Russia targets Turkish economy over downed warplane

2015-11-27 11:02

Russia has vowed to carry out broad retaliatory measures against Turkey's economy to avenge the downing of one of its warplanes as Moscow and Ankara traded furious verbal volleys.

2 men arrested in Berlin suspected of preparing 'serious act of violence'

2015-11-27 08:15

Berlin police said they carried out two raids targeting Islamists Thursday and arrested two men suspected of preparing to carry out "a serious act of violence representing a danger for the state."

Turkey releases recording of warnings to Russian plane

2015-11-26 18:11

Turkey has released audio recordings of what it says are the Turkish military's warnings to the pilot of the Russian plane that was shot down at the border with Syria.

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.


2 Turkish journalists jailed over Syria smuggling reports

2015-11-27 08:50

In new blow to media freedoms in Turkey, a court has ordered two prominent opposition journalists jailed pending trial over charges of willingly aiding an armed group and of espionage for revealing state secrets for their reports on alleged arms smuggling to Syria.

Tunisian leaders urged to rethink anti-jihad strategy

2015-11-26 21:36

Tunisia's leaders are facing calls to rethink their strategy in the fight against extremism following a suicide bombing by ISIS of a busload of presidential guards.

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.

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