""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
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
""All the hard work of actually negotiating the details, all of that has been pushed until later""
International Crisis Group
Poland's president attends funeral of lorry driver Lukasz Urban, killed in the Berlin Christmas market attack.
Marines have led a funeral procession for former US astronaut and senator John Glenn in Columbus, Ohio.
235 people have been detained in raids across Turkey over alleged links to Kurdish militants. The arrests come two days after 44 people died and 150 were injured in twin bombings at a major football s
A 22-year-old suicide bomber was behind Sunday’s massacre at Cairo’s Coptic Christian Cathedral complex, Egypt’s President said on Monday.
The remains of Cuba’s late leader Fidel Castro have been laid to rest in Santiago de Cuba.
Wake held for soccer plane-crash victims in Brazil The small agricultural town of Chapeco has held a wake for football players who died in a Colombian plane crash as they headed to the Copa Sudamerica
The ashes of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro have been laid to rest in the birthplace of the revolution, Santiago de Cuba.
The ashes of Cuba’s late leader Fidel Castro have reached their final destination after crossing the country.
Santiago de Cuba is undergoes a makeover
Fidel Castro’s ashes have arrived in the eastern Cuban city of Camaguey.
Fidel Castro’s funeral cortege has resumed its journey to Santiago de Cuba, where the late Cuban leader will be laid to rest.
Officials say the bodies of those killed in the plane crash over Colombia have been identified and are being prepared for transportation.
There were solemn scenes in Havana on Wednesday as a box containing the ashes of Fidel Castro – draped in the red, white and blue national flag – was placed on a trailer at the start of the revolution
Cuba’s political allies have joined tens of thousands of people in central Havana to honour the country’s late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.
Cuba honoured former leader Fidel Castro with troops at Havana’s Morro Castle fort firing 21 salvos of a cannon on Monday.
Tens of thousands of Cubans have queued to pay their respects to the former leader and father of the island nation’s revolution, Fidel Castro.
Twenty-seven years after his death, Filipino dictator Ferdinand Marcos has been buried at Manila’s prestigious Cemetery of Heroes.
The funeral was held on Wednesday of prominent Russian separatist commander Arseny Pavlov, killed on Sunday in a bomb blast in the lift of his apartment building in the eastern Ukrainian city of…
As Thailand continues to mourn the loss of their much loved King Bhumibol concerns have been raised over the royal succession.
The funeral of Italian Nobel-winning playwright Dario Fo has been held in Milan Author of ‘‘Accidental Death of an Anarchist’‘ and more than 70 other plays, Fo’s political activities saw him banned f