U.S. travel ban heralds “turbulent times” for Africa: AU chief

30th January 2017 Staff Reporter 0

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The head of the African Union said on Monday that a U.S. travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries including three in Africa heralded “turbulent times” for the continent. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma spoke […]


Tensions simmer below surface as Trump, Republicans map strategy

28th January 2017 Staff Reporter 0

PHILADELPHIA – When President Donald Trump was elected last November, Republican lawmakers enthusiastically joined his call to rewrite the tax code and dismantle Obamacare in the first 100 days of his presidency. But as congressional Republicans […]


Trump immigrant curbs cause chaos, panic, anger worldwide

28th January 2017 Staff Reporter 0

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s sweeping ban on people seeking refuge in the United States and visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries caused confusion and panic among travelers on Saturday, with some turned back from U.S.-bound flights. […]


‘Let him die’ shout onlookers as African refugee drowns in Venice’s Grand Canal

26th January 2017 Staff Reporter 0

Italian magistrates have opened an investigation after a Gambian man drowned on 22 January in Venice’s Grand Canal in front of onlookers who filmed the incident, laughing and shouting racist comments. More than 181,000 migrants […]

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