Thursday , February 23 2017

International

US issues deportation plan

WASHINGTON, Feb 22, (AFP): The Trump administration issued tough new orders Tuesday for a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants, putting nearly all of the country’s 11 million undocumented foreigners in its crosshairs. The orders sent shivers through US immigrant communities, where millions of people who have spent years building families …

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Germany to speed up deportations

BERLIN, Feb 22, (Agencies): Despite agreeing to the package of repatriation measures, five German states have decided to halt most such expulsions to Afghanistan, citing the worsening instability in the war-battered country. Meanwhile, more than a year ago, Mayar and Nawar Ballish escaped car bomb attacks in Damascus. Now the …

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Suicide bombings kill 7 in Pakistan

At least seven people were killed when multiple Taleban suicide bombers attacked a court complex in northern Pakistan Tuesday, the latest in a series of assaults which have raised fears militants are regrouping. One bomber was briefly on the loose inside the busy complex in the Tangi area of Charsadda …

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Dozens killed in airstrikes – Grenade attack kills 11

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Feb 20, (Agencies): Pakistani airstrikes killed “dozens” of militants on Monday in a tribal region along the Afghan border, the military said. Pakistan had vowed to fight back after a series of suicide bombings last week killed more than 100 people, including 88 worshippers gathered at a famed …

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Ban to spare green cards

MUNICH, Feb 19, (RTRS): A new version of a Trump administration travel ban will not stop green card residency holders or travellers already on planes from entering the United States, US Secretary for Homeland Security John Kelly said on Saturday. US President Donald Trump’s initial attempt to clamp down for …

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