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The migrants are often returning from places like Algeria and Libya, where many get stuck en route to Europe, as well as from Europe itself. Efforts have accelerated over the past six months following revelations of migrant slave markets in Libya.
“In case of any issue, restraint will be exercised and the matter will be resolved through utilisation of existing mechanisms of hotline contacts and border flag meetings at local commander’s level,” Pakistan’s military said in a statement.
Israel has targeted more than 60 military targets in the Gaza Strip over 24 hours, saying some 70 rockets and mortars were fired into its territory throughout the day Tuesday, a number of which were intercepted by air defence systems.
A senior figure in the North Korean regime was en route to the US on Wednesday, and Russia’s top diplomat
But a one off look at the 19 years of democratic rule in Nigeria would bear out that not much could be said to have been achieved in the institutionalization of democracy.
India’s plans to buy S-400 weapon system from Russia could affect Indo-US military ties. According to a report in Economic Times, the United States has expressed concerns over the purchase of S-400 air defence system from Russia.
Olusegun Obasanjo made public the report of the investigation conducted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in 2007, on various allegations, including that of the alleged $16b power project.
Israel said its snipers had opened fire on attackers or people attempting to infiltrate under cover of protests, but UN and human right officials have accused Israel of using disproportionate force.
The move is unusual for an elected official – Barnaby Joyce is now a backbencher in the Liberal-National coalition government – and prompted calls from his own party for a ban on payments for media appearances by serving politicians.
Italy’s president rejected the nomination of a eurosceptic, Paolo Savona, for the economics ministry by the far-right League and anti-establishment 5-Star Movement because Savona had previously said Italy should leave the euro zone.