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  • Tuesday, November 17th 2015 - 07:55 UTC

    G20 leaders in Turkey vow to step up the fight against terrorism

    G20 leaders promised to cooperate on managing borders, airline safety, sharing information on suspects, countering propaganda and freezing terrorist assets.

    In the wake of the Paris horrific coordinated attacks, leaders from the world's top economies ended on Monday a two-day summit at a resort in Turkey with a vow to step up the fight against terrorism. The attacks that left 132 people dead and hundreds of injured shrouded the nine hours of formal talks that were already set to include discussions of terrorism and a refugee crisis stemming from the mass exodus of people from war-torn Syria.

  • Wednesday, September 9th 2015 - 08:23 UTC

    Germany willing to take half a million refugees annually over several years

    Merkel's deputy Sigmar Gabriel, said Berlin ”could surely deal with something in the order of half a million (refugees) for several years”

    Germany said it could take half a million refugees annually over several years as Greek islands struggled on Tuesday to process a huge backlog of migrants desperate to travel to western Europe. Reflecting deepening concern, the European Union's president warned the EU faced a years-long refugee crisis, while the UN urged countries worldwide to help tackle the problem.