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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Dec 26, 2018, 08:57 AM(IST)

File photo: Migrant children housed at a detention centre near the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas are pictured walking in single file. Photograph:( Reuters )

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Second migrant child dies in US custody this month

An eight-year-old migrant from Guatemala died in government custody on Tuesday, US Customs and Border Protection said, the second child fatality in US detention this month.


David Warner asked me to tamper with ball, says Cameron Bancroft

Banned Australian player Cameron Bancroft on Wednesday confirmed David Warner asked him to alter the ball during the tampering scandal in South Africa and said he went along with it "to fit in".


Islamic State claims attack on Libya foreign ministry that killed three

Suicide attackers stormed the Libyan foreign ministry in the capital Tripoli on Tuesday, killing at least three people including a senior civil servant in an attack claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group.


Former Pakistani lawmaker Ali Raza Abidi assassinated in Karachi

Former Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader and former Member of Pakistan National Assembly (MNA) Ali Raza Abidi was shot dead in Karachi on Tuesday, stated Deputy Inspector General (DIG) South Javed Alam Odho.


IND vs AUS, 3rd Test: Mayank Agarwal scores 50 on debut

Debutant Mayank Agarwal displayed some brilliant cricketing skills to reach his half-century and give India a steady start on the first day of the Boxing Day Test on Wednesday.

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