BBC - By Imogen Foulkes
Einsiedeln Abbey, Switzerland's oldest and most famous monastery, has opened its doors to asylum seekers.
The abbey was founded in the 10th Century; for over 1,000 years it has been a place of pilgrimage. For the Benedictine monks who live there, the
The Italian Navy rescued some 1,300 migrants in several operations late on Christmas Day, among them a Nigerian woman who gave birth on board one of the rescue vessels, local media said Friday.
The majority of the migrants were on boats adrift off the coast of
The Ethiopian Defense Ministry charges that a pilot hijacked to Eritrea an attack helicopter which went missing a few days ago.
In a statement issued late Monday the ministry said the pilot of the Ethiopian attack helicopter forced his co-pilot and technician to land in Eritrean
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
December 22, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Two Eritrean rebel groups on Monday said they have killed 7 Eritrean intelligence agents in an attack they jointly carried out on a military camp in the southern part of the country.
The rebel groups - the Red