Migrants who were blocking the Eurotunnel ramp for trucks  are pushed back by policemen at Coquelles near Calais. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

Middle East and Africa. Nightly attempts by large groups of the estimated 5,000 migrants in Calais to(...)

An Orthodox Jewish assailant stabs participants at the annual gay pride parade in Jerusalem last Thursday, wounding six people. Photograph: Kobi Schutz/Reuters

An Israeli teenager today died of stab wounds sustained when an ultra-Orthodox man with a knife attacked a Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem three days ag(...)

The site of the bombing on Sunday, August 2nd. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants killed two soldiers and wounded 31 in a suicide attack overnight in eastern Turkey, the army said on Sunday, a(...)

A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot during clashes with Israeli security forces on July 31 near the Jalazoun Palestinian refugee camp. Photograph: Abbas Momaniabbas/AFP

A Palestinian youth died on Saturday at a West Bank hospital following a clash with Israeli troops near Ramallah, Palestinian hospital officials said.(...)

Crash investigors inspect the site of an airplane crash at the British Car Auctions lot next to Blackbushe Airport. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/The Irish Times

Three members of former al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden’s family were killed when a private jet crashed in southern England on Friday, British poli(...)

Chinese industrialist Li Jinyuan  brought 6,400 of his employees on holiday to France in May – a trip that cost more than €13million – where they formed a record-breaking ‘longest human phrase’, reading ‘Tiens’ dream is Nice in the Côte d’Azur’. Photograph: Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images

(...), Finnair or Air France, or stopping in the Middle East, then taking a connection. Direct flights need to(...)

Chef John Wyer in the kitchen at Forest Avenue. Photograph: Dave Meehan

(...) far away as the Middle East to staff their restaurants. Profession “A friend of mine prefers to hire(...)

A Lebanese woman covers her nose from the smell as she walks on a street partly blocked by piles of garbage in Beirut. Photograph: Hassan Ammar/AP

The sky was blue over Beirut yesterday after clearing had been completed of smouldering mounds of rubbish that had remained in the streets for two wee(...)

An Israeli policeman and a Palestinian man argue after Friday prayers in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Ras Al Amoud. Photograph: Reuters/Muammar Awad

Israeli and Palestinian security forces have gone on high alert across the West Bank to prevent a major conflagration after an arson attack blamed (...)

Gendarmes  escort migrants away from the Eurotunnel terminal. France has bolstered its police presence in Calais. Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images

(...) is under pressure to deter the migrants, many of whom have travelled from Africa and the Middle East(...)