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'Thanks, but no thanks' - Norwegians reject Trump's immigration offer

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OSLO (Reuters) - Many Norwegians rejected on Friday a suggestion by U.S. President Donald Trump that they would be more welcome to move to the United States than immigrants from "shithole countries" such as Haiti or African nations.

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Feb 16

Exclusive - Haiti president says many aid organizations hid misconduct

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PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti's president said on Friday that sexual misconduct by staff of British charity Oxfam was only the tip of an "iceberg" and called for investigations into Doctors Without Borders and other aid organizations…

Feb 14

Zuma quits as President of South Africa

Reuters / World

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Jacob Zuma resigned as President of South Africa on Wednesday, heeding orders by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) to bring an end to his nine scandal-plagued years in power.

Feb 14

Haiti may revoke Oxfam's right to operate in the country - minister

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PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - The Haitian government could revoke British charity Oxfam's right to operate in the disaster-stricken Caribbean island, a senior government official said, potentially deepening the crisis that has engulfed the…

Jan 12

Trump denies vulgar remarks about Haiti, African countries; condemnation mounts

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facing strong condemnation at home and abroad, U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday denied using the word "shithole" to describe Haiti and African countries, but kept up criticism of a Senate immigration plan that…

Jan 12

Trump denies vulgar remarks about Haiti, African countries; condemnation mounts

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facing strong condemnation at home and abroad, U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday denied using the word "shithole" to describe Haiti and African countries, but kept up criticism of a Senate immigration plan that…

Jan 12

Haiti 'shocked' by Trump comments, summons U.S. envoy

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PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti on Friday expressed shock at reports that U.S. President Donald Trump referred to the Caribbean nation as a "shithole," and summoned the top U.S. diplomat in the country for an explanation.

Jan 12

Trump questions taking immigrants from 'shithole countries', sources say

Reuters

President Donald Trump questions why the United States would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as “shithole countries,” according sources. Ryan Brooks reports.

Dec 18

South Africa's Ramaphosa wins election as ANC president

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was elected leader of the African National Congress on Monday in a close-run vote that will set the direction for the country and the scandal-plagued party that has…

Jun 22

New citizens start lives in Canada as country seeks immigrants

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CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - At citizenship ceremonies across the country, new Canadians began a fresh chapter in their lives last month in a land they chose for what they saw as its diversity, safety and opportunity.

Apr 21

Trump administration may change rules that allow terror victims to immigrate to U.S.

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NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When Raj, a Sri Lankan fisherman, sought refuge in the United States in 2005, he had precisely the kind of fear of returning home that U.S. asylum laws require.

Sep 22

Putin's close friend: Donald Trump will be next U.S. president

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - One of Vladimir Putin's closest friends said on Thursday he believed Donald Trump would be the next president of the United States and that Western leaders were no match for the Russian president.

May 19

Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump unqualified to be president

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton said on Thursday Republican candidate Donald Trump is unqualified to be president of the United States.

Apr 15

Haiti will miss election deadline, no date for new president

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PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti will not meet a deadline to complete its presidential election by April 24, the top election official said on Thursday, without giving a new date to hold the already delayed vote in the impoverished…

Mar 1

Wall Street's big short: President Donald J. Trump

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Add the juggernaut that is Donald J. Trump to the list of what-ifs that is worrying Wall Street.

Feb 8

Haiti's mood grim as president leaves with no replacement, Carnival delayed

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Michel Martelly stepped down as Haitian president on Sunday, leaving a deeply divided country in the hands of a disputed interim government, while the first day of Carnival celebrations was canceled as violent…

Aug 16

Trump says he'd deport undocumented immigrants as U.S. president

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential contender Donald Trump would deport all undocumented immigrants and rescind U.S. President Barack Obama's executive orders on immigration if he is elected to the White House, he said in an…

Apr 21

South Africa sends soldiers to anti-immigrant hotspots

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa sent soldiers on Tuesday to help stop anti-immigrant violence in areas of Durban and Johannesburg where at least seven people have been killed in the past three weeks.

Apr 19

South Africa's "Rainbow Nation" turns dark as immigrant attacks rise

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - When he heard angry screams and the hammering of hatchets on the door of his shack last week, Malawian Folias Sakai thought he was about to become the eighth person to be killed in anti-immigrant attacks that have…

Apr 17

South Africa seeks diplomatic support to defeat anti-immigrant unrest

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South Africa seeks diplomatic support from countries across the continent to defeat the "demon" of anti-immigrant violence which has left at least four people dead over the past two weeks. Mana Rabiee reports.

Apr 17

South Africa seeks diplomatic support to defeat anti-immigrant unrest

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PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa sought diplomatic support from countries across the continent on Friday to defeat the "demon" of anti-immigrant violence in which at least four people have been killed over the past fortnight.