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Mexico detains 791 migrants, including 368 children under eight

Mexico detains 791 migrants, including 368 children under eight

A total of 791 Central American migrants, including 368 children under the age of eight, have been detained in the Mexican state of Veracruz, officials said Sunday.The detentions of the migrants, who were being transported hidden in four trailers, were carried

Brazil strike disrupts transport ahead of Copa America

Brazil strike disrupts transport ahead of Copa America

A nationwide strike disrupted public transport in Brazil on Friday as thousands of protesters took to the streets across the country to march against President Jair Bolsonaro's pension reform, ahead of the Copa America opener.The latest in a series of mass de

Iran not seeking war with US, sending warning: analysts

Iran not seeking war with US, sending warning: analysts

Amid an intensifying war of words following dual tanker attacks in the Gulf, Iran is not seeking open conflict with the United States but is sending a warning to Washington, analysts say.Tensions around the Gulf shipping channel, vital to the transportation of

Uber eyes drones for food delivery, unveils new autonomous car

Uber eyes drones for food delivery, unveils new autonomous car

Uber said Wednesday it plans to speed up restaurant meal delivery by using drones for its Uber Eats service, in the latest effort by the ride-hailing giant to disrupt the transport sector.At its Uber Elevate Summit, the company said it had regulatory approval

One dead, 22 injured in West Point training accident

One dead, 22 injured in West Point training accident

One US military cadet was killed and 22 cadets and soldiers were injured when their transport vehicle overturned Thursday at the US Military Academy at West Point, New York, the academy said.The cadet -- the term for trainees at the US Army's elite officers'

New Delhi to offer free public transport for 850,000 women

New Delhi to offer free public transport for 850,000 women

Almost a million women will enjoy free public transport as part of an attempt to make the Indian capital safer, New Delhi's government said Monday.The city has been notorious for women's safety since the 2012 gang rape and murder of a female student on a Del