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TORONTO | The Latest: Canada says UN found Saudi woman faced danger

TORONTO — Jan 12, 2019—The Latest on Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse by her family (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees found that a Saudi woman fleeing alleged family abuse was in a dangerous situation and that Canada was glad to … Continue reading TORONTO | The Latest: Canada says UN found Saudi woman faced danger

BANGKOK | Saudi woman seeking asylum barricades herself in Thailand

BANGKOK — Jan 07, 2019—A Saudi woman who says she is fleeing abuse by her family and wants asylum in Australia barricaded herself in an airport hotel in the Thai capital on Monday and was sending out desperate pleas for help over social media. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun began posting on Twitter late Saturday after her … Continue reading BANGKOK | Saudi woman seeking asylum barricades herself in Thailand

Colombia tightens border control as Venezuela migrants surge

BOGOTA, Colombia/February 08, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — Colombia will tighten control of over its porous border with Venezuela as thousands of migrants fleeing a rapidly deteriorating political and economic crisis escape into the neighboring Andean nation. In a visit to a border city at the epicenter of Colombia’s mounting migration crisis, President Juan Manuel Santos on Thursday announced … Continue reading Colombia tightens border control as Venezuela migrants surge