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Syria’s White Helmets- ‘heroes’ who run towards bombs

Syria’s White Helmets- ‘heroes’ who run towards bombs

Oct 09, – Footage of the daring, often heart-rending rescues carried out by the group’s nearly 3,000 volunteers has frequently gone viral, earning it plaudits around the world. Before war broke out they were bakers, decorators or students. Now Syria’s volunteer rescuers known as the White Helmets risk their lives trying to pull victims from […]

October 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in war-torn east

Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in war-torn east

May 24, – The latest violence came as the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine called for the implementation of a peace deal in the separatist east during late-night talks on Monday. Seven Ukrainian soldiers have died in the country’s war-torn east over the past 24 hours, the biggest casualty toll in a single […]

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Islamic State claims Brussels attacks that kill at least 30

Islamic State claims Brussels attacks that kill at least 30

Mar 22, – The Amaq agency said suicide bombers from the group, strapped into explosive belts, had staged both attacks. Belgian media said police were hunting one attacker who had survived. Islamic State claimed responsibility for attacks on Brussels airport and a rush-hour metro train in the Belgian capital on Tuesday which killed at least […]

March 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
‘My breath is my children’- Flight from Syria splits family

‘My breath is my children’- Flight from Syria splits family

Mar 18, – In this sodden, muddy field on the edge of northern Greece, 39-year-old Syrian Layla Ali Kamal Adeen fears her dreams and hopes — of a better life for her family, of a future for her four young children — have come to an end. Curled up in a tiny tent, the relentless […]

March 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
Amnesty- Rights took back seat in EU amid refugee crisis

Amnesty- Rights took back seat in EU amid refugee crisis

Feb 24, – The rights group’s chief, Salil Shetty, criticized the European Union — with the exception of Germany for failing refugees in need, saying that European summits increasingly focused on measures designed to keep out refugees or hasten their return. Respect for human rights regressed across Europe in 2015, as countries moved to restrict […]

February 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
IS suicide IS suicide 10 tourists in Istanbul

IS suicide IS suicide 10 tourists in Istanbul

Jan 12, – Turkey has been hit by a string of deadly attacks this year, but Tuesday’s bombing was the first time in recent memory tourists had been targeted in the heart of the city. A Syrian suicide bomber on Tuesday struck the heart of Istanbul’s busiest tourist district, killing 10 people, most of them […]

January 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
Migrant children, ages 3 and 5, die in Greece

Migrant children, ages 3 and 5, die in Greece

Nov 15, – Greek authorities say two young migrants, a 3-year-old boy and a 5-year-old girl, died in separate incidents late Friday. The latest news as hundreds of thousands make their way across Europe in search of safety and a better life. All times local. The boy died at sea when the inflatable boat carrying […]

November 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Israel must keep security control in a peace deal – Netanyahu

Israel must keep security control in a peace deal – Netanyahu

Nov 11, – Netanyahu, who later met with members of Congress, said Israel must be able to defend itself, by itself. This includes threats from any territory Israel relinquishes, including hundreds of miles (kilometers) of borders subject to potential tunneling. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that the “real test” of a two-state solution […]

November 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
Britain ‘to take 15,000 Syrian refugees’- report

Britain ‘to take 15,000 Syrian refugees’- report

Sep 06, – Prime Minister David Cameron has been under pressure internationally and domestically to address the refugee crisis. The British government is poised to accept 15,000 Syrian refugees and hopes next month to get backing for air strikes against Islamic State jihadists, the Sunday Times reported. On Thursday, he said he was “deeply moved” […]

September 6, 2015 | By | Reply More
Photos of drowned Syrian boy shock world as refugee crisis grows

Photos of drowned Syrian boy shock world as refugee crisis grows

Sep 03, – Ugly scenes erupted meanwhile in Hungary as migrants refused to get off a train to be moved to a camp, prompting Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to lash out at Germany over its handling of the spiralling situation. Harrowing pictures of a drowned Syrian toddler washed up on a Turkish beach brought […]

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