Monday, February 19, 2018

UN accuses Czech Republic of strip-searching migrants and stripping them of money

The UN has accused the Czech Republic of holding desperate refugees in 'degrading' conditions worse than a prison. UN Human Rights chief, Zeid Raad Al...

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...

German vice chancellor: Merkel underestimated migrant integration challenge

German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said in an interview on Saturday that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives had "underestimated" the challenge of integrating a record...

700+ migrants missing or feared dead in Mediterranean shipwrecks

At least 65 migrants have died from shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea in the past week. And with hundreds still missing, officials fear the...

Somali gets a year’s jail for sneaking out of Malaysia to enter Singapore

A 32-year-old Somali national will spend a year in jail for trying to sneak out from the Iskandar Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) complex...

Donald Trump on his ‘Statement Regarding Recent Executive Order Concerning Extreme Vetting’

The newly elected President of the United States of America, Donald J Trump, explains his view of the executive immigration order he signed barring...

EU considers ringfencing Greece to stop flow of migrants

EU leaders are weighing a drastic plan to staunch the influx of asylum-seekers by blocking their passage into Macedonia, stoking fears in Athens that...

EU states agree refugees relocation plan ‘by large majority’

Ministers approve by ‘large majority’ a plan to relocate 120,000 refugees but only after fierce opposition from central and eastern countries. EU interior ministers on...

Ku Klux Klan Outfit at Anti-Immigration Demonstration

A 19-year-old male teenager wore a Ku Klux Klan-style outfit while holding his homeland Finnish flag and chanting into his megaphone at an anti-immigration demonstration....

Asylum seeker says husband, mother were killed on wedding day in Somalia

It was supposed to be the happiest day of her life, but on Naimo Ahmed's wedding day, her new husband and her mother were...

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Dahabshil Bank Trains Staff, Officers on Internal Control and Risk Management

Dahabshil Bank International (DBI) has conducted a seven-day training for its staff and officers on internal control and risk management. The training was conducted by...

Ethiopia’s leadership race: Lemma Megersa at the front

The surprise resignation of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has got some people looking at Oromo leader Lemma Megersa as a potential successor Until recently,...