Jan 3, 2016

French debate terrorism, dual citizenship

The push by France’s Socialist government to revoke the citizenship of convicted terrorists with dual nationality after the Paris attacks has turned into a harsh political dispute, with the far right applauding the move while some on the left express indignation at what they ...

U.S. presidential candidates differ on border wall with Mexico

Jan 2, 2016

U.S. presidential candidates differ on border wall with Mexico

Several candidates for the presidency have proposed building more border wall along the frontier with Mexico to keep people from crossing into the U.S. illegally. Here is what they have to say about a border wall. Donald Trump: Trump has been the most outspoken ...

Completing U.S.-Mexico border wall would be daunting task

Jan 2, 2016

Completing U.S.-Mexico border wall would be daunting task

Close to the southern tip of Texas, a border wall suddenly ends. Its final post sits in a dry cornfield less than a kilometer (nearly half a mile) from the nearest bend in the Rio Grande River, the actual border with Mexico. It would ...

Dec 29, 2015

Central America states agree breakthrough on stranded Cuban migrants

Central American countries on Monday agreed on a breakthrough in the case of thousands of U.S.-bound Cuban migrants stranded in Costa Rica, after weeks of often acrimonious regional diplomacy. In a meeting in Guatemala City, representatives from several of the countries said they would ...

Relatives of drowned Syrian boy on Turkish beach land in Canada

Dec 29, 2015

Relatives of drowned Syrian boy on Turkish beach land in Canada

ancouver British Columbia Relatives of a Syrian boy whose lifeless body washed up on a Turkish beach, sparking worldwide concern for the refugee crisis, have arrived in Canada Mohammed Kurdi, his wife and their five children flew into Vancouver as refugees Monday, sponsored by ...