An advocacy group for journalists said Wednesday that 262 people are imprisoned around the world for their work gathering and reporting the news, a record high. President Donald Trump hosted President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at the White House in May, praising him as a friend. "Authorities accused some journalists of terrorist activity based exclusively on their alleged use of a messaging app, Bylock, or bank accounts at allegedly Gülenist institutions", the report reads.
Pakistan's former foreign minister Khurshid Kasuri on Wednesday dismissed as "a odd story with no basis" the claim made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that Islamabad was interfering in the Gujarat Assembly polls. "Manmohan Singh is very angry these days". Pointing out that Modi had gone to Pakistan uninvited after the terrorist attacks in Udhampur and Gurdaspur, Singh said "let him also tell the country the reason for inviting the infamous ISI of Pakistan to our strategic Air Base in ...
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The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will hold the half-hour sitting in Sydney on Thursday mark the end of the $500 million five-year inquiry set up under the Gillard Labor federal government. Among the recommendations are the abolishment of the religious sanctity of confession, and priest celibacy being voluntary, which is sure to ignite wider debate.
Officials in Bangladesh are trying to track down the extended family and any known associates of Ullah. The charges carry the possibility of life in prison, as Ullah is not eligible for the death penalty because no deaths resulted from his alleged crimes.
Ulyukayev had denied the charges, saying he'd thought the bag holding the bribe was a gift of expensive alcohol. The court also ruled that Ulyukayev must pay a fine of more than 130 million roubles ($2.21 million). "I hope for acquittal", Ulyukayev told reporters before Moscow's Zamoskvoretsky court is set to announce the verdict on Friday. Ulyukayev has lost a striking amount of weight while under house arrest and has calmly read books by Chekhov and Kafka, as well as Plato's Apology of ...
The Supreme Court paved the way for the proposed bill after it ruled in August that it was unconstitutional to allow men invoke triple talaq - the practice of repeating the word " talaq ", or "divorce", three times to annul one's marriage.
Manigault Newman also denies reports that she made a scene while being escorted from the White House grounds. According to a June White House report , Manigault Newman earned a $179,700 annual salary - the maximum possible for an executive branch employee.
The word was chosen for its ability to define 2017, having seen a 400 per cent increase in usage between 2016 and 2017 and reflecting "the increased awareness of young people's capacity to influence, and even drive, political change". "Sometimes you pick a word as the Word of the Year because you recognize that it has arrived, but other times you pick one that is knocking at the door and you want to help usher in", he affirmed.
The police are now interrogating him. The auto, in which he was travelling, hit a woman, who has reportedly died. As per reports, the cricketer's family was heading towards Tarkarli, Konkan, through the Pune-Bengaluru highway when the accident took place.
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) militants relied heavily on guns and ammunition produced by Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria and Germany, a report released on Thursday by Conflict Armament Research (CAR), an worldwide organisation that documents weapons trafficking in war zones, revealed .
The two talked about strengthening bilateral ties, and working to de-nuclearize the DPRK. "This rudeness China exhibited toward the South Korean presidential entourage is the very nature of the Chinese Dream", it added. He also urged North Korea to return to the dialogue table. "Security Council resolutions must be fully implemented, first of all by North Korea, but by all other countries whose role is crucial", he said after meeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
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The court will announce the verdict after Friday prayers. Khan said his party accepted the court's decision but it will file a review petition in Tareen's case. The court also referred PTI's foreign funding case to the Election Commission of Pakistan. The bench, however, found Tareen to be dishonest under Article 62 (1)(f) of the Constitution and Section 99 of Representation of People Act (ROPA), adding that the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) should have taken action ...
Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday lost to the Conservative Party in a key Brexit vote after the rebellion of 11 Tory MPs. Netherland's Prime Minister Mark Rutte gestures during a news conference at Government Buildings in Dublin, Ireland December 6, 2017.
CAL Fire Chief Ken Pimlott said in a press release that the firefighter was a CAL FIRE engineer from the San Diego unit. A Red Flag warning is still in effect until 10 a.m. The Ventura County Fire Department wrote about the video, "This time lapse photo of the plume over the northwest part of the Thomas Fire is a good example of how fires can create their own weather conditions".
Image copyright NASA Image caption Buzz Aldrin was part of the Apollo 11 crew - the first manned mission to land on the Moon in 1969. "And by your action today - with this clear vision [of] returning Americans to the moon, preparing to lead to Mars and beyond - you are ensuring, Mr.
Many Bollywood and Lollywood celebrities took to their social media accounts to send over their best wishes to the couple. She wrote, "In heaven, literally". Soon after news started doing the rounds that Virushka wedding has already taken place this morning, the couple made it official on their respective Twitter accounts with a lovely message alongside pictures from their wedding ceremony.
The arrests came just ahead of the release of the results of a survey by medical aid organization M-decins Sans Fronti-res (MSF; also known as Doctors Without Borders) which showed that a minimum of 6,700 Rohingya - including 730 children - were killed by shooting and other violence between August 25 and September 24.
These restrictive measures "impose an export and import ban on trade in arms, establish an export ban for dual-use goods for military use or military end users in Russia and curtail Russian access to certain sensitive technologies and services that can be used for oil production and exploration", according to the council's website.
Still, Nazareth is an important point on the Christian Christmas pilgrimage. It is one of the holiest cities for Christians because it is where they believe Angel Gabriel told the Virgin Mary she would give birth to Jesus. "Our identity and faith can not be bargained", Salam, a Muslim, said, according to 10 News. Nazareth Mayor Ali Salam, who is a Muslim, said in a statement that Trump's statement spurred him to cancel the celebrations in solidarity with the Palestinian Authority.
OTTAWA-Ottawa is launching yet another process to buy fighter jets and it's putting prospective bidders on notice that it intends to weigh a company's "economic harm" to Canada when it comes to picking a victor. Canada will begin receiving deliveries of the used Australian jets next year. Day also said they will review the requirements for the new fleet and emphasized what he said was Boeing's long-term presence in Canada.
Rahul Gandhi was elected Congress President unopposed on Monday. Alleging double standards, party communications in charge, Randeep Surjewala said while FIR was being registered against TV channels for showing Mr. We'll push the government to implement women's reservation. "Actually only you (women) can do it", he said. The trustee of the temple Bharatsingh Solanki, who is the president of Congress in Gujarat, could be behind what he called a "conspiracy".
Voting for the second and final phase of assembly elections in Gujarat was held on Thursday in 93 constituencies spread over 14 districts of Central and North Gujarat . The first phase of polling for 89 seats in the 182-seat state assembly was held on December 9 with over 60% voting registered. The Gujarat contest is being seen as a prestige battle for Modi in his home state, where a reinvigorated Congress has sewed up a broad social coalition with prominent Patidar, OBC, and Dalit ...
Some regulatory experts say that Trump may be overstating his accomplishments, depending on the yardstick it is using to measure deregulatory actions. Trump claimed that his deregulatory agenda has fueled the country's economic growth. Trump said the never-ending growth of red tape has come to a "sudden, screeching and handsome halt".