British Censor Board clears ‘Padmavati’ for release in UK

Published on Nov 23 2017 // World
Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed “Padmavati”, whose release has been postponed amid the protests in India, has been cleared by British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) for the UK audience. The BBFC has given the film a 12A rating and was passed without any cuts. The 12A rating mandates that the...

Congressman on tape tells woman he would report her to Capitol Police because she could expose his secret sex life

Published on Nov 23 2017 // World
Rep. Joe Barton (R-Tex.), who apologized Wednesday for a lewd photo of him that circulated on the Internet, told a woman to whom he had sent sexually explicit photos, videos and messages that he would report her to the Capitol Police because she could expose his behavior, according to a recording reviewed...

How India squeezed Britain out of the contest, got Justice Dalveer Bhandari seat in International Court of Justice

Published on Nov 22 2017 // India, World
NEW DELHI: Justice Dalveer Bhandari’s re-election to the International Court of Justice – the world court – involved deft diplomatic lobbying combined with a play on the nerves of a Britain that recently lost another election on a judicial referral on its right to hold on to a colony in the Indian...

Prime Minister Saad Hariri Returns To Lebanon

Published on Nov 22 2017 // World
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri returned to Beirut for the first time since sparking a political crisis in his country following his surprise resignation more than two weeks ago while visiting Saudi Arabia. Reuters reports that Hariri was greeted by members of the security forces as his return was...

Mugabe resigns: Zimbabwe celebrates end of an era

Published on Nov 22 2017 // World
Jubilant Zimbabweans celebrated late into the night after Robert Mugabe resigned as president. He held power for 37 years and once said “only God” could remove him. While still considered by some to be an African independence hero, his many critics see him as a despot who ruled by fear and...

Uber paid hackers $100,000, concealed data stolen from 57 million accounts

Published on Nov 22 2017 // World
Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc paid hackers $100,000 to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed the data of some 57 million accounts of the ride-service provider, the company said on Tuesday.Discovery of the company’s cover-up of the incident resulted in the firing of two employees...

U.S. Sanctions 13 Chinese and North Korean Organizations

Published on Nov 22 2017 // World
The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions against 13 Chinese and North Korean organizations Washington accused of helping evade nuclear restrictions against Pyongyang and supporting the country through trade of commodities like coal. The U.S. Treasury announced the action one day after President...

Inside Trump’s decision to embrace Moore

Published on Nov 22 2017 // World
(CNN)President Donald Trump’s decision to embrace Roy Moore on Tuesday was rooted in several factors, but one of the biggest: the noise and confusion from a recent tidal wave of sexual harassment and misconduct allegations from Hollywood to media to politics. “(It) made it easier and easier...

Myanmar treatment of Rohingya called ‘apartheid’ in new report

Published on Nov 21 2017 // World
BANGKOK: Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to “dehumanizing apartheid,” Amnesty International said Tuesday in a report that raises questions about what those who have fled a violent military crackdown would face if they returned...

Pak refuses to allow free use of yuan for CPEC projects

Published on Nov 21 2017 // World
By Sajjad Hussain Islamabad, Nov 21 (PTI) Pakistan has refused to allow free use of the Chinese yuan on the lines of the US dollar in the country as officials from the two nations met to decide on a long-term developmental plan under the USD 50 billion China- Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a media...

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