Afghan refugees in Albania wait for US visa
02 March 2022 | 10:20 am
More than 1,000 Afghan refugees living in Albania are waiting for the United States to approve their asylum applications. Many fear that they might be stuck there — and their dreams of a life in the US are fading.
A massive storm system that brought numerous tornadoes has killed at least 21 people across the United States. High winds are still expected as the storms move northeast.
Khalid Aydd Ahmad al-Jabouri, a senior IS leader tied to planned attacks in Europe, was killed in an unknown location in Syria by US forces.
European countries are shutting down their visa- or residency-for-investment schemes, worried about corruption and security. Meanwhile, the Middle East is just getting started in the so-called "citizenship industry."
In an interview with FRANCE 24 in New York, former US counterterrorism czar Richard Alan Clarke described the main threats facing the United States in cyberspace and warned that Russia's cyber weapons could potentially "do a lot of damage" in the US.
US President Joe Biden's administration defended the decision to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan in 2021. It followed almost two decades in the country, and led almost immediately to the Taliban reclaiming power.
Republicans in control of the Tennessee House of Representatives have expelled two Democratic representatives over a gun control demonstration.
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The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and a US conservative think-tank were among the organizations sanctioned by China. The move comes after Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen met with US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.
US and Asian allies urge support for North Korea worker ban
Kamala Harris praised Tennessee lawmakers Justin Jones and Justin Pearson for pushing for stronger action on gun violence. Joe Biden also invited them to the White House.
A Texas court has suspended approval of the abortion pill mifepristone, while a Washington judge ruled in a separate case that access to the drug must be preserved.
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