Nirbhaya case: Tihar jail supplies all documents to convicts’ lawyer

The Delhi Police today told a Delhi court that the Tihar jail authorities have supplied all the relevant documents sought by the lawyer of the death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case. The public prosecutor, appearing for police, told Additional Sessions Judge Ajay Kumar Jain that the convicts are only adopting “delaying tactics”. Continue Reading

5 killed in Somalia car bombing

A police officer says a car bomb has detonated at a security checkpoint in Somalia’s capital, killing at least five people.

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US civilian killed in rocket attack

A rocket attack in northern Iraq killed an American contractor and wounded several military personnel on Friday, the US-led coalition against the Islamic State jihadist group said. Continue Reading

United Nations condemns abuses against Myanmar’s Rohingya

The UN General Assembly approved a resolution on Friday strongly condemning human rights abuses against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims and other minorities, including arbitrary arrests, torture, rape and deaths in detention Continue Reading

IS claims Nigerian attack

Jihadists aligned to the Islamic State group have released a video claiming to show the execution of 11 Christians in restive northeast Nigeria.

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Mars 2020 rover to seek ancient habits, human missions : NASA

The Mars 2020 rover, which sets off for the Red Planet next year, will not only search for traces of ancient life, but pave the way for future human missions, NASA scientists said as they unveiled the vehicle.

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Australian Prime Minister dismisses calls to curb coal

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison rejected calls for ‘reckless’ and ‘job-destroying’ cuts to the country’s vast coal industry in the face of a deadly climate-fuelled bushfire crisis.

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