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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 14, 2018, 09:04 AM IST

File photo of Nawaz Sharif. Photograph:(Zee News Network)

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that Washington has agreed to lift the sanctions imposed on North Korea if it agrees to completely eliminate its nuclear program. 

Britain and its European partners remain committed to ensuring the nuclear deal with Iran is upheld and Tehran must continue to meet its obligations under the pact, British Prime Minister Theresa May told the Iranian president on Sunday.

The tax department will seek share purchase agreement from Flipkart on the mega USD 16 billion buyout by US retail giant Walmart to assess the tax liability and also to find out whether the GAAR provisions can be invoked, an official said.

The Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (N) party issued a detailed statement on Sunday disregarding all accusations made former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif on the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, saying that they were "grossly misinterpreted."

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was "hopeful" that the US could strike a deal with its European allies regarding Iran's nuclear program, on Sunday (May 13) during an interview on "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace.