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‘This water belongs to our farmers’: Modi vows not a single drop of Indian water will flow to Pakistan
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World News Briefing: Pakistani-Indian waters, Trump’s sanctions, Brexit and Harry Dunn make today’s headlines

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In today’s briefing update, India says Pakistan will not get a single drop of their water. 

Trump moves to sanction Turkey after backlash from Congress.

The UK enters its last day of Brexit talks before crunch EU summit. 

Harry Dunn’s parents meet with Donald Trump in an attempt to get their son’s ‘killer’ to return to the UK.

 ALL in today’s WORLD news briefing – A daily roundup of all the news headlines that you need to know, summarised as part of WTX News Briefing.

 

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‘THIS WATER BELONGS TO OUR FARMERS’: MODI VOWS NOT A SINGLE DROP OF INDIAN WATER WILL FLOW TO PAKISTAN

RT News Indian PM Modi has vowed that unutilised river water shares currently flowing to Pakistan will be diverted to ‘This water belongs to our farmers’: Modi vows not a single drop of Indian water will flow to Pakistan the fields of Indian farmers. “For the last 70 years, the waters that belonged to India and farmers of Haryana were going to Pakistan. Modi will stop it and bring it to your households.” the prime minister said. India and Pakistan share water from six rivers that flow through both nations under the Indus Waters Treaty. The 1960 treaty has never been broken between the two countries despite three wars. An estimated 5 per cent of India’s unutilised water shares flows to downstream Pakistani territory.

Read the full story on RT News

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TRUMP MOVES TO SANCTION TURKEY AFTER CRITICISM FROM CONGRESS

CNN says facing scathing criticism from Republican lawmakers and members of his own military, President Trump Trump moves to sanction Turkey after criticism from Congresssought to project a harder line on Turkey as the country pushes further into northern Syria. The President said he was applying harsh new sanctions on certain Turkish officials. And in a phone call with the Turkish president, Trump “could not have been more firm” in expressing his displeasure at the incursion, according to Mike Pence. Pence said he would travel to Turkey to help broker a ceasefire between Turkey, Syria and the Kurdish forces who are now aligned with Syria after the US withdrew. 

Read the full story on CNN

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BREXIT: TALKS ENTER LAST DAY BEFORE CRUNCH EU SUMMIT

BBC News says EU and UK officials will resume Brexit talks this morning in the hope of reaching a deal. The prime Brexit: Talks enter last day before crunch EU summitminister is expected to update the cabinet on the progress of the negotiations. On Tuesday it was reported a deal was imminent amid claims the UK had made concessions over the Irish border. But Downing Street said there was “more work still to do.” After Tuesday’s talks, No 10 said the discussions had been “constructive” and progress was being made. Boris Johnson is facing a race against the clock, he will need a new deal before the two-day EU summit. The UK will leave the EU at 23:00 GMT on 31 October and the PM has insisted he will not request a delay.

Read the full story on BBC News

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HARRY DUNN’S PARENTS MEET TRUMP BUT REFUSE SHOCK MEETING WITH THEIR SON’S ‘KILLER’

The Sun reports the parents of Harry Dunn have met with President Trump in a bid to get their son’s ‘killer’ to return to the UK. Trump attempted to get them face-to-face with Anne Sacoolas, the woman allegedly responsible for Harry Harry Dunn’s parents meet Trump but refuse shock meeting with their son’s ‘killer’ Dunn’s death. But the grieving parents refused to meet Sacoolas who was waiting nearby. Trump held hands with mum Charlotte Charles as he ambushed her with the prospect of meeting Anne. Harry’s parents described Trump’s surprising move to bring Sacoolas to the West Wing as “inappropriate” and said such a meeting should only take place in Britain. 

Read the full story on The Sun

Prince William & Kate Middleton land in Pakistan

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World News Briefing: Pakistani-Indian waters, Trump’s sanctions, Brexit and Harry Dunn make today’s headlines
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