Faldo has lost respect of European players, says Poulter
Faldo has lost respect of European players, says Poulter

Nick Faldo has lost the respect of Europe`s leading golfers after calling Sergio Garcia "useless" during their Ryder Cup victory over the United States at Gleneagles, Europe`s talisman Ian Poulter has said in his autobiography.

MH17 discussion with Putin `constructive`: Australian FM

Russian President Vladimir Putin was cooperative and constructive when asked for his help in allowing investigators access to the MH17 crash site in Ukraine, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Saturday.

Ukraine says progress made on gas deal with Russia

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said progress had been made during talks here today aimed at resolving a dispute over gas supplies from Russia that also threatened deliveries to Europe.

Pipeline - 'like love' - should be mutual: Putin

Vladimir Putin Thursday compared the construction of a controversial natural gas pipeline to love, saying Europe needs to show its affection for the Russian project.

Putin to meet with Western leaders on Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin is mounting a diplomatic blitz on the sidelines of a summit of European and Asian leaders in a bid to escape Russia's worst crisis with the West since the Cold War.

British-led eurosceptic group in EU parliament collapses

 British eurosceptic leader Nigel Farage's group in the European parliament collapsed today, ending a short-lived alliance that he formed with Italian populist Beppe Grillo after elections in May.

Putin warns Europe on gas supplies ahead of Ukraine talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Europe on Thursday its gas supplies could be at risk as he prepared for talks with Ukraine counterpart Petro Poroshenko at an Asia-Europe (ASEM) summit overshadowed by the crisis.

Georgia warns Russia against 'annexing' its separatist region

Georgia on Wednesday warned Russia against taking further steps to integrate its separatist region of Abkhazia, saying it would create new security problems in Europe.

Graeme McDowell believes US' fallout in Ryder Cup will ensure 'fairly epic' tournament in 2016
Graeme McDowell believes US' fallout in Ryder Cup will ensure 'fairly epic' tournament in 2016

Northern Ireland golfer Graeme McDowell has predicted that the bitter fall-out from the United States ' Ryder Cup loss to Europe would make the 2016 tournament an even more gripping contest.

Europe urged to end plight of 600,000 ghost people

European countries must end the plight of an estimated 600,000 stateless people by giving them similar protection to refugees, campaigners said on Tuesday as they launched a day of action to highlight the predicament of the continent`s "legal ghosts".

ISIS terrorists considering turning themselves into Ebola suicide 'bombs'?
ISIS terrorists considering turning themselves into Ebola suicide 'bombs'?

With Ebola increasingly becoming a cause of concern for the Western Powers, Islamic State terrorists are considering using the virus as a suicide bio-weapon against the West, according to a military expert.

Spread of Ebola virus in Europe very low: WHO

The risk of spreading the Ebola virus disease in Europe is very low, says Zsuzsanna Jakab, the World Health Organisation's regional director for Europe on Wednesday.

Tom Watson offers regrets, takes blame for US Cup loss
Tom Watson offers regrets, takes blame for US Cup loss

US Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson said he takes full blame for the Americans' latest loss to Europe last weekend at Gleneagles and regrets communication woes with his players.

China test fires 10,000-km range nuclear missile

China has test-fired an upgraded version of its 10,000-km range intercontinental ballistic missile which could reach most of the US and European cities, days ahead of its National Day on October 1 to demonstrate its nuclear capability.

Clashes as backlash builds against Hong Kong protests

Pro-democracy protesters clashed on Friday with groups of people opposed to their campaign to shut down swathes of Hong Kong, in an apparent backlash after days of anti-government demonstrations.

Ryder Cup stars outshone by unheralded Oliver Wilson
Ryder Cup stars outshone by unheralded Oliver Wilson

Unheralded Oliver Wilson outshone four members of Europe`s victorious Ryder Cup team on the opening day of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on Thursday.

Shelling in Ukraine rebel hub kills Swiss Red Cross worker

Shelling in the centre of the main rebel-held city in Ukraine`s east killed a Swiss Red Cross worker Thursday, tearing badly at a weakly observed four-week truce meant to defuse Europe`s worst crisis in decades.

Human-caused climate change blamed for some heat waves
Human-caused climate change blamed for some heat waves

Heat waves last year in Asia, Europe and Australia were influenced by human-caused climate change, but not all extreme weather events could be linked to global warming, scientists said Monday.

Jamie Donaldson savours Ryder Cup triumph
Jamie Donaldson savours Ryder Cup triumph

Jamie Donaldson was left reflecting on a "dream" Ryder Cup debut after starring in Europe`s victory.

Benoist looks to complete rise from journeyman to star in Arc

A year ago Gregory Benoist was virtually unknown outside France but on Sunday the Belgian jockey will be in the global spotlight as he rides second favourite Ectot in Europe`s most prestigious race the Prix de l`Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp.