News brief: Big stories of the day

Edited By: Riya Gupta WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Published: Sep 02, 2019, 06:45 PM(IST)

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Top developments of the day.

British PM preparing to call election on eve of Brexit showdown with parliament?

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to call an election, media reported on Monday, on the eve of an historic showdown with parliament over Brexit.

Indian chargé d'affaires Ahluwalia meets Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan jail 

Indian chargé d'affaires Gaurav Ahluwalia held a two-hour meeting with Kulbhushan Jadhav at a sub-jail in Pakistan after the Indian national was granted consular access which has been one of the most prickly issues between India and Pakistan. 

Hong Kong students rally peacefully after weekend of protest violence

Thousands of Hong Kong university and school students boycotted class and rallied peacefully for democracy on Monday, the latest acts of defiance in an anti-government movement that has plunged the Chinese-ruled city into crisis.

Vikram Lander successfully separated from Chandrayaan-2: ISRO

The Vikram Lander successfully separated from Chandrayaan-2 on Monday, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said.

Afghan president Ghani wants US to share details of draft deal with all leaders: Spokesman

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday told the US envoy for Afghanistan to share details of a draft deal between the US and Taliban with all Afghan leaders, news agency Reuters reported quoting president's spokesman.

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