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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 dead, it will not be the result of...

Edward Snowden still eying asylum in Germany

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Whistleblower Edward Snowden Says Would Like Asylum In France: Report Whistleblower Edward Snowden, living in Russia since leaking a trove of classified documents showing the scope of post-9/11 US government surveillance, wants to claim asylum in France, according to an......
2019-09-14 18:16

Family Who Helped Edward Snowden Asks Canada For Asylum A lawyer for a family who sheltered fugitive former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden asked Canada on Wednesday to take them in as refugees, saying they were being persecuted in......
2019-05-30 02:32

Edward Snowden calls on Emmanuel Macron to grant him asylum in France Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency whistleblower who leaked classified documents detailing secret surveillance programs, is pleading with French President Emmanuel Macron to grant him asylum in France. Snowden, who is currently under politi...
2019-09-16 17:48

Edward Snowden: Germany a 'primary example' of NSA surveillance cooperation In his new book, Edward Snowden describes how US intelligence agencies collect vast amounts of data around the world. Foreign governments often help facilitate the collection, and Germany is no exception....
2019-09-17 19:32

The US is suing Edward Snowden over his memoir The United States is suing whistleblower Edward Snowden over his memoir, Permanent Record. It claims the former Central Intelligence Agency employee and National Security Agency contractor violated non-disclosure agreements with both agencies because...
2019-09-18 03:32

US sues Edward Snowden over new book US claims Snowden broke the non-disclosure agreements he signed with the NSA and CIA. The US is now seeking to keep all the profits from Snowden's new book, launched today....
2019-09-18 00:48

US Sues Edward Snowden's For Proceeds From His Memoir The United States filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who in 2013 leaked secret documents about U.S. telephone and Internet surveillance,......
2019-09-18 01:48

Would Like To Return To US, But Should Get Fair Trial: Edward Snowden Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency contractor living in Russia after leaking information about the US government's mass surveillance program, has said he would like to return home if he can......
2019-09-17 01:32

After 6 Years in Exile, Edward Snowden Explains Himself In a new memoir and interview, the world’s most famous whistle-blower elucidates as never before why he stood up to mass surveillance—and his love for an internet that no longer exists....
2019-09-17 02:32

US sues Edward Snowden for profits from his new book The Justice Department on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Edward Snowden, the former CIA employee and National Security Agency contractor for publishing a book filled with classified secrets that violated his non-disclosure agreements with the two ag...
2019-09-17 22:16

DOJ Sues for All of Edward Snowden's Book Profits Just when he thinks he’s out, they pull him back in. On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced new legal action against exiled NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. The DOJ hopes to recover any profits he makes from the sale of his new book.Re...
2019-09-17 23:16

After Six Years in Exile, Edward Snowden Explains Himself In a new memoir and interview, the world’s most famous whistle-blower elucidates as never before why he stood up to mass surveillance—and his love for an internet that no longer exists....
2019-09-16 16:32

Edward Snowden: life after leaking – podcast Former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden’s life was upended by his decision to expose his government’s programme of mass surveillance. Ewen MacAskill helped break the story for the Guardian back in 2013 and now visits him in his adopted home ...
2019-09-16 10:32

US sues for Edward Snowden's income from new book The Justice Department aims to "recover all proceeds" from the whistleblower's new book. Snowden said the move shows his memoir, "Permanent Record," is "so truthful that it was literally against the law to write."...
2019-09-18 19:00

Edward Snowden’s Memoir Is Coming in September The National Security Agency whistle-blower has written a book exploring his role in mass surveillance and the “crisis of conscience” that led to his actions....
2019-08-01 19:00

US Whistleblower Edward Snowden To Publish Memoir Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who fled to Russia after leaking information about the US government's mass surveillance program, is publishing a memoir....
2019-08-01 23:48

Edward Snowden memoir to reveal whistleblower’s secrets In Permanent Record, the former spy will recount how his mass surveillance work eventually led him to make the biggest leak in historyAfter multiple books and films about his decision to leak the biggest cache of top-secret documents in history, whis...
2019-08-01 15:48

Brace for controversy: Edward Snowden has written a memoir Enlarge / This is going to go down on your permanent record. (credit: McMillan Publishers) Edward Snowden, the former CIA employee and National Security Agency contractor who spilled some of the deepest secrets of the US government's electronic sur...
2019-08-01 20:32

DOJ files civil suit against Edward Snowden over new memoir The Justice Department filed a civil lawsuit Tuesday against former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for violating his non-disclosure agreements with the CIA and the NSA by writing a new book about his leaks....
2019-09-17 22:48

U.S. wants to seize all money Edward Snowden makes from new book The United States filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked secret documents about U.S. telephone and internet surveillance in 2013, saying his new book violates non-disclosure agreem...
2019-09-17 22:16

In Edward Snowden’s New Memoir, the Disclosures This Time Are Personal With “Permanent Record,” the former intelligence contractor who leaked documents about the United States government’s surveillance programs gives an account of his life....
2019-09-13 09:00

'I'm not asking for a pardon.' Edward Snowden says he'd come home for a fair trial Renegade former NSA contractor Edward Snowden tells it like he thinks it is in his book "Permanent Record" released Tuesday in more than 20 countries.        ...
2019-09-17 19:00

Edward Snowden says U.S. return hinges on fair trial U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden said Monday he wants to return to the United States after six years in exile in Russia, but only if he gets a fair trial....
2019-09-17 04:32

Edward Snowden on 9/11 and why he joined the army: ‘Now, finally, there was a fight’ In an extract from his memoir, the US whistleblower shares his experiences on the day the twin towers fell – and the aftermath that led him to join upWhenever I try to understand how the past two decades happened, I return to that September – to that...
2019-09-16 10:32

Edward Snowden in exile: ‘you have to be ready to stand for something’ – video Edward Snowden has spent the last six years living in exile in Russia and has now decided to publish his memoirs, Permanent Record. In the book he reflects on his life leading up to the biggest leak of top secret documents in history, and the impact ...
2019-09-14 05:16

US government sues Edward Snowden over his new memoir 'Permanent Record' The suit claims Edward Snowden, living in exile in Moscow, violated the agreements by publishing the book without submitting for review        ...
2019-09-17 22:48

U.S. sues Edward Snowden for violating non-disclosure agreement with new book Whistleblower Edward Snowden's new memoir violates the non-disclosure agreements he signed while working for the government, the Justice Department said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday....
2019-09-18 16:00

Justice Department sues Edward Snowden over publication of new memoir The Department of Justice has sued Edward Snowden over the publication of his new memoir, arguing the book violates the non-disclosure agreements they say he signed with the CIA and National Security Agency. Snowden is a former NSA contractor who lea...
2019-09-18 09:32

US Sues Edward Snowden Over Memoir, Cites Non-Disclosure Agreement The United States filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who in 2013 leaked secret documents about U.S. telephone and Internet surveillance,......
2019-09-18 00:16

"I Wrote A Book": Edward Snowden's Memoir To Release Next Month Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who fled to Russia after leaking information about the US government's mass surveillance program, is publishing a memoir....
2019-08-02 07:32

Permanent Record by Edward Snowden review – the whistleblower’s memoir The call of duty and a patriotic pedigree are given priority in Snowden’s account of his motivations – and he warns of dangers aheadTowards the end of Edward Snowden’s memoir, he hands the narrative to his partner, Lindsay Mills, in the form of the d...
2019-09-14 14:48

'They wanted me gone': Edward Snowden tells of whistleblowing, his AI fears and six years in Russia The man whose state surveillance revelations rocked the world speaks exclusively to the Guardian about his new life and concerns for the futureSupport Guardian journalism by making a contribution or subscribing Continue reading......
2019-09-14 05:16

US sues Edward Snowden for failing to submit book to government for clearance The Justice Department said it was seeking to recover "all proceeds earned by Snowden because of his failure to submit his publication for pre-publication review in violation of his alleged contractual and fiduciary obligations."...
2019-09-17 20:00

Snowden says he hopes France will grant him asylum Former U.S spy agency contractor Edward Snowden hopes France will grant him asylum, according to a France Inter radio interview to be broadcast on Monday....
2019-09-14 21:48

Edward Snowden memoir, 'Permanent Record,' coming in September Metropolitan Books announced Thursday that Snowden’s “Permanent Record” will be released simultaneously in more than 20 countries.        ...
2019-08-01 17:48

CBOE Holdings Names Edward T. Tilly to Succeed Edward J. Joyce as President and COO CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that CBOE Executive Vice Chairman Edward T. Tilly will succeed Edward J. Joyce as President and COO of CBOE Holdings, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C...
2019-05-22 05:32

Hong Kong Activist Granted Asylum by Germany: 'I Had No Choice' Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, a sign of waning international confidence in the city’s political freedoms and justice system....
2019-05-22 11:01

Hong Kong activists get asylum in Germany; denounce extradition law Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campaigners from the Chinese-ruled city....
2019-05-23 12:48

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rights in semi-autonomous Hong Kong....
2019-05-22 19:48

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists China made "solemn representations" to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-ruled city, state news agency Xinhua reported on Saturday....
2019-07-19 14:32

Giants’ special teams eying dynamic boost from Jabrill Peppers Leading into the start of training camp (rookies report July 22, veterans July 24) The Post will provide Giants fans with a position-by-position look at the roster. Taking everything into consideration, the Giants graded out as the best special teams...
2019-07-11 21:48

US DoJ wants to seize profits from Ed Snowden’s new book because it violated his NDA The US justice department has sued whistleblower Edward Snowden, following the release of his new book, Permanent Record. The department alleges this book violates a non-disclosure agreement Snowden signed with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) a...
2019-09-18 08:32

'Snowden refugees' in Hong Kong dream of safety in Canada As Edward Snowden releases his memoir, refugees who sheltered him in Hong Kong in 2013 are still stuck in limbo. Now facing deportation, they hope Canada will offer them protection....
2019-09-17 19:32

Former West Germany star Bernd Schuster: 'Ter Stegen should be Germany's No. 1' When Bernd Schuster left Cologne for Barcelona in 1980, he was one of the first Bundesliga players to move to Spain. He spoke to DW about his move and two Germans who followed in his footsteps decades later....
2019-05-22 11:48

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to NATO's defense spending target. He also said the country should have learned a better lesson from WWII....
2019-05-21 20:48

Edward Crutchley Steps Into the Spotlight Kim Jones’s longtime right-hand man is now a rising star on the London men’s wear scene thanks to his high-luxe offerings with a focus on texture and print....
2019-06-08 14:16

What type of weapon was Edward I’s Warwolf? The Weekend quiz From Karina Canellakis to Princess Jellyfish: test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 What appeared off southern Iceland in November 1963?2 In July, Karina Canellakis was the first woman to open what?3 Which bird has the largest wingspan?4 In US p...
2019-08-31 10:00

Former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga has died KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga has died. The post Former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga has died appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-28 23:16

