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BSF detects tunnel, sandbags with 'Pakistani markings' along international border in Jammu
India

BSF detects tunnel, sandbags with 'Pakistani markings' along international border in Jammu

The paramilitary force is analysing the structure and has launched a major search operation in Samba sector to look for other such hidden structures that aid infiltration, said officials

Army, BSF troops put on highest degree of alertness; schools in 5-km radius of LoC in Rajouri, Poonch temporarily closed
India

Army, BSF troops put on highest degree of alertness; schools in 5-km radius of LoC in Rajouri, Poonch temporarily closed

The news comes amid air space violations and the night-long heavy firing and shelling by Pakistani troops on forward and civilians areas across the LoC.

US border officials' suggestions to secure Mexico boundary don't focus on Donald Trump's wall, claim lawmakers
World

US border officials' suggestions to secure Mexico boundary don't focus on Donald Trump's wall, claim lawmakers

US Customs and Border Protection officials on Wednesday described a multi-pronged strategy for tightening the southern border with Mexico that did not focus mainly on a massive wall President Donald Trump demands, according to lawmakers who attended a classified briefing.

Guatemalan boy dies in US immigration custody; 8-year-old becomes second child to die at border in December
World

Guatemalan boy dies in US immigration custody; 8-year-old becomes second child to die at border in December

The death of the Guatemalan boy came during an ongoing dispute over border security and with a partial US government shutdown underway over President Donald Trump's request for border wall funding.

Donald Trump cancels Christmas holiday party after skipping correspondents' dinner; US president continues 'war on tradition'
World

Donald Trump cancels Christmas holiday party after skipping correspondents' dinner; US president continues 'war on tradition'

Since taking office in January 2016, US president Donald has not only continued — and in some ways expanded — the wars of his predecessors, but even opened up a new front: A war on tradition

US briefly shuts San Ysidro border as migrants try to cross over from Mexico; tear gas used to disperse crowd
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US briefly shuts San Ysidro border as migrants try to cross over from Mexico; tear gas used to disperse crowd

US officials briefly closed a border crossing in southern California on Sunday after hundreds of migrants, part of the "caravan" condemned by President Donald Trump, tried to breach a fence from the Mexican city of Tijuana, authorities announced.

US judge temporarily blocks Donald Trump order denying asylum to people who enter country illegally from Mexico
World

US judge temporarily blocks Donald Trump order denying asylum to people who enter country illegally from Mexico

US District Judge Jon Tigar in San Francisco issued a temporary restraining order against the asylum rules. Tigar’s order takes effect immediately, applies nationwide, and lasts until at least 19 December when the judge scheduled a hearing to consider a more long-lasting injunction. Representatives for the US Department of Justice could not immediately be reached for comment.

Donald Trump, angry and nervous after midterm jolt, mulls wide-ranging White House shake-up
World

Donald Trump, angry and nervous after midterm jolt, mulls wide-ranging White House shake-up

US President Donald Trump, said to be furious over midterm election results and nervous about the Mueller probe, is weighing an administration-wide shake-up as he looks to prepare his White House for divided government, but it is unclear who is going and who is staying.

Migrant caravan groups, which were Donald Trump's midterm election drumbeat, begin arriving at hardened US border
World

Migrant caravan groups, which were Donald Trump's midterm election drumbeat, begin arriving at hardened US border

Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans scrambled to reach the U.S. border, catching rides on buses and trucks for hundreds of miles in the last leg of their journey Wednesday as the first sizable groups began arriving in the border city of Tijuana.

Donald Trump likely to oust US Homeland Security boss Kirstjen Nielsen; wants 'John Wayne' brand hardliner as replacement
World

Donald Trump likely to oust US Homeland Security boss Kirstjen Nielsen; wants 'John Wayne' brand hardliner as replacement

Kirstjen Nielsen, the top immigration official in the Trump administration, is likely being booted out. “It’s no longer ‘if’, it’s ‘when’”, is the buzz at the White House which offered no comment on “personnel issues”. Trump has long understood to have had problems with Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen - a protege of Trump’s chief of staff John Kelly who has been the DHS Secretary’s champion from well before her appointment.

