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Canada-China spat heats up over ambassador’s alleged threat

TORONTO (AP) — The diplomatic spat between Canada and China grew more heated on Monday as Beijing denounced press criticism of its ambassador to...

Cameroonian asylum-seekers accuse US of forcing deportation

A group of asylum-seekers from Cameroon facing deportation back to their conflict-ridden country say they were pressured with force by U.S. immigration officers to...

Norway grants asylum to fugitive Pole, raising controversy

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Norway has granted asylum to a Polish man who had fled prison term for fraud and forging of documents, but...

Lebanon affirms deal to take back migrants sailing to Cyprus

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus and Lebanon on Tuesday reaffirmed an agreement for Lebanese authorities to take back migrants aboard boats trying to reach...

Rights group: Cyprus pushed back migrants, ignored claims

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cypriot authorities pushed back 200 migrants and refugees arriving from Lebanon aboard boats earlier this month, ignoring their claims for...

Assange ‘binge-watched’ suicide of ex-Bosnian Croat general

LONDON (AP) — Julian Assange relayed how he “binge-watched” the suicide of the former Bosnian Croat general in a U.N. courtroom three years ago,...

Greece wants the EU to help run its island migrant camps

KARA TEPE, Greece (AP) — The Greek government on Tuesday urged the European Union to jointly run new refugee camps on Greece's eastern islands...

Thousands left homeless by Greek refugee camp fire protest

MORIA, Lesbos (AP) — Thousands of asylum-seekers have spent a fourth night sleeping in the open on the Greek island of Lesbos, after successive...

New fire breaks out in crowded refugee camp on Greek island

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Fire struck again Wednesday night in Greece's notoriously overcrowded refugee camp on the island of Lesbos, a day after a...

Flurry of tests as COVID hits Greece’s biggest migrant camp

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A major testing and contact-tracing operation at Greece's largest migrant camp on the eastern island of Lesbos has so far...

Guatemalan man seeking asylum drowns along US-Mexico border

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) —...

Seeking refuge in US, children fleeing danger are expelled

HOUSTON (AP) — When...

Journalist held for 6 years gains New Zealand refugee status

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP)...

Appeals court deals 2nd blow to Trump asylum policy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —...

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