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Separation of migrant families: What other countries do

Separation of migrant families: What other countries do

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The number of people trying to cross into the US has risen sharply recently US Attorney General Jeff Session has defended the separation of migrant children from their parents at the border with Mexico, a measure that has faced increasing criticism. The “zero-tolerance” policy he announced last month sees adults […]

Ethiopia offers Eritrea chance to end Africa's longest war

Ethiopia offers Eritrea chance to end Africa's longest war

Image copyright AFP Image caption Ethiopia says it will withdraw its troops from the Badme region, as Eritrea has long demanded Ethiopia’s surprise announcement that it will abide by a 2002 border ruling raises the prospect of a final end to what was Africa’s deadliest border war and peace with its long-time rival, Eritrea. Tens […]

Immigrant detained after delivering pizza to Army base

Immigrant detained after delivering pizza to Army base

Image copyright GoFundMe Image caption Pablo Villavicencio and his wife Sandra Chica have two children together. An undocumented immigrant is facing deportation after he was arrested while delivering pizza to a military base in New York City, his wife says. Pablo Villavicencio was arrested on 1 June at Brooklyn’s Fort Hamilton military base, and was […]

Scores of Ethiopian migrants drown off Yemen's coast

Scores of Ethiopian migrants drown off Yemen's coast

Image copyright IOM Image caption Survivors say at least 100 people were on the boat At least 46 migrants trying to cross from Somalia to Yemen have drowned when their boat capsized, UN officials say. Another 16 people are missing after the vessel overturned in rough seas off Yemen’s coast, the International Organization for Migration […]

Giuliani: Kim Jong-un 'begged' for summit to take place

Giuliani: Kim Jong-un 'begged' for summit to take place

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGiuliani’s controversial first month Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani has said North Korea’s leader “begged” for their summit to be rescheduled after the US president cancelled it. Speaking at a conference in Israel, Mr Giuliani said Mr Trump’s tough stance had forced Pyongyang’s hand. Mr Trump called […]

Trump attacks 'vicious' rumours about Melania

Trump attacks 'vicious' rumours about Melania

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mrs Trump appeared on Wednesday after a nearly 27-day disappearance. US President Donald Trump has lashed out at media reports about Melania Trump’s rare public appearances. “The Fake News Media has been so unfair, and vicious, to my wife,” he tweeted on Wednesday, dismissing suggestions of a “facelift” or “abuse”. […]

World Cup 2018: Farmer sews 'longest' German flag

World Cup 2018: Farmer sews 'longest' German flag

Image copyright AFP Image caption Farmer Amjad Hossain plans to display the flag at his local stadium if Germany does well in the World Cup A Bangladeshi farmer has shown his support for Germany’s World Cup hopes in an unusual way – with a home-made flag 5.5km (3.4 miles) long. Amjad Hossain, 69, says his […]

Trump grants Kardashian's clemency plea

Trump grants Kardashian's clemency plea

Image copyright Courtsey CAN-Do Clemency Image caption Alice Marie Johnson was jailed nearly 22 years ago President Trump has granted clemency to 63-year-old great grandmother Alice Johnson, who has been serving life in prison for a non-violent drug offence. The case was highlighted last week when Kim Kardashian West met Mr Trump to lobby for […]

US child migrants: Sessions defends border separations

US child migrants: Sessions defends border separations

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Sessions has previously warned that illegal migrants could be separated from their children US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has defended separating migrant children from their parents at the US border. In a radio interview, he said that authorities “prefer to keep the children close” to their parents, but added […]

Zdravko Mamic, Croatian football's Mr Big, given jail term

Zdravko Mamic, Croatian football's Mr Big, given jail term

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mamic left Croatia on the night before the verdict, maintaining the trial had been unfair He is considered the most powerful figure in football in Croatia, but now Zdravko Mamic has been sentenced to six-and-a-half years in prison for corruption. Mamic was found guilty of siphoning off millions of euros […]