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Hawaii judge halts Trump's new travel ban

A federal judge in Hawaii has issued an emergency halt to President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, blocking it hours before it was due to come into effect.

A federal judge in Hawaii has issued an emergency halt to President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, blocking it hours before it was due to come into effect.

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Anger and dismay in countries targeted by Trump travel ban

The United Nations has voiced its concern amid reports that tens of thousands of refugees already vetted for resettlement to the United States will now be stranded in crisis…

The United Nations has voiced its concern amid reports that tens of thousands of refugees already vetted for resettlement to the United States will now be stranded in crisis…

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Trump travel ban prompts mixed reactions

To much less fanfare, the US president signs a second version of his travel ban, but lawyers are still threatening legal action.

To much less fanfare, the US president signs a second version of his travel ban, but lawyers are still threatening legal action.

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Iraq off 'banned list' in new Trump US travel order

With his controversial first travel ban blocked by the courts, President Donald Trump has signed a revised executive order preventing citizens from six Muslim-majority nations from travelling to the U

With his controversial first travel ban blocked by the courts, President Donald Trump has signed a revised executive order preventing citizens from six Muslim-majority nations from travelling to the U

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Iraq taken off US travel ban list

White House officials have told the Reuters news agency a new executive order will keep a 90-day ban on travel by citizens of six Muslim-majority nations: Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen

White House officials have told the Reuters news agency a new executive order will keep a 90-day ban on travel by citizens of six Muslim-majority nations: Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen

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EU Commission non-committal over Parliament's US visa call

The EU Commission has said it will “take note” of a vote by the European Parliament to reintroduce visa requirements for US citizens, temporarily.

The EU Commission has said it will “take note” of a vote by the European Parliament to reintroduce visa requirements for US citizens, temporarily.

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Ukraine moves one step closer to EU visa-free travel

The European Parliament has reached an informal agreement to grant Ukrainians visa-free travel to the European Union

The European Parliament has reached an informal agreement to grant Ukrainians visa-free travel to the European Union

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EU Parliament moves to end visa-free travel for Americans

The European Parliament has taken the first step in potentially revoking visa-free travel of Americans to the European Union

The European Parliament has taken the first step in potentially revoking visa-free travel of Americans to the European Union

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US court upholds suspension of Trump travel ban

Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban remains suspended, after a US appeals court threw out a bid to reinstate it.

Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban remains suspended, after a US appeals court threw out a bid to reinstate it.

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Trump attacks on judges 'demoralising': Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch

Donald Trump’s nominee for the US Supreme Court Neil Gorsuch has criticised the president’s Twitter attacks on judges as “demoralising” and “abhorrent”.

Donald Trump’s nominee for the US Supreme Court Neil Gorsuch has criticised the president’s Twitter attacks on judges as “demoralising” and “abhorrent”.

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Trump under fire in Ivanka row

President Trump has been criticised for using his position to attack the retailer Nordstrom for dropping his daughter Ivanka's clothing line.

President Trump has been criticised for using his position to attack the retailer Nordstrom for dropping his daughter Ivanka's clothing line.

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Trump defends travel ban by attacking US courts

The US president ramped up criticism of the courts, as his travel ban is examined by judges in Seattle.

The US president ramped up criticism of the courts, as his travel ban is examined by judges in Seattle.

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Trump ban hits travel to the United States

Travel analysis company ForwardKeys concludes President Donald Trump's travel ban immediately caused a significant drop in bookings to the USA.

Travel analysis company ForwardKeys concludes President Donald Trump's travel ban immediately caused a significant drop in bookings to the USA.

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Both sides grilled as US appeals court probes Trump travel ban

An American appeals court ended Tuesday’s session saying it would rule as soon as possible on whether President Trump’s travel ban on refugees and nationals of some mostly-Muslim countries should be…

An American appeals court ended Tuesday’s session saying it would rule as soon as possible on whether President Trump’s travel ban on refugees and nationals of some mostly-Muslim countries should be…

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Londoners oppose Trump travel ban

Cities across the UK joined a global movement in oppostion to Donald Trump and a travel ban he tried to impose last week

Cities across the UK joined a global movement in oppostion to Donald Trump and a travel ban he tried to impose last week

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US Appeals Court refuses to reinstate the Trump travel ban

Nonetheless, Donald Trump is predicting the US Justice Department will win the appeal it has filed against a judge's order lifting a travel ban he had imposed on citizens of seven mainly-Muslim countr

Nonetheless, Donald Trump is predicting the US Justice Department will win the appeal it has filed against a judge's order lifting a travel ban he had imposed on citizens of seven mainly-Muslim countr

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Trump administration appeals travel ban suspension

As the Trump administration appeals the suspension of its controversial travel ban, those affected by the restrictions are using their window of opportunity to get into the United…

As the Trump administration appeals the suspension of its controversial travel ban, those affected by the restrictions are using their window of opportunity to get into the United…

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EU foreign policy chief criticises Trump travel ban, Farage trolled

The EU’s foreign policy chief has underlined opposition to Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban, saying no-one should be deprived of their fundamental rights.

The EU’s foreign policy chief has underlined opposition to Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban, saying no-one should be deprived of their fundamental rights.

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Banned from the US

With the stroke of a pen, thousands of lives are now in administrative limbo since Donald Trump imposed a US immigration and travel order.

With the stroke of a pen, thousands of lives are now in administrative limbo since Donald Trump imposed a US immigration and travel order.

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Stand-in US Attorney General vows to enforce Trump travel ban

After Sally Yates was sacked as the US Federal government’s top lawyer by Donald Trump, her temporary replacement has told his staff to obey the president’s…

After Sally Yates was sacked as the US Federal government’s top lawyer by Donald Trump, her temporary replacement has told his staff to obey the president’s…

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EU-Turkey relations tense ahead of membership progress report

The EU has called on Turkey to restart political dialogue with opposition groups and protect its democracy, and described recent developments as ‘extremely…

The EU has called on Turkey to restart political dialogue with opposition groups and protect its democracy, and described recent developments as ‘extremely…

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Brexit ripples: hate crimes, anxiety and passport-hunting

Leaving the UK, applying for naturalisation, seeking an EU passport: some options weighed by British and foreign Europe-lovers after the Brexit vote.

Leaving the UK, applying for naturalisation, seeking an EU passport: some options weighed by British and foreign Europe-lovers after the Brexit vote.