News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Jul 11, 2019, 06:55 PM IST


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As India scrambles to counter China's expanding footprint in Sri Lanka, negotiation over a military pact with the US threatens to split the strategically located Indian Ocean island's polity again.

Britain and the United States will regret detaining an Iranian oil tanker, a deputy commander of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, according to the Tasnim news agency.

The French parliament on Thursday passed a law taxing internet giants including Apple and Google in defiance of a probe ordered by President Donald Trump that could trigger reprisal tariffs. 

West Indies legendary cricketer Chris Gayle, known for his power-hitting and dynamic attitude, spoke exclusively to Zee Business about his relationship with Indian skipper Virat Kohli and Indian fans. 

Not many in the people in the world can claim that they know more things about Duchess of Sussex aka Meghan Markle than what is already out in the public.