Thursday , December 13 2018

Politics

29 dead, dozens wounded after attack on Iran military parade

Bloomberg Gunmen attacked a military parade in Iran’s southern city of Ahvaz on Saturday, killing at least 29 people and injuring 53, state-run Islamic Republic News Agency reported on its website, citing an “informed source” it didn’t identify. Members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards and civilians, including a child and a ...

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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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Pakistan court suspends ex-PM Sharif’s conviction

Bloomberg A Pakistani High Court suspended former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s 10-year jail sentence on Wednesday, a judgement that may revive his political career after his party was ousted from power in July’s national election. The two-member panel of judges, including Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb, also ...

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