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Jamal Khashoggi. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 05, 2018, 08.41 AM (IST)

VVIP chopper case accused Christian Michel brought to India after extradition from UAE

Christian Michel James, the alleged middleman in politically-sensitive Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper deal, was brought to India late Tuesday night following his extradition by the UAE, the CBI said.

Saudi Crown Prince Salman ordered Khashoggi killing: US senators

Senior US senators said on Tuesday they were more certain than ever that Saudi Arabia`s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, was responsible for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after receiving a CIA briefing on the matter.

ISRO's heaviest satellite launched, the GSAT-11 will boost broadband services in the country

India's heaviest satellite GSAT-11, that would boost broadband services in the country, was successfully launched by an Arianespace rocket from the French Guiana in the early hours of Wednesday, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said.

Trump meets Bush family ahead of funeral

President Donald Trump went in person Tuesday to pay his respects to the grieving Bush family in his latest show of peacemaking with the political clan he once fought bitterly.

World's first baby born via womb transplant from dead donor

A woman in Brazil who received a womb transplanted from a deceased donor has given birth to a baby girl in the first successful case of its kind, doctors reported.