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TAL AFAR (Iraq) Iraqi forces on Wednesday recaptured several districts and advanced towards the centre of Tal Afar, one of the Daish’s last strongholds in...

CAIRO Egypt on Wednesday protested against a US decision to withhold some military aid as a US delegation including presidential adviser Jared Kushner was in...

ABUJA Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari cancelled the weekly cabinet meeting he was due to lead on Wednesday, the first since returning from a long overseas...

SEOUL The heir to the Samsung empire faces the verdict in his corruption trial on Friday, which threatens to leave the world’s biggest smartphone maker...

ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Wednesday said blistering criticism by US President Donald Trump was “disappointing” and denied accusations that it supported terrorist groups. In a firm rebuttal...

PHNOM PENH Cambodia on Wednesday closed a prominent American NGO and ordered its foreign staff to leave the country, in the latest salvo by Prime...

BAGHDAD/ERBIL Government forces breached the city limits of Tal Afar in northwestern Iraq on Tuesday on the third day of a US-backed offensive to seize...

CASAMICCIOLA (Italy) An earthquake hit the tourist-packed holiday island of Ischia on Monday night, killing two persons, injuring dozens and trapping three young brothers who...

TUNIS/ROME An armed group is stopping migrant boats from setting off across the Mediterranean from a city west of Tripoli that has been a springboard...

GENEVA Iraq must do more to ensure that thousands of women and girls who survived sexual violence by the Daish group militants receive care, protection...