Khashoggi fiancee slams global ‘passivity’ to Saudi

“This is not a file that can be closed like this. For me, the murder of Jamal Khashoggi is the most inhuman murder of the modern era,” she said. “I want it to continue to disturb people. Some people have to lose sleep over it,” she added. The report by Callamard had found “credible evidence” linking Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the killing. Continue Reading

Indians among 23 killed in factory fire in Sudan

Khartoum: Several Indians were among the 23 people killed and over 130 injured in an LPG tanker blast in a ceramic factory in Sudan, according to the Indian mission here. The Indian Embassy in Sudan reported about the Indians killed… Continue Reading

Sundar Pichai becomes Alphabet CEO

Sundar Pichai, Google’s CEO will also become the chief of the parent company Alphabet after the internet giant’s co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin stepped down from their executive roles, making the India-born tech wizard one of the world’s most powerful corporate leaders. Continue Reading

208 killed in Iran protests: Amnesty

At least 208 people in Iran have been killed amid protests over sharply rising gasoline prices and a subsequent crackdown by security forces, Amnesty International has said, as one government official acknowledged telling police to shoot demonstrators. Iran has yet to release any nationwide statistics over the unrest that gripped the Islamic Republic beginning 15 November with minimum prices for government-subsidized gasoline rising by 50 per cent. Continue Reading