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Philippines grants asylum to Iranian woman held in airport

Bahareh Zare Bahari was subject of Interpol arrest warrant after criticising regimeThe Philippine government has granted asylum to an Iranian former ...

Philippines grants asylum to Iranian woman held in airport

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In photos: Renee Zellweger, Ali Wong attend the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Grants Banquet Celebrities attend the annual Hollywood Foreign Press Association Grants Banquet at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills on July 31, 2019....
13:36, 2019-08-01

Philippines confirms second case of polio The Philippines health department on Friday confirmed it had detected a second case of the polio virus this week, as the virus re-emerges in the coun...
11:32, 2019-09-20

FROM THE FIELD: Balancing act for Philippines farmers An effort to reverse land degradation in the Philippines and boost sustainable agriculture as well as the livelihoods of farmers, is being supported ...
17:00, 2019-09-04

The ultimate luxury retreat in the Philippines A Philippine private-island paradise, Amanpulo is the ultimate tranquil treat, says Matt Hryciw...
10:52, 2019-11-14

Ex-clergyman says US priest in Philippines a known pedophile TALUSTUSAN, Philippines — The American priest’s voice echoed over the phone line, his sharp Midwestern accent softened over the decades by a gentle F...
00:12, 2019-09-10

Philippines declares dengue epidemic Cases of dengue have nearly doubled so far this year compared to last year. The sharp spike came after the government stopped an immunization program...
18:36, 2019-08-06

Over 18,000 government posts up for grabs in Philippines More than 18,000 government posts are up for grabs in elections in the Philippines on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte is not on the ballot, but the...
14:20, 2019-05-11

FROM THE FIELD: Balancing act for Philippines farmers An effort to reverse land degradation in the Philippines and boost sustainable agriculture as well as the livelihoods of farmers, is being supported ...
11:12, 2019-09-30

Earthquake in Philippines triggers landslides A powerful earthquake has shook the southern province of Cotabato, causing landslides and infrastructure to collapse. The quake is the second to hit ...
16:36, 2019-10-29

Eating from the garbage dump in the Philippines In the Philippines, food waste is on the rise. At the same time, many are forced to sift through the garbage dump to find something to eat. Some are ...
15:00, 2019-06-25

R Kelly Hands Ex $62,000 Check in Court; Judge Grants Singer the Chance to Fight Civil Sex Assault Case It was a day of partial wins and continued Ls for disgraced singer R. Kelly Wednesday. ...
02:48, 2019-05-09

Death toll rises to three from Philippines earthquake At least three people were killed and dozens injured when a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck the southern Philippines late on Wednesday, authorities s...
05:08, 2019-10-17

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes off southern Philippines An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 hit central Mindanao in the southern Philippines on Tuesday, shaking buildings and causing residents to rush fr...
04:16, 2019-10-29

Philippines weighs re-use of controversial dengue vaccine The Philippines is considering re-introducing a dengue vaccine whose use it halted because of links to the deaths of several children, as authorities...
16:04, 2019-08-02

Philippines' top diplomat calls for cut to 'Abominable' over China map The foreign minister of the Philippines called on Wednesday for a cut to a scene in DreamWorks' animated film "Abominable" that shows China's unilate...
13:00, 2019-10-16

Whale shark nearly swallows up divers in Philippines A whale shark got up close and personal with divers off the coast of Tubbataha, Philippines.       ...
02:24, 2019-07-10

Philippines earthquake leaves at least seven people dead Two strong earthquakes hours apart have hit a group of sparsely populated islands in the Luzon Strait in the northern Philippines, killing at least s...
12:40, 2019-07-27

New species of human discovered in a cave in the Philippines An analysis of ancient bones has revealed a previously unknown human species named Homo luzonensis that lived in the Philippines 50,000 years ago...
20:56, 2019-04-11

Philippines declares new polio outbreak after 19 years Authorities have confirmed at least one case of polio in a 3-year-old girl in southern Lanao del Sur province and detected the polio virus in sewage ...
20:32, 2019-09-19

The Philippines Government Just Destroyed a Ferrari 360 Spider Seriously messed up leader of the Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has been crushing gorgeous, innocent automobiles for dumb reasons for a while...
19:40, 2019-07-23

Philippines withdraws top diplomats from Canada over trash row The Philippines is withdrawing top diplomats from Canada after Ottawa missed a deadline to take back 69 shipping containers full of trash, the latest...
06:40, 2019-05-16

The Government of the Philippines Just Destroyed a Ferrari 360 Spider Seriously messed up leader of the Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has been crushing gorgeous, innocent automobiles for dumb reasons for a while...
21:40, 2019-07-23

Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines A moderately strong earthquake has struck the northeastern coast of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines. Officials have reported injuries and...
14:20, 2019-07-13

Imelda Marcos rises again in the Philippines — through her son Bongbong The little boy, dressed all in white, stood ramrod-straight atop a low table. “Dear friends, ladies and gentlemen, I am Bongbong Marcos,” he proclaim...
19:08, 2019-11-09

Philippines is deadliest country for defenders of environment Nation replaces Brazil for first time in annual list of murders compiled by Global Witness The Philippines has replaced Brazil as the most murderous ...
03:40, 2019-07-30

Swarms of thimble jellyfish spotted in the Philippines Tourists spotted swarms of thimble jellyfish in the Philippines.       ...
22:00, 2019-07-25

Magnitude 6.8 quake strikes Philippines: USGS A powerful quake of magnitude 6.8 struck near Mindanao in the Philippines on Thursday just two days after a magnitude 6.7 struck nearby and killed at...
02:52, 2019-10-31

Philippines' Duterte warms to idea of banning plastics Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has proposed banning plastic, his spokesman said on Thursday, which could provide the impetus needed for the Con...
12:36, 2019-11-07

Earthquake of 6.5 magnitude strikes in south Philippines: USGS An earthquake of 6.5 magnitude struck the island of Samar in the Philippines on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said....
08:28, 2019-04-23

UN approves probe of mass killings in Philippines’ ‘war on drugs’ The first-ever resolution on the Philippines, led by Iceland, was adopted by a vote of 18 countries in favour and 14 against, including China, with 1...
05:36, 2019-07-12

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp Are Reportedly Down Across U.S., Europe and the Philippines Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are down. All three social media platforms, including Facebook Messenger, were not loading as of early Sunday mornin...
15:44, 2019-04-14

Philippines reports more African swine fever outbreaks The Philippines' Department of Agriculture on Monday said it has detected more African swine fever outbreaks in the country, such as in a village in ...
14:36, 2019-09-23

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippine President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 have been killed by ...
09:32, 2019-07-08

