WION Morning News Brief, January 9, 2018

After earthquakes hit the country in 2001, Salvadorans were granted Temporary Protected Status or TPS and their permits have been renewed on an 18-month basis since then. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 09, 2018, 03.28 AM (IST)

North and South Korea begin talks in truce village

North and South Korea began talks in the border truce village of Panmunjom today as tensions between the two countries over Kim's repeated ballistic tests faded.

 

Trump would welcome challenge from Oprah Winfrey for president

US President Donald Trump would gladly face Oprah Winfrey as an opponent in the 2020 presidential race, a White House spokesman said on Monday after social media buzz from her speech at an award show thrust her name into the political arena.

 

US to deport 2 lakh Salvadorans

The United States has announced to terminate the provisional residency permits of about 2,00,000 Salvadorans living in the country since 2001.

 

China shut 128,000 'harmful' websites in 2017: Report

In order to achieve the mission of "tightening control" over internet content, China banned 128,000 websites containing obscene information, a report said.

 

Google doodle on Indian-American biochemist Har Gobind Khorana

Google doodle honoured Indian American biochemist, Har Gobind Khorana who shared 1968 Nobel Prize for physiology or medician with Marshall W Nirenberg and Robert W Holley on his 96th birthday.