Dutch Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert resigned Tuesday evening after her ministry was held accountable for an incident in which two soldiers were killed in Mali. Source: Politico
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As dozens of migrants continue to land daily on the shores of eastern Aegean islands, and tensions rise in reception centers, local communities are becoming increasingly divided over growing migrant populations.
A total of 438 people arrived on the islands aboard smuggling boats from Turkey in the first three days of the week, with another 175 people arriving on the islet of Oinousses yesterday morning. Source Ekathimerini
After a southern Swedish police station was damaged in a blast on Wednesday, police officers have said threats against them are becoming increasingly common. Early on Wednesday morning, the entrance to the police station in Helsingborg was destroyed in an explosion which Minister of Justice Morgan Johansson said was “a serious attack on the judiciary”. Source TheLocal
Pyongyang could stage an unprecedented strike on the US at an unexpected time, the North Korean state run news agency KCNA warned on Thursday. The threat came as the South Korean and US navies conduct massive joint drills amid increasing tensions over the north’s nuclear and missile ambitions. Source: Sputnik