Burglars strike techie’s house, escape with jewellery, cash

Representational image A techie’s house was targeted by burglars, who decamped with jewellery worth Rs 1.5 lakh. The incident took place on April 1, when Ajay Pratap Singh (40), who works at a private firm in the city, had gone to his hometown along with his family. The family had left the house on March 30. The burglars … Read moreBurglars strike techie’s house, escape with jewellery, cash

Huge crowds attend Invasion Day marches across Australia’s capital cities

said 26 January 1788 was “pretty miserable” for his ancestor, in a speech defending the celebration of Australia Day, while tens of thousands of people joined Invasion Day marches around the country calling for the public holiday to be abolished. Morrison told a citizenship ceremony in Canberra that his fifth great grandfather, William Roberts, arrived … Read moreHuge crowds attend Invasion Day marches across Australia’s capital cities

Trudeau fires Canada’s ambassador to China amid Huawei controversy

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has fired Canada’s ambassador to China, John McCallum. It follows controversial comments Mr McCallum made about an extradition case involving a senior executive from the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei. Mr Trudeau said in a statement he had asked John McCallum to step down, but did not offer a reason. The detention … Read moreTrudeau fires Canada’s ambassador to China amid Huawei controversy

Twin explosions kill 20 people at Philippines cathedral

 Philippines: bombs at cathedral during mass kill 20 people – video Twenty people were killed and 81 injured when two bombs exploded outside a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active security officials have said. The country’s national police chief said the first bomb went off in or near … Read moreTwin explosions kill 20 people at Philippines cathedral

Transfer News: Chelsea star set to join ex-Chelsea player in Madrid

Transfer News: Chelsea star Alvaro Morata is set to join Madrid as the striker is close to a permanent transfer to the La Liga giants. Transfer News: Alvaro Morata to join Atletico Madrid on loan  |  Photo Credit: AP Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata is speculative to be sent on a one and a half year loan … Read moreTransfer News: Chelsea star set to join ex-Chelsea player in Madrid

Strong winds cause power cuts across Ireland

Strong winds have damaged electricity networks in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. About 400 homes and businesses across Northern Ireland are without electricity on Sunday morning, with more having been affected overnight. NIE Networks, which manages Northern Ireland’s electricity network, said its engineers were working to restore power as quickly as possible. A … Read moreStrong winds cause power cuts across Ireland

Polish far-right trial raises spectre of ‘false flag’ tactics

 A fire last February destroyed a Hungarian cultural centre in Uzhhorod, west Ukraine. The region has a large Hungarian minority. Photograph: Ivan Vdovin/Alamy Stock Photo The plot allegedly involved three Polish extremists and a German journalist with ties to the far-right Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) party, as well as to a number of Kremlin-friendly Russian … Read morePolish far-right trial raises spectre of ‘false flag’ tactics