News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Feb 04, 2019, 09:08 AM(IST)

File photo of Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro. Photograph:( Reuters )

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US to send 3,750 more troops to Mexico border: Pentagon

The United States will send an additional 3,750 troops to its frontier with Mexico, the Pentagon said on Sunday, as President Donald Trump doubled down on his call for a wall to boost border security.

Footballer Emiliano Sala's missing plane found, claim investigators

The missing plane carrying Argentinian footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot has been found, investigators told AFP on Sunday.

You will stain the presidency with blood: Venezuela's Maduro to Trump

With hours to go until the deadline passes for Nicolas Maduro to call early elections in Venezuela, ousted President warned Donald Trump of a civil war if he continues to insist on overthrowing him.

CBI to move Supreme Court against detention of agency officials by Mamata government

The CBI will approach the Supreme Court against the wrongful detention of their officers outside Kolkata Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's residence on Sunday, said the central agency interim chief M Nageswara Rao.

Will return Padma Bhushan if government doesn't fulfil promises: Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare, whose indefinite hunger strike entered the fifth day on Sunday, warned that if the Narendra Modi government did not fulfil its promises, he would return his Padma Bhushan.



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