News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Jan 30, 2019, 09:06 AM(IST)

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Top developments of the day.

UK MPs vote to renegotiate Brexit, EU says it's not happening

British Prime Minister Theresa May won parliament's backing on Tuesday to renegotiate her Brexit deal — a major policy reversal that sets up a new standoff with the EU after it ruled out any change.

India less corrupt than China: Transparency International

President Xi Jinping's high profile anti-graft campaign has not made much of an impact as China's ranking on perceived corruption has fallen to 87, below India's 78, according to the annual index by global watchdog Transparency International.

Venezuela Supreme Court hits Juan Guaido with travel ban, freezes his bank accounts

Venezuela's government struck back at self-declared interim president Juan Guaido on Tuesday, with the Supreme Court imposing a travel ban and freeze on his bank accounts despite a warning from Washington of "serious consequences" if it did so.

After church bombings, grenade attack on Philippines mosque leaves 2 dead

Three days after the twin bombings of a church on a nearby island that killed 21 people, a grenade thrown into a mosque in the southern Philippines killed two people and wounded four, Reuters reported security officials as saying on Wednesday. 

Pakistan using social media to 'radicalise' Kashmiri youths: J&K police chief

Jammu and Kashmir Police Chief Dilbag Singh Tuesday said that Pakistan was using social media to radicalise Kashmir youths and running disinformation campaigns against India.

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