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Ex-South Korean leader Park gets 24-year prison term

Ex-South Korean leader Park gets 24-year prison term A longtime friend and confidante of former President Park Geun-hye has reproached herself upon hearing news that Park received a heavy prison term over a massive corruption scandal that also involves the friend, sources in the judicial circle said Saturday. [Full Article...]

Mercedes-backed Uber challenger Via launches in London

Mercedes-backed Uber challenger Via launches in London At first, the service will operate across zones 1 and 2, and during its launch, ViaVan is offering rides in zone 1 for just £3. The announced extension will also give Uber's drivers more time to sign up for alternative platforms, Grab said. [Full Article...]

United States introduces sanctions against 38 Russians and 15 entities

United States introduces sanctions against 38 Russians and 15 entities The US Treasury announced earlier in the day that it has imposed new sanctions on 38 Russian individuals and entities, including seven business leaders and 17 senior officials, for their alleged "malign activity" around the world. Russian businessmen and entrepreneurs, whose fortune exceeds $ 1 billion, were included in the sanctions list. New sanctions were imposed on Russian Federation in re... [Full Article...]

Mueller reveals search in Manafort case, suggesting new path

Mueller reveals search in Manafort case, suggesting new path Putin's government dismissed the sanctions as "absurdity", arguing that the U.S. was punishing companies that have longstanding business ties to the U.S. Last month, the U.S. targeted 19 Russians and five other entities with sanctions in the first use of the law. It was reported earlier this month that Mueller told Trump's lawyers that the president is not a criminal target of the ... [Full Article...]

Gaza: Palestinian territory ravaged by wars and poverty

Gaza: Palestinian territory ravaged by wars and poverty Gaza's Hamas-controlled Health Ministry said nine people had been killed , including a television cameraman wearing a bullet-proof vest marked "Press", and almost 300 injured by gunfire. Israel has rebuffed worldwide calls for a probe into last Friday's killings. Late Friday Israeli army spokesman Brigadier General Ronen Manelis classified the operation along the border as a success. [Full Article...]

WTO is unfair, biased against US

WTO is unfair, biased against US We were badly represented. China has already condemned the US announcement and said on Tuesday it would "take corresponding measures of equal scale and strength against USA products" and that it would resort to the WTO dispute settlement mechanism. [Full Article...]

Rahul sharpen attack on PM over Rafale deal

Rahul sharpen attack on PM over Rafale deal According to Rahul, there is a complete mismanagement of financial sector demonetisation, Nirav Modi, Lalit Modi, Mallya - is the best example. The Congress chief made an acerbic attack on PM Modi saying, "there is a basic loss of control and you can see that.you can see that in Modi's demeanour, you can see it in his expression, you can see it in his speeches". [Full Article...]

USA takes aim at Putin's inner circle in Russian Federation with new sanctions

USA takes aim at Putin's inner circle in Russian Federation with new sanctions Earlier in January 2018, the Department of the Treasury issued CAATSA Section 241 under which it identified senior Russian government officials and oligarchs misusing their position and privileged access to the government. The U.S. Treasury on Friday turned away from past efforts like curbs on visas to unleash measures that will sever access to global financial markets, buyers and suppliers for se... [Full Article...]

How to prevent the user data tracking from Facebook, Instagram and Messenger

How to prevent the user data tracking from Facebook, Instagram and Messenger Her remarks echo Mark Zuckerberg's statement last month, where he revealed that Facebook would audit all of the third-party apps that had access to user data - because other leaks are a worrying possibility. "We did not think enough about the abuse cases and now we're taking really firm steps across the board". Speaking today , Sandberg said: "We thought the data had been deleted and we sho... [Full Article...]

Russia's ambassador in United Kingdom requests meeting with Boris Johnson over Salisbury attack

Russia's ambassador in United Kingdom requests meeting with Boris Johnson over Salisbury attack The British Foreign Office confirmed it had received the request for a meeting between Alexander Yakovenko and Mr Johnson and would be responding in due course. The overture comes days after Russian Federation unleashed a blistering war of words against Britain at the UN Security Council over the poisoning, warning it was "playing with fire" and would "be sorry". [Full Article...]

