European leaders had a refugee crisiswhite night, 9 tourists died in an Alaska crash, New Jersey family sues over house stalker, and more…
EU AGREE REFUGEE QUOTA
European countries have agreed to relocate 40,000 refugees already in Greece and Italy, after pulling an all-nighter to work out howto tackle the continent’s refugee crisis, says the BBC. Countries will also share resettling another20,000 asylum seekersfleeing poverty and war, many from Iraq and Syria.
CHINA HITS BACK ON HUMAN RIGHTS
China slammed the U.S.for human rights violations today, the day after theUS State Department released its annual report on human rights. The U.S. is“haunted by spreading guns” and riddled with racism, said Beijingaccording toThe Guardian.
ISIS DRESS-UP ATTACK
Islamic State fighters disguised themselves as Kurdish fighters in order to launch a surprise attack on the Syrian city of Kobani, reveals CNN. After sneaking into the city, the killers opened fire killing civilians.
ALASKA PLANE CRASH
Nine people died when a floatplane carrying cruise ship passengerscrashed into a cliff on a sightseeing tour in Alaska, reports the New York Times.
STALKED HOUSE SELLERS SUED
A couple who moved into their new£1.4m home in New Jersey only to find out that the house had a stalkerare suing their sellers, says The Guardian. The family who are trying to sell the house after getting scary letters from thestalker who named himself ‘The Watcher’.