Trump Bannon row: White House lawyers threaten former aide

Trump Bannon row: White House lawyers threaten former aide

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump’s lawyers have written to his former strategist Steve Bannon, saying he has violated a non-disclosure agreement. The cease-and-desist notice accuses Mr Bannon of defaming the president in speaking to author Michael Wolff. Wolff’s forthcoming tell-all book describes the president as being unprepared for the […]

China defends Islamabad after Donald Trump tears into Pakistan over terrorism

China defends Islamabad after Donald Trump tears into Pakistan over terrorism

Beijing:  A day after US President Donald Trump tore into Pakistan for squandering billions of American aid meant to flush out terrorism, China on Tuesday defended Islamabad saying the world community should acknowledge its all-weather ally’s ‘outstanding contribution’ to counter terror. “Pakistan has made enormous efforts and sacrifice for the fight against terrorism and has […]

Massive fire engulfs Bronx building in New York

Massive fire engulfs Bronx building in New York

In the second incident of fire in less than a week, another building in Bronx has caught fire. Over 150 personnel have been put into action to control the blaze. By Zee Media Bureau | Updated: Jan 02, 2018, 18:17 PM IST This photo was tweeted by @FDNY Let’s block ads! (Why?) Zee News :World […]

Nationalist leader Zhirinovsky becomes 1st fully pledged candidate in Russian presidential race

Nationalist leader Zhirinovsky becomes 1st fully pledged candidate in Russian presidential race

Published time: 29 Dec, 2017 14:30 The Russian Central Election Commission has fully cleared the head of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR), Vladimir Zhirinovsky, as the first candidate in the 2018 presidential election. The decision to allow the veteran Russian nationalist-populist to run was made at the Friday session of the commission. As […]

Iran protests: Telegram and Instagram restricted

Iran protests: Telegram and Instagram restricted

Media playback is unsupported on your device Iran has moved to restrict social media networks that have been used to organise three days of anti-establishment protests. The restrictions on messaging app Telegram and photo sharing app Instagram are “temporary”, state news agency Irib reported. The decision was taken “to maintain tranquillity and security of society”, […]

Life imprisonment for terrorist recruiters: Putin greenlights tougher law on extremism

Life imprisonment for terrorist recruiters: Putin greenlights tougher law on extremism

Published time: 29 Dec, 2017 23:07 President Vladimir Putin has enacted legislation prescribing life sentences for terrorist recruiters as well as lengthy jail terms for those convicted on justification of terrorism. Terrorist recruiters and contractors will now face severe punishments, ranging from at least eight years in prison along with heavy fines, to life imprisonment. […]