Antoine Lambroschini

What you need to know about the EU-Belarus migrant crisis

Here is what you need to know about the crisis that has seen thousands of migrants trapped in dire conditions on the Belarus-Poland border

‘Milestone’ election for Tunisia

Despite fears over extremist attacks, Tunisia's first parliamentary election since its 2011 revolution passed without major incident.

Tunisia increases security as Salafists vow to defy ban

Forces have been deployed after Salafist movement Ansar al-Sharia called on hardline supporters to defy a government ban on its annual congress.

Gaddafi says West after Libya’s oil as rebels pounded

Muammar Gaddafi accused the West on Wednesday of wanting to seize Libya's oil and warned that a no-fly zone would backfire.

Gaddafi warns of bloodbath if West intervenes

Muammar Gaddafi has warned "thousands" would die if the West launched a military intervention in Libya.

Kyrgyz leader says 2 000 may be dead in ethnic clashes

Kyrgyzstan's acting leader admitted the death toll from ethnic clashes is probably 2 000 -- 10 times the current estimate.

Aid trickles in for ‘immense crisis’ in Kyrgyzstan

Foreign aid deliveries trickled in on Thursday for tens of thousands displaced by the ethnic clashes in Kyrgyzstan.

Putin vows to ‘punish the criminals’ after Russia attacks

Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up on packed metro trains in Moscow's morning rush hour on Monday, killing at least 38 people.

Quartet tells Israel to halt settlement activity

The Quartet for the Middle East has urged Israel to stop building settlements and set a target for deal with the Palestinians within two years.

Climbers uncover towering Kyrgyzstan’s striking secrets

From experienced mountaineers to casual hikers, foreign tourists are discovering the spectacular mountains of Kyrgyzstan, a small Central Asian republic as yet untouched by mass tourism. Top of the list for visiting climbers is the town of Karakol, in the east of this former Soviet republic, half of which is more than 3 000m above sea level.

Kazakhstan offers the world its first would-be blockbuster

Complete with epic battles, fancy camerawork and breath-taking stunts, "Nomad" could be the latest, blood-drenched historical blockbuster coming to a cinema near you... from Kazakhstan. In its bid to take on Hollywood, the film from the ex-Soviet Central Asian state boasts international stars, spectacular crowd scenes and a $33-million production budget.

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