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More than 100 child refugees missing in UK after being smuggled from Calais

Scores of child refugees as young as 13 have gone missing in the UK over the past year after being brought to the country by people smugglers operating in Calais, The Independent has learnt. More than 100 unaccompanied minors known to have crossed from northern France via unauthorised routes since last August remain unaccounted …

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US to keep special representative’s office, at least for now

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration has appointed an acting special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, redressing speculations that it was abolishing the office established during former president Barack Obama’s first term. The special representative coordinates US policies for Pakistan and Afghanistan, working directly with the two governments and with Washington’s Nato …

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Israeli forces kill three Palestinians as clashes erupt over Jerusalem holy site

Three Palestinians were killed and dozens wounded Friday in clashes between protesters and Israeli forces over new security measures at an ultra-sensitive Jerusalem holy site where police restricted access for Muslim prayers. The unrest came after Israeli ministers decided not to order the removal of metal detectors erected at entrances …

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