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by | September 13, 2018 | 12:49

Today Mallya spoke to reporters outside London's Westminster Magistrates' Court , where his extradition case is being heard. Back home, the Congress pounced upon Mallya's comment and demanded that the government explain how the embattled industrialist was allowed to leave India and demanded a thorough inquiry.

by | September 13, 2018 | 09:08

The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System said in total up to 43.3 million people could be affected by the storm in the Philippines and southern China . In the province of Benguet and Kalinga, at least 136 people have been evacuated, according to the civil defence office. It is moving westward at the speed of 20kph.

by | September 13, 2018 | 06:19

Wade decision establishing a constitutional right to abortion. With the midterms less than two months away, Kavanaugh's nomination carries political risks for both parties as they potentially alienate the large swath of independent voters who have big say in elections.

by | September 13, 2018 | 05:31

The meeting , on February 21-24, is believed to be the first of its kind. The Catholic Church is facing sexual abuse scandals in the United States, Chile, Australia and Germany, among others. Mr DiNardo has said recent accusations of top Vatican officials, including the current pope, covering up for McCarrick deserve answers. Vatican spokesman Greg Burke said DiNardo would meet with Francis on Thursday in the Apostolic Palace, along with Cardinal Sean O'Malley, Francis' top sex ...

by | September 13, 2018 | 05:36

The Vatican said that among those meeting the pope would be the head of the US bishops' conference, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, the archbishop of the Galveston-Houston area, and Cardinal Sean Patrick O'Malley of Boston. POPE Francis has taken the unprecedented step of summoning bishops from across the world to the Vatican to discuss the protection of children from sexual abuse .

by | September 13, 2018 | 04:33

Trump was derided in July for not publicly confronting Russian President Vladimir Putin about the election interference during a summit in Helsinki. Bolton said criticism that Trump had been too deferential to Russia or blinkered in his view of Russian election interference played "zero" role in the new action.

by | September 12, 2018 | 18:14

Other clergy sex abuse scandals have occurred in countries including Germany, Argentina, Australia, Ireland and Chile. Pope Francis formed the Council of Cardinals, often referred to as the C9, shortly after his election in 2013 to advise him on the reform of the Roman Curia and on church governance generally.

by | September 12, 2018 | 16:22

British authorities have issued European arrest warrants for Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, two suspected members of Russia's military intelligence agency, the GRU. In response to the charges last week , the Russian foreign ministry said that the names and the photographs of the accused "mean nothing to us". So this was not a rogue operation.

by | September 12, 2018 | 16:01

Papadopoulos said on ABC that Joseph Mifsud , a shadowy professor from Malta, invited him to a ritzy British hotel for breakfast one day, where Mifsud claimed he had information that the Kremlin had some of Hillary Clinton's emails. Memos authored by House Republicans and Democrats , now declassified, show that information about Papadopoulos' contacts with Russian intermediaries triggered the FBI's counterintelligence investigation in July 2016 into potential coordination between ...

by | September 12, 2018 | 13:34

During remarks at the Pentagon, Vice-President Mike Pence told audience members they "must learn the lessons of 9/11 and remain ever vigilant". September 11, 2018, marks the 17th anniversary of the World Trade Centre attacks . Sinodinos says it's better to commemorate the day there than to sit around "being depressed". The recent attacks scare Ruben Perez, who read names at the trade center Tuesday.

by | September 12, 2018 | 13:00

The ministry of defence said that nearly a third of its active military personnel was taking part in the week-long exercises in Siberia and the Russian far east, although independent analysts suggested that the numbers may have been overstated.

by | September 12, 2018 | 11:00

The South African Police Service's head of police crime research and statistics, Major-General Norman Sekhukhune revealed that, on average, 57 people were murdered in South Africa every day. We have to pick up the ball and change the situation for the better'. A parliamentary committee says police efforts to deal with the problem have been ineffective and that commanders should strengthen the law enforcement presence in crime hotspots.

by | September 12, 2018 | 08:44

They said state government and the Church have disappointed them. Talking to reporters at his residence in Poonjar, George said he had certain doubts on the real victim in the case. The court asked the government to respond by Thursday after senior public prosecutor Suman Chakravarthy sought two days' time to get instructions in the matter.Two PILs filed by George Vattukulam, president of Malayala Vedi, through advocate Joseph Rony Jose and Ramapuram-based Kerala Catholic Church ...

by | September 12, 2018 | 01:29

During his stay in Ireland , Donald Trump was expected to visit his golf course in Doonbeg, County Clare on the west coast, as well as Dublin. Leo Varadkar confirmed the November visit was cancelled and said the "US side has cited scheduling reasons".

by | September 11, 2018 | 22:20

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders accused Woodward of "incredibly reckless" fact checking in writing the book. More recently, Trump has accused Woodward of fabricating quotes and questioned whether US libel laws could be changed so that people who believe they have been wronged would be in a better position to seek "retribution".

by | September 11, 2018 | 19:52

Kulsoom's political struggle against Gen (r) Musharraf's dictatorship was also acknowledged by now Prime Minister Imran Khan during a jalsa held past year (30th April) in Karachi. The couple have four children. But life as a politician in her own right was not to be for Ms Nawaz. "She fought against cancer with a lot of courage", Farouq added.

by | September 11, 2018 | 19:44

Trump waged Twitter war on Woodward, calling the journalist who helped expose the Watergate scandal a "Dem operative" and a liar who "makes up stories". Woodward said he interviewed "over a hundred" people for the book, adding, "I would say that maybe half of those are key people". Dems can't stand losing.

by | September 11, 2018 | 19:32

Heeding a call from opposition leader Navalny, thousands took to the streets of dozens of cities against the controversial pension reform. As in previous rallies, numerous protesters were young, including minors, and pictures of the police manhandling teens went viral on social media .

by | September 11, 2018 | 19:19

Some of the officials featured in the book's anecdotes about the president, including Defence Secretary Jim Mattis and White House chief of staff John Kelly, issued statements denying the comments attributed to them by Mr Woodward. Some Democrats, meanwhile, argued that the op-ed and Trump's response to it are proof that the president is not fit to serve. The anonymous official who authored the op-ed bashed the president's "amorality" and praised the work of "unsung heroes" who push back ...

by | September 11, 2018 | 19:18

When Barack Obama took the stage in front of an audience of students at the University of IL on Friday, he was not there to mess around. "I found he's very good, very good for sleeping". On Saturday, the former president will stump for House Democratic candidates from California at an event in Orange County, a conservative-leaning part of California where Republicans are at risk of losing several congressional seats.