Political refugees

Protecting their identity, former Turkish military officers who have been granted asylum in Norway, pose for a photograph in Stavanger, Norway, Monday, April 3, 2017. With bank accounts frozen and successful unblemished military careers as NATO officers have turned to refugee status and they are now considered suspects in July's failed coup in Turkey, so they face the possibility of never returning home. (AP Photo/David Keyton)
April 08, 2017 - 12:20 pm
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norway and Turkey — NATO's northern and southern frontiers in Europe — have been pillars of the Western military alliance for more than 60 years. But the diplomatic temperature between the two has fallen steadily since Turkey recalled dozens of military officers as suspects...
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Protecting their identity, former Turkish military officers who have been granted asylum in Norway, pose for a photograph in Stavanger, Norway, Monday, April 3, 2017. With bank accounts frozen and successful unblemished military careers as NATO officers have turned to refugee status and they are now considered suspects in July's failed coup in Turkey, so they face the possibility of never returning home. (AP Photo/David Keyton)
April 08, 2017 - 11:08 am
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norway and Turkey — NATO's northern and southern frontiers in Europe — have been pillars of the Western military alliance for more than 60 years. But the diplomatic temperature between the two has fallen steadily since Turkey recalled dozens of military officers as suspects...
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In this Friday, March 24, 2017 photo, Cuban Elaide Vilchez carries her one-month-old daughter Emily Melania Garcia during a religious procession adapted to reflect the plight of immigrants, in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, across the border from Laredo, Texas. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
April 07, 2017 - 6:24 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government says it has started the process of giving residency permits to 588 Cuban migrants who have been stranded in the border city of Nuevo Laredo since the U.S. 'changed its immigration policy in January. The National Immigration Institute says the permits don't...
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President Donald Trump and Jordan's King Abdullah II hold a news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 05, 2017 - 5:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration and Syria (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says there's "no doubt in our mind" that the Syrian government under President Bashar Assad's leadership is responsible for what he's calling a "horrific attack."...
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European Union High Representative Federica Mogherini, right, and United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, left, address a round table at an EU Syria conference at the Europa building in Brussels on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. The EU and other nations meet Wednesday to discuss what will be needed to rebuild war-ravaged Syria. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
April 05, 2017 - 1:42 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — International donors pledged $6 billion in aid for war-ravaged Syria on Wednesday as the U.N. Security Council held emergency talks over a suspected chemical attack that killed dozens in a rebel-held province. Donors from more than 70 countries meeting at a conference on Syria in...
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European Union High Representative Federica Mogherini, right, and United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, left, address a round table at an EU Syria conference at the Europa building in Brussels on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. The EU and other nations meet Wednesday to discuss what will be needed to rebuild war-ravaged Syria. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
April 05, 2017 - 10:00 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — International donors pledged billions of dollars in aid for war-ravaged Syria as the U.N. Security Council convened Wednesday for emergency talks over a suspected chemical attack that killed dozens in a rebel-held province. At a donor conference in Brussels, U.N. Secretary-General...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, March 15, 2017, six-year-old South Sudanese refugee Santo, left, stands with his brother in Bidi Bidi camp, northern Uganda. South Sudan is known for its "lost boys," roughly 20,000 orphans who trekked across southern Sudan in the 1980s during the region's struggle for independence, but three decades later there is another lost generation of children whose new nation, barely older than themselves, has been ripped apart by civil war. (AP Photo/Justin Lynch)
April 01, 2017 - 5:16 am
BIDI BIDI, Uganda (AP) — Six-year-old Santo proudly wears a Harvard T-shirt as if he has just been accepted into the elite institution, but its warped lettering, layers of dirt and gaping holes say more about the young refugee's future. After fleeing South Sudan's three-year civil war, Santo and...
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April 01, 2017 - 5:07 am
BIDI BIDI, Uganda (AP) — Six-year-old Santo proudly wears a Harvard T-shirt as if he has just been accepted into the elite institution, but its warped lettering, layers of dirt and gaping holes say more about the young refugee's future. After fleeing South Sudan's three-year civil war, Santo and...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015 file photo, migrants whose boat stalled at sea while crossing from Turkey to Greece swim to approach the shore of the island of Lesbos, Greece. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)
March 30, 2017 - 10:42 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on migrants and asylum-seekers in Europe (all times local): 4:40 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has renewed her praise for Turkey's efforts to take care of refugees and said it's only right for Europe to continue supporting it despite tensions with Ankara...
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Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin speaks outside federal court in Honolulu, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. A federal judge in Hawaii questioned government attorneys Wednesday who urged him to narrow his order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban because suspending the nation's refugee program has no effect on the state. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson is hearing arguments on whether to extend his temporary order until Hawaii's lawsuit works its way through the courts. Even if he does not issue a longer-lasting hold on the ban, his temporary block would stay in place until he rules otherwise. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
March 30, 2017 - 7:19 am
HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge in Hawaii who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban hours before it was set to take effect issued a longer-lasting order Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson held a hearing Wednesday on Hawaii's request to extend his temporary hold...
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