Donald Trump denies asylum for immigrants at US border who enter outside ports of entry: All you need to know
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Donald Trump denies asylum for immigrants at US border who enter outside ports of entry: All you need to know

US president Donald Trump ordered Friday that anyone who enters the U.S. illegally from Mexico by going around official border crossings is ineligible for asylum.

Donald Trump invokes extraordinary national security powers to limit asylum; says people must 'come in legally'
World

Donald Trump invokes extraordinary national security powers to limit asylum; says people must 'come in legally'

Stung by midterm results, Donald Trump invokes extraordinary national security powers to limit asylum; says people must 'come in legally'

Donald Trump fires Attorney-General Jeff Sessions amid fear over Mueller probe; 'worse than Watergate', say opponents
World

Donald Trump fires Attorney-General Jeff Sessions amid fear over Mueller probe; 'worse than Watergate', say opponents

Within 24 hours of Democrats seizing control of the US House of Representatives and raising the risks of investigations into Donald Trump's businesses, the US president fired US Attorney General Jeff Sessions - the country's chief law enforcement officer who has endured more than a year of blistering and personal attacks over his recusal from the Russia investigation.

US midterm results: Donald Trump victory lap signals he will weaponise hardline immigration for 2020 bid
World

US midterm results: Donald Trump victory lap signals he will weaponise hardline immigration for 2020 bid

US president Donald Trump pounced on the mixed verdict from midterm elections 2018 and spun it as a “tremendous success”, signalling that he’s not going to back down from his hardline agenda on immigration and race as a political battle cry that speaks the secret lingo that his predominantly white, male and rural base wants to hear all the way into Trump’s 2020 re-election bid.

US midterm elections 2018: Democrats score thumping House win, Republicans keep Senate, Donald Trump spins result as 'tremendous success'
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US midterm elections 2018: Democrats score thumping House win, Republicans keep Senate, Donald Trump spins result as 'tremendous success'

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday celebrated Senate Republican gains in the midterm election but immediately threatened Democrats, who won back control of the House and with it the power to investigate the president's personal and professional conduct.

US midterm elections 2018: Voters punish Donald Trump; Democrats seize House control, Republicans keep Senate
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US midterm elections 2018: Voters punish Donald Trump; Democrats seize House control, Republicans keep Senate

A resounding no. America’s voters young and old delivered a stinging rebuke against Donald Trump’s bile-filled racist dog whistling brand of political campaigning for the midterm elections 2018 where he cast the choice as a battle against a migrant invasion which could end up putting (white) Americans at risk of violent crime versus military style border control and a threat to end birthright citizenship.

US midterm elections 2018: Democrats inch towards House control, need 12 more seats to win as an anxious nation awaits final results
World

US midterm elections 2018: Democrats inch towards House control, need 12 more seats to win as an anxious nation awaits final results

Republicans were clinging to delicate majorities in the House and Senate Tuesday night as an anxious nation watched whether voters would reward or reject the GOP in the first nationwide election of Donald Trump's turbulent presidency.

US midterm elections 2018: Democrats clinch 2 early wins, must win 21 more to control House; Donald Trump's brute force faces acid test
World

US midterm elections 2018: Democrats clinch 2 early wins, must win 21 more to control House; Donald Trump's brute force faces acid test

The energy and outrage of the Democratic resistance faced off against the brute strength of US president Donald Trump's GOP on Tuesday as voters across America decided whether Democrats should control at least one chamber of Congress for the first time in the Trump era.

US midterm election 2018: 'My loathing for him knows no bounds' say voters angry about Donald Trump poison pills on immigration and race
World

US midterm election 2018: 'My loathing for him knows no bounds' say voters angry about Donald Trump poison pills on immigration and race

More than anything on this Election Day in America, in a midterm contest like no other before it, voters cast their ballots with one man in mind: President Donald Trump.

It's midterm election day in the US, Donald Trump not on ballot but polls are referendum on his turbulent presidency
World

It's midterm election day in the US, Donald Trump not on ballot but polls are referendum on his turbulent presidency

Republicans' across-the-board control of Congress is at stake in Tuesday's midterm election, along with command of governors' offices and statehouses around the country.