Tag: Political refugees

Rohingya woman in Bangladesh helps others flee Myanmar

KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh — Zahida Begum doesn't remember her home village, a tiny speck amid the mountains and forests of Myanmar. She was only 18...
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THESSALONIKI, Greece — Police blocked some 200 migrants and asylum-seekers Wednesday from leaving a city in northern Greece for the Macedonian border in hopes...
Italy, Germany defend Libyan patrols after UN criticism

ROME — Italy and Germany on Wednesday defended their support for Libyan coast guard patrols returning migrants to Libya, after the U.N. human rights...
The Latest: Police block migrants’ march to Greek border

BERLIN — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): ...
Amid calls to step down, Moore finds refuge with his base

JACKSON, Ala. — Taking the pulpit at a Baptist revival at a south Alabama church, Republican Roy Moore quoted lengthy Bible passages and made...
The Latest: Trump backs safe return of refugees to Myanmar

MANILA, Philippines — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Asia: ...
Myanmar military denies atrocities against Rohingya Muslims

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar — Myanmar's military issued its most forceful denial yet that security forces committed atrocities during "clearance operations" in the west of the...
UN chief raises alarm over Rohingya in speech before Suu Kyi

MANILA, Philippines — The United Nations chief expressed alarm over the plight of Rohingya Muslims in remarks before Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi and...
Appeals court allows partial enforcement of Trump travel ban

SEATTLE — On the same day a federal appeals court allowed part of President Donald Trump's travel ban to take effect, advocacy groups filed...
Rohingya desperate to flee Myanmar are turning to swimming

SHAH PORIR DWIP, Bangladesh — Nabi Hussain owes his life to a yellow plastic oil container. ...

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