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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Jan 15, 2019, 07:01 PM(IST)

US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un at their Singapore summit. Photograph:( Reuters )

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Netanyahu tells Iran to get out of Syria 'fast' or face more attacks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday urged Iran to quickly remove its forces from neighbouring Syria or face continued attacks on them by Israel.

US, North Korea to hold talks this week seeking 'interim' deal: Report

The United States and North Korea plan to hold high-level talks in Washington this week to discuss a second meeting between their leaders, South Korean media said on Tuesday, as the old enemies seek an "interim" deal to revitalise nuclear talks.

Virat Kohli's ton, MS Dhoni's 50 help India beat Australia by six wickets in 2nd ODI

India defeated Australia by six wickets in the second ODI at Adelaide Oval on Tuesday. MS Dhoni, who was criticised for his slow-run rate in the first ODI, hit a crucial half-century, which includes the winning runs, to level the three-match series.  

Supreme Court refuses to clear BJP's Rath Yatra for now, asks Bengal government to consider revised schedule

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to give a go-ahead to BJP's Rath Yatra in West Bengal. The top court, however, said that the BJP state unit can conduct meetings and rallies. 

Kanaka Durga, one of 2 women who entered Sabarimala temple, allegedly thrashed by mother-in-law

Kanaka Durga, one of the two women who had entered Sabarimala temple earlier this month, has alleged that she was thrashed by her mother-in-law for defying the ban. 

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