International News

August 6, 2018

HRW: Rohingya must be moved to safer areas in Cox’s Bazar

Rights group calls on Bangladesh to relocate Rohingya refugees at risk from landslides and floods during monsoon rains. Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh – Rohingya refugees living in […]
August 6, 2018

Mali: Candidate Soumaila Cisse goes to court alleging vote fraud

Opposition candidate Soumaila Cisse is mounting a legal challenge in Mali’s constitutional court alleging “ballot box-stuffing” after he came in a distant second to incumbent President […]
August 6, 2018

US judge: Progress to reunite migrant families ‘unacceptable’

A US judge called the Trump administration’s efforts to reunite migrant parents and their detained children “unacceptable”, adding the government – not non-governmental organisations – is […]
August 6, 2018

US, Turkey to resolve detainee spat ‘in a matter of days’: Pompeo

Turkey’s president ordered the asset freeze of two US officials in retaliation for sanctions imposed on its justice and interior ministers over the detention of an […]
August 6, 2018

Indian officials say Assam register does not target Muslims

Indian officials leading a charge to identify illegal migrants in the north-eastern state of Assam have said that the process “is not targeting Muslims”. Opposition parties […]
August 6, 2018

Serco’s asylum evictions plan to be challenged in court

Legal action to prevent asylum seekers being evicted from properties run by the Home Office contractor Serco is due to be lodged later. The housing charity […]
August 6, 2018

South Sudan government and rebels sign peace deal

South Sudan’s government has reached a power-sharing agreement with the country’s main rebel group. President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar signed the deal in […]
August 6, 2018

Anti-semitic graffiti on Auschwitz survivor Elie Wiesel’s house

Police in Romania are investigating anti-semitic graffiti found on the walls of the house where Auschwitz survivor Elie Wiesel was born. Comments painted in pink included […]