Edward Seaga, Who Led Jamaica on a Conservative Path, Dies at 89 Promising “deliverance is near” amid economic turmoil, Mr. Seaga ousted Michael Manley to become prime minister and grew close to the U.S. and Britain....
2019-05-30 04:00

Former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga dies at 89 Jamaica’s prime minister has announced the death of Edward Seaga, a former Jamaican leader who shaped the island’s post-independence politics and cultural life. Seaga was 89. Seaga was Jamaica’s No. 1 official from 1980 until 1989 a...
2019-05-28 23:16

Edward Bluemel: the love-to-hate new star of Killing Eve As the hotly anticipated second series of Killing Eve starts this weekend, Frankie McCoy meets Edward Bluemel, the show's gleefully hateable new star...
2019-06-06 10:48

‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ trailer: Where is Edward Furlong? I’m looking for John Connor. Squinting, in fact. The latest trailer for “Terminator: Dark Fate” dropped Friday, and while more action sequences and light plot details were revealed, John Connor actor Edward Furlong, 42, was still no...
2019-08-31 03:32

Edward Enninful On Co-Editing The September Issue With HRH The Duchess Of Sussex "To have the country's most influential beacon of change guest edit British Vogue at this time has been an honour, a pleasure and a wonderful surprise"...
2019-07-31 22:00

Edward Furlong to return to Terminator franchise for Dark Fate Producer James Cameron and Deadpool director Tim Miller join forces for the latest in series, that also reunites Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda HamiltonEdward Furlong, John Connor in 1991’s Terminator 2: Judgment Day, is to return to the franchise f...
2019-07-19 19:00

Edward Enninful On Why HRH The Duchess Of Sussex Is The Ultimate Force For Change "I got a text message. Would I, the Duchess asked, ever so politely, consider co-editing a special issue of Vogue with her, to highlight brilliant female changemakers?"...
2019-07-31 22:00

Vogue's Edward Enninful: ‘Was the criticism of Meghan Markle racist? Some of it, yes’ The editor on his collaboration with Markle, the culture war that followed – and proving his critics wrongIf you have ever wondered how it feels to have your magazine guest-edited by the world’s most-watched royal, here is a rough guide. Travel to Ke...
2019-09-21 16:48

US Navy tosses case against SEAL leader who led Edward Gallagher's platoon Andrea Gallagher via Reuters The Navy dismissed charges against an officer accused of covering up war crimes by a SEAL later acquitted of murder, and ordered a review of the service's justice system. The action by the chief of naval operations i...
2019-08-03 09:48

Motherless Brooklyn review – Edward Norton's weighty labour of love The actor returns to the director’s chair for a respectable if heavy-going adaptation of Jonathan Lethem’s best-selling crime thrillerThis film is a labour of love from its writer-producer-director-star Edward Norton, as loving as it is laborious, ma...
2019-09-13 00:00

Deutsche Bank Senior European Equities Banker Edward Sankey to Leave Senior Deutsche Bank banker Edward Sankey is leaving after almost 15 years, as planned cuts to the lender’s beleaguered equities business and the broader investment bank take a toll....
2019-06-18 13:00

Watch: New trailer for 'Motherless Brooklyn' written, directed by and starring Edward Norton Warner Brothers released a trailer for Edward Norton's movie "Motherless Brooklyn." Norton wrote, directed and stars with Bruce Willis, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Kenneth Williams, Alec Baldwin and Willem Dafoe....
2019-08-23 01:16

Whoa, Edward Furlong's returning as John Connor in Terminator: Dark Fate Until now, no single actor has played the Terminator franchise’s John Connor more than once. Edward Furlong originated the role in Terminator 2: Judgement Day, but the lofty likes of Christian Bale, Jason Clarke, and Nick Stahl stepped into the role ...
2019-07-18 22:16

Navy won't drop murder charges against SEAL Edward Gallagher despite bombshell testimony Navy prosecutors are still pursuing murder charges against Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher even after a bombshell testimony Thursday by a Navy colleague who confessed that he was in fact the one to kill the teenage ISIS fighter. ...
2019-06-21 07:48

Toronto Film Festival: See Renee Zellweger, Shia LaBeouf, Edward Norton on the red carpet Renee Zellweger, Shia LaBeouf, Edward Norton and Cynthia Erivo are among stars at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival, also known as TIFF.        ...
2019-09-12 05:32

Snipers testify that Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher shot young girl and old man in Iraq The trial of decorated Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher continued on Friday, with DNA experts and military snipers taking the stand to talk about the evidence against him — including how he allegedly shot a young girl and old man in Iraq two years ag...
2019-06-22 08:48

Edward Enninful, Michael Kors And Charles Finch Host The Cannes Filmmakers Dinner Edward Enninful, Michael Kors and Charles Finch tonight brought together an illustrious array of names at Cannes's iconic Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc to celebrate Lynne Ramsay receiving the Annual Filmmaker Award...
2019-05-21 15:16

Toronto Film Festival: Renee Zellweger, Shia LaBeouf, Edward Norton on the red carpet Renee Zellweger, Shia LaBeouf, Edward Norton and Cynthia Erivo are among the stars at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival, also known as TIFF.        ...
2019-09-11 22:48

Edward Gallagher, Navy SEAL accused of killing ISIS prisoner, freed ahead of trial A Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 was released from custody on Thursday ahead of his murder trial for the alleged slaying. Military judge Aaron Rugh freed Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher after a defens...
2019-05-31 04:16

EDWARD J. JOYCE, CBOE PRESIDENT AND COO, TO RECEIVE ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Chicago, November 25, 2009 - Edward J. Joyce, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), will be honored for his philanthropic and corporate achievements with the Anti-Defamation League's Lifetime Achievement ...
2019-05-22 18:16

Watch a trailer for Edward Norton's smoky, star-studded adaptation of Jonathan Lethem's Motherless Brooklyn Edward Norton’s been wanting to bring Jonathan Lethem’s Joycean 1999 novel Motherless Brooklyn to the screen since it was published. Now, 20 years later, a trailer has arrived for the hard-boiled story, which transports Lethem’s story back to the 195...
2019-08-23 02:48

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher found not guilty on murder and attempted murder charges A jury found decorated Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher not guilty Tuesday on almost all charges he was facing, including murder and attempted murder, in the killing of an Islamic State member in Iraq....
2019-07-03 02:16

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher's defense lawyer wants to rejoin the Navy to teach prosecutors, says he fears for law-abiding warfighters The defense attorney who won an acquittal for decorated Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher earlier this month is seeking a waiver to rejoin the Navy at a higher rank to help teacher prosecutors how they mishandled the case....
2019-07-16 21:48

Sudeley Castle raid: Sledgehammer-wielding burglars steal jewellery King Edward VII gave his mistress in raid on stately home A stately home has been raided by a gang of sledgehammer-wielding burglars who stole "priceless" jewellery King Edward VII had given to his mistress....
2019-09-17 06:00

CBOE CEO Edward Tilly At 30th Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference: Announces Plans For June 22 Launch of 24-Hour VIX Futures Trading CHICAGO and BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange(SM) (CFE®) plans to extend CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) futures trading hours to nearly 24 hours a day, five days a week, beginning Sunday, June 22, CBOE Ho...
2019-05-21 22:48

Democratic Sens. Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal urge Facebook to protect 'children's privacy and safety' The "design flaw" allowed children to circumvent protections and chat with strangers. Two Democratic Sens. expressed deep concern in letter.       ...
2019-08-07 07:48

U.S. says it will help El Salvador handle more asylum seekers The United States and El Salvador on Friday agreed to attempt to reduce the flow of migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border by strengthening El Salvador's capacity to provide for asylum seekers, but did not detail any concrete actions....
2019-09-21 13:16

Trump says he's considering giving Venezuelans asylum U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was looking into the possibility of granting asylum or temporary protected status to Venezuelans fleeing political turmoil in their country....
2019-06-12 04:00

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 for asylum, “credible threat.” This comes after officials said 12 cartel members had been shot and ki...
2019-06-18 06:32

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 the US because of a hydroelectric dam. I fled Honduras fearing for my life after being teargassed and a...
2019-08-01 12:48

Migrant mothers and children sue U.S. over asylum ban More than 125 migrant mothers and children have sued the U.S. government, claiming the Trump administration has violated the rights of asylum-seekers through the arbitrary and capricious implementation of a virtual asylum ban at the southern border....
2019-09-18 11:32

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 rule' until Congress passes stricter laws....
2019-07-16 01:48

Trump administration announces new asylum rules The Trump administration said Monday it will change asylum rules, essentially making Central American migrants traveling through Mexico ineligible to seek protection in the United States....
2019-07-15 17:32

The Power of a Unified ‘No!’: U.S. Asylum Restrictions Hit a Bump Institutions that are not normally partisan or political have begun to declare that the Trump administration’s border policies violate their core values....
2019-07-08 03:16

New U.S. rule orders asylum seekers apply elsewhere first The U.S. Justice Department said Monday it will change asylum rules to limit the number of Central American migrants reaching the American border, by officially disqualifying those who travel through Mexico to get there....
2019-07-15 18:32

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 attempt to restrict the influx of migrant families coming to the United States. Under the new rule, migrant...
2019-07-16 04:48

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 be the next step in Congress’ piecemeal approach to immigration reform after passage of a $4.5 billi...
2019-06-19 20:48

Upsurge of Asylum Requests Tests Mexico As Mexico pledges to step up its efforts to stop migrants from crossing into the U.S., it faces an upsurge in asylum requests at its own southern border....
2019-06-13 15:16

Judge blocks new Trump asylum rule A U.S. judge in San Francisco on Wednesday stopped the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that would bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border....
2019-07-25 02:32

Asylum seekers say U.S. officials returned them to Mexico but kept their IDs Virginia, an 18-year-old from Guatemala who is seeking asylum in the United States, had just one form of identification on her long journey north: her birth certificate....
2019-05-31 23:00

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. The rule would end protection for those who came to the US through Mexico but did not first apply fo...
2019-07-16 04:48

Asylum Deal With Guatemala Is Contentious, Despite U.S. Assurances A deal requiring Guatemala to absorb Central American migrants is deeply unpopular in the country. On a visit, a top Trump administration official pushed the deal’s merits and gave some new details....
2019-08-02 02:00

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 migrants or refugees to apply for asylum and fundamentally breaking the system as we know it....
2019-07-16 06:01

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. San Diego County authorities said Friday that the asylum seekers and their families are staying in mot...
2019-05-24 22:00

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 Washington, D.C....
2019-07-17 12:48

Federal judge blocks Trump's asylum ban A federal judge in California blocked the Trump administration's new rule that prohibits the vast majority of Central American migrants from asylum in the United States....
2019-07-25 10:16

EU sees sharp rise in asylum applications 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 of refugees from Latin America....
2019-06-11 10:00

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 the United States. In San Luis Río Colorado, Mexico, south of San Luis, Arizona, over 950 people are ...
2019-07-21 09:16

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 imagined skulking about my house as a masked vigilante, striking fear into children and cats alike. Th...
2019-07-15 20:01

