News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Jan 13, 2019, 06:57 PM(IST)

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Read the five big stories of the day.

Trump rejects report he hid details of his meetings with Putin

President Donald Trump has rejected a Washington Post report that he has refused to share details of his conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin with top US government officials.

#MeToo: Rajkumar Hirani accused of sexual assault, film-maker denies allegation

Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani has been accused of sexual assault by a woman who worked with him on his 2017 film "Sanju".

IND vs AUS: Ambati Rayudu reported for suspect bowling action during first ODI

India's Ambati Rayudu has been reported for a suspect bowling action during the first one-day international (ODI) against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground. India lost the game by 34 runs.

Government re-promulgates ordinance banning triple talaq

Under the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2019, issued on Saturday, divorcing through instant triple talaq will be illegal, void and would attract a jail term of three years for the husband.

Saudi Arabia must hold Khashoggi killers 'accountable': Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday said that he would ask Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to ensure the murderers of journalist Jamal Khashoggi are held "accountable".


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