Exclusive: Immigration judges headed to 12 U.S. cities to speed deportations
The U.S. Justice Department is developing plans to temporarily reassign immigration judges from around the country to 12 cities to speed up deportations of illegal immigrants who have been charged with crimes, according to two administration officials.
EU scales-up its response to the drought in Somalia
Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica announced today additional EU support to respond to the crises in South Sudan, Somalia and its neighbouring countries, during an official visit to the African Union.
UNHCR slams attack on Somali refugee boat off Yemen
UNHCR is appalled by the deaths of refugees after a boat carrying them across the Red Sea from Yemen to Sudan was reportedly attacked overnight on Thursday during hostilities off the governorate of Al Hudaydah on Yemen’s west coast.
Mogadishu Court decision lets Somali lady to resume her job
Benadir Regional Court had summoned the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to answer a case of Harassmment and wrongful dismissal as well unreasonable and unduly insensitive manner of abusing its representative in Mogadishu.
Somali pirates demand ransom for oil tanker, EU force says
Armed men are demanding a ransom for the release of an oil tanker they have seized off the coast of Somalia and the crew is being held captive, the European Union anti-piracy operation in the region announced late Tuesday.
Arab League Chief Calls for Urgent Arab Action to Aid Somalia
The Arab League Secretary General Dr. Ahmed Aboul Ghait called for an urgent Arab action to aid Somalia and for mobilizing financial and relief assistance required to address the grave humanitarian consequences resulting from the drought plaguing the country.