Category Archives: Europe

First Arab contender in 20 years opens Berlin film fest race

Tunis (AFP) – A love story set against the aftermath of Tunisia's watershed revolution will kick off the competition at the Berlin film festival Friday as the first Arab contender…

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Pentagon chief seeks more help in anti-IS fight

Brussels (AFP) – US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on Thursday sought more assist from dozens of defence ministers from the US-led coalition against Islamic State jihadists, as Russia mounts its…

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Poland to join fight versus Islamic State in return for NATO help in east

By Wiktor Szary WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland will join the fight against Islamic State, its defense minister said on Wednesday, though he signaled that the scale of its involvement would…

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The Latest: Intel chief: US faces global terror threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the worldwide threat assessment from U.S. intelligence agencies (all times local): 3:22 p.m. CIA Director John Brennan had a heated exchange with a member…

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Asia stocks extend global sell-off, Japan down 5.1 percent

Asian markets tumbled Tuesday as renewed jitters approximately the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 dived 5.1 percent to 16,132.25…

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