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UN refugee agency regrets US ruling on asylum applications

GENEVA — The United Nations refugee agency said on Friday a US Supreme Court order curbing asylum applications at the Mexican border could hurt people fleeing violence an...

UN refugee agency regrets US ruling on asylum applications

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U.N. refugee agency regrets U.S. ruling on asylum applications The United Nations refugee agency UNHCR said on Friday that it regretted the impact that a U.S. Supreme Court order to curtail asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexican border will have on asylum seeker...
12:24, 09/13/2019

UN refugee agency ‘deeply concerned’ about US asylum The concerned comments from UNHCR came after the Trump administration said it will end all asylum protections for most migrants who arrive at the US-Mexico border....
21:12, 07/16/2019

‘Severe’ new US asylum restrictions will put vulnerable families at risk, UN refugee agency says Deeply concerned about the new rule barring from asylum the majority of people crossing the southern land border of the United States, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has warned that the ‘severe’ measur...
00:36, 07/17/2019

Mexico's refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting ...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Mexico's tiny refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting ...
05:24, 05/22/2019

German media report increase in EU asylum applications The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. About 206,500 applications were submitted during the first four months of 2019, compared with 179,000 in 2019, according to the European Asy...
04:24, 06/11/2019

EU sees sharp rise in asylum applications from Venezuela The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. While Syrians and Afghans formerly topped the list, the EU has seen a surge in the number of refugees from Latin America — particularly Vene...
12:12, 06/11/2019

Trump: Guatemala signing deal to restrict asylum applications to US WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that Guatemala is signing an agreement to restrict asylum applications to the U.S. from Central America. The so-called “safe third country” ag...
01:01, 07/27/2019

Trump moves to block asylum applications by migrants – live updates E Jean Carroll considering suing Donald Trump over alleged sexual assault and Jeffrey Epstein makes case for house arrest 3.32pm BST When concerned about Trump policies on tariffs, e.g., GOP Congress ...
16:48, 07/15/2019

Asylum-seekers left in 'inhumane' conditions in German refugee center Inhabitants of Fürstenfeldbruck, a refugee processing center near Munich, told DW of overcrowding, filth and bureaucratic limbo, leading to at least one suicide attempt. Bavarian officials say conditi...
21:12, 05/15/2019

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last y...
11:48, 06/19/2019

UN refugee agency evacuates 131 refugees from Libya to Niger CAIRO (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says it has evacuated 131 African refugees from Libya to its emergency transit center in neighboring Niger. The UNHCR released a statement Thursday sayin...
18:24, 06/20/2019

UN Palestinian refugee agency urges donors to fill shortfall DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — The head of the U.N. agency that helps 5.3 million Palestinian refugees says it is mobilizing to replenish a $211 million shortfall in the face of U.S. funding cuts. Pierre Kra...
18:00, 06/17/2019

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 refugees and migrants, including young children, ab...
18:48, 04/28/2019

India Pledges To Contribute USD 5 Million To UN Palestine Refugee Agency India has pledged to contribute USD 5 million in 2019 to the UN Palestine Refugee Agency, even as it voiced concern over the agency's difficult financial situation due to voluntary contributions from....
08:00, 07/02/2019

Venezuela's 'staggering' exodus reaches 4 million, UN refugee agency says Social and political crisis drives tide of migrantsColombia and Peru host half of fleeing Venezuelans Related: Venezuela at the crossroads: the who, what and why of the crisis More than 4 million Vene...
20:00, 06/07/2019

Mexico’s refugee agency asks UN for help amid application surge MEXICO CITY – Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico’s tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across t...
23:36, 05/22/2019

Scale of displacement across Myanmar ‘very difficult to gauge’, says UN refugee agency Concern over escalating violence in Myanmar’s Chin and Rakhine states continues to grow, with civilians reportedly forced to flee both internally, and across the border into Bangladesh, where hundreds...
18:24, 04/28/2019

UN Palestinian refugee agency reels over allegations of sexual misconduct, nepotism A controversial U.N. Palestinian refugee agency is reeling from allegations of sexual misconduct and abuses of authority involving the agency chief and other senior management figures -- the latest co...
08:48, 08/04/2019

More than half a million Rohingya in Bangladesh get ID cards for first time: UN refugee agency More than 500,000 Rohingya refugees who fled a brutal crackdown in Myanmar two years ago, have received identification cards that the UN insisted on Friday were critical to safeguarding their right to...
23:12, 08/09/2019

UN agency chief calls Ethiopia’s revised refugee law ‘one of most progressive’ in Africa Ethiopia has revised its existing refugee law, making it easier to obtain work permits, drivers’ licenses and access primary school, a move being hailed by the head of the United Nations refugee agenc...
18:12, 04/28/2019

‘World’s deadliest sea crossing’ claimed six lives a day in 2018: UN refugee agency Six people died every day last year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe – “the world’s deadliest sea crossing” - the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Wednesday, citing ongoing political d...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Niger population’s suffering ‘increasing with each passing month’: UN Refugee Agency An upsurge of violence in the south-east of Niger means that the population’s suffering is increasing “with each passing month,” a UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) spokesperson warned on Tuesday, at a press ...
18:12, 04/28/2019

As monsoon rains pound Rohingya refugee camps, UN food relief agency steps up aid Since 4 July, heavy monsoon rains and wind have pounded the refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, with deaths, displacement and major damage following in their wake, the World Food Programme (WFP...
17:24, 07/12/2019

Record displacement shows ‘we're almost unable to make peace’, warns UN refugee agency chief A record 70.8 million people fled war, persecution and conflict in 2018, UN refugee agency chief Filippo Grandi said on Wednesday, appealing for greater international solidarity to counter the fact th...
10:36, 06/19/2019

UN chief praises impact of Palestine refugee agency as ‘our common success’, at key pledging conference The work of the UN body responsible for assisting Palestine refugees, UNRWA, which has allowed millions of children to receive an education that promotes UN values of human rights and tolerance, as we...
19:24, 06/25/2019

New ruling limits asylum for those with persecuted family members PHOENIX (AP) — Immigrants who fear persecution because of their family ties will no longer be eligible for asylum under a new rule issued by U.S. Attorney General William Barr. Barr on Monday announce...
02:12, 07/30/2019

White House to fight ruling that blocks new asylum restrictions The White House will fight a federal judge's decision blocking the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that aimed to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border, it said on...
18:36, 07/25/2019

Trump border official says frustrated by judge ruling blocking asylum ban A top U.S. border official said he was frustrated by a federal judge's ruling on Monday that dealt a setback to a Trump administration rule that sought to block almost all asylum applications at the b...
20:01, 09/09/2019

After U.S. court ruling, Honduran newlyweds among migrants clinging to asylum dream Led by a dream of marrying on U.S. soil, a young Honduran couple traveled thousands of miles from their home in the port city of La Ceiba, narrowly escaping a kidnapping in Mexico before seeking asylu...
10:01, 09/15/2019

Agency Would Raise Bar for Asylum Seekers' Work Permits The Trump administration supports making it harder for asylum seekers to receive work permits while they wait for their cases to be decided, a move that could deter some immigrants from entering the c...
14:36, 09/07/2019

Supreme Court affirms '97 ruling on agency powers The U.S. Supreme Court voted unanimously Wednesday to uphold a prior ruling that gives broad powers to government regulators for interpreting agency rules, but placed new limits on that authority....
20:24, 06/26/2019

UN refugee agency ‘deeply shocked’ at stabbing death of ‘deeply courageous’ Polish mayor The Mayor of the historic port city of Gdansk in Poland, has died in hospital after being stabbed at a televised charity event on Sunday, prompting the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, to issue a statement o...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Doctors, lawyers say new border agency policy risks ‘criminalization’ of asylum seekers A new national policy on uniforms was adopted internally last year after the CBSA began moving what it deems "higher-risk immigration detainees'' from provincial jails, into one of the agency's three...
00:48, 07/15/2019

Teachers need more training to support traumatized refugee and migrant students, says UN on World Refugee Day On World Refugee Day, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is calling for more support to fill the gaps in training for teachers on trauma and psychosocial assistance for ...
05:24, 06/21/2019

15 cities mark World Refugee Day with Refugee Food Festival This month, displaced people are cooking up exotic dishes in nearly 150 restaurant kitchens across the world. The Refugee Food festival promotes positive attitudes — and helps trainee chefs launch new...
21:00, 06/20/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: UN refugee agency on Venezuelan migrant crisis, dramatic resurgence' of measles in Europe, a UN News visit to former nuclear test site, Colombian law for disabled persons receives praise, Security Council on violence in Yemen A recap of Thursday's stories: 'No end in sight' to massive movement of Venezuelan migrants and refugees; 'Dramatic resurgence' of measles threatens Europe; Report from nuclear test site in Kazakhstan...
08:36, 08/30/2019

Tennessee agency investigated 186 child deaths in 2018; most children were known to agency The children ranged in age from 1 day to 17. They died from abuse, neglect and natural causes, according to the Department of Children's Services.        ...
19:12, 05/05/2019

Leading applications on a journey to the cloud If a business wants to grow, it will need to adapt or scale its critical applications along the way. Cloud computing provides the flexible infrastructure required to power and run apps with the agilit...
16:36, 07/17/2019

Intel to optimize its platforms for SAP applications As part of a multi-year partnership, Intel will optimize platforms like the Xeon Scalable processor and Optane DC persistent memory for SAP’s enterprise applications, including SAP S/4HANA....
04:24, 07/19/2019

FDA proposes shorter deadline for e-cigarette applications The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it can advance the date for the submission of e-cigarette applications, responding to a ruling that the agency had exceeded its authority by allowing e-cigar...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Mortgage applications rise after several weeks of declines Weekly mortgage applications rise 2.7% after several weeks of declining, with mortgage rate mostly unchanged.        ...
21:36, 05/08/2019

Mortgage applications surge as rates drop Mortgage rates are hitting their lowest level in 2 years. Matt Graham, Mortgage News Daily, and CNBC's Diana Olick join the 'The Exchange' to discuss where mortgage rates could go from ...
20:12, 06/12/2019

College applications can add up to thousands of dollars. Here's how to save As college costs rise, some students apply to a laundry list of schools to increase their odds of getting into one they can afford. Yet doing so can leave families with another large tab....
18:00, 07/17/2019

Fifth U.S. city will process applications from migrants returned to Mexico The U.S. government on Friday named Brownsville, Texas, as a fifth city for processing applications from asylum seekers and other migrants returned to Mexico pending a decision, the latest initiative ...
22:24, 07/19/2019

Gurugram Restaurants Opt Out Of Food Applications; Say No To Heavy Discounts Restaurants have floated #LogOut campaign on social media to protest against offers-driven paid membership programs such as Zomato (Gold), EazyDiner (Prime)....
18:24, 08/16/2019

Mortgage applications surge on refinances as rates hit 21-month low As mortgage rates fell to the lowest level since September 2017, mortgage applications surged 26.8% last week, led by an increase in refinancing.       ...
07:00, 06/13/2019

Mortgage applications surge on refinances as as rates hit 21-month low As mortgage rates fell to the lowest level since September 2017, mortgage applications surged 26.8% last week, led by an increase in refinancing.       ...
19:12, 06/12/2019