The U.S. and Guatemala Reached an Asylum Deal: Here’s What It Means President Trump says the deal will take effect soon. But there are still major obstacles to clear — and uncertainty about its potential effectiveness....
2019-07-31 18:32

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-Mexico border....
2019-07-16 19:48

US DHS chief, Guatemala president meet on asylum agreement Acting U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan has met with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales to discuss an agreement under which many asylum seekers would have to file claims in the Central American nation rather than in the United States...
2019-08-01 19:48

| Judge blocks Trump asylum restriction: reports A judge has blocked a move by US President Donald Trump's administration to stop migrants from claiming asylum unless they had entered the country at an official border crossing, news outlets have reported....
2019-08-03 17:48

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 anyone who passes through another country without first seeking and failing to obtain asylum there....
2019-09-13 01:32

Agency Would Raise Bar for Asylum Seekers' Work Permits The Trump administration supports making it harder for asylum seekers to receive work permits while they wait for their cases to be decided, a move that could deter some immigrants from entering the country illegally....
2019-09-07 06:00

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 all accounts, one man’s truly epic indifference to ever having to be the fucking Batman again. Still,...
2019-08-01 18:16

Asylum applications in EU rise as more Venezuelans seek refuge The number of people seeking political asylum in the European Union is rising again, driven up by Latin American refugees, but flows are expected to remain well below the high levels seen during Europe's 2015 migration crisis, a report said on Monday...
2019-06-24 10:16

EU sees sharp rise in asylum applications from Venezuela The number of applications for asylum in the European Union is back up. While Syrians and Afghans formerly topped the list, the EU has seen a surge in the number of refugees from Latin America — particularly Venezuela....
2019-06-11 18:48

Judge halts Trump asylum policy nationwide A federal judge in California has reinstated a halt on the Trump administration's plan to prevent most migrants from seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar ruled that an injunction should apply nationwide. (Sept....
2019-09-10 08:16

U.S. says to expand program sending asylum seekers to Mexico Mexico has agreed to take more migrants seeking asylum in the United States while they await adjudication of their cases, according to details of an agreement reached late on Friday that led President Donald Trump to call off threatened tariffs....
2019-06-08 07:48

Asylum seeker testifies about daughter’s death A Guatemalan mother seeking asylum told a House panel that she came to the United States seeking safety, but instead watched her infant daughter die slowly and painfully after the baby received shoddy medical care while in immigration custody. (July ...
2019-07-11 11:00

Pak-Origin Scholar Killed By Man Who Shot A Friend And Was In Asylum Javed Bhutto, a caregiver to mentally disabled adults, got home from work about 11 that morning with bags of groceries in his Toyota Corolla. After his overnight shift at a residential facility, he......
2019-09-05 12:48

‘Do Not Travel Due to Crime and Kidnapping.’ Here’s Where the U.S. Is Sending Asylum Seekers Doctors Without Borders is arguing that the expansion of a Trump Administration program to leave asylum-seekers in Mexico while they await immigration court decisions will “put vulnerable people in danger.” The international humanitarian ...
2019-07-11 19:48

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 Homestead, a former tuberculosis hospital full of asbestos that hasn’t been touched since 1973,...
2019-08-16 22:16

Supreme Court backs Trump on asylum crackdown The U.S. Supreme Court granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration policies....
2019-09-12 03:00

Sen. Booker crosses border, meets asylum seekers Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker crossed back over the U.S. southern border on Wednesday, traveling to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, to meet with migrants attempting to seek asylum in the United States. (July 4)    &...
2019-07-04 13:32

Trump ban on asylum seeker approved by Supreme Court The Supreme Court has allowed the enforcement of a controversial measure that prevents most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the US....
2019-09-12 15:32

Judge blocks asylum ban on migrants who enter illegally A federal judge in Washington, D.C, on Friday blocked the Trump administration's new rule banning people who enter the country illegally from seeking asylum, saying it violates U.S. law....
2019-08-03 01:32

Europe Keeps Asylum Seekers at a Distance, This Time in Rwanda The European Union is preparing to pay Rwanda to host migrants evacuated from Libya, extending an outsourcing policy that is already under criticism....
2019-09-09 01:48

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. through the southern border from seeking asylum outside official ports of entry. District Judge Rando...
2019-08-03 05:16

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 with asylum system and the number of new arrivals....
2019-07-03 15:00

Cuban Migrants Are Thwarted in Mexico by New Asylum Rules A surge of Cuban asylum seekers, long accustomed to preferential treatment under U.S. migration policies, are being stopped by U.S. government efforts to contain a tide of Central Americans migrating north....
2019-08-02 17:48

Guatemala says it has not pledged to accept U.S.-bound asylum seekers Guatemala has not yet committed to becoming a "safe third country" for U.S.-bound migrants seeking asylum, but is analyzing with the United States how to contain flows of people from Central America, the Interior Minister said on Tuesday....
2019-06-19 05:48

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 in the custody of immigration authorities since September, CNN reported....
2019-07-06 19:16

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 refugees and asylum seekers....
2019-08-30 03:32

US returns first group of asylum seekers to Nuevo Laredo The so-called Remain in Mexico program for U.S. asylum seekers has expanded to another Mexican border city with the arrival of a first group of migrants to Nuevo Laredo...
2019-07-10 00:32

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 claims processed, according to figures from the European statistics office.Women, men and unaccompani...
2019-08-25 16:32

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 with 179,000 in 2019, according to the European Asylum Support Office....
2019-06-11 07:16

US Supreme Court Allows Trump Asylum Restrictions To Take Effect The US Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed asylum restrictions by President Donald Trump's administration to take effect, preventing most Central American migrants from applying at the US border....
2019-09-12 10:32

No expansion yet of U.S.-Mexico asylum program after Trump deal U.S.-bound asylum seekers are not yet being sent back to additional Mexican border towns to await processing after a deal on Friday called for the program to be immediately extended to the whole border, three Mexican officials said....
2019-06-10 05:48

Mexico won't be safe third country for asylum seekers: Ebrard Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard on Monday reiterated that Mexico would not become a safe third country for U.S.-bound asylum seekers following comments by a U.S. official that Washington was seeking a "cooperative agreement" with Mexico....
2019-09-09 22:48

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 countries they flee....
2019-07-06 22:00

‘This Takes Away All Hope’: Rule Bars Most Applicants for Asylum in U.S. The new rule will likely place many more migrants in danger as they debate whether to remain in Mexico as asylum seekers, try their luck in an increasingly hostile United States or return home....
2019-09-13 01:00

U.N. refugee agency regrets U.S. ruling on asylum applications The United Nations refugee agency said on Friday a U.S. Supreme Court order curbing asylum applications at the Mexican border could hurt people fleeing violence and persecution who are entitled to protection....
2019-09-13 14:00

US Homeland Security discusses asylum agreement in Guatemala The acting head of the U.S. Homeland Security Department is holding discussions behind closed doors in Guatemala on an agreement that would force many asylum seekers to file claims in the Central American country instead of the United States...
2019-07-31 20:00

U.S. Agreement With El Salvador Seeks to Divert Asylum Seekers An agreement between the United States and El Salvador will prevent migrants from crossing the southwestern border by requiring them to seek protection in El Salvador first....
2019-09-21 05:48

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 agreement on Friday to help make one of Central America’s most violent countries, El Salvador, a haven fo...
2019-09-20 22:48

Trump administration to sign asylum agreement with El Salvador The Trump administration will announce Friday that the U.S. intends to sign an "asylum cooperative agreement" with El Salvador, a senior Department of Homeland Security official confirmed to Fox News -- the latest in a rapid-fire series of moves by t...
2019-09-20 20:16

New U.S. Asylum Rule Strands Thousands at Southern Border An estimated 18,700 asylum seekers waiting in line along the U.S.-Mexican border for interviews have been stranded by the new rule requiring them first to apply for refugee status from the country they first passed through....
2019-07-16 16:16

Is Trump’s America Tougher on Asylum than Other Western Countries? President Trump’s plan to bar migrants from seeking asylum in the United States is similar to a scheme employed by Australia since 2012. Europe tried a comparable scheme in 2016, but it didn’t work....
2019-09-14 19:48

More asylum seekers sue Trump administration over prolonged U.S. detention A group of detained asylum seekers sued the U.S. government on Thursday claiming immigration officials in five southern states are systematically denying them parole....
2019-05-31 07:16

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 report. Hundreds of officials work on reviewing old cases....
2019-09-19 15:32

Trump’s Deadline for an Asylum Deal With Mexico Is Monday. Here’s What We Know Donald Trump stood on the South Lawn of the White House on June 11, waving a folded piece of paper in front of the cameras that he said was an agreement with Mexico to address the migrant crisis at the border. “That’s the agreement that e...
2019-07-20 16:32

Italy and EU end latest standoff on African asylum seekers The European Union ended a standoff with Italy over African immigration on Wednesday, agreeing to take 116 asylum-seekers rescued at sea last week but denied permission to go ashore by the country's right-wing interior minister....
2019-07-31 19:32

Asylum seekers anxiously cross into U.S. as new policy kicks in Fear over new U.S. curbs on almost all asylum seekers spread this week among migrants at its southern border, but some on waiting lists in Mexican cities found the gates to the United States stayed open, despite a much higher bar to stay....
2019-07-18 09:32

U.S., El Salvador sign deal limiting asylum seekers The United States signed an agreement on Friday requiring migrants passing through El Salvador on their way to the U.S. border to first request asylum in the Central American country....
2019-09-21 06:48

Trump administration scores win over challenge to asylum restriction A federal judge ruled on Wednesday to leave in place a Trump administration rule that would place restrictions on individuals seeking asylum in the United States if they passed through a third country on their way to the border between the U.S. and M...
2019-07-24 22:16

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 people fleeing violence and persecution who are entitled to protection. The court said on Wednesday the Tr...
2019-09-13 20:32

Asylum requests overwhelm US immigration system: A look at the numbers A recent explosion in asylum requests from immigrants facing deportation has overwhelmed U.S. courts and denial of the requests does little to keep illegal immigrants out, according to federal statistics....
2019-07-15 16:48

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. The group of 1,036 was the largest encountered by the Border Patrol, topping the previous record of ...
2019-05-31 00:32

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 taken to apply for asylum in the United States, on International Bridge 1 in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. On ...
2019-07-24 20:16

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants. A rule published Monday bars migrants from seeking asylum in the United States if they’ve traveled through another country first....
2019-07-16 04:48

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 30,000 migrants have been sent back to northern Mexican border cities to await U.S. asylum hearings under ...
2019-08-17 07:48

President Trump Wants to Dramatically Limit People Seeking Asylum in the U.S. When Gabriela left her home in El Salvador in 2011, she did not know anything about U.S. immigration law. She just knew that she needed to escape from domestic violence and find a new life elsewhere. After spending weeks crossing Guatemala and Mexico...
2019-06-13 01:32

