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Failed Asifa as humans: VK Singh tweets on Kathua rape-murder

Failed Asifa as humans: VK Singh tweets on Kathua rape-murder After the police went ahead and filed the chargesheet , on April 11, the men, under the umbrella of the Jammu High Court Bar Association (JHBA), called for a bandh in the Jammu region. Naeem Akthar, a senior minister in the Jammu and Kashmir government, regretted that lawyers, who are the custodians of law, have been fighting on streets and not in the court rooms. [Full Article...]

Erdogan, Trump discuss Syria

Erdogan, Trump discuss Syria According to an unnamed source close to the Turkish presidency, told AFP news agency that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey and his USA counterpart Donald Trump spoke of the crisis in Syria during a telephone conversation on Wednesday night. [Full Article...]

Court refuses to annul Karnataka woman's marriage

Court refuses to annul Karnataka woman's marriage The apex court will hear the case again in the first week of May. The court agreed with the contention that the identity of the woman and her family members, who had forced her into the marriage, be not revealed. The bench also pointed out that Section 12 (c) clearly stated if the consent was obtained through force, the marriage would be voidable. Now that the marriage has been solemnised, she w... [Full Article...]

Macron: France has 'proof' Assad used chemical weapons

Macron: France has 'proof' Assad used chemical weapons President Emmanuel Macron of France has said he has " proof " that the Syrian government carried out chemical weapons attack on Douma. The Russian Ambassador to the United Nations urged the U.S. PHOTO: This image released early Sunday, April 8, 2018 by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, shows a child receiving oxygen through respirators following an alleged poison gas attack in the rebel-... [Full Article...]

Taj Mahal minarets damaged in powerful storm

Taj Mahal minarets damaged in powerful storm It asked for at least four weeks' time from a bench of justices Madan B Lokur, Kurian Joseph and Deepak Gupta for completing the work on the vision document. It was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Reports by ANI inform that crops were also damaged in several areas in Nandgaon, Vrindavan, Kosi Kalan areas of Mathura district. [Full Article...]

Trump directs top economic advisers to negotiate rejoining Trans-Pacific Partnership

Trump directs top economic advisers to negotiate rejoining Trans-Pacific Partnership President Trump is directing his top economic advisers to negotiate re-entering the Trans-Pacific Partnership, after pulling out of the trade agreement just one year ago. The Turnbull government has been in negotiations with USA respresentatives about rejoining and Turnbull has repeatedly said that the door "remains open" to the US. [Full Article...]

Dozens dead in possible gas attack in Syria; regime denies allegation

Dozens dead in possible gas attack in Syria; regime denies allegation Others put the toll at 150 or more. Syria denies ever using chemical weapons during the seven-year civil war, and said it eliminated its chemical arsenal under a 2013 agreement brokered by the U-S and Russian Federation. "The regime's history of using chemical weapons against its own people is not in dispute, and in fact almost one year ago on April 4, 2017, Assad's forces conducted a ... [Full Article...]

Senate Suspends Delta APC Senator Ovie Omo-Agege For 90 Days

Senate Suspends Delta APC Senator Ovie Omo-Agege For 90 Days The Senate on Thursday suspended a pro-Buhari senator, Ovie Omo-Agege for 90 legislative days for his remarks during and after the consideration of the electoral acts amendment. "Distinguished Colleagues, a number of points have been raised". "Those of us that understand politics, understand that because of our own peculiar interest, sometimes some people decide to act like they are holier than ... [Full Article...]

France President Macron says has 'proof' of Syrian chemical attack, vows response

France President Macron says has 'proof' of Syrian chemical attack, vows response Mr. Macron said that he would respond "at a time of our choosing, when we judge it to be the most useful and the most effective". Meanwhile, an worldwide chemical weapons watchdog organization said Thursday that its team is en route to Syria and will begin work Saturday to investigate the attack, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said. [Full Article...]

Top court tells HC to hear election pleas

Top court tells HC to hear election pleas Panchayat polls are slated to be held in the state in 3 phases on 1st, 3rd and 5th May but the unfolding events have cast a spectre of uncertainty on their schedule. Former state advocate general Bimal Chatterjee said unleashing of violence to ensure a walkover in the panchayat elections is nothing but incapacitation of democracy. [Full Article...]

