Interior minister says there are 3.5 million refugees in Turkey

Interior minister says there are 3.5 million refugees in Turkey

Turkey’s Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu has announced that there are 3,551,078 refugees in Turkey based on data from Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Agency (AFAD).

ETUC: Europe needs a pay rise

ETUC: Europe needs a pay rise

The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) is launching a campaign for a pay rise for workers throughout Europe: to drive economic growth and tackle inequality.

EU border agency expects same number of migrants via Libya this year as last

EU border agency expects same number of migrants via Libya this year as last

The European Union should expect as many migrants crossing from Libya this year as last, when a record number disembarked in Italy, the head of the bloc's border agency said on Wednesday.

US defence secretary renews calls for NATO members to raise military spending

US defence secretary renews calls for NATO members to raise military spending

The new US defence secretary has told NATO members that Washington will "moderate its commitment" to the alliance if they do not increase their spending on defence, the BBC reports.

One dead, several injured in Luxembourg train crash

One dead, several injured in Luxembourg train crash

One person died and several were injured Tuesday in a head-on collision between a freight train and a passenger train in Luxembourg, AP reported.

230 million children live in countries or areas experiencing armed conflict

230 million children live in countries or areas experiencing armed conflict

France and UNICEF will host ministerial conference "Protect Children from War" in Paris on February 21, attended by UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative Leila Zerrougui and Executive Director of UNICEF Anthony Lake, the country's ministry of foreign affairs has said.

Jailed journalist deprived of food and water for hours

Jailed journalist deprived of food and water for hours

Imprisoned president of the now-shut-down Samanyolu TV Hidayet Karaca said during a hearing on Monday that he had not been given any food or water during his transfer from İstanbul’s Silivri Prison to the courtroom in Ankara, Turkish media reported.

Germany picks Frank-Walter Steinmeier to be president

Germany picks Frank-Walter Steinmeier to be president

A German parliamentary assembly has elected Frank-Walter Steinmeier by an overwhelming majority to become the country's new president, AP reported.

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