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Updated09 May 2019, 01:10 AM IST
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12:55 AM, 08 May

7 Dead, 10 Wounded in Guatemala Prison Riot Shooting

Gunfire during a riot in a Guatemala prison Tuesday left at least seven inmates dead and 10 wounded, authorities said.

National Civil Police said the dead were all prisoners at the Pavon Rehabilitation Model Farm in the municipality of Fraijanes, about 10 miles (17 kilometers) east of Guatemala City.

(Source: AP)

1:50 AM, 08 May

Brazil's Bolsonaro Signs Decree Easing Gun Laws

President Jair Bolsonaro loosened Brazil's strict gun laws by decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammunition amid rising crime fears.

Bolsonaro signed the presidential decree surrounded by supporting lawmakers who applauded and made finger-gun gestures with their hands.

(Source: AP)

1:58 AM, 08 May

2 Naxals Killed in Encounter With Police in Chhattisgarh

Two Naxals, including a woman, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district in the early hours of Wednesday, police said.

The face-off took place around 5 am at a forest in Gonderas village when a joint team of the District Reserve Guard (DRG) and the Special Task Force (STF) was out on an anti-Maoist operation, Deputy Inspector General (anti-naxal operations) Sundarraj P said.

(Source: PTI)

2:19 AM, 08 May

Trump Can Make Asylum Seekers Wait in Mexico

A federal appeals court said the Trump administration can force asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for court hearings while the policy is challenged in court.

The order by the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse a decision by a San Francisco judge that would have blocked the policy gave the president a temporary victory on his hallmark issue of immigration.

(Source: AP)

Published: 08 May 2019, 01:44 AM IST
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