Top German lawmaker in security row with Turkey at Munich meeting

By Paul Carrel and Andrea Shalal BERLIN/MUNICH, Feb 18 : A row broke out on Sunday between a leading German politician of Turkish origin and Turkey’s delegation at the Munich Security Conference, with the lawmaker being given police protection after what he said was a tense encounter with Turkish bodyguards. Cem Ozdemir, co-leader of Germany’s […]

Film at Berlin fest examines how Islamic State jihadists recruit European brides

By Michelle Martin BERLIN, Feb 18 : A movie at the Berlin film festival that looks at how Islamic State fighters recruit young European women online highlights the dangers of using the internet, the actress in the starring role told Reuters. In the film “Profile”, British journalist Amy Whittaker goes undercover to investigate the workings […]

Freestyle skiing-Abramenko wins aerials gold after tense final

By Jack Tarrant PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 18 : Oleksandr Abramenko won Olympic freestyle skiing gold for Ukraine in the men’s aerials competition on Sunday. China’s Jia Zongyang took home the silver medal, while Olympic Athlete from Russia Ilia Burov secured the bronze. The final consisted of three rounds, with the three lowest-scoring athletes being […]