WION Morning News Brief, March 8, 2018

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 08, 2018, 03.27 AM (IST)

TDP to pull out of NDA government, keeps door for alliance with BJP ajar

The TDP on Wednesday night decided to pull out of the NDA government at the Centre and asked two of its ministers in the Modi government to tender their resignation tomorrow, but kept the door for ties with the BJP ajar.

UK police confirm Russian ex-spy, daughter hit by nerve agent

The Russian former double-agent who collapsed in a British town alongside his daughter was targeted with a nerve agent, while a responding policeman has also been hospitalised, police said Wednesday.

Pornstar Stormy Daniels' lawyer confirms her affair with Donald Trump

Pornstar Stormy Daniels' lawyer admitted that she had a sexual relationship with US President Donald Trump. In a television interview, Michael Avenatti confirmed the same also stating that he was not aware of the $130,000 payoff to buy her silence.

Grenade blast kills one in Sri Lanka communal violence, social media blocked

A grenade blast killed one person in further violence between majority Buddhist Sinhalese and minority Muslims in Sri Lanka on Wednesday as the government moved to block social messaging networks in an effort to halt the bloodshed. 

China urges US, North Korea to hold talks 'sooner than later'

China's foreign minister urged the United States and North Korea Thursday to start talks as soon as possible, stressing that "the sincerity" of all parties to solve the nuclear crisis would be tested.