PM Trudeau blames Trump for inciting Washington riot

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday accused President Donald Trump of having "incited" his supporters to storm the US Capitol on Wednesday. "We were...

Turkey ready to normalise relations with France: FM Cavusoglu

Turkey is ready to normalise relations with France despite continued bilateral tensions over several issues, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Thursday. He said he had...

France calls on Iran for immediate release South Korean tanker

France on Wednesday condemned Iran's seizure of a South Korean tanker in strategic Gulf waters and called for the vessel's immediate release. "This incident is...

Pakistan urges EU to seek immediate release of Asiya Andrabi

Pakistan has urged the European Union to seek immediate release of Asiya Andrabi, a Kashmiri human rights activist and political leader, imprisoned in the...

France confirms first case on its soil of British virus variant

France has confirmed the first case of a new coronavirus variant that recently emerged in Britain, its health ministry said. The new strain of the...

Israel condemns EU ritual slaughter ruling

The European Court of Justice ruled Thursday that authorities can order that animals be stunned before slaughter in a move decried by Israel and...

MPs urge UK to lead effort to replace Iran nuclear deal

UK lawmakers on Wednesday urged Britain to spearhead an international effort to replace the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, in a new report calling for...

EU should have ‘common sense’ towards Turkey: Erdogan

Turkey hopes to turn a "new page" with the EU, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday in the highest-level contact with a European official...

France says stance on radicalism distorted, not anti-Islam

France's foreign minister said during a visit to Doha on Thursday that his country's policies against extremism had been misrepresented and were not Islamophobic...

61% Nations put democracy or human rights under threat during pandemic

More than six in 10 countries around the world have adopted measures during the Covid-19 pandemic that threaten democracy or human rights, a report...

France pushes law against ‘pernicious ideology’ Islamist radicalism

The French government defended draft legislation clamping down on Islamist radicalism on Wednesday as a "law of freedom" after a torrent of criticism from...

US envoy airs concerns as France targets radical Islam

The US envoy on international religious freedom on Tuesday voiced concern about ally France, warning against "heavy-handed" measures as President Emmanuel Macron targets radical...