The worst attack, in terms of loss of life, took place in Berlin where a truck plowed into a Christmas market full of shoppers, killing nine and injuring an estimated 50 people. If that wasn’t enough horror for one day, several people were also wounded in a shooting at a Zurich mosque frequently attended by Somali immigrants. In addition, the Russian ambassador to Turkey was gunned down.
Isra Mohammed, 15, spoke out against Islamophobia in an inspiring school assembly speech. She told her classmates she and her siblings had been bullied for being Muslim since the Paris attacks.
According to the marchers, this action of unity and peace was a message to the United Nations – and to their governments – to better the negotiations between the two nations; as support between the two have dimmed.
The UN is appealing for $120 million to help Haitians affected by the massive storm, but food and supplies are not coming fast enough.
Under the peace agreement, the Columbian government commits to development programs and addressing gross inequalities in the country’s long-neglected rural sector. It also agrees to widen the opportunities of political participation to smaller political movements, including the party that a demobilized FARC may create.
Italian soldiers and emergency crews were aiding the injured and searching for survivors in the towns hardest-hit by the earthquake: Amatrice, Pescara del Tronto and Accumoli, located close to the epicenter.
The economic and political conditions in Venezuela have been deteriorating for years, but recent stories coming from this once-rich nation are astonishing. Rolling blackouts are a regular occurrence. The average person spends over 35 hours a month waiting in line to buy their rationed goods, and even basics like toilet paper and toothpaste are strictly regulated.
The enormous scale of Britain’s booming drug market on the hidden ‘dark web’ has prompted reformers to call for the legalisation of narcotics.
UK online drug sellers have been found to conduct 20,748 deals each month worth £1.8 million (US$2.33 million) – nearly twice the 11,039 deals worth £920,000 in Germany, Europe’s second largest online drugs market.
Because of a shortage of funds, Ellis Hill thought he wasn’t going to be able to make the trip to Rio to see his son compete for his country in person. But then he picked up Liz Willock on July 26.
Residents of Marinaleda earn equal wages of 1200 Euros ($1600) per month. Residents do not even spend much of their wages. Mayor Gordillo has a perfect housing plan for his residents: Any Marinaleda resident who wants to build his/her own house can do so for free. The town provides building materials and qualified workmen for free.
Not content with just reporting events in Palestine in her native Arabic, Janna also produces material in English. “I report in English because English is the world language and I can send my message to the whole world,” she mentioned.
Farage told fellow MEPs “you’re not laughing now” as he was barracked and booed at an emergency meeting of the European Parliament to discuss Brexit.
Without going into too much detail, the Dalai Lama stated the simple and unavoidable truth of the refugee situation: immigration, both legal and illegal, is not always a good thing.