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Jun 20, 2018
US 'zero tolerance' immigration policy: Cries of 'don't leave me, Mom' from border separations shatter political gridlock as outrage risesBlanca's story is emblematic of the 2,300 instances in which US President Donald Trump's administration has separated minors from their migrant parents in an effort to deter illegal immigration. The practice has provoked a national uproar fueled by stories of children being torn from their mothers' arms and of parents being deported without their kids.
Jul 22, 2017
Four German women, including 16-year-old girl, detained in Iraq for joining Islamic StateFour German women, including a 16-year-old girl, who joined Islamic State in recent years are being held in an Iraqi prison and receiving consular assistance, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Saturday
Dec 07, 2015
Presidential pardon granted to 270 detainees in Syria to curb rebellionThe Syrian authorities on Sunday released at least 270 detainees as part of a special presidential pardon, local Sama TV reported.
Apr 06, 2015
Malaysia detains 17 people suspected of plotting terror actsMalaysia's police chief said Monday that 17 suspected militants have been detained for allegedly plotting to carry out terrorist acts in the country's largest city, Kuala Lumpur.
Jun 03, 2014
Hillary Clinton defends decision to swap 5 prisoners for US soldierHillary Clinton gave a measured defense of the Obama administration's controversial decision to swap five Guantanamo Bay detainees for a US soldier held hostage in Afghanistan, noting that many of America's allies make similar deals.