Muslim woman forced off plane as Islamophobia rises

2015-11-26 11:39

Being told to get off plane in front of passengers was 'humiliating', says Kameelah Rasheed, who alleges discrimination.

Turkey's actions looks like planned provocation - Lavrov

2015-11-25 14:24

Russia's foreign minister says the downing of its fighter jet by Turkey appeared to be a 'planned provocation' as the incident heightened tensions between Moscow and Ankara.

Putin says 2nd pilot rescued, now safe

2015-11-25 13:00

Russian President Vladimir Putin says a second pilot from a Russian warplane that was shot down by Turkey near the Syrian border has been rescued.

Russia: 1 of the downed pilots is being held by Syria

2015-11-25 11:20

Russia's ambassador to France says a Russian military pilot shot down over Turkey is in the hands of the Syrian army.

Expert: 20% of ISIS converts were Christian

2015-11-25 09:35

A terrorism expert says about 20% of the recruits to the ISIS extremist group are Christian families and three-quarters of those who become foreign fighters for militant groups do it through their friends.

Turkey stabbed Russia in the back - Putin

2015-11-25 07:43

Turkey shot down a Russian war plane on the Syrian border on Tuesday, sending tensions spiralling as Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Ankara its 'stab in the back' would have serious consequences.

Downing of Russian warplane is a very serious incident - Kremlin

2015-11-24 14:28

Russia has condemned the downing of a warplane on the Turkish-Syrian border but refused to comment further after Ankara said it had shot down the plane.

Russian pilot captured by militants after plane shot down

2015-11-24 12:38

One of the pilots from a Russian jet reportedly shot down by Turkish forces near the Syrian border has been captured by rebels, a Syrian rebel official says.

Discarded suicide belt found in France as Brussels alert continues

2015-11-24 06:09

French authorities have confirmed that an explosive suicide belt has been found in a rubbish bin south of Paris, while the Belgian government has ordered the highest security alert for a week.

Chemical attacks 'becoming routine' in Syria - US envoy

2015-11-23 21:25

Chemical weapon use is 'becoming routine' in Syria's civil war, a US envoy says.


Belgium believed attack was imminent on Sunday

2015-11-25 14:45

Belgian government minister says that the security forces staged a series of raids late on Sunday to avoid an imminent attack in Brussels.

Brussels schools and metro reopen despite terror alert

2015-11-25 13:10

Brussels has struggled to return to normal after 4 days on maximum terror alert, with schools and the metro reopening despite two suspects from the Paris attacks still being at large.

Turkey has no wish to raise tensions

2015-11-25 11:50

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country does not wish to escalate tensions with Russia over the downing of the plane.

Russia suspends military co-operation with Turkey

2015-11-25 10:08

Russia's defence ministry has announced suspension of military co-operation with Turkey and Sergey Lavrov, foreign minister, has cancelled a planned trip to Turkey following the downing of a Russian warplane near the Turkey-Syria border.

UN calls for urgent measures between Russia and Turkey

2015-11-25 09:07

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for urgent measures to de-escalate tensions after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter plane on the Syrian border.

WATCH: Russian journalists injured in Syria after missile lands near their car

2015-11-24 14:58

The Russian Defence Ministry says three Russian journalists have been injured while traveling to front-line positions in Syria.

VIDEO: Russian pilot shot while trying to reach government-held territory

2015-11-24 13:36

A Russian fighter jet crew member shot down over northern Syria was hit by rebel fire as he tried to guide his parachute towards government-held territory, the rebel group that claims his killing says.

Turkey warned Russia 10 times before they shot down the plane

2015-11-24 11:41

Turkey confirmed that it shot down a Russian warplane, claiming it had violated Turkish airspace and ignored repeated warnings. Russia denied that the plane crossed the Syrian border into Turkish skies.

Belmokhtar, 'The Uncatchable' desert jihadist

2015-11-23 21:26

Wily one-eyed Mokhtar Belmokhtar, whose jihadists have claimed an assault on a luxury Mali hotel, shot to global notoriety with a spectacular assault on an Algerian gas field two years ago, but had long been known as "The Uncatchable".

Scheepers debugged my phone, but did not spy for me - Zille

2015-11-23 19:22

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille says she only saw provincial crime intelligence police officer Paul Scheepers once, when he was debugging her phone, and did not discuss spying on the ANC with him.

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