"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
ISIL suicide bombers attack Damascus as militants suffer defeats on multiple fronts
Amnesty International's report says hundreds have been killed in the battle to retake the city from ISIL.
Journalists covering the recapture of Raqqa from ISIL forces in Syria have been injured in a car bomb attack.
ISIL militants are coming under further attack in the Syrian city of Raqqa by US-backed Kurdish-led forces
Residents of ISIL's self-described capital of Raqqa in Syria celebrated as they were released from the jihadist group's rule.
Several Britons and Americans have joined the decisive battle for Raqqa against the extremist group.
Raqqa soon to be ISIL free
Through a helmet-mounted camera, this Polish paramilitary is showing is Facebook followers and Youtube subscribers the front lines in Syria.
IS de facto capital Raqqa under heavy assault
Russia’s Defence Ministry said the Russian military will consider any flying objects within reach of its war planes as possible targets after the US shoots down a Syrian military jet near Raqqa.