World News | Daily sun | 2019-07-20

2 Bashir Brothers Arrested, Sudan's Military Rulers Say Two Bashir brothers arrested

A spokesman for the Transitional Military Council says that irregular forces linked to Bashir's former ruling party have been brought under the army or police control


Israel's president formally nominates Netanyahu as PM Netanyahu formally nominated as PM

The move was widely expected after Netanyahus Likud party and its right-wing allies captured a majority of seats in parliamentary elections last week


Odisha: Chopper search delays PM Modi’s departure, EC suspends IAS officer Chopper search delays PM Modi's departure

 

According to the ECI order, Karnataka cadre IAS officer Mohammed Mohsin was suspended for “actions contrary to the instructions of the Commission concerning SPG protectees” on April 16 


Indian elections 2019: Voting for second phase begins Indian elections: Voting in 2nd phase begins

Polling is being held in 38 seats in Tamil Nadu, 14 seats in Karnataka, 10 in Maharashtra, eight in Uttar Pradesh, five each in Assam, Bihar and Odisha, three each in Chhattisgarh and West Bengal, two in Jammu and Kashmir and one seat each in Manipur and Puducherry


Ex-Peru president kills himself as police try to arrest him Ex-Peru president kills himself as police try to arrest him

It was a shocking end for a man who twice ruled Peru — once in the 1980s and then again more than two decades later. In more recent years, he became ensnared in Latin America's biggest corruption scandal, a sweeping investigation of politicians' dealings with the Brazilian construction giant known as Odebrech


India election 2019: Powerful regional parties face second stage poll test India election 2019: Powerful regional parties face second stage poll test

Powerful regional parties in India will be on the ballot on Thursday, as people across 13 states and union territories begin voting to elect a new parliament


North Korea test fires new tactical guided weapon - state media North Korea test fires new tactical guided weapon - state media

North Korea says it has test-fired a new "tactical guided weapon" with a "powerful warhead", the first such test since talks between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un ended without agreement


At least 28 killed after tourist bus plunges off road in Madeira Tourist bus crash kills 28 in Madeira

The scene of the crash has been sealed off and the injured transferred to a hospital in the island's capital, Funchal, Lusa said. An investigation into the crash has been launched


Vellore poll cancelled over 'bribing voters' Vellore poll cancelled over 'bribing voters'

India's Election Commission has called off voting in Vellore in the southern state of Tamil Nadu after officials allegedly found cash & other evidence


Sudan crisis: Ex-President Omar al-Bashir moved to prison Sudan crisis: Ex-President Omar al-Bashir moved to prison

Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir has been moved to Kobar maximum security prison, days after he was deposed in a military coup


Saudi runaway sisters plead for help on social media Saudi runaway sisters plead for help on social media

Saudis can enter Georgia visa-free, making the country a transit point for numerous other Saudi women who have fled in recent years


$1 billion raised to rebuild Paris' Notre Dame after fire $1 billion raised to rebuild Paris' Notre Dame after fire

The French government is gathering donations and setting up a special office to deal with big-ticket offers


Storms kill 35 in India Storms kill 35 in India

Officials say victims were hit by lightning, falling trees or electrocuted by power lines


Trump vetoes bill to end US support for Saudi-led coalition Trump vetoes bill to end US support for Saudi-led coalition

US President Donald Trump has vetoed a bill passed by Congress to end support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen


Small plane crashes in southern Chile killing 6 Small plane crashes in southern Chile killing 6

The plane crashed at 10:50 a.m. local time near "La Paloma" aerodrome about 620 miles south of the capital of Santiago


Iraqi PM to visit Saudi Arabia to boost ties Iraqi PM to visit Saudi Arabia to boost ties

The relations between Iraq and Saudi Arabia have improved since Saudi Arabia reopened its embassy in Baghdad in 2016 after 25 years of closure


Saudi court resumes high-profile trial of women activists Saudi court resumes high-profile trial of women activists

Western diplomats and media have been barred from attending the high-profile trial


Activity detected at North Korea nuclear site: US monitor Activity detected at North Korea nuclear site: US monitor

The US president walked away from a partial deal proposed by Kim, which included an offer to dismantle the Yongbyon complex


Macron says new cathedral will be 'more beautiful' before Summer Olympics 2024 Macron says new cathedral will be 'more beautiful' within 2024

French President Emmanuel Macron says Notre-Dame cathedral will be rebuilt "even more beautifully" - and that he wants the work done within five years


Turkey eyes US sanctions waivers on Iran oil, Russia arms   Turkey eyes US sanctions waivers on Iran oil, Russia arms

The waivers allowing Turkey and others to import Iranian oil expire early next month


India election 2019: Can West Bengal's female candidates win? India election 2019: Can West Bengal's female candidates win?

