LJUBLJANA — Thirty migrants were arrested in a village in southwest Slovenia on Thursday night for entering the country illegally.
The migrants include 25 Afghans and five Pakistanis. Police believe they reached Slovenia’s Podgorje after crossing Slovenia-Croatia border illegally. The migrants will be handed over to Croatian authorities, the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) has reported. (Slovenia-Migrants)
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UNITED NATIONS — The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), in coordination with its partner, Muslim Aid, has been stepping up assistance to displaced Iraqis and residents in the newly retaken towns and villages east of Mosul in north Iraq, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said here Friday.
“The agency has begun distributing thousands of blankets and quilts as temperatures plummet in northern Iraqm” Dujarric said at a daily news briefing here. (UN-Syria)
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SEOUL — South Korean lawmakers put forward a historic bill to impeach scandal-hit President Park Geun-hye early Saturday, after the opposition bloc heralded a vote on the motion on Dec. 9.
A parliamentary official told Xinhua on the phone that the bill was handed in to the relevant office at about 4:10 a.m. local time (1910 GMT). (S. Korea-President)
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RABAT — Morocco announced Friday the arrest of eight people with suspected links to the Islamic State (IS) group after the bust of a terror cell in the cities of Fez and Tangier.
According to a statement from the interior ministry, the cell includes two former detainees in terror-related cases, who were operating within a terror cell that was led in 2003 by a French national and which had planned terrorist attacks in Morocco and abroad. (Morocco-IS-Suspect) Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh


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