US now requires social media info for visa applications If you want to stay in the US, you'll likely have to share your internet presence. As proposed in March 2018 (and to some extent in 2015), the country now requires virtually all visa applicants ...
05:24, 06/02/2019

U.S. will deal with Huawei waiver applications within weeks: Ross The Trump administration plans to handle applications from tech companies seeking waivers over Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's [HWT.UL] blacklisting within the next few weeks, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wil...
21:12, 07/23/2019

Here's what the surge in mortgage applications means for the housing sector Bob Broeksmit, president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, and CNBC Senior Economics Reporter Steve Liesman, join "Squawk Box" to discuss the increase in mortgage application volume....
14:00, 06/12/2019

Applications Wrongly Rejected, Railways Aspirants May Get Second Chance Several candidates, whose applications were rejected for an examination conducted by the Indian Railways, will likely be given a second chance, according to officials....
19:00, 07/30/2019

U.S. federal judge orders FDA to implement 10-month deadline for e-cig applications A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the Food and Drug Administration to impose a 10-month deadline for the submission of e-cigarette applications, turning the screws on companies like Juul Labs Inc...
22:12, 07/12/2019

US Rep Grijalva accepting applications for Congressional Youth Advisory Council TUCSON — U.S. Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva of Arizona’s third congressional district is accepting applications for the Congressional Youth Advisory Council, his office announced Wednesday. YAC offers young a...
01:24, 09/13/2019

Applications to grow hemp pour in to Illinois Department of Agriculture SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Department of Agriculture received nearly 400 applications to grow or process industrial hemp in the first 24 hours after they became available. Agriculture officials ...
13:36, 05/02/2019

Science Applications awarded $41.8M for work on Navy missile systems Science Applications International was awarded $41.8 million by the U.S. Navy for the overhaul and repair of the MK-82 Director and AN/SPG-62 Antenna systems, both part of the AEGIS combat system suit...
03:48, 06/18/2019

Brooklyn man accused of immigration fraud, submitting hundreds of faked applications: DOJ A New York City man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly running an immigration fraud scheme that involved filing over 1,800 fake immigration applications over the past four years, according to a press ...
03:12, 07/24/2019

Mortgage applications fall for fourth straight week despite lower rates Mortgage applications fell for the fourth week as home owners were in no rush to refinance now that rates are expected to stay lower for longer.       ...
18:24, 07/24/2019

Weekly mortgage applications rise as buyer's market takes hold Homebuyers are taking advantage of lower mortgage rates and a slow summer for sellers, and that is driving mortgage applications higher. Total mortgage application volume rose 2.0 % last week compared...
13:36, 09/11/2019

AI applications, chips, deep tech, and geopolitics in 2019: The stakes have never been higher The state of AI in 2019 report analysis with report author, AI expert, and venture capitalist Nathan Benaich continues. High-profile applications, funding, and the politics of AI...
17:48, 07/11/2019

Ford's Trademark Applications for 'Badlands' and 'Adrenaline' Could Mean New Truck Packages in the Future Ford hit the U.S. Patent and Trademark offices earlier this month and the names it trademarked sound like some fun trucks are just waiting to happen....
03:24, 07/25/2019

Trump administration breaks campaign promise, purges 200,000 VA healthcare applications "The current state of the Department of Veterans Affairs is absolutely unacceptable,” presidential candidate Donald Trump said when speaking at a rally on Oct. 31, 2015, in front of the retired battle...
06:24, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. federal judge orders FDA to implement 10-month deadline for e-cig applications A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the Food and Drug Administration to impose a 10-month deadline for the submission of e-cigarette applications, turning the screws on companies like Juul Labs Inc...
23:12, 07/12/2019

Chunky cat finds foster home after 3,000 applications respond to viral tweet PHILADELPHIA (NBC NEWS) — A fat cat who stole the hearts of feline lovers all over the internet last week has found a foster home after more than 3,000 applications poured in. Mr. B, a 26-pound ...
04:12, 09/01/2019

Third Transform 2019 AI Showcase: Practical data and machine learning applications At the third and final showcase at VentureBeat’s Transform 2019 AI event, five more companies showed the crowd their latest innovations and products.Read More...
23:24, 07/11/2019

FBI kept using Steele dossier for FISA applications despite documenting ex-spy's bias, documents show The FBI formally documented the anti-Trump bias of British ex-spy Christopher Steele shortly before the November 2016 presidential election, yet used his unverified dossier in multiple Foreign Intelli...
04:48, 08/09/2019

Kristin Cavallari Is Taking Applications For an Uncommon James VP: "I Just Can't Be Putting Out Fires Anymore!" Kristin Cavallari handles work-life balance like a boss. But even she can't do it all on her own! Over the last 10 weeks, Very Cavallari fans have watched the Uncommon James founder......
05:36, 05/13/2019

Virginia couples no longer required to list race on marriage applications, attorney general says Couples planning to get married in Virginia are no longer required to provide their race on marriage applications, the state's attorney general told state clerks on Friday....
00:24, 09/16/2019

Financial regrets: What would you have done differently and what can you do now? Odds are, when it comes to money, there are some things you'd really rather have done differently. (Maybe you still can.)        ...
18:36, 06/01/2019

Al Franken Has Regrets. Kirsten Gillibrand Does Not. “There is no prize for someone who tries to hold accountable a powerful man who is good at his day job,” she says after Mr. Franken spoke out in a New Yorker article....
18:36, 07/23/2019

Sanchez has no regrets about joining United "Inter Milan forward Alexis Sanchez has no regrets about joining Manchester United despite a disappointing spell at the Premier League club where he was puzzled by his lack of playing time."...
15:24, 09/03/2019

Alaphilippe has 'no regrets' but doesn't think he can win yellow back "Deceuninck–Quick-Step rider Julian Alaphilippe has said that it was a dream to wear the yellow jersey at the Tour de France but doesn\u0027t think he will be able to win it back after surrendering it...
23:48, 07/26/2019

Thomas: No regrets over middle finger at Carroll Ravens safety Earl Thomas said he stands by flipping the middle finger to Seahawks coach Pete Carroll in a September game after going down with a broken leg....
05:00, 07/25/2019

Skip Bayless works too hard to have hot-take regrets Has Skip Bayless ever been wrong? “Honestly, I’ve never regretted an opinion because I work too hard at it. I prep too hard, I think too hard,” Bayless told The Post. “When I give that list [of 10-15 ...
01:00, 08/16/2019

BJP MP Regrets Posting Derogatory Article Against Prakash Raj BJP Lok Sabha member from Mysuru Pratap Simha on Thursday regretted posting derogatory article against multi-ligual film actor Prakash Raj and withdrew his comments from Twitter and Facebook......
22:00, 08/08/2019

Acosta Has No Regrets About How He Handled Epstein's Case A stammering, soft-spoken Labor Secretary Alex Acosta spent his Wednesday afternoon desperately trying to convince a deeply skeptical public that he acted entirely above board while overseeing alleged...
22:12, 07/10/2019

McVay regrets 'overpreparing' for Super Bowl Head coach Sean McVay experienced paralysis by analysis in the days before the Los Angeles Rams lost to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3....
19:12, 05/08/2019

Ricciardo: "No regrets" over Renault F1 move despite Red Bull win Daniel Ricciardo has no regrets over his Renault move despite Red Bull's first win with Honda, because his former Formula 1 team is "still a fair way from the title"...
17:36, 07/12/2019

Lewandowski 'regrets' Hummels decision 'not to help us anymore' "Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski said he \u0027regrets\u0027 defender Mats Hummels decision \u0027not to help us anymore\u0027 after his former teammate rejoined his former club and Bayern ri...
16:12, 07/29/2019

LSU basketball coach regrets not meeting with LSU officials DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — LSU men’s basketball coach Will Wade has acknowledged making “some mistakes” when he refused to speak with school officials in March regarding a leaked FBI wireta...
01:48, 05/29/2019

Frazier: No regrets ducking media after miscues Yankees outfielder Clint Frazier admitted he cost his team Sunday's game against the Red Sox with his defensive miscues, but he doesn't regret not talking to reporters afterward....
08:12, 06/05/2019

| Russia 'regrets' IAAF doping ban vote The Russian Olympic Committee has insisted his country had fulfilled conditions set by the IAAF after the federation voted to maintain its track and field doping ban....
20:36, 06/10/2019

Kinsler regrets using profanity on field after big homer Ian Kinsler says he regrets using profanity during an emotional outburst after hitting a pivotal three-run home run for the San Diego Padres        ...
04:00, 05/18/2019

U.S. Says Trump Regrets Not Raising Tariffs Higher The White House doubled down on President Trump’s commitment to the U.S. trade war with China after the president appeared to show a glimmer of regret about escalating trade tensions at the Group of S...
15:24, 08/25/2019

Stanaway regrets trying to race through neck injury Richie Stanaway has put his lengthy stint on the Supercars sidelines down to a costly decision to try and race through his neck injury at Winton back in May...
17:48, 08/23/2019

Lion chows down on grass, quickly regrets his decision Vegetarianism makes him sick! The internet is going wild over a video of a carnivorous lion chowing down on grass in India — then promptly tossing his cookies. The ferocious furball is shown grazing i...
05:00, 08/30/2019

"Mai Tai Guy" Has No Regrets Over Stealing Walk-Off Home Run Ball From Kids The Cubs beat the Reds in dramatic, walk-off fashion on Tuesday night, as Kyle Schwarber hit a 10th-inning dinger to put an exclamation point on a Chicago day that had already seen the capture of noto...
00:48, 07/18/2019

‘Regrets is not what I do’: Pelosi defends her comment about four House women The House speaker said she was not sorry about comments she made this weekend that Democrats say were dismissive of four liberal freshmen and their border bill vote....
21:12, 07/10/2019

Ex-UK PM David Cameron Has No Regrets About Launching Brexit Referendrum Former British prime minister David Cameron said Friday he had no regrets about launching the Brexit referendum but accused current PM Boris Johnson of behaving "appallingly" during the pre-vote......
20:24, 09/14/2019

AP regrets Yemeni Pulitzer winner did not receive visa NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has expressed disappointment that its Yemeni reporter was unable to attend the ceremony to collect his Pulitzer Prize because he was not granted a U.S. visa. Maad ...
05:12, 05/30/2019

UK PM May regrets Britain will hold European elections - spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May regrets that Britain will hold European Parliament elections and is determined to find a way to get a Brexit deal through, her spokesman said on Wednesday....
18:00, 05/07/2019

EC's Juncker regrets EU silence on Brexit campaign 'lies' The EU was wrong to stay silent ahead of the 2016 Brexit referendum, Jean-Claude Juncker said as he prepares to step down. Being vocal would have 'destroyed' campaigners' lies. He called for a high tu...
23:12, 05/07/2019

| Morgan has 'no regrets' as England go in search of World Cup glory England captain Eoin Morgan believes the tournament hosts have done everything they possibly could to get themselves ready for a tilt at the World Cup....
00:24, 05/22/2019

Samantha Morton: 'no regrets' at working with Woody Allen The actor, who survived sexual abuse as a child, says director was ‘wonderful to work with’Samantha Morton has said she has “no regrets” working with Woody Allen and that she remains “forever grateful...
01:00, 08/01/2019

