News brief: Big stories of the day

File photo. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 29, 2019, 09.09 AM (IST)

India welcomes UN resolution on terror financing, says implementation is key  

India on Friday welcomed UN resolution to counter terror financing and said that utility of any council resolution will be in its implementation. 

US President Trump says Russia probe backers tried to steal power illegally

At his first political rally since the end of the Russia collusion probe, President Donald Trump on Thursday accused backers of the investigation of trying to overturn the 2016 election and attempting "illegally" to claim power.

Joint CBI, ED team to be present during fugitive Nirav Modi's bail plea hearing today

A joint team of Central Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement Directorate officials arrived in London on Thursday for fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's bail hearing, which is scheduled on Friday in Westminster Magistrate court.

US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says had 'productive working dinner' in China

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday he had a "productive working dinner" the previous night in Beijing, as he headed to a state guest house to begin a day of trade talks.

Thousands gather in Christchurch for remembrance service after mass shooting

Thousands gathered in a Christchurch park on Friday (March 29) as the names of 50 people shot dead in two mosques were read out at a national memorial service, with speakers calling for the legacy of the tragedy to be a kinder, more tolerant New Zealand.