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SC rejects review pleas of Delhi gang rape convicts against death sentence

SC rejects review pleas of Delhi gang rape convicts against death sentence Challenging the Supreme Court's verdict, Mukesh had past year filed a review petition alleging that the court had not properly examined crucial evidence in the case. On 16 December 2012 , a student was brutally assaulted and raped by six persons on a moving bus in South Delhi, an incident which triggered nationwide protests. [Full Article...]

UK's Brexit Secretary David Davis has resigned

UK's Brexit Secretary David Davis has resigned Representatives for the remaining 27-member states admitted that Mr Davis had been frozen out of the negotiations long ago in favour of Theresa May's top Brexit civil servant Oliver Robbins and that his departure would make little practical difference to the talks. [Full Article...]

Syria intercepts Israeli missiles fired at T-4 airbase

Syria intercepts Israeli missiles fired at T-4 airbase Syrian state media reported on Sunday that air defences had thwarted an Israeli missile attack on the T-4 airbase near Homs , and that they hit an attacking jet and forced others out of its airspace. Israel's air force has struck scores of targets it describes as Iranian deployments or arms transfers to Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah. On Quds Day in early June the deputy commander of Iran's... [Full Article...]

9 dead in attack on Somali interior ministry

9 dead in attack on Somali interior ministry Rescuers helped Abdinasir Said Muse, the deputy minister of security, escape from the interior building among dozens of other people while some people leaped out of windows to escape. The group was blamed for the October truck bombing that killed more than 500 people in the deadliest attack in the country's history. The second blast occurred at a police building opposite the interior ministry ... [Full Article...]

Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns plunging United Kingdom government into crisis

Before his letter of resignation was made public, Davis's allies told the British press that he was resigning because he could not support the soft Brexit plan pushed forward by May at a crunch cabinet meeting Friday at the prime minister's countryside estate, called Chequers. [Full Article...]

Iran executes 8 over 2017 Islamic State attack on Tehran

Iran executes 8 over 2017 Islamic State attack on Tehran Iran was targeted for supporting Iraqi and Syrian authorities in their fight against ISIS and other terrorist groups. In Iran announced the execution of eight prisoners for a double attack, which occurred in 2017 in Tehran . Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said that the claims on blocking Iranian assets in Germany is a psychological war aimed at undermining the ties between Ir... [Full Article...]

Thai cave rescue operation could resume on Monday

Thai cave rescue operation could resume on Monday Two ambulances and a helicopter were seen leaving the cave site, according to local reports. Upon landing at nearby Old Airport, the boys will be taken via ambulance to Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital, a hospital official told ABC News. "Communication is hard, so we plan everything", Karadzic said. The team of 18 divers entering the cave have budgeted 11 hours for each rescue attempt to get the... [Full Article...]

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders fear Trump crisis at key summit

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders fear Trump crisis at key summit Russia's President Vladimir Putin talks to U.S. President Donald Trump during their bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 7, 2017. Although rally was held in the center of Europe, activists took the opportunity to lambast Trump's domestic policies, with a group of protesters led by the Amnesty International marching under an "End Family Detention" banner in reference ... [Full Article...]

Several people are killed and many injured in Istanbul train crash

Several people are killed and many injured in Istanbul train crash The Turkish army said in a statement that it had sent helicopters to the scene. 'There are a large number of injured and we have fatalities, ' Tekirdag governor Mehmet Ceylan told the NTV channel, without giving a figure. The train derailed in a village in Tekirdag province. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım offered their condolences to the victims' families aft... [Full Article...]

In blow to May, UK's top Brexit official quits government

In blow to May, UK's top Brexit official quits government She thought she had done enough to move on with that fraught process at the meeting at her Chequers country residence. She thanked him for his work. William Wragg, another backbench Eurosceptic said: "I've reserved judgement on the Chequers' Brexit plan, but I have grave misgivings about it and understand entirely why David Davis has found it necessary to resign". [Full Article...]

