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Hungary ‘starving’ Iraqi migrants detained at border

Hungary has refused to provide food for four to seven days for asylum seekers whose applications have been rejected, prompting the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to intervene, a Budapest-based rights group told Al Jazeera on Thursday. Andras Lederer, the information and advocacy officer at the Hungarian Helsinki Committee (HHC), explained that parents from two Iraqi families…

‘It’s a great thing’: Trump declares national emergency over border

Updated February 16, 2019 10:28:16 President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency at the US-Mexico border, a move that is set to plunge him into a fight with Democrats over what they call an unconstitutional attempt to fund a wall without approval from Congress. Key points:Democrats say the move "shreds" the constitution and they…

IT’S OFFICIAL: Trump declares national emergency to build his border wall

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared a national emergency to address the ongoing issues with border security on Friday in order to unilaterally build physical barriers along significant portions of the United States border with Mexico. The action ventures into new territory to circumvent Congress and redirect military funding for other purposes, drawing condemnation and…

Another government shutdown looks increasingly likely as lawmakers clash over border...

President Donald Trump has demanded $5.7 billion to build a wall on the US border with Mexico. Associated Press/Carolyn Kaster Another shutdown of the federal government could be on the horizon, two weeks after the end of the longest one in US history. Ongoing border security talks in Congress stalled on Saturday, according to lawmakers,…

‘There are a lot of prerequisites to a digital border’: What...

Updated February 11, 2019 00:55:37 With fresh snow crunching under their boots and a handful of papers to be checked and stamped, truck drivers from Latvia, Sweden and Poland make their way across Norway's Orje customs station to a small office where their goods will be cleared out of the European Union (EU) and into…

Amy Shark finds two people hiding on her tour bus ahead...

Posted January 29, 2019 07:27:02 Australian musician Amy Shark says she found two people hiding in her tour bus attempting to cross the border into the UK.Shark was travelling to the UK from Brussels yesterday, and told the ABC her crew discovered the two stowaways before arriving at a border crossing."My team found them when…

Did Trump cave in to the Democrats on border security?

US President Donald Trump had warned the longest US government shutdown in history could go on for years unless Congress gave him money to build a border wall with Mexico. After 35 days, the president has signed a bill to end the standoff - at least for now. Government departments will reopen for three weeks…

Ciudad Juarez: Murder, drugs and football on the Mexican border

Children play football by the border with the US in Ciudad JuarezCiudad Juarez was the murder capital of the world.Between 2008 and 2011, a wave of brutal violence broke across this Mexican city of about 1.3 million people on the border with the United States.Thousands were killed as rival drug-trafficking cartels fought their battle for…

Ciudad Juarez: Murder, drugs and football on the Mexican border

Children play football by the border with the US in Ciudad JuarezCiudad Juarez was the murder capital of the world.Between 2008 and 2011, a wave of brutal violence broke across this Mexican city of about 1.3 million people on the border with the United States.Thousands were killed as rival drug-trafficking cartels fought their battle for…

Trump offers ‘compromise’ deal to build his border wall and end...

Updated January 20, 2019 09:12:23 US President Donald Trump has offered a plan to break the "logjam" in Congress over the US-Mexico border wall, including legislative relief for "Dreamer" migrants and offering $US800 million ($1.11 billion) in urgent humanitarian assistance. Key points:Donald Trump offers three-year extension of legislative protection to 'Dreamers' as part of border-wall…
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