The newly elected Philippines president, Rodrigo Duterte, urged a crowd of about 500 people on Thursday to kill drug addicts, according to the Guardian.
Men and women, old and young have all been part of the recent surge of asylum seekers into the European Union, Norway and Switzerland. But a lesser-known story about this surge is the rapid rise in child migrants traveling without an adult guardian.
Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto announced on Twitter that Ali Haider Gilani, son of former Pakistani prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, has been recovered from Afghanistan’s Ghazni province.
Romania’s defense minister says three Afghan citizens have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of two Romanian soldiers and the injury of a third.
Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri urged rival militant fighters in Syria to unite or risk death but again decried fellow Daesh fighters as “extremists” in an audio recording posted online on Sunday.
European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides has announced 16.5 million euro to Iran in an effort to address the needs of Afghan refugees.
An Afghan woman and a young girl died while 12 others fainted on Tuesday because of mayhem at Torkham border crossing after the authorities refused to let in thousands of Afghans and Pakistanis without valid travel documents.
A proposal from the EU would use the threat of a drop in aid money to Afghanistan as a way to coax its government to take back citizens whose asylum applications were rejected in the EU.
The United Nations on Friday called on all parties to the recent EU-Turkey agreement on migrants to ensure that all legal safeguards are in place before refugees are returned to Turkey.
The Tajik side of the border with Afghanistan is being patrolled by two MI-8 helicopters after the incident with the Afghan smugglers attacking on the employees of the company carrying out rehabilitation project on the Tajik-Afghan border.