Boat capsizes in the Philippines, leaves 7 dead and 14 injured KALIBO, Philippines — The Philippines coast guard said seven rowers drowned and 14 others were rescued when their dragon boat overturned Wednesday af...
13:41, 2019-09-25

‘On the President’s Orders’ Review: Police Unleashed on the Philippines In roundabout fashion, a documentary examines the sources of the wave of extrajudicial killings under President Rodrigo Duterte....
13:20, 2019-10-03

Australian judge sentences extremist for Philippines plot MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The ringleader of a plot to take six extremists from Australia in a motor boat to the southern Philippines to overthrow t...
12:52, 2019-05-03

Philippines ships 69 containers of rubbish back to Canada Container ship M/V Bavaria, with tonnes of garbage on board, has left Subic Bay on a 20-day journey to VancouverThe Philippines has made good on a th...
04:32, 2019-05-31

Earthquake of magnitude 6.7 strikes near Davao, Philippines: EMSC An earthquake of 6.7 magnitude struck 58 kilometers (36 miles) southwest of Davao in southern Philippines on Tuesday, according to the European-Medit...
03:32, 2019-10-29

Philippines ships trash back to Canada after heated row Tons of garbage exported from Canada to the Philippines years ago is being sent back to its source. This comes as several Asian countries rebel again...
08:52, 2019-05-31

US Marines teamed up with the Philippines and Japan for a 'Warrior of the Sea' exercise US Marine Corps/Staff Sgt. Donald Holbert US Marines and sailors teamed up with Phillippine marines and Japanese Self-Defense Force personnel for Exe...
21:40, 2019-10-22

Strong quake in Philippines kills at least two, injures dozens An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 sent people scrambling on Tuesday as it shook buildings and disrupted power supply in the central area of the Philippi...
08:52, 2019-10-29

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in a filing published by the Wo...
12:48, 2019-07-02

Death toll in southern Philippines earthquake rises to seven The death toll from a strong earthquake in the southern Philippines has risen to seven, disaster and police officials said on Tuesday, as aftershocks...
13:12, 2019-10-29

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes Philippines, several dead - media A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the Philippines main island of Luzon on Monday and several people were killed in collapsed buildings, media reporte...
15:08, 2019-04-22

Canada needs to ban garbage exports, advocates say following Philippines dispute The spotlight on the global shipping of garbage grew bright in recent weeks as the diplomatic fight over garbage between Canada and the Philippines g...
01:00, 2019-06-01

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes central Philippines: USGS A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the central Philippines on Monday, the U.S Geological Survey (USGS) said, and a Reuters witness said office buildin...
12:12, 2019-04-22

Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude strikes central Philippines: USGS An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude struck the central Philippines on Monday, the U.S Geological Survey said....
11:56, 2019-04-22

Philippines' Duterte hits Canada on exported garbage Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte berated Canada on Tuesday in a longrunning dispute over waste exported to the Southeast Asia nation, threatenin...
07:24, 2019-04-24

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes in southern Philippines, 25 injured An earthquake of 5.5 magnitude struck northern Mindanao in the south of the Philippines early on Saturday, injuring 25 people and causing damage to s...
12:40, 2019-07-13

Philippines normalizing Canada relations after garbage dispute There is no word yet on a return to Canada of the Philippine ambassador or consuls general, who were withdrawn until Canada took back a big load of g...
20:56, 2019-06-06

Philippines' Duterte says to sail garbage back to Canada Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte berated Canada on Tuesday in a longrunning dispute over waste exported to the Southeast Asia nation, threatenin...
10:20, 2019-04-24

Philippines recalls envoys in Canada over trash shipments MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine foreign secretary says the ambassador and consuls in Canada are being recalled over Ottawa’s failure ...
06:56, 2019-05-16

The Catholic rebels resisting the Philippines’ deadly war on drugs President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent crackdown has left 20,000 dead, and in a devout country, he has repeatedly hurled insults at bishops, the pope – ...
08:00, 2019-07-18

7,127 perform folk dance in Philippines for Guinness record A province in the Philippines captured a Guinness World Record when 7,127 people crowded a street to perform a traditional folk dance....
18:44, 2019-11-01

Philippines: Abu Sayyaf chief likely plotted suicide attacks JOLO, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine official says an Abu Sayyaf commander aligned with the Islamic State group most likely plotted the suicide atta...
10:08, 2019-06-29

Philippines Confirms Second Polio Case After Announcing Outbreak (MANILA, Philippines) — Philippine health officials on Friday confirmed a second case of polio in a 5-year-old child a day after declaring the ...
17:36, 2019-09-20

Philippines' Duterte pestered again as gecko stalls speech Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte just keeps getting bugged during his public speeches....
04:20, 2019-09-20

Philippines to vaccinate millions as polio virus resurfaces The Philippines is preparing to vaccinate millions of children against polio to halt an outbreak of a disease it believed to have been eradicated two...
08:40, 2019-09-20

Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte says he has autoimmune disease Rodrigo Duterte disclosed he suffers from myasthenia gravis, a year after suggesting he may have cancerPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has discl...
07:28, 2019-10-07

Magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Philippines, no Pacific tsunami expected An earthquake measuring a revised magnitude 6.4 struck 69 km north northwest of General Santos, Mindanao, Philippines on Wednesday, the United States...
14:24, 2019-10-16

Homo luzonensis: New human species found in Philippines There's a new addition to the family tree: an extinct species of human that's been found in the Philippines....
21:08, 2019-04-11

Philippines overflows with millions of mangoes as El Niño take effect Agriculture department sets up stalls around Manila in bid to get rid of fruit before it rots The Philippines is struggling under the weight of a swe...
08:24, 2019-06-10

The Philippines' Janjep Carlos crowned Mr Gay World 2019 41-year-old Janjep Carlos from the Philippines competed against 21 delegates from around the globe, ultimately securing the title of Mr Gay World 201...
07:40, 2019-05-05

Owners present pets to Philippines priest for blessing Elaborately dressed cats and dogs and even a palm-sized sugar glider were among the animals blessed outside a Philippine mall on Sunday in celebratio...
17:56, 2019-10-06

Elderly British man, wife abducted from their Philippines resort An elderly British man and his wife were abducted from their Philippine resort by at least four armed men, who dragged the couple into motorboats and...
06:04, 2019-10-06

Canada waste returns home after Philippines' war threat More than 60 containers full of garbage have returned to the western shores of Canada after being stranded for years in the Philippines. The incident...
21:56, 2019-06-29

Strong quake in Philippines kills one, injures dozens A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck the southern Philippines on Wednesday, killing at least one child and injuring more than two dozen other people....
17:20, 2019-10-16

