BAGHDAD/CAIRO A global backlash against U.S. President Donald Trump’s immigration curbs gathered strength on Sunday as several countries including long-standing American allies criticized the measures as discriminatory and divisive. Governments from London and Berlin to Jakarta and Tehran spoke out against Trump’s order to put a four-month hold on allowing refugees into the United States and temporarily ban travelers from Syria and six other Muslim-majority countries.
It is rare that any golfing experience can be compared to the Super Bowl, but there’s no doubting the atmosphere at Scottsdale’s 16th hole has similarities to the NFL showpiece.
PARIS France’s Socialists on Sunday picked leftwinger Benoit Hamon as their candidate for president, a move unlikely to help them win the election, but which could boost the campaign of popular independent centrist Emmanuel Macron.
TrendsViral Duterte alleged that the Trump administration was moving arsenal into three provinces of the Philippines intending to store it there permanently. During an impassioned televised news conference Sunday, Duterte said, “They’re unloading arms in the Philippines now .
SANAA/WASHINGTON A U.S. commando died and three others were wounded carrying out a deadly dawn raid on the al Qaeda militant group in southern Yemen on Sunday, in the first military operation authorized by President Donald Trump.
Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ fallout LIVE UPDATES Judges in Massachusetts, Virginia and Washington state followed Judge Ann Donnelly from New York’s Eastern district in issuing their rulings on Saturday night and Sunday morning.
TrendsViral The New York Taxi Alliance announced a one-hour work stoppage at JFK airport Saturday evening as protesters called for immigrants, detained on the back of Trump’s executive order banning US entry to citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries, to be released.
“KRG authorities should ensure the wellbeing of children captured after living under ISIS and not mistreat them,” Lama Fakih, deputy Middle East director at HRW said. “The brutal abuse of children produces false confessions, can cause lifelong suffering, and blurs the moral line between ISIS and its foes.
The fire broke out on the second floor of the building located in the Kreuzberg district in central Berlin early morning on Sunday, local media reported. The local fire department received the distress call about 06:50 (local time) (05:50 GMT), according to the Berliner Morgenpost.
Mark Petchey believes that Roger Federer’s dramatic five-set win against old foe Rafael Nadal to win the Australian Open and claim an historic 18th Grand Slam was “his greatest ever achievement.”