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MH17: Ukraine had reason to close airspace before crash, investigators say
(CNN) Ukrainian authorities had "sufficient reason" to close the airspace over conflict-stricken eastern Ukraine before the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, according to the findings of a Dutch investigation into the crash. The Boeing 777 was ...
Dutch report: Buk missile downed MH17 in Ukraine
Russian-made missile system downed Malaysian jet over Ukraine, probe concludes
Ukraine calls for criminal investigation after report finds Russian missile ...
New York Times
4 Attacks by Palestinians Leave 3 Dead in Israel
New York Times
JERUSALEM — Four attacks by Palestinians in Jerusalem and a city 40 miles away killed three Israeli Jews and wounded at least a dozen others in two hours on Tuesday morning, the police said, the most intense eruption so far in two weeks of escalating ...
Palestinian 'Day of Rage' attacks kill three: Israeli police
Palestinians kill 3 Israelis as violence mounts in 'day of rage'
New security measures considered amid continuing violence in Israel
Syrian rebels fortify frontline with anti-tank missiles
BEIRUT Syrian insurgents are deploying extensive supplies of anti-tank missiles provided by their foreign backers to counter ground attacks by the Syrian army and its allies, backed by heavy Russian air strikes, rebel commanders said on Tuesday. Two ...
Mortar Shells Strike Near Russian Embassy in Syria
Al-Qaeda in Syria calls for revenge attacks on Russia
Rocket Attack Hits Russian Embassy in Syrian Capital
A 74-year-old British man faces 350 lashes for having wine in Saudi Arabia
Karl Andree is a 74-year-old British grandfather. For the past 25 years, he has lived in Saudi Arabia, working with local oil companies. According to his children, he was quite happy there, even when his wife, Verity, was forced to return to Britain to ...
David Cameron to Seek Release of Grandfather Facing 350 Lashes in Saudi Arabia
U.K. Drops Saudi Prison Deal After Reported Cabinet Rift
British PM criticizes Saudi plan to flog Briton over wine
Iran parliament approves nuclear deal bill in victory for Rouhani
DUBAI Iran's conservative-dominated parliament passed a bill on Tuesday approving its nuclear deal with world powers, signaling victory for the government over hardline opponents who worry the accord opens a door to wider rapprochement with the West.
An Iran Deal Milestone That Tehran Wants To Play Down
Iranian lawmakers OK nuclear accord with six world powers
Iran Lawmakers Vote to Implement Nuclear Deal
Only a Truly New Turkey Can Shed Light on the Ankara Massacre
The day after the massacre in Ankara, in which on Sunday at least 97 people were killed and hundreds injured, twelve-year-old Helin Hasret Şen died. According to her father, she went out to get bread from a bakery shop close to their house and was shot ...
Am I Safe in Turkey?
Turkey says Kurdish PKK's cease-fire not enough to end violence
Turkey Says PKK's Cease-Fire Not Enough to End Violence
Myanmar says election to be held as planned despite flooding
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar — Myanmar's general election will go ahead as planned on Nov. 8 despite a proposed delay because of recent landslides and flooding, the election commission said Tuesday. Union Election Commission Chairman Tin Aye had ...
Myanmar to hold landmark vote as planned on Nov.8 - state TV
Myanmar authorities seek to delay election due to flooding
Vote to go ahead after day of confusion
Turkey warns US, Russia against backing Kurdish militia in Syria
ANKARA Turkey has warned the United States and Russia it will not tolerate Kurdish territorial gains by Kurdish militia close to its frontiers in north-western Syria, two senior officials said. "This is clear cut for us and there is no joking about it ...
Syrian Kurds Accused of Human Rights Abuses Against Arabs
Report: US-backed Kurdish rebels may have committed war crimes in Syria
Kurds, Arabs form joint military force to combat ISIS in Syria
EU applauds calm in Guinea vote, calls for transparency
CONAKRY, Guinea — The European Union's observer mission in Guinea commended voters for their enthusiasm and peaceful conduct during presidential elections and called for transparency as the electoral commission finalizes the results of the first round ...
'Don't take Guinea election row onto streets' warns EU
Guinea election: Poll valid but disorganised - EU monitors
Guinea's Opposition Calls for Fresh Elections
Labour civil war as John McDonnell admits 'I changed my mind on budget surplus'
... • Labour MPs fury at U-turn on backing surplus • John McDonnell, shadow chancellor, backtracks • Diane Abbott insists Labour cannot support "gimmicky" surplus • Labour MPs prepared to rebel at crucial vote tomorrow ...
John McDonnell: I've changed tactics, not policy on economy
McDonnell says fiscal charter U-turn due to meeting Redcar families