Philippines sends tonnes of rubbish back to Canada The Philippines says the rubbish was falsely labelled as plastic recycling when it was sent in 2014....
10:44, 2019-05-31

Deadly twin quakes strike northern Philippines At least eight people have been killed in back-to-back earthquakes near a remote Philippines island group. Terrified residents have gathered outside ...
08:52, 2019-07-27

Philippines election: Duterte allies on course for senate victories Loyalists including police chief behind drug war and Marcos’s daughter will hand populist more powerThe architect of Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal campaig...
10:48, 2019-05-14

Strong quake in Philippines sends people scrambling A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck central Mindanao in the southern Philippines on Wednesday, opening cracks in some buildings, sending residents runn...
15:56, 2019-10-16

Philippines checks for African swine fever as pig deaths rise The Philippines has set up a crisis management team to determine if the deadly African swine fever virus has reached the country after officials dete...
08:56, 2019-08-19

Philippines president calls on Trump to park US Navy outside China Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte wants President Trump to park the Navy's Seventh Fleet on China's doorstep in response to ongoing tensions in ...
23:00, 2019-07-17

Canada to pay full cost of bringing garbage home from Philippines Canada has agreed to pay the full cost of bringing 69 garbage-laden shipping containers back across the Pacific Ocean to Vancouver - but it remains u...
20:52, 2019-05-07

Philippines sends trash back to Canada after Duterte escalates row The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a long-running row over waste exports that has test...
06:04, 2019-05-31

Philippines' war on drugs fuels attacks on land defenders – report Study shows martial law in an island territory is also being used as pretext for violencePresident Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs and declaration of ...
13:12, 2019-09-27

National alert in Philippines as dengue victim count soars Authorities in the Philippines say dengue cases have risen by more than 80% since last year. Early detection of the disease can dramatically reduce f...
14:52, 2019-07-15

Dissent unwelcome in the Philippines: Vice President Leni Robredo Vice President Leni Robredo discusses her opposition to President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs and how their allegiance to different political part...
14:08, 2019-10-07

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes northern Mindanao, Philippines - USGS An earthquake measured at a verified magnitude of 5.8 struck northern Mindanao in the Philippines archipelago early on Saturday local time, the U.S. ...
00:24, 2019-07-13

Philippines: Isis claims bombing that killed five on Jolo island Officials say local affiliate Abu Sayyaf was likely behind blast that targeted elite army unit Five people including three soldiers were killed in a ...
15:24, 2019-06-29

Philippines slams sinking of boat by suspected China vessel MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine defense secretary says an anchored Filipino fishing boat has sunk in the disputed South China Sea after bei...
14:00, 2019-06-12

Tired of being trashed, Philippines ready to dump garbage in Canada Philippine's president has given Canada two options for garbage sent to the Philippines years ago: Take it back or watch it wash up on Canadian shore...
15:36, 2019-05-22

Philippines to vaccinate millions as polio virus resurfaces in 2 children The Philippines recorded its second case of polio on Friday, as it prepared to vaccinate millions of children against a disease it believed to have b...
13:08, 2019-09-20

Boy snatched from boat by crocodile and eaten in front of siblings in Philippines A ten-year-old boy has died after he was eaten alive by a crocodile in front of his siblings....
09:40, 2019-08-16

American charged with human trafficking after trying to carry baby out of Philippines in a bag Jennifer Erin Talbot arrested at Manila airport after hiding six-day-old baby in a sling bagA US woman who attempted to carry a six-day-old baby out ...
01:08, 2019-09-06

Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte hurt in motorcycle accident President injures hip after falling off his vehicle as he reached for his shoe, aides sayRodrigo Duterte, the 74-year-old president of the Philippine...
11:44, 2019-10-17

Slave to sachets: How poverty worsens the plastics crisis in the Philippines Armed with gloves, rubber boots and a rake, "Mangrove Warrior" Willer Gualva, 68, comes to Freedom Island in the Philippines almost every day to stop...
09:52, 2019-09-03

Ship carrying waste arrives back in Canada from the Philippines A ship carrying 69 containers of waste mislabeled as plastic recyclables returned to Canada on Saturday from the Philippines, closing a chapter on a...
20:24, 2019-06-29

Eight killed, dozens feared trapped after earthquake hits Philippines At least eight people were killed when a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck the Philippines' main island of Luzon on Monday and officials feared dozens ...
19:08, 2019-04-22

Philippines Declares Polio Outbreak After 19 Years Free of the Disease The country’s health secretary said that government scientists had confirmed one case in the southern province of Lanao del Sur and were looking at a...
12:44, 2019-09-19

UN rights body launches probe into Philippines drug war deaths The UN Human Rights Council will investigate extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police in the war o...
23:28, 2019-07-11

Strong earthquake hits Philippines, no Pacific tsunami expected An earthquake measuring a revised magnitude 6.4 struck central Mindanao in the south of the Philippines on Wednesday, sending residents running from ...
15:20, 2019-10-16

Philippines detects African swine fever infections in two more provinces The highly contagious and deadly African swine fever virus has spread to two more provinces in the Philippines, the world's 10th-largest pork consume...
10:36, 2019-10-18

US Marines teamed up with the Philippines and Japan to practice hitting the beach US Marines, Philippine marines, and members of the Japanese Self-Defense Force took part in exercise KAMANDAG 3 in the Philippines this month. Two we...
17:48, 2019-10-16

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines to return Canadian trash SUBIC, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine official says a cargo ship has arrived in a northern port to pick up and return 69 containers of Canadian garb...
15:32, 2019-05-30

Canada will accept garbage containers wrongly sent to Philippines, says Manila Canada has agreed to take back 69 containers of garbage that were wrongly sent to the Philippines and will pay for their transport, Manila said on Tu...
00:28, 2019-05-08

'War on drugs' makes Philippines fourth most dangerous country – report Duterte’s violent anti-drugs operations are responsible for 75% of civilian deaths this yearPresident Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of a “war on drug...
13:00, 2019-07-09

Philippines: mid-terms clear way for Duterte to reinstate death penalty Allies of strongman president score victories in elections, leaving the Senate at his mercyRodrigo Duterte has won a sweeping victory in mid-term ele...
17:44, 2019-05-22

National alert in Philippines as dengue victim count sours Authorities in the Philippines say dengue cases have risen by more than 80% since last year. Early detection of the disease can dramatically reduce f...
13:44, 2019-07-15

Philippines declares first African swine fever outbreak near Manila Dead pigs found in some backyard farms in the Philippines tested positive for African swine fever, the country's agriculture chief said on Monday, th...
09:32, 2019-09-09

Philippines' Duterte to visit Beijing amid China sea tensions Philippine President Duterte is once again visiting China, this time to discuss contentious issues like the territorial row over the South China Sea....
19:44, 2019-08-27

