Sarkozy wants special jails, courts for terrorism suspects

Paris was once again put on high alert last Sunday after a car loaded with gas cylinders was found near Notre Dame cathedral in an incident that could have been an attack on a Paris railway station. Security is a key topic in the presidential elections in 2017, as more than 230 people have been killed…

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Agreement reached between Italy and Tunisia over illegal immigration

Italian minister Roberto Maroni and his Tunisian counterpart Rafik Belhaj have agreed to step up the fight against illegal immigration and human trafficking and related criminal organizations behind such activity. The two also agreed to simplify and speed up procedures to identify illegal Tunisian migrants held in Italian detention centers. The deportation of illegal Tunisian…

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    Over 100 illegal African migrants reach Spain

    Over a hundred African migrants were held at a detention center in Motril, Granada, after two boats turned up on the shores in a span of less than 24 hours. The immigrants, who departed from Morocco, exceeded the capacity of the immigrant detention center, resulting in the majority being scheduled to be moved to another…

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      Rice Hears Complaints From British Muslims

      BLACKBURN, England – Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice heard passionate complaints Saturday from British Muslims about U.S. polices in Iraq, toward the Palestinians and at the U.S.-run detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Some of the complaints were voiced respectfully by Muslim leaders who met with Rice. Others were chanted, shouted and screamed by anti…

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        Held In 9/11 Net, Muslims Return To Accuse U.S.

        By NINA BERNSTEIN Hundreds of noncitizens were swept up on visa violations in the weeks after 9/11, held for months in a much-criticized federal detention center in Brooklyn as “persons of interest” to terror investigators, and then deported. This week, one of them is back in New York and another is due today – the…

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