Trump pressured his alcoholic brother about his career. Now he has regrets.    In an interview about Fred Trump Jr.’s death of alcoholism, the president admitted mistakes and said he is applying lessons to the nation’s fight against opioids.   ...
14:48, 08/08/2019

Howard Stern is 65, full of regrets, and filthy rich Howard Stern became the most notorious and highest-paid radio host of all time by flooding the air with nonstop outrageous antics.        ...
21:36, 05/14/2019

UK PM Candidate Admits Taking Cocaine, Says Has "Deep Regrets" Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
19:24, 06/08/2019

EU's Juncker regrets lack of transparency in von der Leyen's nomination Retiring European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has expressed regret for the lack of transparency in the process to nominate his successor. His own appointment had followed an election camp...
13:48, 07/05/2019

Trump Pressured Alcoholic Brother About His Career. Now He Has Regrets An attorney for the Montana man accused of slamming a 13-year-old boy's head into the ground for not removing his hat during the national anthem says President Donald Trump's "rhetoric" is partially.....
09:36, 08/09/2019

"No Regrets": Class 12 Topper Hansika Shukla On Scoring 499 Out Of 500 Hansika Shukla, catapulted to instant stardom after topping the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 examination on Thursday, said she has "no regrets" for missing out that one last......
14:12, 05/02/2019

Retired Admiral McRaven has no regrets over criticizing Trump Retired Navy Admiral and former U.S. special operations chief William McRaven has no regrets about criticizing President Donald Trump, though he said on Wednesday that friends in the military faulted ...
04:12, 05/23/2019

| 'No regrets' for retiring Cech despite Europa League loss Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech said he had "no regrets" as he played the final match of his career in a 4-1 Europa League defeat by former club Chelsea....
07:36, 05/30/2019

Paget Brewster Has No Regrets About a Rule She Broke on Friends Paget Brewster is just like us. The Criminal Minds star revealed she's binge-watching Friends from the beginning and she just reached a very important part: Her arrival. Brewster......
00:24, 05/03/2019

Pelosi says she has 'no regrets' about calling out four progressive freshman members: 'Not what I do' Nancy Pelosi said she has "no regrets" about criticizing the four progressive freshman members of her party Wednesday, adding that regret just isn't her style....
21:00, 07/10/2019

Johnson & Johnson to submit applications for at least 10 new drugs by 2023 Johnson & Johnson said on Wednesday it expected to file marketing applications for at least 10 new drugs between 2019 to 2023, to strengthen its pharmaceuticals unit which has been a major growth driv...
16:36, 05/15/2019

Refugee found hiding in car glove box A refugee travelling from Morocco has been pictured stashed in a car glove box, while others trying to cross the border were rescued from an engine compartment and a dump truck....
15:24, 05/27/2019

Banks can help to alleviate the refugee crisis Humanitarian crises are emerging market issues and local banks are the best way to distribute aid. Banks should make it easier and cheaper to get funds to them....
20:24, 04/28/2019

What it’s like being a transgender refugee sex worker in Pakistan It’s a dark underworld rarely brought to light in discussions of human rights and refugees. But there is a growing pool of refugees in Pakistan – who have fled oppression in neighboring Afghanistan an...
01:36, 05/07/2019

| Rugby Australia admits Folau regrets, downplays backlash Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle has downplayed any backlash from Polynesian players sharing similar beliefs to Israel Folau, while admitting to regrets....
13:24, 05/18/2019

Jeff Francoeur regrets not punching Willson Contreras years ago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras managed to antagonize two members of the Braves organization Monday night, both on the field and in the broadcast booth. After Contreras launched a home run in the secon...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Trump has no regrets blasting Elijah Cummings: ‘I’m the least racist person’ President Trump said he has no regrets in blasting Rep. Elijah Cummings and the congressman’s “corrupt” city of Baltimore because the criticism is effectively helping African Americans who have to liv...
06:12, 07/31/2019

UK regrets leak of memos calling Trump administration 'inept' Britain said on Monday it had contacted Washington to express regret for the leak of confidential memos in which its ambassador described U.S. President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional...
16:24, 07/08/2019

Trump regrets the 'pressure' put on his brother, who died of alcoholism in the 1980s President Trump reflected on his relationship with his brother Fred Trump Jr. -- who died in 1981 as a result of alcoholism -- and the lasting effect Fred's drinking had on him, in a new interview....
16:24, 08/08/2019

Sudan opposition regrets military council's suspension of talks Sudan's opposition alliance on Thursday said the ruling military council's suspension of talks with protesters for 72 hours was a "regrettable decision"....
06:48, 05/16/2019

Gillibrand says she continues to have ‘no regrets’ about leading the call for Franken’s resignation The New York senator and Democratic White House hopeful responded to a New Yorker report that seven of her then-colleagues regret their demands in 2017....
17:36, 07/23/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand says she doesn't have 'any regrets' in Al Franken's ousting from Senate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, doubled down in her decision in leading the ousting of her former colleague, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn, saying she doesn't have "any regrets."...
04:24, 07/23/2019

EU urges Iran to respect nuclear deal, regrets US sanctions The European Union is urging Iran to respect the international agreement curbing the Islamic Republic's nuclear ambitions and says it aims to continue trading with the country despite U.S. sanctions....
12:36, 05/09/2019

Prince Andrew ‘regrets’ friendship with Jeffrey Epstein after arrest He saw no evil. Britain’s Prince Andrew admitted Saturday that it was a “mistake” to continue palling around with convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, but insisted he never saw any s...
22:12, 08/24/2019

Bowyer still regrets not hitting Truex at NASCAR round in April Stewart-Haas Racing driver Clint Bowyer says he still regrets not pushing Martin Truex Jr out of the way to win the Richmond NASCAR Cup Series round five months ago...
18:24, 09/12/2019

No regrets for Konta as Briton refuses to use court-switch as an excuse "Johanna Konta said her 7-5 7-6(2) defeat by Czech Marketa Vondrousova had not felt like a French Open semi-final after it was played 24 hours late and on a half-empty small showcourt."...
19:36, 06/07/2019

F2's Michel regrets Gelael's last-minute Silverstone penalty change Formula 2 boss Bruno Michel says he "can fully understand" Sean Gelael's "frustration" after the Indonesian withdrew from the Silverstone round following a penalty issued shortly before the feature ra...
21:12, 07/15/2019

Atlanta United coach de Boer regrets choice of words Atlanta United coach Frank de Boer says he regrets his choice of words in a British newspaper interview about gender equity in soccer and stressed that he's a big supporter of the women's ga...
11:00, 08/15/2019

Mauricio Pochettino has no regrets over Kieran Trippier’s Tottenham departure • Trippier moved to Atlético Madrid in the summer• Pochettino insists there is no bad blood between themMauricio Pochettino has insisted he has no regrets over how he and Tottenham handled Kieran Trip...
02:36, 09/13/2019

Trump's pick for Fed board says he regrets joke about Obamas: 'I shouldn't have said it' President Trump Federal Reserve Board pick Stephen Moore on Tuesday expressed regret for comments he made in 2016 regarding the Obamas leaving the White House, as doubt lingers over his nomination....
09:24, 05/02/2019

Full Throttle - Mackenzie has ‘no regrets’ over O’Halloran crash incident "Full Throttle, the Eurosport Bikes Podcast, is back... with a special chat with Tarran Mackenzie and an injury update on WorldSBK star Leandro Mercado."...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Al Franken regrets resigning from Senate over sexual misconduct scandal Former Sen. Al Franken says he “absolutely” regrets his December 2017 resignation over a sexual misconduct scandal — and some of the senators who’d pressed him to quit are also questioning...
21:12, 07/22/2019

Americans eat like refugees in honor of World Refugee Day TUCSON – It’s called The Ration Challenge. Thousands of American honoring World Refugee Day by rationing their food. Participants were sent a box of food to last them a week. The food they...
06:48, 06/21/2019

EU countries put pressure on refugee sea rescue missions A court in Malta has fined a German captain for sailing an improperly registered rescue ship to save displaced people on the Mediterranean Sea. Malta and Italy have repeatedly closed ports to voluntee...
01:12, 05/15/2019

U.N. pleads for more help to relieve Venezuelan refugee crisis United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi appealed on Sunday for more humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees pouring into neighboring countries where they are overwhelming social ...
03:24, 08/19/2019

He Gave a Bike to a Refugee Girl. 24 Years Later, She Got to Thank Him. Mevan Babakar was a 5-year-old refugee in the Netherlands when she received a present that changed her life. Social media helped her find the man who gave it....
18:12, 08/14/2019

Jay Inslee Is Actually Taking the Climate Refugee Crisis Seriously In a future where storms are more powerful and entire communities are destroyed, people are going to need somewhere to go. They’re gonna need new homes—and a leader willing to let them in....
19:00, 06/06/2019

A New Novel Sees Beyond the Abstraction of Today’s Refugee Stories After two summers volunteering in a refugee center in Athens as thousands of families flooded into Greece, Christy Lefteri found herself wondering what it means to see, and be seen. From the question ...
15:48, 08/22/2019

Trump administration weighs another cut to refugee cap for 2020 The Trump administration is considering further cuts to the annual cap on refugees as it diverts caseworkers to handle asylum claims from Central American families at the southern U.S. border, a senio...
06:00, 09/07/2019

Germany: Death threats sent to pro-refugee politicians As the investigation into the murder of Walter Lübcke intensifies, Cologne's mayor and several other German politicians have had their lives threatened. Police say the threats likely also stem from ri...
03:36, 06/20/2019

Refugee numbers worldwide hit record high: UN For the first time ever, the number of displaced people reached 70.8 million at the end of 2018, according to the UNHCR. The agency's chief warned against a hostile climate for refugees, but Germany c...
10:00, 06/19/2019

France's Macron urges more dialogue with Iran, regrets announcements on enrichment French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he regretted Iran's announcement that it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium limit, but that Paris would hold talks with Iran and its partners to ...
19:24, 06/17/2019

Migrant rescue ship captain regrets Italian docking scare The German captain of a migrant-rescue ship who defied an Italian government ban to dock at the island port of Lampedusa expressed regret on Sunday for any alarm caused when her ship trapped a police ...
16:48, 06/30/2019

Trump 'regrets' not raising tariffs on China sooner; Iran leader outside G7 President Donald Trump said Sunday he "regrets" not raising tariffs sooner against China on the second day of the G7 summit in Barritz, France, comments that required a clarification from the White Ho...
11:48, 08/26/2019

Financial planning: Americans' top regrets all center on this 1 big money mistake In a new survey, a majority of Americans admit that neglecting their savings in some capacity is their biggest financial regret.        ...
14:24, 06/06/2019

Russia's Olympic chief regrets IAAF extension of doping ban: TASS Russian Olympic Committee chief Stanislav Pozdnyakov said on Monday he regretted the decision by global athletics governing body IAAF to extend a ban against Russia's athletics federation over doping,...
12:24, 06/10/2019

Nadal Keen For Federer Wimbledon Duel, Regrets No US Open Clash Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will meet for the 40th time on Friday in the semi-finals at Wimbledon, in what will be the pair's fourth meeting at the All England Club....
07:24, 07/11/2019

