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Donald Trump's rocky first month

It has been a turbulent month since Donald Trump took charge as the 45th US President on the 20th January.

It has been a turbulent month since Donald Trump took charge as the 45th US President on the 20th January.

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Huge pro-refugee protest in Barcelona

On Saturday around 160,000 people took to the streets of Barcelona in protest at how many refugees Spain has accepted.

On Saturday around 160,000 people took to the streets of Barcelona in protest at how many refugees Spain has accepted.

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USA : "Day Without Immigrants" a country-wide strike

Businesses close their doors in solidarity as thousands strike across US cities protesting President Donald Trump's hard stance on immigration

Businesses close their doors in solidarity as thousands strike across US cities protesting President Donald Trump's hard stance on immigration

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EU migrant crisis: Austria hails Balkan border cooperation

On a visit to Belgrade on Monday, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz praised Serbia and other countries in the region for their help last year in closing the so-called Balkan route used by migra

On a visit to Belgrade on Monday, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz praised Serbia and other countries in the region for their help last year in closing the so-called Balkan route used by migra

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Switzerland votes to ease citizenship rules

Swiss voters have approved a relaxation of their country’s citizenship rules, dismissing suggestions from the far-right that the move could pose a security…

Swiss voters have approved a relaxation of their country’s citizenship rules, dismissing suggestions from the far-right that the move could pose a security…

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Swiss vote on citizenship rights and tax breaks

Switzerland is holding a referendum on making it easier for people born in the country to become citizens. It is opposed by a right-wing party.

Switzerland is holding a referendum on making it easier for people born in the country to become citizens. It is opposed by a right-wing party.

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Hungarian PM: we welcome refugees fleeing Germany, France and Italy

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban has offered to open up his country to refugees – but only those seeking sanctuary from the liberal policies of western…

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban has offered to open up his country to refugees – but only those seeking sanctuary from the liberal policies of western…

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US: Trump could issue new travel ban order

US president Donald Trump says he is considering a new travel ban executive order – and it could be issued as early as next week.

US president Donald Trump says he is considering a new travel ban executive order – and it could be issued as early as next week.

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Can Trump win his fight with the judiciary?

Less than a month in office and Donald Trump is already in a showdown with the judiciary that could go right the way to the Supreme Court.

Less than a month in office and Donald Trump is already in a showdown with the judiciary that could go right the way to the Supreme Court.

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USA: Mexican mother deported under Trump crackdown

Enforcing the Trump administration’s crackdown on immigration from Mexico, US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has been visiting federal facilities on the southern…

Enforcing the Trump administration’s crackdown on immigration from Mexico, US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has been visiting federal facilities on the southern…

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Italy and Tunisia to tackle terrorism and migration

The two countries strengthen ties to deal with common issues like terrorism, migrant-trafficking, tourism and energy

The two countries strengthen ties to deal with common issues like terrorism, migrant-trafficking, tourism and energy

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Trump ban hits travel to the United States

Travel analysis company ForwardKeys concludes President Donald Trump's travel ban immediately caused a significant drop in bookings to the USA.

Travel analysis company ForwardKeys concludes President Donald Trump's travel ban immediately caused a significant drop in bookings to the USA.

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EU defends Libya deal

The EU’s foreign policy chief has defended a deal to finance migrants camps in Libya.

The EU’s foreign policy chief has defended a deal to finance migrants camps in Libya.

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Passengers take advantage of suspended Trump travel ban to fly to US

The uncertainty caused by the legal tussle over the Trump administration’s travel ban has opened a window for travellers from the seven affected countries to enter the United…

The uncertainty caused by the legal tussle over the Trump administration’s travel ban has opened a window for travellers from the seven affected countries to enter the United…

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Legal tug-of-war brews over Trump administration immigration ban

The government faces a Monday evening deadline to provide the US appeals court with information to justify the ban after a federal judge in Seattle blocked it on Friday.

The government faces a Monday evening deadline to provide the US appeals court with information to justify the ban after a federal judge in Seattle blocked it on Friday.

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White House and US judiciary fight over travel ban

A legal tussle between the White House and the US judiciary over a controversial travel ban returns to the federal appeals court today.

A legal tussle between the White House and the US judiciary over a controversial travel ban returns to the federal appeals court today.

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Scores of migrants rescued off Libya

It comes after at least 1,131 were intercepted near the western Libyan city of Sabratha over the last week. On Friday, EU leaders offered Libya money and other assistance to try to curb the record mig

It comes after at least 1,131 were intercepted near the western Libyan city of Sabratha over the last week. On Friday, EU leaders offered Libya money and other assistance to try to curb the record mig

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EU pledges cash and help to stem migrants from Libyan coast

Fearing a new wave of migrants this Spring, EU leaders – meeting in Malta – have backed new measures to stem the flow of people from the Libyan coast.

Fearing a new wave of migrants this Spring, EU leaders – meeting in Malta – have backed new measures to stem the flow of people from the Libyan coast.

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Rohingya island plan could trigger a human rights catastrophe - activists

Rights campaigners are warning that the Bangladeshi government's plan to relocate thousands of Rohingya refugees to a remote, low-lying island could trigger a humanitarian catastrophe.

Rights campaigners are warning that the Bangladeshi government's plan to relocate thousands of Rohingya refugees to a remote, low-lying island could trigger a humanitarian catastrophe.