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UN calls on US to find alternatives to child detentions

The U.N. human rights office called on the Trump administration on Friday to overhaul its migration polices and find alternatives to detention, saying children should never be held in custody,…

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Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0, edge towards World Cup last 16

Philippe Coutinho and Neymar scored in injury time as Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0 to edge towards the last 16 of the World Cup on Friday despite another unconvincing performance.…

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OPEC approves output rise of about 1 Mn barrels

OPEC members have agreed on a combined increase in crude oil output of one million barrels per day, the oil minister of the cartel's kingpin Saudi Arabia said Friday. "I…

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Italy’s interior minister says Malta should take rescue boat

Italy's populist, anti-migrant interior minister said Friday that Malta should allow a Dutch-flagged rescue ship carrying hundreds of migrants rescued from rubber dinghies off the Libyan coast to make port…

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Libyan coast guard rescues 380 Europe-bound African migrants

Libya's coast guard has rescued two groups of more than 380 African migrants, including seven women and 48 children, in the Mediterranean Sea east of the capital, Tripoli, a spokesman…

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EU draft text on immigration will be withdrawn

A draft EU statement on immigration will be withdrawn following a "misunderstanding" over the text, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Thursday after talking to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Conte…

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US House Republicans short of votes to pass immigration bill

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have not yet rounded up the votes needed to pass immigration legislation they plan to take up later Thursday, a member of the…

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Migrants use World Cup Fan IDs to try to enter EU

A small number of migrants have used Russia's World Cup ticketing system that allows visa-free travel for foreign fans to try to enter the European Union illegally, with neighboring Belarus…

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Moon – Cooperation with Russia key for peace on Korean peninsula

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday that cooperation with Russia was key to peace on the Korean peninsula, Russian news agencies reported. Moon, speaking in the Russian State Duma,…

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G7 ambassadors ‘very concerned’ about Sentsov

G7 Ambassadors said Thursday they were deeply concerned about Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who has been on hunger strike for more than a month as he serves a 20-year term…

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