Tuesday, July 23, 2019

RECORD NUMBER OF WORLD REFUGEES FLEEING VIOLENCE HAS GLOBAL AND LOCAL IMPACT

The world is swimming in refugees. The Migration Policy Institute reports that what it calls “global displacement” had “reached a record high of 68.5 million...

Why Istanbul Should Be Your Next Big Family Destination

Walking through the arrival doors of the vast and sparkling new Istanbul (IST) airport, we were greeted by a colorful backlit photograph of Istanbul’s...

United States Revokes Citizenship of Somaliland-born Imam Sending Him Home

The U.S. government has revoked the U.S. citizenship of the former imam of Portland’s largest mosque after he arrived in Somaliland last week. Mohamed Sheikh...

Judge Releases Man Facing Deportation to Somalia

His criticism of al-Shabab could endanger him in his homeland, attorney says. An immigration judge approved the release of Abdulkadir Sharif Abdi on Tuesday in...

Outrage in Sweden over video of pregnant black woman being forced off train

A video showing a heavily pregnant black woman being removed from an underground train in Stockholm and being pinned onto a bench has caused...

U.S. issues security alert to its citizens in KenyaU.S. issues security alert to its...

The U.S. Embassy in Nairobi has issued a security alert to its citizens warning them to be cautious when in Kenya due to heightened terror threats. In...
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Kenya: Somali Refugee Population Shrinks as ‘Violence, Hunger Declines in Country, Study Reveals

The number of Somalis in urgent need of food assistance has dropped by almost half, while terrorist-related deaths linked to al-Shabaab have fallen by...

Africa’s fear of dual citizenship

Dual citizenship is illegal in a number of African countries. Authoritarian leaders regard people with a second nationality as potentially dangerous with their "foreign"...

More than 130 migrants feared drowned in shipwrecks off Djibouti – UN

More than 130 migrants were thought to be missing after two boats capsized Tuesday off the tiny East African nation of Djibouti, the U.N....

Migrants on the margins: telling stories with comics

The Society’s field research programme, Migrants on the margins, is investigating the movement of migrants into and around four of the world’s most pressured...

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Kenya Finance Minister Henry Rotich Arrested for Corruption

Kenya's finance minister has surrendered himself to the police after the chief prosecutor ordered his arrest over allegations of corruption. Henry Rotich is accused of...

With Guns, Cash and Terrorism, Gulf States Vie for Power in Somalia

When a small car bomb exploded outside a courthouse in the bustling port city of Bosaso in northern Somalia, local news reports chalked it...

Somalia: Over 20 Confirmed Dead at KM4 Suicide Bomber Explosion

Reports emerging from reliable sources now confirm that over 20 people have lost their lives at and around the first security checkpoint to the...