News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jul 11, 2019, 06:49 PM(IST)

British warship HMS Montrose Photograph:( AFP )

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India, China watch keenly as Sri Lanka negotiates new military deal with US

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 US will regret detaining our oil tanker: Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards deputy commander

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.

French law taxing US digital giants draws angry response from US President Trump

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. 

'Kohli kicked me out of RCB, relationship is spoiled,' jokes Windies cricketer Chris Gayle

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. 

Meghan Markle wanted to be a model at my show: US TV host Wendy Williams

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. 

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