Wednesday , September 26 2018

Politics

Kavanaugh accuser seeks another day on ‘testimony’

Bloomberg A lawyer for the woman who accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of an assault sought another day to agree on conditions for her testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee in a high-stakes hearing and assailed panel Republicans over “aggressive and artificial deadlines”. Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley threatened that ...

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Ceasefire ignored as South Sudan army rampaged: Amnesty

Bloomberg Pro-government forces in South Sudan went on a weeks-long rampage of “staggering brutality” in opposition-controlled areas and killing civilians and destroying their food supplies even after warring sides agreed a cease-fire, Amnesty International said. Soldiers and allied militias were given “free rein” to commit atrocities in the country’s north ...

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Russia lashes out at Israel after plane downed in Syria attack

Bloomberg Russia warned angrily it may respond to “hostile” actions by Israel after one of its military reconnaissance planes was downed mistakenly by Syrian forces fighting off an attack by Israeli warplanes. The spike in tensions came a day after Russia called off a campaign against the last major opposition-held ...

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