teens viewed genuine marijuana as a dangerous drug.
Manila (AFP) - The Philippines launched an $8.
Sydney (AFP) - Sea Shepherd campaigners left for their tenth annual campaign to prevent Japan's slaughter of whales in the Southern Ocean on Wednesday, with three vessels departing Australia for Antarctic waters.
Jalalabad (Afghanistan) (AFP) - Taliban fighters wearing army uniforms attacked US military vehicles in a parking lot in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least one policeman and torching several trucks, an official said.
84-year-old Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs has died in London after many years of poor health.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the West on Wednesday of putting pressure on Ukraine to choose closer ties with Europe even though Kiev has accepted an offer of finan...
Taipei (AFP) - Taiwan Wednesday grounded its new fleet of US-made Apache attack helicopters for checks after a notice from Washington warning the model could malfunction.
By Jan Strupczewski and Martin Santa
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone finance ministers made progress on Wednesday on some details of a plan to close banks, paving the way for completion ...
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