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Mexico denies responsibility for US migration-related decisions

The Mexican government is not responsible for U.S. migration-related decisions, the Foreign and Interior Ministries said in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s statement.

Iraqi asylum seeker guilty of London Tube bombing

An 18-year-old Iraqi asylum seeker was on Friday found guilty of attempted murder over the botched bombing of a rush-hour London Underground train that injured 30 people.

Cash or custody: Israel kicks off deportation of African migrants

Israel has started handing out notices to 20,000 male African migrants giving them two months to leave the country or risk being thrown in jail, the country’s official websites said on Monday.

Ex-Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi condemns shootings targeting foreigners

Former Prime Minister of Italy Silvio Berlusconi says Italians on Monday condemned the attacks in the central Italian town of Macerata.

Cameroonian gendarmes invade Cross River community

At least more than 80 Cameroonian gendarmes late Monday night crossed the international border between Nigeria and Cameroon and invaded Danare, in Boki Local Government Area of Cross River State.

Australia warns Commonwealth athletes not to overstay visas

Australia on Tuesday warned athletes planning to compete in the Commonwealth Games this April that anyone caught overstaying their visas after the event will be dealt with firmly.

Rep Sani Zorro condemns detention of Cameroonian activists

The chairman of the House of Representatives committee on IDPs, Refugees and Initiatives on North East, Sani Zorro, has condemned the arrest of Cameroonian separatist leaders by the Nigerian government.

Canada to send lawmaker to California to dissuade migrants influx

Canada is sending a Spanish-speaking lawmaker to California to dissuade potential migrants from illegally crossing the border following Washington’s decision to end the temporary protected status of some 200,000 Salvadorans.

Afghan teen tries to drown ex-girlfriend in Berlin river

A 19-year-old Afghan asylum seeker is facing attempted murder charges after allegedly trying to drown his 17-year-old former girlfriend in Berlin’s Havel River, police said on Wednesday.

Victor Moses: From asylum seeker to top Chelsea star

Nigeria and Chelsea winger Victor Moses says it was tough settling down in England after arriving in the country as an asylum seeker.

Israel pushes to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda

Israel plans to deport tens of thousands of asylum seekers to a third country in Africa under threat of indefinite detention, a move that local human rights activists say violates international and Israeli laws.

South Africa opposition rejects call to give Robert Mugabe asylum

South Africa’s opposition party, the Congress of the People (Cope), has rejected calls to offer Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe political asylum in the country.

14 Afghan asylum seekers deported from Germany arrive Kabul

Fourteen rejected Afghan asylum seekers deported from Germany arrived Kabul on Wednesday, the border police spokesman, Ajmal Faisi, said.

200 Turks granted asylum in Germany

Almost 200 Turks with diplomatic passports have been granted asylum in Germany since a failed putsch attempt in Turkey in 2016, the German interior ministry has said on Tuesday.

Kendrick Lamar wins big at MTV Video Music Awards

Kendrick Lamar was the biggest winner of Sunday night at the 2017 MTV VMAs, where he took six of the eight categories he was nominated in.

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Rivers governor dares opponents, donates N20 million at book launch

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Central bank expects 2.38% GDP growth by Q4

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) expects to achieve 2.38 per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate in the fourth quarter of this year.