Monday, November 18, 2019

Migrants

France: Eight migrants found in refrigerated truck

Eight migrants, including four children, were found this Sunday in a refrigerated truck in the port of Calais in France. Migrants had "mild hypothermia," according to the firefighters who took care of them before being transported to Calais hospital. The...

Trump suspends entry of immigrants who cannot afford health care

US President Donald Trump on Friday signed a declaration to suspend the entry of immigrants who cannot afford health care and will not be covered by health insurance within 30 days of entering the United States. The White House announcement...

Spain requires distribution agreement before receiving migrants from Open Arms

Spain has announced that it is ready to receive a number of migrants rescued in the Mediterranean by the humanitarian rescue ship of the Spanish "Open Arms" organization, provided that a distribution agreement is reached between several European countries. The...

Proactiva Open Arms retrieves 39 migrants from Mediterranean

The humanitarian rescue ship of the Proactiva Open Arms has retrieved 39 people from the Mediterranean to join 121 others stranded 9 days ago waiting to be landed in a safe port. The Spanish newspaper El Pais reported on its...

Pope Francis appeals Europe to ensure safety of migrants

Pope Francis appealed to the European governments to take quick and decisive action to avoid tragic incidents of migrants into the Mediterranean and ensure safety and dignity for all. The pope prayed for 150 migrants who lost their lives on...

French aid organization rescues migrants off the coast of Libya

French aid organization SOS Mediterranean had rescinded the rescue of migrants off the Libyan coast on Sunday; months after it stopped and European ports refused to receive illegal immigrants. According to France 24, SOS Mediterranean and Medecins Sans Frontières, an...

IOM: Over 63,000 migrants repatriated in 2018

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported that the number of migrants assisted by the organization in their voluntary repatriation and reintegration into their communities was 63,316 immigrants last year, 2018, a decrease of 12% compared with the number...

US prepares to arrest thousands of migrant families

Washington is preparing to carry out raids, backed by US President Donald Trump, to arrest thousands of unlicensed family members in the United States on Sunday after having been partially delayed due to an objection, Officials from the US...

DHS seeks approval of additional 1000 US troops at the Mexican border

The US Department of Homeland Security DHS has requested an additional 1,000 soldiers to help deal with the immigrant crisis in Texas, the Pentagon said Monday, amid rising support for the situation in the detention facility restored. In a statement,...

Donald Trump considers internment camps for migrants as “Incredible”

US President Donald Trump has again defended the internment camps for migrants on the Mexican border against criticism. "Many of them - not all, but many of them - are incredible, they are doing really well," Trump told journalists...
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North Korean Deputy Foreign Minister to visit Moscow today

North Korean Deputy Foreign Minister Choe Son-hui left for Moscow on Monday to probably discuss her country's efforts to...
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British poll: Conservative Party leads 14 points ahead of Labor

Britain's Conservative Party, led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, had a 14-point lead over the opposition Labor Party ahead of the Dec. 12 election,...

Trump slams another witness on Twitter to isolate him

US President Donald Trump on Sunday slammed another witness in the US House of Representatives inquiry over his impeachment, saying that the witness, acting as...

President Donald Trump undergoes medical tests

President Donald Trump visited the Walter Reed Army Medical Center on Saturday to begin annual tests, a White House spokeswoman said. "With a very busy...

British government plans to publish report on Russian intervention after election

The British government will publish a parliamentary report on alleged Russian interference in British politics after the Dec. 12 elections, British Security Minister Brandon...