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Migration greatest challenge for Europe: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday said migration is the greatest European challenge at the moment, calling for a common instead of unilateral solution in the bloc.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 19:09:04

Brazil criticizes US separation of minors from migrant parents

Brazil's Foreign Ministry Wednesday expressed concern about the children of undocumented immigrants in the United States being separated from their adult relatives.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 13:33:02

Mexico should diversify trade in wake of US tariffs: think tank

Mexico should diversify its trade ties and further open up its economy to counter new US tariffs and make its production chains more efficient, a think tank said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 13:02:20

Parents sue US school system over daughter's suicide

A 12-year-old American girl killed herself one year ago over alleged school bullying, and her parents are now determined to make it a lesson for the school system.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 11:16:32

Mexico urges WTO members to uphold free trade

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Wednesday called on members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) to uphold the principles of free trade.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 10:58:30

US seat on Human Rights Council to be filled by member from same region: UN General Assembly

The vacant seat on the UN Human Rights Council left by the United States will be filled by a member from the same regional group, said the spokesman of Miroslav Lajcak, president of the UN General Assembly, on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 10:39:01

Mexico questions US exit from UN Human Rights Council

Mexico on Wednesday questioned the US decision to withdraw from the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council, saying quitting the body "does not exempt" it from its responsibility to uphold human rights at home and around the globe.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 10:20:02

EU retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products to come into effect on Friday

The European Union's retaliatory tariffs on a list of products in response to the United States tariffs on steel and aluminium will come into effect on Friday, the European Commission announced on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 10:08:52

Trump, facing backlash, signs executive order to end family separations at border

U.S. President Donald Trump, facing domestic and international backlash, signed an executive order Wednesday to end the administration's controversial practice of separating migrant children from parents crossing the U.S. border illegally.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 10:04:37

Canadian PM criticizes US policy of separating children from immigrant parents

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday that the US policy of separating children from their immigrant parents and detaining them at the US-Mexico border is "wrong".
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 8:43:48

Trump, facing backlash, orders halt to family separations at border

US President Donald Trump, facing domestic and international backlash, signed an executive order Wednesday to end the administration's controversial practice of separating migrant children from parents crossing the US border illegally.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 8:35:19

Pope criticizes US policy on migrant family separation

Pope Francis has criticized the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant families at the Mexican border, saying populism is not the answer to the world's immigration problems.
Source: Reuters | 2018/6/20 22:03:42

Canada Senate approves recreational marijuana use

Canada's upper house of parliament on Tuesday approved a revised bill to legalize recreational marijuana, setting the stage for the country to become the first Group of Seven nation to legalize cannabis.
Source: Reuters | 2018/6/20 21:28:41

US business associations urge greater congressional oversight of Trump's trade policy

A group of almost 60 US business associations, including the National Retail Federation and the National Foreign Trade Council, have urged Congress to exert greater oversight of President Donald Trump's use of tariffs and other trade policy measures.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 14:57:57

Mayor of Washington D.C. wins Democratic nomination for second term

Muriel Bowser, mayor of Washington, D.C., secured the Democratic Party nomination Tuesday as she's looking for a second term in office.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 14:43:01

Pentagon confirms death of Navy soldier

The US Defense Department on Tuesday announced the death of a US Navy sailor deployed to Africa.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 13:29:16

White House deputy chief of staff to leave office

The White House said Tuesday that deputy chief of staff Joe Hagin is leaving his post for the private sector.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 13:26:20

Children should not be snatched from their migrant parents: UNICEF chief

Children should not be snatched from their migrant parents, Henrietta Fore, executive director of UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), said on Tuesday, in reference to the controversial US practice on the Mexico border.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 8:48:19