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Seventy-five Kurdish refugees in limbo on a UK military base in Cyprus for 17 years are hoping a judicial review will give them permission to settle in Britain.

19 December, 2015

Moscow said that a summit between the Russian and Turkish presidents that was scheduled for Tuesday will not take place.

14 December, 2015

Moscow said that a Russian destroyer avoided collision with a Turkish vessel in the Aegean Sea after firing warning shots at it.

13 December, 2015

More Christian women are joining militias to fight against the Islamic State, AFP reports.

13 December, 2015

Libya's rival parliaments will sign a peace accord on Wednesday that would see the birth of a national unity government and an end to almost five years of civil war.

12 December, 2015

Iran's health minister warned that swine flu was likely to spread to Tehran, after the H1N1 virus killed 28 people in Iran's Kerman province and five in Sistan-Baluchistan.

08 December, 2015

Knowing what to do with the remains of the Paris attackers is proving to be a conundrum for French officials.

06 December, 2015

One of the organisers of the Paris attacks recruited a team among migrants passing through Hungary, a senior Hungarian government official said.

03 December, 2015

The growth in global demand for crude will slow next year, as the allure of cheap oil fades and high stockpile levels provide a degree of comfort, say international experts.

13 November, 2015

In a resolution, EU lawmakers called on the bloc's member states to grant protection to US whistle-blower Snowden as a 'human rights defender' and consequently prevent extradition by third parties.

30 October, 2015