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Thousands gather for Anzac Day in Australia, NZ amid heightened security

04 April, 2019 8:58 am 8:58 am

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Tens of thousands gathered in Australia and New Zealand at Anzac Day memorials on Thursday amid heightened security following the shooting massacre at Christchurch mosques and deadly suicide bombings of churches and hotels in Sri Lanka. A Sri Lankan government minister says the bombings on Easter Sunday were retaliation for the Christchurch … Read More

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FBI arrests leader of US ‘patriots’ stopping migrants at border

04 April, 2019 9:34 am 9:34 am

TAOS, NM (Reuters) – The FBI on Saturday said it had arrested Larry Hopkins, the leader of an armed group who have been stopping migrants who illegally cross the US-Mexico border in New Mexico. Hopkins, 69, also known as Johnny Horton, was arrested in Sunland Park, New Mexico, on a federal complaint charging him with … Read More

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Trump doubts lawmakers can reach acceptable border security deal

01 January, 2019 9:45 am 9:45 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump expressed scepticism on Sunday that US lawmakers seeking to avoid another government shutdown could reach a deal on border security that he would accept, as he renewed his vow to build a wall on the southern border with Mexico. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Trump said … Read More

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US Government shutdown breaks record, with no end in sight

01 January, 2019 8:06 am 8:06 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A partial US government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall along the US-Mexico border entered its 22nd day , making it the longest shuttering of federal agencies in US history, with no end in sight. Trump, holed up in the White House with Congress adjourned … Read More

Trump says family separations deter illegal immigration

10 October, 2018 8:33 am 8:33 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said that separating migrant families at the border could deter illegal immigration and that he was considering several options to tighten border security. In June, Trump abandoned his policy of separating immigrant children from their parents on the US-Mexico border after images of youngsters in cages sparked outrage … Read More

Senate Standing Committee for Defence visits GHQ

09 September, 2016 8:12 pm 8:12 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The members of Senate Standing Committee for Defence visited the General Headquarters (GHQ) on Thursday. Army Chief General Raheel Sharif welcomed the members of Parliament. According to Pakistan Army spokesperson, the military operations director general apprised the committee of the operational preparedness and latest situation at the border.