“He [Nawaz Sharif] is no more eligible to be an honest member of the parliament and he ceases to be holding the office of prime minister.”
Ng Lap Seng was accused of paying more than $1 million in bribes to two UN ambassadors to help him build a multibillion-dollar conference center.
Balwantsinh Rajput, Tejashreeben Patel and Prahlad Patel are all considered close to former opposition leader Shankarsinh Vaghela.
The BBC said Kensington and Chelsea Council and the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation have been informed by the police that there are grounds to suspect that they may have committed the offence.
The estranged half brother of dictator Kim Jong Un was murdered in dramatic fashion in Kuala Lumpur, his face smeared with with VX, a chemical considered to be weapon of mass destruction by the UN.
Gaza gets less than four hours of electricity a day, because the Palestinian President refuses to foot its electricity bill in a bid to flush out Hamas.
Pakistani police have arrested 25 members of an informal village council accused of ordering the rape of a 16-year-old girl as revenge for her brother’s alleged sexual assault of another girl.
“I hope our commander in chief understands that we don’t transmit orders via Twitter, and that he can’t, either.”
The Trump administration told a US appeals court that federal law does not ban discrimination against gay employees, a sharp reversal of the position former President Barack Obama took on a key civil rights issue.
Three Republicans crossed party lines to join Democrats in a 49-to-51 vote to kill the Bill.
The Syrian government allows Kurdish rule in the Sheikh Maqsoud district of Aleppo, population 40,000, but the relationship is a complicated and potentially problematic one.
The Bill passed seeks to strengthen corporate standards,deal stringently with defaulters and improve ease of doing business.
Vladimir Putin, who has repeatedly denied the conclusions of US intelligence agencies that Moscow interfered using cyber warfare methods, has threatened retaliation against the legislation.
Without state support, they have said, retrofitting coal-fired plants to cut emissions will mean a steep increase in tariffs.
Ajit Doval held talks with his Chinese counterpart and state councillor Yang Jiechi on the sidelines of the BRICS NSA’s meeting.
Ambiguous rules under the new, multi-rate sales tax that went into effect on July 1 have left firms confused on how to price their products.
The Dalai Lama, reviled by Beijing as a separatist, is expected to address a human rights conference in the capital, Gaborone, and meet the president.
Tanker owners were protesting against police corruption and a new safety push by the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority after a terrible accident last month.
US lawmakers agreed to pass a bill imposing new sanctions on Russia and barring President Donald Trump from easing sanctions on Moscow without Congress’ approval.
The US, Saudi Arabia, Britain, France and other nations are demanding the UN Security Council takes action to ensure aid convoys reach millions of needy Syrians as violence diminishes.
The last-ditch effort came after senators voted 55-45 against a straight repeal of Obamacare, with a two-year delay for Congress to work out a replacement.
How Mosul’s identity is reconstituted will help determine whether Iraqi leaders can pacify a country dogged by jihadists and sectarian bloodshed for the past decade.
The European Court of Justice overruled the General Court’s view that the EU had little evidence to keep asset freezes and travel bans on Hamas.
About two dozen Facebook accounts were created to conduct surveillance on Macron campaign officials and others close to the centrist former financier
D. Roopa claims that Rs 2 crore exchanged hands to provide special facilities to Sasikala and said there was “talk” that H. N. Satyanarayana Rao, who served the notice, was also a beneficiary.
In eastern Aleppo, bodies still lie under the rubble, graveyards are full and children take classes in mosques because their schools have been ruined by war.
The coalition fighting the Iran-allied Houthi militia in Yemen has, however, denied carrying out the attack that killed 42.
The ceasefire has halted all fighting in areas near the Lebanese border town of Arsal where Hezbollah launched its assault on Nusra Front militants last week.
As per the official programme, Doval will also call on Chinese President Xi Jinping tomorrow along with fellow top security officials of the BRICS countries.
While reforms have been enacted, the regulations are unclear and full of loopholes that allows operators to lawfully engage in unsustainable, polluting mining.
In a country where sharing a wrong Facebook post could now land you in jail, citizens and digital rights activists are trying to hold fort.
The conflict between Nigeria’s armed forces and Boko Haram has created a man-made famine in the country, and experts stipulate that it will only get worse.
Trump’s actions have appeared to halt years of efforts to eliminate barriers to military service based on sexual orientation.
The reforms that have not been implemented include one state, one vote; the size of the national selection panel; the size of the apex council and ones that cover age cap and tenure of office bearers.
Worldwide, hydropower projects are running into problems and being scaled back, but India is doing the opposite in what appears to be a determination to maximise the benefits of the Indus Waters Treaty.
The external affairs minister said she had never misled parliament or the families of the abducted Indians.
The European commissioner who oversees the membership talks said he needed to see “a reversal of the trend” towards authoritarianism in Turkey.
Jesus Rojas and Zuleima Gonzalez were seized in central Anzoategui state after another appointee, Angel Zerpa, was arrested over the weekend.
The preliminary vote in the Senate was 21-10, with one Democrat crossing the aisle to vote with the Republican majority in favor of the measure.
Today, 11% of the $1.325 trillion of federal student loans outstanding is severely delinquent or in default, higher than the mortgage default rate in 2010.