Germany will begin to “evaluate” mobile phone data of migrants whose identity is in question and speed up the deportation process of people who were denied refugee status, the country’s interior minister said.
Amnesty International releases its annual report for 2016/2017, and says U.S. President Donald Trump’s “poisonous” rhetoric has created an increasingly divisive politics in 2016 that had made the world a “darker” place. Continue reading
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe turns 93 on Tuesday (February 21). Last year he was confirmed as his party’s sole candidate for the next presidential election in 2018, when he will be 94 years old.
As he turns 93 President Robert Mugabe says there is no viable alternative candidate to him for Zimbabwe’s general election in 2018.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says reports that the Trump White House is considering mobilizing National Guard troops to round up illegal immigrants is “despicable.” Continue reading
President Donald Trump’s choice for national security adviser, retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward, has turned down the offer. Zachary Goelman reports. Continue reading
“Number one, I am the least anti-Semitic person that you’ve ever seen in your entire life. Number two, racism, the least racist person,” says U.S. President Donald Trump when questioned by reporters at the White House. Continue reading
Top campaign aides to Donald Trump were in communication with Russian intelligence officials both before and during the U.S. presidential campaign, according to reports from the New York Times and CNN, citing current and former U.S. officials. Zachary Goelman reports Continue reading
President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigns in the midst of a raging controversy about his contacts with Russian officials before Trump took office, a White House official said. Continue reading
The U.S. Senate is expected to confirm former Wall Street banker Steven Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary.