The new Canadian government has agreed to admit 25.000 Syrian refugees to the country. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was at the airport to personally greet the first arrivals. The newcomers are going to cities across the country.
Most of the refugees arriving in Melilla, a Spanish exclave in Northern Africa, are Syrians, Yemenis and Algerians. But no blacks apply for asylum at the border. Why is that? Santiago Saez reports from Melilla.
The Trump administration has allowed the resumption of refugee admissions into the US under new stricter screening rules. Arrivals from 11 nations will remain blocked from entry, pending a 90-day review.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has condemned the non-fatal stabbing of a policeman in Edmonton on Saturday as a "terrorist attack." Police said they found a flag of the "Islamic State" at the scene.
The US has sharply reduced the cap on the number of refugees it will resettle. But officials say it is still much more generous than its allies.
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