Trump regrets not raising tariffs on China higher, White House says U.S. President Donald Trump’s only regret in hiking tariffs on China is that he didn’t raise them higher, his press secretary said Sunday after the president had earlier signaled some remorse for an e...
15:48, 08/25/2019

AB de Villiers has no regrets over controversial retirement U-turn ahead of Cricket World Cup South African legend AB de Villiers says he has no regrets over his controversial offer to come out of international retirement for this summer's World Cup, insisting: "it was something I had to get o...
19:12, 07/17/2019

LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman says he regrets interactions with Jeffrey Epstein Billionaire LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman said he regretted meeting with Jeffrey Epstein following the late financier’s first conviction for soliciting an underage prostitute — but that he did s...
22:48, 09/13/2019

Pioneer of gender-reveal party regrets sparking trend: 'Let kids be who they are' The former blogger changed her perspective when her own daughter began to teach her about the nuances of genderOne of the pioneers of the gender-reveal party, the popular trend for announcing a baby’s...
06:00, 07/27/2019

Pulled Up For Iftar Taunt At Nitish Kumar, Giriraj Singh Has No Regrets Union Minister Giriraj Singh, reprimanded by Home Minister and BJP chief Amit Shah over his controversial comments on an Iftar party attended by party ally Nitish Kumar, today said he had no regrets....
21:24, 06/07/2019

Lara Trump: Joe Biden tanking earlier than expected, 'maybe he regrets now even deciding to run' Former Vice President Joe Biden's popularity is taking a hit from recent gaffes, and the Democratic hopeful may be having second thoughts about 2020, according to Lara Trump....
02:00, 06/25/2019

Earl Thomas: no regrets about showing middle finger to coach during game Former Seahawk made gesture to Pete Carroll last seasonSafety now at Baltimore Ravens after nine years in Seattle Baltimore Ravens safety Earl Thomas said he doesn’t regret showing the middle finger t...
17:12, 07/25/2019

Rahul Gandhi, In Reply To Supreme Court, "Regrets" Chowkidar Remark Again Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, accused of being in contempt of court with his comments on the Rafale fighter jet deal, has reiterated his regret for suggesting that the Supreme Court had endorsed his......
11:36, 04/29/2019

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing says he regrets protest comments were misrepresented Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing said on Friday he deeply regrets that recent comments he made regarding protests in the financial hub were misrepresented and reiterated that any actions that violate...
12:24, 09/13/2019

Frank Lampard joining Chelsea is inevitable but I have no regrets, says Derby owner Mel Morris Derby County owner Mel Morris says Frank Lampard joining Chelsea is inevitable at some point, but still holds out hope that he will remain at the Championship club for another season....
12:48, 06/26/2019

New York mayor says he regrets trusting U.S. Justice Department on Garner chokehold case New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he regrets trusting the U.S. Department of Justice after federal prosecutors declined to charge a city policeman who used a fatal chokehold on...
22:36, 07/17/2019

Taylor Swift Has ''Zero Regrets'' About ''Standing Up'' to Scooter Braun Amid Music Battle Taylor Swift is still standing behind the claims she made about music manager, Scooter Braun. On Sunday, the "ME!" singer wrote a scathing Tumblr post about the 38-year-old......
13:48, 07/03/2019

Newcastle manager Steve Bruce regrets not signing Virgil van Dijk at Hull • Bruce admits Mo Salah slipped through Egyptian scouting net• ‘Van Dijk gave Liverpool the backbone they needed’Steve Bruce has revealed before Saturday’s trip to Liverpool with Newcastle that he tri...
10:24, 09/14/2019

Rays All-Star Charlie Morton, peaking at 35, has no regrets about long road to stardom Charlie Morton, at 35 years old, has had a long road to becoming an ace -- and now the Rays' most important player.       ...
02:36, 08/28/2019

Luann de Lesseps Reveals Her The Real Housewives of New York City Season 11 Regrets It's been a hell of a year for Luann de Lesseps on The Real Housewives of New York City. Luann, who started filming season 11 after a second stint in rehab, found success with her cabaret......
10:12, 07/19/2019

What regrets about a hasty, high-profile #MeToo resignation reveal| Laura Kipnis Al Franken resigned in 2017, during the height of the #MeToo movement’s power. But reporting has cast a new light on the controversyShould Al Franken really have fallen on his sword, resigning his Sen...
14:12, 07/24/2019

Earl Thomas: No regrets about giving Pete Carroll middle finger after getting hurt Earl Thomas stands by the middle finger he famously flashed at his former coach as he was being wheeled off the field last year after suffering an injury....
13:36, 07/25/2019

90 Day Fiancé Stars Russ and Paola on Life With a New Baby, Regrets and Surprises Ahead With a new baby comes all sorts of new challenges--and drama--for 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? stars Russ and Paola Mayfield. "I think my social life, like, I'm the one......
00:48, 05/29/2019

Former Reds manager Bryan Price regrets epic F-bomb tirade in 2015 Former Reds manager Bryan Price reflected on his epic 2015 rant -- 77 F-bombs in 5 1/2 minutes - on the A's Live podcast.       ...
16:00, 07/17/2019

'I wouldn't be the refugee, I'd be the girl who kicked ass': how taekwondo made me When she arrived in the US as a 10-year-old refugee, Dina Nayeri found it hard to fit in. But that all changed when she hatched a plan to get into Harvard – by becoming a taekwondo championWhen I was ...
11:36, 05/31/2019

Venezuelans fleeing crisis deserve refugee status: U.N. Venezuelans fleeing the worsening crisis in their country deserve protection as refugees, the United Nations refugee agency said in updated guidance issued on Tuesday....
12:24, 05/21/2019

Trump administration may consider fresh cutback to refugee cap, official says The Trump administration may consider a making significant reduction to the number of refugees admitted into the U.S. beginning next month due to a massive backlog of more than 900,000 asylum cases....
08:00, 09/07/2019

Trump reportedly considering ending US refugee program – live NYT reports top official has proposed ‘zeroing out’ the program, while another option is to cut admissions by half or moreSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.37pm BST Democratic pr...
22:00, 09/06/2019

Refugee-friendly German club forgoes sponsor for cause German soccer club Babelsberg is forgoing a main jersey sponsor for the coming season to carry the logo of a group campaigning for safe routes for refugees to reach Europe     ...
18:12, 08/01/2019

Refugee law changes will hurt victims of domestic violence, advocates say In the U.S., domestic violence is no longer grounds for asylum claims. Canada has moved to prevent people from making refugee claims in Canada if they have made similar claims in certain other countri...
22:36, 05/08/2019

‘The land where we lived has gone' – the life story of a Rohingya refugee As a young man Habiburahman fled oppression in his native Myanmar and lives, stateless, in Australia. Now he has written a book about his struggle – and his suffering people“A tyrant leant over my cra...
17:36, 08/04/2019

Former child refugee reunited with aid worker who gave her a bike Mevan Babakar uses Twitter to find man whose gift brought her joy more than 20 years agoA former child refugee who posted an online callout to track down a camp worker who gave her a bike has found an...
13:24, 08/14/2019

| Australia election triggers refugee suicide attempts At least four refugees in Australia's offshore Pacific camps have attempted suicide since the conservative government's shock re-election, according to refugees, advocates and police....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Jordan buckling under pressure of growing refugee crisis Jordan’s dangerous geopolitical position, surrounded by civil wars and taking in overwhelming amounts of foreigners, could seriously threaten the survival of one of the only stable regimes left in the...
21:24, 07/12/2019

Refugee crisis in Cyprus close to tipping point Cyprus desperately needs the EU's assistance to deal with the influx of migrants. Those already there are facing atrocious conditions while they wait for their applications to be processed....
21:24, 09/09/2019

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Security Council members at UN Headquarters in New York ...
22:36, 06/24/2019

Tokyo 2020 refugee team to be bigger than in Rio: IOC's Bach The Tokyo 2020 Olympics refugee team will be bigger than the inaugural 10-member squad in Rio de Janeiro four years ago, the International Olympic Committee said on Thursday....
19:00, 06/20/2019

Iraqis choose refugee camps over ruined homes Despairing of the corpses and debris littering the streets, many Iraqis have left their homes in areas liberated from Islamic State two years ago and voluntarily returned to the displacement camps tha...
20:00, 08/05/2019

OAS task force: Venezuelan migrants need refugee status MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — A team of specialists working for the Organization of American States is urging regional leaders to grant refugee status to a growing flood of migrants fleeing Venezuela. The...
22:00, 06/28/2019

Habitat For Humanity Helps Single, Refugee Father LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A single father spoke with LEX 18 about how his life was changed by the Habitat For Humanity Homeowner Program. The stories Joseph Bashombenshombo could tell would send...
02:24, 06/20/2019

'Protect the persecuted': behind Yoko Ono's impactful refugee art project The musician and artist has brought two artworks to New York and talks about her desire to bring empathy to our view of immigrationWhen Yoko Ono fled Japan for America in the 1950s, it was a difficult...
17:24, 06/21/2019

| Why Afghan refugee women in Pakistan fear repatriation Female refugees in Pakistan have told Al Jazeera that they are reluctant to return to Afghanistan because they fear violence and the forced recruitment of their children as child soldiers....
18:48, 05/09/2019

'Invest or pay the price': more than half of refugee children not in education UN refugee chief warns of generation condemned to grow up unable to find work, as special education envoy Gordon Brown calls for urgent fundingMore than half of the world’s 7.1 million school-age refu...
12:36, 08/30/2019

Former child refugee tracks down aid worker who gave her a bike Mevan Babakar uses Twitter to find man whose gift brought her joy more than 20 years agoA former child refugee is to meet the camp worker who gave her a bike, after her online callout to find the man ...
05:00, 08/14/2019

No regrets for Lionel Messi as Barcelona captain repeats Champions League wish ahead of new season Barcelona captain Lionel Messi says he has no regrets about telling the Camp Nou crowd he wanted to bring back the Champions League trophy ahead of last season....
21:12, 08/04/2019

John Travolta is in the Rotten Tomatoes clunker, ‘no regrets’ stage of his career — and is enjoying every minute of it The veteran actor attributes his attraction to eccentric roles, like a stalker in Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst's latest film, to "a fear of getting bored."...
17:00, 08/29/2019

European regrets leave Manchester City chasing a bittersweet treble | Paul Wilson The feeling persists that the club, as opposed to the fans, regard extra amounts of domestic silverware as merely ornamentalJust over three years ago, Leicester City were visitors at the Etihad when t...
18:12, 05/04/2019

Earl Thomas has no regrets giving Seahawks coach Pete Carroll finger last year Former Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas, now with the Baltimore Ravens, doesn't regret flipping off former coach Pete Carroll last year.       ...
17:00, 07/25/2019

‘I Just Wanna Do Everything I Can For 2020.’ Criticizing Trump, Taylor Swift Says She Now Regrets Past Political Silence (Bloomberg) — Taylor Swift said U.S. President Donald Trump probably thinks of the U.S. as an “autocracy” and that she has become disillusioned with the state of American politics in...
10:36, 08/26/2019

Dakota Fanning clarifies the casting in new refugee movie after backlash Dakota Fanning's character in "Sweetness in the Belly" gets caught up in Ethiopia's civil war and is sent to England, a place she has never been to.        ...
02:24, 09/06/2019

