Tag Archives: Afghanistan

26Nov/15

Britain’s Cameron says time to start bombing militants in Syria

It is time for Britain to start air strikes on Syria, Prime Minister David Cameron tells the House of Commons. Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn fears lessons haven’t been learnt from previous Western intervention in the Middle East.

Continue reading

26Oct/15

Powerful earthquake strikes Afghanistan, causes deaths in neighbouring Pakistan

Strong earthquake from Afghanistan rattles northeastern Pakistan as well, leaving at least 12 dead, scores injured.

Continue reading

17Oct/15

Calais migrant camp numbers double to 6,000

(REUTERS) – They call this camp in Calais on France’s north coast “The Jungle.”

Only a few weeks ago, it housed about 3-thousand people, but French authorities say the population has now doubled, as more migrants come in and fewer are able to move on across the channel to the United Kingdom.
Continue reading

17Oct/15

U.N.’s Ban tells refugee class of his own displaced childhood

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, visiting refugee families in Rome, calls Europe’s escalating refugee situation a “crisis of global solidarity”.

Continue reading

08Oct/15

Literature Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich’s publisher says she deserves the prize

The publishing director for Literature Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich says she deserves the prize because her books not only show real life in the former Soviet republics but are life itself.
Continue reading

03Oct/15

File of Medecins Sans Frontieres Kunduz hospital that was hit by an airstrike

An air strike hits a Medecins Sans Frontieres hospital in Kunduz, killing at least 19 people in what the U.S. military called possible “collateral damage” in a battle to oust Taliban insurgents.

Continue reading

01Oct/15

Immigrants appeal to Hungarians’ hearts via their stomachs

Ten Budapest restaurants showcase migrants’ national dishes in a bid to encourage tolerance.

Continue reading

24Aug/15

Briton who helped overpower gunman: “I’m probably going to die”

(I-TELE AND REUTERS / CHRISTINA CATHLEEN COONS)- A British man who was with three Americans, including two U.S. servicemen who helped subdue a Kalashnikov-toting gunman on a high speed train from Amsterdam to Paris, said that given the circumstances, there were no other options.
Continue reading