NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' government spokesman says authorities have arrested a Turkish Kurd against whom Germany has launched criminal proceedings for "terrorist activities."
Burmese refugee family to get home from Habitat for Humanity
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Marry Naing grew up in a refugee camp in Thailand. No one had cars. There were no big buildings. There was no electricity. When she looks back on her childhood, she remembers being hungry all the time. They didn't even have money for food.
When she got older, she could afford to go the camp's small market. She could buy some meat and vegetables and cook them over the fire she built.
Turkish political refugees flock to Germany, seeking safety
BERLIN (AP) — The Turkish judge sits in a busy cafe in a big German city. Thirteen months ago, he was a respected public servant in his homeland. Now he is heartbroken and angry over the nightmarish turn of events that brought him here.
The day after a 2016 coup attempt shook Turkey, he was blacklisted along with thousands of other judges and prosecutors. The judge smiles, sadly, as he recounts hiding at a friend's home, hugging his crying son goodbye and paying smugglers to get him to safety.