News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Aug 01, 2018, 09:03 AM IST

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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".

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.

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

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.

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.