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U.S. fires tear gas into Mexico to repel migrants, closes border gate for several hours

TIJUANA: U.S. authorities shut the country’s busiest border crossing and fired tear gas into Mexico on Sunday to repel Central American migrants approaching the border after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed the asylum-seekers would not easily enter the country. Traffic in both directions was suspended for several hours at the San Ysidro port of entry between San Diego and Tijuana, U.S. officials said, disrupting trade at the most heavily trafficked land border in the Western Hemisphere. Pedestrian crossings and…

Israeli troops fire shots, tear gas at Gaza protesters, 1,100 Palestinians hurt

GAZA BORDER: Israeli troops fired live rounds and tear gas at Palestinians, who thronged the Gaza-Israel frontier near a border terminal on Friday as part of a long-running protest, injuring about 1,100 people. Medics said around 82 people were shot and wounded with live fire, another 800 treated for gas inhalation and the rest for other injuries along the Gaza side of the 25-mile border fence, where Palestinians set up tent encampments on March 30 for what they call “The Great March of Return”. Youths rolled burning…

Police fire tear gas shells at PTI’s convoy near Attock

ISLAMABAD: Police on Monday resort to fire tear gas shells at hundreds of PTI workers and supporters as they tried to cross the Haroonabad Bridge in a bid to enter Punjab from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.   Television footage showed PTI workers and police officials struggling after police and Frontier Constabulary (FC) used tear gas shells to disperse protesters making their way into Islamabad from KPK. A huge contingent of Frontier Constabulary (FC) and police has taken positions around Islamabad with prison vans. A…