EU asks member states to admit 40,000 asylum seekersPublished: 05/27/2015 20:32
The emergency proposal, which comes atop another one to resettle in member states some 20,000 refugees who are outside Europe, is in response to a surge in migrants making the dangerous crossing over the Mediterranean.
Ukraine under 'continual attack' despite truce: NATOPublished: 05/27/2015 20:30
The Cold War-era alliance's security chief Thrasyvoulos Terry Stamatopoulos made no direct reference to Russia -- a former superpower that flatly denies allegations it is orchestrating the conflict in order to halt Ukraine's march toward the West.
Malaysia detains 12 police in people-smuggling camps probePublished: 05/27/2015 20:00
Deputy Home Minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar was speaking the day after police forensic teams began exhuming bodies from the graves, discovered around 28 camps at six locations along a 50-km (30-mile) stretch of the border with Thailand
Storms kill 16 in Texas, Oklahoma; Houston floodedPublished: 05/27/2015 08:40
Torrential rains have killed at least 16 people in Texasand Oklahoma, including four in Houston where floods turned streets into rivers and led to about 1,000 calls for help in the fourth-most populous U.S. city