The evacuation of thousands of villagers in Aleppo was put on hold after the buses set to carry the evacuees were set on fire by fighter rebels. Although the evacuation has resumed after several hours of delay, many civilians are still waiting to be taken out of the war-torn area.
Upholding diplomacy, US starts peace talks with Russia over Syria Attacks.
Turkish government officials acknowledged that the influx of Syrian refugees to the country has contributed in boosting the economy. Turkey’s economic growth has seen an unexpected growth in the third quarter, even as some economic aspects suffered and strained from the flow of migrants.
The Pentagon on Tuesday unveiled its plan to boost spending in defense mechanism in 2017, aiming to increase its military capability to back its European NATO allies. The US Defense Department requested a budget seeking 7.5 billion US dollar for operations in Syria and Iraq for the year 2017.
Malala Yousafzai will be speaking at the "Supporting Syria and the region" conference in London on Thursday, February 4 to ask the world leaders attending to donate $1.4 billion in support of education for Syrian refugees. Muzoon Almellehan, a student and Syrian refugee will also speak at the conference in support of her cause.
The new regulation is being established initiated by the San Bernardino shooting in California that killed 14 people and left 22 wounded. It has drawn many concern and dismay among European citizens, especially those with the dual nationalities as mentioned. Europe could also reciprocate, restricting American with the same duality to enter Europe.
An Australian man is suing eBay for thousands of dollars after it delisted the 'weed hat' he wore in a TV program. According to Daily Rover, Zaky Mallah, an Australian man has taken action against eBay and dragged it to the courtroom.
After struggling a bitter civil war for four years, Syria's government imposes tax on shawarma, restaurants, and other businesses in everyday life as new revenue source.
The war-torn countries around the globe have been forcing fleeing of the locals to nearby countries. The large percentage of refugee migration has principally been seen from war struck countries like Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan since World War 2. Recently, millions and millions of Syrian refugees fled for shelter in their neighboring countries, but alongside their lives lack many other basic needs.
ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) has begun selling Iraqi crude oil to Syria, against which the Islamic militant group has been fighting to take over the country.
Aeroflot agreed to take over its closest competitor Transaero Airlines as the country's economic woes shake the industry. And to help support homegrown companies in the middle of a downturn, the government is urging Aeroflot to purchase the new Russian Superjets by Sukhoi.
This week, a surprising airline news claims that Airbus has expressed its interest in hiring newly arrived refugees in Germany. According to Airbus CEO, Tom Enders the refugees could work in the airline's facilities for a different wage rate.
With the hordes of refugees crossing its borders, Sweden needs extra $7 billion in 2016 and $8.2 billion every year until 2019 to provide for the needs of the people seeking asylum in the country.
Hillary Clinton, the US Democratic Presidential candidate, has raised her voice against the 12 nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Clinton said the agreement is not enough to keep tabs on currency manipulation or protecting consumers from high drug prices
Naguib Sawiris, the third richest man in Egypt announced he wants to buy an island either in Greece or Italy to relocate refugees from the war zone, Syria. He wants to name it 'Ilan' to remember Aylan Kurdi, the Syrian boy drowned on Turkish shore.