Naval base in Syria cements Russia's Mediterranean foothold

World Sep 27, 2019

Naval base in Syria cements Russia's Mediterranean foothold

A Russian submarine has moored at Russia's base in Syria after a patrol mission while another one is getting ready to sail off after replenishing supplies — the rotation that underlines Moscow's growing military foothold in the Mediterranean Sea. The naval base in Tartus is ...

Five EU nations reach temporary deal on migrants rescued at sea

World / Social Issues Sep 24, 2019

Five EU nations reach temporary deal on migrants rescued at sea

Five European Union nations agreed on Monday to a temporary arrangement for disembarkation and relocation of migrants rescued in the central Mediterranean from human traffickers' unseaworthy boats, with officials pushing for a wider deal involving more EU countries. During talks in Malta, the interior ministers ...