Month: Nov 2019

Sani laments threat to democracy, urges UN, EU sanctions against electoral offenders

Senator Shehu Sani  Human rights activist and pro-democracy crusader, Senator Shehu Sani, has urged the United Nations and the European Union (EU) to immediately impose visa sanction and other restrictions against President Muhammadu Buhari and elements under his government for undermining democracy in the country. According to him, if the current trend is allowed to … Continue reading Sani laments threat to democracy, urges UN, EU sanctions against electoral offenders

Migrants tell of their ‘Libyan hell’ as they arrive in Europe

Some of the people onboard the Aita Mari look at the island of Sicily - "We are happy to leave the Libyan hell behind," migrants told Euronews as their rescue ship, Aita Mari. arrived into southern Sicily. They were among 79 people rescued in the Mediterranean last week. "In my country, the only life is that … Continue reading Migrants tell of their ‘Libyan hell’ as they arrive in Europe

(Video)Italian MP proposes marriage during parliament debate on post-earthquake reconstruction

(Video)Italian MP proposes marriage during parliament debate on post-earthquake reconstruction

If someone asked you the most romantic spot in Italy, you might say Venice, Florence or Rome. What you probably wouldn't say is the Italian parliament. Yet on Thursday — during a romance-killing debate on post-earthquake reconstruction — an MP made a marriage proposal."Will you marry me?" asked Flavio Di Muro, producing a ring and … Continue reading (Video)Italian MP proposes marriage during parliament debate on post-earthquake reconstruction

Indian envoy to US calls for Israeli model in Kashmir

Indian envoy to US calls for Israeli model in Kashmir

An Indian diplomat has called for an Israeli model to be implemented in Kashmir. Speaking at a private event in New York last week, India’s ambassador to the US Sandeep Chakravorty told Kashmiri Hindus (also called Pandits) and other Indian nationals that India will build settlements modeled after Israel for the return of the Hindu … Continue reading Indian envoy to US calls for Israeli model in Kashmir

LHC asks govt to explain treason charges in Musharraf case

LHC asks govt to explain treason charges in Musharraf case

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday directed the counsel representing the federal government to explain how former military dictator Pervez Musharraf’s case falls under treason and submit a complete record of the case on Dec 3. A special court had reserved its verdict in a high treason case against Musharraf for abrogating and subverting … Continue reading LHC asks govt to explain treason charges in Musharraf case

Macron stands by ‘brain dead’ Nato comments

Macron stands by ‘brain dead’ Nato comments

French President Emmanuel Macron has said he stands by comments he made three weeks ago when he described Nato as "brain dead".He said members of the alliance needed a "wake-up call" as they were no longer co-operating on a range of key issues. Allies said at the time they disagreed with his assessment. German Chancellor … Continue reading Macron stands by ‘brain dead’ Nato comments