Painting and scraping: An Afghan refugee's hopes for German residence When Afghan asylum seeker Yar Mohammad Haiqar found a job as a painter in a small Bavarian city, he couldn't stop smiling at what he hoped would be an opportunity to build a good life and a secure fut...
19:24, 06/20/2019

Syrian refugee arrested for plot to bomb Pittsburgh church Federal authorities have arrested a Syrian refugee who was plotting to attack a Pittsburgh church, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Mustafa Mousab Alowemer, 21, was charged with one coun...
03:36, 06/20/2019

Sea-Watch rescuers slam 'shameful' German, EU refugee policy The humanitarian NGO has accused the EU of deliberately allowing tense standoffs over migrants at Mediterranean ports to deter ships from rescuing people. Sea-Watch captain Carola Rackete is under hou...
19:48, 07/02/2019

Rescue boat captain: Don't let my case distract from refugee crisis Sea-Watch 3 captain Carola Rackete has pleaded with authorities not to be distracted from the humanitarian crisis off the coast of Libya. She said the EU needs to stop cooperating with the Libyan coas...
01:36, 07/11/2019

Inside the secret lives of transgender refugee sex workers in Pakistan It’s a dark underworld rarely brought to light in discussions of human rights and refugees. But there is a growing pool of refugees in Pakistan – those who have fled oppression in neighboring Afghanis...
23:24, 05/06/2019

Australian Fights to Save Her Grandchildren From Syrian Refugee Camp Karen Nettleton spent the past five years searching for her grandchildren, whose father was an ISIS fighter. Now their fate has become a political football....
22:48, 04/28/2019

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation following a brawl with locals...
17:00, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campa...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Syrian refugee charged in church bombing ordered detained PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Syrian refugee charged with plotting to bomb a Pittsburgh church to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq has been ordered detained Friday. A criminal complaint alleges Mu...
20:00, 06/21/2019

From refugee to Rouen, Fulutudilu ready to shine for South Africa Ode Fulutudilu's early life was one of upheaval as her family fled Zaire and then Angola, but her selection for South Africa at the 2019 women's World Cup shows she has not let those tough beginnings ...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Refugee crisis could be 'stroke of luck in German history,' says ex-president Former President Christian Wulff has warned Germans from entertaining far-right causes. He said the arrival of refugees at the height of the migration crisis could eventually be as momentous as reunif...
20:00, 06/19/2019

Jack Dorsey told us about Square’s plan to help refugee entrepreneurs Europe’s refugee crisis is often framed as merely that – a crisis. The Syrian civil war, to name just one of the many humanitarian catastrophes that occurred this decade, resulted in a flood of people...
21:36, 06/11/2019

Uganda: As refugee influx persists, UN cites funding gaps The representative of the United Nations refugee agency in Uganda says “major gaps” in funding are constraining their work in the East African country sheltering 1.3 million refugees...
14:36, 09/12/2019

‘I Believe in My Work.’ How Rep. Ilhan Omar Rose From Refugee to Trump’s Top Target Dahabo Mohamed, a freshman at Richfield High near Minneapolis, is patiently waiting in the school’s auditorium to meet her Congresswoman, Ilhan Omar. Omar has just finished giving remarks to the...
20:36, 07/18/2019

Greece's PM rejects Turkey's refugee 'threats,' urges talks Greece's prime minister has criticized Ankara for its threat to reopen its borders to refugees. More than 300 people arrived on Greek islands over the weekend, prompting Athens to ask EU nations to sh...
05:12, 09/09/2019

East German refugee eligible for compensation over dramatic escape An East German refugee had applied for compensation after being traumatized during a hair-raising escape. He was trapped on a barbed wire fence when border guards found him....
19:36, 07/24/2019

"India Can't Be Refugee Capital": Centre To Top Court On Assam NRC List Lakhs of people have been wrongly included in the draft National Register of Citizens being prepared in Assam to weed out illegal immigrants, centre told the Supreme Court today, asking for more time....
13:24, 07/19/2019

More than half of world’s refugee children ‘do not get an education’, warns UNHCR Refugee children in their millions are missing out on an education, the UN said on Friday, in an appeal to host countries to back more inclusive policies to prevent them from “languishing” in camps fo...
17:48, 08/30/2019

Italy frees Eritrean refugee mistaken for human trafficker An Eritrean carpenter residing in Sudan was arrested in 2016 as part of a joint British-Italian operation. Three years later, a court in Sicily said he isn't the human trafficking kingpin they wanted....
22:00, 07/12/2019

Norwegian Refugee Council: More people displaced by fighting, disasters than ever before More people have been displaced in their home countries by events like war, violence and natural disasters than at any other time in history, a new report said Friday....
15:12, 05/10/2019

Child traffickers prey on world's largest refugee camp In the middle of the night in a town in south-eastern Bangladesh, a Rohingya boy is found bound and blindfolded and dumped in the marketplace. He is pale and skinny, but he is alive. And nearly four m...
11:24, 09/01/2019

Turning boats into bags, refugee stitches together life in Greece Bent over a sewing machine, Fariba Amini stitches her latest design using the unlikeliest of fabrics: a sheet from a discarded rubber dinghy, like the one that brought her and thousands more refugees ...
16:48, 06/05/2019

AP Photos: Refugee women find relief in Greek soccer Players in Greece's first refugee women's soccer team weren't allowed to take part in an international tournament but still found a way to win       ...
05:12, 07/10/2019

Scores of Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh destroyed by flooding Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have drenched the Cox’s Bazar settlement, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters, and injuring 11 people, the UN refugee agency, UN...
19:36, 07/05/2019

Refugee agencies urge EU to greater migrant efforts in Libya The UN's refugee agency and the International Organization for Migration are urging the European Union to take urgent action to help migrants fleeing conflict-torn Libya or stuck in detention centers ...
16:24, 06/07/2019

EU interior ministers seek compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Nothern and southern Europe have been at loggerheads over how to handle migrants crossing from northern Africa. Despite criticism, Italy has refused to open its ports to rescue vessels....
14:12, 07/18/2019

No Regrets? NYC Mayor and Presidential Candidate Bill de Blasio Gets Real About Eric Garner, the NYPD, and Policing New York City Mayor and 2020 presidential candidate Bill de Blasio has no regrets over how he handled the legal proceedings of Daniel Pantaleo, the cop who killed Eric Garner. During his interview wit...
23:24, 09/10/2019

Trump’s Refugee Cuts Threaten Deep Consequences at Home and Abroad Sure, countries take in people displaced by warfare out of humanitarian concerns. But they also have a more practical goal: preventing still-worse conflicts....
12:48, 09/11/2019

‘Bread is practically sacred’: how the taste of home sustained my refugee parents Nothing taught me more about my parents – and myself – than the food they cherished after fleeing wartorn Bosnia. By Aleksandar HemonMy parents’ social life in Bosnia (and therefore their children’s) ...
09:00, 06/13/2019

Iraqi Refugee Is Convicted in Germany of Raping and Murdering Teenage Girl The man was sentenced to life in prison for killing the 14-year-old in a case that fueled outrage, particularly on the far right, at the handling of asylum seekers....
13:24, 07/10/2019

Suspect in politician Walter Lübcke's killing probed over refugee attack Stephan E. is accused of murdering a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU party in central Germany. Prosecutors also suspect he was involved in a stabbing attack on an Iraqi refugee in 2016....
00:36, 07/27/2019

Chechen refugee in Germany fined after sharing DW article on Islamic State A court in Augsburg has fined a refugee from the Chechen Republic after he shared a DW article on his Facebook page. According to the ruling, he propagated the insignia of the Islamic State group....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Shunned Congolese refugee on raising a son born out of rape: the baby had a right to live For the scores of Congolese women who have raped, the trauma and banishment only deepens if they conceived a child from the attack. But some brave voices are speaking out in the hopes of drawing aware...
18:24, 07/01/2019

Salvini closes Italy's ports to German refugee rescue ship Italy's interior minister is preventing a German rescue ship carrying 100 survivors from docking at national ports. The nationalist Matteo Salvini has been instrumental in barring rescue shops from It...
16:36, 08/27/2019

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey helps UK refugee entrepreneurs take payments Square, the payments company co-founded by Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey, has launched an initiative to enable refugee entrepreneurs to accept card and mobile payments, to help get their busines...
21:24, 06/11/2019

EU interior ministers fail to find compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Interior ministers from across the European Union have failed to agree on temporary measures to manage increased migration across the Mediterranean. Officials have told DW that the future of the bloc ...
17:24, 07/18/2019

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal, but may even ...
05:12, 06/07/2019

Germany: Migrants attack police probing death at refugee center A group of migrants have pelted officers with stones as they tried to investigate the death of a woman at the migrant center in the southern German city of Regensburg. A three-hour operation ensued to...
16:48, 05/11/2019

Canada-style refugee deal still on the table in Trump talks with Mexico The Trump administration's deal with Mexico on Friday to avoid tariffs could lead to Mexico adopting the same agreement Canada has with the U.S. regarding refugees: Whatever country gets the refugees ...
10:48, 06/11/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro warns of Argentine refugee crisis if Macri loses Right-wing Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro warned on Monday that his country could see a wave of migrants fleeing Argentina if a presidential election there returns leftist politicians to power, af...
20:24, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong Independence Activists Granted Refugee Status In Germany Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi-autonomous Chinese city receiving such protection....
21:24, 05/22/2019

Assad demolishes refugee homes to tighten grip on rebel strongholds As the civil war wanes, the government is blowing up properties in areas it claims were opposition heartlandsAmjad Farekh’s shops had survived Syria’s long civil war, but not the new, unsteady peace t...
00:00, 06/09/2019

Warren plans to increase annual refugee admissions nearly 800 percent from FY2018 Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Thursday released a sweeping immigration plan that would dramatically increase the number of refugee admissions by nearly 800 percent from FY 2018 and 250 percent fr...
00:24, 07/12/2019

How Afghanistan cricket team went from refugee camps to competing with the world's best There has been a sense, through the first half of a disappointing second World Cup campaign for Afghanistan, that an early chapter of their cricketing history is closing....
18:36, 06/18/2019

Hong Kongers wanted for rioting granted refugee status in Germany Two Hong Kong residents wanted for rioting have been granted refugee status in Germany, in a major blow to the city's international reputation as fears grow of shrinking political freedoms in the semi...
05:48, 05/23/2019

"Can Be Enormous Blow": UN Refugee Body Chief On Assam Citizens List The controversial citizenship list in Assam that has left almost 19 lakh people facing statelessness has drawn criticism from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees....
17:00, 09/01/2019

Germany passes refugee migration 'stress test': expert report A team of researchers concluded that Angela Merkel managed the 2015 refugee crisis "quite well," and Germany is better prepared for another one. But some experts had stinging words for the EU's disjoi...
20:12, 05/08/2019

Champions League Final: Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has no regrets over starting Harry Kane v Liverpool Mauricio Pochettino said Tottenham should be proud after the 'painful' Champions League Final defeat to Liverpool, and insisted he had no regrets about starting Harry Kane....
04:24, 06/02/2019

