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The policy slammed into a series of brick walls — insufficient space for incarcerating families crossing the border, strict legal limits on how children can be detained and backlash against separating them from their parents. Andres Leighton | AP Photo.jpg

US reunites 522 children removed under ‘zero tolerance’ immigration policy

The United States Homeland Security Department said late Saturday the government had reunited 522 children separated from adults as part of a “Zero Tolerance” initiative and plans to reunite another 16 children over the next 24 hours.
MCALLEN, TX - JUNE 23: Protesters against the Trump administration's border policies attend a rally at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Detention Center on June 23, 2018 in McAllen, United States. Dozens of protesters blocked a bus from leaving the center with children resulting in scuffles with police and Border Patrol agents before the bus retreated back to the center. Before President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that halts the practice of separating families who were seeking asylum, over 2,300 immigrant children had been separated from their parents in the zero-tolerance policy for border crossers. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP/ SPENCER PLATT / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Migrant parents deported from US voice anguish as opposition keeps up pressure

Central American migrants deported from the US without their children spoke of their anguish at seeing their families split under President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" approach Saturday, as protesters kept up the pressure against the "barbaric" policy.
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Dely Valdes: Harry Kane a ‘complete player’

Kane was the match-winner in England’s World Cup opener against Tunisia by scoring a brace, with his stoppage-time header securing the 2-1 success.

Study: World Cup can bring fractured nations together

Football fans will cheer on their teams at the World Cup finals in Russia later this month but researchers suggest the passions involved can be put to good use even off the pitch.

CAN optimistic federal government’ll relocate embassy to Jerusalem

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said that it was praying that the Federal Government relocates its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Palestinian FA: Fans should burn Lionel Messi shirts if he plays in Jerusalem

The Palestine Football Association head has urged fans to burn pictures of Argentina striker Lionel Messi and replicas of his shirt if he plays against Israel in Jerusalem next weekend.

14 countries recall ambassadors from Venezuela in protest of election

More than a dozen countries have recalled their ambassadors from Venezuela for consultations after President Nicolas Maduro won re-election amid accusations of voter manipulation and fraud.

US envoy to UN disapproves of Donald Trump’s ‘communication style’

United States Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, said Donald Trump’s ‘communication style’ has made her uncomfortable, and has proven to have complicated relationships in the diplomatic sphere.

Honduras migrants to lose US protected status, face deportation

The Trump administration has decided to end a programme which allows roughly 57,000 Hondurans to live and work in the US, according to a statement from the US Department of Homeland Security.

Nigerian Navy intercepts vessel with 406 passengers on-board

The Nigerian Navy on Thursday said it had arrested a vessel, MV CHIMBA EXPRESS, with 406 passengers on-board, for unauthorised entry into the country.

Florent Malouda loses appeal against Gold Cup ineligibility

Former France winger Florent Malouda has lost his appeal against being ruled ineligible to play for French Guiana at the 2017 Gold Cup.

Donald Trump says he will use military to protect US border

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would use U.S. military forces to protect the nation’s southern border with Mexico until there is a border wall and “proper security’’ in place.

Mexico denies responsibility for US migration-related decisions

The Mexican government is not responsible for U.S. migration-related decisions, the Foreign and Interior Ministries said in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s statement.

Honduras arrests ‘mastermind’ behind Berta Caceres’ murder

Police in Honduras have arrested a construction executive for his alleged role in the murder of environmental and indigenous activist Berta Caceres.

Ex-Super Eagles coach Sampson Siasia explains his love for Mikel Obi

Former Super Eagles handler and ex-international, Samson Siasia, on Thursday said that there was nothing special in his love for the Super Eagles Captain, Mikel Obi.

Trump and Tillerson: Who speaks for America?

President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson were both addressing drug smuggling and immigration across the southern US border.

Honduras roads blocked in protests against election results

Activists blocked roads and clashed with police in Honduras on Saturday as part of nationwide protests against the contested re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez.

Magnitude 7.6 earthquake strikes off Honduras coast

A powerful 7.6-magnitude earthquake hit off Honduras late Tuesday, triggering tsunami threats and advisories for nearby Caribbean shores, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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