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Portugal readies for general election as 21 parties field candidates

Portugal readies for general election as 21 parties field candidates

August 27, 2015 - 17:09 AMT  13:09 GMT
Recent polls indicate the governing coalition and the Socialists are neck-and-neck, raising the prospect of a minority government.
Online IS recruitment hacker reportedly killed in U.S. airstrike

Online IS recruitment hacker reportedly killed in U.S. airstrike

August 27, 2015 - 16:17 AMT  12:17 GMT
Hussain is believed to have aided IS in obtaining the passwords of the U.S. Central Command’s Twitter and YouTube accounts.
IS militants seize new territory near Turkish border

IS militants seize new territory near Turkish border

August 27, 2015 - 13:17 AMT  09:17 GMT
IS escalated attacks against rebels in Aleppo countryside since Turkey announced plans to drive the group from the area.
Merkel, Balkan leaders gathering in Vienna to discuss migrant crisis

Merkel, Balkan leaders gathering in Vienna to discuss migrant crisis

August 27, 2015 - 13:05 AMT  09:05 GMT
Rescuers found 55 more corpses on stricken boats in the Mediterranean, adding to a toll of more than 2,300 people.
EU to start accession talks with Serbia ‘very soon’: commissioner

EU to start accession talks with Serbia ‘very soon’: commissioner

August 27, 2015 - 12:45 AMT  08:45 GMT
"The atmosphere is such that we should very soon start official accession talks with Serbia," Johannes Hahn said.
U.S. special envoy to visit Moscow, Riyadh for talks on Syria crisis

U.S. special envoy to visit Moscow, Riyadh for talks on Syria crisis

August 27, 2015 - 11:58 AMT  07:58 GMT
Michael Ratney has previously worked for the State Department in Jerusalem, Doha, and other cities in the Middle East.
Egypt launches English blog to tackle ‘inaccurate foreign media reports’

Egypt launches English blog to tackle ‘inaccurate foreign media reports’

August 27, 2015 - 11:45 AMT  07:45 GMT
The aim is “to provide a more objective narrative of events in Egypt for those who seek more than just the partial truth.”
NASA: sea levels worldwide rose 8cm since 1992

NASA: sea levels worldwide rose 8cm since 1992

August 27, 2015 - 09:49 AMT  05:49 GMT
In 2013, a United Nations panel predicted sea levels would rise from between 0.3 and 0.9 meters by the end of the century.
Australia seeks to deepen security alliance with U.S.

Australia seeks to deepen security alliance with U.S.

August 27, 2015 - 09:35 AMT  05:35 GMT
"But growth in the region will be uneven and competition to exert more influence could generate instability," Andrews said.
Arab League delays meeting on joint military force formation

Arab League delays meeting on joint military force formation

August 26, 2015 - 17:39 AMT  13:39 GMT
Defense ministers of member states would run the force, with a two-thirds majority required to make decisions.
Two American journalists shot dead during live TV report

Two American journalists shot dead during live TV report

August 26, 2015 - 17:27 AMT  13:27 GMT
WDBJ7 TV reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, were killed during an interview in Moneta.
Russia, NATO must agree common rules to avoid risk of war: ex-ministers

Russia, NATO must agree common rules to avoid risk of war: ex-ministers

August 26, 2015 - 15:18 AMT  11:18 GMT
The report said an "action-reaction cycle" was now under way between NATO and Russia that could be hard to stop.
Polls: Turkey’s AKP to fall short of votes to form single-party govt.

Polls: Turkey’s AKP to fall short of votes to form single-party govt.

August 26, 2015 - 13:33 AMT  09:33 GMT
According to Metropoll’s latest survey, the AKP stands at 41.7 percent of the votes, up from 40.9 percent in the June 7 election.
Kurdish forces attack IS insurgents in Iraq’s northern province

Kurdish forces attack IS insurgents in Iraq’s northern province

August 26, 2015 - 12:52 AMT  08:52 GMT
The front line between the regional Kurdish peshmerga forces and Islamic State in northern Iraq has hardly budged for months.
Assad says confident of support from Iran, Russia

Assad says confident of support from Iran, Russia

August 26, 2015 - 12:35 AMT  08:35 GMT
A fresh push is under way to resolve Syria's conflict, leading to speculation Assad could be forced out to reach a settlement.
Hungary mulls using army to tackle migrant crisis

Hungary mulls using army to tackle migrant crisis

August 26, 2015 - 11:29 AMT  07:29 GMT
Kovacs said any decision to use the army must be based on a decision by parliament, which would discuss the issue next week.
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