In India, only 11% of members of parliament are women which is below Pakisthan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan


Trump anticipates Mueller's vindication but aides fret about his temper Trump anticipates Mueller's vindication but aides fret about his temper

Trump, however, has adopted a more self-assured attitude about the report's pending release


'Shrouded in secrecy': Saudi women activists due back in court 'Shrouded in secrecy': Saudi women activists due back in court

Saudi Arabia's most prominent women's rights activists are due to appear in court in Riyadh


Indonesia election: Millions vote in 'identity-defining' poll Indonesia election: Millions vote in 'identity-defining' poll

Indonesians have begun voting in one of the world's largest elections after a bitter campaign in which religion has played a prominent role


Shatrughan Sinha’s wife Poonam Sinha joins SP, contest from Lucknow Shatrughan Sinha’s wife joins SP, contest from Lucknow

The 69-year-old Poonam Sinha is inducted into the party fold by Kannauj MP Dimple Yadav, who is the wife of SP chief Akhilesh Yadav


Fire broke out at Al Aqsa Mosque same time as Notre Dame Fire broke out at Al Aqsa Mosque same time as Notre Dame

A small fire broke out at a guard's booth in the courtyard at the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem


Notre-Dame: Hunt for ‘dad and daughter’ in photo goes viral Notre-Dame: Hunt for ‘dad and daughter’ in photo goes viral

A plea to find two people pictured outside Notre-Dame cathedral minutes before the devastating fire erupted has gone viral on social media


ICC prosecutor warns Libya war crimes will be prosecuted ICC prosecutor warns Libya war crimes will be prosecuted

ICC chief prosecutor Fatou says I will not hesitate to expand my investigations and potential prosecutions to cover any new instances of crimmes


German plane crash lands, disrupts airport traffic German plane crash lands, disrupts airport traffic

No passengers were onboard the Luftwaffe’s Global 5000 jet, but the crew was being examined by doctors for injuries


Imprisoned Myanmar journalists awarded Pulitzer prize Imprisoned Myanmar journalists awarded Pulitzer prize

More than 720,000 Rohingya are estimated to have been forced to flee into Bangladesh as a result of the ensuing violence


Indian politicians banned for anti-Muslim comments Indian politicians banned for anti-Muslim comments

The measures came after the Supreme Court called on the election commission to get tough on hate speech during the world's biggest election


French billionaire Pinault pledges $113 million to help rebuild Notre-Dame French billionaire Pinault pledges $113 million to help rebuild Notre-Dame

In a statement sent to the press,the CEO of the Kering group said the money for rebuilding Notre-Dame would be paid by the Pinault


Australia's 'everyday racism' moved from political fringe to mainstream media Australia's 'everyday racism' moved from political fringe to mainstream media

Experts say an increase in far-right figures like Anning in the mainstream media has led to a normalization of racism


Philippines sends ship to participate in China's multinational naval celebration Philippines sends ship to participate in China's multinational naval celebration

April 23 is the 70th founding anniversary of the PLA Navy


Canada shooting: Four killed, man in custody Canada shooting: Four killed, man in custody

Four people were shot dead in Penticton, British Columbia, on Monday and a suspect is in custody, told RCMP


Bill Weld: Trump to face 2020 Republican challenge Bill Weld: Trump to face 2020 Republican challenge

US President Donald Trump is facing a longshot challenge from within his own party ahead of next year's White House election


Canadian tourist dies after Thailand zipline wire snaps Canadian tourist dies after Thailand zipline wire snaps

A Canadian tourist has fallen more than 100m (330ft) to his death after his zipline cable snapped in northern Thailand, authorities say


Pulitzers: Capital Gazette wins for coverage of newsroom massacre Pulitzers: Capital Gazette wins for coverage of newsroom massacre

A US local newspaper has won a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of a mass shooting in its own newsroom


A fire that devastated Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is under control, officials say Paris Notre Dame Cathedral fire is under control: Officials

French President Emmanuel Macron praises firefighters for saving the cathedral's iconic facade and towers, saying "the worst has been avoided"

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