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US President Donald Trump faces widespread criticism for his decision to end birthright citizenship

President Donald Trump's decision to bring an executive order to end the right to the US citizenship for children born in the US to non-citizens has invited widespread criticism, even from his own par

China opposes US unilateral sanctions against Chinese firm

China's Commerce Ministry late on Tuesday expressed opposition to the US imposition of unilateral sanctions against a Chinese firm, urging the country to immediately stop its wrong practice.

Donald Trump’s message for immigrants, calls for ending birthright citizenship for babies

Seeking to energise his supporters and help Republicans keep control of Congress, US President made the statements to "Axios on HBO" in order to focus on his hardline immigration policies

Germany’s deadliest post-war serial killer: Nurse Niels Hoegel admits killing 99 patients

A German nurse admitted in court on Tuesday to being post-war Germany's deadliest serial killer, murdering 99 patients with lethal injections so that he could play the hero by trying to revive them.

US Republican Harry Arora hopes to reverse Obama wave this November in Connecticut to enter Congress

Harry Arora, an Indian-American engineer-turned-entrepreneur is hopeful of reversing the 2008 Obama wave to take back a Congressional district in Connecticut from the Democrats to the Republican party

Donald Trump says end birthright citizenship for some US-born babies

President Donald Trump says he wants to order the end of the constitutional right to citizenship for babies of non-citizens and unauthorized immigrants born in the United States.

Jamal Khashoggi row: Saudi prosecutor at Istanbul consulate where journalist was killed

The head of the Saudi investigation, Attorney General Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb, who last week acknowledged that the killing was "premeditated", did not make a statement as he arrived at the diplomatic com

Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to start Rohingya repatriation by mid-November

Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed on Tuesday to begin by mid-November the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh to escape an army crackdown.

Sri Lanka political crisis: Unfolding series of events, role of key players – Here’s all you need to know

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena sacked Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and appointed former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa as the new premier.

Lion Air plane had airspeed problem on flight prior to crash in Indonesia, says official

The Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane that crashed with 189 people on board on Monday had technical problems on its previous flight, including "unreliable airspeed", an official of Indonesia's national

Thousands evacuated as Typhoon Yutu strikes Philippines; fierce winds shear off roofs, snap trees

Cutting a path just south of last month's Typhoon Mangkhut, which killed dozens, the new storm tore across the Philippines' most populous island and dumped heavy rains along the way.

Lion Air plane crash: Indonesian Boeing 737 MAX jet flew erratically the day before accident

The Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX jet that crashed in Indonesia on Monday morning flew erratically during a flight the previous evening when it experienced a "technical problem", according to data from flig

Donald Trump proposes tent cities for illegal immigrants in US seeking political asylum

In an interview with Fox News, Trump asserted that his administration will not let illegal immigrants come into the US as the Pentagon on Monday announced to deploy 5,200 soldiers on the southwestern

US President Donald Trump plans aggressive campaign for crucial November 6 mid-term polls

Only a week is left for the November 6 mid-term elections, in which Americans would elect 435 members of the House of Representatives and 35 of the 100 Senate seats in Congress.

Pharrell Williams sends legal notice to Donald Trump for playing ‘Happy’ at rally

Williams' lawyer sent a cease-and-desist letter to the POTUS for using the "Despicable Me 2" song at a gathering in Illinois' Murphysboro, hours after 11 people were killed in the mass shooting at the

Sri Lanka political crisis: President Maithripala Sirisena sacks PM Ranil Wickremesinghe; country braces for protest

Sirisena is under increasing political and diplomatic pressure to reconvene parliament and resolve the constitutional crisis.

6.1-magnitude earthquake rattles New Zealand as royal couple Prince Harry and Meghan visit

The quake was felt in Wellington during a session of parliament, prompting lawmakers to stop deliberations and seek refuge as a precaution.

China allows trade in tiger, rhino products

China says it will allow trading in products made from endangered tigers and rhinos under "special circumstances," reversing a previous ban and bringing condemnation from conservation groups.

Lion Air plane crash: More body parts found from site of crash

The Boeing-737 MAX, which went into service just months ago, crashed into the Java Sea moments after it had asked to return to Jakarta on Monday.

Indonesia focuses on recovering black boxes from crashed aircraft

More than 100 rescue personnel were searching the area where the plane is believed to have plunged into the water, about 8 km east of Cape Tanjung Karawang, located in the eastern part of Jakarta Bay.

Indian couple dies after falling 800 feet in California’s Yosemite National Park

In a tragic incident, an Indian couple died after falling 800 feet in an area with steep terrain in California's Yosemite National Park this week, according to a media report.

US expresses condolence for Indonesian plane crash victims

The US has extended its deepest condolences for the victims of a low-cost Indonesian aircraft that crashed into the sea with 189 people on board, including an Indian pilot, soon after taking off from

US awards construction contract for its new embassy building in Delhi

The United States has awarded the contract to construct its new embassy building in New Delhi to a Alabama-based company, an official announcement said on Monday.

US following development in Sri Lanka, urges all sides to respect due process: State Department

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday sacked Wickremesinghe and appointed former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa as the new prime minister, triggering political chaos.

Not media, but Fake News Media is the enemy of the people, says US President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump escalated his rhetoric against the media on Monday accusing them of misinterpreting his tweet on "fake news media" and reporting it "purposely inaccurately".

Sri Lankan political crisis its internal affairs, says China

Sri Lanka had plunged into political crisis since President Maithripala Sirisena sacked Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinge and appointed pro-China former president Mahinda Rajapaksa as his successor.

Merkel says will step down as German chancellor at end of term

Angela Merkel said Monday she would step down as German chancellor at the end of her term in 2021.

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