UN refugee chief impressed with Brazil’s ‘exemplary’ response to plight of fleeing Venezuelans While praising the “efficient, coordinated, humane and innovative response” by Brazil on behalf of fleeing Venezuelans, the UN refugee chief has said that the sheer number of those on the run is provi...
17:12, 08/19/2019

Germany: AfD's anti-refugee Facebook video sparks massive incitement probe In 2017, a Facebook video posted by the far-right AfD amassed numerous hate-filled comments against refugees. German authorities said they've fined nearly 100 people over their remarks and are probing...
23:24, 08/10/2019

'I saw hell': under fire inside Libya's refugee detention centres | Sally Hayden As deadly airstrikes prompt plans to release detainees, fears rise for those trapped in the country amid claims of serious abuses Kosofo was hiding in the bathroom when a deadly airstrike ripped throu...
10:00, 07/10/2019

German court jails Iraqi refugee Ali B. for life on rape and murder charges A German court sentenced 22-year-old Iraqi national Ali B. to life in prison for raping and killing a 14-year-old girl in Mainz. The man had admitted to murder but insisted that he and the girl had co...
10:48, 07/10/2019

Dakota Fanning responds to casting backlash over Muslim role in new refugee movie After her movie role as a Muslim raised in Africa sparked a social media firestorm, Dakota Fanning is now speaking out on the casting controversy.        ...
02:24, 09/06/2019

Syrian refugee arrested in plot to bomb Pittsburgh church for ISIS, feds say The FBI foiled an attempted bomb plot and arrested a Syrian refugee on Wednesday who allegedly planned to bomb a church in Pittsburgh in the name of the Islamic State, investigators have revealed....
05:12, 06/20/2019

Stateless Rohingya refugee children living in ‘untenable situation’, UNICEF chief With around half a million in effect, stateless Rohingya refugee children living in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar camp, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) chief stressed on Friday that the interna...
18:12, 04/28/2019

In Tanzania, UN refugee chief praises ‘regional peacemaker’ role, and efforts to welcome neighbours on the run The head of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has praised Tanzania for the long-standing welcome it offers hundreds of thousands of refugees, describing it as a “regional peacemaker” in an unstable part o...
18:12, 04/28/2019

‘Brutal weather’ continues as Rohingya refugee children endure devastating rainfall in Bangladesh Heavy flooding and landslides in the Rohingya refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, has left thousands of children and families in an increasingly dire situation with critical infrastructure dam...
21:36, 07/09/2019

Refugee children praise ISIS, vow to 'crush' apostates, videos from Syrian camps show Children born to wives and fighters of the crumpled ISIS caliphate who are now left to fend for themselves in wretched refugee camps throughout Syria are being radicalized at increasingly younger ages...
23:24, 07/22/2019

Football is ‘refuge for those who have left everything’; UN initiative aims to bolster well-being of refugee, migrant children in Peru Sport brings people together “regardless of conditions or flags”, a senior United Nations official in Perú said on Tuesday referring to a new initiative launched over this past weekend to promote the ...
17:48, 08/27/2019

‘Culinary solidarity’: Refugee dinners combat anti-immigration sentiment, one plate at a time Across the country, supper clubs and catering companies, co-ops and cooking classes, breaking-bread dinners and culinary tours are using food as a political tool....
14:00, 06/28/2019

Mario Lopez regrets his 'ignorant and insensitive' comments about transgender children "Moving forward I will be more informed and thoughtful,” Mario Lopez said amid backlash resulting from his comments about transgender children.        ...
23:00, 07/31/2019

Donald Trump 'regrets' not raising tariffs on Iran sooner; Iran leader arrives outside G7 President Donald Trump said Sunday he "regrets" not raising tariffs sooner against China on the second day of the G7 summit in Barritz, France, comments that required a clarification from the White Ho...
20:12, 08/25/2019

'Purely innocent': No regrets from man who walked into Walmart with body armor, loaded weapons Dmitriy Andreychenko, 20, is charged with making a terrorist threat after the Aug. 8 incident at a Walmart in Springfield, Missouri.        ...
02:36, 08/16/2019

Amid Venezuela exodus, UN refugee envoy Angelina Jolie visits camps on Colombian border, appeals for humanity, more support As the United Nations announced four million Venezuelans have fled their country, Angelina Jolie, a special envoy for the world body’s refugee agency, visited camps along the Colombian-Venezuelan bord...
18:24, 06/10/2019

Asylum: What is it and how hard is it to get? Immigration experts say successfully achieving asylum in the U.S. is incredibly difficult, especially for those coming here from Central America.        ...
21:48, 07/15/2019

'That could have been me': 13-year-old on Guatemalan teen refugee who died in US custody We can debate asylum laws, but not whether to treat sick kids or separate families. We have to really take of refugees under under US government care.        ...
12:12, 05/24/2019

Expat, Immigrant, Migrant, Refugee: Why ‘This Land Is Our Land’ No Matter the Label In his new book, Suketu Mehta, who came to the United States from India as a child, delivers a deeply felt corrective to the public rhetoric on immigrants — who they are and why they come....
21:36, 06/04/2019

Refugees should not have to pay fee to seek asylum: U.N. The U.N. refugee agency said on Tuesday that seeking asylum was a fundamental right and that people lodging applications should not be made to pay a fee, as proposed by the Trump administration....
13:24, 04/30/2019

Friday's Daily Brief: Refugee children missing out on school, Ebola in Uganda, Fresh violence in Yemen, 20 years of Timor-Leste independence, Enforced disappearances A recap of Friday's stories: Over half of refugee children missing an education; new Ebola case in Uganda; funding gap in Yemen leaves many at risk; Timor-Leste marks 20th anniversary of independence,...
02:12, 08/31/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency update on Cities #WithRefugees initiative and World H...
03:00, 06/21/2019

'I'm a grown man': Lakers star Anthony Davis has no regrets about trade request Anthony Davis told ESPN that he doesn't regret making the midseason trade request that ultimately helped bring him to the Los Angeles Lakers.       ...
15:00, 07/15/2019

Why I'm fleeing Honduras to seek asylum in the US When a fellow protester against a dam that was polluting our water was killed, I left with my young son on a migrant caravanI am seeking asylum in the US because of a hydroelectric dam. I fled Hondura...
08:36, 07/29/2019

US announces stricter asylum regulations The new regulation forbids refugees from claiming asylum in the US if they have traveled through a third country. Officials called it an 'interim rule' until Congress passes stricter laws....
20:00, 07/15/2019

Trump wants to charge asylum-seekers fee President Donald Trump is proposing charging asylum-seekers a fee to process their applications as he continues to crack down on the surge of migrants crossing into the U.S. In a presidential memorand...
02:48, 04/30/2019

Trump says he's considering giving Venezuelans asylum U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was looking into the possibility of granting asylum or temporary protected status to Venezuelans fleeing political turmoil in their country....
19:36, 06/11/2019

Cartel members seeking asylum TUCSON – Cartel members and some of their families crossed into Douglas and Naco, Arizona this past week asking for asylum. They stated their reason for asylum, “credible threat.” This comes after off...
10:00, 06/18/2019

Upsurge of Asylum Requests Tests Mexico As Mexico pledges to step up its efforts to stop migrants from crossing into the U.S., it faces an upsurge in asylum requests at its own southern border....
16:24, 06/13/2019

Refugees in Germany: Legal entry — without asylum Germany is increasingly making use of humanitarian admissions programs as part of its refugee policy, meaning orderly entry for migrants rather than high-risk journeys. But resettlement is tied to thr...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Trump administration announces asylum restrictions TUCSON –The Trump administration announced a new rule that would make it a lot more difficult for migrants to seek asylum in the United States. The rule would end protection for those who came t...
07:48, 07/16/2019

Trump Targets Asylum Protections For Immigrants The Trump administration says it will soon end asylum protections for most Central American migrants. It’s the government’s latest attempt to restrict the influx of migrant families coming...
07:48, 07/16/2019

Ex-Interpol chief’s wife gets asylum in France PARIS — The wife of Meng Hongwei, the former Interpol president jailed in China for what she believes are political reasons, said Monday that France has saved her life and the lives of their two young...
00:36, 05/14/2019

Trump's attempts to keep asylum seekers out of the US have hit 5 big hurdles The Trump administration has pursued a number of policies to reduce access to the US for asylum seekers. But those maneuvers, which come amid increasing arrivals of asylum seekers at the US's southern...
02:48, 05/02/2019

1,500 asylum-seekers being transported to Greek mainland Greek authorities have begun transporting about 1,500 asylum seekers from the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos to the mainland, as part of government efforts to tackle overcrowding in refugee camps and...
13:24, 09/02/2019

New U.S. rule orders asylum seekers apply elsewhere first The U.S. Justice Department said Monday it will change asylum rules to limit the number of Central American migrants reaching the American border, by officially disqualifying those who travel through ...
18:12, 07/15/2019

Flu outbreak among asylum seekers reaches San Diego SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sixteen asylum seekers who have exhibited flu-like symptoms after being flown to San Diego from South Texas are being quarantined. San Diego County authorities said Friday that the as...
21:24, 05/24/2019

The Power of a Unified ‘No!’: U.S. Asylum Restrictions Hit a Bump Institutions that are not normally partisan or political have begun to declare that the Trump administration’s border policies violate their core values....
05:48, 07/08/2019

Senate negotiations on asylum reform collapse The Senate’s bipartisan negotiations on asylum reform are dead, Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said in an interview on Thursday.The South Carolina Republican said his talks with Senate Minority Whi...
19:12, 07/25/2019

Trump signs asylum agreement with Guatemala The United States and Guatemala reached an asylum agreement Friday that President Donald Trump said would provide safety for "legitimate" asylum seekers and cut down on human smuggling....
15:24, 07/27/2019

Mexico says no to safe third-country asylum discussion with U.S. Mexico will not agree to further discussion of safe third country status for asylum seekers, the foreign minister said, adding it was not clear what the Trump administration's stance was on the issue ...
19:24, 07/22/2019

Asylum seekers band together near border cities SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Mexico (AP) – Thousands of asylum seekers are waiting for months in Mexico before they can start seeking protections in the United States. In San Luis Río Colorado, Mexico...
04:36, 07/21/2019

Asylum seekers say U.S. officials returned them to Mexico but kept their IDs Virginia, an 18-year-old from Guatemala who is seeking asylum in the United States, had just one form of identification on her long journey north: her birth certificate....
22:48, 05/31/2019

EU takes Hungary to court over asylum helper law The EU's executive has taken Hungary to court over the bill it passed last year making it a crime to help asylum seekers. The European Commission maintains the "Stop Soros" law is incompatible with EU...
23:48, 07/25/2019

Trump’s Asylum Agreement with Guatemala Is Ludicrous The Trump administration announced on Friday that it had signed a “safe third country agreement” with Guatemala that would “put human smugglers out of business and provide safety for legitimate asylum...
01:00, 07/28/2019

Snowden says he hopes France will grant him asylum Former U.S spy agency contractor Edward Snowden hopes France will grant him asylum, according to a France Inter radio interview to be broadcast on Monday....
22:24, 09/14/2019

Trump wants to charge asylum-seekers to apply President Donald Trump is proposing charging asylum-seekers a fee to process their applications as he continues to crack down on the surge of migrants crossing into the U.S. In a presidential memorand...
05:24, 04/30/2019

