• Can Spain extradite Puigdemont more easily from Germany than Belgium?
Can Spain extradite Puigdemont more easily from Germany than Belgium?

The Spanish Supreme Court on Friday issued fresh arrest warrants against Puigdemont and six other Catalan politicians who now are overseas. "Spain is a democratic state based on the rule of law". He was then detained by the German police based on an global arrest warrant. It is not known how many people are involved in the demonstrations, nor...

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  • Apex court to inveigh Nikah Halala, polygamy
Apex court to inveigh Nikah Halala, polygamy

Nikah mutah and nikah misyar, the petitioners told the Supreme Court , are "temporary" marriages for "pleasure". Now, the constitution bench will hear on these issues as well. "Hence, can be superseded by the State just as it prohibited human sacrifice or the practice of Sati", he said. He said that "the importance of ensuring protection of ...

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  • Israel police question Netanyahu over 'graft', report media
Israel police question Netanyahu over 'graft', report media

Israel's Yediot Aharonot daily reported that police will question Netanyahu over allegations made by longtime family spokesman Nir Hefetz, one of the confidants arrested and later released. Israel's opposition accused Netanyahu of manufacturing the crisis in order to force a new election. So far his coalition partners have stood by him despite t...

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  • Zuma could face S.African court on graft charges in April
Zuma could face S.African court on graft charges in April

The former president has spent the last nine years in numerous courts fighting against being prosecuted. Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi confirmed the matter was being looked at, but said it was still at the inquiry stage. Schabir Shaikh, his former financial adviser, was found guilty and jailed in 2005 for trying to solicit bribes for Mr. Z...

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  • Massive magnitude 7 quake shakes Papua New Guinea
Massive magnitude 7 quake shakes Papua New Guinea

The geological survey added that the epicenter of the quake was at the depth of 171 kilometers. Immediate reports from locals suggested there had been no casualties or damage from the quake - which was eventually downgraded to a 6.6 magnitude.

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  • UK's May Welcomes Decision of States to Expel Russian Diplomats - Spokesperson
UK's May Welcomes Decision of States to Expel Russian Diplomats - Spokesperson

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the move, part of globally coordinated retaliation against Moscow , was taken "in response to Russia's use of a military-grade chemical weapon on the soil of the United Kingdom". One official said more than 100 people were affected by the attack, which employed a class of nerve agent manufact...

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  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un 'makes surprise visit to China'
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un 'makes surprise visit to China'

Japanese media reports said a special North Korean train arrived in Beijing under unusually heavy security on Monday, suggesting a senior delegation might have been aboard. Trump accepted Kim Jong Un's offer for direct talks, which would mark the most direct, known form of diplomacy with North Korea since Trump took office.

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  • Severe storms expected Monday afternoon through evening in central, southern Oklahoma
Severe storms expected Monday afternoon through evening in central, southern Oklahoma

The best chance of strong storms in Shreveport Bossier is on Wednesday when we have a 100% chance of rain. Flash flooding and additional river flooding are possible during this rain event. Here's the Deal: A small upper level disturbance could put all the moisture and warm air the Big Country has received into action Monday morning.

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  • Republican Pennsylvania congressman bows out of reelection bid
Republican Pennsylvania congressman bows out of reelection bid

Costello confirmed news that was first reported Saturday by City&StatePA and confirmed by CNN in an interview with MSNBC on Sunday evening. Following his announcement, the Cook Political Report moved Costello's district from "toss up" to "likely Dem".

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  • Rick Santorum Suggests Kids Who Protest Shootings Should Learn CPR Instead
Rick Santorum Suggests Kids Who Protest Shootings Should Learn CPR Instead

Former U.S. senator Rick Santorum on Sunday dismissed efforts by young survivors of last month's Florida school shooting to change gun laws, saying they should instead learn CPR and work on halting bullying. "For anyone to suggest that the solution to gun violence is for kids to learn CPR is outrageous, and indicative of the NRA's desire to do or...

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  • 10 years in jail and heavy fine
10 years in jail and heavy fine

Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak said, analysis conducted by the Malaysian Communications Multimedia Commission (MCMC), showed that the majority of Malaysians get fake or unverified news via WhatsApp (84 per cent), Facebook (eight per cent), while blogs and other sources come in at four per cent, respectively....

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  • Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi jailed for eight months
Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi jailed for eight months

Tamimi's sentence in the agreement includes time served and a fine of 5,000 shekels ($1,430, 1,166 euros), said her lawyer Gaby Lasky, meaning she is to be released in the summer. "They sign it [the confession] so they can resume their normal lives as soon as possible after serving the prison sentence set out in the plea bargain".

