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Brazilan chief justice reverses ruling that favoured Lula

Thursday, 20 December 2018 11:22
The chief justice of Brazil’s Supreme Court has revoked a ruling made hours earlier by one of his colleagues that could have led to the release from prison of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Jose Antonio Dias Toffoli…

US preparing for ‘full’ withdrawal from Syria: Report

Thursday, 20 December 2018 09:38
US President Donald Trump is planning a “full” and “rapid” withdrawal of American troops from Syria, CNN reported on Wednesday citing a defence official. The decision would be a reversal from previously stated US policy. Trump had promised earlier this…

Pakistan government to file reference seeking Zardari’s disqualification

Thursday, 20 December 2018 09:27
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government plans to file a reference before the Election Commission against former President Asif Ali Zardari seeking his disqualification over concealment of assets, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said on Wednesday. Addressing a press conference here, Chaudhry…

Pope rejects seasonal consumerism

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 19:38
Pope Francis said on Wednesday that at a time of year driven by consumerism and individualism, people ought to turn to those in need with acts of generosity and kindness. The Pope said the Christmas season ran the risk of…

Late US President Bush secretly sponsored Filipino child

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 16:31
Former US President George H.W. Bush, who passed away in November, has sponsored a seven-year-old boy in the Philippines for 10 years under a pseudonym, a non-profit who connected them has revealed. Through Compassion International that uses churches to help…

Data breach hits NASA, employees’ personal information at risk: Report

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 15:55
Personal information of some of current and former employees at NASA may have been stolen in a data breach that hit the US space agency in October this year, a media report said. In an internal memo sent to employees…

Russia to boost security if US quits INF Treaty: Putin

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 09:29
Russia will have to take additional measures to boost its security if the US withdraws from the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday. US withdrawal from the INF Treaty may ruin the entire arms…

US President’s troubled charity foundation to shut down

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 09:13
US President Donald Trump’s troubled charity foundation has agreed to close down amid allegations that he and others illegally misused its funds. The move was announced by the Attorney General of New York State, Barbara Underwood, who will supervise the…

Trump directs Pentagon to establish ‘Space Command’

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 09:08
US President Donald Trump issued an order on Tuesday directing the establishment of a “Space Command.” Trump said the new command will be created as a “unified combatant command”, according to his memo to Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, which was…

Believe it or not, most Americans want to live abroad

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 16:56
While you may be trying hard to get a chance to visit or live in the the US, but according to new research, approximately one in three American-born citizens living in the country consider leaving and living their lives abroad.…