Hungary considers border fence to keep out migrants

Jun 18, 2015

Hungary considers border fence to keep out migrants

The Hungarian government is considering building a 4-meter-high (13-foot-high) fence along the border with Serbia to stop the flow of migrants reaching the country, the foreign minister said Wednesday. The government has asked Interior Minister Sandor Pinter to present preparations for the plan by ...

Jun 8, 2015

Syrian PM urges youth to fulfill their military obligation

Syria’s prime minister has called on young Syrians to fulfill their mandatory military service obligation, promising better pay for troops on the front lines. Wael al-Halqi told a parliament session Monday, “Today we must unite more than ever in backing our army.” His comments ...

Jun 6, 2015

Islamic State working to develop chemical weapons: Australia

The Islamic State group has shown it is prepared to use chemical weapons and is likely to have among its recruits the technical expertise to develop them, Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said. In a speech late Friday, Bishop said Australia had no doubt ...