Thursday, November 23, 2017

Justin Trudeau rolls the dice on immigration

Justin Trudeau's Liberal government is doing something no Canadian government has done for decades: It is gambling on a lot more immigration. There should be...

Italian court sentences to life Somali human trafficking lord

An Italian court has sentenced to life imprisonment a sadistic people smuggler who raped, tortured and murdered migrants trying to reach Europe from North...

U.S., Turkey Halt Visitor Visas as Diplomatic Spat Escalates

The U.S. and Turkey each suspended visa services for citizens looking to visit the other country, a sharp escalation of a diplomatic spat that...

Trump administration cites Edmonton attack in call for immigration changes

The Trump administration wants to change the immigration rules that allowed a man accused of perpetrating a terrorist attack in Edmonton last month to...

London’s Uber Ban Raises Questions on Race and Immigration

There is one question that bothers Sahrab Shinwari: “Would they have banned Uber if its drivers had been white and English?” The shock decision last...

Canada defends refugee system as Somali immigrant charged in attack

Canada defended its immigration and refugee vetting system on Monday after a Somali immigrant, who had drawn scrutiny for his alleged extremist views, was...

Yemeni refugees in Somaliland find conditions even harder than at home

In-depth: Refugees here struggle to feed their children and keep a roof over their head as they face drought and staggering unemployment, reports Matthew...

Exclusive: Armed group stopping migrant boats leaving Libya

An armed group is stopping migrant boats from setting off across the Mediterranean from a city west of Tripoli that has been a springboard...

Smugglers Target Ethiopian, Somali Teens for Deadly Trip to Yemen

Despite being seven months pregnant, Mesno Taha left her home in Harerge, Ethiopia to find peace and a better future. She trekked to the...

At Least 50 Migrants Drown as Smuggler Throws Them Into Sea

 The migrants — average age 16 — were fleeing two desperate places, Ethiopia and Somalia. They were headed to the shores of another, Yemen. But early Wednesday morning, as...

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Somaliland President-elect and Bitter Opponent Mend Fences

Only two days after the Somaliland electoral commission declared Musa Behi Abdi the winner of the country's fiercely contested presidential election of November 13, the president-elect...

Money remittance firm Dahabshiil trains staff on money laundering risks

A section of staff of money remittance firm Dahabshiil undergoing training on Anti Money Laundering and other courses at a Nairobi hotel. Money remittance firm...
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UK Looks Forward to Seeing Somaliland Set Another Great Example of Democracy in Action...

Ambassador David Concar, Head of the United Kingdom mission to Somalia/Somaliland congratulates Somaliland on a peaceful, orderly conduct of the presidential election and the...