U.S. still aiming for deal with Mexico on asylum seekers -border chief The Trump administration is seeking to strike a "cooperative agreement" with Mexico to help stem the tide of migrants looking to enter the United States to claim asylum, the top U.S. border control official said on Monday....
2019-09-10 04:16

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 a controversial EU regulation has almost tripled in five years, amid concern over their treatment in ...
2019-06-27 20:00

Judge Reinstates Nationwide Injunction on Trump Asylum Rule A federal judge said the government cannot require asylum seekers to ask for shelter in another country before coming to the U.S. The Supreme Court is expected to weigh in soon....
2019-09-10 10:48

Ex-MLA From Imran Khan's Party In India, Requests PM Modi For Asylum A former MLA from Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, Baldev Kumar, on Tuesday sought political asylum from New Delhi....
2019-09-10 13:48

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, the man charged with the alleged conspiracy, sought refuge in Lithuania....
2019-07-19 21:32

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 “turned away.” In his first international trip as a White House hopeful, the former congressman w...
2019-06-30 09:32

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 tense relationship between Taipei and Beijing....
2019-07-19 12:48

Russian tainted oil suspect seeking political asylum in Lithuania Roman Ruzhechko, a suspect in a Russian probe into a major oil pipeline contamination earlier this year, has asked for political asylum in Lithuania, a Vilnius district court spokesman told Reuters on Friday....
2019-07-19 11:32

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....
2019-09-21 06:16

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 asylum claims were being bused back to their home countries. The official with the Foreign Relations Dep...
2019-07-02 20:32

Mexico buses home migrants who gave up on U.S. asylum claims Dozens of Central American migrants who were forced to wait in Mexico for their asylum claims to be processed in the United Stated opted on Tuesday to return to their home countries with the Mexican government's help, the foreign ministry said....
2019-07-03 07:16

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border have asked courts to freeze the measure while their cases are heard....
2019-07-18 09:32

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 200 asylum seekers per day were being sent back, up from 100 previously....
2019-06-15 10:16

Two more border cities added to U.S.-Mexico asylum program: sources U.S.-bound asylum seekers will be sent back to at least two additional Mexican border cities later this week to wait for their claims to be processed, officials said, with one of the cities in a region that is among Mexico's most chaotic and violent....
2019-06-24 01:16

Trump threatens tariffs on Guatemala for not accepting asylum agreement President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Guatemala as punishment for the country not signing a Safe Third Agreement, which would require Guatemala to process asylum claims....
2019-07-23 17:16

Greece to tighten borders, speed asylum-seeker deportations Greece’s prime minister and his national security advisers have decided to transfer refugees from overcrowded island migrant camps to the mainland and accelerate the deportation of rejected asylum-seekers...
2019-08-31 18:00

United States to Sign Asylum Agreement With El Salvador, Official Says The agreement would prevent migrants from crossing the border and obtaining asylum in the United States by requiring them to seek protection in El Salvador first....
2019-09-21 00:16

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 fancy the asylum seekers. The asylum seekers did not fancy the village.Residents of Lisdoonvarna in ...
2019-09-01 18:16

Dutch minister quits over asylum seeker crime statistics A Dutch junior justice minister has quit after his department came under fire for appearing to minimize statistics about criminality among asylum seekers....
2019-05-22 00:16

DOJ asks Supreme Court to allow enforcement of Trump’s asylum restrictions The Supreme Court is considering an emergency appeal from the Justice Department that would allow them to enforce, for now, the Trump administration’s ban on asylum for anyone trying to cross the southern border by transiting through a third country,...
2019-09-11 04:00

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 offenses such as sexual assault and murder under the term "other."...
2019-05-22 03:16

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 administration for sending migrants to one of the world's most dangerous countries....
2019-09-21 14:48

Pak Activist Gulalai Ismail Escapes To US, Seeks Political Asylum Pakistani rights activist Gulalai Ismail "escaped" authorities in Islamabad last month and has reached the US, where she has applied for political asylum, a media report said....
2019-09-20 13:16

Federal judge in California halts Trump’s latest asylum ban A judge in San Francisco on Wednesday blocked the days-old program, and criticized the federal government for attempting to bypass existing law, after a judge in Washignton allowed it....
2019-07-25 03:00

U.S. ramps up returns of asylum seekers to Mexico, adding Cubans The United States is more than doubling the number of asylum seekers it returns to Mexico in one city and adding groups like Cubans as it rapidly expands a policy to make migrants wait out claims south of the border, Mexican and U.S. officials said....
2019-06-22 00:32

Judge blocks Trump's latest sweeping asylum rule A federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that aimed to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border....
2019-07-25 04:48

President Trump Wants Asylum Seekers to Stay in Mexico. Here’s How That Would Work Central Americans seeking asylum in the United States could soon spend months or even years in Mexico waiting for their cases to be heard, but they will not yet be required to seek asylum there first. President Donald Trump has pushed for a so-called...
2019-06-11 02:00

Mexico's Border Pact Bought Time on U.S. Asylum Demand Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said the border agreement it struck to avert U.S. tariffs bought Mexico time to show that it can reduce the flood of Central America migrants arriving at the U.S. border....
2019-06-10 21:00

Pregnant woman seeks deportation asylum in Chicago church CHICAGO (AP) — A pregnant woman is seeking asylum in a Chicago church after she says she received a deportation order and must leave the U.S. WBEZ radio reported Tuesday that Adilene Marquina has a high-risk pregnancy and is afraid to...
2019-05-22 21:00

Australia intercepts Sri Lankan boat with 13 asylum seekers: government Australia's military intercepted a Sri Lankan boat carrying 13 asylum-seekers last month, Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton said on Monday, as Canberra sought to defend the relocation of a Tamil family to a remote detention center....
2019-09-02 07:16

U.S. still aiming for deal with Mexico on asylum seekers: border chief The Trump administration is seeking to strike a "cooperative agreement" with Mexico to help stem a tide of migrants looking to enter the United States at its southern border to claim asylum, the top U.S. border control official said on Monday....
2019-09-09 22:48

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 reports. Humanitarian groups have criticized the rejections as harsh....
2019-06-08 22:16

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 the U.S. that would involve it keeping Central American asylum seekers....
2019-06-03 23:00

Trump administration announces major crackdown on asylum seekers The Trump administration on Monday announced a sweeping new policy tightening restrictions for asylum seekers, in a move that could drastically reduce the number of Central American migrants eligible to enter the United States in this way....
2019-07-15 17:00

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 prepares to shut its doors for upcoming construction. Earlier this month, the county received a lette...
2019-07-09 06:00

Trump rule restricting asylum seekers struck down by court A U.S. federal judge on Friday struck down one of President Donald Trump's initiatives to curtail asylum claims, ruling that the government could not reject migrants who had crossed the border illegally....
2019-08-03 00:16

Transgender asylum seeker Johana Leon dies after ICE release A transgender asylum seeker who was held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement died four days after she was released from custody, U.S. authorities said on Monday....
2019-06-03 20:32

U.S. pushes Mexico to take more asylum seekers, tighten controls: sources The United States is pushing Mexico to keep asylum seekers on its side of the border, clamp down on people smugglers and tighten controls on migrants in the south of the country, three Mexican sources said ahead of talks in Washington on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 21:48

Explainer: U.S. enacts sweeping new asylum bar following Supreme Court decision The U.S. Supreme Court last week allowed a Trump administration rule to temporarily take effect that will radically reduce the number of migrants eligible to seek U.S. asylum. Judges and asylum officers are now being directed to implement it....
2019-09-16 22:16

Pompeo to visit Mexico on eve of safe third-country asylum deadline Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday he will meet his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo in Mexico City at the weekend to discuss migration and trade, on the eve of a deadline set in a migration deal that removed threatened tariffs....
2019-07-16 19:48

Trump administration moves to stop more immigrants from seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday moved to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the country's southern border, requiring them to first pursue safe haven in a third country through which they had traveled on the way to the United Sta...
2019-07-15 23:16

Trump administration erects another barrier to immigrants seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a new rule to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the southern border, requiring them to first pursue safe haven in a third country through which they had traveled on the way to the United...
2019-07-16 02:00

Trump administration puts tough new asylum rule into effect Trump administration officials start implementing a new policy that effectively denies asylum to most migrants at the Southern border, in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling on the policy...
2019-09-13 00:32

Guatemalan and U.S. leaders to discuss migration, asylum deal seen close Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, among other topics, following weeks of intense negotiations aimed at declaring the Central American country a safe destination for asylum seekers....
2019-07-11 22:16

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 families on a temporary basis sends the wrong message. “We don’t detain migrants in Tucson...
2019-07-13 07:48

Guatemala to Discuss Absorbing Central American Asylum Seekers President Jimmy Morales plans to discuss a potential deal with U.S. officials that would require migrants from El Salvador and Honduras to seek asylum in Guatemala. Critics of the plan say the country can’t feasibly serve as a haven....
2019-07-12 07:32

Australia minister in Sri Lanka stresses 'tough' asylum policy A senior minister restated Australia's tough border policy on a visit to Sri Lanka on Tuesday amid reports that the Australian navy had intercepted and returned several boats carrying asylum seekers from the Indian Ocean island....
2019-06-04 10:32

Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border Number 12,026 - better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba - waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexican official called out numbers from a long list of hopefuls waiting to cross to the United States....
2019-07-15 23:16

The U.S. begins returning asylum seekers to one of Mexico’s most dangerous states On Tuesday morning, the United States sent the first 12 migrants back to Tamaulipas under a program known as the Migration Protection Protocols. Mexican authorities dismissed them from the city’s immigration office without any transportation or assis...
2019-07-10 20:16

New U.S. asylum policy does not make Mexico 'safe third country': minister Mexico Foreign Minister Marcel Ebrard said on Monday that a new U.S. measure to sharply limit asylum claims did not in effect make Mexico a "safe third country," adding that the Mexican Congress would have to approve any such classification first....
2019-07-15 23:16

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 announced new immigration rules ending asylum protections for almost all migrants who arrive at the US-Mexi...
2019-07-16 00:16

ACLU sues to block Trump's new sweeping asylum restrictions Four civil rights organizations sued the Trump administration Tuesday to block a new rule that would make most asylum seekers inadmissible from entering the United States through its southern border....
2019-07-17 10:00

Italy grants asylum to Eritrean man mistaken for years for trafficker Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe was put in deportation centre after acquittal but is now freeItalian authorities have granted refugee status to an Eritrean man who was the victim of one of the country’s most embarrassing cases of mistaken identity.Last mo...
2019-08-03 13:32

Supreme Court allows Trump to deny asylum to many Central Americans The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration pol...
2019-09-12 03:00

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 American violence and turmoil to seek asylum in the U.S., but were turned away at the border. In his ...
2019-06-30 23:01

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 challenged in lower courts. The policy primarily impacts Central Americans....
2019-09-12 04:00

U.S. Supreme Court allows Trump to deny asylum to many Central Americans The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration pol...
2019-09-12 05:32

