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Justin Trudeau responds to criticism over asylum seekers

Justin Trudeau responds to criticism over asylum seekers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has also come out to say that illegal crossing won't be an advantage. More than 6,000 people have skirted border checkpoints to enter Canada since the start of July. The reason? They need to be screened for admissibility to Canada before they can be allowed to move freely about the country. Under global law, once they've crossed the border, Canada must process their claims, she noted.


SC rejects Sasikala's plea against conviction in DA case

SC rejects Sasikala's plea against conviction in DA case

Earlier, on May 4 she had moved the Supreme Court seeking review of the February 14 judgement of the court upholding her conviction in the disproportionate assets case in which she was accused along with former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister late J Jayalalithaa .


Privacy is fundamental right, rules Supreme Court in Aadhaar petition

Privacy is fundamental right, rules Supreme Court in Aadhaar petition

The nine judges unanimously overruled the two earlier judgements of the apex court that right to privacy is not protected under the Constitution. The Constitution bench held that right to privacy is an "intrinsic part of life and personal liberty", Bar and Bench reported.


United States seeks practical cooperation between Pakistan, Afghanistan

United States seeks practical cooperation between Pakistan, Afghanistan

Speaking at an event, the Pakistani envoy highlighted that Pakistan has been suffering more for the past 38 years due to instability in Afghanistan, adding that peaceful Afghanistan was in favour of Pakistan. It is time we review the nature of our cooperation with the United States in the war against terror especially the logistic and intelligence support and forge closer ties with countries in Asia particularly China and the Russian Federation.


What would you do with $700 million?

What would you do with $700 million?

The number of tickets purchased for this drawing was almost double the 3.5 million tickets that MI players bought for Saturday night's drawing, when the Powerball jackpot was $535 million. People are buying up and hoping to cash in. We wanted to give you an idea about how small your chances of winning it all may be. That's more than half a million in scholarship funding.


US says Korea war games must go on

US says Korea war games must go on

Addressing reporters at the State Department, Tillerson said that North Korea had "demonstrated some level of restraint that we have not seen in the past" by not conducting missile launches or provocative acts since the UN Security Council adopted tough sanctions on August 5.