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Gandhi Jayanti: Netherlands celebrates 2 October with 6 events in four cities to honour Mahatma Gandhi
India

Gandhi Jayanti: Netherlands celebrates 2 October with 6 events in four cities to honour Mahatma Gandhi

Six events in the Netherlands' four cities will mark the launch of the two-year long celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, according to a statement issued by the Indian Embassy The Hague Monday.

Netherlands rail collision: 4 children killed after train crashes into electric cart carrying them from daycare; probe underway
World

Netherlands rail collision: 4 children killed after train crashes into electric cart carrying them from daycare; probe underway

Four young children from a Dutch daycare centre were killed on Thursday when a train smashed into their electric cart at a crossing, in an accident described as the "worst nightmare of any parent".

Australia resumes adoptions from India after 8 years of suspension, says Ministry of Women and Child Development
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Australia resumes adoptions from India after 8 years of suspension, says Ministry of Women and Child Development

The suspension was enforced by Australia over charges of child trafficking for inter-country adoption by some recognised Indian placement agencies.

Congo's ex-warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba to contest Presidential Election; Kinshasa governor promises heavy security
World

Congo's ex-warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba to contest Presidential Election; Kinshasa governor promises heavy security

The country is currently being led by President Joseph Kabila, who has ruled since 2001, and also defeated Jean-Pierre Bemba in the 2006 election.

Russia threatens to walk out of OPCW over Britain-led proposal to grant members powers to identify chemical weapons in Syria
World

Russia threatens to walk out of OPCW over Britain-led proposal to grant members powers to identify chemical weapons in Syria

Russia opposed the new powers given to the OPCW identify the chemical weaponry users in Syria and plans to exit the "sinking Titanic"

OPCW conference: India cites 'incomplete consultation' to vote against draft decision on use of chemical weapons
India

OPCW conference: India cites 'incomplete consultation' to vote against draft decision on use of chemical weapons

India, in the OPCW voted against a draft decision regarding the use of chemical weapons due to "incomplete consultations" though it referred to usage of chemical weaponry as an "abhorrent act'

FIFA World Cup 2018: Serbia coach Mladen Krstajic calls for referee 'to be tried in The Hague' after Switzerland loss
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Serbia coach Mladen Krstajic calls for referee 'to be tried in The Hague' after Switzerland loss

"We were robbed," Serbia's Mladen Krstajic told reporters on Saturday. "I wouldn't give him either a yellow or red card, I would send him to The Hague. Then they could put him on trial, like they did to us."

UNHCR Kashmir report calls for international inquiry: All you need to know about commissioner Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein
World

UNHCR Kashmir report calls for international inquiry: All you need to know about commissioner Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has called for establishing a commission of inqury while releasing the first-ever report on alleged human rights violations in both Kashmir and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ authorises submission of India's reply, gives Pakistan until 17 July to file rejoinder
World

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ authorises submission of India's reply, gives Pakistan until 17 July to file rejoinder

The ICJ has authorised the submission of India's reply in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case, and of a rejoinder by Pakistan. As per the ICJ's order, deadlines of 17 April and 17 July were set as respective time deadlines for India and Pakistan

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ fixes time-limits for India, Pakistan for filing written pleadings
India

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ fixes time-limits for India, Pakistan for filing written pleadings

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has fixed 17 April and 17 July as time-limits for India and Pakistan respectively for the filing of the written pleadings by them in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case

Two separate stabbing incidents reported in Maastricht, Netherlands: 2 dead, 3 injured; police detain suspect
India

Two separate stabbing incidents reported in Maastricht, Netherlands: 2 dead, 3 injured; police detain suspect

Two people were killed and three injured on Friday in two stabbing incidents in the southern Dutch city of Maastricht, authorities said.

Telangana keen to have partnership with Israel for develping its cybersecurity architecture and policy
News & Analysis

Telangana keen to have partnership with Israel for develping its cybersecurity architecture and policy

Telangana was the first state to come out with a dedicated policy for cybersecurity and was putting in place the cybersecurity architecture.

Bosnian Croat war criminal Slobodan Praljak dies after drinking 'poison' in UN court; judges upheld 20-year prison sentence
World

Bosnian Croat war criminal Slobodan Praljak dies after drinking 'poison' in UN court; judges upheld 20-year prison sentence

A wartime commander of Bosnian Croat forces said on Wednesday he “drank poison” seconds after UN appeals judges upheld his 20-year sentence for war crimes against Bosnian Muslims.

'The Butcher of Bosnia' Ratko Mladic sentenced to life for war crimes, genocide; UN terms verdict 'momentous victory for justice'
World

'The Butcher of Bosnia' Ratko Mladic sentenced to life for war crimes, genocide; UN terms verdict 'momentous victory for justice'

Maldiac was facing verdicts on 11 counts of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes for allegedly masterminding atrocities by Serb forces during Bosnia's 1992-95 war.

US, Russia congratulate Dalveer Bhandari for ICJ re-election, say it demonstrates strength of global community
India

US, Russia congratulate Dalveer Bhandari for ICJ re-election, say it demonstrates strength of global community

The US and Russia congratulated India's Justice Dalveer Bhandari following his re-election to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), and said it demonstrated the strength of the global community

'Sign of Britain's eroding stature on world stage' says UK media after Justice Dalveer Bhandari's re-election to ICJ
India

'Sign of Britain's eroding stature on world stage' says UK media after Justice Dalveer Bhandari's re-election to ICJ

As India hailed Justice Dalveer Bhandari's clear win over Britain's candidate in the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the UK media saw it as a "humiliating blow" since the country would not have a judge on the court's bench for the first time in 71 years.

Dalveer Bhandari's prospects of win in ICJ re-election unnerving Security Council permanent members: UN observers
India

Dalveer Bhandari's prospects of win in ICJ re-election unnerving Security Council permanent members: UN observers

The permanent members of the UN Security Council are 'unnerved' by the prospect of India's nominee Dalveer Bhandari winning against Britain's candidate in the election to the last seat of the World Court as it would set a precedent that may challenge their power in the future, observers in the United Nations feel

Syed Akbaruddin says momentum lies with India's Dalveer Bhandari for re-election to last seat at ICJ
India

Syed Akbaruddin says momentum lies with India's Dalveer Bhandari for re-election to last seat at ICJ

With nearly two-thirds of members of the UN General Assembly supporting India's Dalveer Bhandari in the election to the International Court of Justice, India has strongly quelled rumours about withdrawing from the race

ICC war crimes prosecutors seek to open Afghanistan probe, US could face investigation
World

ICC war crimes prosecutors seek to open Afghanistan probe, US could face investigation

The move is said to be The Hague-based court's most complex and politically controversial investigation to date and will be the first time possible crimes committed by US forces could be under the spotlight