U.S. seeking to make Cubans seek asylum in Honduras: minister Honduran Foreign Minister Lisandro Rosales said on Tuesday that negotiations with the United States could make Cuban migrants passing through the Central American country seek refuge there....
2019-09-18 11:32

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 blocked the Trump administration’s effort to bar migrants from seeking asylum in the US if they have pas...
2019-07-25 08:00

Ex-Maldives Vice President, Who Sought Asylum In India, Arrested Former Vice President of Maldives Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Ghafoor, who had sought political asylum in India after arriving in Tamil Nadu on a cargo vessel, was arrested by Maldives police on Saturday after......
2019-08-04 02:32

After Tariff Threat, Trump Says Guatemala Has Agreed to New Asylum Rules The administration has signed an agreement with Guatemala to require migrants who travel through that country to seek asylum there instead of in the United States....
2019-07-31 20:48

Mexico begins busing home migrants seeking asylum in U.S. The Mexican government on Tuesday began busing dozens of Central American migrants to their native countries, after they'd been forced to wait in Mexico while their U.S. asylum claims are being processed....
2019-07-03 16:00

Norway Politician Forced Sex on Asylum Seekers, Court Finds Svein Ludvigsen, a former fisheries minister and regional governor, was sentenced to five years in prison for exploiting his power, forcing three young men from Asia and Africa to have sex with him....
2019-07-05 03:01

Trump moves to limit eligibility for Central American asylum-seekers ​WASHINGTON — The Trump ​a​dministration unveiled new asylum rules Monday that would drastically limit the eligibility of Central American migrants to seek relief at the US-Mexico border. In a major migrant crackdown, asylum seekers making the danger...
2019-07-15 20:00

Rwandan man gets 8 years in jail for lying in asylum bid about role in 1994 genocide A Rwandan man was sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison Monday after he was convicted of deceiving immigration officials about his involvement in his nation's 1994 genocide....
2019-07-04 02:32

Trump's new asylum border rule clears initial legal hurdle The Trump administration on Wednesday turned back an initial legal challenge to a new rule that bars almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the U.S.-Mexican border when a federal judge in Washington rejected a request to block it....
2019-07-24 18:48

Beto O'Rourke travels across Mexico border, meets with asylum seekers Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke made his first foreign trip as a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination Sunday, traveling over the southwestern border to Mexico....
2019-07-01 02:00

Guatemalan court halts 'safe third country' designation for asylum seekers Guatemala's Constitutional Court has blocked President Jimmy Morales from immediately declaring the poor Central American nation a safe third country for asylum-seekers, amid growing pushback to U.S. pressure that it absorb large numbers of migrants....
2019-07-15 18:32

Asylum seekers waiting in Nuevo Laredo fear lurking dangers For the 1,800 or so asylum seekers and migrants currently stuck in Nuevo Laredo waiting for a chance at refuge in the United States, fear is palpable and stories of harrowing experiences are common....
2019-07-18 06:48

Most Migrants at Border With Mexico Would Be Denied Asylum Protections Under New Trump Rule The rule, which goes into effect on Tuesday, denies protections to migrants who failed to apply for asylum in the first country they passed through on their way to the United States’ southwest border....
2019-07-15 20:01

Trump's new anti-asylum rule faces court test in California A new U.S. rule aimed at slashing the number of asylum cases at the southern border with Mexico faces a court test on Wednesday when a federal judge will hear arguments about whether to block the measure pending trial....
2019-07-24 12:48

Senate meeting erupts as Graham clashes with Dems over asylum bill: 'You're not going to take my job!' The Senate Judiciary Committee erupted with infighting Thursday as a top Republican lawmaker pushed legislation aimed at crafting new rules for asylum-seekers from Central American countries....
2019-08-01 20:48

More Cubans seek asylum in Mexico amid clampdown on legal path to US US-bound Cubans used to encounter far fewer obstacles on the migration passage, but that’s changed due to crackdownsYatsel Jerez Ramón has been in Mexico for six weeks, and so far, nothing has gone well for the Cuban migrant trying to reach the Unite...
2019-09-03 21:16

White House blasts federal judge in asylum case as ‘at war with the rule of law’ An injunction issued by a Seattle-based judge blocked an administration plan that would detain thousands of migrants indefinitely while waiting for their asylum cases to be heard....
2019-07-03 19:16

New border plan: Migrants get 15 days to prove asylum claim — or leave Frustrated with the nonstop surge of illegal immigrants pouring over the U.S.-Mexico border, a new and bipartisan solution has emerged to give migrant families 15 days to prove they deserve asylum or be sent home....
2019-07-18 18:48

Mexico says no unlimited asylum, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan Mexico has not accepted that the United States send it an unlimited number of asylum seekers, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said, ahead of meetings with U.S. officials on Friday to determine the expansion of a controversial program....
2019-06-14 19:32

As Peru tightens its border, desperate Venezuelans cling to asylum lifeline Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into Peru despite a crackdown on migrants without passports or visas meant to stem the flood of immigration from their crisis-stricken nation, as many lacking those documents filed asylum requests instead....
2019-06-16 18:16

US begins severe new restrictions on asylum seekers at Mexico border – live New policy effectively denies asylum to most migrants at the southern border and comes after supreme court ruling – follow liveSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.34pm BST Two years ago, New York City banned conversion therapy, a...
2019-09-13 00:00

Trump asks Supreme Court to allow full enforcement of asylum crackdown President Donald Trump's administration on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to lift a court order preventing the government from fully enforcing a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border....
2019-08-27 00:32

‘Severe’ new US asylum restrictions will put vulnerable families at risk, UN refugee agency says Deeply concerned about the new rule barring from asylum the majority of people crossing the southern land border of the United States, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has warned that the ‘severe’ measure will endanger vulnerable people in need of inter...
2019-07-16 23:16

Court order allows Trump asylum rules to take effect at parts of border Ruling limits ability to reject asylum for migrants who pass through a third country to California and ArizonaA federal appeals court’s ruling Friday will allow the Trump administration to begin rejecting asylum at some parts of the US-Mexico border ...
2019-08-17 06:16

Hungary backs Trump on asylum crackdown as it touts its own border success Hungary is backing President Trump in his crackdown on migrants claiming asylum at the southern borders -- as the government touts its own success in drastically reducing the influx of migrants into the country....
2019-07-20 23:00

U.S. envoy offers farm visas to boost asylum deal with Guatemala In a bid to strengthen an asylum deal forged between Guatemala's outgoing president and the United States, a U.S. official offered on Monday to triple the number of temporary farmworker visas available to Guatemalans....
2019-08-20 04:16

Chemnitz: Syrian asylum-seeker convicted of killing that sparked far-right riots Alaa S. has been sentenced to nine years and six months for the killing of Daniel H. Chemnitz has done a lot to try and alter its image since the death....
2019-08-22 21:48

Trump scores mild victory in mission to toughen asylum laws A federal appeals court Friday blocked Team Trump from enacting tough asylum restrictions on Central Americans who show up at the border in California and Arizona — but gave the White House the OK to impose them in Texas and New Mexico. The ruling fr...
2019-08-17 03:00

Photo of drowned migrants triggers fight over Trump asylum clampdown A harrowing photo of a Salvadoran migrant and his young daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande at the U.S.-Mexico border became the focus on Wednesday of a U.S. political debate over President Donald Trump's asylum policies....
2019-06-28 06:48

LGBT asylum-seekers exempt from 'Remain in Mexico' policy and can stay in US Asylum-seekers who arrive at the southern border and claim to be LGBT are exempt from the U.S.-Mexico “Remain in Mexico” policy and will not be returned to Mexico to await decisions by U.S. immigration judges, several U.S. border officials told the W...
2019-07-16 06:48

U.S. Can Block Migrants Seeking Asylum, but Only in Some States, Appeals Court Rules The ruling is a partial victory for the Trump administration because it allows a stricter set of rules to go into effect, but only in New Mexico and Texas....
2019-08-17 00:48

Church, civic officials to discuss temporary housing for asylum seekers TUCSON – Catholic Community Services leaders and officials plan to discuss temporary housing for asylum seekers in Pima County Wednesday afternoon. The press conference is scheduled at 1:45 p.m., at the Diocese of Tucson Conference and Educational Ce...
2019-07-17 20:48

Freshman Rep. Veronica Escobar reports death threats over asylum story Freshman Democratic Rep. Veronica Escobar of Texas says her office has received death threats against her, her family and staffers following a news report that her aides were improperly aiding asylum seekers in Mexico.Escobar said her office contacte...
2019-07-10 07:01

Violent Mexican border city opens its doors to U.S. asylum seekers Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border city known for high rates of violence, received its first foreign migrants from the United States on Tuesday as part of a program begun in January, U.S. and Mexican officials said....
2019-07-10 09:32

Few migrants seeking U.S. asylum successfully claim fear of waiting in Mexico About 1% of the migrants sent to wait in Mexico pending the outcome of their U.S. asylum claims have successfully claimed that they would face danger if they had to stay in Mexico, a top U.S. immigration official said on Friday....
2019-06-29 10:48

Violent Mexican Border City Opens Its Doors To US Asylum Seekers Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border city known for high rates of violence, received its first foreign migrants from the United States on Tuesday as part of a program begun in January, US and Mexican......
2019-07-10 14:48

Trump Administration Moves to End Asylum Protections for Most Central American Migrants (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the president’s battle to tamp down the number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Accord...
2019-07-16 00:16

Trump threatens retribution after Guatemalan court blocks asylum deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened retribution against Guatemala over immigration after the country's high court blocked its government from signing an asylum deal with the United States....
2019-07-24 05:32

Trump threatens Guatemala after it backs away from ‘safe third country’ asylum deal The dispute pits the United States against an impoverished country the president aims to enlist in his effort to cut migration to the southwest border....
2019-07-24 10:48

U.S. churches, some immigration officers denounce sending asylum seekers to Mexico U.S. faith leaders on Thursday expressed outrage over a Trump administration policy that sends asylum seekers to some of Mexico's most violent cities, echoing U.S. asylum officers who said the program was contrary to America's "moral fabric."...
2019-06-27 21:48

Trump slams Mexico, Democrats over spike in asylum seekers at border President Trump slammed Mexico and Democratic lawmakers on Friday for the growing number of asylum seekers overwhelming the US southern border — the morning after he slapped Mexico with a new tariff as punishment for failing to stanch the flow. “Mexi...
2019-05-31 17:48

Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure center When Ali Adnan, 27, fled his home in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad in 2015 and arrived in Denmark, a local Danish family took him in and helped him gain his footing in a country he knew very little about....
2019-05-30 20:16

After U.S. court ruling, Honduran newlyweds among migrants clinging to asylum dream Led by a dream of marrying on U.S. soil, a young Honduran couple traveled thousands of miles from their home in the port city of La Ceiba, narrowly escaping a kidnapping in Mexico before seeking asylum across the border in Texas....
2019-09-15 04:00

Supreme Court allows Trump admin to deny asylum to certain migrants at the border As of Wednesday, the Trump administration is officially allowed to enforce a new policy denying asylum to migrants at the southern border who have not sought protection from the US or other countries. A US district judge had blocked the policy from g...
2019-09-12 08:00

