UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned today about the serious consequences of a cut in the financial aid from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Continue reading
The White House is currently reviewing a proposed rule that could extend protections for health workers who refuse to perform abortions or treat transgender patients on moral grounds, according to an exclusive report published by Politico Tuesday.
The Caribbean Community, or Caricom, has slammed U.S. President Donald Trump for using “repulsive language” to describe Haiti and African countries.
“Caricom condemns in the strongest terms the unenlightened views reportedly expressed,” the 15-nation bloc’s Guyana-based headquarters said in a statement.
“(Caricom) is deeply disturbed by reports about the use of derogatory and repulsive language by the President of the United States in respect of our member state, Haiti, and other developing countries.” Continue reading
Around the United States and the world, people will today celebrate the birthday of Civil Rights hero, Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. whose work as pivotal to the obtainment of Black Civil rights in the 1960s’.
Pope Francis on Sunday called on all those nations that receive a large influx of immigrants and refugees to maintain a cordial and hospitable treatment for those who are arriving in their countries.
During the fourth annual edition of the World Day of Migrants ceremony in the Vatican, the Supreme Pontiff stressed that local citizens should consider that those who emigrate, come to their nations with the premise of a better future and also with the fear of being rejected and of failure.
A federal judge has temporarily blocked Tuesday night Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, known as DACA, which protects immigrants who were taken to the United States without authorization as children.
U.S. Jewish Comedian Jerry Seinfeld received a massive backlash against his decision to take his family to an “anti-terror” Israeli training camp where visitors can play the role of Israeli soldiers engaging in operations against Palestinians in the West Bank, in what critics saw as an endorsement of the Israeli illegal occupation.
Early Tuesday, Syrian army officials said Israel carried out three separate assaults, on its territories, using jets and ground-to-ground missiles. The army’s statement said the attack was a “flagrant Israeli aggression” and it will hold Israel “fully responsible for its consequences.”
The Palestinian leadership responded Wednesday to the U.S. threat to cut aid to countries defying Washington’s decision to declare Jerusalem as Israel’s capital saying such tactics of “extortion” would only isolate the United States globally.
92 Somali nationals who were deported from the United States earlier this month are suing the Trump administration over “slave ship conditions” on the plane back home. They were denied access to food, water and bathrooms for nearly two days while on the plane.