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Police officers frisk a man on the Champs Elysees in Paris after the deadly shooting. (AFP)
April 21, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Daesh "the Islamic State extremist organization" claimed responsibility for the shooting death of a French policeman on Paris' Champs-Elysees on Thursday, three days before the first round of the country's presidential election.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a meeting in Ankara, February 2 2017. (AFP/Adam Altan)
March 28, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Following tensions between the two countries, voting has begun for Turks living in Germany in a referendum on whether to hand the President Tayyip Erdogan new powers.
Bangladesh police inspect the crime scene as an attacker was killed in front of a police box at the entrance to Dhaka’s international airport on March 24, 2017. (AFP)
March 26, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
Daesh, the "Islamic State" militant group has claimed responsibility for bomb blasts near a suspected militant hideout in Bangladesh that killed six people and wounded dozens.
The United Nations special envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed (AFP)
March 19, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen conducted a four-day visit to Europa during which he urged governments and the international community to promote a political settlement to the conflict and provide urgent humanitarian support.
The Arab League meeting over Syria. (AFP/Mohamed Hossam)
March 18, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The Arab League hosted a meeting on Saturday to discuss the raging conflict in conflict-ridden Libya.
US President Donald Trump speaks during the Friends of Ireland Luncheon for the visit of Taoiseach of Ireland Enda Kenny at the US Capitol on March 16, 2017. (AFP/Saul Loeb)
March 18, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The Trump administration on Friday appealed a Maryland court's block of its revised travel ban, aiming to reinstate the temporary halt to immigrants and visitor arrivals from six majority Muslim countries.
Bahraini protesters run for cover from tear gas during clashes with police in the village of Sitra, south of the capital Manama, on January 29, 2016. (AFP)
March 18, 2017 - 10:07 GMT
Bahraini police have clashed with the thousands of demonstrators who had turned out for the funeral procession of an activist who died in regime custody.
This image shows displaced residents of western Mosul fleeing their neighborhood on March 15, 2017, as Iraqi forces continue to advance in the embattled city against Daesh occupiers. (AFP)
March 18, 2017 - 09:16 GMT
UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Iraq Lise Grande has warned the UN would not have enough resources to confront a mass exodus from west Mosul.
Morocco's Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane, October 22, 2016. (AFP)
March 17, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
In a highly unusual move, Morocco's king ousted the designated prime minister in an effort to settle a five-month deadlock over forming a new government.
Vendors hunt for goods from under the rubble of their shops following an air strike by the Saudi-led coalition on the Yemeni capital Sanaa on 20 July 2015 (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
March 16, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
A leading human rights group has called on the United States not to approve pending weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, warning that such sales could implicate Washington in war crimes.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry meets with Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, March 6, 2017. (NATO)
March 16, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has issued a presidential decree establishing a diplomatic mission to NATO.
US President Donald Trump waves after he spoke at former president Andrew Jackson's Hermitage in Nashville, Tennessee on March 15, 2017. (AFP/Nicholas Kamm)
March 16, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
US President Donald Trump pledged to fight the ruling, which he called 'an unprecedented judicial overreach.'
US President Donald Trump and Saudi Deputy Crown Prince And Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman Speak to the media in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC, on March 14, 2017. (AFP/Nicholas Kamm)
March 15, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
US President Donald Trump hosted Saudi Arabia's powerful Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman al-Saud at the White House Tuesday, for talks expected to focus on the economy and rolling back Iranian influence in the Middle East.
Turkish European Union Affairs Minister Omer Celik addresses ongoing tensions between the EU and Turkey over refugee deal. (AFP/File)
March 15, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Turkish European Union Affairs Minister Omer Celik says time has come for the Ankara government to reassess its controversial refugee deal with the 28-nation bloc.
The European Court of Justice has ruled that employers are allowed to ban religious headscarfs at the workplace under certain circumstances. (Shutterstock)
March 14, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The ECJ ruling refers to the Belgian case of Samira Achbita, a Muslim, who was employed as a receptionist by security company G4S in February 2003.
All three groups already had ties to al-Qaeda, and were involved in an onslaught that saw northern Mali fall out of government control for nearly a year from spring 2012. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The new movement will operate under the name the Group to Support Islam and Muslims, and will be led by Ansar Dine's Iyag Ag Ghaly, ANI said, adding that it had received the video on Wednesday.