U.S.-Mexico migrant deal includes regional asylum plan: document The U.S.-Mexico migration agreement reached last week includes a regional asylum plan and Mexico's commitment to examine and potentially change its laws, according to a copy held up to journalists by President Donald Trump on Tuesday....
2019-06-12 00:48

As violence rises, more Mexicans waiting in Ciudad Juárez to apply for asylum Even in a city where authorities are investigating the scattering of body parts all over town, Domingo Beltran Zamora feels safer here than in his native Mexican beach town Acapulco....
2019-09-14 00:32

At US-Mexico border, migrants from Africa, Haiti wait to seek asylum Hundreds of Africans have amassed at the U.S.-Mexican border at Nuevo Laredo without Spanish-language skills or much money to survive.        ...
2019-06-05 03:00

Mexico draws red line on asylum as Trump tariff risk rises Mexico said on Monday it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with the Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigra...
2019-06-04 08:32

Homeland Security chief says 90% of asylum seekers miss court dates The acting Homeland Security secretary said on Tuesday that 90 percent of asylum seekers are missing their court dates after being released into the US. Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan told the Senate Judiciary Committee that a new pilot program res...
2019-06-12 05:32

Mexico draws red line on asylum in talks to stop Trump tariffs Mexico on Monday made clear it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immig...
2019-06-03 19:48

Transgender asylum seeker from El Salvador held by ICE dies at El Paso hospital The death of a transgender woman from El Salvador at an El Paso hospital reignites concerns about the treatment of transgender migrants held by ICE        ...
2019-06-04 02:48

Mexico draws red line on asylum before talks on Trump's tariff threat Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration...
2019-06-04 01:16

Justice Department asks Supreme Court to clear the way for its new asylum rule The Justice Department Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a federal judge's injunction on its sweeping asylum rule that would make it more difficult for immigrants from South America to claim asylum....
2019-08-27 19:00

Essential poll: majority of Australians support medevac or better asylum care Voters continue to back Scott Morrison post-election and are still coming to terms with Anthony Albanese, survey showsA majority of Australians either approve of the medevac procedures, or think more needs to be done to protect the health and welfare...
2019-09-17 01:32

Ex-Pakistan lawmaker from PM Imran Khan's party seeks asylum in India Baldev Kumar, a former legislator from Pakistani PM Imran Khan's Tehreek-e-Insaf party, tells DW that Pakistan is an "unsafe country" and that the government mistreats minorities there....
2019-09-11 18:32

Trans woman seeking asylum dies after pleading for medical help in US custody Death of Johana Medina Leon, hospitalized following chest pains, echoes case of Honduran woman a year agoA transgender migrant has died after becoming sick while in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) custody, sparking renewed claims of medical...
2019-06-04 01:32

Trump border official says frustrated by judge ruling blocking asylum ban A top U.S. border official said he was frustrated by a federal judge's ruling on Monday that dealt a setback to a Trump administration rule that sought to block almost all asylum applications at the border....
2019-09-09 22:48

Central American migrants say deal doesn't dash asylum hopes At the small migrant Juventud 2000 shelter near the border, a Honduran expressed disappointment Sunday over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressively to curtail migration from Central America....
2019-06-10 09:00

U.S. appeals court deals partial setback to Trump rule to curtail asylum A U.S. appeals court on Friday dealt a setback to the Trump administration attempt to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border, but stopped short of applying its decision nationwide....
2019-08-17 07:48

Mexico begins busing migrants to southern border as they await asylum trials Mexico is sending some of the 30,000 Central American migrants vying for asylum in the United States on 750-mile bus rides — all the way back to southern Mexico, officials said. The “Remain in Mexico” program pushed by the Trump administration has fo...
2019-08-17 23:16

Asylum officers union: Trump migration policy goes against nation's 'moral fabric' A union representing U.S. asylum officers has asked a federal court to end the Trump administration's policy of forcing migrants to wait in Mexico while the United States decides their asylum cases....
2019-06-27 20:32

China lashes out at Taiwan for offering asylum to Hong Kong democracy protesters Taiwan lacks a formal legal mechanism for assessing and granting asylum requests, although it has granted residency to several vocal opponents of the Chinese government....
2019-08-19 13:16

Trump administration defends pushing migrant asylum seekers back into Mexico Justice Department lawyers urged a federal appeals court to allow continuation of the Migrant Protection Protocols program, a critical aspect of Trump’s immigration policy....
2019-07-11 18:16

WRAPUP 4-Mexico draws red line on asylum before talks on Trump's tariff threat Mexico said on Monday it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with the Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigra...
2019-06-04 02:16

Mexico eyes Brazil for U.S. asylum deal as Trump revives tariff threat Mexico and the United States may explore additional steps next month to restrict illegal immigration from Central America, with the threat of tariffs hanging over Mexico if it does not do enough to satisfy U.S. demands, officials said on Monday....
2019-06-11 09:00

Mexico Says It Doesn’t Agree With ‘Astonishing’ U.S. Supreme Court Order Blocking Asylum (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said Thursday that Mexico’s government doesn’t agree with an “astonishing” U.S. Supreme Court order that would block migrants from countries other than Mexico and ...
2019-09-13 03:16

Honduras is poor, violent and unstable. The Trump administration wants it to accept more asylum seekers. American officials are seeking to establish “safe third country” deals throughout the region, to diminish the crush of asylum seekers who have been heading for the U.S. border....
2019-09-13 00:32

Appeals court sides with Trump administration on asylum rule, limits injunction A federal appeals court sided with the Trump administration on Friday in the legal battle over its efforts to limit asylum claims from Central America – blocking, for now, a nationwide injunction that blocked the implementation of the rule....
2019-08-17 02:16

Federal judge strikes down Trump asylum ban on migrants who illegally cross border President Trump’s push to limit the number of asylum seekers flooding across the border suffered another defeat in the courts on Friday, when a federal judge ruled that the government cannot stop migrants from claiming asylum in the U.S., even if the...
2019-08-04 13:48

Iranian journalist claims asylum in Sweden after accompanying Zarif on diplomatic mission Amir Tohid Fazel, an editor at a conservative news agency, fled his hotel in Stockholm on Aug. 21, when he slipped out for a cigarette break and dashed away on foot. ...
2019-08-28 03:00

House Speaker Pelosi in Central America as Trump seeks asylum deals U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a congressional delegation to Central America on Thursday as the Trump administration presses countries there to stop U.S.-bound asylum seekers before they reach the U.S. border....
2019-08-08 21:48

Poll: Most Americans desire more asylum judges, safe conditions at southern border A majority of Americans believe its important to increase the number of judges handling asylum cases at the border and provide safe and sanitary conditions for asylum seekers, according to a Pew Research study released M...
2019-08-13 13:48

Supreme court decision to let Trump deny asylum reverses years of US policy Justices’ order reverses a lower court ruling that blocked the restrictions in some statesThe supreme court ruled on Wednesday to allow the Trump administration to enforce nationwide restrictions that would prevent most Central American immigrants fr...
2019-09-12 15:00

Trump Officials Argued Over Asylum Deal With Guatemala. Now Both Countries Must Make It Work. State Department officials are irritated that the Department of Homeland Security is meddling in diplomacy and they question whether Guatemala is capable of accepting thousands of asylum seekers....
2019-08-03 01:32

Trump-shaped 9th Circuit hands White House major win on asylum policy The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals -- long a liberal bastion that has been aggressively reshaped into a more moderate court by the Trump administration -- handed the president a major win late Monday, lifting a nationwide injunction on his asylum polic...
2019-09-11 10:16

Batman: Arkham Asylum is 10 – Rocksteady founders on the genre-defining superhero game Released in August of 2009, Batman: Arkham Asylum redefined what a superhero game could be. 10 years on, the title is still viewed as the benchmark for the superhero genre in video games, with a legacy quite unlike any other. “We were a s...
2019-08-02 17:32

DHS chief reveals startling stat on asylum seekers who skip hearings, disappear The acting Homeland Security secretary gave lawmakers a glimpse Tuesday into just how many asylum seekers skip their hearings after being released into the United States -- telling a Senate panel that a recent program found 90 percent miss their cour...
2019-06-11 22:00

Supreme Court allows Trump administration to enforce toughest restriction yet on asylum requests The U.S. Supreme Court late Wednesday gave the Trump administration permission to enforce its toughest restriction yet on asylum seekers at the southern border, even though a lawsuit to stop the new policy is still working its way through the lower c...
2019-09-12 02:00

Pelosi defends laws allowing migrants to seek asylum from home country Calling America “part of a global society,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended laws that allow illegal immigrants to seek asylum in the US — but added that she could back a change in policy that would have more migrants make the request from their o...
2019-07-11 20:48

Trump asylum lockdown turns up heat on tiny Mexican migrant agency Mexico's tiny asylum agency is already overwhelmed with applicants who are abandoning the American dream because of U.S. President Donald Trump's hardline immigration measures....
2019-09-17 06:32

Civil rights groups file lawsuit challenging Trump asylum rule Three civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging the Trump administration's new asylum rule, which bars asylum claims from most noncitizens who travel through another country on their way to the United States....
2019-07-17 00:00

In Mexico, Trump's latest asylum policy stirs anger, fear and confusion Tens of thousands of migrants who have been waiting for months in Mexican border cities are struggling to understand what the U.S. new asylum policy means for them even though they've followed the rules....
2019-07-18 21:00

U.S. ramps up Mexico asylum returns, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan The United States has doubled the number of asylum seekers it sends back each day to Mexico from El Paso, Texas, a Mexican immigration official said on Friday, in the first sign of action following a deal struck to avert U.S. tariffs last week....
2019-06-15 01:48

U.S. plan to make Guatemala take asylum seekers called ludicrous by rights group A U.S. plan to make asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador seek refuge in Guatemala instead of the United States would endanger, not protect, refugees, a prominent rights group said on Friday as U.S. negotiators met Guatemalan officials....
2019-06-15 01:48

Civil Liberties Groups Asks Judge To Block Trump Asylum Rule (WASHINGTON) — Civil liberties groups on Wednesday asked for a temporary restraining order blocking the Trump administration’s effort to effectively end asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. The American Civil Liberties Union and others filed...
2019-07-17 23:32

ACLU files suit to block Trump rule to stop asylum-seekers The American Civil Liberties Union sued U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday, challenging a sweeping new rule that would bar almost all migrants from seeking asylum at the southern border of the United States....
2019-07-17 07:16

U.S. sending more asylum seekers back to Mexico via Texas border crossing: official The U.S. government on Thursday began ramping up the pace of returns of asylum seekers to Mexico to wait out their U.S. court hearings by sending around 200 migrants back through the El Paso, Texas, port of entry, according to a Mexican official....
2019-06-15 01:48

Justice Dept. Moves to Block Asylum Claims Based on Family Ties The attorney general’s decision overturned an immigration appeals board ruling in 2018 that a Mexican migrant whose father was targeted by a drug cartel was eligible for asylum....
2019-07-31 18:32

