News brief: Big stories of the day

Edited By: Riya Gupta WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jul 08, 2019, 08:58 AM(IST)

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Read the top five stories of the morning here.

In response to Norway mediation, will resume talks with Maduro government in Barbados: Guaido

Dialogue between Venezuela's opposition and President Nicolas Maduro's government will resume in Barbados, self-declared interim president Juan Guaido said on Sunday, after previous negotiations in Norway petered out.

Iran better be careful, warns Trump on breaching uranium enrichment cap

US President Donald Trump warned Iran over its imminent breach of a uranium enrichment cap.

"Iran better be careful, because you enrich for one reason, and I won't tell you what that reason is. But it's no good. They better be careful," he told reporters in Morristown, New Jersey.

Riot police baton-charge protesters in Hong Kong

Fresh political violence broke out in Hong Kong on Sunday night as riot police baton-charged anti-government protesters seeking to keep the pressure up on the city's pro-Beijing leaders, after a mass rally outside a train station linking the finance hub to mainland China.

I want the press to go and see migrant detention centres: Trump

US President Donald Trump on Sunday said migrant detention centers that have come under criticism for overcrowding and poor conditions will be opened to visits by journalists.

Brazil outlast Peru to lift ninth Copa America Cup

Ten-man Brazil held on to win the Copa America on home soil despite Gabriel Jesus's dismissal with a 3-1 victory over Peru on Sunday.

Jesus scored the decisive goal after a penalty from Peru captain Paolo Guerrero cancelled out Everton's opener for hosts Brazil at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium.

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