John McDonnell says Labour MPs should be allowed a free vote on taking military action against Islamic State in Syria, after reports that some of his colleagues might quit if forced to vote against bombing.
PARIS If you're not a hunter or a target shooter, it's nearly impossible to buy a gun legally in France. But the country's strict gun control laws are not enough to keep deadly weapons out of the hands of Islamist militants.
Clark Airfield, PHILIPPINES Philippine President Benigno Aquino has approved the purchase of 44 billion pesos ($932.74 million) worth of military equipment to help boost maritime security capability as tensions simmer in the South China Sea, a senior defence official said on Saturday.
Herve Falciani, an ex-employee of HSBC's Geneva private bank who leaked information on clients and their tax situation, has been sentenced to five years in prison for aggravated industrial espionage, the bank said on Friday.
ISTANBUL/MOSCOW Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan warned Russia on Friday not to "play with fire", citing reports Turkish businessmen had been detained in Russia, while Moscow said it would suspend visa-free travel with Turkey. | Video
A New York-based investment adviser filed a class action lawsuit against Barclays Plc on Friday alleging that rigged foreign exchange trading practices at the bank caused "significant damages" to its trading partners.
BRUSSELS/ANKARA European and Turkish officials are working to smooth out their remaining differences on an agreement to help stem flows of migrants to Europe, which they hope will be signed on Sunday by European Union leaders and Turkey's prime minister.
The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs releases a photograph of the police officer killed during a siege at an abortion clinic. Rough cut ( no reporter narration).
Britain's cuts to renewable energy subsidies and abandonment of its carbon capture and storage scheme are likely to diminish the country's influence at the global climate talks in Paris. Full Article
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