WION Morning News Brief, March 7, 2018

US President Donald Trump. Photograph:( AFP )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 07, 2018, 03.08 AM (IST)

Emergency in Kandy: Top UN official to visit Sri Lanka, expected to visit riot-hit area

As the Lankan government announced a 10-day emergency after Muslim, Buddhist riots in Kandy, the UN has announced it will send its political chief Jeffrey Feltman to the riot-hit region. "We are obviously concerned over reports of the ongoing communal violence and we welcome the government's commitment to addressing the tensions and achieve reconciliation," UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said.

Pornstar Stormy Daniels files lawsuit against Trump over 'hush agreement'

As speculation about whether US president Donald Trump had an encounter with porn star Stormy Daniels makes rounds, the adult actress has decided to file a lawsuit against Trump alleging that he never signed a "hush agreement" to keep quiet about their rumoured affair, reports said on Tuesday. 

'Will choose wisely!', says Trump after economic adviser Cohn's resignation

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday tweeted that he will be making a decision soon on the appointment of new Chief Economic Advisor. "Will be making a decision soon on the appointment of new Chief Economic Advisor. Many people wanting the job - will choose wisely!,'' Trump tweeted. 

Air India to operate all-women crew flights to celebrate International Women's Day

The national carrier Air India will operate flights with an all-women crew to New York, Frankfurt, Singapore and various other destinations to commemorate International Women's Day on March 8. The national carrier on Tuesday said it has planned several flights, domestic and international, operated only by its women employees.

Football: Real Madrid on song as PSG falter again in Champions League

Real Madrid showed their collective strength in a clinical 2-1 win over Paris St Germain to reach the quarter-finals as the hosts slumped to another early Champions League exit on Tuesday. Zinedine Zidane's side prevailed at the Parc des Princes with goals by Cristiano Ronaldo and Casimero for a 5-2 aggregate win as they were barely threatened in the last 16 return leg.