News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jun 14, 2019, 06.54 PM(IST)

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US President Trump says Iran 'written all over' tanker attacks

'Iran did do it,' Trump said in an interview on "Fox and Friends," after the US military released footage it said showed an Iranian patrol boat removing an "unexploded limpet mine" from one of the tankers.

India set to levy higher tariffs on some US goods next week: Sources

India is by far the largest buyer of US almonds and second largest buyer of US apples

UK judge sets February 2020 for WikiLeaks founder Assange's US extradition hearing

Assange, 47, is accused of violating the Espionage Act by releasing a vast trove of classified military and diplomatic files in 2010 about US bombing campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq.

In meeting with Imran Khan, Xi offers support for improvement of Indo-Pak ties

Modi did not meet Khan on the sidelines of the SCO summit, spurning Pakistan Prime Minister's suggestion for a bilateral meeting in Bishkek.

Apology from Mamata Banerjee among 6 demands put forth by agitating West Bengal doctors 

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has declared an All India Protest Day Friday in the wake of violence against doctors in Kolkata.