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Friday, February 23, 2018
 

World

Grieving father vents ire at Trump

First published on 23-Feb-2018
An anguished father mourning his 18-year-old daughter vented his anger and pleaded for safer schools....   | Read..
 

Tougher sentences for domestic abuse

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Husbands from the subcontinent who batter their wives or torture them in other ways - this is still prevalent in sections of the community in Britain - face tougher punishment from now on because o......   | Read..
 

'Inappropriate behaviour' exit at Ford

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Ford Motor ousted one of its most senior officials on Wednesday over what it called "inappropriate behaviour", adding to the turmoil at a company already struggling to lift its profits an......   | Read..
 

British lecturers strike over pensions

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Lecturers at universities across Britain began a strike on Thursday in a row over changes to pensions, the first of a series of walkouts their union said would affect more than one million students....   | Read..
 

Emergency criticised

First published on 23-Feb-2018
The extension of a state of emergency in the Maldives was unconstitutional, the country's prosecutor general has said, according to two sources and local media on Wednesday....   | Read..
 

NRA chief slams gun control advocates

First published on 23-Feb-2018
The head of the National Rifle Association lashed out at gun control advocates on Thursday, calling them Democratic elites who are politicising the latest mass school shooting in the US to chip awa......   | Read..
 

Envoy to rival Kim's sister: Ivanka

First published on 23-Feb-2018
When the sister of Kim Jong-un made her historic visit to the Winter Olympics in South Korea two weeks ago, saying nothing but commanding noisy press coverage, the South Korean news media quickly c......   | Read..
 

President Maduro calls for early Congress vote in Venezuela

First published on 22-Feb-2018
President Nicolas Maduro is doubling-down on plans to concentrate power by calling Wednesday for early congressional elections to coincide with a presidential vote in April that opponents hours ear......   | Read..
 

Trump's suggestion: Armed teachers

First published on 22-Feb-2018
In the aftermath of yet another mass school shooting, President Donald Trump says that if one of the victims, a football coach, had been armed "he would have shot and that would have......   | Read..
 

Gun control heat on Republicans

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The campaign ads are already blaring, attacking Florida Republicans for supporting pro-gun laws. Now students - survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School - have travell......   | Read..
 

Quebec top court upholds kirpan ban

First published on 22-Feb-2018
A Canadian court has upheld the right of Quebec's National Assembly to prohibit people from entering the building with a kirpan, an article of faith for Sikhs, media reports said....   | Read..
 

US preacher Graham dies

First published on 22-Feb-2018
US evangelist Billy Graham, who counselled Presidents and preached to millions across the world from his native North Carolina to communist North Korea during his 70 years on the pulpit, died on We......   | Read..
 

Lanka envoy recalled over anti-Tamil gesture

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Sri Lanka has recalled its defence attache in the UK for an inquiry following his offensive act of gesticulating to slit throats of Tamil demonstrators in London, the military spokesman said....   | Read..
 

Case worsens for Netanyahu

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The mushrooming corruption scandal plaguing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel took a surprising new turn on Tuesday, with an allegation that one of his closest advisers had sought to brib......   | Read..
 

Queen meets 'Queen' at UK show

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The Queen, unusually, went to London Fashion Week on Tuesday and sat next to Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of Vogue....   | Read..
 

SC: Remove Sharif as PML-N chief

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered that ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif be removed as head of the political party he founded, six months after the court disqualified him as the countr......   | Read..
 

India 'dismay' at Male Emergency

First published on 22-Feb-2018
India on Wednesday expressed "deep dismay" at the Maldives' decision to extend the Emergency, dashing New Delhi's "expectations" of the restoration of constitutional rights by t......   | Read..
 

Billy Graham, preacher to millions, dies at age 99

First published on 21-Feb-2018
The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counsellor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has......   | Read..
 

Florida shooting survivors in capital, demand action on guns

First published on 21-Feb-2018
Students who survived the Florida school shooting prepared to flood the Capitol Wednesday pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the Novem......   | Read..
 

Trump pushes for ban on rapid-fire gun 'bump stocks'  

First published on 21-Feb-2018
As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in l......   | Read..