Philippines midterm elections boost Rodrigo Duterte's power Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies appear to have scored sweeping victories in the country's midterm elections. The results signal broad p...
13:44, 2019-05-14

Philippines culls 7,000 pigs in outbreak of African swine fever Infected pigs found in two towns near capital Manila, as country becomes latest to be hit by diseaseThe Philippines has reported its first cases of A...
10:16, 2019-09-09

'The odour of burning wakes us': inside the Philippines' Plastic City In Valenzuela City, residents blame recycling plants for pungent smells and respiratory illnessesAs noon approaches in Valenzuela City and residents ...
03:04, 2019-07-08

Vancouver facility prepares for arrival of years-old trash from Philippines While Canadians begin celebrating the country's 152nd birthday this weekend, workers in Vancouver will be burning piles of years-old garbage....
02:24, 2019-06-29

Magnitude 6.8 quake strikes west of Davao, Philippines: USGS An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 struck on Tuesday 37 km (23 miles) west of the city of Davao, Philippines, at a depth of 22 km, the United Stat...
02:52, 2019-10-31

Hotel collapses after magnitude 6.5 quake hits southern Philippines An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 struck central Mindanao in the southern Philippines, causing at least one hotel on the island to collapse, a di...
04:28, 2019-10-31

Philippines threatens to dump rubbish back in Canadian waters as row deepens Two nations have been at odds over 69 containers of waste sent to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered h...
02:16, 2019-05-23

Philippines libel trial of journalist critical of Rodrigo Duterte begins Maria Ressa faces prison term if convicted under criminal cyberlibel lawMaria Ressa: everything you need to know about the Rappler editor A libel tri...
15:32, 2019-07-23

Child marriages spike in Philippines violence-marred Marawi city A jihadist siege in the Philippines' Muslim-majority Marawi city displaced over 400,000 people in 2017. People are returning to their homes, but with...
16:48, 2019-07-12

Ship carrying 69 containers of garbage arrives in Canada after journey from Philippines The Anna Maersk, carrying 69 containers of Canadian garbage and e-waste, docked at Deltaport near the Tsawwassen ferry terminal just after 7 a.m. on ...
17:08, 2019-06-29

Philippines readies new renewable energy policies to curb coal dependence The Philippines' Department of Energy (DOE) on Thursday vowed to fast-track the implementation of two key renewable energy (RE) policies, following P...
14:56, 2019-07-25

Dead pigs in Philippines test positive for African swine fever Dead pigs found in some backyard farms in the Philippines tested positive for African swine fever, the country's agriculture chief said on Monday, th...
07:48, 2019-09-09

Philippines: US rights volunteer branded 'enemy of state' shot outside home Brandon Lee, dubbed an ‘enemy of the state’ on social media, is in a critical condition after the shooting in northern Ifugao provinceAn American hum...
06:40, 2019-08-08

Matthew Bell: Man jailed for watching livestream of child sex abuse from the Philippines A man who paid to watch children being sexually abused in the Philippines via livestreaming has been jailed for nine years....
22:56, 2019-07-25

Philippines senator defends police over toddler's death in drugs raid Ronald dela Rosa says ‘shit happens during operations’ after three-year-old girl killedA senator who oversaw the most violent period in the Philippin...
11:28, 2019-07-05

Philippines loads up 69 containers of Canadian trash to send it all back home "Going, going" tweeted the Philippines foreign secretary, as containers of Canadian trash were sent back to the Great White North....
23:40, 2019-05-30

The Philippines is shipping back Canada’s heaping garbage. What’s Ottawa going to do with the trash? A cargo ship has arrived in a northern port in the Philippines, and is ready to return a massive pile of rotting garbage to Canada — 1,500 tonnes to ...
00:16, 2019-05-31

Philippines president Duterte goes on bizarre anti Iceland rant over drugs war OUTSPOKEN Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed his anger at a UN resolution to investigate his ‘war on drugs.’...
18:40, 2019-07-14

Philippines risks polio problem as parents skip child vaccines: WHO The Philippines risks having more cases of polio unless it sharply steps up its vaccinations of children under 5 years of age, the World Health Organ...
13:40, 2019-09-25

SA's Fezile Mkhize edges one step closer to being crowned Mr World in the Philippines Dr Fezile Mkhize is flying the South African flag high, representing the country at the Mr World 2019 in the Philippines....
14:48, 2019-08-22

Philippines voters back Duterte and his drug war as he closes in on midterms victory Unofficial results show president’s allies have won nine key upper house seats, traditionally a bulwark against his controversial policiesPhilippine ...
03:00, 2019-05-14

Cartel members seeking asylum TUCSON – Cartel members and some of their families crossed into Douglas and Naco, Arizona this past week asking for asylum. They stated their reason ...
06:00, 2019-06-18

US announces stricter asylum regulations The new regulation forbids refugees from claiming asylum in the US if they have traveled through a third country. Officials called it an 'interim rul...
19:36, 2019-07-15

UN: Venezuelans now file 1 in 5 of all new asylum claims LIMA, Peru (AP) — When Johan Álvarez was unable to provide more than one meal a day for his young family he knew it was time to leave Venezuela. With...
20:12, 2019-06-19

Why I'm fleeing Honduras to seek asylum in the US When a fellow protester against a dam that was polluting our water was killed, I left with my young son on a migrant caravanI am seeking asylum in th...
08:52, 2019-07-29

U.S. FDA grants orphan drug status to AstraZeneca's asthma drug Fasenra AstraZeneca said on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug status to its severe asthma drug, Fasenra, to treat ...
09:16, 2019-08-28

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines, will transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada A cargo ship arrived in a northern Philippine port on Thursday to transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada that officials say were shipped i...
18:52, 2019-05-30

Philippines police chief and Duterte drug war enforcer resigns in meth scandal Oscar Albayalde denies allegations he profits from drug deals arranged by corrupt officers in 2013The chief of police in the Philippines has stepped ...
07:20, 2019-10-14

Canada makes formal offer to bring home trash that Philippines threatened ‘war’ over The roughly six dozen containers will be shipped back to the Port of Vancouver if the offer is accepted....
20:44, 2019-05-02

Instagram compares Tamaryn Green to Miss Universe Philippines calling them lookalikes Newly crowned Miss Universe Philippines, Gazini Ganados, has been compared to Miss South Africa 2018, Tamaryn Green, with people pointing out their s...
14:12, 2019-06-15

Rodrigo Duterte's drug war front and centre as 61 million vote in Philippines midterms Election seen as referendum on president’s policies, with many watching to see how candidates in his family fareFilipinos vote on Monday in midterm p...
03:28, 2019-05-13