Palestinian martyred, another injured in Israeli aerial attack on Gaza

Palestinian martyred, another injured in Israeli aerial attack on Gaza Tamer Abu Daqqa, 28, said he recognized himself in the video, which was filmed on December 22 in southern Gaza, particularly due to the red jacket he was wearing. On Sunday , the International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said she was opening a preliminary probe to determine whether there was enough evidence to launch a full-blown investigation into any alleged crimes committed... [Full Article...]

Finances of Parkland school shooting gunman to be examined at hearing

Finances of Parkland school shooting gunman to be examined at hearing An indigency hearing for confessed Marjory Stoneman Douglas High gunman Nikolas Cruz will be held Wednesday afternoon. "Mr. Cruz does not want those funds, whatever money that he is entitled to", said lawyer Melissa McNeill. "That amount of money would already be gone", he said. Judge Elizabeth Scherer did not make an immediate ruling. Cruz is charged with killing 17 people and wounding ... [Full Article...]

Israel's Labor Party cuts ties with UK Labour head over anti-Semitic incidents

Israel's Labor Party cuts ties with UK Labour head over anti-Semitic incidents Gardiner reportedly said. He was speaking at a screening of his film " I, Daniel Blake " organised by the Kingswood Constituency Labour Party. Israel's opposition Labor Party has cut ties with the head of the United Kingdom's Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn , over concerns regarding anti-Semitism and his relationship with the Jewish community. [Full Article...]

In Israel, Poland, it's Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Israeli parliament - the Knesset - will hold its annual ceremony - Unto Every Person There is a Name - in which lawmakers recite names of victims of the Nazis for almost two hours. At the same time, he said to the Iranian people, "Israel is not your enemy". Holocaust Remembrance Day events were launched on Wednesday evening with the official state ceremony at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memor... [Full Article...]

Republicans warn Trump firing Mueller would be a major mistake

Republicans warn Trump firing Mueller would be a major mistake The raid was overseen by the U.S. Attorney's office in Manhattan and was based in part on a referral from Mueller, said Cohen's lawyer, Stephen Ryan. Cornyn declined to say how Congress would react to a Mueller firing or whether that might trigger impeachment proceedings against Trump. [Full Article...]

Cold Case Murder Victim Identified After 37 Years

Cold Case Murder Victim Identified After 37 Years Her body was found in Troy in 1981. He added that the woman's mother, who held out hope for decades that Marcia would eventually return home, is now looking at replacing the "Jane Doe" inscription on her headstone. Police say King was never reported as a missing person. King's was one of the first cases accepted into the DNA Doe Project. According to Miami County Sheriff's Office Chief Deput... [Full Article...]

GOP readies response to Comey memoir

GOP readies response to Comey memoir Further, RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel showed the hand that Republicans plan to play ahead of the release of Comey's memoir " A Higher Loyalty " next week and his accompanying media tour to promote it. Following Sunday's interview, Comey has numerous other bookings, including news programs as well as appearances with CBS late-night host Stephen Colbert and the ladies of "The View". [Full Article...]

Paddy Jackson attempting to recover legal costs from Belfast rape trial

Paddy Jackson attempting to recover legal costs from Belfast rape trial REPORTING RESTRICTIONS HAVE been lifted in the Belfast rugby rape trial, meaning details heard in the trial of Paddy Jackson , Stuart Olding , Blane McIlroy and Rory Harrison in the absence of the jury can now be reported. After she asked to be provided with evidence of this - such as bank statements - Judge Patricia Smyth granted Legal Aid for Olding. She said: "I am studiously anxious to ens... [Full Article...]

Still warm and windy today

Still warm and windy today Friday: Another mainly quiet pattern is expected as high pressure slowly pushes east of us. With temperatures expected to climb into the low 80s to the mid-90s Thursday , winds gusting up to 45 miles per hour and relative humidity levels below 15 percent, forecasters expect wildfires to spark in areas of Oklahoma that have been under a statewide burn ban since February. [Full Article...]

BT pundit explains how Messi and Suarez are holding Barcelona back

BT pundit explains how Messi and Suarez are holding Barcelona back They scored three goals in the second leg, with the travelling side leaving the stadium goalless. The round of games ends with Real Madrid's visit to play bottom of the table Malaga with Madrid still relieved following the last minute penalty decision which helped them avoid a Champions League humiliation at home to Juventus on Wednesday night. [Full Article...]


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