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Omar Khadr to get apology, compensation

Omar Khadr to get apology, compensation

Morris, who lost vision in one eye from the grenade attack and has since retired form the military, spoke out against Khadr's release in 2015. "Canadians should not be forced to pay millions of dollars to a killer". Khadr was subjected to sleep deprivation and interrogated without counsel. His lawyers argued that he had been co-opted into fighting for al-Qaeda by his father, Ahmed Said Khadr, who was friendly with Osama Bin Laden.


Sarfraz Ahmed appointed Test captain of Pakistan

Sarfraz Ahmed appointed Test captain of Pakistan

Sarfraz has played 36 Tests and has a healthy average of 40.96. Sarfraz Ahmed has been named Pakistan's new Test captain. The Pakistan Cricket Board ( PCB ) appointed cricketer Sarfaraz Ahmed as the skipper of the national squad in the Test format as well, on Tuesday.


Trini woman, husband shot dead in US

Trini woman, husband shot dead in US

Jacob Kokotkiewicz was found with a handgun in between in legs while sitting in the driver's seat. The couple was from Flowermound, Texas, Armijo said. His wife was found in the passenger seat, and both died from gunshot wounds to the head, according to the New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator.


Hot air balloon crashes in alligator-infested pond near Disney World

Hot air balloon crashes in alligator-infested pond near Disney World

A child did swallow some water upon landing, but he was medically cleared. Kittinger, who has thousands of hours experience piloting hot air balloons and held the world record for highest altitude parachute jump for 52 years, has been in similar situations.


MasterwebNews 3/7/17: Osinbajo off to Ethiopia for AU summit

MasterwebNews 3/7/17: Osinbajo off to Ethiopia for AU summit

Mugabe, the AU chair, between 2015-2016 wanted the continental body to be self-funded. African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat received former Presidents Thabo Mbeki of South Africa, Abdulsalami Abubakar of Nigeria and Alpha Konare of Mali at the AU headquarters on Sunday.



Saudi says hoping for 'positive' response from Qatar to end GCC crisis

They severed ties with Qatar on June 5 over its alleged support for terrorism . Kuwait is now expected to relay that response, which has not yet been disclosed, to the four Arab states before midnight Tuesday. The demands included: Cutting back Qatar's diplomatic ties to Iran , shuttering the Qatari media outlet "Al-Jazeera", ending the military presence of Turkey in Qatar and ending any military cooperation with it.