October 25, 2019

Turkey forcibly returned refugees to war-torn Syria: report

omersukrugoksu/iStock(ANKARA, Turkey) -- The Turkish government forcibly deported Syrian refugees over the Syrian-Turkish border in the months before the invasion of Syria to fight the Kurds, according to a new report by Amnesty International. Despite an absence of official statistics on how many refugees have returned to Syria, the report claims that hundreds of refugees were forcibly deported to Syria after being coerced or conned into signing “voluntary return” documents. Some of those interv..
October 25, 2019

2 more arrested in connection with 39 Chinese found dead in tractor-trailer

carlballou/iStock(LONDON) — Two more people have been arrested by police after 39 bodies were found in a truck container earlier this week. A 38-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman on suspicion of 39 counts of both manslaughter and human trafficking, police said in a statement. On Wednesday, a 25-year-old truck driver from Northern Ireland was the first person arrested and is being held on suspicion of murder. Police announced on Thursday that they had secured a warrant to hold the man in polic..
October 25, 2019

Semi truck deaths: Two more arrests made in connection with 39 Chinese found dead

carlballou/iStock(LONDON) -- Two more people have been arrested after 39 bodies were found in a truck container in Essex, 20 miles east of London, on Wednesday. Police arrested a 38-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman on suspicion of conspiracy to traffic people and on suspicion of 39 counts of manslaughter, authorities said in a statement. This is in addition to the 25-year-old truck driver from Northern Ireland whom police arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of murder. On Thursday, police a..
October 25, 2019

Over 100 ISIS prisoners are on the loose, security officials must act now: Experts

DanHenson1/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Over 100 ISIS soldiers have reportedly escaped prisons in Syria. Now, security officials around the world need to work together to protect their borders in order to stop the next possible terrorist attack, experts say. Earlier this month, security at Syrian detention camps in al-Hol -- where thousands of ISIS soldiers were held -- weakened as Turkey invaded. As the Turkish Kurds fought the Syrian Kurds, who were guarding the jails, supporters of the Islamic State ..