Media Watch

'18May
18

Commentary: ‘Cubs of the caliphate’ without choice, why the use of women and children raises the stakes in the fight against terrorism

SINGAPORE: In Southeast Asia, families including women and children departed for Syria to join the terrorist group the Islamic State (IS) after its declaration of a caliphate in 2014. IS called the children “cubs...
'18May
17

Putin meets Assad, says 'foreign armed forces will start leaving Syria'

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in the southern Russian city of Sochi on Thursday, Russian news agency TASS reported, citing Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov...
'18May
17

Gina Haspel, Trump’s controversial pick for CIA director, has just been confirmed

Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump’s controversial pick to be the next CIA director, has officially been confirmed by the Senate in a 54-45 vote.Despite facing a tough confirmation hearing before the Senate...
'18May
17

Petitions seeking Sharif’s trial dismissed

A Pakistani court on Thursday dismissed three petitions seeking trial of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif under treason charges for his statement on the Mumbai terror attacks, declaring them “non-maintainable”....
'18May
17

UK Police Chiefs Consider Arming Officers in Rural Areas to Combat Terrorists

Deputy Chief Constable Simon Chesterman, who is in charge of armed policing on the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC), has revealed that the police leadership is contemplating routinely providing regular...
'18May
17

UK Police Chiefs Consider Arming Officers in Rural Areas to Combat Terrorists

Deputy Chief Constable Simon Chesterman, who is in charge of armed policing on the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC), has revealed that the police leadership is contemplating routinely providing regular...
'18May
17

ICC Strategic Group report fears formation of rebel governing body

NEW DELHI: A breakaway rebel governing body, the proposed T10 format and lack of interest from broadcasters are among "18 threats" that international cricket faces right now, according to a report of theICC's...
'18May
17

Four killed in Indonesia attack

Four men who attacked an Indonesian police headquarters with samurai swords were shot dead yesterday and one officer also died, authorities said, days after a wave of deadly suicide bombings claimed by the Islamic...
'18May
17

UK police chiefs discuss officers routinely carrying guns

Police leaders have discussed frontline constables carrying guns amid concerns it would take too long for fully trained armed officers to reach an attack in rural areas, a police chief has said.Simon Chesterman,...
'18May
16

'I hated myself after abuse at Abu Ghraib'

Gina Haspel has paved the way for her confirmation as new CIA director, after repudiating torture tactics used in the past. But the scars from one of America's darkest chapters, the abuse of Iraqis at Abu Ghraib...

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