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Trump administration considering separating women, children at Mexico borde

WASHINGTON – Women and children crossing together illegally into the United States could be separated by U.S. authorities under a proposal being considered by the Department of Homeland Security, according to three government officials. Part of the reason for the proposal is to deter mothers …

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Imran condemns drone attack as ‘counterproductive’

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman, Imran Khan, has condemned Thursday’s drone strike that allegedly killed two militants in Pakistan’s Kurram tribal agency. “Condemn US drone strike on Pakistan. It is not only a violation of human rights and our sovereignty but also totally …

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EU to end visa-free travel for Americans

The European Parliament on Friday voted to end visa-free travel for American citizens in the European Union, The Independent reported. The decision made by the parliament’s civil liberties committee follows the United States’ failure to agree to visa-free travel of citizens of five EU countries …

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President Trump seeks to increase in military spending

WASHINGTON -UNS – US President Donald Trump is seeking to boost defence spending by $54bn (£43bn) in his proposed budget plan for 2018, which is about a 9% increase. The blueprint also calls for deep cuts elsewhere, including to foreign assistance and environmental budgets. But …

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Trump’s national security advisor rejects “radical Islamic terrorism” label

WASHINGTON -UNS- Donald Trump’s new national security advisor has termed labels like “radical Islamic terrorism” as “un-Islamic.” During a National Security Council meeting, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster went com0pletely opposite to the opinion of Trump and echoes that of former presidents Barack Obama and George …

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After India, Afghan soldier also complains over insufficient food

KABUL -UNS – After the videos of Indian soldiers complaining against their senior officers making waves over the internet, it’s an Afghan soldier this time who comes out to voice his concerns regarding the poor facilities they are subjected to while on duty. The recent …

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US targets millions in sweeping deportation plan

WASHINGTON -UNS – The Trump administration issued tough new orders on Tuesday for a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants, putting nearly all of the country s 11 million undocumented foreigners in its cross-hairs. The orders sent shivers throughout US immigrant communities, where millions of people …

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Thousands of anti-Trump protesters say ‘not my president’

New York: About 10,000 anti-Trump protesters marched in New York to shouts of “not my president!” Monday, joined by others in cities across the United States on its Presidents Day holiday. After a raucous first month in office, President Donald Trump returned to Washington after …

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Harward turns down Trump’s national security adviser offer

WASHINGTON-UNS – Retired Vice-Admiral Robert Harward is a 60-year-old former Navy Seal US President Donald Trump’s choice for national security adviser has turned down the job offer. Retired Vice-Admiral Robert Harward was widely tipped for the post after Mr Trump fired Michael Flynn on Monday. …

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US,China offers support to Pakistan in terror fight

ISLAMABAD -UNS : US and China on Friday strongly condemned the terrorist attack at a Sufi shrine in Sehwan, Sindh province and offered its support to Pakistan in its fight against menace of terrorism and extremism. “We strongly condemn this terrorist attack, express our deep …

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