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British PM May says does not agree with Trump on immigration

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday Britain did not agree with “this kind of approach” on U.S. President Donald Trump’s curbs on immigration into the United States.<p>Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May in Ankara, Turkey, January 28, 2017. REUTERS/Umit Bektas<p>May had been …

North Africa

Trump’s immigration order already has its first legal challenge

In less time than it would take to binge-watch a season of <i>The Celebrity Apprentice</i>, president Donald Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order indefinitely barring Syrian refugees from entering the US and temporarily barring visitors from six other Muslim-majority countries has met its first courtroom battle.<p>…

Immigration

Hillary Clinton Shows Support For Anti-Muslim Ban Protesters

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tweeted her support for people protesting at airports across the country against President Donald Trump’s executive order blocking the entry of Syrian refugees and imposing a de facto ban on travelers coming from several Muslim-majority countries.<p>“This is …

Donald Trump

Fishermen Who Brave the Seas to Rescue Migrants Now Need Saving

SKALA SIKAMIAS, Greece — The fishermen who voluntarily rescue migrants from rickety boats or overcrowded dinghies have been left unable to help or work after freezing weather wrecked their vessels.<p>In the Greek village of Skala Sikamias on the island of Lesbos, Kostas Pideris and Thanasis Marmarinos …

Aegean Sea

Trump sued by Iraqis detained at JFK under anti-Muslim travel ban

Two Iraqis detained at New York’s JFK airport have filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump and the US government.<p>The men, with links to US military, were legally allowed to enter the United States, but were held under Trump’s executive order to ban travel from seven Muslim-majority …

Trump and Putin vow to cooperate in ISIL fight

US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart have made a "significant start" in fixing their countries' relationship, while agreeing to cooperate in fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group, the White House said following an hour-long phone call.<p>The two leaders' first …

Donald Trump

Libyan trafficking camps are hell for refugees, diplomats say

The Libyan camps where traffickers hold would-be migrants resemble concentration camps, German diplomats say. Their report comes as the EU mulls a …

North Africa

London's first Muslim mayor Sadiq Khan reacts to Trump Muslim ban

The Mayor of London has described Donald Trump’s ban on immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries as “shameful and cruel”.<p>Sadiq Khan has …

Sadiq Khan

Merkel: Terror Fight Does Not Justify Trump Immigration Ban

German chancellor Angela Merkel is the latest world leader to wade in on Donald Trump's travel ban, saying the fight against terrorism does not justify putting large populations or religions under automatic suspicion.<p>A spokesman for Merkel, who welcomed over one million refugees into Germany at the …

Donald Trump

US military raid in Yemen kills civilians and al Qaeda militants

In the first confirmed US raid under Donald Trump's presidency, at least 14 militants were killed in Yemen, along with a US soldier and several …

Al-Qaeda

Netanyahu in hot water over praise of Trump's wall | Reuters

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - When Benjamin Netanyahu sent a tweet in support of President Donald Trump’s plan for a wall along the Mexican border, the Israeli prime minister can barely have expected it would be retweeted 40,000 times and cause a backlash at home and abroad.<p>FILE PHOTO: A labourer works on …

Israel

NHS spending per person will be cut next year, ministers confirm

The Government will cut the National Health Service’s budget per person in real terms next year, ministers have admitted in official figures for the …

United Kingdom

Donald Trump's ban on Muslim refugees: British passport holders blocked from entering US as judge grants emergency stay halting deportation of visa holders

• <b>Latest: Donald Trump sacks US attorney general for defiance over ban</b>• <b><br>Obama 'disagrees with discriminating because of faith or religion'</b>• <b><br>Anti-Donald Trump protesters march on cities across Britain</b>• <b><br>Trump 'considering reversing LGBT rights reforms'</b>• <b><br>More than 1.5m people sign petition urging scrapping of</b> …

Donald Trump