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Trump's immigration ban sparks massive protests at airports across US

New York, Jan 29: Hundreds of thousands of people gathered at airports across the US to protest the ban announced by President Donald Trump on immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries, extending solidarity to those affected as chaos and fear gripped individuals trying to enter the country.

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Nobel winner Malala ‘heartbroken' by US ban on refugees

New York, Jan 29: Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani student activist and Nobel Peace laureate, said she was “heartbroken” by Donald Trump's order on refugees and urged the US president not to abandon the world's “most defenseless.”

“I am heartbroken that today...

Judge blocks part of Trump's immigration ban for those in US

New York, Jan 29: A federal judge blocked Saturday part of President Donald Trump's temporary immigration ban, ordering authorities to stop deporting refugees and other travelers stuck at US airports.

"Victory!!!!!!" the American Civil Liberties Union, whose lawyers sued the government to stop the executive...

Zuckerberg slams Trump over immigration

San Francisco, Jan 28: America is a nation of immigrants and should be proud of it, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said today as he criticised President Donald Trump's decision to severely limit immigrants and refugees from certain Muslim-majority countries.

"Like many of you, I'm...

Boko Haram putting people at risk of starvation: WFP

Nigeria, Jan 28: The United Nations World Food Programme has sounded the alarm for millions of people who are at risk of dying from starvation in the militant-infested northeastern region of Nigeria.

The Boko Haram Takfiri terrorists are obstructing efforts to...

Trump upbeat after conversation with Mexican President

Washington, Jan 28: US President Donald Trump said he had a “very good” telephonic conversation with his Mexican counterpart Enrique Peña Nieto amid a diplomatic spat over Washington's plans for a border wall. During a joint press conference with visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday, Trump...

Trump seeks 20% tax on Mexican imports to build border wall

Washington, Jan 27: President Donald Trump is seeking to impose a 20 per cent tax on imports from countries which has a trade deficit with the US like Mexico in order to finance the construction of a border wall along its southern border, the White House said. This...

Trump orders construction of Mexico border wall

Washington, Jan 26: Acting on his campaign promises, US President Donald Trump has signed two executive orders for construction of a wall along the Mexican border and speeding the deportation of undocumented immigrants even as he said "a nation without borders is not a nation".

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US Senate Confirms Nikki Haley For US Ambassador To The UN With Huge Margin

Washington, Jan 25: The Senate confirmed President Donald Trump's pick for US ambassador to the United Nations by a decisive margin on Tuesday as Republican-led committees paved the way for three more of his Cabinet nominees to be approved just days into the new administration. South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley...

UK Supreme Court says Theresa May must get parliament approval to trigger Brexit

London, Jan 24: The UK Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Prime Minister Theresa May must get parliament's approval before she begins Britain's formal exit from the European Union. The UK's highest judicial body dismissed the government's argument that May could simply use executive powers known as “royal...