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.
Moscow said that a summit between the Russian and Turkish presidents that was scheduled for Tuesday will not take place.
Moscow said that a Russian destroyer avoided collision with a Turkish vessel in the Aegean Sea after firing warning shots at it.
More Christian women are joining militias to fight against the Islamic State, AFP reports.
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.
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.
Knowing what to do with the remains of the Paris attackers is proving to be a conundrum for French officials.
One of the organisers of the Paris attacks recruited a team among migrants passing through Hungary, a senior Hungarian government official said.
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.
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.