Philippines: Imelda Marcos' 90th birthday ends with hundreds falling sick Hundreds were rushed to hospital after thousands had gathered to celebrate Imelda Marcos' birthday. The former first lady and her family have made a ...
19:24, 2019-07-03

Philippines ships dozens of containers of rubbish back to Canada after six-year dispute The Philippines has shipped dozens of containers of waste back to Canada after a six-year row....
09:12, 2019-05-31

Philippines’ Duterte says he’s shipping back Canada’s garbage after Ottawa misses deadline  Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada....
13:52, 2019-05-22

Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada The Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Can...
19:28, 2019-05-22

I Wish I Could Wear This Wee Arkham Asylum Batman Cowl When I heard that DC Collectibles was making a replica of the distinctive cowl the Dark Knight wore during Rocksteady’s Arkham Asylum video game, I i...
17:00, 2019-07-15

Ex-Interpol chief’s wife gets asylum in France PARIS — The wife of Meng Hongwei, the former Interpol president jailed in China for what she believes are political reasons, said Monday that France ...
23:36, 2019-05-13

Stephen Miller Is Trying to Break the Asylum Process A new report indicates that Stephen Miller is looking to turn the asylum screening interview process over to Border Patrol agents....
23:32, 2019-07-30

Trump administration announces asylum restrictions TUCSON –The Trump administration announced a new rule that would make it a lot more difficult for migrants to seek asylum in the United States....
04:52, 2019-07-16

HK leader protests over German asylum for dissidents HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader has summoned the German consul to complain over Germany granting political asylum to a pair of Hong Kong po...
14:20, 2019-05-24

Calais clamps down as asylum seekers say: 'They just beat us' Three years on from the Jungle, local authority turns to force to stop another camp formingOsilama Michael, better known as Mike, doesn’t remember th...
21:16, 2019-09-18

Opponents sue as Trump’s new asylum rules go into effect The policy went into effect Tuesday but drew two swift lawsuits from immigrant advocacy groups in federal courts, one in San Francisco and one in Was...
05:28, 2019-07-17

Senate negotiations on asylum reform collapse The Senate’s bipartisan negotiations on asylum reform are dead, Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said in an interview on Thursday.The South Carolina...
18:48, 2019-07-25

EU takes Hungary to court over asylum helper law The EU's executive has taken Hungary to court over the bill it passed last year making it a crime to help asylum seekers. The European Commission mai...
21:52, 2019-07-25

Refugees in Germany: Legal entry — without asylum Germany is increasingly making use of humanitarian admissions programs as part of its refugee policy, meaning orderly entry for migrants rather than ...
12:52, 2019-05-01

Asylum seekers band together near border cities SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Mexico (AP) – Thousands of asylum seekers are waiting for months in Mexico before they can start seeking protections in ...
01:00, 2019-07-21

Edward Snowden still eying asylum in Germany American whistleblower Edward Snowden has once again expressed interest in seeking political asylum in Germany. He has warned that if he turns up dea...
05:44, 2019-09-14

US strikes deal with Honduras on asylum-seekers The US and Honduras have signed a deal which would allowing Washington to send more asylum-seekers there. But critics say it's not safe to seek asylu...
09:16, 2019-09-26

EU sees sharp rise in asylum applications The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. About 206,500 applications were submitted during the first four months of 2019, compared ...
09:08, 2019-06-11

UN refugee agency ‘deeply concerned’ about US asylum The concerned comments from UNHCR came after the Trump administration said it will end all asylum protections for most migrants who arrive at the US-...
20:08, 2019-07-16

Trump's attempts to keep asylum seekers out of the US have hit 5 big hurdles The Trump administration has pursued a number of policies to reduce access to the US for asylum seekers. But those maneuvers, which come amid increas...
03:00, 2019-05-02

Trump’s Asylum Agreement with Guatemala Is Ludicrous The Trump administration announced on Friday that it had signed a “safe third country agreement” with Guatemala that would “put human smugglers out o...
01:44, 2019-07-28

Trump Moves to Destroy Asylum System as We Know It The Trump administration moved today to drastically change the country’s asylum rules, effectively ending the possibility for many Central American m...
20:04, 2019-07-15

Flu outbreak among asylum seekers reaches San Diego SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sixteen asylum seekers who have exhibited flu-like symptoms after being flown to San Diego from South Texas are being quarantined. S...
21:28, 2019-05-24

Kushner tries to strike bipartisan asylum deal Jared Kushner is working with Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin and GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham to try and broker a bipartisan deal on asylum laws, which could...
17:52, 2019-06-19

Trump Targets Asylum Protections For Immigrants The Trump administration says it will soon end asylum protections for most Central American migrants. It’s the government’s latest attemp...
01:28, 2019-07-16

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; the pl...
21:16, 2019-06-07

Manitoba man brings measles home from Philippines; fellow travellers in Winnipeg, Vancouver at risk A man from Winnipeg contracted the measles while he was travelling in the Philippines and brought it home with him, potentially affecting hundreds of...
20:04, 2019-06-28

A tourist was fined for wearing a string bikini on a beach in the Philippines, but travelers get punished for the way they dress more often than you might think Lars Ruecker/Getty Images A Taiwanese tourist was recently arrested and fined after wearing a bikini that was deemed to be too revealing on the Phili...
01:00, 2019-10-16

Stephen Miller flexes policy might with new asylum crackdown The White House move this week to crackdown on asylum fraud is the latest example of top aide Stephen Miller’s influence on President Trump’s tradema...
11:56, 2019-05-02

EU sees sharp rise in asylum applications from Venezuela The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. While Syrians and Afghans formerly topped the list, the EU has seen a surge in the number...
10:04, 2019-06-11

AP Exclusive: Ex-Interpol chief’s wife gets asylum in France PARIS (AP) — The wife of Meng Hongwei, the former Interpol president jailed in China, says France has granted her refugee status. Grace Meng says the...
15:08, 2019-05-13

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria says Trump was right about asylum system, ‘pains me to say’ Fareed Zakaria, the CNN anchor, on Sunday said it “pains” him to admit it, but President Trump was correct that the U.S. finds itself in a crisis wit...
07:56, 2019-07-03

Germany expects drop in asylum applications for 2019 The number of people applying for asylum in Germany has slowed down, with figures from this year expected to be lower than in 2018, according to a re...
07:00, 2019-11-03

A Mexican Restaurant in the Bronx Prepares for an Asylum Case La Morada, in Mott Haven, has long been a center for activism. As the son of the owners seeks political asylum, the community has rallied to help....
17:52, 2019-11-06

Mexico’s asylum agency needs more resources, says UN refugee chief Mexico's asylum agency has been overwhelmed with applicants after many abandoned plans to migrate to the United States....
04:36, 2019-09-29

