Turkey Refugee Deal With EU at Risk, Erdogan Adviser Warns

The joint press conference was part of Merkel's state visit to Ankara, a trip that Erdogan critics consider as condoning the Turkish President's increasingly autocratic rule. "The most important actors of the coup attempt. are being hosted in Germany", Kaynak said. Berlin has repeatedly expressed unease over the extent of the crackdown that has seen some 43,000 people arrested in the wake of the putsch, under a state of emergency that has now lasted over half a year. Read More

Sources believe Quebec mosque attack suspect is a "right-wing extremist"

But it remained unclear what prompted the attack. He wrote on the Facebook page of the group, Bienvenues aux Refugies, or Welcome to Refugees, that Bissonnette was "unfortunately known to many activists in Quebec for taking nationalist, pro-Le Pen and anti-feminist positions at Laval University and on social media". Read More

Hillary Clinton Reflects on Election Loss to Trump in New Book

Hillary Clinton Reflects on Election Loss to Trump in New Book

Clinton released a statement through her publisher, Simon & Schuster, regarding the book which as of yet, does not have a title. There has also been speculation that Clinton might run for mayor of New York City this year, though her literary endeavors and public speaking plans have her seemingly too busy. Read More

Priebus: Green card holders will be allowed into US

Priebus: Green card holders will be allowed into US

The move sparked protests at airports across the USA and led several travelers to immediately bring lawsuits against the federal government. Regarding the impact of Trump's executive order on United States citizens, he added: "I would suspect that if you're an American citizen travelling back and forth to Libya you're likely to be subjected to further questioning when you come into an airport", he said . Read More

Marine Le Pen refuses to repay €300000 in misused European Union funds

France24 reported that the repayment order comes at a bad time for Le Pen, who has admitted failure in securing loans from French banks in order to run her presidential campaign. The parliament concluded that, in her role as French National Front leader, Le Pen had during the 2011-12 legislature paid party staff with the funds, which European Union rules say should be used only to pay European Union lawmakers' assistants. Read More

Silicon Valley tech majors condemn Donald Trump's immigration ban

Silicon Valley tech majors condemn Donald Trump's immigration ban

This isn't quite a surprise: a year ago, Trump vowed that he would "end forever the use of the H1-B as a cheap labor program", which the tech industry relies on, "and institute an absolute requirement to hire American workers first for every visa and immigration program". Read More

US Sounds Warning Over New Ukraine Clashes, Casualties

US Sounds Warning Over New Ukraine Clashes, Casualties

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Ukrainian "paramilitary units tried to storm territory controlled by the (self-proclaimed) republics of Donbas". The deadliest flare-up in fighting in eastern Ukraine since December stretched into a third day as President Petro Poroshenko broke off a visit to Germany. Read More

Navy SEAL And 8-Year-Old Killed In Trump's First Raid

Navy SEAL And 8-Year-Old Killed In Trump's First Raid

She is at least the third member of the al-Awlaki family to be killed by the U.S. The dawn raid by USA forces targeted a powerful family involved with al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), considered by Washington to be the most risky al-Qaeda branch. Read More

Uber users delete app over Trump ban

Furthermore, the company posted a tweet saying that it had turned off surge pricing which usually happens during periods of increased demand. Crowds gathered in and around terminals which temporarily bars entry to the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries to challenge the executive order. Read More

Trump, Merkel Discussed NATO, Middle East in First Phone Call

Trump, Merkel Discussed NATO, Middle East in First Phone Call

On Friday, Mr. Trump ordered a four-month pause on allowing migrants into the US from a list of countries linked to terror compiled by the Obama administration. "In an unstable and uncertain world, turning inward would be a deadend", he said. In the joint statement, there was no mention of refugees, not even of Trump's move on Friday banning refugees from several Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. Read More

Joseph Goebbels' secretary, Brunhilde Pomsel, dies aged 106

She described Goebbels as a vain man, whose hate-filled public speeches were hard to reconcile with what she said was his considerable charm when not in the spotlight. "But they wouldn't have done it either". In " A German Life ", she insisted she felt no guilt and also said: "I could not put up resistance - I was too much of a coward". Read More

Washington State Will Sue To Stop Trump's Immigration Ban

Ferguson said the travel ban violates the United States constitution's guarantee of equal protection and the first amendment's establishment clause, infringes individuals' constitutional right to due process and contravenes the federal immigration and nationality act. Read More

USA citizens having visas welcome to visit Iran - Foreign Minister Zarif

It's also possible, the ambassador said, that some Americans inside Iraq could be expelled, according to the official. "The reception of refugees fleeing the war, fleeing oppression, is part of our duties", French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said Saturday at a joint news conference with his German counterpart, Sigmar Gabriel. Read More

Syria rebels merge with ex-Qaeda affiliate

Nusra's exclusion from the ongoing ceasefire and peace talks set the stage for a big blow-up, with Nusra officials accusing the rebels who were participating in the peace talks of being part of a "conspiracy" against them, and insisting they made a decision to attack first. Read More

Lawsuit Filed Against Trump After Refugees Detained at Airports

People coming from seven Muslim countries - Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan Syria and Yemen - can not enter the USA for 90 days. Qatar Airways is advising passengers bound for the United States from the seven newly banned majority Muslim countries that they need to have either a US green card or diplomatic visa to travel. Read More

Here's what's happening for Dublin's Chinese New Year

Here's what's happening for Dublin's Chinese New Year

In the days leading up to Chinese New Year , people prepare by doing an extremely thorough house cleaning . 2017 is the year of the ROOSTER and the College of New Caledonia is ringing in the Chinese New Year with style and pizazz. According to tales and legends, the beginning of the Chinese New Year started with a fight against a mythical beast called "The Year" which looks like an ox with a lion head and lives in the sea. Read More

Trump's Controversial U.S.-Russia Reset Begins

Trump's Controversial U.S.-Russia Reset Begins

Angela Merkel , the German Chancellor, and Francois Hollande, the president of France, are also expected to speak to Mr Trump on Saturday . "I believe the U.S. Asked by Brian Kilmeade if Russian Federation would first have to stop "destroying families and towns indiscriminately like they're doing in Syria" before sanctions could be lifted, Conway said Trump's policy is "America first". Read More

Debbonaire to defy Corbyn over Article 50

Debbonaire to defy Corbyn over Article 50

She wrote that "that said, it does amaze me that the decision of an MP to represent the will of her constituents is met with disgust from those who have been so adamant for our country and our politicians to "take back control" and to reflect 'the will of the people'". Read More

Russia-Led Syria Talks Seek Cease-Fire Ahead of UN Negotiations

Assad's forces have rarely distinguished between which fighters represent moderate rebel forces and which ones are jihadists, regularly referring to any and all opponents as terrorists. Trump sounds promising on the issue of fight against terrorism however it would be very hard to believe the positive role USA is claiming to play in the Middle East. Read More

Trump reinstates global anti-abortion rule'

Trump reinstates global anti-abortion rule'

Dutch news organization NOS reported that International Development Minister Lilianne Ploumen has pledged to fill the $ 600 million funding gap left by the Global Gag Rule , and will work with ministers in Europe and Latin America in a fundraising drive to support the international abortion fund . Read More