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Germany re-imposes border controls to slow migrant arrivals

Germany re-imposes border controls to slow migrant arrivals

Germany re-imposed border controls after Europe’s most powerful nation acknowledged it could scarcely cope with thousands of asylum seekers arriving every day.A day before deeply divided European Union ministers tackle…

Canberra: Australia will take an extra 12,000 refugees in response to the humanitarian crisis in the Middle East, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said, confirming Canberra will also join coalition air…

UK forces kill British IS fighters in targeted drone strike

UK forces kill British IS fighters in targeted drone strike

The British government authorised an unprecedented airstrike in Syria that killed two Britons fighting with Islamic State, David Cameron has announced.The target of the RAF drone attack was Reyaad Khan,…

Thousands of refugees arrive in Germany after journey from Hungary

Thousands of refugees arrive in Germany after journey from Hungary

Thousands of refugees and migrants streamed into Germany, many travelling through Austria from Hungary where they had been stranded against their will for days, while European Union governments argue over…

UK plan to join Syria air strikes threatened by Corbyn

UK plan to join Syria air strikes threatened by Corbyn

London: Prime Minister David Cameron’s hope that Britain would join air strikes against Islamic State (IS) group targets in Syria is fading due to the likely election of anti-war campaigner…

Pope tells priests to pardon women who have abortions

Pope tells priests to pardon women who have abortions

Vatican City: Pope Francis on Tuesday called on priests to pardon women who have abortions, and the doctors who perform them, during the upcoming Jubilee year — overruling hardline traditionalists…

Migrant crisis: EU calls emergency talks

Migrant crisis: EU calls emergency talks

The European Union has called emergency talks on tackling the bloc’s escalating migration crisis.The EU presidency said interior ministers from all 28 member states would hold an extraordinary meeting on…

Killer of Virginia TV journalists dies after shooting himself

Killer of Virginia TV journalists dies after shooting himself

A former employee of a Virginia television station filmed his murder of two journalists and broadcast it to the world before shooting himself.Vester Lee Flanagan filmed his murder of two…

Seven killed as jet crashes into cars at UK airshow

Seven killed as jet crashes into cars at UK airshow

A jet aircraft ploughed into several cars on a road near an airshow in southern England, killing seven people, police said.The Hawker Hunter fighter jet crashed onto the A27 road,…

E-cigarettes should be prescribed on NHS to help smokers quit, report says

E-cigarettes should be prescribed on NHS to help smokers quit, report says

E-cigarettes are 95% less harmful than tobacco and should be prescribed on the NHS in the future, an independent review of their usage has concluded.Experts who have compiled a report…

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