News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 13, 2018, 09:13 AM IST

File photo of Siddaramaiah. Photograph:(DNA)

The maha exit poll conducted by Zee News shortly after the polling ended on Saturday predicted a hung assembly in Karnataka with no political party winning a clear majority in the 225-member assembly. According to the Zee Maha exit poll, BJP is likely to win 102 seats, Congress 92, JD-S 26 and others, including independents, 2.

A knifeman shouting "Allahu akbar" was shot dead by police in central Paris late Saturday after he killed one person and injured four, prompting a terror probe.

The attack took place near the city's main opera house in an area full of bars, restaurants and theatres which were brimming on a weekend night.

At least two people have been killed and 13 injured, AFP reported Sunday, in bomb attacks on churches in Indonesia. 

The attacks took place in Surabaya, the country's second-biggest city. 

A US diplomat involved in a fatal road accident in Pakistan was not allowed to leave the country Saturday, officials said, a day after Islamabad imposed "reciprocal" restrictions on the movement of American envoys after Washington took similar measures.

US President Donald Trump thanked North Korea Saturday for promising to destroy its nuclear test site. 

North Korean state media had reported earlier that the country was "taking technical measures" to dismantle its test site.