Judge blocks new Trump asylum rule A U.S. judge in San Francisco on Wednesday stopped the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that would bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border....
02:12, 07/25/2019

Trump Moves to Destroy Asylum System as We Know It The Trump administration moved today to drastically change the country’s asylum rules, effectively ending the possibility for many Central American migrants or refugees to apply for asylum and fundame...
19:00, 07/15/2019

Federal judge blocks Trump's asylum ban A federal judge in California blocked the Trump administration's new rule that prohibits the vast majority of Central American migrants from asylum in the United States....
10:12, 07/25/2019

Edward Snowden still eying asylum in Germany American whistleblower Edward Snowden has once again expressed interest in seeking political asylum in Germany. He has warned that if he turns up dead, it will not be the result of suicide....
11:36, 09/14/2019

I Wish I Could Wear This Wee Arkham Asylum Batman Cowl When I heard that DC Collectibles was making a replica of the distinctive cowl the Dark Knight wore during Rocksteady’s Arkham Asylum video game, I imagined skulking about my house as a masked vigilan...
18:12, 07/15/2019

Kushner tries to strike bipartisan asylum deal Jared Kushner is working with Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin and GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham to try and broker a bipartisan deal on asylum laws, which could be the next step in Congress’ piecemeal approach t...
18:48, 06/19/2019

Opponents sue as Trump’s new asylum rules go into effect The policy went into effect Tuesday but drew two swift lawsuits from immigrant advocacy groups in federal courts, one in San Francisco and one in Washington, D.C....
10:36, 07/17/2019

Asylum Deal With Guatemala Is Contentious, Despite U.S. Assurances A deal requiring Guatemala to absorb Central American migrants is deeply unpopular in the country. On a visit, a top Trump administration official pushed the deal’s merits and gave some new details....
23:48, 08/01/2019

The U.S. and Guatemala Reached an Asylum Deal: Here’s What It Means President Trump says the deal will take effect soon. But there are still major obstacles to clear — and uncertainty about its potential effectiveness....
04:36, 07/29/2019

Dana White has no regrets about 'nightmare' Cris Cyborg relationship: 'Have a nice life' Despite freeing Cris Cyborg of any contractual ties, UFC president Dana White was not finished unloading on the former women's featherweight champ.       ...
21:12, 08/07/2019

US court blocks asylum curbs at Mexico border A judge has blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a law to bar the vast majority of asylum applications at the US-Mexican border. It's the latest legal defeat for a White House seeking to st...
04:36, 07/25/2019

Judge halts Trump asylum policy nationwide A federal judge in California has reinstated a halt on the Trump administration's plan to prevent most migrants from seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar ruled ...
18:36, 09/10/2019

Quebec to receive $250M from Ottawa for asylum seekers The Canadian government has announced it will provide $250 million to Quebec to help with costs related to help resettle and provide support to refugees and asylum seekers....
09:01, 08/30/2019

US Supreme Court Allows Trump Asylum Restrictions To Take Effect The US Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed asylum restrictions by President Donald Trump's administration to take effect, preventing most Central American migrants from applying at the US border....
09:48, 09/12/2019

Another Asylum-Seeker Dies in Border Patrol Custody A 52-year-old Nicaraguan man died Friday at an Arizona hospital while in U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody, becoming the 12th person to die in the custody of immigration authorities since Sep...
19:12, 07/06/2019

Former Interpol Chief's Family Granted Asylum in France France has granted asylum to the family of a former Interpol chief who was detained by the Chinese government and hasn’t been seen since, his wife said, escalating tensions between Beijing and the Wes...
23:24, 05/15/2019

71M migrants forcibly displaced in 2018, and many still searching for asylum: UN As their choices narrow on land and at sea, migrants are often seen as a political headache in the countries they hope to reach and ignored in the countries they flee....
18:00, 07/06/2019

Appeals court allows U.S. to keep sending asylum seekers to Mexico A U.S. Appeals Court ruled on Tuesday that the Trump administration could continue sending asylum seekers to wait out their cases in Mexico while the government appeals a lower court ruling that found...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Sea-Watch eyes Mediterranean for abandoned asylum-seekers The Mediterranean route remains one of the deadliest migration routes in the world. German NGO Sea-Watch has operated reconnaissance flights as part of its mission to prevent deaths on the high seas....
21:14, 08/11/2019

Supreme Court backs Trump on asylum crackdown The U.S. Supreme Court granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key el...
06:12, 09/12/2019

Trump administration scores win over challenge to asylum restriction A federal judge ruled on Wednesday to leave in place a Trump administration rule that would place restrictions on individuals seeking asylum in the United States if they passed through a third country...
18:24, 07/24/2019

Guatemalan activists protest migrant asylum pact with US Guatemalan activist groups are protesting an agreement that President Jimmy Morales signed with Washington to require migrants passing through the Central American country to seek asylum there, rather...
23:00, 07/27/2019

Trump administration sets 'new bar' for immigrants seeking asylum The Trump administration on Monday said it would take steps to make it more difficult for immigrants arriving on the southern border to seek asylum in the United States, putting the onus on them to as...
16:48, 07/15/2019

Judge won’t block US asylum restrictions at southern border FILE – In this July 17, 2019, file photo, a United States Customs and Border Protection Officer checks the documents of migrants before being taken to apply for asylum in the United States, on I...
20:00, 07/24/2019

Guatemala says it has not pledged to accept U.S.-bound asylum seekers Guatemala has not yet committed to becoming a "safe third country" for U.S.-bound migrants seeking asylum, but is analyzing with the United States how to contain flows of people from Central America, ...
02:24, 06/19/2019

Guatemala and U.S. Sign Deal to Restrict Asylum Cases (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration signed an agreement with Guatemala that will restrict asylum applications to the U.S. from Central America. The “safe third country” agreement...
09:48, 07/28/2019

Border agents to be trained to conduct asylum interviews Immigration officials said they will train dozens of U.S. Border Patrol agents to start screening immigrants seeking asylum. The director of U.S. Citizenship And Immigration services said his team wil...
18:36, 05/09/2019

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans FILE – In this July 4, 2019 file photo, a group of asylum seekers cross the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Thursday, July 4, 2019. (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times v...
18:24, 07/15/2019

More asylum seekers sue Trump administration over prolonged U.S. detention A group of detained asylum seekers sued the U.S. government on Thursday claiming immigration officials in five southern states are systematically denying them parole....
03:24, 05/31/2019

Feds apprehend over 1,000 asylum seekers at Texas border More than 1,000 migrants were taken into custody after illegally crossing the border near El Paso, Texas, early Wednesday, according to a new report. The group of 1,036 was the largest encountered by ...
03:48, 05/31/2019

The Latest: Judge to rule on hearings for asylum seekers SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on a legal challenge to a new Trump administration policy denying bond hearings for asylum seekers (all times local): 11:20 a.m. A U.S. judge in Seattle says she expects to r...
22:00, 06/28/2019

Trump administration enacts another obstacle to asylum cases U.S. President Donald Trump's administration imposed another obstacle for asylum-seekers on Monday, finding that being persecuted on the basis of threats against a family member is usually not enough ...
00:12, 07/30/2019

US will train dozens of border agents to screen for asylum Immigration officials say they will train dozens of U.S. border patrol agents to start screening immigrants on the southwest border for asylum amid a surge in the number of families seeking the protec...
02:48, 05/09/2019

AP Exclusive: Ex-Interpol chief's wife gets asylum in France The wife of Meng Hongwei, the former Interpol president jailed in China for what she believes are political reasons, said Monday that France has saved her life and the lives of their two young boys by...
16:48, 05/13/2019

Asylum requests overwhelm US immigration system: A look at the numbers A recent explosion in asylum requests from immigrants facing deportation has overwhelmed U.S. courts and denial of the requests does little to keep illegal immigrants out, according to federal statist...
16:36, 07/15/2019

Trump directs officials to toughen asylum rules U.S. President Donald Trump directed officials to toughen rules for asylum seekers on Monday, including by introducing a fee for their applications and barring those who entered the country illegally ...
05:00, 04/30/2019

‘Do Not Travel Due to Crime and Kidnapping.’ Here’s Where the U.S. Is Sending Asylum Seekers Doctors Without Borders is arguing that the expansion of a Trump Administration program to leave asylum-seekers in Mexico while they await immigration court decisions will “put vulnerable people...
20:12, 07/11/2019

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria says Trump was right about asylum system, ‘pains me to say’ Fareed Zakaria, the CNN anchor, on Sunday said it “pains” him to admit it, but President Trump was correct that the U.S. finds itself in a crisis with asylum system and the number of new arrivals....
09:00, 07/03/2019

‘This Takes Away All Hope’: Rule Bars Most Applicants for Asylum in U.S. The new rule will likely place many more migrants in danger as they debate whether to remain in Mexico as asylum seekers, try their luck in an increasingly hostile United States or return home....
05:00, 09/13/2019

US Homeland Security discusses asylum agreement in Guatemala The acting head of the U.S. Homeland Security Department is holding discussions behind closed doors in Guatemala on an agreement that would force many asylum seekers to file claims in the Central Amer...
02:12, 08/01/2019

U.S. says to expand program sending asylum seekers to Mexico Mexico has agreed to take more migrants seeking asylum in the United States while they await adjudication of their cases, according to details of an agreement reached late on Friday that led President...
05:00, 06/08/2019

What could have been: Ben Affleck's Batman would have explored "insanity," Arkham Asylum Ben Affleck’s standalone Batman movie has now been well-and-truly relegated to the “What might have been?” bins of history, derailed by what was, by all accounts, one man’s truly epic indifference to ...
13:00, 08/01/2019

| US judge blocks Trump administration's new asylum rule A federal judge in California has issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Trump administration's new rule barring most immigrants from obtaining asylum in the US if they transit through Mexico....
17:24, 07/25/2019

Sen. Booker crosses border, meets asylum seekers Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker crossed back over the U.S. southern border on Wednesday, traveling to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, to meet with migrants attempting to seek asylum i...
14:12, 07/04/2019

Whistleblower Edward Snowden Says Would Like Asylum In France: Report Whistleblower Edward Snowden, living in Russia since leaking a trove of classified documents showing the scope of post-9/11 US government surveillance, wants to claim asylum in France, according to an...
20:24, 09/14/2019

US DHS chief, Guatemala president meet on asylum agreement Acting U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan has met with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales to discuss an agreement under which many asylum seekers would have to file claims in the Central...
23:24, 08/01/2019

Is Trump’s America Tougher on Asylum than Other Western Countries? President Trump’s plan to bar migrants from seeking asylum in the United States is similar to a scheme employed by Australia since 2012. Europe tried a comparable scheme in 2016, but it didn’t work....
21:12, 09/14/2019

No expansion yet of U.S.-Mexico asylum program after Trump deal U.S.-bound asylum seekers are not yet being sent back to additional Mexican border towns to await processing after a deal on Friday called for the program to be immediately extended to the whole borde...
07:24, 06/10/2019

Cuban Migrants Are Thwarted in Mexico by New Asylum Rules A surge of Cuban asylum seekers, long accustomed to preferential treatment under U.S. migration policies, are being stopped by U.S. government efforts to contain a tide of Central Americans migrating ...
12:36, 08/02/2019

