• Court overturns earlier ruling, sends HK activists to prison
Court overturns earlier ruling, sends HK activists to prison

A three-judge panel on Thursday chose to stiffen those sentences following the justice secretary's request. Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow were sentenced to six months, eight months and seven months respectively after the Court of Appeal upped their previous non-custodial sentences.

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  • India faces threat from inside: Farooq
India faces threat from inside: Farooq

The leaders said Omar and NC should fulfill their moral duty and responsibility to the people of Kashmir and get them out of the situation in which they are in because of them. Without naming anyone, Dr Abdullah said, "You are talking of uniting the country, but its is you who are dividing the nation". The Sinha-led group had visited Kashmir in O...

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  • Korean leaders, United States open door to diplomacy in nuclear crisis
Korean leaders, United States open door to diplomacy in nuclear crisis

Over the weekend, US officials said the USA isn't on the verge war with North Korea , despite escalating rhetoric. While it's positive news that our government is placing most of its hopes on a diplomatic, rather than military, solution to the recent escalation in tensions exhibited by the war of words between Trump and Kim, other aspects of Dun...

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  • Triple Talaq: India stands with women in their struggles, says PM Modi
Triple Talaq: India stands with women in their struggles, says PM Modi

The entrepreneurs interacted with ministers and top officials including secretaries from various ministries and departments on various issues concerning their sectors and challenges facing the country. "He (Modi) has created an environment in Jammu and Kashmir of hatred and anger, and the only people who benefit from violence and hatred are the Pak...

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  • North Korea: US, China reiterate mutual commitment to denuclearise Korean peninsula
North Korea: US, China reiterate mutual commitment to denuclearise Korean peninsula

Striking a similar tone with his top diplomat, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , Trump said the USA will "always" consider negotiations with the reclusive regime. Mark Warner, a Virginia Democrat who is vice chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. USA allies Japan and South Korea quickly vowed a strong reaction if the North were to ...

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  • Korean leaders, USA signal turn to diplomacy amid crisis
Korean leaders, USA signal turn to diplomacy amid crisis

Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , and Gen. Fang Fenghui of the Chinese People's Liberation Army signed the deal at the Chinese military headquarters in Beijing at the outset of a three-day visit by Dunford.

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  • Chris Hemsworth Was 'Weirdly Shaken' By Meeting Chris Pratt
Chris Hemsworth Was 'Weirdly Shaken' By Meeting Chris Pratt

While the debate rages on, one has admitted to being intimidated by another, and it may surprise you (if, you know, you skipped past the headline). Hemsworth also revealed to ELLE that he didn't have to go through the same grooming process as his Marvel sidekick Chris Evans who plays Captain America .

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  • Donald Trump Flat Out Lies About His Reaction To Charlottesville
Donald Trump Flat Out Lies About His Reaction To Charlottesville

British Prime Minister Theresa May has criticised Donald Trump for not singling out white supremacists for criticism following deadly unrest in Virginia , insisting there is "no equivalence" between fascists and their opponents. But on Tuesday he repeated his initial assertion from Saturday that both sides in the clash share blame for v...

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  • USA says joint S.Korea war games not on the negotiating table
USA says joint S.Korea war games not on the negotiating table

Following North Korea's July 28 test of a missile capable of striking the United States, tensions between the two countries and the risk of military confrontation have escalated to new heights. Beijing is North Korea's biggest economic partner and source of aid. A state-run media outlet reported that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he would ...

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  • Van Crashes Into Pedestrians In Barcelona City Center
Van Crashes Into Pedestrians In Barcelona City Center

Based on the primary information, cops launched the search operation to nab the prime suspect, identified as a 1.7 metre tall man. El Pais , citing police, said a Spanish passport was found inside the vehicle that hit the crowd. The area is now under lockdown; stores and nearby Metro and train stations have been ordered to close. PHOTOS: Photos...

