News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team Delhi, India Oct 16, 2018, 08.44 AM(IST)

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Saudi considers admitting Khashoggi died in botched interrogation: Reports

Saudi Arabia is considering an admission that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died during an interrogation that went wrong, US media reported on Monday.

IMF should objectively and professionally evaluate investments in Pakistan: China

As cash-strapped Pakistan approached the IMF for a bailout agreeing to share the details of huge Chinese loans obtained for the CPEC, a wary China on Monday said the global lender should "objectively and professionally" evaluate its investments and ensure that any financial package does not affect close ties between Beijing and Islamabad.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer at 65

Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded school-friend Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became the world's biggest software company, died on Monday at the age of 65, his family said.

UEFA Nations League: Southgate's 'Three Lions' led by Raheem, Rashford stun Spain

England stunned Spain to claim their first UEFA Nations League victory in Seville, last night. A superb first-half showing from England produced two goals from Raheem Sterling to deliver one of their finest victory in the modern era. 

J&K municipal polls: Final phase of voting begins

The fourth and final phase of the urban local body polls in 36 wards in central Kashmir's Srinagar and Ganderbal districts has begun. Polling began at 6 am and is slated to end at 4 pm.