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8 Turkish Coup Officials in Greece Pen a Dead Man's Letter

Greek weekly newspaper Proto Thema published a letter penned by the eight Turkish military officers who fled to Greece in an army helicopter following the failed Turkish coup on July 15, 2016. 197 more words


Also in Media: "Taking refuge" - Russian Refugees Seeking Asylum - - by Yevgeniy Karasyuk - December 29, 2016

Russia manages to compete with even the most war-ravaged countries.In 2013, for instance, 39,800 Russian citizens applied to the governments of 44 developed countries (37,000 of them to EU countries).

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Chris Selley: Canada, we had dumb luck in 2016. In 2017, let's stop being smug about terrorism

As I write this, police across Europe have their eyes peeled for Anis Amri, who on Monday allegedly murdered a Polish truck driver, took his vehicle and fatally mowed down 11 people at a Christmas market in Berlin. 794 more words


Berlin attacker was 'soldier of Islamic State,' terror group claims after only suspect released for lack of evidence

BERLIN — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for a deadly truck attack on a crowded Berlin Christmas market, as German security forces hunted for the perpetrator after releasing a man from custody for lack of evidence. 407 more words


Affirmative Asylum Scheduling Bulletin 庇护面谈时间表

On Dec. 26, 2014, USCIS began prioritizing asylum applications for interview scheduling as follows. USCIS schedules the oldest cases first. The table below lists how asylum offices are currently scheduling asylum interviews for applications pending.



Fives times as many Americans applied for refugee status in Canada in November

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking refugee status in Canada has experienced a significant bump this year, increasing more than five times in November 2016 from the same period a year earlier. 491 more words


Ugandan transgender man secures refugee status in Edmonton

Adebayo Katiiti believes returning home to Uganda is tantamount to a death sentence.

The 22-year-old Ugandan, who identifies as a transgender man, has qualified for refugee status in Edmonton. 614 more words

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