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  • FORT LAUDERDALE/ NEW YORK/ SEATTLE/ VANCOUVER Dec 21- U. S. and Canadian officials have pledged to work with China to track down and repatriate Chinese fugitives living abroad. So far, only one person on China's Operation Sky Net list of 100 most wanted fugitives- 46 of whom were believed to be in the United States and Canada- has been returned to China from either...

  • Bahrain, Manama, Cityscape view

    With resources stretched to their limits and political pressure building in the West, will Gulf countries help absorb migrants?

  • French National Front political party leader Marine Le Pen arrives at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, to attend a meeting with government, main political parties leaders and presidents of the Parliament, November 15, 2015.

    Marine Le Pen's National Front lost election run-offs in three key regions despite topping last week's first round, exit polls showed.

  • ZURICH, Dec 13- Switzerland should let in at least 50,000 immigrants a year even if unemployment rises, the head of the Swiss employers association said, appealing to the right-wing People's Party to be flexible in stemming the influx of foreigners. Switzerland threatened this month to impose unilateral curbs on immigration from the European Union should it...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- Israeli politicians and more than 370,000 Britons urged their governments on Wednesday to bar Donald Trump from their countries after the Republican presidential front-runner said Muslims should be denied entry into the United States. A major chain of Middle East department stores halted sales of the real estate mogul's glitzy " Trump...

  • Will EB-5 changes impact US property investment?

    Chinese property buyers in Miami have doubled yearly since 2013, but not all are looking for citizenship, says Christopher Zoller, president of Miami Residential.

  • *National Front secures best regional election showing. PARIS, Dec 7- France's mainstream political parties were scrambling for a way to stop the rise of the far-right National Front on Monday after its historic first-round lead in regional elections. Boosted by fears over the Islamic State attacks that killed 130 people in Paris on Nov. 13, Marine Le Pen's party...

  • *National Front secures best regional election showing. PARIS, Dec 7- France's mainstream political parties were scrambling for a way to stop the rise of the far-right National Front on Monday after it emerged with an historic first-round lead in regional elections. It also exposed fault lines within both the country's main traditional political groupings...

  • EU interior ministers have agreed to press ahead with plans to suspend the Schengen passport-free travel zone, the FT reports.

  • Move to the Middle East for greater financial rewards

    Countries such as Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia can provide the best financial rewards for expats.

  • Migration a growth opportunity for EU: Spain Fin Min

    Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos, says migrants provide a clear opportunity for European growth.

  • Labor exploitation remains rife in Qatar and authorities are not delivering enough reform, according to Amnesty International.

  • Internally displaced Syrians at a refugee camp near the Turkish border in Atmeh (Qatma), Syria

    As more migrants travel to Europe or are displaced by conflict in the Middle East, another problem has emerged – education.

  • Will Syria affect the US election?

    Alex White, country analysis director for the Economist Intelligence Unit, says voters don't have a lot of confidence in political leaders to address the problem of Syrian refugees.

  • Members of French special police forces of the Research and Intervention Brigade (BRI) work at the scene of the raid in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, November 18, 2015 to catch fugitives from Friday night's deadly attacks in the French capital.

    After the Paris attacks, border security and immigration along with terrorist groups like ISIS are the two top election concerns, according to data from Fluent.

  • Gov. Jay Inslee, Washington

    More than half the nation’s governors have said they want to ban Syrian refugees, says Gov. Jay Inslee. Here's why I'm not among them.

  • Honduran police escort a Syrian detained at the Toncontin airport in Tegucigalpa on Nov. 18, 2015.

    Honduran authorities said on Wednesday they had intercepted six Syrian nationals traveling on doctored Greek passports in the past week.

  • A Syrian refugee cries while disembarking from a flooded raft at a beach on the Greek island of Lesbos, October 20, 2015.

    Americans do not need to be kept safe from Syrian refugees, says Tammy Lin. Our vetting process is one of the toughest in the world.

  • Fatima from Syria (front) walks ahead of other migrants as they make their way on foot after crossing the Croatian-Slovenian border, in Rigonce, Slovenia, October 22, 2015.

    U.S. governors trying to block Syrian refugees don't understand who they are and what they bring to America, says Elizabeth MacBride.

  • Florida Gov. Rick Scott

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott called on the federal government to suspend resettlement of Syrian refugees in the U.S. until a fuller review is conducted.