Rebel-held south Syria hit by heaviest strikes yet

Rebel-held south Syria hit by heaviest strikes yet

The Syrian government and its Russian ally pounded rebel-held areas of the southern province of Daraa on Thursday with the heaviest air strikes of a two-week-old offensive, an AFP correspondent and a monitor reported.

EU strikes deal forcing Netflix, Amazon to fund European content

EU strikes deal forcing Netflix, Amazon to fund European content

EU lawmakers and member states on Thursday struck a preliminary deal that will allow countries to force online streaming services including Netflix and Amazon's video service ...

Hundreds of flights cancelled in Germany as airports hit by public sector strikes

Hundreds of flights cancelled in Germany as airports hit by public sector strikes

Thousands of passengers at four German airports, including the biggest hub Frankfurt, were stranded on Tuesday as ground staff and other public sector workers staged walkouts across the country ...

Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes off Papua New Guinea, no tsunami threat

Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes off Papua New Guinea, no tsunami threat

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck off the northeast coast of an island of the Pacific Ocean nation of Papua New Guinea on Saturday, officials said, but the tremor posed no tsunami threat to the region.

Strikes on east Syria's last IS pocket kill 25 civilians

Strikes on east Syria's last IS pocket kill 25 civilians

Air strikes on the last pocket of Islamic State in eastern Syria have killed at least 25 civilians, including seven children, a monitor said on Monday.

Dozens killed in fresh Yemen air strikes, clashes

Dozens killed in fresh Yemen air strikes, clashes

Fresh air strikes and clashes in Yemen have killed over 60 fighters as Saudi-backed pro-government forces push an offensive against Houthi rebels, security and medical sources said Monday.

Warplanes carry out three strikes on Libya's Derna

Warplanes carry out three strikes on Libya's Derna

Warplanes launched three air strikes on the Libyan city of Derna on Monday, a witness said, days after Egypt attacked camps there, saying it was targetting militants responsible for killing Egyptian Christians.

Lufthansa, pilots agree to mediated talks on pay dispute

Lufthansa, pilots agree to mediated talks on pay dispute

Lufthansa and German pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit have agreed to mediated talks to resolve a row over contracts dating back to 2012, the two parties said on Friday.

Iran says Russian use of air base for Syria strikes over ‘for now’

Iran says Russian use of air base for Syria strikes over ‘for now’

Russia has stopped using an Iranian air base for strikes in Syria, Iran's foreign ministry announced on Monday, bringing an abrupt halt to an unprecedented deployment that was criticised ...

France floods and strikes cast pall over Euro 2016

France floods and strikes cast pall over Euro 2016

Flood damage, strikes and terror fears are the ingredients of a malaise gripping France five days before the Euro football tournament.

France hit by rail strike, demo by weary police

France hit by rail strike, demo by weary police

Strikes by French railway and port workers halved train services and prompted cancellation of ferry links to Britain on Wednesday as labour unions sought to force ...

Deadly air strikes kill 44 in Syria markets

Deadly air strikes kill 44 in Syria markets

Suspected government air strikes killed at least 44 civilians at markets in northwestern Syria yesterday