LONDON (Reuters) - Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has joined an Amnesty International campaign to encourage people to write messages supporting 11 people, including former U.S. National Security Agency.. Reuters India
*Bengaluru:* In surprise raids in Karnataka, Income Tax officials found and seized a whopping Rs 6 crore in cash and 7kg gold from the residences of two state government engineers and two contractors.. Mid-Day
Global consumer companies, including Unilever, Nestle, Kellogg and Procter & Gamble, have sourced palm oil from Indonesian plantations where labour abuses were uncovered, according to Amnesty.. Source: Rumble -
One of the defining figures of the twentieth century, Fidel Castro has died at the age of 90.
The Cuban revolutionary and former leader of the island nation, stuck to his Communist principles long.. Source: euronews (in English) -
A protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline in a Bismarck, North Dakota mall led to dozens of arrests on Friday, November 25.In a video taken by an Amnesty International staff member and shared by the.. Source: Storyful Studio -
Amnesty International says Rohingya Muslims are being “squeezed by the callous actions of both the Myanmar and Bangladesh authorities.”
The minority group is reportedly being subjected to.. Source: euronews (in English) -
Turkey’s governing AK Party is withdrawing a controversial bill on underage marriage.
Critics say it would pardon men convicted of sex with underage girls if the abuser marries the.. Source: euronews (in English) -
*Islamabad*: "We welcome Trump's desire to play a role in resolution of longstanding issues," Xinhua news agency quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Nafees Zakaria as saying on Thursday.
Trump, who.. Mid-Day
Brazil's Senate on Tuesday approved a strict cap on federal spending in a first-round vote that hands a timely victory to President Michel Temer, who is struggling to restore fiscal discipline amid an.. DNA
Fourteen foreigners will also be released, according to Vietnam Vice Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc.
The post Vietnam grants amnesty to over 4,000 prisoners, including 14 foreign nationals appeared.. Firstpost
Indeed the success of the demonetisation scheme hinged on the follow up amnesty scheme, the one that exacted a stiff price from crooks
The post Note ban: PMGKY isn’t another amnesty scheme, but a.. Firstpost
Ironical it is because the BJP has always been ruthless in attacking the Congress for treating tax evaders with kid gloves
The post Note ban: Third amnesty in less than 3 yrs; is PM Modi softer to.. Firstpost
Some opposition officials in Uganda have said the government in the past was likely stoking the violence in the area to punish it for shunning the ruling party. DNA Also reported by •Firstpost •Reuters India
*Kathmandu:* An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 on Richer scale shook Nepal around 5.20 a.m. on Monday, an official of National Siesmological Centre said. The tremors were also felt in north-east.. Mid-Day
Terming demonetization as a "once in a lifetime event" that requires mammoth logistics, Governor Urjit Patel on Sunday said RBI is taking all necessary actions to "ease the genuine pain of citizens who.. DNA
BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Michel Temer said on Sunday that he and leaders of Brazil's Congress will not allow an amnesty for election slush funds sought by some lawmakers to avoid prosecution for.. Reuters India