New York, Oct 25 (IANS) New York authorities are calling the sending of a pipe bomb to CNN headquarters in Manhattan’s Time Warner building an act of terrorism, although they ruled out any “specific threats” in the city.
Riadyh, Oct 25 (IANS) The crown prince of Saudi Arabia on Wednesday called the killing of a prominent journalist at the Middle Eastern kingdom’s consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul a heinous crime that cannot be justified.
Washington/New York, Oct 24 (IANS) The US Secret Service said on Wednesday that it intercepted two packages containing “potential explosive devices” addressed to US former First Lady Hillary Clinton in New York and former President Barack Obama in Washington.
London, Oct 24 (IANS) British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday cast doubt on Saudi Arabia’s explanation on the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey and said her country would revoke or block visas for the suspects behind the alleged premeditated slaying.
Ankara, Oct 24 (IANS) Saudi officials have denied permission to the Turkish police to search a well in the garden of the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul as part of the ongoing probe into the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Wednesday.
Tehran, Oct 24 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said that Saudi Arabia wouldn’t have dared to kill dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi without the support of the US, a close Riyadh ally.
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has condemned Saudi Arabia’s account of the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi as “the worst cover up ever” as his administration took its first concrete step to penalize Saudi Arabia, revoking visas for its agents suspected in the killing.
Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), Oct 24 (IANS) Vietnam’s National Assembly on Wednesday elected Lieutenant General Nguyen Manh Hung as the new Minister of Information and Communications at a time the government is silencing dissent.
London, Oct 24 (IANS) Two men who were convicted earlier this year of fatally stabbing an Indian-origin man in west London’s Southall suburb have been sentenced to a total of 40 years in jail.
Singapore, Oct 24 (IANS) An Indian man here has been given a stern warning by the police for posting on social media an image of Singapore’s torn flag to reveal the Indian flag underneath, a media report said on Wednesday.