Almost 620,000 Rohingyas have fled Myanmar this year for neighbouring Bangladesh, driven out by a military operation in Rakhine State following attacks on police posts on August 25. The country's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, faced scathing criticism for her prolonged silence and perceived inaction to resolve the crisis. He urged Myanmar to accept an independent investigation into those allegations, after which individual sanctions could be appropriate.
Islamabad recently conveyed to New Delhi through diplomatic channel that it was ready to arrange a meeting between Jadhav, a former Indian Navy officer now on death row in Pakistan, and his wife. New Delhi's repeated requests to grant consular access to him were turned down by Islamabad. The world court has given Pakistan until December 13 to give in final documents on the case.
The Lahore Court on Wednesday refused to extend house detention of JuD chief and the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed. His current detention order expires on Thursday. "But at no point was the government able to provide any actual evidence for these charges", he said. Saeed's attorneys had been telling the court that his detention was unlawful and there was no proof of his involvement in terrorist activities.
The Congress leader's barb backfired and BJP under PM Modi registered a landslide victory in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. His modest origins helped contrast him with Rahul Gandhi, whose role at the centre of the Congress is owed entirely to his last name and the power it wields within the party.
Skies eventually became clear overnight, and with breezes backing down, this allowed temperatures to really drop. Highs will struggle to reach the 60 degree mark in most spots, but all of us will be under clear skies throughout the day with winds from the north at 5-10 miles per hour.
After a hallmark Kettle Campaign past year, more than $30,000 was raised, Kristensen says funds were used during the Christmas season and stretched into 2018 to help feed the less fortunate from the Rossland Avenue pantry. "We only see them, some of them, once a year. Some people can't get to them", Miller said. "We've had some restaurants volunteer and cook our turkeys for us and carve them", said Major Walter Strong, Core Officer of the Montgomery Salvation Army.