News brief: Big stories of the day

Edited By: Riya Gupta WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jul 07, 2019, 08:57 AM(IST)

File photo of Hassan Rouhani. Photograph:( Reuters )

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Read the top five stories of the morning here.

France, Iran to resume talks over nuclear deal and its consequences

French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday told his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani of his "strong concern over the risk of weakening the nuclear agreement" and of the consequences that would follow, his office announced.

Gas explosion at US mall in Florida injures 21

A powerful explosion from a suspected gas leak ripped through a shopping mall in Florida on Saturday, injuring 21 people, the fire department said.

Jair Bolsonaro defends child labour in Brazil, sparks outcry

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, no stranger to controversy, sparked a new brouhaha this week by repeatedly defending the practice of child labour.

"I've been working since I was eight years old... and today I am what I am," the far-right leader said during his weekly live forum on Facebook.

Archie, baby son of UK's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, christened at Windsor Castle

Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, the two-month-old son of Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, was christened on Saturday, in a small private ceremony at Windsor Castle.

Leadership issue comes up at the meeting of Congress leaders, no names discussed

The issue of leadership in Congress came up briefly at the informal meeting of party leaders here held to discuss the political developments in Karnataka but no names were discussed, party sources said.

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