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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Nov 05, 2018, 08.45 AM (IST)

Saudi prince: Probe into Khashoggi killing will exonerate Crown Prince Salman

Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a top international businessman from the kingdom, said on Sunday that an official investigation into the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi will exonerate the country's leader.

'You gotta get to the polls on Tuesday, and you gotta vote,' Trump tells electorate before US midterm elections

Donald Trump and his Democratic rivals made frenzied, final pushes to motivate their core voters Sunday ahead of contentious midterm elections seen as a referendum on the president's divisive first two years in office.

Delhi pollution: Authorities say air quality will deteriorate severely from today

Delhiites breathed easy Sunday after air quality significantly improved due to increased wind speed and control measures implemented by the government, even as authorities warned of severe deterioration from Monday.

US sanctions on Iran, 'toughest ever,' take force today

The United States is reimposing punitive measures targeting the Iranian oil and financial sectors in what US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called "the toughest sanctions ever placed" against Iran.

Fuel prices further slashed; petrol selling at 78.56 per litre, diesel 73.16

Fuel prices in the country continued to decline on Monday with the price of petrol reaching Rs 78.56 per litre in Delhi and Rs 84.06 per litre in Mumbai.