Saturday , 16 February 2019

World News

Mubarak’s trial adjourned till Sept 5

CAIRO: The historic trial of Egypt’s fallen president, Hosni Mubarak was Monday adjourned till September 5 after the ailing former strongman returned to court wheeled on a stretcher to answer charges of ordering the killing of over 800 anti-regime protestors, as his followers and opponents scuffled in the streets outside.

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Cameron, Miliband spar over UK riots

LONDON: Amidst post-mortem of riots by commentators and experts, the UK Prime Minister, Mr David Cameron and the leader of the opposition, Mr Ed Miliband Monday engaged in a war of words over the steps needed to remedy the situation, with Mr Miliband calling Mr Cameron’s plans “more gimmicks.”

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Nepal president wants new govt by August 21

KATHMANDU: The Nepal President, Mr Ram Baran Yadav Monday gave the warring parties time till next Sunday to form a national government after the Prime Minister, Mr Jhala Nath Khanal tendered his resignation in a dramatic movement Sunday night, plunging the nation into a dire constitutional crisis.

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UK Parliament to discuss riots

LONDON: The British Prime Minister, Mr David Cameron on Tuesday vowed to unleash the “full force” of law on the “thugs” responsible for one of the worst rioting on Britain’s streets, and said the Parliament will be recalled for a special session to discuss the conflagration.

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