Anti-immigrant vigilantes a polarizing force in Finland

Feb 10, 2016

Anti-immigrant vigilantes a polarizing force in Finland

Fierce-looking squads calling themselves the Soldiers of Odin have been patrolling Finnish streets in recent months claiming to protect locals from asylum seekers, but lately they’ve been challenged by an unexpected crew: smiling women serving up hugs. In the small town of Kemi, an ...

Cameron defends plans to avoid British exit from EU

Feb 3, 2016

Cameron defends plans to avoid British exit from EU

Prime Minister David Cameron was set to defend planned reforms to keep Britain in the EU before legislators on Wednesday, as European lawmakers begin negotiations in Strasbourg to avoid a so-called “Brexit” from the bloc. EU president Donald Tusk unveiled proposals to avoid Britain ...

10,000 young migrants unaccounted for, EU police agency says

Feb 2, 2016

10,000 young migrants unaccounted for, EU police agency says

Authorities dealing with Europe’s migrant crisis have lost track of about 10,000 unaccompanied children amid fears that organized crime gangs are beginning to exploit the vulnerable youngsters, a senior official at the European Union’s police agency said Monday. Europol Chief of Staff Brian Donald ...

Boko Haram burns kids alive in Nigeria, 86 dead

Feb 1, 2016

Boko Haram burns kids alive in Nigeria, 86 dead

A survivor hidden in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts and heard the screams of children burning to death, among 86 people officials say died in the latest attack by Nigeria’s homegrown Islamic extremists. Scores of charred corpses and bodies ...