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Parted at U.S. border by Trump policy, migrants seek their children

Reuters - International - 2 hours 29 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lilian Merida-Galicia and her 7-year-old daughter were apprehended after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona and separated by U.S. officials in mid-May.
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Anthony Bourdain: Chef's mother plans memorial tattoo

BBC News - Americas - 3 hours 23 min ago
Gladys Bourdain says she hopes to get "Tony" inked on her wrist by the chef's own tattoo artist.
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The Aquarius: Migrant taxi service or charitable rescuers?

BBC News - Europe - 4 hours 20 min ago
The BBC's Gavin Lee sails with the crew of a ship accused by Italy of encouraging illegal migration.
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Identifying U.S. troops returned from North Korea may be challenging: experts

Reuters - International - 4 hours 27 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military will face a difficult task in identifying the remains of soldiers missing from the Korean War as the Pentagon prepares to receive them from North Korea in coming days, officials and experts said.
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Assad defies United States, presses assault in southwest Syria

Reuters - International - 4 hours 39 min ago
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on opposition areas of the country's southwest on Friday for the first time in a year, a war monitor and rebel officials said, in defiance of U.S. demands that President Bashar al-Assad halt the assault.
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Brexit: Campaigners to demand new vote in London march

BBC News - Europe - 4 hours 46 min ago
The UK's exit is "not a done deal", say campaigners on the second anniversary of the EU referendum.
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Pentagon indefinitely suspends some training exercises with South Korea

Reuters - International - 5 hours 6 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and South Korea have agreed to indefinitely suspend two exchange program training exercises, the Pentagon said on Friday, in the aftermath of the summit earlier this month between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Jim Jong Un.
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The Kashmiri art bringing Hindus and Muslims together

BBC News - South Asia - 5 hours 18 min ago
A rare exhibition prompted those who had fled their homes to return for the first time since they left.
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North Korean propaganda changes its tune

BBC News - South Asia - 5 hours 22 min ago
Pyongyang's propaganda changes from blasting the US as enemy to a much more conciliatory note.
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100 Women: 'You are truly free while freediving'

BBC News - Middle East - 5 hours 24 min ago
Egypt's record-breaking female freedivers explain their passion for the extreme sport.
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Undocumented migrant families embark on chaotic reunion process

BBC News - Americas - 5 hours 28 min ago
Parents describe feeling "powerless" as advocates scramble to help return children to their families.
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Migrant father describes moment his daughter was taken away

BBC News - Americas - 6 hours 30 min ago
The BBC speaks to a detained migrant who has not spoken to his daughter since they were separated.
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Baron Edouard-Jean Empain who lost finger to kidnappers dies

BBC News - Europe - Fri, 2018-06-22 23:38
Edouard-Jean Empain was an industrialist whose abduction and mutilation gripped France in 1978.
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Firefighters quell big blaze near London's Euston train station

Reuters - International - Fri, 2018-06-22 23:02
(Reuters) - A large fire in a pub near London's Euston train station was brought under control on Friday evening and there were no reports of casualties, the British capital's fire brigade said.
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Seven Argentinians detained after fighting at World Cup match: official

Reuters - International - Fri, 2018-06-22 22:56
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's World Cup organizing committee said on Friday seven Argentinians had been detained by police after fighting with Croatian fans at a match on Thursday.
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Ex-Vatican diplomat admits guilt at trial for child pornography

Reuters - International - Fri, 2018-06-22 22:51
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A Catholic priest who worked as a diplomat at the Vatican's embassy in Washington admitted at the start of his trial on Friday that he had possessed child pornography while based in the United States.
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'We're separated from our kids permanently'

BBC News - Americas - Fri, 2018-06-22 22:48
Relatives of victims killed by illegal immigrants appear with President Trump at the White House.
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Trump highlights victims of migrants amid family separations row

BBC News - Americas - Fri, 2018-06-22 22:40
Mr Trump has faced worldwide backlash over the US policy of separating migrant children and parents.
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World Cup 2018: Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri scores 90th-minute winner against Serbia

BBC News - Europe - Fri, 2018-06-22 22:18
Switzerland take a huge step towards the last 16 of the World Cup as Xherdan Shaqiri scores a 90th-minute winner against Serbia.
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Firefighters tackle large blaze near London's Euston train station

Reuters - International - Fri, 2018-06-22 22:14
(Reuters) - Firefighters in London are tackling a blaze near Euston train station, the British capital's fire brigade said on Friday.
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