Although many Republicans are optimistic about their chances in this year’s elections, some of Washington’s leading conservatives gathered Thursday to privately vent frustrations about what kind of party they will be left with after November.
WASHINGTON — A former Salvadoran general accused of overseeing the torture and killing of thousands of civilians during a 12-year civil war appealed a U.S. deportation order Thursday on the grounds that his nation’s anti-communist campaign was backed and funded … Continue reading
Voters in Switzerland narrowly backed a proposal to limit immigration Sunday, in a blow for the government after it had warned that the measure could harm the Swiss economy and relations with the European Union.
GENEVA (AP) — A second round of peace talks between the Syrian government and the opposition bogged down quickly Monday in recriminations about who was responsible for escalating violence that has killed hundreds in the past few days and disrupted … Continue reading
BOCHAROV RUCHEI, Russia, Feb 8 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, who is facing mass protests and economic turmoil at home, held a one-on-one meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin in Sochi on the day of the opening of the Winter … Continue reading
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Thousands are protesting in Bosnia for a sixth day, demanding that politicians resign and a new government of non-partisan experts be put in to address the country’s nearly 40 percent unemployment and rampant corruption.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has canceled for a second time its invitation for a senior U.S. envoy to visit the country to discuss a long-detained American’s possible release, the State Department said Monday.
Washington — The Obama administration has eased the rules for would-be asylum-seekers, refugees and others who hope to come to the United States or stay here and who gave “limited” support to terrorists or terrorist groups.
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), one of the lawmakers who brokered the Senate immigration bill, on Sunday proposed a new idea for getting Republican leaders on board with passing immigration reform this year.
The Obama administration’s use of an executive directive to ease the rules for people trying to enter the United States or stay in the country even though they have given “limited” support to terrorists or terror groups is causing problems … Continue reading