News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Aug 22, 2019, 06.53 PM(IST)

File photo: P Chidambaram. Photograph:( ANI )

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INX media case: CBI court orders 5-day custody for Chidambaram

Chidambaram's bail petition against the Enforcement Directorate will be heard by the Supreme Court on August 27.

South Korea to scrap intelligence-sharing pact with Japan

Relations between the two countries soured after the South Korean Supreme Court ordered some Japanese firms to compensate Korean wartime workers last October.

London Westminster Court remands Nirav Modi to judicial custody till September 19

Judge Tan Ikram pronounced the judgement on Nirav Modi. 

Relations with Canada facing serious difficulties, responsibility lies entirely on the Canadian side: China

Beijing had warned Canada to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs after Ottawa and the European Union issued a joint statement in support of protestors.

At least one killed after fire breaks out in hospital near Paris

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.