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More illegal migrants come cross boundary river into Slovenia from Croatia

Slovenian police patrolling the area along the Kolpa boundary river with Croatia in the south of Slovenia apprehended 14 illegal migrants at the weekend, the national media reported. The Novo Mesto Police Department police report from the region said on Sunday an as yet unidentified body was recovered from the ...

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15 countries participate in ‘African Lion Manoeuvres’ in Morocco

The Moroccan-US joint military training, known as the African Lion Manoeuvres 2018, have been launched in Morocco under the orders of King Mohammed VI and will continue until April 29. A statement which has been issued by the General Command of the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces on Tuesday said that ...

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Global anxiety deepens over online data and privacy protection – UN agency

Internet users worldwide are becoming more worried about their privacy online and many question the protections offered by Internet and social media companies, a new United Nations survey has found. This waning of confidence could imperil the spread of online shopping even as newcomers to the Internet may be especially ...

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US-led military strikes in Syria spark global call for political settlement

The US-led military attacks on alleged chemical weapons facilities in Syria have raised grave global concern, with politicians calling strongly for relevant parties to return to dialogue and avoid an escalation of tensions. The strikes, launched by the United States along with its allies Britain and France before daybreak Saturday, ...

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Italy Dismantles Migrant Trafficking Network between Tunisia & Sicily with Terrorist Links

Italian authorities busted a migrant trafficking network with links to radical groups operating between Italy and Tunisia. The criminal network was dismantled following the arrest of 13 suspects in a high-speed migrant trafficking ring operating between Tunisia and Sicily whose members espoused radical jihadist views. Police in Sicily said that ...

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Italy arrests 13 in high-speed migrant trafficking ring

Italian authorities have arrested 13 suspects in a high-speed migrant trafficking ring operating between Tunisia and Sicily whose members espoused radical jihadist views. Italian financial police in Sicily said Tuesday that a wiretapped conversation between two traffickers revealed one saying he intended to travel to France and carry out a ...

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Portugal generated enough renewable energy to power the whole country in March

Portugal’s renewable electricity production exceeded monthly consumption for what is likely the first time, in March, according to the nation’s transmission system operator, REN.The average renewable generation for the month exceeded 103% of consumption, beating out the last record (99.2%), set in 2014. It almost certainly won’t be the last time. The country is predicting that ...

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Merkel Vows Full Probe After German Van Crash Leaves Four Dead

German Chancellor Angela Merkel promised a full investigation after a man killed three people by driving a van into a street cafe in the western city of Muenster, then fatally shot himself on the scene. About 20 people were injured in the incident on Saturday afternoon, which recalled recent terrorist ...

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Moving beyond aid: G20 Compact with Africa

The G20 Compact with Africa appears to be gaining strength as the African countries that signed the deal meet to discuss new strategies. A two-day conference held in Accra was organized by the Africa Center for Economic Transformation, with support from Ghana’s Ministry of Finance and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). It focused ...

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EU tracking 65,000 migrant smugglers: Europol

European law enforcement officials say they are tracking at least 65,000 migrant smugglers, twice as many as at the height of the migration crisis three years ago, as the illegal trade booms. Despite a drop in the number of migrants successfully crossing the Mediterranean since Europe’s biggest migration crisis since ...

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