Posts Tagged ‘Refugee’

Reports: Suspected mastermind of Paris attacks identified

(Media Release) PARIS — A French official identified the suspected mastermind of the attacks that killed 132 people in Paris on Friday as Belgian national Abdelhamid Abaaoud, and said he is believed to be linked to thwarted attacks on a high-speed train bound for the French capital and a church in the Paris area, according to […]

EU launches anti-smuggler operation

(Media Release) The EU is beginning a new operation in the southern Mediterranean to intercept boats smuggling migrants. Under Operation Sophia, naval vessels will be able to board, search, seize and divert vessels suspected of being used for human smuggling. Until now, the EU has focused on surveillance and rescue operations. So far this year, […]

Oprah Winfrey ‘was victim of racism’ in Switzerland

US talk show host Oprah Winfrey says she was the victim of racism during a recent visit to Switzerland. She said an assistant refused to serve her in an upmarket handbag shop in Zurich. Winfrey, one of the world’s richest women, was apparently told the bags on display were “too expensive” for her. Her claims, […]

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