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France's almost funny attempt to block the web

Thu, 19 Mar 2015 - 12:40am
France's attempt to block 'jihadist' websites comes under heavy criticism - and some ridicule.

German airline strike grounds hundreds of flights

Thu, 19 Mar 2015 - 12:18am
Lufthansa pilots announce extension of strike over retirement scheme, leaving tens of thousands of passengers stranded.

Tunisia ends deadly siege of museum

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 - 11:10pm
Prime minister says at least 17 foreign tourists among 19 killed in assault on Bardo National Museum in Tunis.

Deadly shooting inside Swedish restaurant

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 - 9:48pm
Police say several people shot inside restaurant in Goteborg, and at least two people are said to have been killed.

Obama criticises Netanyahu's 'divisive rhetoric'

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 - 7:55pm
US says it's "deeply concerned" about divisive campaign in Israeli polls and will reevaluate approach to peace talks.

Revenge and reprisals in Iraq?

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 - 6:59pm
Iraqi government forces and Shia fighters accused of burning and looting Sunni villages.

Pentagon says al-Shabab leader killed in drone strike

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 - 6:47pm
Adnan Garaar, who allegedly helped plan deadly Kenya mall attack, killed in town of Dinsoor west of Somalian capital.

German activists riot at austerity protest in Frankfurt

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 - 6:14am
Police cars set alight in anti-austerity protest at new European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt, officials say.

Netanyahu claims 'great victory' in Israeli elections

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 - 12:30am
Likud party wins surprise victory in Parliamentary elections, sweeping past rival Zionist Union, Israeli media reports.

Ukraine: The defenders of Mariupol

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 - 12:05am
Despite the month-long ceasefire, fighting continues in villages near the strategic eastern city.

Syria claims it shot down US drone over Latakia

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 - 11:24pm
State media reports US reconnaissance aircraft brought down, with US confirming it had lost communication with drone.

Netanyahu's Likud party leads in Israel vote count

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 - 10:33pm
With around 70 percent of votes counted, Likud garners 23.73 percent, while Zionist Union trails behind with 19 percent.

Indonesia calls off hunt for victims from AirAsia crash

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 - 9:21pm
Official says search for bodies would "end completely", with 56 people still remain untraced from December plane crash.

Syria chlorine gas attack evidence of 'fresh war crime'

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 - 8:41pm
Amnesty International says Syrian government forces are committing war crimes with impunity amid reports of gas attack.

Exit polls show Israel rivals in dead heat

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 - 8:12pm
PM Netanyahu declares "great victory" in tight race but his opponent Zionist Union chief says "everything is open".

Syria conflict: is diplomatic solution possible?

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 - 8:07pm
Comments by US Secretary of State John Kerry reignite the debate on dialogue with President Bashar al-Assad.

Arsenal crash out of Champions League on away goals

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 - 4:55pm
London club wins return leg at Monaco but the 3-1 loss earlier at home sealed its fate.

Politics impedes US attorney general confirmation

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 - 4:19pm
Partisanship gets in the way of the Obama administration's nominee for attorney general, Loretta Lynch.

Activists arrested in Kinshasa pro-democracy event

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 - 12:48am
At least 40 activists still detained after security forces conduct sweep at US arranged pro-democracy event in DR Congo.

Assad says Syria waiting for US action on negotiations

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 - 12:32am
President says any change in international attitude welcome, after John Kerry appears to signal change in US stance.