Merkel to support Italy in tackling migration challenge

Three years after her decision to open Germany's borders to migrants fleeing war in Syria and Iraq and misery elsewhere, Merkel is still struggling to find a sustainable response to the complaints from her Bavarian allies CSU over her refugee policy.... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
Dutch 'Pink Pop' festival: One dead in bus hit-and-run
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Dutch 'Pink Pop' festival: One dead in bus hit-and-run

A white van drove into a group of revellers at the Pinkpop festival in the southern town of Landgraaf, just hours after a performance by USA singer Bruno Mars. A festival that was headlined by Bruno Mars ende...More..

by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Texas deputy charged with sexual assault of undocumented immigrant's child

He said investigators are working with the mother to complete paperwork in a way that ensures she has a protected status "pending the outcome of this case". "If you break the law, you are going to jail", Sala...More..

USA will not be a migrant camp: Trump on family separation row
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

USA will not be a migrant camp: Trump on family separation row

Orrin Hatch said , "A policy that leads to separating children from their families is wrong". "Change the laws", Trump demanded in another tweet . Bush in 2008, the legislation ensures that unaccompanied c...More..

by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Homeland Security chief denies policy separates families at border

Nielsen's "lack of transparency" at the department, combined with her "record of misleading statements including yesterday's denial that the Administration even had a policy of separating children at the border...More..

Border Patrol investigating after SUV seen striking man
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Border Patrol investigating after SUV seen striking man

He said he chose to turn his phone camera on before stepping into the road because he had an idea of what would happen next. " They just ran me over, bro ", he says in the video. Manuel didn't identify Re...More..

Venezuela: 17 killed in Caracas club stampede
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Venezuela: 17 killed in Caracas club stampede

Over 500 people were at a party at the Los Cotorros club in the middle-class El Paraiso neighbourhood when the device went off at about 3am during a fight between several people. Authorities have not released t...More..

by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

U.S. denies reports that it bombed military positions in Syria

An airstrike close to the Iraq-Syria border Sunday was carried out by Israel, and not by the United States or the coalition fighting ISIS, a USA official tells CNN. The UK-based Observatory said the strikes...More..

Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

This framing is much different than what's being offered up in the most recent House version of the National Defense Authorization Act, which would establish a "Space Corps" that operates as a unit in the Air ...More..

Trade Dispute between US, China Rises
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Trade Dispute between US, China Rises

Indeed, the numbers appear identical. The world's two largest economies have taken a step closer to a trade war with the Trump administration on Friday (June 15) announcing tariffs of 25 per cent target...More..

Migration fight shakes German govt as Merkel, ally face off
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Migration fight shakes German govt as Merkel, ally face off

Germany's interior minister, Horst Seehofer, has signalled he is open to giving Angela Merkel more time to reach a deal with Germany's European Union partners over an asylum row that has threatened to brin...More..

Trump To Meet with House Republicans Tuesday to Sell Immigration Compromise
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Trump To Meet with House Republicans Tuesday to Sell Immigration Compromise

Republican lawmakers are expected to confront President Trump when they meet on Capitol Hill Tuesday to pressure him about dialing back the "zero tolerance" immigration policy that is resulting in children...More..

AG Sessions cites Bible to defend separating immigrant families
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

AG Sessions cites Bible to defend separating immigrant families

But even Graham says he is unsettled by the heartless treatment of immigrant families at the U.S. -Mexico border. During a speech to law enforcement on Thursday, Sessions said: "I would cite you to the Ap...More..

Jesse Lingard: Gareth Southgate told us to play without fear
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Jesse Lingard: Gareth Southgate told us to play without fear

Southgate has shown no fear of changing the England squad, leaving out the likes of Rooney and Joe Hart as well as doing away with support staff members in his tenure, and Rose has taken notice of his boss' r...More..

Bystander kills suspect at Washington Walmart
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Bystander kills suspect at Washington Walmart

Police tell the station that the gunman then attempted to carjack someone and was shot by a bystander. The other, a 16-year-old girl, suffered an injury believed to be minor. "Some people were moving more slowl...More..

by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Three dead as strong quake shakes Japan's Osaka

In 1995, a magnitude 6.9 quake killed more than 6,000 people when it struck in neighboring Kobe. The nine-year-old girl died when she was knocked down by a concrete wall at her school, while a man in his 80s ...More..

What you may have forgotten about the Hillary Clinton email controversy
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

What you may have forgotten about the Hillary Clinton email controversy

Inspector general, Michael Horowitz wrote Comey's decisions "were based on the prosecutor's assessment of facts, the law and past department practice". Though it says those mistakes weren't politically motiva...More..

Figures show about 2000 minors separated from families
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Figures show about 2000 minors separated from families

Democratic and Republican lawmakers upped the ante Sunday on the thorny issue of the separation of migrant children from their parents at the USA border, as First Lady Melania Trump made a rare political plea...More..

by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Trump Again Falsely Blames Democrats for His Separation Policy

The little girl is among the multitude of immigrant children who have been separated from their family as part of the Trump Administration's "zero tolerance" policy , where any adult who crosses the border i...More..

