Former Florida governor Jeb Bush takes a selfie with a guest at a luncheon hosted by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs on February 18th in Chicago, Illinois. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Jeb Bush, a leading contender to be the Republican Party’s presidential candidate in 2016, has sought to distance himself from the unpopular foreign (...)

Flowers planed in front of the cultural center Krudttonden in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Monday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Two men detained on Sunday have been ordered to remain in custody for 10 days after being charged with aiding the suspect in the Copenhagen terror att(...)

French gendarmes at the desecrated Jewish cemetery of Sarre-Union in France. Photograph: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty

France was still reeling at similarities between the attacks in Copenhagen and events in Paris last month when it was announced late on Sunday that a(...)

Floral tributes are placed  where a Danish Jew was shot dead  at the weekend at a Jewish confirmation  in Copenhagen. Photograph: Bax Lindhardt/Scanpix Denmark/Reuters 1:49

Behind Copenhagen’s central synagogue, in the cellar of the recently built Jewish community centre, is a security room. Early on Sunday morning, it wa(...)

A French gendarme investigates desecrated tombstones at the Sarre-Union Jewish cemetery near Strasbourg in eastern France. Five adolescents were arrested over the incident but a prosecutor said one of the youths denied anti-Semitism was a factor. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters.

French prime minister Manuel Valls has said the threat of militant attacks in the country remains “particularly high” and that exceptional security(...)

An undated picture released by Copenghagen police shows the man suspected of killing two people in shootings in Copenhagen. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The suspected gunman behind double shootings in Copenhagen was identified as a 22-year-old with a history of violent crime who had only been freed fro(...)

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu (centre) has called on European  Jews to move to Israel following recent attacks. Photograph: Abir Sultan/pool/EPA

Denmark’s ambassador to Israel and the Danish chief rabbi have criticised the call by Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu for the country’s Jews(...)

Iran’s leader Ayatollah Khamenei reportedly sent Barack Obama a secret letter in response to a suggestion by Mr Obama that a deal could be struck on Iran’s nuclear projects. Photograph: Handout via EPA

Iran’s leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has responded to overtures from US president Barack Obama by sending him a secret letter amid nuclear talks, the (...)

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei greeting Iranian air force officers during a ceremony in Tehran on Sunday. Media reports say Mr Khamenei revealed he would back a nuclear agreement currently being negotiated between Iran and world powers. Photograph: EPA

Iran’s supreme leader said yesterday he could accept a compromise in nuclear talks and gave his strongest defence yet of President Hassan Rouhani’s de(...)

Binyamin Netanyahu: the White House is upset about his address to Congress coming two weeks before Israeli elections and the fact he is expected to be critical of US policy on Iran. Photograph: Baz Ratnerbaz/AFP/Getty

An Israeli minister has suggested prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu was misled into thinking an invitation to address the US Congress next month was b(...)