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Venezuela’s Maduro warns of Colombia attack, orders military exercises considered by many as political theatre

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday ordered the armed forces to be on alert for a potential attack by Colombia’s government and announced military exercises on the border amid the rearmament of a group of former guerrilla commanders.

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China releases British consulate worker detained at border

A worker at the UK consulate in Hong Kong has been released by mainland China after being held at the border, a statement on his Facebook page says.

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El Paso shootings: Victims include mum who protected baby, and student who helped the sick

In the border town of El Paso, Texas, a shooter opened fire and left 20 people dead and more than two dozen injured. Hours later in Dayton, Ohio, a shooter killed nine people and injured at least 27 others.

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Photos of travellers to US hacked in data breach

US Customs and Border Protection officials said on Monday that photos of travellers had been compromised as part of a “malicious cyber attack,” raising concerns over how federal officials’ expanding surveillance efforts could imperil Americans’ privacy.

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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes Panama, five injured

At least five people have been injured after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit southwest Panama near the border with Costa Rica.

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U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen resigns amid Trump anger over border

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who oversaw President Donald Trump’s bitterly contested immigration policies during her tumultuous 16-month tenure, resigned on Sunday amid a surge in the number of migrants at the border with Mexico.

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Greek Police Clash With Refugees At North Macedonia Border After False Reports

Greek police clashed for the third day in a row with hundreds of migrants at the border with North Macedonia who are seeking a route to Central Europe based on fake social media reports.

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US House of Representatives votes to block Trump’s emergency order

The House of Representatives of the US Congress on Tuesday voted on a resolution to overturn President Donald Trump’s order to declare the state of emergency on the border with Mexico.

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US lawmakers announce tentative deal on wall, shutdown

US lawmakers announced late Monday an agreement in principle to avoid another government shutdown, with nearly $1.4 billion in money for construction of a wall on the border with Mexico, as President Donald Trump pushed his politically explosive crusade at a rally in the frontier city of El Paso.

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US fires tear gas across Mexico border to stop migrants

U.S. authorities fired tear gas into Mexico during the first hours of the new year to repel about 150 migrants who tried to breach the border fence in Tijuana.

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Guatemalan boy becomes second child to die in U.S. custody in December

An 8-year-old Guatemalan migrant boy died shortly after midnight on Tuesday after being detained by U.S. border agents, the U.S.

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These migrants were separated from their children — and aren’t sure they should be reunited

The United States government separated their family at the border, leaving them with an agonizing choice.

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Trump Says Construction of Wall on US Border With Mexico Already Started

US President Donald Trump said at a meeting with his supporters in the city of Tampa, Florida that the construction of large portions of the wall on the border with Mexico had already started.

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What’s behind the US plan to establish a new military base in Iraq?

While US President Donald Trump has frequently talked about the necessity of reducing American military commitments in the Middle East, new reports indicate that the US military is actively establishing new military bases in Iraq, along the border with Syria.

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Judge bars separation of immigrants from children, orders reunification

A federal judge on Tuesday ruled that U.S. immigration agents could no longer separate immigrant parents and children caught crossing the border from Mexico illegally, and must work to reunite those families that had been split up in custody.

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