Category Archives: Legal and Judicial

El Salvador Asks US Government for TPS Extension

WASHINGTON � El Salvador's government has asked the Trump administration to extend Temporary Protected Status to nearly 200,000 of its nationals living in the United States, the country's foreign minister announced Friday.

In a one-on-one …

SOUTH AFRICA PLEDGES 8.0 MLN RAND AID FOR SIERRA LEONE

PRETORIA, South Africa has pledged 8.0 million Rand (about 606,000 US dollars) to assist Sierra Leone following deadly mudslides in the country which have claimed the lives of more than 400 people, says International Relations …

News in Brief 24 August 2017 (AM)

Europe: Refugee and migrant arrivals drop but dangers persist, says UNHCR

Despite a decline in the arrival of refugees and migrants in Europe, the likelihood of death on the journey to the continent is still …

SIERRA LEONE BURIES 461 MUDSLIDE VICTIMS, MORE STILL MISSING

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone has buried 461 victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on the edge of the capital this week, an official at the central morgue said.

Rescue workers continued bringing bodies to …

UN AGENCIES STEPS UP AID TO MORE THAN 3,000 DISPLACED IN FLOOD-HIT SIERRA LEONE

FREETOWN, United Nations agencies are stepping up efforts to aid displaced families affected by the deadly flooding and landslides in Sierra Leon's capital, Freetown, and surrounding areas.

The scale of the damage is unprecedented, said …

Mass Burials Begin in Sierra Leone After Massive Mudslides

Mass burials will begin Thursday for victims of mudslides and floods that took place earlier this week, and officials fear more death and destruction is imminent.

The death toll from the disaster has risen to …

Mass Burials Begin in Sierra Leone After Massive Mudslides

Mass burials will begin Thursday for victims of mudslides and floods that took place earlier this week, and officials fear more death and destruction is imminent.

The death toll from the disaster has risen to …

BASSIL CABLES CONDOLENCES TO BARRY ON BURKINA FASO TERROR ATTACK VICTIMS

Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Gebran Bassil, cabled on Wednesday the Foreign Minister of Burkina Faso, Alpha Barry, offering condolences on the victims of the terrorist attack that targeted a restaurant in Ouagadougou.

Minister Bassil voiced …