The comedian Bill Cosby is sentenced to prison

24 Views A judge in Pennsylvania has jailed comedian Bill Cosby for three to 10 years for sexual assault. Cosby, 81, was also categorised as a sexually violent predator, meaning he must undergo counselling for life and be listed on the sex offender registry. The actor declined to make a statement when offered the opportunity. […]

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At United Nations, Trump rejects constraints imposed by other nations, says U.S. will act to counter ‘global control’

28 ViewsPresident Trump declared Tuesday that his administration will reject attempts from other nations to impose constraints on the United States, vowing to take action in world affairs based on his judgment about how it would benefit Americans. In a speech before world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly, Trump issued a sharp warning to […]

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Maldives  Election: Opposition leader Ibrahim claims victory

41 Views There were no other candidates at Sunday’s election which was held with all key dissidents either in jail or exile. COLOMBO: Opposition presidential candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih  a longtime but little-known lawmaker in the Maldives, declared victory early Monday in a contentious election widely seen as a referendum on the island nation’s young democracy. Solih’s win, […]

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Maldives election begins amid opposition cry of unfairness

28 ViewsHuge crowds flocked to closely guarded polling stations on Sunday to vote in the Maldives’ third multiparty presidential elections, widely seen as a referendum on the island nation’s young democracy. Both President Yameen Abdul Gayoom and the opposition candidate, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, voted in the capital, Male, shortly after polls opened. More than 260,000 […]

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