In Greece, a migrant's dream of walking is set back by fire

MORIA, Greece (AP) — Ayoub Husseini’s struggle to survive and dream of walking again one day have taken a sudden and cruel turn for the worse. An Afghan asylum-seeker, he is paralyze...

Sought-after Norway suspect in 1982 Paris attack jailed

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A man arrested in southern Norway suspected of involvement in a deadly terror attack in Paris 38 years ago was on Thursday remanded in custody for four weeks while the extra...

Norwegian citizen arrested in 1982 Paris attack

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Norwegian citizen in his 60s has been arrested in southern Norway at the request of France as a suspect in a 1982 attack on a deli in the heart of Paris’ Jewish quarter th...

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

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A major testing and contact-tracing operation at Greece's largest migrant camp on the eastern island of Lesbos has so far detected 17 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among the overcr...

Migrants detained in Louisiana plead for help after storm

HOUSTON (AP) — Inside a sweltering housing unit with no power and a stench of human waste, men at one Louisiana immigration detention center pounded on the windows and pleaded to be let outside. It ha...

12 Hong Kong activists try to flee to Taiwan for freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Twelve Hong Kong pro-democracy activists, including at least one member of a well-known advocacy group, were arrested by Chinese authorities at sea as they tried to escape...

Berlin security services: Highway attacker wasn't on radar

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities said Thursday that a 30-year-old man accused of deliberately driving his car into other vehicles along a major Berlin highway wasn't previously on the security service...

Kinmen swimmer could be first in wave of asylum seekers from China

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – The arrival of an asylum seeker from China on a beach in Kinmen last weekend understandably drew headlines across Taiwan and beyond. The 45-year old said he had swum...

Greece reports first coronavirus case in island migrant camp

An asylum seeker in one of Greece's overcrowded island migrant camps has tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. The case involves a 35-year-old man from Yemen living at the Vial migrant camp i...

UN says Libyan authorities shot dead two Sudanese migrants

CAIRO (AP) — Libyan authorities shot dead two Sudanese migrants in a western coastal town who tried to escape after they were intercepted by the coast guard in the Mediterranean Sea and returned to sh...

France: Suspect in Nantes Cathedral arson attack confesses, lawyer says

French authorities on Sunday charged a church volunteer with arson after he confessed to setting alight the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul in Nantes, western France. The July 18 blaze caused si...

Asylum rules test Trump's legal skills to make new policy

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Critics of the Trump administration's most sweeping set of rules to restrict asylum in the United States sent in a deluge of comments opposing the effort, hoping an old law that serve...

1st COVID-19 case in asylum seeker camp at US-Mexico border

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — An international disaster relief organization reported Tuesday the first confirmed case of COVID-19 among migrants living in a tent encampment of asylum seekers at the U...

Libyan suspect in court over UK knife attack that killed 3

LONDON (AP) — A 25-year-old Libyan asylum-seeker accused of stabbing three men to death with a kitchen knife as they sat in an English city park made his first court appearance on Monday but didn't en...

Families pay tribute to three men slain in English park

LONDON (AP) — The families of the three victims of a stabbing rampage in a English park paid tribute to their loved ones Tuesday, saying how their hearts have been broken at losing them in what is bei...