Friday , 19 April 2019

World News

Drunk Irish lawyer jailed for abusive rant at Air India crew

London: An Irish international human rights lawyer who was caught on camera making abusive rants at Air India crew after she was refused alcohol on a flight from Mumbai to London has been jailed for six months in the UK. Please like & share: Read More »

Duterte warns China to back off disputed island

Manila: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has warned Beijing to back off from a disputed island in the South China Sea, warning of possible military action if China “touches” it amid rising tensions over the key waterway. Please like & share: Read More »

90% of military-acquired land of Tamils released: Lanka

Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has released about 90 per cent of the military-acquired land belonging to the minority Tamil community held during the brutal civil war with the LTTE, President Maithripala Sirisena said as he seeks re-election. Please like & share: Read More »

Trump prepares aid package for Venezuela

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump’s administration is preparing an economic relief package for Venezuela that would put American dollars directly into the South American nation in the event that the government of incumbent leader Nicolas Maduro falls. Please like & share: Read More »

UK police warns against inflaming Brexit tensions

LONDON: Britain’s police forces on Thursday warned politicians and campaigners not to inflame tensions amid ongoing uncertainties around the UK’s impending exit from the European Union (EU). Please like & share: Read More »

Christchurch gunman faces 50 murder charges

WELLINGTON: The Australian man accused of killing 50 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch terror attack will face 50 murder charges and 39 attempted murder charges, New Zealand police said on Thursday. Please like & share: Read More »

Brunei introduces stoning to death for gay sex, adultery

Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei): Brunei on Wednesday introduced harsh new Sharia laws, including death by stoning for adultery and gay sex, despite a storm of global criticism from politicians, celebrities and rights groups. Please like & share: Read More »

Another Indian national sentenced by US court

Washington: An Indian national has been sentenced to 16 months in jail in the US for his involvement in a sophisticated call centre scheme that victimised over 340 people, resulting in over US$ 200,000 in losses, in the latest crackdown on India-based call centre frauds in America. Please like & share: Read More »

Malaysia ex-PM Najib goes on trial over 1MDB mega-scandal

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s disgraced ex-leader Najib Razak pleaded not guilty to all charges against him as he went on trial Wednesday over a multi-billion-dollar fraud, almost a year after his shock election loss. Please like & share: Read More »