Yahoo News When Singapore’s first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, passed away in 2015, 16-year-old Amos Yee made an obscenity-filled YouTube video denouncing the late leader as a “tyrant.” That and
Yahoo News Farhan Ahmed hoped to find refuge in the United States after fleeing death threats in Somalia, but fear over a US crackdown on immigration sent him on another perilous journey -- to
Yahoo News The Italian government on Friday created 14 fast-track asylum appeal courts in a bid to speed up decisions on deporting migrants with no right to stay in the country. This latest sign of
Yahoo News BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary plans to hold migrants in border camps made up of shipping containers while their asylum requests are settled, a top official said Thursday.
Yahoo News BRUSSELS (AP) — A top official of the European Union's highest court says Belgium must grant a humanitarian visa to a Syrian family seeking asylum even though the family has no strong ties
Yahoo News By Colin Packham SYDNEY (Reuters) - Authorities in Fiji on Friday deported an Iranian refugee who had used false documents to flee his home in the Pacific Ocean nation of Papua New Guinea
Yahoo News ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey is urging Germany to reject the asylum requests of 40 former Turkish soldiers who allegedly took part in an unsuccessful coup.
Yahoo News Germany threatened on Sunday to end development aid to countries that refuse to take back rejected asylum seekers, a response to failings which kept the suspected Berlin attacker from
The shock announcement of Afghanistan's first woman fixed-wing pilot to seek asylum in the US has touched off a spirited national debate on the country's most vexing issues: insecurity, women's
SINGAPORE (AP) — A Singaporean teenager whose video posts and blogs mocking his government and its late founder landed him in jail twice has been detained in the U.S. where he is seeking asylum, his
As the investigation into the Berlin Christmas market attack continues, Yahoo Finance Anchor Alexis Christoforous speaks to Julie Lenarz, executive director of the Human Security Centre, about the
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday that authorities believe a deadly rampage by a lorry driver at a Berlin Christmas market was a "terrorist" attack likely committed by an asylum seeker.
TENOSIQUE, Mexico (AP) — Carlos Mejia sleeps on a bare mattress in an otherwise unfurnished room with his girlfriend and spreads a sheet on the cool tile for their two young children, a small respite
By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Some Turkish military officers posted to NATO in Europe have requested asylum since the abortive coup in Turkey in July, alliance Secretary-General Jens
BRUSSELS (AP) — The chief of NATO says that Turkish NATO officers have sought asylum in allied countries amid a Turkish government crackdown following a failed military coup.
Brussels (AFP) - A number of Turkish officers posted to NATO have asked for asylum in the member state countries in which they are serving, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said Friday.
BERLIN (AP) — A Munich court has rejected a U.S. soldier's asylum application in Germany, arguing that he hasn't exhausted all avenues to leave the military.
A town in southern Italy, where Robert De Niro's great-grandparents came from, has offered the US film star asylum after he made a tongue-in-cheek remark that he'd return there if Donald Trump was
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The United States and Australia were close to announcing a deal in which the United States would resettle hundreds of asylum seekers banished by Australia to Pacific island
Predictions of an American exodus under a Donald Trump presidency were largely viewed as tongue in cheek during the campaign. It offered jobs and cheap homes just 250 miles (400 kilometers) from the
BRUSSELS (AP) — A top European Union official says refugees cannot pick and choose where to be lodged in Europe and that they have a responsibility to go where space is available.
Suspected far-right extremists have threatened asylum seekers in the eastern German town of Bautzen, police said on Wednesday, adding to signs of discontent over an influx of almost one million last