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Trends to Watch in 2016

Trends to watch for Southeast Europe in 2016.
Ioannis Michaletos: January 13, 2016

IS foothold in Libya threatens Europe, West Africa

The Islamic State has a new front: an established foothold in Libya.
January 9, 2016

Kerry: Time to break deadlock on Libya

World powers have wrapped up a meeting with representatives of Libya’s two rival factions with an affirmation of support for a U.N.-backed plan that would establish a unity government.
December 14, 2015

The trilateral meeting will send a message of peace and stability in the region, PM Tsipras says

"The trilateral meeting of Greece-Cyprus-Egypt will send a message of peace, prosperity and stability in the region," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday
December 9, 2015

Greece-Cyprus-Egypt tripartite meeting on Wednesday

A meeting between Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades is underway.
December 9, 2015

EU offers African nations $1.8 billion to address migration

A group of more than 60 leaders from Africa and the European Union are meeting Wednesday and Thursday in Malta in an attempt to improve their response to the migration crisis that has sent hundreds of thousands of people fleeing to Europe this year.
November 12, 2015

Homo naledi: New species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa

When an amateur caver and university geologist arrived at Lee Berger's house one night in late 2013 with a fragment of a fossil jawbone in hand, they broke out the beers and called National Geographic.
September 10, 2015

EU to hold talks on 'exceptional' migrant crisis

The interior ministers of Britain, France and Germany have called for urgent action to address the challenges of thousands of migrants flowing into Europe, which has divided European nations as they debate how to respond.
August 31, 2015

Migrant boat carrying hundreds capsizes off Libya coast

Aid agencies and the Irish Navy are reporting that a fishing vessel carrying about 600 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean and a distress call was issued, about 24 kilometers north of Libya.
August 6, 2015

Zimbabwe seeks extradition of US man accused of killing lion

Zimbabwe's wildlife minister said his country is seeking extradition of a U.S. citizen who is accused of killing a well-known lion who lived on a wildlife reserve.
July 31, 2015