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Donald Trump threatens imposition of national emergency over border wall issue

US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose a national emergency which will empower him to go ahead with his plan to construct a barrier, concrete or steel, along the southern border with Mexico to prevent flow of illegal immigrants into the country.

Trump Wednesday said imposing a national emergency is the last option and threatened to use it if the Democrats do not allocate USD 5.7 billion funding for his controversial US-Mexico border wall plan.He argued that the current situation, wherein people are entering the country illegally and there is a massive smuggling of drugs, poses a national security threat."I have the absolute right to impose national emergency if I want," Trump said. 

Former Tennis star and now bankrupt Boris Becker auction his trophies to pay off debts

Trophies and personal souvenirs belonging to German tennis star Boris Becker will be auctioned online from Monday by British firm Wyles Hardy to parti...

4 killed, 100 injured in Bangladesh train derailment

At least four people were killed and about a 100 others injured when a train derailed in Bangladesh's Moulvibazar district, an official said on Monday...

'Won't allow discussion on Hong Kong at G-20 summit,' says China

Beijing: China said on Monday it will not allow discussion on Hong Kong at the G20 this week even as US President Donald Trump plans to raise the city...

31 injured in China earthquake

Thirty-one people were injured after a 5.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Gongxian County in China's Sichuan province, authorities said on Sunday.Rescuer...