Egypt’s interior minister Magdy Abdel Ghaffar  rejects charges of Egyptian security force involvement in the case of Italian Giulio Regeni, who was found dead bearing signs of torture after disappearing in Cairo last month. Photograph:  Mostafa Abulezz/AFP/Getty Images

Italy demanded on Monday that Egypt catch and punish those responsible for the death of a student found tortured by a roadside in Cairo, and the Egyp(...)

 Paulo Pinheiro (left), chairperson of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria, and  Carla del Ponte (right), member of the Commission of Inquiry on Syria, arrive for a press conference on the report, Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Deaths in Detention in the Syrian Arab Republic,  at the European headquarters of the UN in Geneva, Switzerland. Photograph: Salvatore Di Nolfi/EPA

(...)-level and middle-level perpetrators because they are foreign fighters, not high-ranking.” The Nusra Front(...)

Syrian families  waiting to go back to Syria at the Turkish Cilvegozu crossing gate, in the southern Turkish province of Hatay, on Monday.  Thousands of Syrians were braving cold and rain at the Turkish border after fleeing a Russian-backed regime offensive on Aleppo. Photograph: Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images

The Syrian army advanced towards the Turkish border on Monday in a major offensive backed by Russia and Iran that rebels say now threatens the future(...)

Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu and German chancellor Angela Merkel   at a meeting in Ankara. Photogrraph: Adem Altanadem Altan/AFP/Getty Images

German chancellor Angela Merkel criticised Russia on Monday for bombings in Syria that have forced tens of thousands of civilians to flee, suggesting (...)

Volunteers wait for the arrival of refugee and migrant boats  on a beach on the Greek island of Lesbos. The International Organisation for Migration says 374 migrants have died so far this year while trying to reach Greece.  Photograph: Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters

At least 27 refugees, including 11 children, drowned after a boat trying to reach the Greek island of Lesbos capsized two miles off the Turkish coast (...)

Syrians fleeing the northern embattled city of Aleppo wait for tents in Bab-Al Salam, near the Turkish border crossing. Photograph: Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images

Derek O’Rourke, security adviser for the Middle East for the aid agency Goal, which runs the largest(...)

Syrians fleeing the northern  city of Aleppo wait  in Bab Al-Salam, near the city of Azaz, northern Syria, near the Turkish border crossing. Photograph: Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images

Turkey is under pressure to admit 40,000 Syrians who have been camped on the border between the two countries after fleeing the biggest Syrian governm(...)

A family rides a motorbike as Syrians flee the northern embattled city of Aleppo on Saturday. Photograph: Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images

Tens of thousands of Syrians sought refuge in Turkey on Saturday, while those who have already made the crossing waited and worried about the fate of(...)

Syrians fleeing the northern embattled city of Aleppo wait in Bab-Al Salama, next to the city of Azaz, northern Syria, near the Turkish crossing gate.  Photograph:   Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images

Thousands of Syrians have fled towards the Turkish border to escape a Russian-backed military offensive by president Bashar al-Assad’s forces on Syria(...)

LinkedIn was down close to 45 per cent at $106.03 after plunging as low as $102, wiping out about $11 billion of market value

(...) recruiters and job seekers, is now facing pressure in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific due to(...)