WION Morning News Brief, March 25, 2018

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 25, 2018, 03:35 AM(IST)

Students and young people gather for the 'March for Our Lives' rally demanding gun control in Washington. Photograph:( Reuters )

Over 1 million Americans pour out onto streets, demand tighter gun control

More than a million Americans flooded the streets of cities nationwide for emotional protests demanding tighter gun control on Saturday, protests spearheaded by teenagers from a Florida high school where 17 people were shot dead last month.

90% Rajya Sabha MPs are crorepatis: Report

Nearly 90 per cent of the Rajya Sabha MPs are crorepatis while the average of total assets Upper House parliamentarians is Rs 55 crore, says a report.

US protests: Martin Luther King's granddaughter leads crowd calling for gun reform

The granddaughter of the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. energised the crowd in Washington on Saturday (March 24) during the March For Our Lives Rally demanding tighter gun laws, led by survivors of last month's Florida school massacre which reignited public anger over mass shootings.

Turkey takes full control of Syria's Afrin: Military source

Turkey’s military and its Syrian rebel allies have taken full control of northwest Syria’s Afrin region, a Turkish army source said on Saturday, as aid workers distributed food to people in the area. 


Australia captain Steve Smith fights for job as CA announce ball-tampering probe

Australia captain Steve Smith was fighting to save his job and reputation on Sunday after admitting he was the chief plotter in the ball-tampering scandal which has plunged the game into crisis and sparked a Cricket Australia probe.



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