December 1, 2015 3:23 am

Obama said the US recognises role in the problem, embraces responsibility to do something about it.

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, left, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg address a media conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with the Turkish prime minister on Monday to discuss the issue of a Russian warplane downed by a Turkish fighter jet at the border with Syria. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
November 30, 2015 7:10 pm

Turkey PM Davutoglu added that "we hope Russia will reconsider these measures in both our interests", referring to the sanctions that Moscow imposed after the shooting down of the jet last week.

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November 30, 2015 12:31 pm

It was the first time this year that authorities have raised the orange alert, second only to red, which means heavy smog is forecast for three days.

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November 30, 2015 11:42 am

Alexis Tsipras said the two countries should focus on saving refugees, not on weapons.

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November 30, 2015 10:59 am

The total amount of money being committed by these 20 countries – under Mission Innovation -- amount to USD 20 billion.

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November 30, 2015 8:04 am

The last time that the nations of the world struck a binding agreement to fight global warming was 1997, in Kyoto, Japan.

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November 30, 2015 11:01 am

Obama arrived in Paris on Sunday night amidst an unprecedented security, in the aftermath of the terrorist attack early this month.

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November 30, 2015 7:38 am

At least 414 aftershocks have hit Nepal since April 25 devastating earthquake.

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November 30, 2015 7:25 am

President Barack Obama strode purposefully toward the shuttered French concert hall where terrorists wrought so much horror two weeks ago.

From left, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French president Francois Hollande and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo pay their respects to the victims of the attacks of the 13th November on the Place de la Republique prior to a meeting at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. Merkel's visit to Paris is part of president Hollande's diplomatic offensive to get the international community to bolster the campaign against the Islamic State militants. (Etienne Laurent, Pool Photo via AP)
November 29, 2015 8:26 pm

Berlin on Thursday offered France Tornado reconnaissance jets, a naval frigate, aerial refuelling and satellite images in the fight against the IS group.

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November 30, 2015 11:03 am

The gathering of nearly 150 heads of state and government is set to be far bigger than the 115 or so who came to Copenhagen in 2009, the last time the world came close to agreeing a long term deal on climate change.

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November 29, 2015 6:23 pm

Iran has always denied seeking to develop an atomic weapons capability, insisting its nuclear programme is for peaceful energy production and medical purposes only.

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November 29, 2015 5:37 pm

The body of a Russian pilot killed when his plane was shot down by Turkey last week will be handed over to a Russian representative after being retrieved from Syria, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Sunday.

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November 29, 2015 3:43 pm

ISIS chief Sheikh Abu Muhammad al-Adnani, a Syrian preacher, will be at the top of Britain's so-called "kill list" when the strikes are launched, The Sunday Times reported.

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November 29, 2015 2:17 pm

Ban said that the climate agreement must strike a balance between the leadership role of developed countries and the increasing responsibility of developing countries.

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November 29, 2015 9:43 am

The Singaporean government has allowed Indian students to take their own mother tongue (Urdu, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi and Punjabi) as second language.

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November 29, 2015 8:57 am

The attack came eight days after Islamic extremists attacked a luxury hotel further south in the capital, Bamako, in which 20 people were killed.

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November 29, 2015 7:40 am

The suicide bombers were Nigerians who came to Cameroon as refugees. Cameroon has expelled thousands of refugees.

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November 29, 2015 9:29 am

Today, the Marxist editor is at the centre of another controversy involving the establishment after resigning as editor of the Lahore-based English language newspaper Daily Times.

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November 29, 2015 7:45 am

17 days after terror attacks, world leaders will flock to French capital in bid to seal emission deal

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November 29, 2015 8:38 am

The decree published on the Kremlin's website Saturday follows the downing this week by Turkey of a Russian warplane.

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November 28, 2015 10:03 pm

Under the three-month state of emergency, public demonstrations have been banned, police have greater powers of search and surveillance while border checks have been boosted.

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November 28, 2015 9:17 pm

Obama said it was particularly sad that one day after a holiday -- Thanksgiving -- Americans have to comfort families who suddenly lost loves ones to gun violence.

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November 28, 2015 5:05 pm

Brussels shut down its subways and schools while the govt asked people to stay away from public places as there might be Paris-style attack again.

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November 28, 2015 2:18 pm

The highest number of security personnel were killed and injured in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), where 1,487 personnel laid down their lives and 2,224 sustained injuries.

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November 28, 2015 1:56 pm

Citing intelligence, the Punjab Home Department alerted police and other agencies in the province that the ISIS has planned attacks on civil and military targets.

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November 28, 2015 1:39 pm

"We're glad we're finally back to supersonic age," Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said.

November 28, 2015 12:28 pm

At a high-profile summit in Brussels Sunday, Europe's leaders will offer Turkey 3 billion euros ($3.2 billion), an easing of visa restrictions and the fast-tracking of its EU membership process.

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November 28, 2015 12:02 pm

"I'll say it again, Europe cannot accept all the refugees coming from Syria. That's why we need a diplomatic, military and political solution in Syria," Valls said last evening.

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November 28, 2015 10:57 am

Tima Kurdi said Friday that Canada has approved her application to bring her brother Mohammed and his family to Canada, but that security checks are still underway.

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November 28, 2015 9:54 am

Police watched on as about 500 people yesterday demanded they be refunded the money they had forked out for the air tickets.

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November 28, 2015 9:25 am

Pope Francis will pray today at shrines dedicated to the 23 Anglican and 22 Catholic martyrs who were killed between 1885 and 1887.

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November 28, 2015 4:54 pm

The Colorado Springs clinic has been the target of repeated protests, and in recent years moved to its current location, which has been derided as a "fortress" by abortion foes.

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November 27, 2015 10:21 pm

A suicide bomber hit a procession of Shiite Muslims in Nigeria's Kano state

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November 27, 2015 10:03 pm

A sixth suspect with terrorism offences in connection with the Paris attacks has been charged.

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November 28, 2015 8:21 am

Falciani, who worked as an IT specialist with HSBC, was convicted of industrial espionage by a federal court in the southern Swiss town of Bellinzona.