Migrants, most of them asylum seekers sent back to Mexico from the United States under the Remain in Mexico program, occupy a makeshift encampment in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. (Reuters)
Migrants, most of them asylum seekers sent back to Mexico from the United States under the "Remain in Mexico" program, occupy a makeshift encampment in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. (Reuters)

She told U.S. immigration agent she was HIV-positive and sought asylum but was sent back to Mexico, without medication

The Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” policy allows entry for migrants with severe medical conditions. But some very sick asylum seekers are being turned away.

‘People are getting a little crazy’: Life in Italy’s ‘red zone’

Eleven towns and villages in northern Italy are cut off from the world by checkpoints.

Israel will try again to vote in a government — this time with coronavirus fears in the mix

Officials have readied special quarantined voting places for Monday’s election, Israel’s third in 11 months.

Japan’s Abe faces mounting anger over school closures, lack of virus testing

Japan could have many hidden cases of the coronavirus, but critics say the government has downplayed the problem in a misguided attempt to save the Olympics.
The agreement includes a provision for the full withdrawal of American troops.
Members of China’s Muslim minority are brought to toil in factories, some supplying Western brands.
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The policy that has pushed tens of thousands of migrants back into Mexico to await U.S. asylum hearings now appears headed to the Supreme Court.
Russia, which backs the Syrian regime, and Turkey traded recriminations over the strike.
When young Iraqi men perish on the ramparts of protest, the women they leave behind are often forced to mourn in secret and alone.
But they do pronounce the last name somewhat differently.
MSC Cruises said Friday morning that its ship got a “clean bill of health” from Mexican officials and that passengers would soon disembark.
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