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Trump supports special visas for Venezuelan refugees fleeing a carnage that he helped create

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Despite his tough anti-immigration stance, President Donald Trump is exploring the idea of granting Temporary Protected Status to Venezuelans fleeing the country still under US sanctions after its Washington-backed failed coup. TPS is a federal government designation for people residing in the US who have fled from severe natural disasters or armed conflict. It currently Read More

‘A cemetery for the living’: Mosul, 5 years after Islamic State conquest

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Mosul had fallen to Islamic State five years ago. The US-led coalition liberated the Iraqi city in 2017, but left it largely in ruins. With the ISIS caliphate gone, are the local residents recovering, and how? IS takes Mosul After taking control of Fallujah and Ramadi in early June 2014, IS (also known as ISIS) Read More

Refugee self-immolates in detention center on Manus island

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A refugee in the notorious Manus Island migrant detention camp has set himself on fire, becoming the latest in a rapidly growing list of inmates who have reportedly attempted suicide or self-harm. The Somalian man, aged about 30, set himself alight in the East Lorengau camp on Monday, according to SBS News, who cite Manus Read More

Man questioned after German politician gunned down

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Detectives in Germany investigating the fatal shooting of a prominent member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party have questioned a man. Walter Luebcke, whose body was found in his garden last Sunday by a relative, had been gunned down at close range with a single shot to the head. A man was taken into “provisional” custody Read More

Presidential hopeful Inslee unveils plan to reclaim U.S. leadership on climate issue

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(Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee released a sweeping plan on Wednesday to reclaim U.S. leadership in the fight against climate change that includes proposals to resettle hundreds of thousands of climate refugees, and raise barriers to fossil fuel imports. Democratic presidential candidate and Washington State Governor Jay Inslee speaks during the California Democratic Read More

Trump snubs UK Labour leader, calls him a “negative force”

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Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump, in London, Britain, June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had decided not to meet opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on his trip to Britain, describing him as a “negative Read More

Trump snubs UK Labour leader, calls him a “negative force”

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Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump, in London, Britain, June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had decided not to meet opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on his trip to Britain, describing him as a “negative Read More

‘Popular’ politician killed after being shot in head outside home

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German police have begun a murder investigation after a long-time member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party was shot dead outside his home. Walter Lubcke, 65, was discovered in his garden in the early hours of Sunday morning with a gunshot wound to the head that was “fired at close range”, prosecutors have said. A motive Read More

‘They triggered this crisis’: Lawyers suing EU over deaths of Libyan migrants in Mediterranean

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Human rights lawyers are suing the European Union over the deaths of Libyan migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean, arguing that EU policies are to blame for the thousands of lost lives. The group of lawyers has asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the EU, outlining, in a 243-page document, actions taken by Read More

German ‘blogger of the year’ invented her ‘Jewish’ family history, cheated media for years

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German historian Marie Sophie Hingst, famous for her blog about family members who perished in the Holocaust, has been caught in a lie. The revelation also put the media, which published her other ‘personal stories’, in a bind. Hingst, who lives in Dublin, rose to prominence because of her stories about her alleged Jewish ancestors, Read More