News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 19, 2018, 06.38 PM(IST)

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Top developments of the day.

China warns US President Donald Trump against 'weaponising' space

China said Wednesday it opposed the "weaponisation" of space as it criticised US President Donald Trump's orders to create a new command centre for controlling military space operations.

Virat Kohli is ‘silly and disrespectful’, says Australia's Mitchell Johnson

'At the end of the match, you should be able to look each other in the eyes, shake hands and say 'great contest',' Mitchell wrote. 'Virat Kohli could not do that... '

Watch: ISRO launches GSAT-7A, satellite will aid Indian Air Force communications

ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) launches 2,250kg communication satellite GSAT-7A. Its mission life is expected to be about eight years.

India is world's second-most spammed country: Truecaller

The report released on Tuesday has listed Brazil in the top position.

Brexit will bring down immigration but there is no 'specific target': British Home Secretary

'It will be a system that will bring net migration down to more sustainable levels,' Sajid Javid told BBC radio, although he said there was 'no specific target' for the reduction.