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  • Canada risks 'backlash' if it wades into US-China dispute: Balloch
Canada risks 'backlash' if it wades into US-China dispute: Balloch

The United States has not given China a list of actions it wants Beijing to take in order to remedy two-way trade ties, a senior USA official told Reuters on Friday. public debt, according to U.S. Treasury data. China on Monday lashed out at United States "economic intimidation" following President Donald Trump's announcement of new import tari...

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  • China launches yuan-denominated crude oil futures
China launches yuan-denominated crude oil futures

The most active contracts on the first day of trading traded at a discount of more than $1 a barrel to the benchmark Brent crude price in London. Brent crude futures were down 10 cents at $70.35 a barrel at 1000 GMT. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), China imported 8.4 million barrels of oil a day in 2017 to take over...

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  • Sensex, Nifty Turn Choppy On Weak Global Cues
Sensex, Nifty Turn Choppy On Weak Global Cues

Nifty PSU Bank index ended 4 per cent higher led by an over 10 per cent rise in the shares of Canara Bank . The BSE benchmark index hit 32,677 on the day's highest level. Selling pressure on IT, Teck and oil & gas stocks , too, weighed on market sentiment. The US Dow Jones Industrial Average also ended 1.77% lower Friday.

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  • Hours before his death, French cop shot in terror attack Wednesday fiancee
Hours before his death, French cop shot in terror attack Wednesday fiancee

French President Emmanuel Macron hailed Beltrame's actions, saying in a statement that the officer "died a hero". It has emerged that hours before his death Lt Col Beltrame married his partner Marielle in a ceremony at a hospital in Carcassonne.

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  • Brief shootout at Budgam, militant killed, lady injured
Brief shootout at Budgam, militant killed, lady injured

The police official said the militant was killed in retaliatory fire by the forces. A woman was also injured during the shooting incident. The official further said that during the search operation, one militant while trying to flee came out of the house he was hiding in and fired indiscriminately at the security forces.

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  • Lawmakers Mostly Ignored Trump's Empty Veto Threat
Lawmakers Mostly Ignored Trump's Empty Veto Threat

An internal White House television feed is advertising the upcoming event: " President Trump Participates in a Bill Signing". Asked why he threatened to veto the bill, Trump told reporters that he had "looked very seriously" at it, but decided otherwise after considering "the incredible gains that we've been able to make for the military".

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  • Parents dump hot cooking oil on teen who refused marriage
Parents dump hot cooking oil on teen who refused marriage

As Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar explained, the teen girl disappeared in January and remained missing until earlier this month, when she told authorities that she had been faced an array of abuse by her parents - specifically her mother.

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  • No suggestions of ball tampering during Ashes - Broad
No suggestions of ball tampering during Ashes - Broad

What the sugar was used for is unclear, however South African skipper Faf du Plessis was found guilty of ball tampering in 2016 after rubbing a sugary lolly on the ball during a Test match in Hobart. But as Cricket Australia (CA) investigates the incident that saw Smith suspended for one Test by the International Cricket Council, footage has emer...

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  • Why Messi may not play Argentina's match against Spain
Why Messi may not play Argentina's match against Spain

This was the Azzurri's first outing since the disaster of Milan in November when a loss to Sweden meant they couldn't qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. But even though the FC Barcelona striker did not take the field due to concerns about muscle fatigue, Argentine head coach Jorge Sampaoli gave his team a lift by inserting Banega for Leandro ...

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  • AAP govts green budget: Sops for using environment-friendly fuel
AAP govts green budget: Sops for using environment-friendly fuel

Presenting the estimates for the new fiscal, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who is also the Finance Minister, said the budget follows "trickle up" economics which aimed to benefit the poor and middle-class people in Delhi. This is the first dream budget. It also plan to install 120,000 surveillance cameras in government school buildings at a...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn accused of being 'figurehead for anti semitism'
Jeremy Corbyn accused of being 'figurehead for anti semitism'

In a statement posted to Facebook , he said that the party recognised that antisemitism had "occurred in pockets within the Labour Party". He said yesterday that he was sincerely sorry... Mr Watson, Labour's deputy leader, was confronted with the offensive image live on the BBC's Andrew Marr show today. Mr Watson said he was "disappointed to s...

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  • China Includes 128 Items of U.S. in Tariffs Hike
China Includes 128 Items of U.S. in Tariffs Hike

Tourism and other sectors besides commodities might also be hit , he added. China's Ministry of Commerce said on Friday it opposed USA unilateralism and protectionism after Washington unveiled plans for tariffs on up to US$60 billion (RM234.8 billion) in Chinese goods following an intellectual property probe.

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  • Iowa family found dead inside vacation condo in Mexico
Iowa family found dead inside vacation condo in Mexico

Amy's mother Beth Fry fought back tears as she told reporters outsider her home in Creston, Iowa: "Life is not going to be the same without her. half my family is gone". Authorities didn't specify where the gas came from but ruled out the possibility of foul play. After searching the house, the four bodies were found, with both Mexican and USA po...

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