2 soldiers killed in Apache helicopter crash at Fort Campbell, KY

2 soldiers killed in Apache helicopter crash at Fort Campbell, KY The soldiers' names weren't immediately released pending notification of his or her own families. Gen. Todd Royar, acting senior commander of the 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell, in a statement. Four Marines died: Capt. Samuel A. Schultz, 28; First Lt. Samuel D. Phillips, 27; Gunnery Sgt. Derik R. Holley, 33; and Lance Corp. That's after a U.S. [Full Article...]

Amit Shah derides Oppn unity, Modi tells cadres shun negativity

Amit Shah derides Oppn unity, Modi tells cadres shun negativity The government, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and the Opposition blamed each other for disruptions during the Budget Session that ended in a near-washout on Friday, and announced their own sets of fast protests. Lok Sabha elections is scheduled to take place in the nation in 2019. When his attention was drawn to Modi's oft-repeated assertion that his party is working towards ushering in "... [Full Article...]

Killed In Crash Involving Hockey Team Bus

Three were in critical condition, police said . The Saskatchewan RCMP announced early on Saturday that 14 people have died as a result of this collision. Everything from weddings to funerals to gatherings to hockey games - this is where it all happens in the community. Condolences poured in from current and former hockey players, sports organizations and political leaders across the country. [Full Article...]

Mack Horton won Australia's first 2018 Commonwealth Games gold on Thursday

Mack Horton won Australia's first 2018 Commonwealth Games gold on Thursday Horton tracked the leading duo in the first half of the race before making his charge in the final 150m. Brianna Throssell took the bronze. "They stay together, they travel together, they eat together, they train together, it's just like brothers and sisters, it's a real family affair", he said. [Full Article...]

Facebook Admits To Monitoring Messenger App Conversations

Facebook Admits To Monitoring Messenger App Conversations Facebook has also stopped third-party apps from accessing personal information and details such as birthdays and political affiliation. Executives in the company, like Zuckerberg and others, have seen their old messages deleted. In early 2017, Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix boasted that his company had amassed 4,000 to 5,000 "data points" on every adult American in the U.S. [Full Article...]

Syrian-allied airstrikes kill at least 27 in rebel-held Douma

Syrian-allied airstrikes kill at least 27 in rebel-held Douma While several thousand wounded fighters and civilians from Douma have taken that option in recent days, the Jaish al-Islam official denied any of its fighters had left. Assad's forces have retaken 95 p.c of Jap Ghouta since launching a blistering air and ground assault on the besieged enclave on February 18, killing 1,600 civilians and displacing tens of 1000's further. [Full Article...]

Indrani Mukerjea Rushed to Mumbai hospital, Admitted to Critical Care Unit

Indrani Mukerjea Rushed to Mumbai hospital, Admitted to Critical Care Unit According to reports Indrani Mukerjea is suspected to have taken an overdose of pills. Mumbai: Indrani Mukerjea, the main suspect in the Sheena Bora murder case , was rushed to the JJ Hospital in Mumbai late on Friday night. She has been placed in the hospital's critical care unit. As per the case history shared by Byculla prison superintendent, the applicant showed symptoms of chronic small ... [Full Article...]

Catalan ex-leader Carles Puigdemont plans return to Belgium

Catalan ex-leader Carles Puigdemont plans return to Belgium On Thursday, a German court ruled that he could not be extradited on grounds of rebellion, as the equivalent charge under German law, treason, requires a defendant to have committed violence. A demonstration against his still-possible extradition to Spain was also planned in the northern town of Neumuenster, where Puigdemont had been held following his arrest on March 25 . [Full Article...]

Violence breaks out near Syrian capital killing dozens

Violence breaks out near Syrian capital killing dozens Russia-backed regime forces have retaken control of 95 percent of Eastern Ghouta since February 18 through a combination of a deadly air and ground assault and evacuation deals. The opposition group was also releasing hostages it had detained. On Douma's outskirts, Syria's army entered fields surrounding the town, state news agency SANA said. [Full Article...]

Vehicle Plows Into Crowd In German City, Multiple Fatalities Reported

Vehicle Plows Into Crowd In German City, Multiple Fatalities Reported Der Spiegel reports that police are treating the incident as a terrorist attack, and that the driver shot himself while still in his auto, bringing the total number of dead to four. Mass-selling daily Bild reported in its online edition that three people had died in the incident. Armed police were deployed and officers urged residents to avoid the city centre to allow investigators to get... [Full Article...]


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