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WION Web Team
Delhi, India Published: Aug 01, 2018, 09:03 AM(IST)

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Will be talking to Iran pretty soon and maybe not, says Trump

Even as Iran remained non-committed to the idea of talks with the US, President Trump said he would be talking to the Rohani government "pretty soon'' but added that "maybe not".

About 85 injured in Aeromexico plane crash, no fatalities reported

As many as 85 people were injured on Tuesday, two critically, when an Aeromexico-operated passenger jet crashed soon after takeoff in Mexico's state of Durango, but authorities said there were no fatalities.

NRC row: 'I have become unknown in my own country,' says resident

Are you in that 40 lakh list? This is what residents of Assam are asking each other since Monday.

Watch: Australia’s drought is like a cancer eating away at farms and families

From ground level, Australia's drought looks like a featureless, brown dustbowl, but from the air it transforms into an artistry of colour and texture as the land cracks under a blazing sun.

Yamuna overflow: Water levels expected to rise in Delhi/NCR, inching towards danger mark in Mathura

While rains continue to lash parts of North India, rising water levels in Yamuna river is undeterred. According to reports, the river, on Tuesday, rose to 206.05 meters, leading to around 14,000 evacuations.

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