UK - FRANCE
France urges UK to join fight against IS group in SyriaIn the wake of the November 13 Paris attacks, France’s defence minister has publicly appealed to British MPs to vote in favour of the UK joining French air strikes on Islamic…
Two arrested in Berlin over planned ‘serious act of violence’German police Thursday detained two men suspected of planning “a serious act of violence representing a danger for the state” in a series of anti-terror raids in Berlin.
African Union hosts summit on ending child marriageThe African Union launched its first-ever African Girl’s Summit on Ending Child Marriage on Thursday in Lusaka, Zambia, a two-day gathering that unites diplomats, UN officials…
FRANCE - RUSSIA
Russia to back France against ‘mutual enemy’ IS groupFrench President Francois Hollande said Thursday after talks in Moscow with President Vladimir Putin that Russia and France would intensify the exchange of intelligence…
‘Putin has not returned my call’, Erdogan tells FRANCE 24Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in an exclusive interview Thursday with FRANCE 24, said his country “does not want tensions with Russia” after Turkish planes downed a…
Belgium lowers security alert level in BrusselsBelgium lowered the security threat level in Brussels on Thursday after nearly a week on maximum alert following the Islamic State attacks in Paris, a government minister said.
FRANCE - RUSSIA
Hollande to press for anti-IS coalition on Russia tripFrench President Francois Hollande was due in Moscow on Thursday for talks with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, as part of his whirlwind tour to forge a broader coalition against the…
RUSSIA - TURKEY
In downing Russian plane, Turkey calls Putin's bluffBy shooting down a Russian warplane, Turkey caught Russian President Vladimir Putin, whom many regard as a master tactician, off guard.
RUSSIA - TURKEY
Russia accuses Turkey of ‘provocation’ in downing jetRussia on Wednesday accused Turkey of a "planned provocation" in downing one of its planes on the Syrian border, killing one pilot, amid fears the incident could escalate into a…
FRANCE - UK
Daily Mail sparks French fury with Paris attacks videoBritish tabloid the Daily Mail has said there was “nothing controversial” about a shocking video it published of the Paris attacks that it has been accused of paying €50,000 to…
Brussels slowly reopens despite ongoing terrorist alertBrussels schools and the metro system began to reopen gradually on Wednesday as hundreds of additional police and soldiers were mobilised in a capital that remains on high alert.
Suicide vest found in Paris raises possible link to suspectA street cleaner in a Paris suburb found an explosive vest similar to those used in the Paris attacks on Monday near where a suspect's mobile phone had been found.
EU invites Turkey to talks on migration, bilateral tiesTurkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will attend an extraordinary summit with EU leaders next week to improve bilateral ties and tackle the migrant crisis, his office announced…
Belgians tweet cat pictures for #BrusselsLockdownWhen Belgian police requested social media silence during a series of anti-terrorism raids on Sunday, they might have expected a catty response from the Internet.