A record 137,000 people made the perilous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe in the first half of 2015, most of them fleeing war, conflict and persecution, the United Nations said July 1
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
Since the end of the Cold War, the nature of international conflicts has changed considerably.
Europe needs to find a solution to the migrant crisis or risk losing its identity, Italy's Matteo Renzi warned June 24 ahead of a key EU summit, as tensions rose over the asylum issue.
At least three people were killed when a car bomb targeting military trainers from the United Arab Emirates hit their convoy in the Somali capital but the officials were unharmed, police said on June 24.
Fleeing their trouble-torn countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia, streams of EU-bound migrants are driving an unexpected trade in a quiet town in Macedonia -- bicycles.
Dozens of French law enforcement officers on June 2 cleared several hundred African migrants from a camp under a subway bridge in northern Paris
The ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) government finds money to send aid to Myanmar, but not Turkish farmers, National Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli said June 2, during his party’s rally in the eastern province of Elazığ.
Category: YALÇIN DOĞAN
On March 31, 2010, Israel attacked the “Mavi Marmara” ship; nine people died.
US investigators probed the background of two slain gunmen May 5 after ISIL claimed it had ordered an attack targeting an exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed
The Islamic State of Iraq an the Levant (ISIL) group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assault on a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, but counterterrorism experts said ISIL has a history of asserting involvement in attacks in which it had no operational role
A debut Chinese-Russian naval drill in the Mediterranean will begin soon, according to diplomatic sources, after NATO launched one of its biggest-ever anti-submarine exercises in the North Sea on May 4 amid rising tensions between Russia and its northern neighbors
Category: GWYNNE DYER
You can’t tell the players without a program and it’s no wonder that people feel confused by the plethora of names the terrorist groups use
ISIL claimed on May 5 its first attack on US soil, a shooting at an anti-Muslim event in Texas over the weekend showcasing cartoons mocking the Prophet Mohammed
John Kerry made a surprise trip to Somalia on May 5, officials said, becoming the first US secretary of state to visit the war-ravaged Horn of Africa nation
Norway ranks as the world's best place to be a mother, well ahead of the United States which dropped to the 33rd spot in the annual scorecard released by Save the Children on May 4
“What’s emerging is what we need,which is a comprehensive plan, going after the criminal gangs, going after the traffickers, going after the owners of the boats...and stabilising the countries from which these people are coming.”
At least 14 migrants believed to be from Afghanistan and Somalia were killed by an express train as they walked along the tracks in central Macedonia at night, police said April 24
European governments came under increasing pressure April 21 to tackle the Mediterranean's migrant crisis ahead of an emergency summit, as harrowing details emerged of the fate of hundreds who died in the latest tragedy
Italian police have arrested two suspected people traffickers among the survivors of the migrant boat that capsized off Libya on April 19, as the UN said 800 people were killed
Arrests have been made in connection with a terrorism investigation into youth who have traveled or tried to travel to Syria to fight with militants, including the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, federal authorities said April 19
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