Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Norway on Tuesday sent for the first time a group of convicts to a jail in the Netherlands because its own prisons are filled to the brim. "The first prisoners have arrived," Karl Hillesland, the new Norwegian head of Norgerhaven prison in the Netherlands, told AFP.
The 9:10 p.m. train to Munich, the last out of Budapest to Germany, was tantalizingly close, just a few meters the other side of a crush barrier and some ticket inspectors.
A silencer was used to kill a Mexican photojournalist and four women last month, a lawyer said, providing new details of a murder that drew a new international call for justice.
A German state minister sparked a social media storm Tuesday after calling a beloved German pop singer a "wonderful Negro" during a TV debate on Europe's migrant crisis. The Twitter hashtag #Neger (Negro) topped trending topics in Germany the morning after Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann used the term for Roberto Blanco.
As a Catholic Pole, Elka shouldn't even have been in the ghetto of Czestochowa, in southern Poland. But the nanny was so devoted to the 12-year-old Jewish boy she had raised since infancy that she refused to leave.1 Comment
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Huge traffic jams built up along the Austro-Hungarian border on Monday as police hunted for people smugglers, while divisions opened up across Europe over dealing with the influx of migrants and refugees.
As the powerful motors of their speedboat roared, Spanish police used a thermal imaging camera to scan the sea in the Strait of Gibraltar for traffickers smuggling hashish from Morocco.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Thirteen people were killed in a road accident in Swaziland involving girls heading to a traditional royal ceremony police said Sunday, giving a much lower toll than previously reported.
Pope Francis on Sunday praised a Syriac Catholic bishop who has been beatified in Lebanon, a century after he his beheading by Ottoman forces during a wave of religiously motivated killings in Syria.