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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Apr 03, 2019, 08:51 AM(IST)

MH-60R helicopter. Photograph:( AFP )

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US approves 24 anti-submarine helicopter sale to India worth $2.6 billion

The United States said Tuesday it had approved the sale of 24 MH-60R helicopters to India, significantly boosting its emerging ally's firepower to target submarines as China expands in the Indian Ocean.

The United States said Tuesday it had approved the sale of 24 MH-60R helicopters to India, significantly boosting its emerging ally's firepower to target submarines as China expands in the Indian Ocean.

British PM Theresa May seeks new Brexit delay to approve deal

Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday she would ask the EU to delay Brexit again to avoid Britain crashing out of the bloc next week, signalling she could accept a closer relationship with Europe to break months of political deadlock.

Venezuela's Constituent Assembly strips Guaido of immunity, may face prosecution

Venezuela's ruling Constituent Assembly stripped opposition leader Juan Guaido's immunity Tuesday and authorised the crisis-hit country's high court to criminally prosecute him for usurpation of functions.

Chinese woman arrested at Trump's resort with malware on thumb drive

A Chinese woman carrying multiple cellphones and a thumb drive containing malware was arrested on Saturday at US President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida while he was staying there, court documents revealed Tuesday.

English Premier League: Wolverhampton Wanderers topple Manchester United

Wolverhampton Wanderers repeated their FA Cup defeat of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United thanks to a Chris Smalling own goal that gave them a 2-1 comeback win in a pulsating Premier League game on Tuesday.

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