Migrant disruption leaves truckers queuing to leave UK

Truck drivers stuck in Britain waiting to cross into mainland Europe vented their frustration Thursday at their marathon ordeal caused by the migrant crisis on the French side of the Channel.

NATO eastward expansion would be `catastrophic`: Russian official

 NATO enlargement into Ukraine and Georgia would have "catastrophic consequences" for Europe, Russia`s envoy to NATO warned Tuesday in a television interview, as relations between Moscow and the West sink to Cold War-era lows.

Putting touch has deserted me, says Ian Poulter
Putting touch has deserted me, says Ian Poulter

Less than three years after his magical putter inspired a `miracle` Ryder Cup victory for Europe, Ian Poulter says his touch on the greens has temporarily deserted him.

Flare-up in tensions as Armenian troops kill Azerbaijani soldier

Azerbaijan on Saturday accused arch-foe Armenia`s troops of killing its soldier in a new clash amid a Western-mediated push to cauterise the protracted conflict in the South Caucasus.

Eritrea calls for UN probe into `abhorrent` people smuggling

Eritrea on Saturday called on the United Nations to investigate the "abhorrent" flood of refugees from its borders to Europe, an exodus attributed to gross human rights violations in the hermit state.

Italian coast guard rescues 414 boat migrants including four newborns

Three Italian ships rescued 414 migrants from four boats in the Mediterranean sea on Tuesday, Italy`s coast guard said, with four newborns and one young child among those saved.

Ceasefire brings limited respite for east Ukrainians

 Natalya Brazhnikova goes to sell bread each day at a badly charred market on the outskirts of Donetsk in east Ukraine despite the risk of shelling and gunfire.

ISIS setting up stronghold in Europe for terror attacks on West: Report

The Islamic State terror group is secretly buying land near an isolated village in Bosnia in the heart of Europe which could be a base for devastating terror attacks on the West, a media report said on Sunday.

Obama rebuffs critics of Iran nuclear pact
Obama rebuffs critics of Iran nuclear pact

US President Barack Obama rebuffed critics of the Iran nuclear agreement Saturday, defending the historic accord amid skepticism from lawmakers reviewing the deal.

15,000 scouts evacuated in France as storm hits camp

Some 15,000 teenaged scouts from all over Europe had be evacuated from a camp in France in the early hours of Saturday after a violent storm hit the area, with more than a dozen injured.

Rescue boat with hundreds of migrants stopped from landing in Sicily: Charity

Italian authorities prevented a rescue boat with some 700 migrants aboard from landing in Sicily because there was no room for the people in reception centres, a humanitarian group said Friday.

On the brink, EU leaders clinched bailout deal with an SMS

As dawn broke in Brussels on Monday, Europe's frazzled leaders gazed into an abyss: the looming exit of Greece from a common currency that symbolized European unity.

US, Europe consider ISIS major threat; for Israel it's Iran's nuclear program
US, Europe consider ISIS major threat; for Israel it's Iran's nuclear program

Islamic State is terrorising the United States and European countries more than global climate change, reveals a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center on Tuesday.

Tens of thousands mark 20 years of the Srebrenica massacre

Tens of thousands of people, coming by buses, cars, motorcycles and on foot, poured into Srebrenica on Saturday to mark the 20th anniversary of Europe's worst massacre since the Holocaust and to attend the funeral of 136 newly found victims.

Turkey arrests 21 suspected IS members in major operation

Turkey on Friday detained 21 suspected members of the Islamic State group, including three foreigners, in a major operation in several cities including Istanbul, state media said.

Five dead, 13 missing after migrant boat sinks in Aegean

Greek and Turkish coastguards have recovered the bodies of five migrants after a boat sinking in the Aegean Sea and another 13 are still missing, officials said Thursday.

US Air Force leader sees Russia as ''biggest threat''

Russia is the biggest threat to US national security and America must boost its military presence throughout Europe even as NATO allies face budget challenges and scale back spending, US Air Force Secretary Deborah James said on Wednesday. 

German "Grexit" calls raise pressure on Merkel
German "Grexit" calls raise pressure on Merkel

 "Today we need the Iron Chancellor," read the front-page headline in top-selling German newspaper Bild on Tuesday, next to a picture of Angela Merkel in a Prussian helmet.

Tunisia coast guard recovers bodies of five migrants

Tunisian coast guards recovered the decomposed bodies of five migrants who apparently drowned at sea as they sought to reach Italy from conflict-hit Libya, an official said Monday.

Italy PM says Europe must restart talks after Greek vote

Whatever the outcome of Greece's knife-edge referendum, Europeans must "start talking to each other again", Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi told a newspaper on Sunday.