David Cameron has announced measures to combat extremism at home and abroad in his government’s most comprehensive anti-terror strategy to date. It comes just two weeks after the tenth anniversary of the 2005 London bombings, and barely a month after 30 Britons were slaughtered by an extremist in Tunisia.
This year’s Global Terrorism Index (GTI), published Tuesday by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), claimed the world needs more locally-led efforts to counter extremism and conflict in the world.
July 2015 marks 20 years since massacres in Srebrenica left 8,000 Bosnian-Muslim men and boys dead. The slaughter in Srebrenica remains the worst massacre committed on European soil since World War II.
One in every 122 people alive today are living in exile, forced from their homes by war, conflict and persecution, a UN report has claimed.
In an alarming speech the Rwandan President has accused Burundi's leaders of carrying out "massacres" on their people. This comes just a few days after the UN secretary-general warned of "inflammatory rhetoric" from Burundi's leaders in the country's unfolding crisis.
Kosovars will now be granted their own country dialling code after an agreement was reached between Serbia and Kosovo, states at war in the late 1990s, in a latest round of talks.