Internationally-funded African Union troops in war-torn and impoverished Somalia have raped women and traded food aid for sex, Human Rights Watch said in a damning report
Somalia’s government has warned that the country’s Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels were planning a wave of retaliatory attacks after it was confirmed their leader was killed earlier this week in a US air strike.
Eighty-two illegal refugees who human traffickers had promised to transport to Romania have been rescued after being marooned on a small boat 24 miles off the coast of Istanbul
US military forces launched air strikes against the leader of Somalia's al-Qaeda-linked Shebab, the Somali government said. The Pentagon had earlier confirmed the operation
Over a million people in war-torn Somalia are struggling in conditions close to famine, with hunger and drought due to worsen, United Nations experts said
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The last time “Mare Nostrum”(Latin for “Our Sea”) was used as a political slogan in Italy, Mussolini’s fascists were claiming dominance over the entire Mediterranean.
At least 15 countries will be represented at the highest level at the event, however, the United States will send its Ankara Embassy’s chargé d’affairs
The founders of WildLeaks - a sort of WikiLeaks for the environment - say it is the first secure, online whistle-blowing platform dedicated to wildlife and forest crime
Some 20 leaders have confirmed their attendance for the official ceremony when President Gül will hand over office to Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Several shops in Basmane, an İzmir neighborhood where illegal refugees from Iraq, Somalia and Syria reside, have included life vests and similar equipment into their inventory
The Italian navy said it had rescued more than 2,000 migrants over the weekend from boats in the Mediterranean, bringing the number it has brought ashore this year to nearly 100,000
President Barack Obama announced billions of dollars in investment for Africa on Tuesday, as the United States challenges China and Europe's leading roles in the continent's economic emergence.
The battle for the control of Iraq has now its reflections on the football pitch, with different groups having different views on the ‘beautiful game’
The policies of the European Union and its member states are putting at risk the lives and rights of refugees in a number of countries, including Turkey, Amnesty International says in a fresh report
'I’d like to remind that these attacks [of Israel] will plant seeds of hate,' President Abdullah Gül said
Ankara is rolling up its sleeves to stanch the rush of militants transiting its soil on their way to join the jihad in the country’s southern neighbors. The efforts come on the back of an EU action plan on the issue
Italian-Swedish diplomat Staffan de Mistura will be the new UN mediator for Syria, taking on the Herculean task of finding a political solution to the devastating civil war
Italy's armed forces chief warned Thursday that terrorists could be using migrant boats to cross the Mediterranean to Europe, amid increased concern among intelligence services of possible attacks by extremists.
US-bound travellers from Europe and the Middle East faced tighter airport security Thursday due to fears that Muslim extremists are developing new explosives that could be slipped onto planes undetected.
Around 75 migrants are lost at sea in the Mediterranean according to survivors of a shipwreck off Italy who were plucked to safety by the navy, the UN refugee agency said Wednesday.
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