US will train dozens of border agents to screen for asylum LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) — Immigration officials say they will train dozens of U.S. border patrol agents to start screening immigrants on the south...
00:12, 2019-05-09

Asylum approvals almost always right, German review finds - report Nearly all decisions to grant migrants asylum in Germany were justified, officials found after reviewing some 62,000 claims, according to a newspaper...
11:44, 2019-09-19

2 activists linked to Pussy Riot get asylum in Sweden Swedish broadcaster SVT says two activists linked to the Russian protest group Pussy Riot have successfully appealed their rejected asylum applicatio...
14:36, 2019-05-01

German media report increase in EU asylum applications The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. About 206,500 applications were submitted during the first four months of 2019, compared ...
04:04, 2019-06-11

US court blocks asylum curbs at Mexico border A judge has blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a law to bar the vast majority of asylum applications at the US-Mexican border. It's the ...
11:20, 2019-07-25

The Latest: Judge to rule on hearings for asylum seekers SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on a legal challenge to a new Trump administration policy denying bond hearings for asylum seekers (all times local): 11:20...
20:48, 2019-06-28

Hundreds of children wait years for asylum decisions Hundreds of child asylum seekers are waiting years for an initial decision on their asylum claim....
03:04, 2019-06-27

Migrants risk it all seeking asylum. The answer in court is almost always ‘no.’ More and more asylum seekers have reached the Southern border. But the maze after that is formidable....
12:44, 2019-07-24

Nearly 900,000 asylum seekers living in limbo in EU, figures show Backlog of claims persists despite number of arrivals almost halving in two yearsClose to 900,000 asylum seekers in the EU are waiting to have their ...
15:16, 2019-08-25

Sea-Watch eyes Mediterranean for abandoned asylum-seekers The Mediterranean route remains one of the deadliest migration routes in the world. German NGO Sea-Watch has operated reconnaissance flights as part ...
19:24, 2019-08-11

Border agents to be trained to conduct asylum interviews Immigration officials said they will train dozens of U.S. Border Patrol agents to start screening immigrants seeking asylum. The director of U.S. Cit...
15:52, 2019-05-09

Former Bolivian leader Evo Morales granted asylum by Mexico Ex-president claims he is victim of coup as unrest spreads and fears grow about political chaosThe former Bolivian president Evo Morales has been gra...
00:36, 2019-11-12

US briefing: asylum ruling, Bolton row and California gig workers Thursday’s top story: supreme court allows block on Central American asylum seekers. Plus, the whistleblower who exposed MIT’s Epstein scandalSubscri...
12:44, 2019-09-12

Court backs Donald Trump bid to bar asylum seekers The Supreme Court has given Donald Trump the green light to bar most Central American asylum seekers from entering the country....
13:52, 2019-09-12

U.S. enforces radical new asylum rule that limits who can qualify The new U.S. policy would effectively deny asylum to nearly all migrants arriving at the southern border who aren’t from Mexico. It would disallow an...
01:24, 2019-09-13

UN refugee agency regrets US ruling on asylum applications GENEVA — The United Nations refugee agency said on Friday a US Supreme Court order curbing asylum applications at the Mexican border could hurt peopl...
21:08, 2019-09-13

UN: Hungary depriving rejected asylum-seekers of food The UN has accused Hungary of illegally denying food for up to five days to failed asylum-seekers. Budapest replied it "is not responsible" for peopl...
17:28, 2019-05-03

Judge won’t block US asylum restrictions at southern border FILE – In this July 17, 2019, file photo, a United States Customs and Border Protection Officer checks the documents of migrants before being t...
18:36, 2019-07-24

Bidding war erupts over creepy asylum abandoned for 46 years Crazy but true: There’s a bidding war to buy an abandoned asylum in upstate New York that is decrepit and potentially haunted. Saratoga County ...
21:16, 2019-08-16

Federal judge rules Trump’s asylum ban illegal A federal judge has ruled president trump’s asylum ban is illegal. The ban aimed to temporarily bar migrants who illegally cross into the U.S. ...
06:08, 2019-08-03

Quebec to receive $250M from Ottawa for asylum seekers The Canadian government has announced it will provide $250 million to Quebec to help with costs related to help resettle and provide support to refug...
03:52, 2019-08-30

UN moves 149 refugees, asylum seekers from Tripoli to Rome UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says 149 refugees and asylum seekers have been safely evacuated from the Libyan capital to Rome. U.N. deputy...
21:16, 2019-05-30

Trump’s new asylum ban could put more strain on immigrant detention facilities A sharp drop in illegal border crossings, coming during a seasonal decline as summer heat sets in, has eased pressure temporarily....
06:00, 2019-07-18

Arkham Asylum houses some of Batman’s best villains—and ideas In Grant Morrison’s critically acclaimed Arkham Asylum: A Serious House On Serious Earth, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this month, there’s a...
13:44, 2019-10-02

New ruling limits asylum for those with persecuted family members PHOENIX (AP) — Immigrants who fear persecution because of their family ties will no longer be eligible for asylum under a new rule issued by U.S. Att...
00:12, 2019-07-30

Feds apprehend over 1,000 asylum seekers at Texas border More than 1,000 migrants were taken into custody after illegally crossing the border near El Paso, Texas, early Wednesday, according to a new report....
00:24, 2019-05-31

U.S. to restrict asylum claims based on family ties Immigrants who fear persecution because of their family ties will no longer be eligible for asylum under a new rule issued by U.S. Attorney General W...
00:36, 2019-07-30

US takes step to collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers and other migrants detained by immigration officials and...
17:16, 2019-10-21

Trump to end asylum protections for migrants passing through other countries The move marks a major escalation of the president's battle to tighten up the southern border....
15:24, 2019-07-15

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans FILE – In this July 4, 2019 file photo, a group of asylum seekers cross the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Thurs...
15:40, 2019-07-15

Germany confirms, Syria still unsafe for asylum-seekers Germany will continue providing refuge to Syrian asylum-seekers, the Interior Ministry has said. It refuted earlier reports that some applicants from...
12:44, 2019-05-15

Another Asylum-Seeker Dies in Border Patrol Custody A 52-year-old Nicaraguan man died Friday at an Arizona hospital while in U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody, becoming the 12th person to die ...
18:08, 2019-07-06

71M migrants forcibly displaced in 2018, and many still searching for asylum: UN As their choices narrow on land and at sea, migrants are often seen as a political headache in the countries they hope to reach and ignored in the co...
16:24, 2019-07-06

