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Sunday, January 14, 2018
- With Greater Economic Strength, India Believes Its 'Time Has Come'
"I don't think India wants to be a formal U.S. ally," says Alyssa Ayres, author of Our Time Has Come: How India Is Making Its Place in the World. "It sees alliance relationships as too constraining."
- Pro-Russian Incumbent Wins First Round In Czech Presidential Election
Czech President Milos Zeman has spoken in support of Vladimir Putin and was an early supporter of Donald Trump. Pro-European challenger Jiri Drahos will face him in a runoff election later this month.
Saturday, January 13, 2018
- A New Approach To Refugees: Pay Them To Go Home
Even though the refugee crisis in Europe reached its peak two years ago, countries are still trying to figure out what to do with the more than 150,000 refugees who want to stay in the E.U.
- President Trump's Idea Of Good And Bad Immigrant Countries Has A Historical Precedent
In part, Trump's recent vulgar slur appeared to be favoring the revival of a discriminatory immigration policy abolished by the U.S. Congress more than 50 years ago.
- Syria Violence Sends Thousands of Civilians Fleeing 'De-Escalation Zone'
More than 100,000 civilians have had to flee homes and refugee camps because of violence in Idlib province. "Barrel bombs are just falling on the heads of these people," says a civil defense worker.
- A History Of When The U.S. Chose Immigrants By Their Country Of Origin
President Trump's suggestion that some countries produce more desirable immigrants than others echoes thinking popular nearly 100 years ago, when visas were allocated on the basis of national origin.
- What's Next For Salvadorans In The U.S.
The U.S. is ending the temporary protected status designation for nearly 200,000 Salvadorans. Journalist Carlos Dada of the website El Faro tells NPR's Scott Simon about the situation in El Salvador.
- The Forgotten Needs Of Refugees From Hurricane Irma
Finding a place to live is just the start. A doctor shares his experiences with two hurricane refugees.
- 'Rapists,' 'Huts': Trump's Racist Dog Whistles Aren't New
On Thursday, President Trump described Haiti and most of Africa with a vulgar term. Here's why that shouldn't surprise you.
- 'I Got It Wrong,' U.S. Ambassador Says About Muslim 'No-Go Zones' In The Netherlands
After initially expressing "regrets and my apology," he told a Dutch newspaper that comments he made in 2015 about Muslims burning politicians in the Netherlands were "just wrong."
Friday, January 12, 2018
- Trump Wishes We Had More Immigrants From Norway. Turns Out We Once Did
Back in the 19th century, Norwegians began coming to the United States in droves. And they were among the poorest of the poor.
- U.S. Ambassador To Panama Resigns, Saying He Can't Serve Trump
John Feeley's resignation is not a response to President Trump's reportedly vulgar remarks on African countries. Feeley, a career diplomat, had already informed U.S officials before the comments.
- 'Africa Tech' Is Hard To Find At CES — But Worth Looking For
The entrepreneurs at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas have some interesting ideas. But what about the follow-through?
- President Trump 'Wrong' To Call London Embassy Area An 'Off Location,' Residents Say
Trump canceled a trip to open the new U.S. Embassy and complained that it was in an undesirable location. The revitalized area of south London includes multimillion-dollar waterfront apartments.
- In Africa, Government Leaders, Pan-African Organizations Condemn Trump's Comments
President Trump's now disavowed comments regarding immigrants from African countries has provoked anger and incredulity across social media and from African leaders. Many called his comment reprehensible and racist.
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