• Ex-Economy Minister Ulyukayev calls bribery case 'set-up,' trial adjourned till September
Ex-Economy Minister Ulyukayev calls bribery case 'set-up,' trial adjourned till September

He returned to his arrest, arguing that the transmission of the bag containing the money had been "planned in advance by agents of the FSB" and that he had come only because the boss of Rosneft had asked him to come. "What else can be added to this?" "The first day of debates of a trial that had technically started last week, the most senior offi...

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  • Watch Neo-Nazi From Vice Charlottesville Segment Weep: 'I'm Terrified'
Watch Neo-Nazi From Vice Charlottesville Segment Weep: 'I'm Terrified'

Reeve responds by reminding him of the Oklahoma City bombing, pointing out that everyone is capable of violence. In a final interview with Cantwell after the weekend's riots end, he says, "We knew that we were going to meet a lot of resistance".

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  • Flood scene still grim in Assam, toll touches 39
Flood scene still grim in Assam, toll touches 39

Relief and rescue operations are in full swing. For couples of the day many trains have been canceled due to water logged above the rail tracks in the areas under North East Frontier Railway (NFR) jurisdiction. National Highway 37, communication between upper and lower Assam have snapped. Tazem Sikdar , headmaster of state-run school didn't le...

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  • Cuomo introduces new hate crime legislation
Cuomo introduces new hate crime legislation

Agudath Israel of America commends New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for his signing of legislation today allowing prosecutors to increase penalties for those who make bomb threats against community centers. During that rally, one protester with alleged connections to neo-Nazi groups drove his vehicle into a group of counterprotesters, killing a yo...

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  • US Sanctions Kashmiri Militant Group Hizbul Mujahideen
US Sanctions Kashmiri Militant Group Hizbul Mujahideen

Hizbul chief Syed Salahuddin was designated a "global terrorist" by the United States during Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit to the country. Pakistan's foreign office had called the earlier move "completely unjustified". Michael Kugelman, the Senior Associate for South Asia at the Woodrow Wilson Center told The News that the decision is an...

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  • Sarkar slams Prasar Bharati for censoring I-Day speech
Sarkar slams Prasar Bharati for censoring I-Day speech

Yechury further appealed to all non BJP state governments to come together to resist the attack by the Centre, else Central-state relations and federalism will come under severe threat. The text of chief minister's speech released states, "Before us on this year's Independence Day are quite a few very relevant, important and contemporary issues.Un...

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  • Helmet-Cam Caught Delhi Crash, 6 Lakh Bike, Young Rider Killed
Helmet-Cam Caught Delhi Crash, 6 Lakh Bike, Young Rider Killed

On reaching the spot, they found a damaged motorbike, pieces of glass and blood. The hills were calling for Himanshu Bansal, but that trip, it seems, was not to be. According to The Indian Express , the trio were racing when they reached Mandi House Metro station. Near the Mandi House metro station, Bansal hit a man trying to cross the road.

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  • Fear Grips Paga Over Terrorist Attack In Burkina
Fear Grips Paga Over Terrorist Attack In Burkina

She was six months pregnant. The "exceptional woman" left her job with the Toronto District School Board where she taught French immersion at Glen Aimes Senior Public School in the Beaches. In Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, the DFA said 18 people were killed when gunmen opened fire at a restaurant frequented by foreigners. Foreign Af...

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  • Saudi to reopen Iraq land border for trade after 27 years
Saudi to reopen Iraq land border for trade after 27 years

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received at Al Shatwa Palace, Abu Dhabi, Moqtada Al Sadr, leader of the Sadrist Movement in the Republic of Iraq on Sunday evening.

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  • Japan prepares missile defense system, following North Korea's nuke threat
Japan prepares missile defense system, following North Korea's nuke threat

After a week of incendiary language from President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , administration officials Sunday tried to tamp down fears that the two nations are on the brink of nuclear war. The Ministry of Unification 's spokesman Baik Tae-hyun said in a press briefing that the meeting may be part of North Korea's regular ga...

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  • Nepal Plays Off India vs China To Fund Its Development
Nepal Plays Off India vs China To Fund Its Development

During the meet, Chinese Vice Premier Wang invited PM Deuba to visit China while PM Deuba again urged for Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Nepal, shared advisor Bhattarai. The Government of China had constructed a building for the centre at the cost of Rs 680 million in 2009 and handed it to the Nepal Government in 2011.

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  • Trump urged to avoid exacerbating tensions in N Korea
Trump urged to avoid exacerbating tensions in N Korea

US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart pledged Saturday to work to denuclearize North Korea, but Trump again invoked the grim possibility of "military measures" if other steps should fail. The White House said in turn that the two leaders agreed that North Korea "must stop its provocative and escalatory behaviour". And South K...

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  • Sangeeta reflects on 70 years since Indian independence
Sangeeta reflects on 70 years since Indian independence

I was not born when our great leaders were fighting for the freedom of my country, though I am born in independent country India , Bharat, Hindustan, you call it anything but this is my motherland. East Bengal became part of Pakistan until the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War, while West Bengal remained with India . Never forget their sacrifice.

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  • Independence Day 2017: Celebrities Share Patriotic Fever On Instagram
Independence Day 2017: Celebrities Share Patriotic Fever On Instagram

So, on this occasion, let's pledge to maintain and strengthen our country's unity and integrity. At a flag hoisting ceremony, the High Commissioner, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, unfurled the National Flag and inspected a Guard of Honor presented by the BSF contingent.

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  • Wash. inmates escape from fire work crew
Wash. inmates escape from fire work crew

On Tuesday afternoon the two escapees were spotted in southeast Portland. After contacting the witness, officers arrested Munter. He was booked in the Multnomah County Jail on a Washington State Department of Corrections warrant. Facility officials notified local and state law enforcement, Oregon State Patrol and activated Inmate Recovery Teams. Th...

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  • United States cities step up removal of Confederate statues, despite racist violence
United States cities step up removal of Confederate statues, despite racist violence

He said that while Confederate monuments have been defaced in other cities, it was surprising to see an entire statue brought down by protesters . The toppling comes after Saturday's protest in Charlottesville against the removal of a Robert E.

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  • Victim, suspect identified in state fair stabbing
Victim, suspect identified in state fair stabbing

In the weeks leading up to the competition, he led, clipped, walked and bathed her. "I don't really understand the bond with my animal either". Audri placed fifth out of the seven contestants in the fair's show and the pair (pictured) were exhausted by the time it was all over.

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  • Colombia's Farc Concludes Weapons Disarmament
Colombia's Farc Concludes Weapons Disarmament

Santos himself shut a padlock on the last lot of decommissioned rifles before it was taken out of a remote demobilisation camp to formally seal the UN-supervised disarmament by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia ( FARC ). Rebels convicted by special courts of human rights violations will avoid traditional prison sentences, instead perfo...

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  • Fire breaks out at Southend airport
Fire breaks out at Southend airport

No delays have yet been reported from any airline and the airport is open and operating as normal. London Southend Airport is around 68 kilometers (42 miles) east of the United Kingdom capital. Pictures show plumes of black smoke hanging over the airport. Aerial ladder platforms were used by crews to pour water on the building from above.

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  • Dashcam Footage Shows 'Humiliating' Strip Search, Cops Sued
Dashcam Footage Shows 'Humiliating' Strip Search, Cops Sued

After finding nothing in Corley's clothing, the deputies, Ronaldine Pierre, 34, and William Strong, 37, then proceeded to strip Corley and perform a full body cavity search. Cammack is calling for an outside prosecutor to investigate. The sheriff says two of the three deputies have been cleared and are still on the job because one did not activel...

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