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Bahrain rights activist jailed for five years for 'insulting' ...

DUBAI (Reuters) - A Bahraini human rights activist was sentenced to five years in prison on Wednesday for criticising Saudi Arabia's air strikes in Yemen and accusing Bahrain's prison authorities of torture, his lawyer and fellow activists said. Reuters, 1 month ago
Bahrain activist Rajab sentenced to 5 years for tweets Business Standard, 1 month ago

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Amnesty slams US, UK for arming Saudi coalition in Yemen war

Three years into their war on Yemens rebels, Saudi Arabia and its military allies -- armed by the US and Britain -- could stand guilty of war crimes, Amnesty International said today. While all parties in the Yemen war are accused of neglecting civilian ...
 Deccan Herald1 day ago Iran likely to top agenda at Prince Salman-Trump meeting  catchnews.com5 days ago Saudi crown prince greeted in Britain with pomp, protests  Business Standard2 weeks ago

Humanoid Sophia picks Shah Rukh as her favourite actor

Even robots can't resist the Baadshah of Bollywood! Don't miss: Archie Panjabi is just another girl when SRK sings to her Photograph: @RealSophiaRobot/Twitter Sophia, the humanoid created by Hong Kong-based Hanson Robotics, said Hindi film actor Shah Rukh Khan was her favourite star. The robot -- which became the first robot to be granted citizenship of a nation, Saudi Arabia in her case -- was in India for an interactive session at the World Congress on Information Technology in Hyderabad.
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Qatar: Exiled sheikh promoted by Saudi Arabia now in Kuwait

Qatari authorities say an exiled sheikh once promoted by Saudi Arabia as a possible opposition leader amid a diplomatic dispute between Arab nations and Doha is now in Kuwait.It's the latest chapter in Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al Thani's mysterious travels, ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Saudi cleric held for months without charge: HRW

A prominent Saudi cleric arrested in a crackdown on dissent has since been held for four months without charge or contact with the outside world, Human Rights Watch said today.Salman al-Awda was among more than 20 people arrested in September in what the ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Iranian women risk arrest: Daughters of the revolution

In the lead-up to March 8, I am sometimes asked whether we really still need an International Women’s Day (IWD) . Though my greatest hope is to see a day when gender inequity and gender injustice are social artefacts of the past, that day feels nowhere ...
 catchnews.com2 weeks ago

Emergency shows how vulnerable Maldives is

Political crisis continues to deepen in the Maldives after President Abdulla Yameen declared an emergency in a desperate bid to cling on to power and stifle the Opposition has top judges in jail. The developments pose a fresh challenge for the Indian foreign ...
 catchnews.com2 weeks ago Maldives crisis: India stuck between a rock and a hard place  Sify1 month ago

Why US threats no longer perturb Pakistan

'If the US intention was to use the FATF platform to isolate Pakistan and impose sanctions against it, that is not going to work when influential countries such as Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia, China and Russia will not lend support to the US campaign,' says Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. IMAGE: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, right, with Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif at the State Department, Washington, DC, October 4, 2017. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters A concerted move by ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

China, International Purveyor of Socialism, encounters pushback

[China], Jan 23 (ANI): It was a year ago that President Xi Jinping attended the World Economic Forum in Davos, pitching himself as a stable elder statesman and China as a responsible global power. While Xi is not going to Switzerland this year, it is ...
 Sify2 months ago

Onir, Apurva Asrani on the Supreme Court’s decision to reconsider Article 377

Onir: “It's heartening that finally after four years the Chief Justice Deepak Mishra recognised the inherent flaw where the fundamental rights guaranteed by the Constitution to every citizen irrespective of gender or sexuality is denied to the LGBTQ ...
 Bollywood Hungama2 months ago
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