News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Jul 03, 2019, 09:29 AM IST
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Read the five big stories of the day.

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on Tuesday announced she would step down "temporarily" from the global crisis lender after being nominated to lead the European Central Bank.

Battle tanks were seen on a train in Washington on Tuesday ahead of a July Fourth celebration highlighting US military might that Democrats say President Donald Trump may turn into a re-election campaign rally.

India's opening batsman Rohit Sharma presented a young fan with an autographed hat after she was hit by one of the opener's sixes during his century on Tuesday.

Norway's radiation authority said Tuesday that Moscow informed it there had been a gas explosion onboard a Russian sub on which a fire killed 14 crew -- a claim Moscow strongly denied.

As heavy rains lashed parts of Maharashtra, bodies of two people were recovered by civil administration after in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri after Tiware dam breached on Wednesday, causing a flood-like situation in seven downstream villages.