Saudi holds funeral of King Abdullah: State TV

Foreign leaders gathered in a cavernous mosque in the Saudi Arabian capital on Friday for the funeral of King Abdullah.

Syria govt retakes strategic town on Turkey border: State TV

Syrian government forces on Sunday recaptured the strategic town of Kassab, near the only border crossing with Turkey in northwestern province of Latakia, state television reported.

Greek state TV closure triggers strikes

The country`s two largest labour unions called a 24-hour general strike for tomorrow with flights from Greece`s airports set to halt for two hours that day.