Category Archives: World

White House to again yank CNN scribe’s access?

Acosta’s credentials were revoked after Trump denounced him as a “rude, terrible person” during a November 7 presser. CNN challenged the move in court and on Friday won a ruling that reinstated Acosta for two weeks.

May vows to give Indian techies fair chance post Brexit

Addressing the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) annual conference in London, she said the country’s post-Brexit immigration system will be based on skills and talent rather than which country the immigrant comes from.

Qaida chief’s son-in-law & daughter held in Pakistan: Reports

Pakistani security forces and intelligence agencies have arrested al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahiri’s daughter and son-in-law Umar Jalal Kathio in a massive operation in Karachi, reports in Pakistani media said on Monday.

California wildfire death toll rises to 79

Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea says the list of names of those unaccounted for after a deadly wildfire has dropped to around 700.

He says that’s about 300 fewer than what was posted at the start of Monday.

After Khashoggi murder, some Saudi royals turn against king’s favorite son

Chicago hospital shooting leaves four dead

A gunman shot a doctor to death outside a Chicago hospital on Monday before storming the facility and killing a pharmaceutical assistant and a police officer during an exchange of gunfire and dying in the rampage, officials said. The shooter knew the doctor he shot outside Mercy Hospital, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said at a news conference, describing that initial killing as an act of domestic violence.

RBI saves its current reserves, but govt expects more next year

CNN says White House preparing to eject reporter again

CNN said on Monday it asked for a new emergency hearing to allow its reporter Jim Acosta to remain at the White House, saying officials are threatening to again revoke his press pass.

Saudi Prince Mohammad bin Salman praises judiciary amid Khashoggi fallout

Sri Lanka Parliament speaker to get tough after lawmakers’ brawl

On November 16, Sri Lanka’s Parliament witnessed unprecedented violence as lawmakers threw furniture and chilli powder at each other. The speaker refuted allegations that unauthorised persons had entered the public galleries on that day. Each parliamentarian had been allowed visitors and their details were provided to the House, he said.