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Mexican asylum seekers set their sights north — on Canada

It has been harder for Mexicans to seek asylum in the U.S. since the start of the pandemic. Despite the risk of rejection, though, the surge in Mexicans seeking refugee status in Canada persists.

published : 27 Nov 2022

Italian rescuers search for missing in island landslide

The massive landslide before dawn on Saturday was triggered by exceptional rainfall and sent a mass of mud and debris hurtling down a mountainside toward the port of Casamicciola.

published : 27 Nov 2022

Pakistan: Imran Khan claims three shooters tried to kill him in Wazirabad

The chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party suffered bullet injuries in the right leg when the gunmen fired at him in Punjab's Wazirabad area on November 3.

published : 27 Nov 2022

Misleading, blatant lies: Pakistan Army rejects claims about Gen Bajwa, family's assets

According to FactFocus' report, the current market value of the known assets and the business of the army chief, both within and outside Pakistan, amounted to Rs 12.7 billion.

published : 27 Nov 2022

North Korea: Kim's daughter appears again, heating up succession debate

Revealing the young Ju Ae came as a huge surprise to foreign experts, as Kim Jong Un and his father Kim Jong Il were both first mentioned in state media dispatches after they became adults.

published : 27 Nov 2022

Exploring a memory: British designer recreates a dress for princess Diana

She wanted to show another side of Diana, who she believes has been misrepresented by “The Crown,” the popular Netflix series that has brought the story of the princess and her ill-fated marriage.

published : 27 Nov 2022

'Anti-hijab' protest row: Iran releases footballer, prominent dissident on bail

The arrest on Thursday of Ghafouri, who is Kurdish and had spoken out in support of the protests, had sparked an outcry as the Iranian team plays in the World Cup in Doha.

published : 27 Nov 2022

Qatar's migrant workers enjoy World Cup on the cheap

The stadium has become a daily draw for thousands of the poorest workers who live in nearby dormitories away from Doha's glitzy shopping malls and restaurants.

published : 27 Nov 2022

'Forgotten' Afghan stories highlighted in two new films from Netflix, Nat Geo

"We've forgotten about this story -- when was the last time we discussed the war in Afghanistan, or read an article about it?" said "Retrograde" director Matthew Heineman.

published : 27 Nov 2022

Kim vows North Korea to have world's most powerful nuclear force

The UN Security Council has passed nearly a dozen resolutions imposing sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear and missile activity since 2006.

published : 27 Nov 2022

US authorizes Chevron to pump oil in Venezuela again after govt, opposition ink deal

Maduro praised the deal on Twitter, saying it "opens the way for a new chapter for Venezuela, to keep advancing towards the peace and well-being that all Venezuelans yearn for."

published : 27 Nov 2022

Former US president Trump blasted for dinner with 'white supremacist' Kanye West

Ye, who says he, too, is running for president in 2024, has made his own series of antisemitic comments in recent weeks, leading to his suspension from social media platforms.

published : 27 Nov 2022

Amid protests against 'zero-Covid' lockdown, China loosens some curbs

The demonstrations, as well as public anger online, are the latest signs of building frustration with China’s intense approach to controlling Covid.

published : 27 Nov 2022

Civilians escape Kherson after Russian strikes on Ukraine's freed city

Days of intensive shelling by Russian forces prompted a bittersweet exodus: Many civilians were happy that their city had been won back, but lamented that they couldn't stay.

published : 27 Nov 2022

Cyber attack hits Iran’s Fars news agency  

Iran has been rocked by protests since Amini’s death in custody on September 16, after her arrest for an alleged breach of the country’s dress code for women.

published : 27 Nov 2022