Citing IB inputs regarding probable violence in Faridkot, Govt bans SAD rally

DW Bureau / Chandigarh In view of the intelligence inputs regarding possible violence and threat to the life of top Akali leaders, The Punjab Government has banned the Shiromani Akali Dal’s Pol Khol Rally which was scheduled to be held in Faridkot on Sunday. This decision was probably conveyed to the SAD supremo Parkash Singh […]

Man charged for ‘enemy of the people’ threats to Boston Globe

By Scott Malone BOSTON, Aug 30 : Federal authorities on Thursday charged a California man with threatening to kill Boston Globe employees for its role leading this month’s defense of press freedoms by hundreds of U.S. news organizations against attacks by President Donald Trump. Prosecutors said Robert Chain, 68, called journalists “the enemy of the […]

With test freeze, N.Korea settles for imperfect nuclear threat

By Phil Stewart and Haejin Choi WASHINGTON/SEOUL, Apr 23 : In declaring a unilateral freeze in missile testing, North Korea appears ready to settle for now with an imperfect nuclear arms capability, one good enough to stoke fear in the United States but which can’t promise to strike U.S. targets reliably, experts say. North Korea […]

Hurricane Nate threatens U.S. Gulf Coast energy sites spared by Harvey

By Gary McWilliams HOUSTON, Oct 7 : Hurricane Nate was heading on Saturday toward refineries, offshore oil platforms and other energy facilities in the central U.S. Gulf Coast that largely were spared by Hurricane Harvey’s wrath nearly six weeks ago. The fast-moving storm has curtailed 92 percent of daily oil production and 77 percent of […]

Swedish government under threat, opposition seeks ministers’ ouster over data contract

By Johan Ahlander and Johannes Hellstrom STOCKHOLM, Jul 26 : A brewing political scandal in Sweden intensified today when centre-right opposition parties said they would call a no confidence vote in three government ministers, a vote they are likely to win. It would at the very least wound the minority left-green government and could lead […]