News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Feb 28, 2019, 08:40 AM(IST)

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US, UK, France ask UN to blacklist JeM leader Masood Azhar; move likely to face opposition from China

The United States, Britain and France proposed on Wednesday that the United Nations Security Council blacklist the head of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad, which said it attacked an Indian paramilitary convoy in disputed Kashmir.

Hanoi summit: 'In no rush, we want to do the right deal', says Trump ahead of joint agreement signing

North Korea's Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump met for the second day of talks in Hanoi Thursday aimed at building on their last meeting eight months ago. 

If Trump loses 2020 election, there will never be peaceful transition of power: Michael Cohen

 US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen accused him of breaking the law while in office and said for the first time that Trump knew in advance about a WikiLeaks dump of stolen emails that hurt his 2016 election rival, Hillary Clinton.

India will not keep quiet to any act of terrorism, says Ambassador to US

India's Ambassador to the US, Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said that India will not keep quiet to any act of terrorism and giving "appropriate response" to all terrorism incidents is the new normal for the country.

Meghalaya mine: Navy recovers second body

The Indian Navy on Wednesday recovered the second body from the flooded rat-hole mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district, news agency ANI reported. 


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