"Some guys poured fuel on my house and set it alight. The next morning workers were already pulling down my house."
Natalya Tatjana Strezhniova
""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
Amnesty International has released its global death penalty report, with China, Iran and Saudi Arabia the world’s top executioners.
As many as 13,000 people most of them opposition supporters have been executed at a military prison near Damascus.
A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a member of the royal family to be flogged.
Bangladesh has hanged an opposition party leader convicted of war crimes.
One of North Korea’s top ministers has been executed after showing a lack of respect at a meeting chaired by leader Kim Jong Un, the South said on Wednesday.
The Philippine president has threatened to quit the United Nations after it urged him to stop killing suspected criminals.
Iraq has executed by hanging 36 men who were convicted over the killings of up to 1,700 military recruits at former US base Camp Speicher near Tikrit in 2014.
One of the worst allegations of abuse by Mexican security forces has been revealed in a damning report by the country’s national human rights commission.
Indonesia went ahead with the execution of four drug offenders early on Friday morning. Last-minute petitions were denied. Another 10 more are due to
A local man and three Nigerians have been killed by firing squad in Indonesia for drug-related crimes.
An Islamist leader has been hanged in Bangladesh for war crimes committed in 1971. Seventy three-year-old Motiur Rahman Nizami was executed on
North Korea is reported to have carried out the latest in a series of high-profile executions. Army Chief of Staff Ri Yong Gil is said to have been
The Iraqi foreign minister is in the Iranian capital meeting his counterpart there, amid fears of a new sectarian conflict
Saudi Arabian diplomats who had been based in Tehran have returned home to Riyadh’s with stories of mistreatment at the hands of Iranian officials
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