"The Government of Botswana is wondering why President Trump, must use this descriptor and derogatory word, when talking about countries with whom the US has had cordial and mutually beneficial bilateral relations for so many years", said the statement.
"The Government of Botswana is wondering why President Trump must use this descriptor and derogatory word when talking about countries with whom the USA has had cordial and mutually beneficial relations for so many years", wrote the Botswana Ministry of International Affairs in a statement.
Group of African ambassadors to the United Nations condemn "xenophobic" comment by U.S. president and call for retraction.
The ambassadors' reaction comes after the 55-nation African Union said it was "frankly alarmed".
South Africa's foreign ministry called the remarks, which sources said Trump made earlier this week during a meeting on immigration legislation, "crude and offensive" and said Trump's subsequent denial was not categorical.
"This isn't just a story about vulgar language, it's about opening the door to humanity's worst side, about validating and encouraging racism and xenophobia", he told reporters at a briefing in Geneva Friday.
Trump's latest comments have sparked global outrage and have been widely condemned as racist and extremely offensive. There is no other word you can use but "racist".
"You can not dismiss entire countries and continents as shitholes".
Haiti's government said Trump's reported comments shows a "racist view of the Haitian community", while El Salvador sent a formal letter of protest to the United States saying Trump had "implicitly" accepted the use of "harsh terms detrimental to the dignity of El Salvador and other countries". Never said "take them out". I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians.
Speaking to Xinhua, Abebe Ayente, senior researcher at Ethiopian Foreign Relations Strategic Studies (EFRSS), a local think tank, said the comments will further reduce the influence of USA on the global stage.
"It is incomprehensible that these words came out of the mouth of the president of the United States of America, a country that was founded on being free from discrimination", said Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a Republican congresswoman.
Passenger jet slides off track at Trabzon global airport
Yavuz said the cause of the incident was not yet known and the airport was closed until 08:00 a.m. local (05:00 GMT). Anadolu showed footage of the efforts to rescue the plane , which became stuck in mud just metres away from the sea.
Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi announces bid for re-election
Abadi revealed his "Nasr al-Iraq" alliance would present itself at the spring elections, Arabic for "Victory for Iraq". Al-Maliki, who is the head of the Shi'ite Dawa party, announced on Saturday he will be running in the elections.
Dark Souls Remastered Goes to Switch
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Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ:ULTA) Upgraded at Vetr
The company has a market capitalization of $14,220.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.81, a PEG ratio of 1.45 and a beta of 0.55. Loop Capital set a $300.00 price objective on Ulta Beauty and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Sunday, December 3rd.
Duplicate charges causing havoc for Capital One customers
Capital One sent out a tweet telling customers to "rest assured our support teams are engaged and working towards a fix". It's not clear at this time how the errors occurred or how many customers were affected by the extra charges.