News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jul 15, 2019, 06.51 PM(IST) Edited By: Riya Gupta

File photo: US and Chinese flags are placed for a joint news conference. Photograph:( Reuters )

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Top developments of the day.

Thousands of companies leaving China, that is why they want to make a deal: Trump

As US and China continue talks on ways to end the trade war, President Trump in a tweet said today that US tariffs have had a major effect on companies wanting to leave China for "non-tariffed countries" with "thousands leaving" the country.

Pakistan anti-terror court grants interim pre-arrest bail to Hafiz Saeed in seminary land case

The anti-terror court in Lahore granted interim pre-arrest bail to Jamat-ud-Dawa(JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed until August 31 in a case pertaining to the outfit's alleged illegal use of land for its seminary.

'Allah was with us': Captain Morgan hails diverse cultures as England win World Cup 'with rest of world'

England captain Eoin Morgan hailed the diverse backgrounds and cultures in the England cricket team after their dramatic World Cup win on July 14 at Lord's. 

I think we can really describe them as 'rioters': Carrie Lam on Hong Kong mall protesters

Anti-government protesters who fought police inside a Hong Kong shopping mall were "rioters", the finance hub's pro-Beijing leader said Monday, as she threw her support behind the city's beleaguered police force following another weekend of clashes.

In sanctions-hit Iran, women debate wearing hijab in public

At a time when Iran is reeling under the consequences of US sanctions, the country is facing a debate over whether women should wear hijab or not.

More and more women are coming out expressing their desires against the dress code.