Muslim critic calls for ‘assimilation centres’ for Muslim migrants and refugees

Somali-born author Ayaan Hirsi Ali advocates “assimilation centres” for Muslim immigrants. Photo supplied A leading world critic of Muslim extremism says New Zealand should establish “assimilation centres” for migrants and refugees from Muslim countries. Somali-born Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a former Netherlands MP for the right-wing People’s Party, has been under police protection since she made a […]

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In Fiji, heavy rains, flooding force thousands to emergency shelters

Thousands of people in the South Pacific island of Fiji have been sheltered in evacuation centers and tents after heavy rains and floods cut roadways, covered sugarcane fields and prompted landslides. Director of the archipelago country’s National Disaster Management Office Akapusi Tuifagalele announced on Tuesday that 1,716 people sought refuge in 46 evacuation centers across […]

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Fiji Islands

Fiji Islands, officially the Republic of the Fiji Islands (often referred to simply as Fiji), independent island nation in the southern Pacific Ocean, located approximately 3,100 km (approximately 1,900 mi) northeast of Sydney, Australia, and approximately 5,000 km (approximately 3,100 mi) southwest of Honolulu, Hawaii. Fiji was a British colony from 1874 to 1970, when it achieved independence. […]

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