Friday, August 28, 2015
   
Text Size

Site Search powered by Ajax

Europe

#Italy outrage over lavish funeral of alleged mafia boss

Grand exit for "King of Rome" as coffin carried in gilded carriage and mourners greeted with "The Godfather" music.

Vittorio Casamonica

Read more: #Italy outrage over lavish funeral of alleged mafia boss

   

UK and #France announce plan to target human traffickers

Countries declare efforts to fortify surveillance of Channel Tunnel and joint police force to target human traffickers.

Read more: UK and #France announce plan to target human traffickers

   

Greek PM resigns and calls for snap polls

Following Alexis Tsipras' address to the nation, government sources say snap poll likely to be held on September 20.

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras

Read more: Greek PM resigns and calls for snap polls

   

#Turkey election body proposes November 1 for snap polls

State media says high election board suggests new date after ruling AK Party fails to form government after June polls.

Read more: #Turkey election body proposes November 1 for snap polls

   

UK approves e-cigarettes as healthier alternative

Decision comes despite nation's public health body having previously criticised vaping as a gateway to tobacco use.

Read more: UK approves e-cigarettes as healthier alternative

   

#Greece ships Syrians to Athens as refugee crisis mounts

Government-chartered ferry carrying over 1,000 Syrian refugees from Kos expected in the capital on Thursday.

Read more: #Greece ships Syrians to Athens as refugee crisis mounts

   

#Germany expects up to 800,000 migrants this year

Interior minister says country could see four times the number from last year of people seeking asylum.

Read more: #Germany expects up to 800,000 migrants this year

   

Figures show record influx of migrants into Europe

Border agency says over 100,000 crossed EU borders in July, signalling sharp rise in arrivals amid humanitarian crisis.

Read more: Figures show record influx of migrants into Europe

   

#Turkey PM gives up on forming new government

Ahmet Davutoglu formally acknowledges he cannot form a coalition after weeks of talks, paving the way for early polls.

Read more: #Turkey PM gives up on forming new government

   

Shots fired at officers outside #Istanbul tourist spot

One officer injured after incident at Ottoman-era Dolmabache Palace as soldiers are killed in southeast Turkey.

Dolmabahce Palace

Read more: Shots fired at officers outside #Istanbul tourist spot

   

Page 4 of 33

Spotlight

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Israeli settlements

Donation

Thanks to all of our supporters for your generosity and your encouragement of an independent press!

Enter Amount:

Featured_Author

Login






Login reminder Forgot login?
Register Register

Subscribe to MWC News Alert

Email Address

Subscribe in a reader Facebok page Twitter page