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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Nov 19, 2018, 08.56 AM (IST)

Don't want to hear 'suffering' Khashoggi tape: Trump

US President Donald Trump says he has been fully briefed on an audio recording of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder but does not want to listen to it himself.

Fuel prices continue to slide as global crude rates ease 

State-run oil-marketing companies continued to cut the prices of key transport fuels — petrol and diesel — well into the fifth week on Monday on lower global crude oil prices.

Everybody in Pakistan knew Bin Laden was there, and we gave them $1.3 billion a year: Trump

President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his administration's decision to stop hundreds of millions of dollars in military aid to Pakistan, saying the country does not do "a damn thing" for the US and its government had helped al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden hide near its garrison city.

US midterm elections: Republican Rick Scott wins Florida Senate race

After Democrat Andrew Gillum conceded race for Florida governor to his Republican rival, Ron DeSantis, Republican Rick Scott narrowly won the US Senate seat from Florida beating Democrat Bill Nelson.

Cyclone Gaja toll rises to 45, protests surface over relief efforts

The toll in cyclone Gaja has touched 45, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said Sunday and appealed to all political parties to join in the relief efforts while protests erupted in some districts over alleged failure to provide assistance to the affected people.