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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Sep 02, 2018, 07:17 PM IST
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Former Brexit minister David Davis on Sunday confirmed that he will be voting against Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to exit the European Union, adding that the "Chequers Brexit," which led to his cabinet's resignation, is pretty much worse than being a part of it. 

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has roped in some renowned foreign economists in the newly-constituted economic advisory panel to provide the best possible professional advice to his cash-strapped government on prudent economic policies, media reported on Sunday.

Virat Kohli-led team is chasing a target of 245 runs at Southampton as were dismissed for 271 in their second innings. 

India need to show a strong batting performance to win this match to keep the five-match Test series alive by levelling it 2-2. 

India is expected to convey to the US during the upcoming 'two-plus-two' talks that it is going ahead with the Rs 40,000 crore deal with Russia to procure a batch of S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems, notwithstanding the American sanctions on military transactions with Moscow, official sources said Sunday.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday vowed Ankara would pursue non-dollar transactions in trade with Russia and other countries, accusing the US of behaving like "wild wolves."