One Afghan refugee arrested in Italy for terrorism, two on the run

An Afghan asylum seeker was arrested in Italy on international terrorism charges, while two members of a cell suspected of planning attacks in Europe are on the run, the authorities said Tuesday.

Turkey killing Syrian refugees trying to cross border: rights group

Turkish border guards have killed and beaten Syrian refugees trying to cross the border, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday, noting that this contradicts the official government claim the border is open.

Christian groups fly vulnerable Syrian refugees to refuge in Italy

A humanitarian airlift programme run by Italian Catholic and Protestant groups wants to spare Syrian refugees the dangerous boat journey across the Mediterranean. Now the Christian activists are bringing another group of people to Italy.

Refugee who set self on fire dies in Australian hospital

A North Korean court has sentenced a US national to 10 years of hard labour for spying and subversion, China’s official Xinhua news agency reported Friday.

German court tries man who stabbed mayoral candidate over refugees

A German man who stabbed a Cologne mayoral candidate in the neck during a campaign event over her pro-refugee stance went on trial Friday on charges of attempted murder.