News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New DelhiUpdated: Jun 07, 2019, 09:03 AM IST

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Story highlights

Top developments of the day.

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has intensified and expanded search operations for the AN-32 aircraft which went missing on June 3, despite extreme weather and an unfavourable terrain posing a challenge.

George Clooney and wife Amal are under massive pressure as their twin children could next become targets for terrorist organisation IS(Islamic State). As Amal, a high-profile lawyer takes the organisation to court for human rights abuses, the celebrity couple fear for the safety of their children. 

Four terrorists were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir' Lassipora early Friday morning. The encounter between the terrorists and the forces broke out in the Pulwama district's Lassipora on Thursday evening.

The United Arab Emirates told United Nations Security Council members on Thursday that attacks on four tankers off its coast on May 12 bore the hallmarks of a "sophisticated and coordinated operation," most likely by a state actor. 

Carlos Brathwaite said the West Indies were on the wrong end of too much poor umpiring following a 15-run World Cup defeat by champions Australia as Michael Holding slammed an "atrocious" display by the match officials.