Mexico breaks up migrant caravan heading toward U.S.

World Jan 24, 2020

Mexico breaks up migrant caravan heading toward U.S.

Eight hundred Central American migrants were rounded up and hauled onto buses by Mexican national guardsmen and immigration agents after crossing into the country early Thursday and walking for hours along a rural highway. The migrants had stopped for the day at a shaded crossroads ...

Mexico blocks migrants trying to cross from Guatemala on way to U.S.

World Jan 19, 2020

Mexico blocks migrants trying to cross from Guatemala on way to U.S.

Mexican authorities closed a border entry point in southern Mexico on Saturday after thousands of Central American migrants tried to push their way across a bridge spanning the Suchiate River between Mexico and Guatemala. Honduran migrants waved their country's flag and sang the national anthem ...

Dozens killed as Damascus presses Idlib offensive, shattering truce

World Jan 17, 2020

Dozens killed as Damascus presses Idlib offensive, shattering truce

Dozens of fighters and civilians were killed in Syria's Idlib province as the government pressed a deadly offensive Thursday toward a key town in the country's last rebel bastion. The latest violence, which followed airstrikes that killed 19 civilians on Wednesday, buried a cease-fire deal ...

Cyprus rescues 101 Syrian migrants off coast

World / Social Issues Jan 15, 2020

Cyprus rescues 101 Syrian migrants off coast

Cyprus police said they rescued 101 Syrian migrants sighted on a boat off the Mediterranean island's southeast coast on Tuesday. A patrol vessel located the 33-meter (100-foot) boat 18 nautical miles off the resort town of Protaras. The migrants were brought to shore on an inflatable ...