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Donald Trump signs executive order to end child separation policy

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to keep migrant families together. The US president ruled that families crossing the border will still be arrested and prosecuted, but they will be held together, rather than having the children taken away. Signing the order, Mr Trump said: “I consider it to be …

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Iraq suspends rice farming as water crisis deepens

A severe water crisis in Iraq has forced the government to suspend all cultivation of rice, a staple in the war-torn country’s diet. An unusually bad drought, coupled with new dam projects upstream of its main rivers, has led the government’s agriculture ministry to take the drastic step of halting all …

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‘Boris Becker is not one of our diplomats’

The Central African Republic has denied that it has given Boris Becker diplomatic status and suggested the former tennis star’s bankruptcy proceedings could tarnish its image.  Becker’s lawyers had claimed he had diplomatic immunity that would protect him from ongoing bankruptcy proceedings due to his recent appointment as the CAR’s Attache …

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