FIFA boss Gianni Infantino criticized for his speech on Qatar’s human rights ahead of the World Cup

CNN – FIFA President Gianni Infantino’s nearly hour-long speech on the eve of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar has been described as “crass” and an “insult” to migrant workers by human rights groups. In an explosive monologue at the start of a news conference in Doha, Infantino – the boss of world soccer’s governing … Read more

‘Avalanche’ of immigrants waiting to enter the US when Title 42 ends

Immigrants denied entry to the US are gathering on the Mexican side of the southern border, preparing for the end of Title 42, a pandemic-era policy that barred migrants from entering the country. Venezuelan asylum seeker Samuel Guerra told The Post he plans to be among an “avalanche” of immigrants he predicts will enter the … Read more

‘Avalanche’ of immigrants waiting to enter the US when Title 42 ends

Immigrants denied entry to the US are gathering on the Mexican side of the southern border, preparing for the end of Title 42, a pandemic-era policy that barred migrants from entering the country. Venezuelan asylum seeker Samuel Guerra told The Post he plans to be among an “avalanche” of immigrants he predicts will enter the … Read more

5 things to know for November 16: Trump, NASA, Immigration, Ukraine, Cold weather

CNN – Apple launched a new iPhone feature this week that promises to let users contact emergency dispatchers when cell phone service is unavailable. It functions using a network of satellites orbiting above the Earth at 16,000 mph. When CNN tested the tool’s reliability, it showed lifesaving potential – but also revealed some significant caveats. … Read more

Meloni and Macron clash over migrants – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. ROME – Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni has accused France of betrayal, as the two governments clash over who should take rescue boats full of migrants. Paris froze plans to take in 3,500 migrants from Italy, part of a European redistribution deal, and suggested … Read more

US extends temporary legal status of 337,000 immigrants through 2024 amid court battle

The Biden administration on Thursday said it would extend the deportation protections and work permits of an estimated 337,000 immigrants from El Salvador, Nicaragua, Nepal and Honduras through the summer of 2024, preempting a court decision that could have led to their legal status expiring next year . The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said … Read more

Alaa Abd El-Fattah: How a second nationality became an Egyptian activist’s last hope for freedom

Abu Dhabi and Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt CNN – For some political detainees in Egypt, a second nationality can be a matter of life or death, especially when pressure from Western governments becomes the last hope for possible freedom. In Egypt, the plight of a prominent British-Egyptian activist currently on hunger strike in prison is the … Read more

‘Comeback kid’ Lars Løkke Rasmussen at the center of Danish politics once again – POLITICO

COPENHAGEN – Danish politics has a new kingmaker, if not a new king. As the Danes head to the ballot boxes on Tuesday, former Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s new party has surged into third place in the polls — projected to win 21 out of the 179 parliamentary seats on offer. But more importantly, … Read more

Sunak’s wealth and right-wing politics mean he is far from representative, British Asians say

London CNN – Orange and pink fireworks colored the skies over south London on Monday, as members of the local South Asian community celebrated Diwali. This year, the holiday aligned with Rishi Sunak, 42, becoming Britain’s first prime minister of Indian descent, as Hindus like him celebrated the festival of lights. Sunak’s rise to power … Read more

US-Mexico border: A powerful photo shows a new reality

CNN – It’s a striking image that reveals one family’s struggle and a major change at the US-Mexico border. A Venezuelan father’s eyes well up with tears, and his 4-year-old son tries to wipe them away. The photo – taken in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, this week by Reuters photographer José Luis González – shows a … Read more