EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini speaks to journalists on Monday before a Foreign Affairs Council meeting at the EU headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: AFP

EU foreign ministers pledged on Monday to counter radical Muslims returning from Syria and Iraq with a better strategy at home and abroad, but ruled o(...)

His Holiness Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, centre, at the opening of the Maryam Mosque on the Old Monivea Road at Ballybrit, Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Europeans volunteering to fight for radical Islam are “misguided”, the world head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community has said. Fifth Khalifa His(...)

The EU counter-terrorism co-ordinator Gilles de Kerchov: “This is a very ugly war with the Syrian army killing in a very indiscriminate manner.”  Photograph:  Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty Images

The flow of European citizens joining rebel forces in Syria has given fresh impetus to efforts to introduce legislation making it a criminal offence t(...)