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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 30, 2018, 06.54 PM(IST)

File photo of US President Donald Trump. Photograph:( Reuters )

Donald Trump plans to scrap birthright citizenship: Report

President Donald Trump plans to abolish the right to citizenship for anyone born in the United States -- guaranteed by the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution -- with an executive order, he said in an interview excerpt released Tuesday.

Sri Lanka crisis: Thousands take to streets to protest against Ranil Wickremesinghe sacking

Tens of thousands of activists blocked the centre of Colombo on Tuesday to protest the sacking of Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister.

Bangladesh, Myanmar to start returning Rohingya in November

Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed Tuesday to start returning Rohingya refugees in November, less than a week after UN investigators warned that a genocide against the Muslim minority was still ongoing.

Indonesia sifts through plane debris, orders jet inspection

Indonesia ordered the inspection of all Boeing 737-MAX airliners on Tuesday as rescue teams recovered more human remains from a brand new Lion Air jet that plunged into the sea with 189 people on board.

Video: 10 dead in Italy storms as wild weather sweeps Europe

The death toll from fierce storms battering Italy has risen to 10, civil protection authorities said Tuesday, as wild weather swept parts of Europe, leaving motorists and tourists stranded.