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Honduran migrants march as Trump vows 'full efforts' to halt them

Honduran migrants march as Trump vows 'full efforts' to halt them

Thousands of Honduran migrants whose trek toward the United States has triggered tirades from US President Donald Trump forged on Sunday after crossing a river into Mexico, marching for hours.

Mexico allows caravan women, children in, but thousands still stranded

Mexico allows caravan women, children in, but thousands still stranded

Mexican authorities allowed dozens of women and children from a US-bound Honduran migrant caravan to enter the country Saturday but thousands remain stranded on a border bridge between Guatemala and Mexico where riot police barred their progress.

Migrant caravan halted on Mexico-Guatemala border

Migrant caravan halted on Mexico-Guatemala border

Hundreds of people in a caravan of migrants that crossed from Honduras into Guatemala staged a dramatic bid to breach the Mexican border on Friday, as local governments began preparing to disperse the convoy under pressure from Washington.

As Khashoggi crisis grows, Saudi king checks son's power

As Khashoggi crisis grows, Saudi king checks son's power

So grave is the fallout from the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that King Salman has felt compelled to intervene, five sources with links to the Saudi royal family said.

US, South Korea suspend additional military exercise: Pentagon

US, South Korea suspend additional military exercise: Pentagon

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his South Korean counterpart Jeong Kyeong-doo have canceled the "Vigilant Ace" military exercise that was slated for December, a Pentagon spokeswoman said Friday.

Trump threatens to cut US aid to Honduras over immigrant caravan

Trump threatens to cut US aid to Honduras over immigrant caravan

US President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to withdraw funding and aid from Honduras if it does not stop a caravan of people that is heading to the United States, in his latest effort to show his administration's tough stance on immigration.

North Korea says 'no way' it will disarm without trust in US

North Korea says 'no way' it will disarm without trust in US

North Korea's foreign minister on Saturday told the United Nations there was "no way" that his country would disarm first as long as the United States continued to push for tough enforcement of sanctions against Pyongyang.

US announces $185mn aid boost to Myanmar's Rohingya

US announces $185mn aid boost to Myanmar's Rohingya

The United States announced a 185-million-dollar boost in aid to Rohingya refugees late Monday.

US condemns Iran attack but says 'needs to look at own base'

US condemns Iran attack but says 'needs to look at own base'

"The United States condemns any terrorist attack anywhere, period. We've always stood by that," Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, told CNN.

Iran FM blames 'foreign regime' backed by US for parade attack

Iran FM blames 'foreign regime' backed by US for parade attack

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif blamed "a foreign regime" backed by the United States for Saturday's attack on a military parade which killed at least eight troops and several civilians.

Russia warns US it is 'playing with fire' with sanctions

Russia warns US it is 'playing with fire' with sanctions

On Thursday, the United States expanded its sanctions war against Russia to China, for the first time announcing punitive measures against a Chinese military organisation for buying Russian fighter jets and missiles.

US seeks to negotiate a treaty with Iran - special envoy

US seeks to negotiate a treaty with Iran - special envoy

The United States is seeking to negotiate a treaty with Iran that will cover both its ballistic missile and nuclear programs, US special envoy for Iran Brian Hook said on Wednesday ahead of UN meetings in New York next week.