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Supreme Court blocks key Obama immigration plan

Washington - The US Supreme Court blocked Barack Obama's bid to shield millions of migrants from deportation on Thursday -- a major blow to the president that thrusts the charged issue to the frontline of the battle to succeed him.

Britain and the EU in facts and figures

London - Money is at the heart of many a battle and Thursday's referendum on whether Britain should stay in the European Union or quit is no exception.

Curry house crisis hots up Brexit debate

Watford - Mixing spices in a searing hot pan, cooking naan in the tandoor oven and juggling takeaway orders, restaurant owner Saiful Alam is short-staffed and stressed -- a situation he hopes Brexit will improve.

Brexit camp seizes on near record migration figures

London - Campaigners wanting Britain to leave the European Union warned on Thursday that immigration had "spun out of control", as the new mayor of London launched his campaign for the country to stay in the bloc.

Cameron 'very happy' to meet Trump

London - Prime Minister David Cameron, who who has hit out at Donald Trump's stance on Muslim immigration, said Sunday he would be "very happy" to meet the White House hopeful if he visited Britain.

Australian asylum-seeker camp 'open' after PNG court ruling

Sydney - Asylum-seekers held at an Australian camp in Papua New Guinea can now freely come and go from the centre, their lawyer and media said Thursday, following a Supreme Court ruling that their detention was unconstitutional.

Australian asylum-seeker camp 'open' after PNG court ruling

Sydney - Asylum-seekers held at an Australian camp in Papua New Guinea can now freely come and go from the centre, their lawyer and media said Thursday, following a Supreme Court ruling that their detention was unconstitutional.

Australian asylum-seeker camp 'open' after PNG court ruling

Sydney - Asylum-seekers held at an Australian camp in Papua New Guinea can now freely come and go from the centre, their lawyer and media said Thursday, following a Supreme Court ruling that their detention was unconstitutional.

Asylum-seekers held in PNG launch Australia court action

Sydney - More than 750 asylum-seekers held in a Papua New Guinea detention camp launched legal action Wednesday to be moved to Australia after a court in the Pacific nation found the centre unconstitutional.

Refugee sets herself alight at Australia's Nauru camp

Canberra - A refugee who set herself on fire on the Pacific island of Nauru after being sent there by Australia was in a critical condition Tuesday, just days after an Iranian man died in a similar act of self-harm.

Refugee sets herself alight at Australia's Nauru camp

Canberra - A refugee who set herself on fire on the Pacific island of Nauru after being sent there by Australia was in a critical condition Tuesday, just days after an Iranian man died in a similar act of self-harm.

Refugee sets herself alight at Australia's Nauru camp

Canberra - A refugee who set herself on fire on the Pacific island of Nauru after being sent there by Australia was in a critical condition Tuesday, just days after an Iranian man died in a similar act of self-harm.

Germany calls for welfare curbs for EU immigrants

Berlin - Germany on Thursday proposed limiting access to welfare benefits for EU immigrants, after Britain won the right to impose such curbs in controversial reforms to its ties with the bloc.

Australia talks tough on asylum-seekers

Sydney - Australia cannot be "misty-eyed" about boatpeople, the country's prime minister said Thursday, the day after his immigration policy was thrown into disarray when Papua New Guinea ordered an offshore processing camp to close.

Australia talks tough on asylum-seekers

Sydney - Australia cannot be "misty-eyed" about boatpeople, the country's prime minister said Thursday, the day after his immigration policy was thrown into disarray when Papua New Guinea ordered an offshore processing camp to close.

Australia talks tough on asylum-seekers

Sydney - Australia cannot be "misty-eyed" about boatpeople, the country's prime minister said Thursday, the day after his immigration policy was thrown into disarray when Papua New Guinea ordered an offshore processing camp to close.

Surge in EU immigrants fuels Brexit campaign

Peterborough - In cities like Peterborough, a recent surge in immigration by mainly East European workers is giving momentum to "Brexiters" in the campaign ahead of Britain's referendum on EU membership in June.

Australia immigration turmoil as Papua New Guinea closes camp

Sydney - Australia's hardline immigration policy was thrown into turmoil Wednesday after Papua New Guinea ordered a processing camp to close, leaving the fate of hundreds of asylum-seekers hanging in the balance.

Australia immigration turmoil as Papua New Guinea closes camp

Sydney - Australia's hardline immigration policy was thrown into turmoil Wednesday after Papua New Guinea ordered a processing camp to close, leaving the fate of hundreds of asylum-seekers hanging in the balance.

Australia immigration turmoil as Papua New Guinea closes camp

Sydney - Australia's hardline immigration policy was thrown into turmoil Wednesday after Papua New Guinea ordered a processing camp to close, leaving the fate of hundreds of asylum-seekers hanging in the balance.

Australia says no change on borders despite PNG ruling

Sydney - Australia on Wednesday insisted its controversial border protection policy remains valid despite a Papua New Guinea court ruling the detention of asylum-seekers in the country was unconstitutional and illegal.

Australia says no change on borders despite PNG ruling

Sydney - Australia on Wednesday insisted its controversial border protection policy remains valid despite a Papua New Guinea court ruling the detention of asylum-seekers in the country was unconstitutional and illegal.

Australia says no change on borders despite PNG ruling

Sydney - Australia on Wednesday insisted its controversial border protection policy remains valid despite a Papua New Guinea court ruling the detention of asylum-seekers in the country was unconstitutional and illegal.

Australia's detention of asylum-seekers on PNG unlawful: Court

Sydney - Australia's detention of asylum-seekers on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island is unconstitutional and illegal, a court ruled Tuesday, prompting some refugee advocates to call for the camp to be shut down.

Switzerland halts citizenship process for Muslim students' family

Ginebra - Switzerland has suspended the citizenship process for the family of two teenage Muslim brothers after the boys' refusal to shake hands with their female teachers sparked a national debate over religious freedoms.

Obama's immigration plan faces uncertainty in court test

Washington - President Barack Obama's plan to delay deportation for nearly half of the nation's 11 million undocumented immigrants was fraught with uncertainty Monday, as US Supreme Court justices signaled deep divisions.

U.S. high court takes up explosive immigration fight

Washington - The US Supreme Court weighs a major immigration case Monday that could impact the fate of millions of people facing possible deportation and further raise the stakes in the 2016 White House race.

Mali and EU hold talks on African immigration programme

Bamako - Mali and the European Union agreed Friday to combat immigration into Europe by financing projects to fight its causes and promote legal migration, according to a joint statement released on Friday.

War games in Greece near Macedonia, Turkey amid migration row

Atenas - The Greek army on Thursday staged a double military exercise on its border with Macedonia and an island cluster near Turkey, officials said, amid tension with Skopje over the refugee crisis.

Israel pledge to admit Ethiopians defuses political row

Jerusalem - Israel is to admit hundreds more Ethiopian migrants with family in the Jewish state, the ruling party said, resolving a political crisis that had threatened to bring down the government.
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