India, US demand Pakistan dismantle safe havens for terrorists

New Delhi, Aug 30 : India and the US on Tuesday reasserted the urgent necessity for Pakistan to dismantle safe havens for terrorist groups and criminal networks and said there can be no difference between good terrorists and bad terrorists. “Secretary (John) Kerry and I discussed at length the issue of terrorism, which is the […]

Rousseff should be judged for crisis in Brazil, accuser says

By Anthony Boadle and Lisandra Paraguassu BRASILIA, Aug 30 : Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s accusers told her trial in the Senate today she should be judged not only on charges of breaking budget rules but also for a sweeping corruption scandal and a deep recession that erupted on her watch. Rousseff, who was suspended from […]

US offers 3 million dollars reward for man it gave anti-terror training

By Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON, Aug 30 : The United States today offered a reward of up to 3 million dollars for information about a former Tajik special operations colonel whom it trained in counter-terrorism before he joined the Islamic State militant group. The US State Department announced the reward for Gulmurod Khalimov in a statement […]

India bags orders to launch 68 foreign satellites

Bengaluru, Aug 30 : Riding on the success of its rocket launches and domain expertise in space technology, India has secured new orders to launch 68 satellites for overseas customers, including a dozen from the US, a top official said on Tuesday. “We got fresh orders to launch 68 satellites from various countries, including 12 […]

James Corden pays tribute to Gene Wilder

London, Aug 30 : “Late Late Show” host James Cordon says actor Gene Wilder, who passed away at the age of 83, was “never less than brilliant at all times”. Wilder died on Sunday in his home in Stamford, Connecticut, following complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Corden had met him when he was performing on Broadway. […]

Turkey detains more journalists in coup round-up – report

By Asli Kandemir and Edmund Blair ISTANBUL, Aug 30 : Turkish authorities detained an editor at the prominent Hurriyet newspaper in the latest round-up of journalists and others accused of links to last month’s failed coup, Hurriyet’s English-language publication said today. It said Dincer Gokce, a Hurriyet editor, was detained with nine others after the […]