French elections 2017

France votes: 'Left and right have completely failed'

Feminist activist Salika Amara, who set up the Paris suburbs' first female theatre group, discusses the state of France.

France votes: 'Left and right have completely failed'

United States

Will the US try to send 50,000 people back to Haiti?

After the 2010 earthquake, many Haitians were granted special status in the US. Now their future hangs in the balance.

Will the US try to send 50,000 people back to Haiti?

Immigration

US judge halts Trump's plan to punish sanctuary cities

Judge says US government cannot punish jurisdictions that do not cooperate with immigration authorities.

Trump order on sanctuary city funding blocked in court

Immigration

Australia announces tougher new exams for citizenship

Foreigners will now have to undergo an 'Australian values' test and take a stricter exam for English competency.

Immigration

Syrians have been in the US all along, Donald Trump

Syrians have woven themselves into the fabric of American society since the late 19th century. Here are their stories.

Syrians have been in the US all along, Donald Trump

Afghanistan

Afghan who served US military detained by ICE

Calls for end of three-week detention of 'Abdul' who worked with American forces in Afghanistan and holds a valid visa.

Afghan who served US military detained by ICE

Opinion

Can resettlement prevent irregular migration?

Accessible resettlement programmes for refugees in Africa can curb irregular immigration to the West and save lives.

Nassim Majidi

by Nassim Majidi
- Jessica Hagen-Zanker

Nassim Majidi

Opinion

Syria's green buses: Symbol of a seismic shift

Less dramatic than the barrel bombs and less celebrated than the White Helmets but Syria’s green buses are still iconic.

James Denselow

by James Denselow

James Denselow

Muslim Ban

Trump administration appeals block of travel ban

US government begins its legal battle to reinstate immigration order courts ruled discriminated against Muslims.

Trump administration appeals block of travel ban

Opinion

Artificial intelligence will delete nationalism

AI-enabled fully fluent live audio translation may bring the end of the nation state as we know it.

Nabil Al-Khowaiter

by Nabil Al-Khowaiter

Nabil Al-Khowaiter

Muslim Ban

US judge blocks revised Trump travel ban

Temporary restraining order from Hawaiian judge prevents new travel ban from going into effect on Thursday.

Muslim Ban

How could Hawaii block Trump's travel ban?

A constitutional law scholar explains how a federal court could put the US president's immigration order on hold.

Trump's travel ban: How could Hawaii block it?

Human Rights

Are Morocco and EU heading towards a political impasse?

Europe depends heavily on Morocco for cooperation on two most important concerns: Migration and counterterrorism.

Are Morocco and EU heading towards a political impasse?

Inside Story

Will Donald Trump's travel ban serve any purpose?

US president issues new travel ban after courts struck down his previous order.

Immigration

Sikh man shot in US, told to 'go back to your country'

Attack in Washington state follows killing of Indian engineer in Kansas last month.

Sikh man shot in US, told to 'go back to your country'