WASHINGTON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Mexico's incoming government has agreed to back the Trump administration's plan to change U.S. border policy by requiring asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their claims move through U.S. courts, the Washington Post reported on Saturday.Citing Mexican officials and senior members of president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's transition team, the newspaper said the agreement would break with long-standing asylum rules and mount a new obstacle to Central American migrants attempting to reach the United States and escape poverty and violence.Olga Sanchez Cordero, Mexico's incoming interior minister and the top domestic policy official for Lopez Obrador, who takes office Dec. 1, told the Washington Post the plan known as Remain in Mexico was a "short-term solution."Related: U.S. troops sent to border by Trump in anticipation of migrant caravans 27 PHOTOS US troops sent to border by Trump in anticipation of migrant caravans See Gallery US … [Read more...] about Mexico mounts new obstacle to Central American migrants attempting to reach the United States.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on Muslims worldwide on Saturday to unite against the United States, instead of "rolling out red carpets for criminals".Washington in May reimposed sanctions on Tehran, after President Donald Trump pulled out of a 2015 international nuclear deal with Iran under which they had been lifted.gi "Submitting to the West headed by America would be treason against our religion ... and against the future generations of this region," Rouhani told an international conference on Islamic unity in Tehran, in a speech broadcast live on state television."We have a choice to either roll out red carpets for criminals, or to forcefully stand against injustice and remain faithful to our Prophet, our Koran and our Islam," Rouhani said, in an apparent reference to Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states which have close ties to Washington.Iran and Saudi Arabia are regional rivals and have supported opposing sides in conflicts in Syria and Yemen and … [Read more...] about Iran’s Rouhani calls for Muslims to unite against United States
GENK, Belgium (Reuters) - Italy substitute Matteo Politano struck in the final minute of stoppage time to snatch a deserved 1-0 win over the United States in a friendly on Tuesday.Roberto Mancini's side had scored just three times in their last five matches and left it late to ensure victory over the U.S. despite dominating possession and creating several excellent chances throughout the 90 minutes.gi Mancini made seven changes from the 0-0 draw with Portugal in Milan on Saturday and secured second spot in Nations League Group A3, handing a debut to Sassuolo midfielder Stefano Sensi.However, his refreshed team looked destined for another stalemate until Inter Milan winger Politano drilled a low shot past goalkeeper Ethan Horvath in the dying moments.Leonardo Bonucci had spurned a glorious chance after 18 minutes when he sprung the offside trap to meet Sensi’s free-kick, only for Horvath to rush out and block the effort.The American keeper was called into action again in the final … [Read more...] about Dominant Italy grab last-gasp win over United States
By Simon EvansLONDON (Reuters) - Wayne Rooney made his 120th and final appearance for England as Gareth Southgate's team beat the United States 3-0 in a friendly at Wembley on Thursday.gi England's all-time top scorer, Rooney came on as a 58th- minute substitute with the team 2-0 up thanks to excellent first-half strikes from Jesse Lingard and Trent Alexander-Arnold.The game, played in front of a well below capacity crowd of 68,155, had been billed as a tribute match to Rooney and he was given a guard of honour by both sets of players and received a presentation from the Football Association before kick-off.The 33-year-old former Manchester United and Everton forward, who now plays in the U.S. for Major League Soccer team D.C. United, did not have a major impact on the game but forced American keeper Brad Guzan into a save in stoppage time.Callum Wilson, the Bournemouth striker making his England debut, made it 3-0 in the 77th minute.England, who face Croatia in the Nations League at … [Read more...] about Rooney says farewell as England beat United States
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has called on the United States to help support the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management (AHA Center), particularly regarding the Rohingya Crisis. "We conveyed that we need US support for the AHA Center (ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management), so that we can carry out tasks or mandates given by ASEAN leaders to play a role in Rakhine State," Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi, who accompanied Jokowi during a bilateral meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence, noted in a statement here, Thursday. The AHA Center is an inter-governmental organization that aims to facilitate cooperation and coordination among ASEAN member states and with the United Nations and international organizations for disaster management and emergency response in the ASEAN region. Jokowi and Pence discussed several collaborations, including in the trade sector, during the … [Read more...] about Jokowi calls on Unites States to help solve Rohingya crisis