News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Feb 12, 2019, 08:58 AM(IST)

US President Donald Trump. Photograph:( Reuters )

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If Huawei is co-located with American systems, it would be difficult for us to partner: Pompeo to Hungary

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo during his visit to Hungary cautioned the government against Chinese and Russian influence.

Pompeo was particularly insistent on Hungry not allowing Chinese telecom giant Huawei access to 5G network.

Delhi: 9 dead as fire breaks out in Karol Bagh hotel

At least nine people died in a massive fire that broke out in Delhi's Karol Bagh Hotel Arpit Palace early Tuesday morning.

While many others were feared trapped inside the hotel, the authorities rescued around 25 people from the site.

It's up to Democrats if government shuts again: Trump

The President of the United States, said Monday that it depends on the Democrats whether there will be a partial government shutdown again this weekend due to lack of funds, as he began a visit to the border with Mexico to continue his campaign in favour of the construction of a wall there.

British cabinet ministers believe PM May preparing to resign: Report

Cabinet ministers now believe Theresa May is preparing to resign as British Prime Minister this summer so she can influence who succeeds her, The Sun newspaper reported.

Footballer Emiliano Sala killed by head, trunk injuries: Inquest

Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala died of "head and trunk injuries", an inquest in England heard Monday as it began to examine his death in a plane crash in the sea.

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