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Horror parents: US legalises gay marriage; India yet to acknowledge corrective rape in families

Jun 28, 2015

Horror parents: US legalises gay marriage; India yet to acknowledge corrective rape in families

This cruel form of corrective rape has its moorings, as per the available records, in South Africa, where it was perpetrated by the family members of lesbians or gays. The goal is to punish the abnormal behaviour. #ThatsJustWrong #India #Same-sex marriage #LGBT #USA #gay sex #United States of America #Lesbians #corrective rape #LoveWins
Taliban militants storm Kabul guest house: Gunfight kills four attackers

May 27, 2015

Taliban militants storm Kabul guest house: Gunfight kills four attackers

Gunfire and explosions rang out on Wednesday in a diplomatic quarter of Kabul as security forces waged an all-night battle with Taliban militants who tried to storm a guesthouse owned by a prominent political family. #Taliban #Afghanistan #Nato #Kabul #United States of America #Taliban militants
From Osama's diary: Qaeda chief was disappointed by cadre's failure, reveal declassified documents

May 21, 2015

From Osama's diary: Qaeda chief was disappointed by cadre's failure, reveal declassified documents

Documents swept up in the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound portray a leader cut off from his underlings, disappointed by their failures, beset by their complaints and regretting years of separation from much of his extensive family. #Terrorism #US #Osama bin Laden #Pakistan #Abbottabad #NewsTracker #United States of America #al-Qaida #Director of National Intelligence
Is Modi govt feeding false hope? Lone escapee claims ISIS massacred all 39 kidnapped Indians

May 15, 2015

Is Modi govt feeding false hope? Lone escapee claims ISIS massacred all 39 kidnapped Indians

In a press conference on Thursday, Masih, an employee with a construction company, claimed that he had seen the killing of 39 Indians who were kidnapped by Islamic State militants. #India #sushma swaraj #NewsTracker #Iraq #United States of America #islamic-state
ISI may have known about Osama's Abbottabad but attack was US operation: White House

May 13, 2015

ISI may have known about Osama's Abbottabad but attack was US operation: White House

Some elements within Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI may have had knowledge of Osama bin Laden's whereabouts, but the raid that killed the al-Qaeda chief was a unilateral American military operation, according to a senior US official. #White House #Osama bin Laden #Al-Qaeda #Pakistan #ISI #Abbottabad #TheySaidIt #United States of America #Pakistan intelligence
Baltimore heads into weekend of rallies after prosecutor charges officer for death of Freddie Gray

May 02, 2015

Baltimore heads into weekend of rallies after prosecutor charges officer for death of Freddie Gray

A jubilant Baltimore headed into a weekend of rallies on Saturday after six police officers were criminally charged over the arrest of a 25-year-old black man whose death led to rioting earlier in the week. #NewsTracker #United States of America #Baltimore #Racism in US #Baltimore Riots #Freddie Gray
US keeps India and China on Intellectual Property Rights watch list

May 01, 2015

US keeps India and China on Intellectual Property Rights watch list

US kept China and India on its Priority Watch List of trading partners that fail to protect intellectual property rights, hurting the economy. #India #China #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Russia #intellectual property rights #United States of America #Priorities Watch List
Obama moves to drop Cuba from terror blacklist after assurances it won't support terrorism

Apr 15, 2015

Obama moves to drop Cuba from terror blacklist after assurances it won't support terrorism

The US decided to drop Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terrorism on Tuesday partly because of Cuban assurances that it would not support terrorism in the future, senior US officials said. #Barack Obama #Terrorism #NewsTracker #USA #Cuba #United States of America #Cuba Terrorism #US terrorism
From Benghazi to Lewinsky affair: Scandals, gaffes which could haunt Hillary Clinton in her 2016 presidential bid

Apr 14, 2015

From Benghazi to Lewinsky affair: Scandals, gaffes which could haunt Hillary Clinton in her 2016 presidential bid

Hillary Clinton looks ahead to 2016 as the year Americans may finally elect their first-ever female president, but her past is freighted with blemishes and gaffes that could compromise if not sink her campaign. #US presidential campaign #NewsTracker #Hillary Clinton #USA #United States of America #2016 Presidential Campaign
US President Barack Obama says concerned China uses size to bully others in region

Apr 10, 2015

US President Barack Obama says concerned China uses size to bully others in region

President Barack Obama said the US is concerned that China uses its "sheer size and muscle" to push around smaller countries in the South China Sea. #China #TheySaidIt #Beijing #South China Sea #Vietnam #Malaysia #The Philippines #United States of America #President Barack Obama #Brunei and Taiwan