News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 23, 2018, 06.39 PM(IST)

Jamal Khashoggi. Photograph:( Reuters )

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Who gave order to kill Jamal Khashoggi? Turkey President Erdogan demands to know

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has demanded to know, in a speech to ruling party lawmakers in Istanbul, who gave the order to kill Saudi journalist and dissident Jamal Khashoggi. Erdogan also demanded to know where Khashoggi's corpse is. 

Pakistan PM Imran Khan vows to hold peace talks with India

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan Tuesday vowed to hold peace talks with arch-rival India following elections in the neighbouring country, after a similar offer from the former cricketer was "rebuffed".

BMW to recall more than 1 million cars over exhaust system fire risk

German high-end carmaker BMW said Tuesday it would recall more than one million additional diesel cars, citing a problem with the exhaust system that "in extreme cases can cause a fire".

Saudi Arabia to hold to account those involved in Khashoggi killing: Cabinet

Saudi Arabia will hold to account those responsible of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing and those who failed in their duties, whoever they are, the Saudi cabinet said after a meeting chaired by King Salman on Tuesday.

Nifty, Sensex hit lowest close since April

Indian shares ended lower on Tuesday, sinking further in the last hour of trade, as oil marketing companies dragged following a rating downgrade by brokerage Nomura, but macro concerns played on overall sentiment.