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Mexico president says there may have been ‘excesses’ in migrant detentions

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday the country’s new militarized National Guard police force could have committed “excesses” by detaining migrant women close to the U.S. border, and that they had not been instructed to do so. FILE PHOTO: Mexico’s President Andres Manuel …

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Mexico president says looking at information about ISIS members

Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador looks on during a news conference at National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday that his security cabinet was responding to information that three ISIS members could …

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Council of Europe readmits Russia, five years after suspension over Crimea

STRASBOURG (Reuters) – Europe’s main human rights forum on Tuesday approved Russia’s readmission, the first time that an international sanction imposed for its seizure of Crimea in 2014 has been reversed, despite a stalling protest from Ukraine and Georgia. FILE PHOTO: Members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of …

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U.N. chief says important Mideast peace efforts realize two state vision

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres attends Lisboa+21 conference in Lisbon, Portugal June 23, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday it was important “to pursue peace efforts to realize the vision of two States, Israel and Palestine, living side by side in …

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France warns Iran against violating nuclear commitments: foreign minister

FILE PHOTO: French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian attends a working session during the Foreign ministers of G7 nations meeting in Dinard, France, April 6, 2019. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe/Pool/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – France warned Iran on Tuesday that a violation of its nuclear commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal would …

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Hatice Cengiz: UN ‘must take action now’ over Khashoggi’s murder | Jamal Khashoggi News

Geneva, Switzerland – Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has called for an international probe into his murder, days after a United Nations expert report blamed Saudi Arabia for his killing inside the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul. “This is the first report that says loud and clear …

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Mexico president says National Guard not instructed to detain migrants

FILE PHOTO: Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador attends a news conference at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico June 10, 2019. REUTERS/Gustavo Graf/File Photo MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday that the National Guard has the legal right to detain migrants, …

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