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December 8, 2017 1:22 PM 17 suspects identified in Hungary extremist group probe

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungarian police say 17 suspects have been identified in an investigation into the activities of the Hungarian National Front, a marginal ultra-nationalist group. Police Lt. Col. Andras Opauszki said Friday that hidden caches of weapons, ammunition, grenades and explosives were also found during the probe, which lasted over two years 22

December 8, 2017 11:46 AM Hundreds of West African migrants return home from Libya

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Hundreds of West African migrants who had been stranded in Libya are returning home as worried governments repatriate them amid outrage over slave auctions. Another 164 migrants returned to Nigeria early Friday, the latest group to be repatriated with help from the European Union and the International Organization for Migration 40

December 3, 2017 12:01 AM Wetherspoons chief suggests immigration authorities enforce 'points system'

THE Brexit-backing chairman of pub chain JD Wetherspoon’s believes the future success of Britain’s economy will rely on inward immigration. The pub chain employs between 2,000 and 3,000 staff from other EU countries, reflecting the high number of foreign nationals that help run Britain’s bars and restaurants, which are expected to suffer if access to foreign 27

November 29, 2017 8:58 PM Jo Cox MP's Widow Condemns Donald Trump's Anti-Muslim 'Britain First' Tweets

'This is a president who is a purveyor of hate,' says Brendan Cox. Downing Street’s condemnation came as Trump’s press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders defended his actions. “Whether it’s a real video, the threat is real. His goal is to promote strong border security and strong national security,” she said. Labour’s Chuka Umunna renewed requests that Trump’s 57

November 28, 2017 9:20 AM Romania: coastguard rescues 60 migrants on ship in Black Sea

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - Romania's coastguard says it has rescued 60 migrants aboard a Turkish ship on the Black Sea that sent out a distress signal. A statement said the ship was detected some 35 kilometers (22 miles) from the Black Sea cost early Tuesday after asking Romanian authorities and a commercial ship in the area for help. The coastguard dispatched 14

November 28, 2017 8:39 AM Migrants are eaten by SHARKS during rescue operation in the Mediterranean after their boats sank, claiming 31 lives

At least 31 migrants died and 200 were rescued after they were set on by sharks during a perilous crossing from Africa to Italy, Libya's navy has said. Some 18 women and three children were among the dead, while 40 people were still missing. When Libyan coastguard boats arrived at the scene, they spotted large blue sharks swimming around the boat, according 36

November 28, 2017 6:26 AM Grenade thrown at French troops in Burkina Faso wounds three before Macron's arrival -report

PARIS, Nov 28 (Reuters) - A grenade thrown at French soldiers wounded three civilians in the Burkina Faso capital of Ouagadougou shortly before the arrival of French President Emmanuel Macron, Radio France International reported on Tuesday. The grenade was thrown late on Monday, just hours before Macron was due to speak before a university audience at Ouagadougou 14

November 25, 2017 9:43 PM Chaos at Calais migrant camp as gun fight leaves five injured

FIVE Afghan migrants were wounded earlier today after a gun fight took place in the northern French port of Calais. Gunshots were exchanged between groups of Afghanis today in the late afternoon, the local prefect’s office said. A police source told Reuters the incident occurred during what was probably a dispute between migrant smugglers. The shots 39

November 19, 2017 3:22 PM Pope devotes Mass to poor, calls indifference a 'great sin'

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Celebrating Mass with poor people in the splendor of St. Peter's Basilica, Pope Francis on Sunday denounced those who dismiss poverty as "not my business" and defined indifference to the needy as a "great sin." Later, the pontiff expressed particular concern for those impoverished by war. After Mass, the pope lunched with some 1,500 poor people 24

November 14, 2017 3:25 AM 2 Central American migrants shot to death in southern Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican immigration officials say an armed gang killed two Central American migrants and wounded at least one in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz. The immigration agency says a group of about 40 migrants was travelling on a rural road when attackers in a vehicle tried to stop them. Officials say that when the pursuers failed to catch 22