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US withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council: What you need to know

The US is not alone in levelling criticism at the UN Human Rights Council over alleged abuses committed by its members.

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New York to sue Trump over treatment of immigrant families

Governor Cuomo accuses Trump administration of violating "the Constitutional rights of children and their parents".

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US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

Announcement by Ambassador Nikki Haley comes a month after body votes to probe killings of Palestinians in Gaza.

Nikki Haley

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Trump doubles down as anger grows over child separation policy

US officials scramble to defend policy of separating families at the border after audio of screaming children surfaces.

Honduran girl, 2

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US Senate approves bill that could block F35 transfer to Turkey

Turkey says US bill is going against 'the soul of strategic partnership', warning it could buy stealth jets elsewhere.

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Carlotta – the Mexican depression that stormed the coast

Acapulco suffered some wind damage but flooding rains have been the mark of this month’s cyclones.

Carlotta

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Who is Ivan Duque, Colombia's president-elect?

The 41-year-old protege of former President Uribe has promised to make changes to the 2016 peace deal with the FARC.

Ivan Duque

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Uncertainty for FARC peace deal as Ivan Duque wins in Colombia

Right-wing candidate, 41, has pledged to roll back parts of the landmark 2016 peace accord with the FARC group.

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Anger mounts against Trump over child separation policy

Hundreds protest against policy of separating children from those caught crossing the US-Mexico border.

child separation policy

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Eight dead in Nicaragua as gunfire and home blaze break truce

Violence breaks out hours after a peace truce was struck between President Daniel Ortega and protesters.

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