British Library rejects Taliban trove fearing terror laws

Paris - Academics have criticised the British government for creating a "climate of fear" after the national library declined to store the world's biggest...

Elections: Turkey PM battles to emulate Erdogan success

For Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, failure in the legislative elections on June 7 is simply not an option.He took over as prime minister...

2016: World welcomes New Year despite terror fears

New York - Millions welcomed in the New Year with Champagne and cheers Friday, although tightened security put a damper on festivities in Europe...

Turkey facing turbulence after Erdogan poll blow

Turkey on Monday entered a new period of political and financial turbulence after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party lost its absolute majority in...
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Paring debts, LafargeHolcim agrees to sell India op

Paris (AFP) - Swiss construction giant LafargeHolcim, the world's largest cement maker, said on Monday it had agreed to sell its Indian operation to...

Green-minded Paris Air Show takes off

The world's leading air show opens Monday near the French capital with a special focus on green issues alongside the usual sales war between...

India must halt court case on Italy marine shooting: UN court

Berlin - A UN tribunal on Monday ordered India to halt court proceedings against two Italian marines pending a ruling by the international body...