Lawyer says representing 'multiple' Trump whistleblowers

Lawyer says representing 'multiple' Trump whistleblowers

Sunday, 06 October 2019 | AFP | Washington

A Washington lawyer said Sunday his firm is representing "multiple" whistleblowers related to an original abuse of power accusation that triggered the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump. The lawyer, Andrew Bakaj, represents the anonymous intelligence official who accused Trump of using the powers of his office to pressure Ukraine's new...

North Korea decries breakdown of talks US says were 'good'

North Korea decries breakdown of talks US says were 'good'

Sunday, 06 October 2019 | AP | Helsinki

North Korea's chief negotiator said that nuclear talks with the US had broken down, but Washington maintained the two sides had "good discussions" in Sweden that it intends to build on in two weeks. The North Korean negotiator, Kim Myong Gil, said the talks in Stockholm on Saturday had "not fulfilled...

JLKF marchers head towards LoC to protest abrogation of Article 370

JLKF marchers head towards LoC to protest abrogation of Article 370

Sunday, 06 October 2019 | PTI | Islamabad

A large number of people from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) are marching towards the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday to protest India's move to scrap the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday warned the protesters not to cross the LoC, saying anyone crossing the LoC...

Pompeo blasts 'harassment' by Congress over impeachment probe

Pompeo blasts 'harassment' by Congress over impeachment probe

Saturday, 05 October 2019 | AFP | Athens

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday accused members of Congress of harassing his department to obtain documents linked to an impeachment investigation against President Donald Trump. "There's been a congressional increase that harassed and abused State Department employees by contacting them directly and seeking to have them provide documents......

Court papers say UK's Johnson would seek delay if no deal

Court papers say UK's Johnson would seek delay if no deal

Saturday, 05 October 2019 | AP | LONDON

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson would seek an extension to the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline if no withdrawal deal with the European Union is reached by mid-October, according to a document read aloud in a Scottish court Friday. The government document quoted in Scotland's Court of Session indicated Johnson intends to...

N Korean, US officials to resume nuclear talks after latest missile test

N Korean, US officials to resume nuclear talks after latest missile test

Saturday, 05 October 2019 | AFP | Stockholm

North Korean and US officials on Saturday were set to resume nuclear talks in Stockholm after months of deadlock and Pyongyang's defiant test of a sea-launched ballistic missile this week. North Korea's Kim Myong Gil and Stephen Biegun, the special envoy of US President Donald Trump, are part of the teams...

Taliban meet US peace envoy for first time since 'dead' deal

Taliban meet US peace envoy for first time since 'dead' deal

Saturday, 05 October 2019 | AP | Kabul

The Taliban met U.S. Peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Pakistan capital for the first time since President Donald Trump declared a seemingly imminent peace deal to end Afghanistan's 18-year war 'dead' a month ago, a Taliban official said early Saturday. He offered few details of Friday's meeting between Khalilzad and...

Iraq protest death toll nears 100: rights panel

Iraq protest death toll nears 100: rights panel

Saturday, 05 October 2019 | AFP | Baghdad

The death toll from mass protests in Baghdad and cities across southern Iraq rose to 93 on Saturday as the unrest entered its fifth day, parliament's human rights commission said. Nearly 4,000 people have also been injured since the protests against chronic unemployment, poor public services and widespread corruption erupted in...

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CM issues instructions for cultural programmes

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16 October 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

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Need to conserve tribal culture: Das

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Naveen’s biggest asset is not reacting to his critics

16 October 2019 | BISWARAJ PATNAIK | Bhubaneswar

Lawyers’ frequent strikes irk Orissa HC Full Bench

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