Increasing numbers of people applying for asylum in the European Union are arriving from countries with visa-free travel agreements with the bloc, notably from Latin America, rather than entering without permission, the EU?s asylum agency said Wednesday.
Patients on stretchers crammed the emergency room, while relatives of the dead wailed outside a morgue as injured people continued to pour into a public hospital after three days of clashes between Hindus and Muslims coinciding with U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to India.
Israel’s foreign minister denounced Democratic front-runner Bernie Sanders on Wednesday for what he called his ?horrifying comment' about Jerusalem, saying that those who support Israel would not back Sanders’ presidential candidacy after such remarks.
Iran’s president said Tehran has no immediate plans to quarantine cities over the new coronavirus rapidly spreading across the country, even as the Islamic Republic suffers the highest death toll outside of China with 19 killed amid 139 cases confirmed on Wednesday.
Egypt was preparing to hold a full-honors military funeral Wednesday for the country’s former autocratic President Hosni Mubarak, who for decades was the face of stability in the Middle East but who was ousted from power in the 2011 Arab Spring uprising that swept much of the region.
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