UN Security Council meets on Syria chemical attack

UN Security Council meets on Syria chemical attack

The UN Security Council on Wednesday opened an emergency session to discuss an apparent chemical weapons attack in Syria that killed scores of people including children, AFP reports.

Outrage as Syria 'chemical attack' kills dozens in rebel-held town

Outrage as Syria 'chemical attack' kills dozens in rebel-held town

A suspected chemical attack in rebel-held northwestern Syria killed dozens of civilians including children and left many more sick and gasping on Tuesday, causing widespread outrage, AFP reported.

Turkey’s interior minister says over 113K people detained over Gülen links

Turkey’s interior minister says over 113K people detained over Gülen links

A total of 113,260 people have been detained as part of investigations into the Gülen movement since a July 15 coup attempt, Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu announced on Sunday.

St Petersburg metro explosions kill 10

St Petersburg metro explosions kill 10

At least 10 people have been killed in explosions at underground stations in St Petersburg, Russian media report.

21 journalists taken to police HQ in İstanbul

21 journalists taken to police HQ in İstanbul

All 21 journalists who were arrested again early on Saturday, hours after being released pending trial on Friday, were taken to police headquarters after a health checkup at a hospital, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported.

Protesters storm, set fire to Paraguay Parliament

Protesters storm, set fire to Paraguay Parliament

Anti-Government protesters stormed and burnt parts of the Parliament in the Paraguay capital of Asuncion, after a group of representatives tried to form a parallel Seante that would give President Horacio Cartes the right to seek re-election.

21 out 26 journalists released after months of pre-trial detention

21 out 26 journalists released after months of pre-trial detention

In one the most important press freedom cases in Turkey, 21 out of 26 journalists who have been in pre-trial detention for eight months were released pending trial on Friday.

EU leaders react as UK officially triggers Brexit

EU leaders react as UK officially triggers Brexit

EU leaders are responding after UK Prime Minister Theresa May officially triggered the Brexit process.

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