Italy warns Mediterranean migrant rescues may end

Italian Interior Minister Angelino Alfano has warned that a naval operation to rescue migrants in the Mediterranean Sea may have to come to an end without EU...

Egypt to release Al-Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy

Abdullah Elshamy was detained last August and has not been charged with any crime. Egypt's public prosecutor has ordered the release of al-Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy on medical...

Ukraine crisis: Russia halts gas supplies to Kiev

Ukraine says Russia has cut off all gas supplies, in a major escalation of a dispute between the two nations. "Gas supplies to Ukraine have been reduced to...