US Ambassador Nikki Haley said in a statement that "no country has done more than the United States and our generosity will continue. But our decisions on immigration policies must always be made by Americans and Americans alone."
The Greens have run into opposition with their demands for Germany to end its use of coal and combustion engines, as well as a proposal to allow more categories of recent migrants to bring their closest relatives to join them in Germany.
So far this year more than 61,000 migrants have arrived in Italy after crossing the central Mediterranean, according to the IOM (International Organization for Migration). Most are packed onto ill-equipped vessels by Libyan smugglers, and are rescued by European ships once they reach international waters.
Within sight of a razor wire fence guarded by Macedonian police, 35-year-old Iraqi migrant Saima Hodep rolls dough with an old steel water pipe outside her tent, in preparation for customers for her unleavened bread. Saima is one of a small but growing number of migrants eking out a living on the Greek side of […]
Over 700 migrants are feared dead in three Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks south of Italy in the last few days as they tried desperately to reach Europe in unseaworthy smuggling boats, the U.N. refugee agency said.
As the migrants crisis became the most talked issue internationally, thousands of displaced people fleeing war and poverty have been hunting for refugee and asylum. Here are top pictures that portray their distress.
Barack Obama extends his hand to Vladimir Putin during their meeting at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Russia on Wednesday (September 30) carried out its first airstrikes in Syria in what Russian President Vladimir Putin called a pre-emptive strike against the militants.
Eid al-Adha marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage to the Mecca. The trip to Silicon Valley forms part of Narendra Modi’s visit to the US’ west coast – the first by an Indian prime minister in more than three decades. Pope Francis arrived Tuesday on the first visit of his life to the United States, bringing his humble manner and his “church of the poor” to a rich and powerful nation polarized over economic inequality, immigration and equal justice.
Japan evacuated about 100,000 people from their homes, after rare torrential rains unleashed floods; President Barack Obama awards the 2014 National Humanities Medal to Jhumpa Lahiri; An engine on the British Airways plane caught fire before takeoff.