US to sign agreement to send asylum seekers to El Salvador Deal could lead to migrants obtaining refuge in El Salvador, one of Central America’s most violent countriesThe United States planned to sign an agre...
20:52, 2019-09-20

What could have been: Ben Affleck's Batman would have explored "insanity," Arkham Asylum Ben Affleck’s standalone Batman movie has now been well-and-truly relegated to the “What might have been?” bins of history, derailed by what was, by ...
01:52, 2019-08-01

Somali asylum-seeker detained for over 2 years released CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Lawyers representing an asylum-seeker from Somalia who’s been detained for over 2 ½ years without a bond hearing say he...
22:28, 2019-05-20

Iranian oil tanker changes course to Turkey The Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1, formerly known as the Grace 1, has changed its destination to a port in Turkey. The US has threatened to sanct...
13:40, 2019-08-24

Trump: Some of My Best Friends Are Iranian! President Donald Trump announced on Monday that his administration will place new economic sanctions on Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei ami...
19:12, 2019-06-24

Philippines plane crash: Nine killed after medical evacuation aircraft crashes into resort and bursts into flames All nine people on board a small medical evacuation plane were killed after it crashed into a resort in the Philippines and exploded into flames....
17:28, 2019-09-01

UN rights experts call on Philippines Government to halt ‘unacceptable attacks’ on Victoria Tauli-Corpuz False claims levelled at the UN expert on the rights of indigenous peoples by her own Government in the Philippines, “are without grounding in fact o...
16:24, 2019-05-01

The bizarre life of 8chan owner Jim Watkins, the middle-age veteran who decamped to the Philippines and runs a pig farm YouTube/The Goldwater Over the weekend, 22 people were killed and more than two dozen others were injured in a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso...
01:36, 2019-08-06

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria an...
01:28, 2019-07-13

Moosomin, Sask. fireworks competition sees Canada face Philippines in tenth anniversary event Moosomin Sask.'s fireworks competition is celebrating ten years as it features one of its thriving communities....
00:48, 2019-08-05

Dead pigs in Philippines' backyard farms found positive for African swine fever virus Dead pigs found in some backyard farms in the Philippines tested positive for the African swine fever virus, the country's agriculture chief said on ...
05:56, 2019-09-09

GOP ally to Trump: Tighten asylum laws, cut immigration deal WASHINGTON (AP) — A South Carolina Republican senator is proposing to make it harder for Central Americans to win asylum in the U.S. He’s urgin...
18:24, 2019-05-15

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration’s Latest Asylum Ban A federal judge in San Francisco blocked the Trump administration’s most recent asylum restrictions on Wednesday, ruling against a policy which sough...
14:32, 2019-07-25

Trump administration's bid to limit asylum seekers blocked by US judge Legal showdown now underway over rule that would bar migrants who passed through another country but did not seek refuge thereA federal judge has blo...
05:24, 2019-07-25

Mystery surrounds slaying of Chechen asylum-seeker in Berlin A Chechen from Georgia was shot dead in Berlin — allegedly by a man from Russia. If it was an act of revenge, two wars may have played a role....
12:16, 2019-08-27

Russian suspect in tainted oil scandal seeks asylum in Lithuania After huge amounts of Russian crude oil were found to be tainted, Russian authorities detained several suspects over the scandal. Roman Ruzhechko, th...
21:28, 2019-07-19

US, Guatemala ink migration deal on Central American asylum-seekers The deal may see citizens of Honduras and El Salvador forced to apply for asylum in Guatemala. It comes after the US threatened tariffs and other eco...
02:52, 2019-07-27

Trump says agreement reached with Guatemala to restrict asylum seekers Immigrant rights advocates say the ‘safe third country’ agreement is cruel and unlawful, though it could still be blockedDonald Trump announced Frida...
21:36, 2019-07-27

Germany: Asylum-seeker jailed for random attacks in Amberg Four men from Afghanistan and Iran have been sentenced over arbitrary attacks on passersby in the Bavarian town of Amberg. The incident fueled debate...
10:40, 2019-05-10

Trump’s ‘blatantly illegal’ immigration rules end asylum protections The ACLU has vowed to sue the administration over the ‘unlawful’ new rules, which raise the asylum eligibility barThe Trump administration has announ...
23:00, 2019-07-15

U.S., El Salvador sign asylum deal, but details vague on who is affected and how It’s the latest effort by President Donald Trump’s administration to force asylum-seekers in Central America to seek refuge outside the United States...
23:44, 2019-09-20

Taiwan open to granting Hong Kong protesters asylum Taiwan's government has said it would provide assistance to Hong Kong protesters on humanitarian grounds. The pledge risks straining the already tens...
11:40, 2019-07-19

Trump: Guatemala signing deal to restrict asylum applications to US WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that Guatemala is signing an agreement to restrict asylum applications to the U.S. from Cen...
03:24, 2019-07-27

Tensions flare up in Bavarian asylum center after Nigerian dies Asylum seekers pelted police officers with stones and glass bottles in the Bavarian city of Regensburg as police were trying to extract a dead body. ...
02:40, 2019-05-12

Two vacant TUSD schools considered shelters for asylum seekers TUCSON —  TUSD board member Kristel Foster said the image of using what used to be the Pima County Juvenile Detention Center to house migrant f...
15:16, 2019-07-15

Protesting asylum-seekers block US-Mexico border bridge Hundreds of migrants seeking entry to the US have blocked a bridge along the border with Mexico to protest delays in the asylum process. Tens of thou...
21:32, 2019-10-10

CNN's Jim Acosta accused of being dishonest about Trump's asylum seekers remark CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta was accused of being dishonest over a tweet he sent while covering President Trump's immigration overh...
23:44, 2019-05-16

Two vacant TUSD schools considered as shelters for asylum seekers TUCSON —  TUSD board member Kristel Foster said the image of using what used to be the Pima County Juvenile Detention Center to house migrant f...
07:40, 2019-07-13

This asylum seeker was shot in the head. Ice jailed him and gave him ibuprofen Rolando, an indigenous man who survived a shooting and torture in Guatemala, was suffering blinding headaches when he arrived in the USSome days, Rol...
07:32, 2019-10-09

Dutch minister quits over asylum seeker crime statistics THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch junior justice minister has quit after his department came under fire for appearing to minimize statistics abou...
19:20, 2019-05-21

Supreme Court Decides to Let Trump Be Even Harsher to Asylum Seekers The U.S. Supreme Court decided Wednesday to allow the Trump administration to enforce even tougher rules on the U.S.-Mexico border, a move that will ...
03:48, 2019-09-12

Dutch minister resigns over asylum-seeker crime report The Dutch migration minister has quit after coming under fire over how crimes involving asylum-seekers were reported. Mark Harbers' ministry placed o...
01:44, 2019-05-22

