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Mobile phones back in J&K

Mobile phone networks were restored in Indian Kashmir yesterday after a 72-day blackout, authorities said, but the internet remains off-limits to the region’s seven million-plus people.

Russia bombed 4 Syria hospitals in 12 hours

Russian warplanes bombed four hospitals in rebel-held territory in Syria over a period of just 12 hours earlier this year, The New York Times reported on Sunday.

Spain jails 9 separatist leaders

Spain jails 9 separatist leaders

Thousands of angry protesters took to the streets of Barcelona yesterday after Spain’s Supreme Court sentenced nine Catalan separatist leaders to between nine and 13 years in jail for sedition over the failed 2017 independence bid.

Aussie wrongly jailed for 19 yrs awarded millions

An Australian economist who wrongfully spent nearly two decades in prison for the assassination of a high-ranking police officer was awarded more than Aus$7 million (US$4.75 million) in compensation yesterday.

NZ creates unit to target online extremism

NZ creates unit to target online extremism

New Zealand will establish a team of investigators dedicated solely to tackling online extremism, as it moves to address failures exposed by the Christchurch mosques massacre

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