ACLU files suit to block Trump rule to stop asylum seekers The American Civil Liberties Union sued U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday, challenging a sweeping new rule that would bar almost all migrants from seeking asylum at the southern border of the United States....
2019-07-17 01:32

Trump administration sets new rule to make it harder for immigrants to seek asylum The Trump administration on Monday said it would take steps to make it more difficult for immigrants arriving on the southern border to seek asylum in the United States, putting the onus on them to ask for shelter in other countries....
2019-07-15 17:32

Supreme Court allows Trump asylum restrictions to take effect, ending 9th Circuit injunctions In a major win for the Trump administration, the Supreme Court issued an order late Wednesday ending all injunctions that had blocked the White House's ban on asylum for anyone trying to enter the U.S. by traveling through a third country, such as Me...
2019-09-12 14:16

WRAPUP 3-Mexico draws red line on asylum before talks on Trump's tariff threat Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration...
2019-06-03 23:16

WRAPUP 2-Mexico draws asylum red line ahead of talks about Trump's tariffs Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration...
2019-06-03 21:32

Mexico's refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 22:48

WRAPUP 1-Mexico draws red line on asylum in talks to stop Trump tariffs Mexico on Monday made clear it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immig...
2019-06-03 18:48

Federal judge temporarily blocks Trump administration's 9-day-old asylum rule A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a rule preventing most migrants from claiming political asylum.        ...
2019-07-25 10:16

25 years later, Soul Asylum's "Runaway Train" is still raising awareness for missing children Soul Asylum’s breakthrough 1993 hit “Runway Train” won the Grammy for Best Rock Song and peaked at number five at the Billboard Hot 100. Fueling the song’s popularity was its Tony Kaye-directed video, in which photos of actual missing children/possib...
2019-05-24 19:32

Doctors, lawyers say new border agency policy risks ‘criminalization’ of asylum seekers A new national policy on uniforms was adopted internally last year after the CBSA began moving what it deems "higher-risk immigration detainees'' from provincial jails, into one of the agency's three "immigration holding centres.''...
2019-07-14 21:16

Federal judge blocks Trump admin policy keeping asylum seekers locked up U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman ruled Tuesday that people who are detained after entering the country illegally to seek protection are entitled to bond hearings....
2019-07-03 04:32

Iranian journalist flees foreign minister's press pool 'to claim asylum' in Sweden An Iranian state news journalist fled from Foreign Minister Javad Zarif's press pool and applied for residency in Sweden last week, according to authorities....
2019-08-27 22:32

Senate Dems accuse Lindsey Graham of underhanded tactics during ugly fight over asylum Sen. Lindsey Graham earlier this year vowed that “immigration Lindsey” would make an appearance in the chamber — a reference to his bipartisan work on reforming the nation’s immigration laws. But on Thursday, Senate Democrats cried foul on Graham’s p...
2019-08-01 22:16

Get Involved, Internet: Help They Might Be Giants raise money for separated families and asylum-seeking minors As the U.S. government continues to escalate its draconian, racist, and xenophobic immigration policies (sorry, we’re not really in a mood to mince words about this shit today), it can be easy to let yourself feel overwhelmed and powerless by the cas...
2019-08-25 20:32

Mexico's tiny refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 07:16

Judge Blocks William Barr's Inhumane Plan to Deny Asylum Seekers Bail A federal judge has blocked a plan by the Trump administration that would have denied bail to asylum seekers who crossed into the U.S. illegally, according to Bloomberg. The ruling was made in response to a class-action lawsuit brought by asylum seek...
2019-07-03 13:00

Iranian journalist claims asylum in Sweden after accompanying foreign minister on diplomatic mission Amir Tohid Fazel, an editor at a conservative news agency, fled his hotel in Stockholm on Aug. 21, slipping out for a cigarette break and dashing away on foot. ...
2019-08-28 12:00

Sigma's New 'Asylum' Skin Raises Concerns About Overwatch's Handling Of Mental-Illness Tropes Overwatch’s newest hero, Sigma, was introduced to the world on a gurney. Though the video was purposefully non-linear, Sigma had suffered a mental breakdown after attempting to harness the power of a black hole. He hollered half-coherently while bein...
2019-08-03 06:00

Countdown to Trump's Mexico tariff deadline: Talks focus on asylum for migrants The Trump administration wants Mexico to agree to take almost every asylum seeker that crosses into Mexico. So far, Mexican negotiators have said no.        ...
2019-06-07 15:00

Asylum seekers in Sri Lanka fear for their safety, in wake of Easter Sunday terror attacks Since the suicide bombings in Sri Lanka on April 21, there have been concerns for the safety of refugees and asylum seekers living in the country: in the immediate aftermath, there were reports of refugees being targeted and forced from their homes b...
2019-06-01 00:16

White House rips judge for blocking Trump’s plan to detain asylum seekers The White House fired another broadside at the federal judiciary on Wednesday — targeting a judge in Seattle for supposedly being “at war with the rule of law” after she blocked President Trump’s plan to detain asylum seekers indefinitely while they ...
2019-07-03 19:48

Baltimore murder rate worse than Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, driving asylum surge The Baltimore murder rate is higher than the three Central American nations driving the border surge by migrants seeking to flee crime and murder back home....
2019-08-01 00:32

Afghan asylum-seeker suspected in deadly France knife attack was in 'psychotic state,' prosecutor says An Afghan man suspected in a knife attack that killed a 19-year-old and injured eight other people at a metro station in France on Saturday was on drugs and in a “psychotic state,” according to a prosecutor. ...
2019-09-04 03:48

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detention centres are being “deliberately deprived of food in contravention of international laws and standar...
2019-05-21 14:32

California federal judge reimposes nationwide ban on Trump asylum policy, defying appeals court A federal judge in California has defied an appeals court in reinstating a nationwide injunction over the Trump administration’s ban on asylum for anyone trying to cross the southern border by transiting through a third country, such as Mexico....
2019-09-09 20:32

Inside Trump’s immigration tent courts: Controversial system meant to fast-track asylum backlog The white tents that sit on the very edge of the U.S border, with Mexico a literal stone’s throw away, represent one of the jewels in the crown of the Trump administration’s recent efforts to get a grip on the immigration crisis. ...
2019-09-19 00:32

Arizona Dem Kyrsten Sinema joins GOP in push for program that would quickly deport migrants without valid asylum claims Freshman Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., was one of a number of Democrats to join Republican colleagues this week who called for the implementation of a program that would work to quickly identify and deport migrants at the border who are judged not to...
2019-07-20 17:00

'It's like they tore out a piece of my heart:' Asylum seeker tells House panel that her 1-year-old daughter died from shoddy medical care while in ICE custody AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin A Guatemalan mother seeking asylum told a House panel Wednesday that she watched her infant daughter die slowly and painfully after the baby received shoddy medical care while they were detained in a US Immigration and Cust...
2019-07-11 12:48

Slavery victims 'left in limbo for four years' on asylum claims, says watchdog Slavery victims are suffering extra years of unnecessary mental torment after escaping abusers because decisions on asylum are taking too long, a watchdog warned today....
2019-09-17 19:00

Court limits order that had stopped Trump asylum limits HOUSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court ruling will allow the Trump administration to begin rejecting asylum at some parts of the U.S.-Mexico border for migrants who arrived after transiting through a third country. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appea...
2019-08-17 00:16

This Isn't The Best Germany Ever, But They Can Still Beat Anyone For a normal national team, Germany’s recent run of relative success would be cause for celebration: quarterfinalists at both the 2017 Euros and 2011 World Cup, with a semifinals appearance at the 2015 World Cup and a 2013 Euro title. Oh, plus Olympi...
2019-06-06 07:16

The war on upskirting in Germany Loopholes in Germany's penal code allow upskirting — the act of secretly taking images under a person's clothes without consent — to go unpunished. Now two women have decided to take action....
2019-08-28 06:00

US Military in Germany: What you need to know A decision to move US troops out of Germany would mark a major change in the defense relationship between the two countries and reshape the basis of American military presence in Europe since WWII....
2019-08-20 15:16

Germany looking for more after easing into last eight Germany maintained their perfect women's World Cup record by reaching the quarter-finals with another solid performance in a 3-0 win over Nigeria on Saturday, but they are looking for more....
2019-06-23 03:48

Germany's 16 states: Hamburg People the world over are talking about the Elbphilharmonie concert hall, Hamburg's new landmark, but there's much more to see in the northern German port city....
2019-08-21 16:00

Germany's DAX: 2 Stunning Charts You Won't See Elsewhere The 30 largest stocks of Europe's biggest economy are "dramatically outperforming the rest of Europe," goes a common opinion today. So, is there anything to worry about?...
2019-06-08 03:16

Germany's 16 states: Thuringia Be it Wartburg or Weimar, Goethe or Gropius — he legacy of famous Germans leads to Thuringia. In 2019, the Bauhaus will be the main focus. The school revolutionized architecture 100 years ago....
2019-06-05 15:48

Germany's oldest zoo turns 175 Since its opening in 1844, the development of the Berlin Zoo has directly reflected the history of Germany. Here's how colonialism, the Nazi era and the Cold War left their mark on the institution....
2019-08-01 17:48

Germany's 16 states: Saarland It's easy to relax in Saarland, far from mass tourism. Michelin-starred cuisine, a Franco-German way of life and the world's first industrial UNESCO World Heritage site are the pride of this small, Francophile state....
2019-07-31 19:48

Germany's most beautiful places Germany has been center stage through much of world history. Today, travelers head to the fascinating city of Berlin to get a firsthand look at remnants of 20th century events, such as World War II and the Cold War....
2019-07-11 21:48

Is Germany edging toward recession? Fresh figures suggest that Europe's biggest economy may be heading for a recession, as its growth slowed in the second quarter. Calls for more fiscal stimulus are growing louder, but the government sees no need for it....
2019-08-15 00:32

Germany to mediate in Iran Envoy Jens Plötner had been involved in drawing up the 2015 JCPOA treaty and went to Tehran with the aim of seeing it preserved. He was told that Iran's patience was over....
2019-05-23 21:32

Germany's Syria conundrum What is Germany willing to do to stabilize Syria? Will it prolong its anti-IS mandate? How does its large Syrian community affect matters? Ahead of the mandate's expiration, German lawmakers are debating the way forward....
2019-09-04 10:48

What Do Germany Have To Do To Get Anyone At Home To Pay Attention? BERLIN — “We play for a nation that doesn’t even know our name.” So begins a video released last month by the German national women’s soccer team, right in time for the start of the Women’s World Cup. Die Nationalelf, two-time World Cup winners and o...
2019-06-13 23:16

Kai Havertz, the candidate for Germany With both Ilkay Gündogan and Nico Schulz out injured, Germany have to make some adjustments for their Euro 2020 qualifier against Northern Ireland. Joachim Löw might give a young talent the chance to show his quality....
2019-09-08 22:16

