Day: January 26, 2018

British judge to decide next month on Assange’s bid for possible freedom

open view web desk LONDON – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for over five years because he fears extradition to the United States, will learn next month if he has succeeded in having a warrant for his arrest dropped. Assange, 46, […]

Wikileaks Founder to Ask London Court to Drop UK Arrest Warrant

open view web desk London: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will ask a London court on Friday to drop the arrest warrant that stems from his breach of bail conditions in Britain, a move that could enable him to eventually leave the Ecuadorean embassy in London if successful. Assange, 46, has been holed up in the embassy since 2012 after skipping bail to avoid […]

Trump denies Times report that he ordered Mueller fired

open view web desk WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump demanded the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller last June but backed down after White House lawyer Don McGahn threatened to resign, according to a New York Times report that Trump quickly dismissed Friday as “fake news.” The newspaper reported […]

Chemical sunshade to slow warming may not be feasible – U.N. draft

open view web desk OSLO – The idea of spraying a haze of sun-dimming chemicals high above the Earth as a quick way to slow global warming faces so many obstacles that it may not be feasible, a leaked draft U.N. report says. The U.N. review of a […]

Exclusive: Despite sanctions, North Korea exported coal to South and Japan via Russia – intelligence sources

open view web desk PARIS/LONDON/MOSCOW – North Korea shipped coal to Russia last year which was then delivered to South Korea and Japan in a likely violation of U.N. sanctions, three Western European intelligence sources said. The U.N. Security Council banned North Korean exports of coal last Aug. […]

India marks 69th R-Day with grand parade; ASEAN leaders attend as chief guests

open view web desk New Delhi, Jan 26: Marching contingents, strategic defence weaponry and colourful tableaux were on display as India celebrated its 69th Republic Day with a grand parade watched by thousands of people along with ten ASEAN leaders who attended the event as chief guests, in a […]

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