Turkey Fires 18,000 Public Workers in Emergency Decree

Turkey Fires 18,000 Public Workers in Emergency Decree Turkey declared a state of emergency for the first time on July 20, 2016, following the defeated coup by the Fetullah Terrorist Organization. The list, which was reviewed during a cabinet meeting convened by Erdogan last month, included almost 9,000 police officers, over 6,000 military personnel, and about 1,000 employees from the justice ministry. [Full Article...]

Manafort Lawyers Seek To Move Trial

Manafort Lawyers Seek To Move Trial His lawyers also claim a deferment is needed to compensate for time lost during his detention. Prosecutors from special counsel Robert Mueller's office have countered Manafort's conditions behind bars "are common to defendants [who are] incarcerated pending trial". [Full Article...]

In blow to May, UK’s top Brexit official quits government

In blow to May, UK’s top Brexit official quits government British Prime Minister Theresa May secured cabinet agreement on Friday for her plans to leave the European Union, overcoming rifts among her ministers to win support for "a business-friendly" proposal aimed at spurring stalled Brexit talks. [Full Article...]

Four boys rescued from flooded Thai cave

Four boys rescued from flooded Thai cave Narongsak Osatanakorn is heading the rescue operation, and told reporters that the divers will accompany each boy as they're extracted from the cave. At 10 a.m. The first two boys have been rescued from the flooded cave and are now in a hospital near the cave. The operation to bring them out of the cave, where they have been trapped for two weeks , has begun and the first of the group are exp... [Full Article...]

Tropical storm Chris is third named storm of 2018 Hurricane season

Tropical storm Chris is third named storm of 2018 Hurricane season The storm was sitting almost still off the SC coast on Sunday, about 160 miles south of Cape Hatteras. The storm poses no threat to land, but forecasters expect it to become a hurricane on Monday. The tropical storm, which was named Sunday morning, is expected to continue gaining strength as it hovers over the Gulf stream's warm waters in the Atlantic Ocean, AccuWeather.com reports . [Full Article...]

NATO Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison: Trump to "encourage" Putin to change behavior

Green groups including Friends of the Earth Europe also attended the demonstration, posting on Twitter, "We refuse to normalize Trump's politics". "By defending itself from made-up threats, the alliance is raising constructions from the period of bloc confrontation, as it continues the construction of the USA anti-missile shield in Europe", Zakharova said, referring to the Cold War period, when ... [Full Article...]

No nerve agents detected after deadly eastern Ghouta strikes, OPCW inspectors say

No nerve agents detected after deadly eastern Ghouta strikes, OPCW inspectors say The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons released the report's findings Friday to highlight the results of the group's fact-finding mission in Syria. Washington and other Western governments blamed Syrian government forces for the attack in Douma. They carried out the attack on the basis of an allegation without any proof - even ignoring calls by Syria and Russian Federation to s... [Full Article...]

Trump savors big reveal for court choice

Trump savors big reveal for court choice Wade , so we believe him", Hogue said. Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, who will likely seal his sport to run against McCaskill after an August Republican primary, called the SCOTUS nominee "the defining issue of this campaign". "These are the people, keep in mind, who consider themselves to be the most open-minded, the most tolerant", he said. "I've never seen a president of the United St... [Full Article...]

50 deaths in Quebec attributed to heat as hot, humid weather subsides

50 deaths in Quebec attributed to heat as hot, humid weather subsides The deaths were not concentrated in any specific municipality. The mercury has since June 29 regularly topped 30 C, accompanied by stifling humidity levels, but temperatures should drop back to seasonal averages from Saturday. Eighteen of the dead were reported in the provincial capital Montreal, according to regional public health director Mylene Drouin. "While we are an advanced industrializ... [Full Article...]

Amul Thapar Not On Donald Trump's Shortlist For US Supreme Court

Amul Thapar Not On Donald Trump's Shortlist For US Supreme Court The US President has chosen prime time to make the announcement. He's also said to be upset about Kavanaugh's opinion in the Obamacare mandate litigation. Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska is another Republican who sometimes rejects strict Republican orders. That, plus his time as a White House staff secretary under President George W. [Full Article...]


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