Day: October 19, 2019

Turkey, Kurds trade accusations over shaky Syria truce

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan fired off a fresh warning Saturday to “crush” Kurdish forces as both sides traded accusations of violating a US-brokered truce deal in northeastern Syria. The deal announced late Thursday is intended to halt a Turkish-led offensive against Kurdish forces launched on October 9, […]

Mexico flies 300 Indian migrants to New Delhi in ‘unprecedented’ mass deportation

MEXICO CITY/NEW DELHI – Mexico has deported over 300 Indian nationals to New Delhi, the National Migration Institute (INM) said late on Wednesday, calling it an unprecedented transatlantic deportation. The move follows a deal Mexico struck with the United States in June, vowing to significantly curb U.S.-bound migration […]

Kashmir apple trade picks up again under shadow of militant attacks

SRINAGAR – More than 10,000 trucks laden with apples left Indian-ruled Kashmir this week in a sign that the territory is returning to normal, according to officials and government data, after India imposed a clampdown on the region in August. Involving some 3.5 million people, apples are the […]

AP Photos: Hong Kongers use masquerade as new protest tactic

HONG KONG — Winnie the Pooh, Guy Fawkes, Pepe the Frog — these are the new faces of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protest movement. Demonstrators masqueraded Friday night as their favorite characters in defiance of the government’s ban this month on face coverings at public gatherings. Protesters in the […]

CBI files charge sheet before Delhi court against Chidambaram, Karti, others

New Delhi, Oct 18: The CBI filed a charge sheet before a Delhi court Friday in the INX Media corruption case accusing former finance minister P Chidambaram and others including bureaucrats of causing loss to the exchequer by allegedly committing offences under the Prevention of Corruption Act. The charge […]

Seoul police up security after rally at US envoy residence

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean police said Saturday they beefed up security at the U.S. ambassador’s residence in Seoul after a group of anti-American students used ladders to break into the compound. They were protesting demands by the Trump administration that South Korea pay more to help […]

Delhi gets 100 new mohalla clinics

New Delhi, Oct 19 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday inaugurated 100 newly-constructed mohalla clinics, a primary health service aimed at providing medical facility to people in their neighbourhood. With this, Delhi now has 302 mohalla clinics. Speaking at an event in Wazirabad here, the chief minister […]

Govt’s love for cow only on paper: Chidambaram

New Delhi, Oct 19 : Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday attacked the government over the alleged decline in population of indigenous cattle, saying the government’s love for cow is only on paper. The former finance minister also hit out at the government over what he said was […]

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