Europe Keeps Asylum Seekers at a Distance, This Time in Rwanda The European Union is preparing to pay Rwanda to host migrants evacuated from Libya, extending an outsourcing policy that is already under criticism....
00:48, 09/09/2019

Edward Snowden calls on Macron to grant him asylum Edward Snowden, the US whistleblower who leaked classified documents detailing government surveillance programmes, is calling on France to grant him asylum....
15:24, 09/16/2019

Asylum seekers anxiously cross into U.S. as new policy kicks in As a new Trump administration policy aimed at making almost all migrants ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border spread fear this week, those at the front of the line in Mexican border citie...
02:00, 07/18/2019

Judge blocks asylum ban on migrants who enter illegally A federal judge in Washington, D.C, on Friday blocked the Trump administration's new rule banning people who enter the country illegally from seeking asylum, saying it violates U.S. law....
15:00, 08/03/2019

| Judge blocks Trump asylum restriction: reports A judge has blocked a move by US President Donald Trump's administration to stop migrants from claiming asylum unless they had entered the country at an official border crossing, news outlets have rep...
14:12, 08/03/2019

Nearly 900,000 asylum seekers living in limbo in EU, figures show Backlog of claims persists despite number of arrivals almost halving in two yearsClose to 900,000 asylum seekers in the EU are waiting to have their claims processed, according to figures from the Eur...
18:12, 08/25/2019

Italy and EU end latest standoff on African asylum seekers The European Union ended a standoff with Italy over African immigration on Wednesday, agreeing to take 116 asylum-seekers rescued at sea last week but denied permission to go ashore by the country's r...
16:12, 07/31/2019

Trump’s Deadline for an Asylum Deal With Mexico Is Monday. Here’s What We Know Donald Trump stood on the South Lawn of the White House on June 11, waving a folded piece of paper in front of the cameras that he said was an agreement with Mexico to address the migrant crisis at th...
16:36, 07/20/2019

UN: Hungary depriving rejected asylum-seekers of food The UN has accused Hungary of illegally denying food for up to five days to failed asylum-seekers. Budapest replied it "is not responsible" for people whose asylum requests have been denied....
17:48, 05/03/2019

Federal judge rules Trump’s asylum ban illegal A federal judge has ruled president trump’s asylum ban is illegal. The ban aimed to temporarily bar migrants who illegally cross into the U.S. through the southern border from seeking asylum out...
13:00, 08/03/2019

Trump ban on asylum seeker approved by Supreme Court The Supreme Court has allowed the enforcement of a controversial measure that prevents most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the US....
21:12, 09/12/2019

Somali asylum-seeker detained for over 2 years released CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Lawyers representing an asylum-seeker from Somalia who’s been detained for over 2 ½ years without a bond hearing say he’s been released. Acting on behalf of Mahamed Ah...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Asylum seeker testifies about daughter’s death A Guatemalan mother seeking asylum told a House panel that she came to the United States seeking safety, but instead watched her infant daughter die slowly and painfully after the baby received shoddy...
01:12, 07/11/2019

Stephen Miller flexes policy might with new asylum crackdown The White House move this week to crackdown on asylum fraud is the latest example of top aide Stephen Miller’s influence on President Trump’s trademark issue, according to insiders....
12:12, 05/02/2019

Bidding war erupts over creepy asylum abandoned for 46 years Crazy but true: There’s a bidding war to buy an abandoned asylum in upstate New York that is decrepit and potentially haunted. Saratoga County Homestead, a former tuberculosis hospital full of a...
21:36, 08/16/2019

Mexico won't be safe third country for asylum seekers: Ebrard Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard on Monday reiterated that Mexico would not become a safe third country for U.S.-bound asylum seekers following comments by a U.S. official that Washington was s...
00:00, 09/10/2019

New U.S. Asylum Rule Strands Thousands at Southern Border An estimated 18,700 asylum seekers waiting in line along the U.S.-Mexican border for interviews have been stranded by the new rule requiring them first to apply for refugee status from the country the...
19:00, 07/16/2019

Pak-Origin Scholar Killed By Man Who Shot A Friend And Was In Asylum Javed Bhutto, a caregiver to mentally disabled adults, got home from work about 11 that morning with bags of groceries in his Toyota Corolla. After his overnight shift at a residential facility, he......
06:00, 09/05/2019

U.S. enforces radical new asylum rule that limits who can qualify The new U.S. policy would effectively deny asylum to nearly all migrants arriving at the southern border who aren’t from Mexico. It would disallow anyone who passes through another country without fir...
02:12, 09/13/2019

2 activists linked to Pussy Riot get asylum in Sweden Swedish broadcaster SVT says two activists linked to the Russian protest group Pussy Riot have successfully appealed their rejected asylum application and received shelter in Sweden...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Sweden grants asylum to 2 Pussy Riot activists Two members of the Russian protest group have won an appeal on their asylum claim in Sweden. The couple said they had received death threats and feared arrest if forced to return to Moscow....
15:12, 05/01/2019

Germany confirms, Syria still unsafe for asylum-seekers Germany will continue providing refuge to Syrian asylum-seekers, the Interior Ministry has said. It refuted earlier reports that some applicants from war-torn Syria could receive lower levels of prote...
19:48, 05/15/2019

Whitney Port says she 'regrets' turning down 'one-night stand' with Leonardo DiCaprio While many suitors dream of a late-night rendezvous with Leonardo DiCaprio, Whitney Port said she had a chance but regrettably passed.        ...
13:36, 08/16/2019

| IAAF 'grateful' to CAS for testosterone ruling The IAAF has expressed its gratitude to the Court of Arbitration for Sport for its "detailed and prompt response to the challenge made to its eligibility regulations"....
15:12, 05/01/2019

J&J say they will fight Oklahoma opioid ruling An Oklahoma judge found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state's opioid crisis and ordered the them to pay $572 million, more than twice the amount another drug manufacturer...
06:12, 08/27/2019

Caster Semenya testosterone ruling due Caster Semenya is challenging a rule to restrict the level of testosterone permitted in female runners in a case about athletes with differences of sexual development....
09:12, 05/01/2019

Our judges are best in the world, says minister in row over ruling Defence Secretary Ben Wallace was forced today to defend Britain's judges after a Cabinet colleague sparked a furious row by suggesting that the courts were now seen as "getting involved in politics"....
17:12, 09/12/2019

Italy's ruling coalition breaks down. What comes next? The leader of Italy's ruling League party, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, has declared that the governing coalition has broken down after months of internal bickering and that the only way forw...
04:24, 08/09/2019

Taiwan says it will treat Hong Kong asylum seekers humanely Taiwan’s president says she will follow “humanitarian principles” in dealing with asylum seekers from Hong Kong, which has been roiled by pro-democracy protests...
06:36, 07/20/2019

ACLU sues to block Trump's new sweeping asylum restrictions Four civil rights organizations sued the Trump administration Tuesday to block a new rule that would make most asylum seekers inadmissible from entering the United States through its southern border....
08:24, 07/17/2019

GOP ally to Trump: Tighten asylum laws, cut immigration deal WASHINGTON (AP) — A South Carolina Republican senator is proposing to make it harder for Central Americans to win asylum in the U.S. He’s urging President Donald Trump to cut an immigration deal...
18:24, 05/15/2019

Mexico is busing asylum-seeking migrants to southern border MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government says it is busing migrants who have applied for asylum in the United States to southern Mexico. About 30,000 migrants have been sent back to northern Mexican ...
19:36, 08/17/2019

Mexico buses home migrants who gave up on U.S. asylum claims Dozens of Central American migrants who were forced to wait in Mexico for their asylum claims to be processed in the United Stated opted on Tuesday to return to their home countries with the Mexican g...
00:00, 07/03/2019

U.S. pushes Mexico to take more asylum seekers, tighten controls: sources The United States is pushing Mexico to keep asylum seekers on its side of the border, clamp down on people smugglers and tighten controls on migrants in the south of the country, three Mexican sources...
23:24, 06/05/2019

Two more border cities added to U.S.-Mexico asylum program: sources U.S.-bound asylum seekers will be sent back to at least two additional Mexican border cities later this week to wait for their claims to be processed, officials said, with one of the cities in a regio...
02:24, 06/24/2019

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration’s Latest Asylum Ban A federal judge in San Francisco blocked the Trump administration’s most recent asylum restrictions on Wednesday, ruling against a policy which sought to ban asylum seekers at the southern border who ...
18:48, 07/25/2019

Two vacant TUSD schools considered as shelters for asylum seekers TUCSON —  TUSD board member Kristel Foster said the image of using what used to be the Pima County Juvenile Detention Center to house migrant families on a temporary basis sends the wrong messag...
09:12, 07/13/2019

Pompeo to visit Mexico on eve of safe third-country asylum deadline Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday he will meet his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo in Mexico City at the weekend to discuss migration and trade, on the eve of a deadline set in a mi...
21:12, 07/16/2019

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rights in semi-autonomous Hong Kong....
19:36, 05/22/2019

Mexico sends 70 migrants seeking asylum in US back home A Mexican official said Tuesday about 70 Central American migrants who’d been returned to Ciudad Juarez from the US to await the outcome of their asylum claims were being bused back to their home coun...
00:48, 07/03/2019

Australia minister in Sri Lanka stresses 'tough' asylum policy A senior minister restated Australia's tough border policy on a visit to Sri Lanka on Tuesday amid reports that the Australian navy had intercepted and returned several boats carrying asylum seekers f...
10:12, 06/04/2019

Rights groups sue over U.S. decision to hold asylum seekers without bond Immigrant rights groups asked a U.S. court on Thursday to reverse a Trump administration decision that allows asylum seekers who cross the border illegally to be held without bond....
06:24, 05/03/2019

Australia intercepts Sri Lankan boat with 13 asylum seekers: government Australia's military intercepted a Sri Lankan boat carrying 13 asylum-seekers last month, Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton said on Monday, as Canberra sought to defend the relocation of a Tamil ...
06:12, 09/02/2019

Judge Reinstates Nationwide Injunction on Trump Asylum Rule A federal judge said the government cannot require asylum seekers to ask for shelter in another country before coming to the U.S. The Supreme Court is expected to weigh in soon....
04:48, 09/10/2019

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border have asked courts to free...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Transgender asylum seeker Johana Leon dies after ICE release A transgender asylum seeker who was held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement died four days after she was released from custody, U.S. authorities said on Monday....
20:48, 06/03/2019

After Trump threat, Guatemala signs immigration asylum deal The United States and Guatemala signed a so-called safe third country immigration asylum agreement on Friday just days after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on the Central Am...
23:00, 07/26/2019

Mexico rejects idea to keep Central American asylum seekers Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said Monday that his country would reject a proposed solution to the immigration and tariff stand-off with the U.S. that would involve it keeping Central Americ...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Hong Kong activists get asylum in Germany; denounce extradition law Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campa...
13:24, 05/23/2019

Trump administration's bid to limit asylum seekers blocked by US judge Legal showdown now underway over rule that would bar migrants who passed through another country but did not seek refuge thereA federal judge has blocked the Trump administration’s effort to bar migra...
06:12, 07/25/2019