Islamic State: Fresh fighting in key Syrian town of Kobane
Fierce fighting has erupted in the north of the Syrian town of Kobane, after two days of relative calm. Kurdish defenders were thought to have pushed back Islamic State (IS) militants trying to take over the town, including from this area. US-led forces carried out ...
Turkey to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters passage into Syrian city
Turkey says Iraqi Kurds can fight in Kobane. Could they make a difference? (+ ...
Turkey to Let Iraqi Kurds Cross to Syria to Fight ISIS
Total chief dies in Moscow air crash
Christophe de Margerie, chief executive of Total, died in the early hours of Tuesday morning when a private jet he was travelling in crashed near Moscow. According to Russian media reports, the landing gear on the light business jet hit a snow-clearing ...
Total's CEO dies in jet crash
Total oil company CEO dies in Moscow plane crash
Total CEO's plane crash seemingly 'obvious' but many issues to investigate ...
The Moscow Times
Solovakia, Germany discuss Russian gas, Ukraine
Bratislava, Oct 21 (IANS) Slovakia and Germany discussed the gas supplies from Russia and situation in Ukraine, as German chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in the country Monday. The gas supplies from Russia and situation in Ukraine were the main ...
In war-weary Donetsk, Ukraine, lives are in limbo
UPDATE 1-Hope and obstacles as Russia and Ukraine seek gas deal
Rights Group Cites Isolated Summary Executions in E. Ukraine
Former prime minister Gough Whitlam dead at 98
Sydney Morning Herald
2:42pm: Parliament is now standing for a minute's silence to remember Mr Whitlam. That brings the proceedings to a close. Upvotes:1 Downvotes:0. Copy Link. 2:39pm: And the last surviving former prime minister, John Howard, has also offered his thoughts:.
Gough Whitlam dies at 98; Australian prime minister was a reformist
Gough's great embrace
Gough Whitlam, Giant of Australian Politics, Dies at 98
Swedish hunt for Russian submarine sparked by interception of encrypted ...
It is like a scene from the Cold War: the sighting of a suspicious underwater object in the waters off Stockholm forces Swedish military forces to launch their largest search operation in decades. To add extra spice to the affair, a Swedish newspaper reports that ...
Maritime drama deepens as Sweden extends 'mystery submarine' search
Sub hunt sends Cold War shiver across Baltics
Open dialogue with Russia important over Baltic security: Finnish PM