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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: May 29, 2018, 07:02 PM(IST)

Police special forces are seen during a shooting in Liege, Belgium, May 29, 2018. Photograph:( Reuters )

'Terrorist' attacker kills three in Belgium's Liege, gunman dead

A man killed two policewomen and a bystander in the Belgian city of Liege on Tuesday before being shot dead in a gunbattle at a school in what prosecutors are treating as a terrorist attack.

What is the S-400 missile defence system that India is eyeing to buy

India has concluded price negotiations with Russia for a nearly Rs 40,000 crore deal to procure S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems for the Indian Air Force. S-400 is known as Russia's most advanced long-range surface-to-air missile defence system.

Gaza militants launch heavy barrage into Israel, Israel responds with air strikes

Palestinian militants on Tuesday launched their heaviest mortar bomb barrage against Israel since a 2014 Gaza war and Israeli aircraft struck Islamic Jihad camps in the enclave in response.

Trump says meetings taking place on US-North Korea summit

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that several meetings were being carried out between the US and North Korea ahead of the historic summit and confirmed that a top North Korean official was en route to New York.

UP bypolls: Re-polling to take place at 73 booths in Kairana

73 polling stations in Uttar Pradesh's Kairana Lok Sabha constituency will see repolling on Wednesday, the Election Commission has said.

 

 

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