WION morning news brief, March 17, 2018

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 17, 2018, 03.25 AM (IST)

Kremlin furious as Britain blames Putin for ex-spy attack

Britain provoked Russia's wrath on Friday by directly implicating Vladimir Putin in the poisoning attack on an ex-double agent, with the Kremlin saying the claims were "shocking and unforgivable".

Oscars chief being investigated for sexual harassment: Report

John Bailey, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the body which hands out the Oscars, is being investigated for sexual harassment, Variety reported on Friday.ntarian, experts lambast Pakistan for sheltering terrorists

European parliamentarian, experts lambast Pakistan for sheltering terrorists

Experts and a Member of European Parliament (MEP) have shown concern over the growing extremism and terrorism in Pakistan, which are hurting not only the country but also the Western nations.

Turkish air strike hits hospital in Syria's Afrin: Monitor, medics

A Turkish bombing raid struck the main hospital in the Kurdish-controlled Syrian town of Afrin, killing sixteen civilians, a monitor said.

Call data records case: Nawazuddin Siddiqui's lawyer arrested

The Thane Crime Branch of the Mumbai Police on Friday arrested the lawyer of actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Rizwan Siddiqui, for allegedly obtaining the call data records of the actor's wife from private detectives.