Germany: Syrian man goes on trial over Chemnitz stabbing

BERLIN (AP) — A Syrian asylum-seeker has gone on trial in Germany over the fatal stabbing in August of a German that touched off far-right protests in the eastern city of Chemnitz. N...

Fate of Chinese student in Taiwan who criticized Xi online uncertain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Chinese student, who denounced China's President Xi Jinping during a live stream earlier this week, faces an uncertain fate after his Taiwan student visa expires in July....

Iraqi on trial in Germany over murder, rape of 14-year-old

BERLIN (AP) — A rejected Iraqi asylum-seeker accused of murdering and raping a 14-year-old local girl has gone on trial in Germany, in a case that fueled tensions over migration. The...

Appeals court determines asylum seeker has right to hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court in California has determined that a Sri Lankan man who is a member of the Tamil ethnic minority has the right to go before a judge after failing an initial as...

Memos reveal details behind new Trump asylum program

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Border agents have been told to explicitly target Spanish speakers and migrants from Latin America in carrying out a Trump administration program requiring asylum seekers wait in Mexi...

German govt denies cover-up over Berlin Xmas market attack

BERLIN (AP) — The German government has rejected media reports claiming authorities sought to cover up the involvement of a second man in the deadly 2016 truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market by d...

Iraqi man convicted in Sweden of war crimes

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish court has convicted a man who fought against the Islamic State group in Iraq of war crimes for posting macabre pictures and videos on Facebook. T...

Australia to reopen island detention camp after refugee bill

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government said Wednesday it would reopen a mothballed island detention camp in anticipation of a new wave of asylum seekers arriving by boat after Parliament...

Australia says last child refugees to leave Nauru camp

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia has announced that the last child refugees held on the Pacific atoll of Nauru will soon the sent to the United States, ending the banishment of children under the ...

2 Chinese dissidents allowed entry to Taiwan after being stuck in airport for 4 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two Chinese dissidents were allowed to enter Taiwan last night (Jan. 30) after they were stuck in limbo in the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport for four months as they soug...

Germany: director of asylum-seekers home convicted of abuse

BERLIN (AP) — The former director of an asylum-seeker home in western Germany has been convicted of abusing people in his care. The Siegen state court on Tuesday sentenced the 38-yea...

German prosecutors press terror charges against Syrian man

BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors say they've pressed charges against a 29-year-old Syrian man who allegedly was a member of a foreign terror group and violated the war weapons control law. ...

The Latest: Saudi woman fleeing family arrives in Canada

TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse by her family (all times local): 10:30 a.m. An 18-year-old Saudi woman who said she feared d...

The Latest: Thai police: Saudi asylum seeker going to Canada

BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse by her family (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Thailand's immigration police chief says a Saudi...

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