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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: May 31, 2019, 07:02 PM(IST)

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Top stories of the day.

We unintentionally killed 1,300 civilians in air strikes on Islamic State: US-led coalition

The US-led coalition said Friday it had unintentionally killed more than 1,300 civilians in air strikes during its fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria since 2014.

India's GDP growth rate slows to 5.8% in Jan-March quarter, slowest in two years

India's gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the January-March quarter of 2018-19 slipped to 5.8 per cent against 6.6% in the third quarter, due to poor performance in agriculture and manufacturing sectors, official data released by Central Statistics Office showed.

Cabinet 2.0: Most ministers retain earlier ministries; check complete list

President Ram Nath Kovind as exhorted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday coordinated the assignment of portfolios among members from the Union Council of Ministers.

Huawei case: We hope that Canada understands consequences of siding with US, says China

China hopes Canada understands the consequences of siding with the United States and doing its bidding, China's foreign ministry said on Friday after US Vice President Mike Pence called for the release of two Canadians detained in China.

'America First is a fallacy,' Mexico's president responds to Trump tariff

"America First is a fallacy," Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told US President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday, responding to a White House announced it was imposing a blanket 5% tariff on all goods from Mexicofrom June 10.

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