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Representative image of Migrants en route to the US border. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Nov 25, 2018, 08.45 AM (IST)

All migrants at border to be held in Mexico while they're assessed: Trump

Asylum seekers hoping to enter the US via its southern border will have to wait in Mexico while they are assessed, President Donald Trump announced Saturday, appearing to confirm a report about a bilateral deal published by The Washington Post.

'A deal for a brighter future': Theresa May writes open letter to Britons on Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May wrote a "letter to the nation" Sunday vowing to campaign with "heart and soul" for her Brexit deal once EU leaders sign off on it this weekend.

'Shame' on you, Macron tells French fuel hike protesters

Anti-government protesters clashed with French police on the Champs-Elysees in Paris on Saturday, leaving the area cloaked in tear gas and smoke from fires on a fresh day of demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron.

J&K: 4 terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Shopian's Kapran Batagund

An encounter between security forces and terrorists broke out in Kapran Batagund area of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Sunday. 

Ram statue in Ayodhya to be tallest in the world: UP government

Uttar Pradesh Principal Secretary (Information) Avanish Awasthi on Saturday said that the state government will install a 221-metre bronze statue of Lord Ram in Ayodhya.