Germany's Siemens to cut 2,700 jobs Siemens has announced massive job cuts in its power generation division as it seeks to make cost savings. The industrial giant is undertaking a major restructuring with the aim of cutting more than €2 billion in costs....
2019-06-19 02:48

Are deportations from Germany on the rise? Germany’s amended laws on migration and asylum will soon come into force. This includes legislation to facilitate deportations. But what is going to change? Answers to the most important questions....
2019-08-01 16:32

Germany's 16 states: Saxony Culture meets nature in Saxony: a mere 40 kilometers lie between splendid Baroque art and architecture in Dresden and the distinctive peaks of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains....
2019-08-29 03:48

Germany's 16 states: Berlin 2019 Berlin celebrates itself — as a city of modernity, of women, of freedom. With 100 years of Bauhaus, 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and a public holiday dedicated to women....
2019-06-19 18:16

Germany to ban use of glyphosate from end of 2023 Germany will ban the use of the weedkiller glyphosate - the subject of billion-dollar U.S lawsuits over claims it causes cancer - from the end of 2023 and limit its use before then, the Environment Ministry said on Wednesday....
2019-09-05 06:32

Germany set to ban glyphosate from end of 2023 The German government has agreed to ban the use of the controversial weedkiller glyphosate. Austria has already banned the chemical, which has been linked with cancer....
2019-09-05 03:32

1,000-year-old sarcophagus opened in Germany Archaeologists exhume a 1,000-year-old sarcophagus in Mainz, Germany, uncovering the remains of what could be a former archbishop who died in the 11th century....
2019-06-08 03:16

Germany's 'gay' Paragraph 175 abolished 25 years ago When Paragraph 175 of the German Penal Code was abolished 25 years ago, homosexuality ceased to be separately regulated. DW takes a look back at a history of persecution in West and East Germany....
2019-06-11 23:48

France, Germany spar over EU leadership Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron are at odds over the best candidate to lead the European Commission. The German chancellor backs center-right Manfred Weber, but the French president has other ideas....
2019-05-29 00:48

Polish hotel cancels on Germany's far-right AfD The right-wing populist party has threatened legal action against the Radisson Blue in Szczecin. The meeting had been booked in Poland after the AfD was unable to find accommodation in Germany....
2019-06-29 01:48

Kids in Germany to name exoplanet, star German schools, kindergartens and amateur astronomers have been asked to come up with names for two heavenly bodies. The huge exoplanet and its star currently go by the unpoetical catalog numbers HD 32518 and HD 32518b....
2019-06-07 22:16

Germany's 16 states: Lower Saxony Whether hiking in the mudflats of the North Sea coast or horse riding in the Lüneburger Heide heath- Niedersachsen is considered a top holiday destination in Germany because of its diversity of landscapes....
2019-07-17 10:32

Germany: Gay conversion 'therapy' ban presented "Homosexuality is not a disease and does not require treatment," said Health Minister Jens Spahn. In Germany, there are an estimated 1,000 attempts a year to change the sexual orientation of gay people, say critics....
2019-06-11 18:48

Germany looks to 'lead' US-Iran talks European powers hope to broker a new round of negotiations between the United States and Iran in a bid to prevent the collapse of the 2015 nuclear deal, Germany’s top diplomat said Saturday....
2019-06-09 00:16

Are there any princes or princesses left in Germany? Germany's palaces are major tourist attractions, but where did all the kings and queens go? Here's why you might hear about German royals today, even though the country's monarchy was abolished a century ago....
2019-08-14 11:32

Germany's 'Little Tokyo' celebrates Japan Day Sushi, origami and anime — these may sound like scenes from an average day spent in Tokyo. But once a year, fans of Japanese pop culture get to live out their wildest dreams in the Rhineland....
2019-05-28 00:00

Will Germany's Hollywood elect far-right AfD mayor? The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, but once grand city of Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
2019-06-17 00:00

Germany sweats through hottest June day ever An intense heat wave in Germany has pushed the temperatures soaring to a record 38.6 degrees Celsius on Wednesday. Authorities placed a speed limit on highways, as fire brigades prepare to deal with possible accidents....
2019-06-28 09:00

Germany's 16 states: Schleswig-Holstein White sandy beaches, red-white lighthouses and a constant steady breeze shape the coasts of Schleswig-Holstein. The federal state in the far north offers two seas for exploring: the North Sea and the Baltic Sea....
2019-06-28 09:00

Who disarms Germany's WWII bombs? Defusing bombs dropped over Germany during World War II is Horst Lenz's calling. He is summoned around 1,000 times a year to clear explosive devices. Lenz is guided by Murphy's law: Anything that can go wrong, will....
2019-07-03 13:16

The future of youth football in Germany German football has an issue at youth level. Next week, a decision will be made on the reforms that could be suggested. There is an approach that could revolutionize the country's approach to youth football....
2019-06-18 07:00

Germany’s Merkel sits through anthems again German Chancellor Angela Merkel has again sat through national anthems at a military honors ceremony after three recent incidents in which her body shook during similar events...
2019-07-16 13:16

Germany needs to ban Hezbollah, US Ambassador Grenell says The US ambassador to Germany called for the German government to completely ban the Lebanese paramilitary group Hezbollah as violent terrorists, warning that the group is recruiting members and soliciting donations....
2019-09-08 03:16

Housekeeping in Germany: 'You clean up my mess and I pay you for it!' Nine out of 10 housekeepers in Germany are paid under the table. Attempts to register them have failed, but Heike managed to accomplish it. DW visited her in Berlin....
2019-08-10 21:00

Opinion: Germany is fighting for its identity On the 80th anniversary of the first battle of World War II, the right-wing populist AfD party scored its strongest-ever results in two states. Germany is now wrestling with itself, says DW's Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl....
2019-09-02 05:16

Germany: AfD set for second spot in eastern elections Voting has ended in Saxony and Brandenburg, two states in Germany's former east. The far-right AfD will become the second biggest party in both regions....
2019-09-02 05:16

Germany: Man killed with 'sword' in Stuttgart Police have arrested a suspect after a widespread manhunt in the southern German city. A man was stabbed in broad daylight with what was described as a "sword."...
2019-08-01 16:32

Germany's Stada is "very selective" on acquisitions, CEO says German generic drugmaker Stada will be careful about buying businesses and companies outright and will for now focus mainly on striking production and development deals with partners, its chief executive told Reuters....
2019-08-14 09:00

Germany: Trio convicted of killing gay man Three intoxicated men, aged 22 to 26, have been sentenced for beating a gay man to death in a railroad yard in Chemnitz last year. The prosecution said the group's extreme right-wing views played no role in the killing....
2019-06-08 07:16

Academic upgrade for Germany's spies Germany has set up a special degree program to build up its national intelligence community. But it's only open to a select few — thoroughly vetted — students....
2019-07-14 11:16

Dane becomes Germany's first foreign mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen has become the first foreigner to rule a German city after being elected as Lord Mayor of Rostock. The Danish national presented himself as pragmatic and environmentally conscious....
2019-06-17 00:00

It's now a 'very appropriate' moment for Germany to consider spending more, EU policymaker says The German government should now look to ease its rules on fiscal spending in an effort to bolster its flagging economy, Valdis Dombrovskis, a vice-president of the European Commission, told CNBC Friday....
2019-09-13 12:32

Here's why Silicon Valley is in California, not in Germany The future is being invented in California, not in Germany. An entrepreneur and a VC who work in both places say the reasons for this are deep-rooted and will be very difficult to overcome — but things are improving....
2019-08-14 11:32

What drives the far-right AfD's success in eastern Germany? The far-right Alternative for Germany continues to make gains after strong showings in two eastern state elections. What lies behind the party's success in the former East? Its voters are not the only ones to blame....
2019-09-02 23:48

Germany: Far-right offenses rise in 2019 Neo-Nazis and other far-right groups have committed 8,605 crimes in 2019 so far. The rise of anti-migrant and neo-Nazi groups has alarmed the authorities....
2019-08-15 00:32

Germany Is Wrong About Nuclear Power Volkswagen’s boss is right to criticize his country’s decision to privilege coal over atomic power. Berlin is a long way from hitting its climate targets....
2019-06-04 12:49

Poland, Germany and the shadow of World War II To this day, German-Polish ties are haunted by the events of World War II. The invasion of Poland cast a long shadow, as demonstrated by current demands for reparations and plans to erect a memorial to Polish victims....
2019-08-31 23:48

Opinion: The US and Germany — an everyday estrangement US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has just been to Berlin. The composed diplomatic courtesy shows just how far Germany and the US have drifted apart, writes DW's Jens Thurau....
2019-05-31 22:48

Opinion: Is the only safe Jew in Germany an invisible one? That the German government's anti-Semitism commissioner advised Jews against wearing a yarmulke is a scandal. If Felix Klein is right, then German society has a fundamental problem, writes Michel Friedman....
2019-05-31 13:32

Controversial art patrons: What is the situation in Germany? Following the boycott of the Sackler family in various museums, private sponsors are being examined more carefully. The president of the International Council of Museums' German chapter cites some disturbing cases....
2019-08-16 14:48

US threatens to withdraw troops from Germany The US says it might pull out some troops from Germany amid rifts over a naval mission in the Persian Gulf and defense spending. The remarks from the US ambassador come ahead of two presidential trips to Europe....
2019-08-09 11:16

Germany's far-right AfD throws out regional leader The Alternative for Germany (AfD) has finally thrown out one of its most controversial figures. Doris von Sayn-Wittgenstein was accused of supporting a group accused of Holocaust denial....
2019-08-29 03:48

Can tourism save wolves in Germany? Apex predators can be difficult neighbors. But a new approach being taken in Germany could offset the economic damage they can cause while increasing acceptance of their renewed presence in the country....
2019-08-03 16:16

Germany to ban use of glyphosate weedkiller by end of 2023 Chemical is blamed for death of insects and suspected to cause cancer in humansGermany has said it will phase out the controversial weedkiller glyphosate because it wipes out insect populations crucial for ecosystems and pollination of food crops.The...
2019-09-04 16:16

Lagarde's First Job as ECB Boss: Sway Germany Christine Lagarde may be world renowned as head of the IMF, but her first big challenge as European Central Bank president would be to win over skeptics in her next home country: Germany....
2019-07-04 19:16

Why Germany May Need to Fight Recession With Spending Germany is the economic engine of Europe -- and it’s running on fumes. After a decade of near-constant expansion, the economy is flirting with recession. Germany’s export-dependent companies are deeply exposed to fallout from rumbling trade disputes,...
2019-09-19 01:32

Germany urges US to talk with Iran German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says a thaw in US-Iran tensions must result in new talks over the 2015 nuclear deal. European leaders have struggled to prevent Iran suffering under crippling new US sanctions....
2019-08-30 15:32

Germany: Conflict in AfD pulling party to the right In at least three German states, extremist elements of the far-right Alternative for Germany are threatening to take over the party. The nationalist wing led by Björn Höcke is becoming increasingly powerful....
2019-07-08 00:48