The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said Carlos Escobar-Mejia, who had been held at the Otay Mesa Detention Centre in San Diego, died at an area hospital where he had been undergoing treatment since April 24.
At least nine civilians were killed in Ibn Semaan village of Aleppo province, war monitor SOHR says, adding 20 other civilians were killed in neighbouring provinces of Idlib and Aleppo.
Meanwhile, a least one anti-government protester was shot dead in Baghdad and another in the flashpoint southern city of Nasiriyah as security forces use live rounds and tear gas to try to flush protesters out of squares and streets.
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Why the government's austerity measures and claims of decreasing inflation don’t sit well with regular Egyptians.
Part VI: The Power of the Revolutionary Guard - this is the sixth in a series of articles that looks at how the Iranian Revolution came to be in 1979, and where it has led Iran over the course of four decades.
The global market for mercenaries and private military contractors is worth more than $100 billion, and the lines that differentiate the two are blurry.
Head of the UN peacekeeping mission in the west African country says these were "terror" attacks that claimed the lives of a peacekeeper, a contractor and seven Malians.
The move is seen as one of the first concrete efforts by the Trump administration to crack down on leaks to the media.
The US says THAAD was installed to counter a growing nuclear threat from North Korea, but the 170 people who live in the village where it is based say setting up a missile defence system on their front door is asking for trouble.
CIA Director Mike Pompeo on Thursday made the comment in his first public speech as spy agency chief. He also denounced leakers who have plagued US intelligence.
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