News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 06, 2019, 08.51 AM(IST)

File photos of Juan Guaido and Nicolas Maduro. Photograph:( Reuters )

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Read the five big stories of the day.

IED packages sent to UK airports, train station; counter-terrorism officers launch investigation

Three small explosive packages were sent to London airports and Britain's busiest train station on Tuesday, police in the United Kingdom said. 

Venezuela's Guaido tells Nicolas Maduro 'pressure just beginning', calls for civic strike

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido vowed Tuesday to step up the pressure on President Nicolas Maduro as he offered his backing to a potential public sector strike.

Champions League: Title holders Real Madrid knocked out by Ajax

Holders Real Madrid were sensationally knocked out of the Champions League on Tuesday after being thrashed 4-1 at home by an outstanding Ajax Amsterdam who overturned a first-leg deficit to reach the quarter-finals 5-3 on aggregate.

Afghan peace talks: Progress is being made in Qatar with Taliban, reports US

Peace talks between the US and the Taliban in Qatar have yielded progress but much remains to be done, the State Department said on Tuesday.

'Game Of Thrones' season 8 trailer is finally out and it prepares us for the final battle

It is finally out! After teasing fans with glimpses, teasers of the final season of 'Game Of Thrones', HBO dropped the trailer of the show on Tuesday late night and it is just how one has anticipated it to be fantastic.