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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Nov 01, 2018, 09:03 AM(IST)

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Top developments of the day.

Khashoggi murder outcry threatens US-Saudi ties, Saudi prince says

The outcry in the United States demonising Saudi Arabia over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul threatens US-Saudi strategic ties, the former Saudi intelligence minister warned on Wednesday.

US doesn't want to harm friends, allies with Iran sanctions: John Bolton

US national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday the Trump administration wants sanctions on Iran's crude exports to strain Tehran, but does not want to harm countries that depend on the oil.

TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu to discuss opposition unity with Rahul Gandhi today

In an effort to build a strong opposition alliance to take on the BJP in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu will meet Congress president Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi on Thursday.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says Ecuador seeking to end his asylum

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Monday that Ecuador is seeking to end his asylum in its London embassy and hand him over to the United States, but a judge rejected his lawsuit over embassy living conditions.

US President Donald Trump says he does not feel betrayed by Saudis

Both Republican and Democratic senators asked US President Donald Trump on Wednesday (October 31) to suspend civilian nuclear energy talks with Saudi Arabia after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.




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