About 30.000 people returned to Mexico to await asylum hearings under the government's migrant protection protocol program. Photo: Joe Raedle / Getty Images

Court order takes effect on parts of border allowing US asylum rejection

The federal appeals court ruling on Friday will allow the Trump administration to begin rejecting asylum in some

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Zeynu Ababa, 19, sits between two sleeping people at Addis Ababa airport after being deported from Saudi Arabia, from where about 10.000 Ethiopian migrants are expelled each month. Photo: Mulugeta Ayene / AP

Saudi Arabia increases search for illegal immigrants, Ethiopians are the most "hunted"

When police arrested Tayib Mohammed on the southern border of Saudi Arabia, they seized all their possessions and set them ablaze.

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A nurse at a government protest in Hong Kong with one eye covered in honor of a protester who may lose an eye after being shot with a beanbag. Photo: Manan Vatsyayana / AFP / Getty Images

“Eye for an Eye”: Protests in Hong Kong Use Image of Police Injured Woman

Two months after the political crisis in Hong Kong, the faceless, leaderless protest movement found a

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Crystal Liu as Mulan. The actor said he supported Hong Kong police on Chinese social media. Photograph: Lifestyle pictures / Alamy Stock Photo

Mulan star backs Hong Kong police and raises criticism and boycotts of film

Disney's Mulan live action remake faces boycott requests after its star expressed support

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo gives his speech on the state of the nation before Independence Day in Parliament in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, 16 August 2019. Indonesia celebrates the 74 anniversary of its independence from the Netherlands on Saturday, August 17. (Photo: AP Photo / Achmad Ibrahim)

Widodo seeks support to transfer capital to Borneo

On Friday, the Indonesian president called for support to move the overcrowded, sunken and polluted capital of Jakarta,

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