News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 01, 2019, 09:18 AM(IST)

File photo: Rohingya refugee women. Photograph:( Reuters )

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US again asks Pakistan to deny safe havens to terrorists

The US has reaffirmed its demand that Pakistan abide by its UN Security Council commitments to deny safe havens to terrorists and block their access to funds as it welcomed Islamabad's decision to release the captured Indian Air Force pilot. 

US offers $1 million reward to find bin Laden's son

The United States on Thursday offered a $1 million reward for information on a son of late Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, seeing him as an emerging face of extremism.

Bangladesh tells UN it will no longer take in Myanmar refugees

Bangladesh told the UN Security Council on Thursday that it will no longer be able to take in refugees from Myanmar.

J&K: Security forces gun down 2 militants in Kupwara encounter

An encounter broke out in the wee hours of Friday between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, news agency ANI reported. 

11-year-old girl gives birth to rapist's baby after Argentina delays abortion request

A cesarean section carried out on an 11-year-old girl raped by her grandmother's husband has reopened the debate about abortion in Argentina, where rules on pregnancy terminations are strict.

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