U.S.-led air strikes hit Islamic State positions around the Syrian border town of Kobani on Friday in an apparent bid to pave the way for heavily-armed Kurdish peshmerga forces to enter from neighbouring Turkey.
A second, well preserved marble door was inside the trench.
UN report suggests decline of al-Qaida has yielded an explosion of jihadist enthusiasm for its even mightier successor organisations, chiefly Isis
A photo purportedly showing a captured Chinese fighter of the Islamic State. (Photo: ‘Iraqi Ministry of Defence’ Facebook)
A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday, defying Maine’s order that she be quarantined in her home and setting up a legal collision with Governor Paul LePage.
Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni will visit the international tourist exhibition “World Travel Market”.
A massive fire has broken out at the Radio France headquarters building in Paris, causing the evacuation of personnel, according to reports.
The delegation of Thessaloniki municipality, headed by mayor Yiannis Boutaris, will participate in the celebrations of the 30th anniversary since the city’s twinning with Melbourne.
The Friday edition of Athens’ dailies at a glance.
Formula One has had to modify its qualifying format after financial problems ruled the Caterham and Marussia teams out of Sunday’s U.S. Grand Prix while Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel is set to be sidelined by an engine penalty.
A blaze at a fireworks factory in England leaves four injured and one person missing.
Heeding a lesson from history, designers of a new generation of U.S. rockets will include escape systems to give crew members a fighting chance of surviving launch accidents such as the one that felled an unmanned Orbital Sciences Antares rocket on Tuesday.
A campaign to raise money for a baby girl set to lose all her limbs to meningitis has raised £20,000 in just two weeks.
Rare closure followed fatal police shooting of Palestinian suspected of having been the attempted killer of a rabbi
France has launched an investigation into unidentified drones that have been spotted over nuclear plants operated by state-owned utility EDF, its interior minister said on Thursday.
Amanda Holden looked incredible when she arrived at the star-studded Collars & Coats Gala ball at Battersea’s Evolution centre in London.
When lawmakers return to Washington after Tuesday’s congressional elections they will resume a debate they began with some reluctance last month on the U.S.-led fight against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.
The oldest living member of the Crow Tribe turned 101 years old Monday.
On the training pitches of Melwood and in Brendan Rodgers’s office, Steven Gerrard is busy trying to reinvent the wheels of his career yet again.
Google’s vice president Alan Eustace safely jumps from the stratosphere over New Mexico, beating the previous skydiving world record.