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  • Indian Government Approves Purchase of 6 Apache Attack Helicopters From US
Indian Government Approves Purchase of 6 Apache Attack Helicopters From US

According to reports, the deal is worth $655 million dollars or about Rs. 4,170 crore. In 2014, the MoD had an in-principle agreement allow attack helicopters for the Army. The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved the procurement of AH-64E Apache helicopters from US' defence manufacturer Boeing. Under a $3-billion deal, India has contracted...

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  • Sen. Corker: Trump, WH Need 'Radical Changes' to Be Successful
Sen. Corker: Trump, WH Need 'Radical Changes' to Be Successful

U.S. Republican Sen. Bob Corker said that President Donald Trump lacks an understanding of the character of the nation and that the White House needs to make "radical changes"-otherwise, he fears for the country". Republican leaders including House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have put out statements criticizing th...

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  • Memphis Lawmaker Is Second Democrat To Bring Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump
Memphis Lawmaker Is Second Democrat To Bring Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump

A Democratic congressman from West Tennessee says he plans to introduce articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump following his comments on the white supremacist rally in Virginia that turned violent. "We fought a World War to defeat Nazis, and a Civil War to defeat the Confederacy". Cohen's decision follows on the heels of a si...

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  • Trump takes to Twitter to defend Confederate statues
Trump takes to Twitter to defend Confederate statues

Of Robert E Lee , Professor Alice Fahs from the University of California said: He's not a founding father, and it's as though Trump thinks he is. Trump's endorsement of Confederate monuments came after his failure to firmly condemn the white supremacists who organized the rally.

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  • Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again — Central Intelligence Agency chief
Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again — Central Intelligence Agency chief

It did not identify which media. "North Korea tends to use symbolism as part of their decision making". "We are closely monitoring every move by the United States ". Moon in a speech Tuesday also said resolving the North Korean threat could begin with freezing its nuclear weapons program. "But make no mistake about it.

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  • South Korean president: Seoul must be involved in any military decisions
South Korean president: Seoul must be involved in any military decisions

The exercises are held twice yearly, typically incurring the wrath of Pyongyang , which views them as a show of aggression. A state-run media outlet reported that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he would watch the United States "a little more" rather than responding quickly, but would "make an important decision, as it already declared", ...

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  • Military downplays impact of North Korea plan to launch missiles at Guam
Military downplays impact of North Korea plan to launch missiles at Guam

That announcement had been a response to Trump's threat that the North would face "fire and fury like the world has never seen" if it threatened the US again. "And we assure our civilian populists, we assure the people that preparations are being made for any eventuality and we will inform communities that may be affected", Purisima added.

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  • Israel's Netanyahu Faces Criticism For Delayed Reaction To Charlottesville Rally
Israel's Netanyahu Faces Criticism For Delayed Reaction To Charlottesville Rally

Jewish group expressing shock that "the most vicious symbol of anti-Semitism" was being paraded in American streets. After clashing with President Barack Obama for eight years, Netanyahu welcomed the election of Trump, and he has worked to cultivate a strong relationship with the White House.

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  • Connelly: Poll verdict on Charlottesville -- terrorist act, disapproval of Trump
Connelly: Poll verdict on Charlottesville -- terrorist act, disapproval of Trump

While Trump seemed confident in his beliefs on the matter, the poll found that only 27 percent of respondents were happy with his response to the violence in Charlottesville , and 21 percent remained undecided. Now that most Americans have lowered expectations for the president, some could be allowing themselves to judge Trump under differen...

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  • Japan's defense chief calls for closer cooperation with United States over North Korea
Japan's defense chief calls for closer cooperation with United States over North Korea

The US will take immediate and specific actions to intercept any North Korean missile fired at US allies, US Defence Secretary James Mattis said on Thursday. The top United States diplomat laid out the global "peaceful pressure" campaign he is leading against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, or DPRK, but in response to a question from C...

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