Month: August 2019

Suit settled in teen suicide that led to Illinois law change

CHICAGO — The case of a suburban Chicago teenager who killed himself after being confronted at his high school about whether he made a video of himself having sex with a classmate raised uncomfortable questions about how aggressively school officials should question kids suspected of wrongdoing and whether […]

North Korea berates Pompeo, says hopes for talks fading

SEOUL, South Korea — A senior North Korean diplomat on Saturday berated U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over his comments describing North Korean behavior as “rogue” and warned that Pyongyang’s hopes for talks with Washington are fading. In a statement carried by state media, North Korean First […]

National Herald: Subramanian Swamy objects to questions in Hindi during cross examination

New Delhi, Aug 30: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday objected to the lawyer for Congress leader Sonia Gandhi for asking questions in Hindi while being cross-examination in National Herald case, saying he was a Tamil’. The exchange of words took place between Swamy and senior advocate R S […]

Nearly 575 youths from J-K inducted into Army

Srinagar, Aug 31: As many as 575 youths from Jammu and Kashmir were on Saturday inducted into the Army after completing a year-long rigorous training, a defence spokesperson said.  A glittering parade was held at the Bana Singh Parade Ground of JAKLI Regiment Centre on the outskirts of Srinagar, […]

Two million face statelessness as India publishes citizenship list

Almost two million people in northeast India were left facing statelessness on Saturday after they were excluded from a citizenship list aimed at weeding out “foreign infiltrators”, in a process the central government wants to replicate nationwide. A total of 31.1 million people were included in a National […]

Brazil agents raid illegal miners in Amazon as environmental enforcement ratchets up

ALTAMIRA, Brazil – Federal agents in Brazil exchanged gunfire with illegal miners in the Amazon state of Para on Friday, according to Reuters witnesses, in a dramatic example of how Brazil has stepped up environmental enforcement in the wake of rainforest fires. Federal police and agents with environmental […]

Taliban, Afghan forces clash in northern Afghan city amid peace talks with U.S.

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan – Taliban forces attacked the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Saturday, setting off hours of gun battles, even as U.S. negotiators move closer to finalising a deal with the insurgents for the withdrawal of American troops from the country. Heavy fighting has gone on in […]

Hong Kong protests turn to chaos amid tear gas and petrol bombs

HONG KONG – Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon on Saturday as pro-democracy protesters threw petrol bombs in the latest in a series of clashes that have plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its worst political crisis in decades. Police fired round after round of tear […]

Secretary General INTERPOL calls on Union Home Minister, assures best support of INTERPOL for fight against Terror

open view news desk Secretary General, INTERPOL, Mr. Jürgen Stock, called on Union Home Minister, Shri Amit Shah, in New Delhi today. He thanked Shri Shah for the commitment shown and cooperation extended and assured best support of INTERPOL for the fight against terror. He also conveyed that […]

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