Political refugees

March 18, 2017 - 4:48 pm
FRANCE-AIRPORT SHOOTING Officials: Attacker snatched assault gun from soldier, aiming to shoot people PARIS (AP) — French officials are providing new details of today's attack on a soldier at Orly Airport near Paris. Paris prosecutor Francois Molins says a man held a pistol to the female soldier's...
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Bodies of Somali migrants, killed in attack by a helicopter while traveling in a boat off the coast of Yemen, lie on the ground at Hodeida, Yemen, Friday, Mar. 17, 2017. A helicopter gunship attacked a boat packed with Somali migrants off the coast of Yemen overnight Thursday, killing at least 31 people, according to a U.N. agency, Yemeni officials and a survivor who witnessed the attack. (AP Photo/Abdel-Karim Muhammed)
March 18, 2017 - 2:43 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's government on Saturday blamed the Saudi-led coalition for Friday's attack on a boat that killed at least 42 Somali refugees, calling the assault by a military vessel and a helicopter gunship "horrific." Somalia urged the U.S.-supported coalition to investigate...
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President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel participate in a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 17, 2017 - 2:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (all times local): 2:45 p.m. President Donald Trump says his White House shouldn't be blamed for quoting a Fox News analyst who accused British intelligence of helping former President Barack Obama...
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March 17, 2017 - 12:41 pm
TRUMP-MERKEL Trump meets Merkel for talks on thorny issues WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is discussing a myriad of topics with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a key European leader he harshly criticized for opening the door to refugees from Syria. The two leaders posed for...
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Bodies of Somali migrants, killed in attack by a helicopter while traveling in a boat off the coast of Yemen, lie on the ground at Hodeida, Yemen, Friday, Mar. 17, 2017. A helicopter gunship attacked a boat packed with Somali migrants off the coast of Yemen overnight Thursday, killing at least 31 people, according to a U.N. agency, Yemeni officials and a survivor who witnessed the attack. (AP Photo/Abdel-Karim Muhammed)
March 17, 2017 - 12:37 pm
HODEIDA, Yemen (AP) — A military vessel and a helicopter gunship attacked a boat packed with Somali refugees off the coast of Yemen overnight Friday, killing at least 42 people, according to a U.N. agency, Yemeni officials and a survivor who witnessed the attack. Yemen's Shiite rebels accused the...
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March 17, 2017 - 11:58 am
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Yemen and the attack on a refugee boat off its Red Sea coast that killed more than 40 people (all times local): 5 p.m. A top official with the U.N.'s migration agency says 42 bodies have been recovered following a military attack on a boat carrying...
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March 17, 2017 - 9:43 am
HODEIDA, Yemen (AP) — A helicopter gunship attacked a boat packed with Somali migrants off the coast of Yemen overnight Thursday, killing at least 31 people, according to a U.N. agency, Yemeni officials and a survivor who witnessed the attack. Yemen's Shiite rebels accused the Saudi-led air...
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March 17, 2017 - 8:03 am
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A boat packed with Somali migrants came under attack overnight off Yemen's coast close to a strategic Red Sea strait that killed 31 people, a U.N. agency and a Yemeni medical official said Friday. According to the International Organization for Migration, the victims carried...
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March 17, 2017 - 7:59 am
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A boat packed with Somali migrants came under attack overnight off Yemen's coast close to a strategic Red Sea strait that killed 31 people, a U.N. agency and a Yemeni medical official said Friday. According to the International Organization for Migration, the victims carried...
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March 17, 2017 - 6:26 am
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A rebel-run news agency in Yemen says an airstrike in the Red Sea near a key strait has hit a boat carrying Somali refugees, killing and wounding dozens. The SABA agency, controlled by the Shiite Houthi rebels, says Friday's airstrikes took place off the coast of Hodeida...
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