UNHCR: More than 1,500 refugees and migrants have lost their lives attempting to cross the Mediterranean in the first seven months of 2018.
The UN Refugee Agency’s annual Global Trends study found 68.5 million people had been driven from their homes across the world at the end of 2017.
The Russian army does not negotiate and kills both kidnappers and innocent civilians.
The revolution in Syria begins when a hundred people take to the streets in early 2011.
In 2002, dissatisfied soldiers from the north start an uprising against President Gbagbo, a southerner, whose systematic neglect of the north triggers the revolt.
The revolutionary way in which IS uses the media probably contributes significantly to its presence and influence.