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File photo: A number of grounded Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft are shown parked at Victorville Airport in Victorville, California. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Apr 17, 2019, 08.57 AM (IST)

President Trump vetoes resolution calling to end US support in Yemen war

President Donald Trump has vetoed a congressional resolution that sought to end US involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, the White House said on Tuesday.

In world's biggest one-day election, Indonesia votes for its president

Indonesians began voting in the world's biggest single-day election on Wednesday as polling stations opened across the sprawling equatorial archipelago following a six-month campaign to choose a new president and parliament.

Only strong can talk about peace, nobody listens to a weak nation: PM Modi in Odisha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday slammed the Congress for being "soft" towards terrorism for 40 years and said India can now talk about peace after it exhibited the strength by destroying terror camps across the border.

Bahrain jails 138 for planning Iran-linked 'terror' group

The Gulf state of Bahrain Tuesday jailed 138 people and revoked their citizenship for plotting to form a "terror" group with links to Iran's Revolutionary Guards, the public prosecutor said.

Boeing 737 MAX software upgrade 'operationally suitable': FAA panel

A review by a US Federal Aviation Administration panel into Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX aircraft found a planned software update and training revisions to be "operationally suitable," the agency said Tuesday, an important milestone in getting the planes back in the air.