French police clear thousands of migrants living rough on streets of Paris

French police clear thousands of migrants living rough on streets of Paris

French police on Friday evacuated several thousand migrants from a makeshift camp in northeastern Paris, just over one week after thousands were moved from a larger camp in Calais. Officers backed by riot police converged early Friday on the streets around the Stalingrad subway station, where migrants and refugees had been living rough. A total […]

Syrian army presses offensive as UN decries Aleppo’s ‘living hell’

Syrian army presses offensive as UN decries Aleppo’s ‘living hell’

Syrian regime forces advanced Sunday in Aleppo after Russia unleashed dozens of air strikes, as the UN’s top aid official decried the “living hell” suffered by residents in the city’s rebel-held east. The devastating five-year war in Syria has ravaged second city Aleppo, once the country’s economic hub but now torn apart by fighting between […]