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Tunisian security forces in deadly home raid

Six people have been killed after Tunisian security forces stormed a house in Oued Ellil where armed men and women along with children were hiding, the interior ministry has said. At least five women and one man were killed in the raid while … Continue reading

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Video of Canada parliament attack released

Canadian police have released new videos showing the moments before the deadly attack on the country’s parliament in Ottawa, saying that the slain suspect is likely to have acted alone. Authorities also said on Thursday that they believed 32-year old … Continue reading

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New York City doctor infected with Ebola

A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned from West Africa recently has tested positive for Ebola at a New York City hospital, the city’s mayor confirmed. The doctor developed a fever and gastrointestinal symptoms, the New York City Department … Continue reading

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Kurdish fighters regain ground in Kobane

Kurdish fighters have retaken an area of open ground near Kobane that could prove essential if further airdrops are made. The hill to the west of the town was retaken overnight on Thursday with the help of an air strike, said … Continue reading

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Sweden calls off search for sub

24 October 2014 Last updated at 10:28 Swedish ships and planes have been searching waters off Stockholm for the past week The Swedish military has called off its week-long search for a suspected submarine in the sea south of Stockholm, … Continue reading

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Tunis ‘militant hideout’ stormed

24 October 2014 Last updated at 12:27 Tunisian security forces had surrounded the house since Thursday Tunisian security forces have stormed a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials said. One … Continue reading

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EU agrees to emergency budget talks

24 October 2014 Last updated at 12:19 The UK has said the cash demand is “unacceptable” EU finance finance ministers have agreed to David Cameron’s call for emergency talks after the UK was told it must pay an extra £1.7bn. … Continue reading

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Dozens monitored for Ebola in Mali

24 October 2014 Last updated at 12:06 Health workers have been checking people coming into Mali from Guinea Dozens of people are being monitored in Mali after the country confirmed its first case of Ebola. The patient is a two-year-old … Continue reading

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Ukraine rebels end ceasefire before polls

Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine’s eastern region of Donetsk have announced the end of a ceasefire, ending a period of relative calm as the country braces for parliamentary polls. Addressing reporters on Thursday, the prime minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s … Continue reading

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Turkey: 200 Peshmerga being sent to Kobane

The Turkish president has said he is expecting 200 Kurdish Peshmerga fighters will head from Iraq to the besieged Syrian town of Kobane through Turkey after authorities agreed their passage. Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that he had learned … Continue reading

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