An Iraqi Kurdish family mourns the death of a shipwreck victim | immigration news

In a simple home in northeastern Iraq, the parents of 24-year-old Maryam Nouri Hama Amin mourn the loss of their daughter who drowned while trying to reach her fiancé in the UK. “She wanted a better life,” said her father, Nuri Hama Amin, still in shock, just days after his daughter disappeared into the frigid… Continue reading An Iraqi Kurdish family mourns the death of a shipwreck victim | immigration news

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Several Asian countries pledged at the summit to provide additional support to Afghanistan

Leaders from a handful of Asian countries She pledged aid to Afghanistan during Sunday’s summit, stressing the need for outside support as the new Taliban government grapples with poverty, food insecurity and an economic crisis. Leaders from Iran, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Pakistan — members of the Economic Cooperation Organization — said during Sunday’s summit in… Continue reading Several Asian countries pledged at the summit to provide additional support to Afghanistan

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South African President calls for lifting of travel ban on Omicron | News

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on countries to “urgently” cancel “scientifically unjustified” travel restrictions linked to the discovery of a new type of coronavirus. His comments on Sunday came as the highly mutated variant – called Omicron – continued to spread around the world, with new cases identified in the Netherlands, Denmark and… Continue reading South African President calls for lifting of travel ban on Omicron | News

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Fauci returns to Cruz over COVID allegations about Chinese lab

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the government’s top infectious disease expert, criticized Senator Ted Cruz for suggesting that Fauci be investigated over comments he made about COVID-19 and said the Texas Republican’s criticism was an attack on science. “Should I be prosecuted? What happened on January 6, senator?” Fauci, President Joe Biden’s chief medical advisor, said in… Continue reading Fauci returns to Cruz over COVID allegations about Chinese lab

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Ethiopian government forces control code: government media | News

Bodies were seen “everywhere in the streets” of the town in the Afar region with the island reaching exclusively the front lines of the escalating conflict. Ethiopian state radio said government forces are in control of the town of Shifra in the Afar region, its first major control since Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said earlier… Continue reading Ethiopian government forces control code: government media | News

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Israel allows 3,000 Ethiopian Jews to immigrate

Jerusalem (AFP) – The Israeli government on Sunday approved the immigration of several thousand Jews from war-torn Ethiopia, some of whom have waited decades to join their relatives in Israel. The decision took a step toward resolving an issue that has long complicated the government’s relations with the country’s Ethiopian community. About 140,000 Ethiopian Jews… Continue reading Israel allows 3,000 Ethiopian Jews to immigrate

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Morocco suspends all incoming flights over Omicron News

The government committee says the decision was made due to the rapid spread of the new variant “in Europe and Africa”. Morocco said it will halt incoming passenger flights for two weeks as concern grows about a new, highly variable type of coronavirus called Omicron. A government committee tasked with overseeing the country’s response to… Continue reading Morocco suspends all incoming flights over Omicron News

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Sudan says six soldiers were killed in fighting on the border with Ethiopia

Cairo (AFP) – The Sudanese armed forces said on Sunday that six of their forces were killed in battles in the border area with Ethiopia. This came a day after the army claimed that the Ethiopian army and militia forces attacked the border area of ​​Al-Fashiqa, a disputed agricultural area that stretches between the two… Continue reading Sudan says six soldiers were killed in fighting on the border with Ethiopia

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Will Gambians get justice after Barrow deal with Jammeh Party? | News

With Gambia’s much-anticipated December 4 election looming, the stakes are high for the victims of former President Yahya Jammeh’s reign who – five years after his historic defeat at the ballot box – have yet to see the perpetrators brought to justice. The names of officials accused of bearing the greatest responsibility for the gross… Continue reading Will Gambians get justice after Barrow deal with Jammeh Party? | News

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Fire eaters and dancers on the occasion of the event

Men dressed as lions at the show Fire-eating artists, elaborate face painting, and pedestrians on stilts celebrated the second edition of Senegal’s Great Dakar Carnival, which showcases the country’s culture. The event, which runs from Friday to Sunday, falls on the last weekend of November and coincides with the tourist season in Senegal. Senegal is… Continue reading Fire eaters and dancers on the occasion of the event

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‘Absolute chaos’ in South Africa as flights suspended over Omicron | Corona virus pandemic news

Johannesburg, South Africa – Disbelief and confusion prevailed over South Africa with the announcement of the discovery of Omicron COVID-19 variable flights and raised fears of a severe shutdown in Africa’s most developed economies. Flights from the country to the US, UK and countries in Europe were quickly banned after South African scientists officially announced… Continue reading ‘Absolute chaos’ in South Africa as flights suspended over Omicron | Corona virus pandemic news

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The Supreme Court is going to fight abortion all or nothing

Washington (AFP) – Both sides tell the Supreme Court there is no middle ground in Wednesday’s standoff over abortion. Judges can either reassert or eliminate the constitutional right to abortion. Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling declaring abortion nationwide, faces its most serious challenge in 30 years in a 6-3 conservative court brought back… Continue reading The Supreme Court is going to fight abortion all or nothing

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Iraq: Court session resumes over the marriage of a 12-year-old girl | Children’s Rights News

Baghdad, Iraq – A court has resumed a case in which a judge was asked to formalize a religious wedding between a 12-year-old girl and a 25-year-old man, sparking fears across Iraq. It was not clear if the ruling would be issued on Sunday. The court in Baghdad’s Kadhimiya district had postponed the case last… Continue reading Iraq: Court session resumes over the marriage of a 12-year-old girl | Children’s Rights News

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The emigrants, camped in Calais, renew their determination to attempt England

CALIS, France (Associated Press) – In makeshift camps in France near Calais and Dunkirk, migrants are digging, waiting for their chance to dash across the English Channel despite at least 27 people dying this week when their boat sank a few miles (kilometres) from the coast French. Police have stepped up patrols in recent days… Continue reading The emigrants, camped in Calais, renew their determination to attempt England

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Swiss vote on COVID-19 law amid spike in infections | Corona virus pandemic news

Voters who vote in the referendum will decide whether Switzerland should impose severe restrictions on the coronavirus. Swiss voters are casting their views on legislation to force the use of a COVID-19 certificate that allows only people who have been vaccinated, recovered or tested negative to attend public events and gatherings. Sunday’s referendum provides a… Continue reading Swiss vote on COVID-19 law amid spike in infections | Corona virus pandemic news

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