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World court orders review of Pakistan death sentence for Kulbhushan Jadhav

World court orders review of Pakistan death sentence for Kulbhushan Jadhav Getting a favourable verdict is particularly important for Pakistan given that many key capitals, including Washington, have long given little credence to such Pakistani allegations against India. "The review and reconsideration of the conviction and sentence of Mr. Jadhav, in order to be effective, must ensure that full weight is given to the effect of the violation of the rights" in global conve... [Full Article...]

United States removes Turkey from F-35 fighter jet programme

United States removes Turkey from F-35 fighter jet programme Military vehicles and equipment, parts of the S-400 air defense systems, are unloaded from a Russian transport aircraft at Murted military airport in Ankara, Turkey , July 12, 2019. Turkey had also argued that the U.S. was slow to offer an alternative missile defence shield. "A contract has been signed on October 5, 2018 for delivery of S-400 system from Russian Federation". [Full Article...]

Jeffrey Epstein's treatment is 'worse' because of his wealth, his lawyers say

Jeffrey Epstein's treatment is 'worse' because of his wealth, his lawyers say Federal prosecutors say Epstein , 66, should be denied bail because there are no conditions under which a man with his money and worldwide connections could be prevented from fleeing the country if he was released. In its statement , Ohio State said that Epstein had donated $1,000 to the Wexner Center for the Arts Membership Fund. Epstein in 2008 reached a clandestine plea deal to end a feder... [Full Article...]

New Jersey congressman joins House Democrats 'Squad' because of an Onion article

New Jersey congressman joins House Democrats 'Squad' because of an Onion article Pressed by reporters Tuesday if she thought Trump's remarks were racist, Ernst replied, "Yeah, I do". Fellow Texan Pete Olson also distanced himself, saying he is proud to represent "the most diverse Congressional district in America", and urged the president to disavow his comments. [Full Article...]

Were New Zealand robbed after losing tied final to England?

Were New Zealand robbed after losing tied final to England? After the first ball, a wide yorker squirted down to long off off Neesham, Archer immediately increased pressure on himself bowling a wide in the second ball, leaving the New Zealanders needing only 11 from the bat to win. Giles laughed off the suggestion from former worldwide umpire Simon Taufel that the winners should only have been awarded five runs, not six, after the ball ricocheted off Sto... [Full Article...]

Germany's Von der Leyen confirmed as next EU Commission president

Germany's Von der Leyen confirmed as next EU Commission president The Christian Democrat of the European People's Party was a last-minute candidate to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker that EU leaders agreed as part of a package of top jobs that were decided on early this month. "Exactly 40 years ago, the first president of the European parliament, Simone Veil, was elected and presented her vision of a united Europe", Von der Leyen said. [Full Article...]

Toddler dies after falling into restaurant's grease trap

Toddler dies after falling into restaurant's grease trap The toddler, who has not been publicly identified, went missing shortly after 11am and was discovered in the trap by a witness who pulled him free. "It's a frightful, tragic accident, misadventure- whatever you call it- just a horrifying situation", Camp said. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu: 'Europe might ignore Iran threat until nuclear missiles hit'

Netanyahu: 'Europe might ignore Iran threat until nuclear missiles hit' EU Foreign Affairs High Representative Federica Mogherini also said parties planned on empowering a special trade vehicle created to bypass USA sanctions "to have Iran fully compliant with its nuclear commitments , as it has been since the beginning until a few weeks ago". [Full Article...]

Two dead, over 40 trapped in Mumbai building collapse

Two dead, over 40 trapped in Mumbai building collapse Speaking to ANI , BMC Disaster Management Cell said that the Kesarbai building has collapsed at Tandel street, in Dongri, Mumbai . Fire brigade, Mumbai Police and civic officials rushed to the site but the constricted lanes made it hard to access the area, which was reduced to a mass of rubble, twisted concrete and broken wires. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom envoy said Trump left Iran nuclear deal to spite Obama

United Kingdom envoy said Trump left Iran nuclear deal to spite Obama It is the second set of leaked emails published by he Mail On Sunday Last week they revealed Sir Kim had described Mr Trump's administration as " inept " and " dysfunctional ", a revelation that eventually led to the ambassador's resignation. [Full Article...]

