UK govt approves extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to US on spying charges

The UK government on Friday gave the go-ahead for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be extradited to the US to face charges over the alleged leak of classified documents related to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. UK Home Secretary Priti Patel gave the requisite ministerial sign-off for the 50-year-old Australian…

Who is Geert Wilders, the Dutch MP who supports Nupur Sharma over comments on Prophet Muhammad

Slammed for her remarks on Prophet Muhammad during a TV debate, former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma has found support in Dutch MP Geert Wilders. Wilders, a far-right leader from The Netherlands said Nupur Sharma was telling the truth when she made the remarks and termed the anger of the Islamic countries…

2 Bangladeshis killed during cattle smuggling bid along International Border: BSF

Two Bangladeshis were killed on Friday when the Border Security Force (BSF) opened fire along the International Border in West Bengal’s Coochbehar to thwart a cattle smuggling bid, a spokesperson said. A jawan of the border force was also injured and was admitted to a nearby hospital, news agency PTI reported.…

“If We Die …”: What Afghan Resistance Leader, Killed, Had Told NDTV

New Delhi:  The spokesperson of the anti-Taliban resistance in Panjshir was killed in a fierce gunfight on Sunday. Just days ago, Fahim Dashty, chief spokesperson of the National Resistance Front of Afghanistan (NRFA), had told NDTV: “If we die, history will write about us, as people who stood for their…

Blinken Meets Dalai Lama’s Representative In Delhi In Message To China

New Delhi:  US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with a representative of Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in New Delhi on Wednesday, a State Department spokesperson said, a move that is likely to provoke anger in China. Mr Blinken met briefly with Ngodup Dongchung, who serves as a…