Day: February 20, 2019

Thais give Russia, US right to extradite hacking suspect

BANGKOK — A Thai court ruled Wednesday that a Russian man who allegedly was part of a gang that stole millions of dollars online from bank accounts can be extradited to the United States to stand trial, but the suspect could end up in Russia anyway. The court […]

As US pushes to ban Huawei, UK considers softer approach

LONDON — Britain can handle the security risks involved with using mobile networks made by China’s Huawei, the cybersecurity chief said Wednesday, adding to a growing debate among countries on whether the company should be banned, as the U.S. wants. Ciaran Martin, the CEO of the U.K. National […]

Court: Constitutional ban on high fines applies to states

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday that the Constitution’s ban on excessive fines applies to the states, an outcome that could help efforts to rein in police seizure of property from criminal suspects. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote the court’s opinion in favor of Tyson Timbs, […]

Possible peace declaration looms large over Trump-Kim summit

TOKYO — With their second summit fast approaching, speculation is growing that U.S. President Donald Trump may try to persuade North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to commit to denuclearization by giving him something he wants more than almost anything else: an announcement of peace and an end […]

Putin sternly warns US against putting missiles in Europe

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin sternly warned the United States against deploying new missiles in Europe, saying Wednesday that Russia will retaliate by fielding new weapons that will take just as little time to reach their targets. While the Russian leader didn’t say what specific new weapons […]

List of MoUs/Agreements signed during State Visit of Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia to India

open view news desk S. No. Name of Agreement/ MoUs Exchanged on Indian side by Exchanged on Saudi Arabia side by 1. Memorandum of Understanding on investing in the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Kingdom […]

SC collegium transfers high court judges

New Delhi, Feb 20: The Supreme Court collegium has transferred four judges to the Manipur, Allahabad, Calcutta and Kerala high courts while refusing to accede to a request by one of them to reconsider the recommendation to transfer him. The collegium, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, proposed the […]

Terrorism, extremism common concerns: Saudi crown prince after talks with Modi

New Delhi, Feb 20: Terrorism and extremism are “common concerns” and Saudi Arabia will extend all cooperation to India and other neighbouring countries to deal with them, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman said on Wednesday after holding “extensive and successful” talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The […]