The 10 states are Jammu and Kashmir , Uttarakhand, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Meghalaya, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Punjab and Maharashtra. "Order directing the Centre to direct the heads of all institutions particularly, but not restricted to, educational institutions, to take immediate steps to protect the lives and dignities of minorities and Kashmiris facing discrimination and attacks", the plea said.
Ambassador Kelly Craft called China's detention of two Canadians "unacceptable" in her first public comments about the cases this week. Former President George W. Mr. Trump said on December 7 that he would pick the former Fox News anchor and State Department spokeswoman for the United Nations job, but her nomination was never formalized.
With Venezuela's economy in collapse from destructive socialist policies, the Trump administration and 60 other countries have recognized Venezuela's National Assembly head Juan Guaidó as Venezuela's temporary president to replace Maduro.
Survivors say new safeguarding protocols are needed to protect minors. In it, the two church leaders blame "hedonistic" gay people for the rampant abuse of children while excusing the priests who are actually molesting kids. Pope also prayed for help turning "this evil into a chance for understanding and purification". May the Virgin Mary enlighten us as we seek to heal the grave wounds that the scandal of paedophilia has caused, both in the little ones and in believers.
Prince Mohammed also pledged Saudi Arabia's backing for China's gargantuan "belt and road" infrastructure project, saying he was willing to link it with the kingdom's Vision 2030 plans - a blueprint put forth by the crown prince to wean the kingdom off its reliance on oil, particularly as sustainable sources of energy become cheaper and more popular.
The leader of the Time's Up group set up a year ago to fight sexual harassment resigned after her own son was accused of sexual misconduct , the organization said on Friday. " TIME'S UP unequivocally supports all survivors of sexual harassment and abuse ", the organization said in a statement . "Our COO, Rebecca Goldman, will serve as interim CEO while we conduct an executive search".
Her family's lawyer, Tasnime Akunjee, is looking at challenging Britain's decision to revoke her citizenship, which risks leaving Begum stateless. But her baby boy was a "true innocent" who should not 'lose the privilege of being raised in the safety of this country'.
It found that 14% would support the new group, while the Conservatives had 38% of the vote, Labour 26% and the Liberal Democrats 7%. Ian Austin's resignation adds to a mounting rebellion against Corbyn after the defections earlier this week of eight Labour MPs over the issues of anti-Semitism and Brexit .
Federal authorities recovered 15 firearms, a number of which were rifles and long guns, as well as over 1,000 rounds of ammunition in Christopher Paul Hasson's basement in Silver Spring, Maryland, The Washington Post reported Wednesday .
Now, it is time to complete that revolution and implement the vision that we fought for". Sanders responded to the president in a tweet not long after. "I wanted to let the people of the state of Vermont know about this first", Sanders told VPR. But whether they sell hope over acrimony, or opt for hand-to-hand combat against Trump, will be one of the key decisions of their campaigns.
This is after, one hardly needs to be reminded, a fortnight in which the Government has been worn like a pair of trousers on the floor of the House of Representatives, the Finance Minister has lost control of his own credit card , while half a billion of taxpayers' pineapples have been handed over to a security company registered to a Singapore PO box .
The Crown Prince and Modi also condemned in the strongest terms last week's terrorist attack on Indian security forces in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir. Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma tweeted, "PM Modi seems to be eager to compete with and emulate the Pakistan PM Imran Khan in breaking protocol and receiving Saudi Crown Prince.
This time , the president's ire appears to have been triggered by an extensive New York Times report that dropped Tuesday afternoon that delves into the internal political war that Trump has been battling against the various investigations into his affairs.
He also has said he did nothing wrong and that Cohen has pleaded guilty to actions that aren't actually against the law. The Justice Department issued a statement Tuesday that sidestepped the question of whether Whitaker and Trump discussed putting Berman in charge but asserted that Trump never demanded a commitment from Whitaker to intervene in any investigation into the president.
A Fernandina giant tortoise, presumed to be extinct since 1906, has been finally spotted. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List of Threatened Species , the rare tortoise species was believed to have been threatened by lava flows on the island, USA Today reported.
Kim agreed in Singapore to work toward the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, which could be taken to include removal of the USA nuclear umbrella for South Korea and nuclear-capable forces, while the United States has been demanding that North Korea give up all of its nuclear and missile programs.
Reilly of the Huffington Post . Defense attorney Bruce Rogow called the post "a single specific instance" and argued that "Mr". NY criminal defense lawyer Doug Burns said the judge could scold Stone or bar him from using social media.
The election has been in limbo since November, when the state elections board declined to certify Harris's 905-vote lead, instead launching an investigation into the allegations against Dowless. But that is exactly what they did, said Ms. Britt , a paroled felon. She added that the only reason she was collecting absentee ballots, which is illegal to do in North Carolina, was because Dowless paid her to do it.
Guaido, who has set a Saturday deadline for bringing in the aid, left the capital Caracas for the Colombian border in a convoy of several vehicles for the 900-kilometre (560-mile) trip, according to a spokesman. He has already ordered the military to barricade a major border bridge to prevent supplies from entering the country from Cucuta, Colombia, where tonnes of humanitarian aid are being stockpiled, most of it from the United States.
EU, on the other hand, said "terrorism can never be justified", as it expressed condolences to the bereaved families of those who perished in the incident. India blames Pakistan for the attack, which killed 40 paramilitary soldiers, whereas Pakistan denies any involvement . India started pinning blame on Pakistan without substantiating any evidence in this regard.
Bangladesh says that Shamima Begum is not a Bangladeshi citizen and there is "no question" of her being allowed into the country, setting up a clash with the United Kingdom after the British Home Secretary deprived the teenager who left London four years ago to marry a Daesh* fighter of her citizenship.
President Emmanuel Macron has condemned anti-Semitic abuse after a prominent intellectual was targeted. Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his appreciation at France's adoption of the worldwide definition of antisemitism in a phone call with the French leader ahead of the speech, Netanyahu's office said .
In an exclusive interview to PTI, the Saudi Arabia foreign minister also said his country will "consider playing a role" to mediate and de-escalate tension between India and Pakistan if both countries want. He also said the state government has assured that land for the refinery will be provided in a coastal region of the state, adding the commissioning time line of the refinery has not changed despite the change in location.
Backed by air strikes by a US-led coalition, the SDF have trapped the jihadists in a section of Baghouz village that is less than half a square kilometre (a fifth of a square mile). For months they have been fleeing as the militants' bastions fell one after another until ending up in the tent enclave near the town of Baghouz. Taking it will nudge the eight-year-old Syrian war towards a new phase, with U.S.
They said the fire also set off explosions in fuel tanks of some of the vehicles that got stuck in traffic in front. More than 70 people have been killed in a fire that swept through an old quarter of the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, last night.