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Iraqi Prime Minister calls on Trump to review travel ban

Iraqi Prime Minister calls on Trump to review travel ban

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi called on the US President Donald Trump in a phone conversation to review the travel restrictions imposed on the Iraqi citizens among the nationals of six other states, …

Majority of Americans oppose Trump travel ban - poll

Majority of Americans oppose Trump travel ban - poll

More than half of voters oppose the US President Donald Trump’s temporary ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations, according to a Quinnipiac University survey. 70% reject Trump’s indefinite halt …

Seattle judge blocks Trump's immigration ban nationwide

Seattle judge blocks Trump's immigration ban nationwide

A federal judge in Seattle temporarily blocked US President Donald Trump’s executive order banning entry into the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries, The Independent reports. US District …

Rights groups file lawsuit against Trump's entry ban

Rights groups file lawsuit against Trump's entry ban

US rights groups filed a lawsuit with a federal court in Seattle against President Donald Trump's executive order that bans citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States, the American Civil …

Trump's immigration ban sends shockwaves

Trump's immigration ban sends shockwaves

US President Donald Trump's seismic move to ban more than 130 million people from the United States and to deny entry to all refugees reverberated worldwide Saturday, as chaos and confusion rippled through US airports, …

Trump refugee ban no solution, Turkey says

Trump refugee ban no solution, Turkey says

President Donald Trump's sweeping ban on people seeking refuge in the United States is no solution to problems, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says, adding that Western countries should do more to help ease Turkey's refugee …

Merkel: EU doesn't know what to do with migrants

Merkel: EU doesn't know what to do with migrants

The European Union still does not have a long-term solution to the migration problem, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said. She recalled that Germany, along with Italy, received a lot of migrants, but "we still do …

Europe covered by New Year refugee wave

Europe covered by New Year refugee wave

1,159 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017, through 12 January, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy, compared with 22,590 through the first 12 days of January, 2016, the spokesman for the International Organization for …

Germans demand to revise migration policy

Germans demand to revise migration policy

According to a survey conducted by the Public Opinion Research Institute Emnid, most Germans said "yes" to the demand of Ministers-President of the Free State of Bavaria Horst Seehofer to review German policy on migration and security …

EU plans summit with Turkey

EU plans summit with Turkey

The heads of European Union institutions were given a mandate to plan a possible summit meeting with Turkish leaders in the coming months, Council President Donald Tusk said after the EU summit on Thursday (15 December).  …

Moscow and Baku to expand migration partnership in 2017

Moscow and Baku to expand migration partnership in 2017

Russia is interested in cooperation with Azerbaijan on migration issues, the director general of the Moscow Migration Center (MMC) Nikolai Fedoseyev said at the meeting with representatives of the Azerbaijani Embassy in …

 50 migrants escape from repatriation center in Istanbul

50 migrants escape from repatriation center in Istanbul

Some 50 migrants escaped on Saturday from a repatriation center in Istanbul, local media reported. The migrants waiting to be deported at the Kumkapi Repatriation Center located in Istanbul's Fatih district first set fire to the …