The rescue ship Ocean Viking completed a 23-day mission this week, plucking 356 migrants, mainly African, from Libya’s perilous waters, after a major stand-off with European nations.
France has been under a nightly curfew since mid-December and in parts of the country, including Paris, the movement of citizens has been restricted and some non-essential stores closed. Bars, restaurants and cinemas have been closed for months.
There has been a recent spike in violence in Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region where Kyiv’s troops have battled Russian-backed separatist forces in a conflict it estimates has killed 14,000 people since 2014.
A statement says police and military who responded to reports of a shooting at the International Pentecostal Holiness Church in Zuurbekom found four people "shot and burned to death in a car” and a security guard shot in another car.
The court has been at the centre of controversy for months since it overturned provisional results for a parliamentary poll, triggering protests in several cities.
New Jaheziya programme to offer internationally accredited emergency and disaster management certification to UAE frontline professionals
Several honking truckers and protesters standing atop of pick-up vehicles and cars, shouting "freedom" marched through downtown Ottawa as police deployed additional officers to get the situation under control.
"I don't know what the president of the Russian Federation wants, so I am proposing a meeting,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said at the Munich Security Conference. Zelenskyy said Russia could pick the location for the talks.
Ukraine's president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, sought to project calm, telling the country: "We are not afraid of anyone or anything. We don’t owe anyone anything. And we won’t give anything to anyone.”