Al-Qaeda disavows ISIS militants in Syria

Al-Qaeda has insisted it has no links with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), which has been locked in deadly clashes with rebels in Syria. An online statement purportedly from the group's general command said ISIS was "not a branch of al-Qaeda".

 

Porsche board members face 1.8bn euros lawsuit

Porsche's chairman Wolfgang Porsche and board member Ferdinand Piech are being sued by seven hedge funds over its failed takeover bid for Volkswagen.

 

Corruption across EU 'breathtaking' - EU Commission

The extent of corruption in Europe is "breathtaking" and it costs the EU economy at least 120bn euros (£99bn) annually, the European Commission says.

 

Student detained after killing 2 in Moscow school

Student detained after killing two in Moscow school: Interior Ministry members evacuate people after an armed student took hostages at a high school on the outskirts of Moscow: Interior Ministry members evacuate people after an armed student took hostages at a high school on the outskirts of Moscow.
 Police later said the attacker had been detained and had been led out of the school and into a waiting car. According to the Lifenews website, he initially shot one officer and then opened fire at others who arrived at the scene.