News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Oct 21, 2018, 06:32 PM(IST)

An Indonesian journalist holds a placard during a protest over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in front of the Saudi Arabia embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 19, 2018. Photograph:( Reuters )

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Saudi explanation of Khashoggi death not credible, want whole truth: France, UK

Britain on Sunday said Saudi Arabia's account of the death of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside its Istanbul consulate was not credible and the culprits must be "held to account".

1st ODI: Shimron Hetmyer ton powers Windies to massive 322 against India

Shimron Hetmyer slammed a century to bring the West Indies back into contention and post a target of 323 runs for India in the 1st ODI at  Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati on Sunday.  

Maldives Supreme Court upholds Abdulla Yameen's election defeat 

The Maldives Supreme Court on Sunday upheld the outgoing President Abdulla Yameen's defeat in the September's polls as it rejected a petition filed last week by his party.

After Trump pulls out of nuclear treaty, Russia says it will retaliate

President Donald Trump said Washington will exit the Cold-War era treaty that eliminated a class of nuclear weapons due to Russian violations, triggering a warning of retaliatory measures from Moscow.

No more a rumour! Deepika-Ranveer confirm their November wedding

It is finally happening! Bollywood actors Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh finally announced the date of their wedding ending all speculations that have been going around for a while now. 


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