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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India May 09, 2019, 06.58 PM(IST)

File photo: Cyclone Fani. Photograph:( IANS )

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World shares sink as US-China trade talks go to the wire

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He was heading to Washington for two days of talks but Trump's insistence that China "broke the deal", and then Beijing's response that it would retaliate against tariffs were ratcheting up the stakes.

South Korea President Moon says North Korea's missile launch was a protest after failed Trump summit 

"North Korea seemed to be discontented it could not reach a deal in Hanoi," Moon said in an interview with South Korean broadcaster KBS.

Facebook co-founder says it is time to break up the company

Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes has called for the break up of the social network in an opinion piece in the New York Times.

Cyclone Fani: NASA shares before-after photos of power outage caused by storm in Odisha

The images released on Thursday by NASA showed data visualisations of the scale of destruction caused to the state due to the storm.

Gambhir demands proof after AAP's Atishi accuses him of distributing 'derogatory' pamphlets against her

Gambhir further demanded Delhi Chief Minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal to step down in case no proof is found against him.