Pro-Russian rebels stationed in the eastern Ukrainian city of Gorlivka, Donetsk region, launch missiles from Grad launch vehicles on Saturday. Ukrainian troops pulled out of the hotspot eastern town of Debaltseve after it was stormed by pro-Russian rebels in what the EU said was a "clear violation" of an internationally-backed truce. (AFP PHOTO / ANDREY BORODULIN)
ZAGREB: Croats were voting for a new head of state on Sunday but none of the four candidates for the largely ceremonial post in the European Union’s newest member seemed likely to win outright.
PARIS: Heavy snowfall brought both chaos and joy across Europe, with some 15,000 people stranded overnight Sunday in the French Alps while skiers revelled in the fresh powder blanketing slopes.
JAKARTA, Indonesia: An astonishingly tragic year for air travel in Southeast Asia turned worse Sunday when an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people disappeared over stormy Indonesian waters, with no wo
NEW YORK: Rescue crews are searching Indonesian waters for AirAsia Indonesia Flight 8501, which disappeared Sunday with 162 passengers and crew onboard.
ATHENS, Greece: A ferry carrying about 470 people caught fire off the Greek island of Corfu early Sunday, trapping passengers on the top decks as gale-force winds and choppy seas hampered the evacuati
JAKARTA, Indonesia: A massive sea search was underway for an AirAsia plane that disappeared Sunday while flying from Indonesia to Singapore with 162 people on board through airspace possibly thick
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s main Muslim party has quit the government and pledged support to the opposition in a move seen as the biggest setback yet to Pr
KABUL: NATO will hold a ceremony in Kabul later Sunday formally ending its war in Afghanistan, officials said, after 13 years of conflict that have left the country in the grip of worsening insurgent
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka: Twenty-four people have been killed and eight others are missing due to floods and mudslides caused by incessant rain around Sri Lanka over the past week, officials said Sunday.
ATHENS, Greece: A ferry carrying 466 people caught fire in gale-force winds off the Greek island of Corfu early Sunday, forcing authorities to order an evacuation.
© Copyright of Arab News 2015