Day: September 3, 2015

Canadian air-strikes may have killed 27 Iraqis, documents raise questions

Canadian airstrike in Iraq may have killed up to 27 civilians: Kurdish militia soldier A Kurdish militia soldier reported that an airstrike by Canadian fighter jets in Iraq may have killed up to 27 civilians, U.S. documents say, but Canadian military denies claims. are on Facebook   CANADIAN FORCES http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2015/09/03/canadian-airstrike-in-iraq-may-have-killed-up-to-27-civilians-kurdish-militia-solider.html […]

Europe’s refugee acceptance rates

Graphic detail Charts, maps and infographics Previous Next Latest Graphic detail All latest updates Daily chart Europe’s migrant acceptance rates Sep 1st 2015, 17:07 BY THE DATA TEAM NOT since the second world war has Europe faced refugee flows of such complexity and scale as this summer’s migrant crisis. The […]

Europe Rethinks the Schengen Agreement

Source: Stratfor When France, West Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg signed the Schengen Agreement in 1985, they envisioned a system in which people and goods could move from one country to another without barriers. This vision was largely realized: Since its implementation in 1995, the Schengen Agreement eliminated border controls […]