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SC to announce Panama leaks case verdict on April 20

SC to announce Panama leaks case verdict on April 20

The court made the suggestion while dealing with an appeal filed by an advocate, M.L. Sharma, seeking a probe into the Panama leaks relating to Indian nationals. He said each of the transactions spanned different jurisdictions and may involve multiple entities and individuals for which the probe by MAG was needed.



United Kingdom snap election: What does it mean?

Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas said her party would present a "bold, positive vision for a different kind of Britain". Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said that he welcomed the decision "to give the British people the chance to vote for a government that will put the interests of the majority first".


Air China suspends flights to Pyongyang

Air China suspends flights to Pyongyang

According to the South Korean news Agency Yonhap, North Korea displayed what appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) during the parade. "If North Korea conducts a strategic provocation such as a nuclear test or an intercontinental ballistic missile launch, there is certain to be powerful punitive measure that will be hard for the North Korean regime to endure", South Korea's Foreign Ministry said in a statement .



Donald Trump May Not Actually Know Who's Running North Korea

The U.S. will not relent until it achieves its objective of ensuring the Korean Peninsula is free of nuclear weapons, Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday while visiting Japan. Vice President Mike Pence says North Korea is getting the message that it needs to walk away from its "reckless" nuclear activity. Trump, asked on Monday if he was considering military action, told Fox News Channel he didn't want to "telegraph" his plans like the previous administration.



Sterling soars; stocks and US dollar off on geopolitical angst

The snap election will go forward if two-thirds of the chamber approves. The White House says May telephoned Trump regarding her plans and that Trump wished the British people the best of luck in the June 8 vote. "We expect to have the Brexit guidelines adopted by the European Council on 29 April and, following that, the Brexit negotiating directives ready on 22 May".


Islamic State claims attack on Egypt police checkpoint

Islamic State claims attack on Egypt police checkpoint

Unknown militants attacked the fixed security checkpoint, but the monks and priests inside the Monastery were not harmed, state-run Ahram newspaper reported on its website. In February, scores of Christian families and students fled North Sinai province after a spate of targeted killings. Egypt's Copts, the Middle East's largest Christian community, have also long complained of suffering discrimination, as well as outright attacks, at the hands of the country's majority Muslim population.