5.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Western Australia World 06:06

5.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Western Australia World 06:06 The shallow natural disaster at struck at 1.39 p.m. with a depth of 10.0 km, was centred 202 km west of Broome, a city on the coast of Western Australia, Xinhua news agency quoted the USGS as saying. He added that there had been "no reports of any injuries or any damage throughout the district", following the tremor. "It just went for a few seconds". [Full Article...]

New York power outage affects 72,000 people

New York power outage affects 72,000 people Officials in New York City still don't know what caused the massive, hours-long blackout Saturday evening. "The relay protection system is designed with redundancies to provide high levels of reliability". "Every city has to make an assessment about whether emergency preparedness requires backup, and things aren't flawless", Apt said. Sidewalks in Times Square that are usually crowded wi... [Full Article...]

Democrats Delay Mueller Hearing to Allow More Time for Questioning

Democrats Delay Mueller Hearing to Allow More Time for Questioning Under the new arrangement, Mr Mueller will testify for an extended period of time - three hours instead of two - before the House Judiciary Committee. But Democrats want to know more about how he made that decision and when. He will now appear first before the House Judiciary Committee on the set date and later for another two hours before the Intelligence Committee. [Full Article...]

Flyboard: French inventor soars above Champs-Elysees on flyboard at Paris parade

Flyboard: French inventor soars above Champs-Elysees on flyboard at Paris parade Macron, in an address to military personnel Saturday, one day before the country's Bastille Day celebrations, told the assembled crowd at the Defense Ministry in Paris that the space command would be founded in September and would replace the joint space command set up in 2010. [Full Article...]

Dozens of New Zealand gun owners turn over weapons for cash

Dozens of New Zealand gun owners turn over weapons for cash Within weeks, members of Parliament voted to change their gun laws, banning military-style semi-automatic weapons. "You show up, they give you a number and call you up one at a time. "They do want to abide by the new laws but they have no incentive and they're having fingers pointed at them and are being treated like criminals", McKee said. [Full Article...]

Man Dies After Attacking Immigration Prison

Man Dies After Attacking Immigration Prison The Tacoma detention center is owned and operated for ICE by a private company called the GEO Group , according to the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, which puts the facility's capacity at 1,575 - one of the biggest immigration detention centers in the country, the group says. [Full Article...]

Several in Wenatchee felt natural disaster tremors

Several in Wenatchee felt natural disaster tremors No significant damages or injuries were reported to city infrastructure, according to Tacoma and Pierce County officials. The first temblor was a 4.6 magnitude that struck at 2:51 a.m. The quake was felt around the sound from Arlington to Seattle and as far as Bremerton, CBS affiliate KIRO-TV reported. The outskirts of Seattle were hit with a 4.6 magnitude quake overnight on Thursday less ... [Full Article...]

Trump says North Korea leader "so happy" to see him

Trump says North Korea leader North Korean chief Kim Jong Un speaks in the course of the 4th Plenary Assembly of the seventh Central Committee of the Employees' Get together of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on this April 10, 2019 picture launched on April 11, 2019 by North Korea's Korean Central Information Company (KCNA). [Full Article...]

Mike Pence tour of migrant centre shows men crowded in cages

Mike Pence tour of migrant centre shows men crowded in cages It's a tent-like facility that detains about 1,000 migrants . "I knew we'd see a system that was overwhelmed". President Donald Trump said earlier Friday that he had dispatched Pence to the border to dispel reports of dire conditions at the migrant detention centres. [Full Article...]

Somalia hotel siege over, 12 dead

Somalia hotel siege over, 12 dead Somalia's security forces on Saturday ended the overnight attack by the militant group in the southern port city of Kismayu, a police officer said . The attack is the latest in a long line of bombing and assaults claimed by Al-Qaeda-linked group Al-Shabaab across Somalia. [Full Article...]


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