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2019

20

Jun

Indian migrant girl, 6, died in Arizona desert as mother sought water

A six-year-old girl from India died of heat stroke in an Arizona desert after her mother left her with other migrants to go in search of water, a medical examiner and U.S. Border Patrol said on Friday. The girl, Gurupreet Kaur, soon to celebrate her seventh birthday, was found by U.S. Border Patrol west of […]

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Country: United States
Source: Sputnik , Reuters

19

Jun

Municipality in Sweden raises USSR flag

The USSR flag has been raised over a municipality building in Sweden, local press reports. The incident took place in the Swedish Täby municipality. One of the employees came to work and noticed the USSR flag hoisted on the building. The staffer immediately took it off, Expressen reported. According to the local security services, no […]

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Country: Sweden
Source: Sputnik , Unian

19

Jun

Trump says millions in U.S. illegally to be deported starting next week

President Trump says millions of people living in the country illegally will be deported, beginning next week. In a pair of tweets Monday night — the eve of formally announcing his re-election bid — Mr. Trump said U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement would next week “begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT Haber , CBS

19

Jun

Pompeo blocks inclusion of Saudi Arabia on US child soldiers list

Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his experts’ findings that a Saudi-led coalition has been using underage fighters in Yemen’s civil war, according to four people familiar with the matter. The decision, which came after a fierce […]

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Country: United States
Source: Euro News

18

Jun

Quebec passes religious symbols ban

The Canadian province of Quebec has passed a contentious law that bans public sector employees from wearing religious symbols – the Jewish kippah, Sikh turban or Muslim hijab, among others – on the job. The legislation, widely known as Bill 21, passed in a 73-35 vote late on Sunday and takes effect immediately. Quebec’s right-wing […]

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Country: Canada
Source: TRT Haber , Middle East Eye

17

Jun

Italy lets 10 stranded migrants disembark but moves to ban rescue ships from its waters

Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini allowed 10 of the 53 migrants stranded on the Sea-Watch 3 rescue ship to disembark on Saturday, but pressed ahead with plans to ban such boats from Italian territorial waters. The 10 rescued migrants, including two pregnant women and three minors according to local media, were brought to the island […]

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Country: Italy
Source: AA , Euro News

14

Jun

He murdered 3 Muslim college students, but no one wanted to call it a hate crime

On June 12, a North Carolina man was sentenced to three consecutive life terms in prison for the 2015 murders of three young Muslims ― a crime that was initially framed as a parking dispute in spite of the perpetrator’s anti-Muslim and anti-religion social media posts. Craig Hicks, 50, pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT Haber , Huffpost

14

Jun

Nationalism in the EU has a new name: Identity and Democracy

Marine Le Pen and Matteo Salvini’s MEPs have teamed up with other nationalist parties across the EU to form the biggest far-right group in the European Parliament. The alliance unveiled its new name on Thursday: “Identity and Democracy” (ID). It brings together Eurosceptic and nationalist parties from around the bloc and aims to bring power […]

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Source: Euro News , Euro News

13

Jun

Sajid Javid signs US extradition order for Julian Assange

The home secretary, Sajid Javid, has revealed he has signed a request for Julian Assange to be extradited to the US where he faces charges of computer hacking. Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme on Thursday, Javid said: “He’s rightly behind bars. There’s an extradition request from the US that is before the courts tomorrow […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: Euro News , The Guardian

13

Jun

4 German police officers arrested for allegedly stealing ammunition

Three German police officers and a former police member have been arrested in the northern state of Mecklenburg Western Pomerania on suspicion of stealing ammunition, the public prosecutor’s office in Schwerin announced on Wednesday. Four men stand accused of illegally procuring ammunition from the stocks of the Mecklenburg Western Pomerania state criminal investigation office in […]

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Country: Germany
Source: TRT Haber , Xinhuanet