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United Nations chief calls for end to impunity for crimes against journalists

United Nations chief calls for end to impunity for crimes against journalists

But only one in 10 cases committed against media workers has led to a conviction, the statement said. Andanar said the PTFOMS counted three cases under AO No. "It should never be forgotten it was al...

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Spain issues arrest warrant for ex-Catalan president Carles Puigdemont

Spain issues arrest warrant for ex-Catalan president Carles Puigdemont

Also on Friday, the Spanish national court rejected the appeal of the leaders of pro-Catalan independence groups, Omnium Cultural and the Catalan National Assembly (ANC), against the decision taken by...

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Iraqi Forces Enter al-Qaim in 'Last Big Fight' against ISIS

Iraqi Forces Enter al-Qaim in 'Last Big Fight' against ISIS

Welcoming the offensive, the USA -led worldwide military coalition, which has run an air campaign against the Islamic State group in both Syria and Iraq since 2014, said in a statement that approxim...

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American arrested in Zimbabwe for calling Mugabe 'Goblin' on Twitter

American arrested in Zimbabwe for calling Mugabe 'Goblin' on Twitter

Mr Mugabe, 93 , was not named in the tweet, according to Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights , an NGO who who are representing Ms O'Donovan. Police raided her apartment in the Zimbabwean capital, Ha...

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Judge: Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl won't face jail time, will be dishonorably discharged

Judge: Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl won't face jail time, will be dishonorably discharged

Bergdahl pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy on October 16 and faced the possibility of life in prison. Army Col. Jeffery Nance said he planned to spend Thursday afternoon...

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Egyptian TV Host Jailed For Discussing Having Kids Outside Marriage

Egyptian TV Host Jailed For Discussing Having Kids Outside Marriage

Salah was then charged and convicted of outraging public decency, the BCC reports. She also referred to the option of sperm banks, available in Western countries unlike Egypt , to collect human spe...

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Dozens of Israeli Druze citizens cross border into Syria, IDF returns them

Dozens of Israeli Druze citizens cross border into Syria, IDF returns them

After Friday's auto bomb there, Syrian state television broadcast footage it said was of residents of the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights attempting to cross the border to assist people in Hader. In ...

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Trump Aide Claims He Told Sessions About Russia Trip During Election

Trump Aide Claims He Told Sessions About Russia Trip During Election

Those meetings never happened, however, Sessions never disclosed those discussions when grilled about them during multiple hearings on Capitol Hill. Franken said Sessions could possibly face a perju...

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Ivanka Trump discusses harassment in Japan

But while the female-only police force looks like good PR, especially since Ivanka is in Japan to talk about the empowerment of women, the squad would have minimal effect on risky criminals, or if one...

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Indians in the list of 100 powerful women

Indians in the list of 100 powerful women

May is followed by Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, who, along with her husband Bill, has donated more than Dollars 40 billion in grants till date and supports organis...

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Central Intelligence Agency releases Osama Bin Laden's computer files

But in fine, they write , the analysis of the material suggests that Al-Qaeda has been able to maintain a "channel facilitation important in iranian territory". According to the document, at various ...

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SC: Aadhar related urgent hearing today

SC: Aadhar related urgent hearing today

In a bid to simplify the process to link Aadhaar with mobile SIM, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has announced an easy way that will allow individuals to link their Unique Identi...

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Lamar Smith, sponsor of SOPA and antagonist of scientists, to retire

Lamar Smith, sponsor of SOPA and antagonist of scientists, to retire

Smith, chair of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology , was first elected to serve Texas' 21st Congressional District in 1986 and is the 14th-longest-serving member of the current U...

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Syrian army captures city of Deir al-Zor: Observatory

Syrian army captures city of Deir al-Zor: Observatory

He added that there are still areas under the IS control in Deir al-Zour city, denying reports of the full control of army over the city. "Fighting has ended, now there are sweeping operations under...

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Terror truck attack in NYC kills eight

Terror truck attack in NYC kills eight

The mayor of New York , Bill de Blasio is calling this incident "a cowardly act of terror". To the editor: Tuesday's terror attack in NY was another despicable and vile act of cowardice at the ha...

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Australia must accept New Zealand's refugee offer: Shorten

Australia must accept New Zealand's refugee offer: Shorten

The offer could present Turnbull with a partial solution to the Manus Island stand-off, which the United Nations this week described as an "unfolding humanitarian emergency". "The ministers involved i...

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Anti-Semitic incidents spike in 2017, especially after Charlottesville, group says

Anti-Semitic incidents spike in 2017, especially after Charlottesville, group says

While 667 of the instances, or about 51 percent, occurred during the first quarter of 2017, the ADL said it witnessed a "distinct increase" in anti-Semitic activity following the "Unite the Right" ral...

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Donald Trump's Asia trip to be dominated by North Korea threat

Donald Trump's Asia trip to be dominated by North Korea threat

McMaster said a denuclearized Korean peninsula "is the only plausible outcome" and he called on other nations, including China - North Korea's chief benefactor in the region, to do more to help make...

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Mug shots of Indonesian terrorist nabbed in Marawi

Mug shots of Indonesian terrorist nabbed in Marawi

Syahputra, who was caught in Barangay Loksadatu Wednesday, said there are more than 30 gunmen still in the war-shattered city. Upon interrogation, the Indonesian admitted to being a member of the IS...

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U.S. supersonic bombers conduct exercise in South Korea region

U.S. supersonic bombers conduct exercise in South Korea region

The mission was planned in advance and not in response to any current event, it added. The accusation came as Trump prepared to set off Friday on a five-country, 10-day tour of Asia created to stren...

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Don't quarrel, Suu Kyi tells 600000 Rohingya refugees

Don't quarrel, Suu Kyi tells 600000 Rohingya refugees

The Nobel Peace Prize victor has faced criticism for not taking a tougher stand on the violence, described as "ethnic cleansing" by the United Nations. The majority of residents in the northern part o...

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Court Filings Put Sessions Back in Hot Seat Over Russia Testimony

Court Filings Put Sessions Back in Hot Seat Over Russia Testimony

Citing "a person in the room", CNN reports that the Putin-Trump meeting idea was "raised by George Papadopoulos as he introduced himself". During two hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committ...

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NDCAC to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos with community event

NDCAC to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos with community event

The California Flower Mall, located at 825 San Pedro Street with parking at the 824 San Julian Street entrance, is one of the largest premier DIY wholesale flower markets in the eight block Downtown L...

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First Victims Of NYC Terror Attack Named As Visiting Argentinian Tourists

First Victims Of NYC Terror Attack Named As Visiting Argentinian Tourists

Five of the victims who were killed in Tuesday's New York City terrorist attack were former high school classmates. At least eight people were killed and about a dozen injured when a truck rammed ...

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KCNA: President Xi to Promote North Korea-China Relations

KCNA: President Xi to Promote North Korea-China Relations

Thae noted that North Korea's "free markets are flourishing" and that citizens have found ways to access information from the outside, such as South Korean films and television. "North Korean office...

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