Govt can't ignore claims about foreigners and crime - Zuma

2017-02-24 21:48

Government cannot ignore allegations that foreigners are committing crimes, President Jacob Zuma said.

Red Crescent: At least 74 bodies of migrants wash ashore in Libya

2017-02-21 19:00

Libya's Red Crescent says 74 bodies of migrants have washed ashore in the western city of Zawiya on the Mediterranean.

Syrian teen on trial in Germany over bomb plot

2017-02-20 21:00

A 16-year-old Syrian refugee has gone on trial in Germany accused of planning a bomb attack on behalf of the Islamic State jihadist group.

EU: Migrant deaths in central Mediterranean rise

2017-02-16 06:12

The chief of the European border and coast guard agency says migrant deaths in the Mediterranean on the Libya to Italy route have increased to a record level.

Sweden convicts TV team of 'human smuggling'

2017-02-09 15:53

Three employees with Swedish broadcaster SVT have been sentenced to community work after being convicted of human smuggling for bringing a 15-year Syrian boy to Sweden during the 2015 migrant influx that swept across Europe.

US travel ban: Federal judge overreached by 'second-guessing' Trump

2017-02-05 14:43

The Trump administration appealed a temporary order restraining the ban nationwide, saying that the federal judge in Seattle overreached by "second-guessing" the president on a matter of national security.

US suspends enforcement of travel ban, DOJ appeals

2017-02-05 09:12

The Justice Department has appealed a judge's order blocking his travel ban at the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, citing the "sovereign prerogative" of a president to admit or exclude aliens

93 migrants helped ashore in Cyprus

2017-02-04 20:08

A boat carrying more than 90 migrants believed to be from Syria has been rescued off the northwest coast of Cyprus.

Impact of US refugee ban on loved ones

2017-02-01 21:06

President Donald Trump's executive order banning refugees from certain countries has had a far-reaching impact on families.

US Muslim leaders sue Trump over 'fear-mongering' travel ban

2017-01-31 10:48

US Muslim leaders filed suit against Donald Trump over an immigration order that they said was a "fear-mongering" attempt at keeping members of their religion out of the country.


US promises no mass deportations in bid to calm Mexico

2017-02-24 09:21

US officials promised Mexico no "mass deportations" or use of military force to expel immigrants, moving to calm tensions over Donald Trump's vow to crack down on "bad dudes" illegally residing in his country.

Red Crescent: 74 bodies of migrants wash ashore

2017-02-21 16:19

Libya's Red Crescent says 74 bodies of migrants have washed ashore in the western city of Zawiya, but reports say more bodies could surface.

'Day Without Immigrants' protests being held across US

2017-02-16 11:38

Immigrants across the country are expected to stay home from school and work to show how critical they are to the US economy and way of life.

French farmer convicted for helping migrants

2017-02-10 18:18

A French activist farmer has been convicted of helping migrants enter, travel and stay in France and given a suspended, 3 000-euro fine

Greek minister, migrants face off

2017-02-06 21:23

Greek Immigration Minister Yiannis Mouzalas has faced off with dozens of angry migrants who barred entry to a camp in protest at poor living conditions.

Visa holders rush to board flights to US amid reprieve

2017-02-05 09:30

Visa holders from seven majority-Muslim countries affected by President Donald Trump's travel ban are hurrying to board US-bound flights following federal judge's order temporarily blocking the ban.

Libya halts more than 400 migrants bound for Europe

2017-02-05 09:00

Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted more than 400 African migrants attempting to reach Europe, a day after EU leaders agreed on moves to curb mass migration from the country.

Tough options as EU tackles Med migrant route

2017-02-02 20:48

EU leaders meeting in Malta will face the challenge of how to work with a chaotic Libya and reluctant sub-Saharan African countries to prevent a feared upsurge of migrant smuggling to Europe.

Blood-spattered Quebec mosque opens doors

2017-02-01 19:14

Worshippers are returning to the scene of the weekend's Quebec City mosque shooting to view the aftermath of the carnage.

Student charged with six counts of murder in Quebec mosque attack

2017-01-31 08:38

A Canadian political science student known to have nationalist sympathies was charged with six counts of murder over a shooting spree at a Quebec mosque.

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