A young Syrian refugee boy found lying face-down on a beach near Turkish resort of Bodrum was one of at least 12 Syrians who drowned attempting to reach Greece. So far this year, more than 2,500 have died trying to cross the Mediterranean, the UNHCR said
Merkel opened her traditional summer press conference Monday by noting that - while the suffering is real and the stories are too often tragic - there are positives Germans can take from the refugee crisis now engulfing her nation and all of Europe.
Escalating IranâEUR(TM)s rhetoric against Israel, a senior commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps vowed Wednesday that the regime would boost its military capabilities relentlessly until Israel was destroyed.
"WeâEUR(TM)ve had the Idle No More movement âEUR¦ because we are saying the status quo is not acceptable," Bellegarde said. "The poverty, the marginalization is not acceptable, and people want to see that change in our country."
Barbed wire along the Hungarian border. Barbed wire at Calais. Have we lost the one victory which we Europeans learned from the Second World War - compassion? Germany's generosity flares like a beacon beside the response of PR Dave and his chums.
A recent arson attack on a Palestinian village spurred a crackdown by authorities on what they call a small group of 'Jewish terrorists' among settler communities. Right-wing anger at government concessions to Palestinians appears to be growing.