News brief: 5 big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: May 26, 2018, 09:03 AM(IST)

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Exit polls predict landslide win for Ireland referendum that could lift strict ban on abortion

The people of Ireland are set to liberalise some of the world`s most restrictive abortion laws by a landslide, two exit polls from a referendum showed on Friday, as voters demanded change in what two decades ago was one of Europe`s most socially conservative countries.

White House reaches deal to lift sanctions on China's ZTE

US President Donald Trump said Friday he had reached a deal to keep Chinese telecoms giant ZTE running, rolling back some penalties in exchange for security guarantees -- a move that infuriated Democrats and some in his own party.

Infiltration bid foiled by security forces in Tangdhar sector of J&K, 4 terrorists killed 

The security forces on Saturday foiled an infiltration bid by a group of terrorists from across the border and killed four terrorists in Tangdhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

US in 'productive talks' about reinstating June North Korea summit: Trump

US President Donald Trump late on Friday said the United States was having "productive talks" about reinstating a June 12 summit with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, just a day after he cancelled the meeting citing Pyongyang's "open hostility."

Dozens of Palestinians injured by Israeli gunfire, tear gas in Gaza border protests

Dozens of Palestinians demonstrating at the Gaza border were injured by Israeli gunfire and tear gas on Friday, as the latest round of protests drew several thousand participants to the frontier.


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