News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Jan 15, 2019, 09:05 AM(IST)

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Big stories of the day.

China court sentences Canadian to death as diplomatic row deepens

A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Canadian man to be executed for drug smuggling, prompting Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to accuse China of using the death penalty arbitrarily.

Tariff policies working, India, Morocco have opened markets to our poultry exports: Trump

US President  Trump has said that his trade and tariff policies have started working and many countries, including India, have opened up their markets for American poultry and agricultural products that were not allowed previously.

Fuel price continue to increase on sixth day, petrol up by 28 paise in Delhi, Mumbai

The petrol prices on Tuesday were revised to Rs 70.41 per litre in Delhi, Rs 76.05 per litre in Mumbai, Rs 72.52 per litre in Kolkata and 73.08 in Chennai.

US troop deployment at Mexico border extended till September: Pentagon

The United States is extending until September 30 the deployment of active duty soldiers and Coast Guard members at the border with Mexico, officials said Monday.

Britain's Brexit vote: How many lawmakers are backing PM May?

Britain's parliament is debating whether to support Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, a decision which will define Britain`s departure from the European Union and set the course for the country`s economy.

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