Critics slam US-El Salvador asylum deal as 'cynical and absurd' The White House reportedly plans to help El Salvador host US-bound asylum-seekers from neighboring countries. Experts blasted the Trump administratio...
05:40, 2019-09-21

US Supreme Court allows Trump administration to enforce asylum restrictions The top court's decision means the Trump administration can implement stricter asylum rules along the US-Mexican border while the policy is challenge...
03:24, 2019-09-12

Matchmaking Irish village finds harmony with asylum seekers Lisdoonvarna’s reluctant union has mostly paid off as fear of new arrivals gives way to friendshipIt seemed a match made in hell. The village did not...
15:20, 2019-09-01

Australian police arrest Iraqi man over 350 asylum-seeker deaths Police in Australia have charged an Iraqi man with organizing a "people-smuggling venture" that led to more than 350 asylum-seekers drowning at sea. ...
09:52, 2019-10-19

U.S. doubled number of asylum seekers sent to Mexico daily: official Luis Carlos Cano, a spokesman for Mexico's national immigration agency in Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso, said starting Thursday some ...
03:52, 2019-06-15

O’Rourke to visit Mexico, meet turned away US asylum-seekers WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke is heading to Mexico to meet with immigrants seeking U.S. asylum but “t...
05:16, 2019-06-30

Greece passes asylum law aimed at curbing migrant arrivals Opponents of legislation say it will severely curtail access to safeguards for asylum seekersGreece has passed a controversial asylum law aimed at cu...
10:48, 2019-11-01

Germany: New accusations of police violence in death of asylum-seeker In 2005, the burnt body of Oury Jalloh was found in his German jail cell. Officials say that he set fire to the mattress, but new findings suggest th...
08:36, 2019-11-02

UN says thousands flee Congo violence, seek asylum in Uganda KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says about 7,500 Congolese refugees fleeing violence have arrived in Uganda since the beginn...
16:00, 2019-06-25

Mexico sends 70 migrants seeking asylum in US back home A Mexican official said Tuesday about 70 Central American migrants who’d been returned to Ciudad Juarez from the US to await the outcome of their asy...
21:20, 2019-07-02

Trump administration moves toward requiring DNA samples from asylum seekers The new policy would allow the government to amass a trove of biometric data on hundreds of thousands of migrants, raising major privacy concerns....
18:44, 2019-10-21

Mexico is busing asylum-seeking migrants to southern border MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government says it is busing migrants who have applied for asylum in the United States to southern Mexico. About 30,00...
06:16, 2019-08-17

Asylum-seekers could find shelter in county juvenile center PIMA COUNTY, Ariz. – Asylum-seeking migrants could soon be sheltered at the Pima County Juvenile Justice Complex, as the Benedictine Monastery ...
03:20, 2019-07-09

Evo Morales granted asylum by Mexico after quitting as Bolivian leader Former president claims he is victim of coup as power vacuum looms amid reports of looting and vandalism The former Bolivian president Evo Morales ha...
23:36, 2019-11-11

German authorities rejected almost all 2019 church asylum cases The federal office for migration and refugees (BAMF) turned down most of the church asylum cases in the first four months of 2019, according to media...
15:00, 2019-06-08

Tommy Robinson begs Donald Trump to grant him asylum in US Tommy Robinson has launched a public appeal for Donald Trump to grant him asylum in the US as he faces being jailed in the UK....
01:16, 2019-07-09

Dozens of Border Patrol agents to be trained to screen for asylum LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) – Immigration officials say they will train dozens of U.S. border patrol agents to start screening immigrants on the...
00:48, 2019-05-09

Ex-Bolivian leader Evo Morales granted asylum by Mexico after quitting Ex-president claims he is victim of coup as unrest spreads and fears grow about political chaosThe former Bolivian president Evo Morales has been gra...
23:56, 2019-11-11

Beto O’Rourke visits turned away asylum seekers in Mexico WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke visited Mexico on Sunday and listened to tearful immigrants say they fled Central ...
22:20, 2019-06-30

Guatemalan migrant who was shot in the head and detained has been granted asylum His story sparked widespread outrage after Ice records revealed his serious medical conditions were going largely untreatedA Guatemalan migrant who w...
22:12, 2019-10-16

Trump administration denies special help to Venezuelans seeking asylum Despite clarion calls for Venezuelan ‘freedom’ the US has resisted offering Temporary Protected Status to those fearing persecutionAs Venezuela slump...
14:04, 2019-05-05

Germany: Welfare claims from asylum seekers drop sharply Close to 411,000 asylum seekers were getting state social security payments at the end of 2018, a fall of 12%. The share of Germany's population rece...
14:12, 2019-10-25

Number of asylum seekers sent back to Italy triples in five years EU countries sending growing numbers back to country of arrival in blocThe number of asylum seekers returned to Italy from elsewhere in Europe under ...
16:56, 2019-06-27

Transgender asylum seeker from El Salvador dies, after being released from U.S. custody The cause of Johana Medina Leon's death has not been specified. She was taken to hospital after experiencing chest pain, according to ICE....
11:20, 2019-06-04

Two gay Saudi journalists 'treated like criminals' in Australia after seeking asylum Men who fled own country after threats to out them have been detained in AustraliaTwo Saudi journalists who fled the country after one was interrogat...
20:28, 2019-11-15

Most who illegally enter as families released without needing to claim asylum More than 75% of the 473,682 people who illegally crossed the southern border into the United States as part of a family during fiscal 2019 did not s...
13:16, 2019-11-14

Germany: Chances of refugees gaining asylum depend on where they apply A new report has found that 22 Foreigners Offices in Germany have asylum approval rates vastly beneath the national average. Critics say a lack of go...
20:40, 2019-10-22

US asylum limits spawn mishmash wait systems in Mexico CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — For thousands of asylum seekers, there are many ways to wait at the threshold of the United States. Parents and children...
18:36, 2019-05-09

Mexico rejects idea to keep Central American asylum seekers Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said Monday that his country would reject a proposed solution to the immigration and tariff stand-off with th...
12:08, 2019-06-04

Iranian president says country isn’t seeking war A day after the US announced the deployment of an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that the ...
15:08, 2019-06-18

Was Makhunik an Ancient Iranian Lilliput? In August 2005, a tiny mummified body was found in the ancient Persian village of Makhunik in what is now Iran. The discovery caused an international...
02:20, 2019-08-18

Gibraltar releases Iranian oil tanker The decision to release an Iranian oil tanker seized by Britain off Gibraltar last month comes despite US pleas....
16:48, 2019-08-15

The Latest: Iranian general warns US against war TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 12:20 p.m. An Iranian military comman...
10:56, 2019-06-23