Donald Trump trial: why it took so long to select a jury and how the process is different to the UK

Twelve jurors have now been selected and sworn in for Donald Trump’s high profile trial in New York, the first criminal trial of a former president. Initially 500 jurors were evaluated, with 96 being invited to the courtroom. Fro ...

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Friday, 19 April 2024
Russia and the Taliban: here’s why Putin wants to get closer to Afghanistan’s current rulers

Russia is currently considering taking the Taliban off its list of terrorist organisations, officials have indicated. While no final decision has yet been taken, one sign of their increasingly cordial relationship is the Taliban ...

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Friday, 19 April 2024
Elon Musk’s X says working with Pakistan government to "understand concerns"

Islamabad [Pakistan], April 18 (ANI): Elon Musk-owned social media platform X, which has faced disruptions in Pakistan since February, has stated that it continues work with the Pakistani Government to understand their concerns, Daw ...

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Friday, 19 April 2024
Russia surpassing EU in wheat supplies to North Africa report

Moscow is said to have ?captured? a significant market share in Algeria, one of the bloc’s top three supply destinations European Union wheat exports to North Africa fell by 25% in the first seven months of the 2023-2024 growing ...

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Friday, 19 April 2024
The Trial of Vladimir Putin: Geoffrey Robertson rehearses the scenarios

Is Russian president Vladimir Putin guilty of the crime of aggression? In The Trial of Vladimir Putin, barrister Geoffrey Robertson answers that question by dramatising what might happen within the walls of a future courtroom. Th ...

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Friday, 19 April 2024
US vetoes Palestinian bid for full UN membership

united nations — The Palestinians failed to pass a major hurdle in their renewed effort to seek full United Nations membership on Thursday when the United States vetoed a Security Council resolution recommending their admission. ...

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Friday, 19 April 2024
Samsung awarded $6.4 billion in US grants to increase Texas chip output

WASHINGTON, D.C.: This week, the Department of Commerce said that South Korea’s Samsung will receive grants worth US$6.4 billion from the Biden administration to expand its chip production in central Texas as part of a broader effor ...

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Friday, 19 April 2024
SWIFT must be killed off top Russian banker

Digital banking will create sovereignty, VTB chief Andrey Kostin says A move away from conducting financial transactions through Western payment systems, including SWIFT, is vital for Russia and its trading partners, the head of ...

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Thursday, 18 April 2024
Selling in Indian stock market continues for the fourth session

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): After the Indian stock market started Thursday’s trading session with an upward trajectory both the Sensex and Nifty closed with a decline at the end of the trading. While the Nifty slides 152.0 ...

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Thursday, 18 April 2024
Stock market opens on positive note: Sensex-Nifty begin trading day with gains

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 18 (ANI): The stock market kicked off the trading day on Thursday with a notable upward trajectory as both the Sensex and Nifty indices opened with gains after the Ram Navami holiday. The Sense ...

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Thursday, 18 April 2024
Pak: 4 more die in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, rain-related deaths rise to 25

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa [Pakistan], April 17 (ANI): Rain-related incidents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) have claimed the lives of four more individuals, bringing the death toll to 25 in the province, Dawn reported, citing officials. The ...

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Wednesday, 17 April 2024
Day 2: Judge scolds Trump at his New York criminal trial

A New York judge scolded former U.S. President Donald Trump at his criminal trial on Tuesday when Trump was audibly dismissive of a prospective juror’s explanation of why she videotaped a street celebration of Trump’s 2020 reelectio ...

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Tuesday, 16 April 2024