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Terror Attacks: counting the dead

  • June 30th, 2015
  • Posted by EU Australia

Tunisia gunmanThree attacks on the one Friday, 26.6.15, have left a familiar dismal aftermath, counting the dead and wondering about the fragile psychology of the assailants. … Read More »

Emergency summit on migrant boat deaths in the Mediterranean …

  • April 25th, 2015
  • Posted by EU Australia

Migration  EU boatpeopleAn emergency European summit this week, 23.4.15 at Brussels, agreed to step up sea patrols and move on other measures in response to the immigration crisis in the Mediterranean.

The European Union Heads of Government had been jolted into action by the latest, severe tragedy, the capsize of an overloaded boat last Sunday leading to some 800 deaths. … Read More »

Algeria Crisis Death Toll

  • January 25th, 2013
  • Posted by EUEditor

terror-algeria-gas-plant-1-13.jpgThe death toll from the desert terrorist attack at Tiguentourine in Algeria has grown to at least 81 as troops search through the wreckage of the natural gas complex taken hostage by Islamist militants over four days. … Read More »

Algeria: Killing Field

  • January 20th, 2013
  • Posted by EUEditor

algeria-troops-19113-euronews.jpgAlgerian troops made a final assault on Saturday to end the hostage crisis at the Amenas gas plant, at Tiguentourine in the remote Sahara – with heavy loss of life. … Read More »

Algeria-Mali: Bloodshed And Fright In Attack On Desert Outpost …

  • January 19th, 2013
  • Posted by EUEditor

terror-algeria-gas-plant-1-13.jpgNight settled on the Saharan outpost of Tiguentourine, Algeria on Friday, with gross confusion over the fate of hostages, several from Western countries; taken in a terrorist assault on the Amenas natural gas installation there.

It was linked to the war developing in the neighbouring state of Mali, between the government side and Islamist insurgents. … Read More »

“A World Of Wonder And Delight”: Christmas Messages 2011…

  • December 26th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

barrier-reef-coralcoeorg.jpg blackforest-all-free-photos.jpgChristmas celebrations in 2011 were marked with calls for the protection of innocents, love of family, and salvaging of the Earth itself.

Pope Benedict XVI in Rome said the earth was “stained with blood”, praying for the victims of war in the Middle East and the Horn of Africa, and for victims of natural disasters.

The Christian festival, as sometimes will happen, saw the creation of martyrs. More than forty people were killed in a round of bigotry and religious hysteria in Nigeria, by bombs set off while they were in church, on Christmas Day (25.12.11).  Blasts were recorded in the capital, Abuja, Jos in the centre of the country, and other places, in the North-east. Friction between Christian and Islamic communities in Nigeria has got worse in recent years. … Read More »

Fighting In Mogadishu Greets Relief Columns …

  • July 28th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

mogadishu-technical.jpgIn the hard world of the Horn of Africa there would seem to be no relent.

A day after the first United Nations aid was flown into the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday (27.7.11), intense fighting erupted in different parts of the divided city. … Read More »

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