There has been a surge in refugees arriving on Greek islands in the past week, with 7,000 landing each day against 4,500 at the end of September, which may be linked to worsening weather, the International Organization for Migration IOM said on Friday.
From Geneva, Switzerland, officials from Doctors Without Borders called for an independent fact-finding mission to investigate the US air strike on a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, that killed at least 22 people.
GENEVA Reuters - Medecins Sans Frontieres Doctors Without Borders called on Wednesday for an independent international fact-finding commission to be established to probe the deadly U.S bombing of its hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan.
GENEVA - Doctors Without Borders is calling for an independent fact-finding mission under rules of the Geneva Conventions into a U.S air strike on a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan that killed at least 22 people.
GENEVA Reuters - Nearly 100 migrants are reported to have died in the Mediterranean off Libya since Sunday, the International Organization for Migration said on Tuesday, citing unconfirmed reports from the Libyan Red Crescent.
The American daredevil Johnny Strange has died in the Swiss Alps while attempting a wingsuit jump, the latest casualty in what is regarded as one the most dangerous extreme sports, authorities said Friday.
A suspected US air strike on a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz that killed sixteen people including nine MSF staff on Saturday was inexcusable and possibly criminal, UN rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said.