World News Briefing: Crash kills 26 in Pakistan - Modi calls Trump a 'true friend' & Rio residents rally after child is killed

World News Briefing: Crash kills 26 in Pakistan - Modi calls Trump a 'true friend' & Rio residents rally after child is killed

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In today’s briefing update, a bus crash in northwest Pakistan has killed 26 people. Many more have been injured.

President Trump joined Indian Prime Minister Modi on stage at a rally in Houston. Modi calls Trump a ‘true friend.’

In Brazil, the resident’s in one of the poorest neighbourhoods have taken to the streets to demand an end in violence. It comes after an eight-year-old girl was accidentally shot during a police shoot-out.

 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.

 

Death toll up as bus crashes in northwest Pakistan
Indian prime minister bills Trump as ‘true friend’ in White House at Houston rally
Brazil: Rio favela residents rally after 8-year-old shot dead

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DEATH TOLL UP AS BUS CRASHES IN NORTHWEST PAKISTAN

Arab News reports a bus crash in northern Pakistan has killed 26 people. The Sunday crash was caused after the brakes failed on a winding mountain road. The bus crashed head-on into a dirt embankment. And a further 20 Death toll up as bus crashes in northwest Pakistanpassengers were injured. Only a month ago, a speeding bus fell off a mountainous road into a river in the northwest, killing 24 passengers. 

Read the full story Arab News

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INDIAN PRIME MINISTER BILLS TRUMP AS ‘TRUE FRIEND’ IN WHITE HOUSE AT HOUSTON RALLY

CNN says President Trump joined Indian PM Modi at a rally in Houston. Both world leaders praised each other’s work inIndian prime minister bills Trump as ‘true friend’ in White House at Houston rally front of tens of thousands of attendees, many of whom were waving Indian flags. The event, dubbed “Howdy, Modi!” had roughly 50,000 attendees – many from the city’s large Indian diaspora. Trump credited the Indian-American community with “helping to strengthen our country and build our future,” citing its contributions to medicine, business and technology. 

Read the full story on CNN

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BRAZIL: RIO FAVELA RESIDENTS RALLY AFTER 8-YEAR-OLD SHOT DEAD

Aljazeera News says hundreds of residents in one of Rio de Janeiro‘s poorest neighbourhoods have marched to demandBrazil: Rio favela residents rally after 8-year-old shot dead an end to violence in the city after an eight-year-old girl was killed by a stray bullet. During the rally, protesters shouted “Justice! Justice!.” Agatha Sales Felix was shot dead during a police shoot-out with suspected criminals. An investigation has been opened. 

Read the full story on Aljazeera

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