Several European Union Nations Push to Send Back Afghan Migrants

Six European Union member countries argue that forceful deportation of migrants back to Afghanistan, where Taliban insurgents have made significant gains in recent weeks which must continue despite the government in Kabul postponing such “non-voluntary returns” for three months. Interior …

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Polish and Latvian Borders with Belarus Swarmed by Migrants

Poland and Latvia have a registered an influx of migrants crossing their borders with Belarus which they suspected was weaponized against them by President Alexander Lukashenko. The surge of mostly Iraqi migrants from Belarus has already prompted neighboring Lithuania to …

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Belarus Sprinter Leaves Tokyo, Flies to Austria

Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, a Belarusian sprinter, traveled from Tokyo to Vienna on Wednesday under Poland’s diplomatic protection, less than 72 hours after defying her team’s orders to return home. The 24-year-old came boarded the plane at Narita airport wearing blue trousers, …

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Julian Assange Stripped of Citizenship in Ecuador

Ecuador has revoked the citizenship of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, citing inconsistencies on his naturalization letter and unpaid fees.  The Pichincha Court for Contentious Administrative Matters had officially informed Assange of the revocation of his citizenship, as his lawyer maintained …

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Hundreds of Migrants Get Past Spain’s Melilla Enclave Borders

Hundreds of migrants and refugees attempted to scale fences separating Melilla, Spain’s overseas enclave, from Morocco on Thursday, according to the government of Melilla. Authorities said that more than 300 migrants attempted to scale the six-meter (20 foot) barrier early …

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