More than 90 injured in Osaka-area quake
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

More than 90 injured in Osaka-area quake

The magnitude 6.1 natural disaster struck the city of Osaka and the surrounding area Monday about 8 a.m. In the larger Osaka Prefecture 170,800 homes and buildings were without power for several hours and wat...More..

Americans trust more to Trudeau than Trump
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Americans trust more to Trudeau than Trump

The treaty did enter in force on a provisional basis in September 2017 , doing away with tariffs on a large number of goods and widening access to Canadian beef in Europe and European Union cheese and wine in C...More..

Bannon Says Trump Doesn't Have to `Justify' Border Separations
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Bannon Says Trump Doesn't Have to `Justify' Border Separations

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon said Sunday that President Donald Trump doesn't have to "justify" his highly criticized policy of separating parents who enter the USA illegally on the southern ...More..

Powerful quake strikes western Japan, train services disrupted
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Powerful quake strikes western Japan, train services disrupted

The magnitude 6.1 quake struck north of Osaka city Monday shortly after 8 a.m. The nine-year-old girl died when she was knocked down by a concrete wall at her school, while a man in his 80s died when a concre...More..

Eurydice Dixon memorial vandalised ahead of planned vigil
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Eurydice Dixon memorial vandalised ahead of planned vigil

We need to change. Although not widely known, Ms Dixon has been remembered as a talented comedian at the start of her career. Her traumatic death has had such a profound effect on Australian women, in part be...More..

5 immigrants killed, several injured after SUV fleeing Border Patrol crashes
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

5 immigrants killed, several injured after SUV fleeing Border Patrol crashes

An SUV carrying 14 people rolled over and ejected 12 people who are believed to be illegal immigrants, according to a report from News4SanAntonio. "He was able to get him out of the vehicle and the driver was...More..

Amid Manafort Prosecution, Giuliani Says Trump ‘Retains His Pardon Power’
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Amid Manafort Prosecution, Giuliani Says Trump ‘Retains His Pardon Power’

US President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani says the president might pardon his jailed, one-time campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russian Federation investigation once special counsel Robe...More..

by | Monday, June 18, 2018

3 confirmed dead in western Japan quake

A lower 6 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 was registered in Kita Ward, Osaka as well as Takatsuki, Hirakata, Ibaraki and Minoo in the prefecture. There are reports of scattered damage including b...More..

by | Monday, June 18, 2018

How to Challenge Trump's Family Separation, Anti-Immigration Policies

These are just some of the stories of families who have been separated, a number of them as a result of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' May announcement that the Trump administration was enforcing a "zer...More..

by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Migrants Killed in Possible Human Smuggling Rollover Crash

The crash was reported when Border Patrol agents attempted to stop an SUV in Dimmit County, reports said. The driver was taken into custody. Boyd said his officers have dealt with the driver before, addin...More..

Grieve Says Hopes to Finalize Compromise Brexit Amendment Today
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Grieve Says Hopes to Finalize Compromise Brexit Amendment Today

The issue with Grieve's position identified by Brexiteers is that it effectively allows Remainer MPs to reject any deal the Prime Minister produces as "not good enough" and to reject the alternative of "No Deal...More..

Bomber kills 21, mostly Taliban celebrating truce
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Bomber kills 21, mostly Taliban celebrating truce

A spokesman for the provincial governor of Nangarhar confirmed a auto bomb was responsible for Saturday's attack in the town of Ghazi Aminullah Khan. In a rare televised address, Ghani thanked the Taliban for...More..

North Korea hopes for sporting change in wake of summit - Omni Sports
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

North Korea hopes for sporting change in wake of summit - Omni Sports

The president's frustration also comes as his West Wing continues to hollow out. Trump seems to think that Kim can be swayed not simply by threats and pressure, but by flattery and promises as well. The Trump...More..

Almost 2000 migrant children separated from their families at US-Mexico border
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Almost 2000 migrant children separated from their families at US-Mexico border

The Trump administration's "zero tolerance" border security approach has seen thousands of adults criminally prosecuted for illegally entering the U.S., meaning their children are separated from their guardians...More..

'There was a future': Past Hawaii eruptions provide lessons
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

'There was a future': Past Hawaii eruptions provide lessons

As Fissure 8 in the lower East Rift Zone remains active, lava fountains are reaching 170 feet tall, leaving gas emissions high. Journalists and National Guard soldiers watch as lava erupts in Leilani Estates ...More..

Pope says countries must unite on migration, as Italy, France clash
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Pope says countries must unite on migration, as Italy, France clash

The second, a part of parliamentary group of its own party, Republic in progress, and own Europeanism that cultivates Macron: its will to incarnate in adversary at same time liberal and progressive to nationa...More..