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Foreign ground troops to Syria would return home “in coffins” – FM

Foreign ground troops to Syria would return home “in coffins” – FM

February 6, 2016 - 17:58 AMT  13:58 GMT
"Any ground intervention in Syria, without the consent of the Syrian government, will be considered an aggression," Walid al-Moallem said.
Turkey pledges “to keep borders open” for Syrian refugees

Turkey pledges “to keep borders open” for Syrian refugees

February 6, 2016 - 17:50 AMT  13:50 GMT
EU reminded Cavusoglu of Ankara's international obligations and of the help Brussels was providing to help cope with the problem.
Finance Minister asks EU to pay Austria for additional refugees

Finance Minister asks EU to pay Austria for additional refugees

February 6, 2016 - 16:22 AMT  12:22 GMT
Austria and neighboring Germany threw open their borders last year to hundreds of thousands of people pouring into Europe.
North Korea moves rocket launch window to Feb 7-14, Seoul says

North Korea moves rocket launch window to Feb 7-14, Seoul says

February 6, 2016 - 15:36 AMT  11:36 GMT
The launch would be in defiance of repeated warnings by governments who suspect it is a banned test of ballistic missile technology.
Somali troops, AU recapture key Shebab-held port: army

Somali troops, AU recapture key Shebab-held port: army

February 6, 2016 - 15:16 AMT  11:16 GMT
"The Somali forces and AMISOM peacekeepers took Merka again and now the situation has returned to normal," an official said.
Afghan talks seek participation of “as many Taliban groups as possible”

Afghan talks seek participation of “as many Taliban groups as possible”

February 6, 2016 - 13:28 AMT  09:28 GMT
Taliban representatives have been notably absent during the process and analysts caution that any substantive talks are still a long way off.
China bans retired officials from practicing religion

China bans retired officials from practicing religion

February 6, 2016 - 13:15 AMT  09:15 GMT
China's constitution guarantees religious freedom, but in practice religious activities are tightly controlled.
Colombia links Zika virus to nerve disorder deaths

Colombia links Zika virus to nerve disorder deaths

February 6, 2016 - 13:03 AMT  09:03 GMT
Earlier, Brazilian scientists said they had detected for the first time active samples of Zika in urine and saliva.
Fierce clashes reported near Aleppo as thousands flee

Fierce clashes reported near Aleppo as thousands flee

February 6, 2016 - 12:52 AMT  08:52 GMT
In the past few days, the Syrian army backed by Russian air power has made a series of gains in Aleppo province.
Poland, Denmark back deal to keep Britain in EU

Poland, Denmark back deal to keep Britain in EU

February 6, 2016 - 11:20 AMT  07:20 GMT
Negotiators from all 28 EU countries meanwhile held a first discussion in Brussels of the package put forward by Donald Tusk.
Argentina offers $6.5bn cash deal to end $9bn debt battle

Argentina offers $6.5bn cash deal to end $9bn debt battle

February 6, 2016 - 10:37 AMT  06:37 GMT
"This is the first time Argentina makes a formal offer to the holdouts," said Argentina's government in a statement.
Powerful quake hits Taiwan, kills at least five

Powerful quake hits Taiwan, kills at least five

February 6, 2016 - 10:33 AMT  06:33 GMT
A powerful earthquake toppled a 17-story apartment building in southern Taiwan, killing at least five people, including a 10-day-old girl.
U.S., Japan, South Korea aim to track North’s rocket starting Feb 8

U.S., Japan, South Korea aim to track North’s rocket starting Feb 8

February 5, 2016 - 16:56 AMT  12:56 GMT
South Korea has said its Aegis destroyers, its Green Pine anti-ballistic missile radar and early warning and control aircraft Peace Eye are ready.
Somalia's Shebab group recaptures port from AU troops

Somalia's Shebab group recaptures port from AU troops

February 5, 2016 - 16:24 AMT  12:24 GMT
The historic port, some 100 kilometers south of the capital Mogadishu, was captured in August 2012 by African Union troops.
Pope Francis, Russia’s Kirill to address persecution of Christians

Pope Francis, Russia’s Kirill to address persecution of Christians

February 5, 2016 - 16:13 AMT  12:13 GMT
The meeting between Francis and Patriarch Kirill will be the first ever between the leaders of the Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches.
Syrian Kurdistan representative office to open in Moscow Feb 10

Syrian Kurdistan representative office to open in Moscow Feb 10

February 5, 2016 - 16:09 AMT  12:09 GMT
Russia’s Foreign Ministry earlier told TASS the opening of the Kurds’ representative office is not envisaged by the Russian legislation.
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