Germany revises down 2015 immigrant estimate to 890,000

The number of migrants who entered Germany in 2015 has been revised down from 1.1 million to 890,000, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere says.

Azerbaijan passes referendum to extend leader's term, exit polls show

A referendum to boost the power of longtime Azerbaijani leader Ilham Aliyev passed Monday, including the extension of the presidential term from five years to seven and the ability to dissolve...

Serb referendum: 99.81 pct vote 'yes'; Bosniaks say data forged

The turnout in Sunday's referendum in the Bosnian Serb entity, Republika Srpska (RS) was 55.75% and 99.91% voted "yes", the RS commission implementing the referendum said on Monday.

Polish woman with radioactive material nabbed at Croatia border crossing

A Polish woman who was transporting radioactive isotope of radium -- radium-226 -- was arrested at the Karasovici border crossing between Croatia and Montenegro on Monday, the Croatian...

Turkey recalls ambassador to Austria for consultations

Turkey has recalled its ambassador to Austria for consultations amid a diplomatic spat between the two countries, Anadolu news agency reported Monday.

Three dead in shooting at Izola hospital in Slovenia

Three people were shot dead including the attacker in an unclarified shooting at the Izola general hospital in the Slovenian costal town of Izola on Monday afternoon. 

Fiji's elegant giants glide to rugby gold, first-ever Olympic medal

Fiji win their country's first-ever Olympic medal by thrashing Britain 43-7 in the gold medal match of the rugby sevens.

Islamic State claims deadly attack on Pakistan lawyers

The Islamic State militant group claims responsibility for an attack on Pakistani lawyers in Quetta that killed 66 people.

Suspected terrorist for several attacks across Turkey arrested while vacationing in Croatia

A 52-year old tourist from Germany of Kurdish origin, wanted by Interpol on suspicion of terrorism, was arrested in Kostanje, near the southern Croatian town of Omis, on Wednesday.

Suicide bomber pledged Islamic State allegiance in smartphone video

The suicide bomber who injured 15 people in southern Germany at the weekend vowed to commit a terrorist attack in Germany in footage found on his mobile phone, Bavaria's top security official said...

Turkey detains nephew of cleric Gulen

Turkey has detained the nephew of Fethullah Gulen, the US-based preacher the government blames for last week's failed coup attempt, state broadcaster TRT reports.

Deputy mayor in Istanbul shot in head, in critical state

The deputy mayor of Sisli, a district of Istanbul, has been shot and critically wounded, the Anadolu news agency reports.