India’s Union minister M.J. Akbar filed a defamation suit against journalist Priya Ramani

India’s Union minister M.J. Akbar filed a defamation suit against journalist Priya Ramani

NEW DELHI: India’s Union minister M.J. Akbar filed a defamation suit against one of at least 10 women accusing him of sexual harassment on Monday, calling her allegations false and malicious. The lawsuit names journalist Priya Ramani as the sole accused and says that she “intentionally put forward malicious, fabricated...

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The King of Saudi Arabia and the President of Turkey discuss the case of Jamal Khashoggi

The King of Saudi Arabia and the President of Turkey discuss the case of Jamal Khashoggi

King Salman of Saudi Arabia spoke with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday about the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, media reported from both countries.  The Saudi Press Agency and Turkish state news agency Anadolu reported that countries are considering establishing a “working group” to discuss the Khashoggi case. King Salman...

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Infuriated women to stage protest and march in Chicago over Trump’s ‘anti-woman agenda’

Infuriated women to stage protest and march in Chicago over Trump’s ‘anti-woman agenda’

CHICAGO: Energized by a bitter fight over a US Supreme Court justice nominee, thousands of women were expected to march Saturday in Chicago and cast early midterm election ballots against the “anti-woman agenda” of President Donald Trump’s administration. The protest organized by Women’s March Chicago was a sign of the...

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Three dead, IMF summit shaken as strong quake hits Indonesia

Three dead, IMF summit shaken as strong quake hits Indonesia

An earthquake Thursday killed three people in Indonesia and rattled hotels where IMF delegates are attending a major summit, a fortnight after a quake-tsunami killed more than 2,000 elsewhere in the archipelago. The 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia´s Bali and Java islands in the early hours, jolting...

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Pope: Having an abortion is no different from hiring a “contract killer”

Pope: Having an abortion is no different from hiring a “contract killer”

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis on Wednesday compared having an abortion to hiring a “contract killer”. “Interrupting a pregnancy is like eliminating someone,” Francis said in an address to worshipers in the Vatican. “Getting rid of a human being is like resorting to a contract killer to solve a problem,” he...

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Nikki Haley: the surprise resignation of the United States ambassador to the UN

Nikki Haley: the surprise resignation of the United States ambassador to the UN

Nikki Haley said she has not yet decided what she will do after leaving office as US ambassador. in the United Nations. Nobody expected her resignation and the truth is that she did not explain the reason for her  decision. Nikki Haley announced on Tuesday that she will step down as...

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Israel’s First Lady Sara Netanyahu faces trial for corruption

Israel’s First Lady Sara Netanyahu faces trial for corruption

This Sunday a trial for corruption against the first lady of Israel Sara Netanyahu began in Jerusalem . The prosecution accuses the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of spending about $ 100,000 in public funds on lavish meals for the executive residence between 2009 and 2013. As Joseph Levy informs us from Jerusalem, this...

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School-girls beaten up in Bihar for resisting sexual assaults

School-girls beaten up in Bihar for resisting sexual assaults

NEW DELHI: In yet another horrific incident of sexual harassment in Bihar, goons thrashed more than 30 schoolgirls after they resisted sexual advances. The girls are students of a government school in Supaul district. Thirty-four Indian schoolgirls aged between 12 and 16 were taken to hospital after being beaten with...

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A work by Banksy self-destructs after being sold for more than a million dollars at the Sotheby’s auction house

A work by Banksy self-destructs after being sold for more than a million dollars at the Sotheby’s auction house

Banksy’s work self-destructed after being sold at auction. A spray painting of the elusive British street artist Banksy was destroyed after being sold for US $ 1.3 million. The framed work “Girl With Balloon” (Girl with Balloon), one of the artist’s best-known works, was auctioned by the Sotheby’s house in...

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Trump says Saudi King wouldn’t last ‘two weeks’ without US support

Trump says Saudi King wouldn’t last ‘two weeks’ without US support

US President Donald Trump speaks during a “Make America Great Again” rally at Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi, on October 2, 2018. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images) (CNN)US President Donald Trump told supporters Tuesday that Saudi Arabia and its King would not...

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