German manhunt after explosives found in flat

Oct 9, 2016

German manhunt after explosives found in flat

German police were carrying out a huge manhunt late Saturday for a 22-year-old Syrian suspected of planning a bomb attack, after finding “highly explosive” materials in his apartment. Security has been boosted at Berlin’s two airports and at train stations in the capital. The ...

Merkel warns Britain on Brexit terms

Oct 6, 2016

Merkel warns Britain on Brexit terms

Britain cannot be allowed access to the EU’s single market without accepting free movement of people, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday, warning she would not allow a free-for-all. “If we don’t say full access to the internal market is linked to full freedom ...

EU launches tough border force to curb migrant crisis

Oct 6, 2016

EU launches tough border force to curb migrant crisis

The EU’s beefed-up version of its struggling border force goes into operation Thursday, as the squabbling bloc struggles to find a unified strategy to tackle its worst migration crisis since World War II. European Union officials were due to inaugurate the new task force ...

Oct 4, 2016

Ten countries host half world's refugees: Amnesty International

Ten countries accounting for 2.5 percent of world GDP are hosting more than half the world’s refugees, Amnesty International said Tuesday as it slammed what it called the selfishness of wealthy nations. In a report on the plight faced by the world’s 21 million ...

U.K. files show how double agent tricked Germans over D-Day

Sep 28, 2016

U.K. files show how double agent tricked Germans over D-Day

Secret files released in Britain Wednesday shed new light on how a Spaniard dubbed the greatest double agent of World War II tricked Germany with false intelligence about the D-Day Normandy landings. Juan Pujol, code-named Garbo, was one of British intelligence service MI5’s most ...