Trump official booed at Mexican restaurant in US

Washington, June 20 : US Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was heckled by activists here while she was eating at a Mexican restaurant as the outcry over Trump administration’s controversial policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the Mexican border mounts. Nielsen was taunted by a group of demonstrators who chanted “shame!” and […]

Separating families only way to end illegal migration, says Trump

[McAllen: Immigrants in handcuffs and ankle chains arrive at the Federal Courthouse for hearings, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries, according to Department of Homeland Security figures obtained Friday by The […]

Over 68.5mn displaced worldwide: UN official

Tripoli, June 20 : The number of displaced people around the world has increased to over 68 million, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has said. “The number of displaced people is alarming and not good. The number has reached 68.5 million around the world because of the intensification of conflicts, violence and […]

Over 5mn Afghan refugees return home in 16 years: UNHCR

Kabul, June 20 : More than 5 million Afghan refugees have returned to their militancy-plagued country over the past 16 years, a UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) statement said here on Wednesday. The statement was issued to commemorate World Refugee Day which falls on June 20 annually, reports Xinhua news agency. On Tuesday, Afghan Minister for […]

Trump aggressively defends border family separation

[Washington : President Donald Trump speaks in the Hall of Columns as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to rally Republicans around a GOP immigration bill. /PTI] Washington, June 20 : US President Donald Trump has aggressively defended his policy of separating children from their parents at the Mexico border, […]

Trump aggressively defends border family separation

Washington, June 20 : US President Donald Trump has aggressively defended his policy of separating children from their parents at the Mexico border, accusing the migrants of “infesting” the country, media reports said. In a tweet on Tuesday, Trump used language evoking images of pests, not human beings, when describing migrants approaching the US border […]