WASHINGTON Just 108 of the thousands of unaccompanied minors illegally crossing the US border have been granted asylum in 2014, in a process that often takes more than a year, Congress heard.
LONDON British Prime Minister David Cameron has unveiled plans to halve the time during which EU migrants with no realistic job prospects can claim benefits in the UK.
SANAA Hundreds of angry protesters took to the streets across several Yemeni cities yesterday as a government decision to raise fuel prices in the impoverished country came into effect.
CONAKRY At least 33 people died and dozens more were hurt on Tuesday night in a stampede at a rap concert on a beach in the Guinean capital Conakry, prompting a week of national mourning.
CARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his Paraguayan counterpart Horacio Cartes have agreed to strengthen bilateral economic ties between the two countries.
BOGOTA Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos has warned the leftist FARC rebels could cause a breakdown of peace talks after a bombing of an electric tower left 450,000 people without power.
CRAIOVA, Romania Romania s left- wing Prime Minister Victor Ponta has announced he will run for president in November, in a speech to some 5,000 supporters.