Thai police chief Somyot Poompanmuang  told reporters that the reward offered for information leading to the capture of any bombing suspects would be given to the police team. Photograph: EPA

Police hunting for the perpetrators of Thailand’s deadliest bombing have arrested a second foreign suspect, prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on T(...)

Islamic State militants targeted the Temple of Bel, a Roman-era structure in the central desert city of Palmyra. Photograph: Sandra Auger/Reuters

After a day of conflicting reports about the extent of damage that Islamic State militants had inflicted on the Temple of Bel in the ancient city of P(...)

Migrants demonstrate at the Keleti Railway Station in Budapest, Hungary on Tuesday after police stopped them from getting on a train to Germany and evacuated the station. Photograph: Tamas Kovacs/MTI via AP.

Hundreds of migrants demonstrated outside Budapest’s Eastern Railway Terminus on Tuesday demanding they be allowed to travel on to Germany, as Europea(...)

Migrants near Szeged, Hungary, after crossing the border from Serbia. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

“People, this is the police – come out of the building now,” the Serbian officer blared through the loudspeaker of his squad car, the red lights on it(...)

 Thai  police officers search a rented room in Bangkok. Photograph: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA

Police investigating a bombing in Thailand earlier this month raided a second location and widened their search for more suspects on Sunday after a f(...)

 US military airplane at Turkish air base. Photograph: Serdar Yildiz/EPA

Turkey has announced that its fighter jets have carried out their first air strikes as part of the US-led coalition against Islamic State in Syria. A(...)

Refugees rush to cross the border between Greece and Macedonia  outside the small Greek town of Idomeni on Wednesday, August 26th. Photograph: Sergey Ponomarev/The New York Times

Tens of thousands of migrants and refugees, mostly fleeing unrest in the Middle East and Afghanistan, are desperately pushing their way through the Ba(...)

The Kurds are paying a heavy price for their electoral impudence. In Turkey’s June election the Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) passed the 10 (...)

The temple of Baal Shamin in the historical city of Palmyra, which was destroyed by Islamic State.  Photograph: Reuters/Stringer 0:43

Islamic State militants have razed a fifth-5th century Roman Catholic monastery and blown up one of the best-preserved first-1st century temples in Pa(...)

The sons of Khaled al-Asaad, the late 83-year old retired chief archaeologist of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, Omar and Mohamad, display a portrait of their father during a ceremony in his memory at the National Museum in Damascus. Photograph: Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images

The beheading by Islamic State of Palmyra’s guardian angel archaeologist Khaled al-Asaad (83 ) and the demolition of the iconic Baalshamin temple in t(...)