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Asia Briefs: Chinese tour group robbed in Paris

Asia Briefs: Chinese tour group robbed in Paris

MANILA • Philippine security forces yesterday arrested the Indonesian wife of slain pro-ISIS militant leader Omarkhayam Maute, who planned and led the attack on Marawi City, the authorities said. "Many of them [tourists] asked me to hide their bags". The Embassy said: 'The greater Paris region has reported a series of violent muggings and attacks against Chinese tourists and Chinese-French'. Consulte Mais Informação

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IONITY Set to Charge European Electric Highway Revolution

IONITY Set to Charge European Electric Highway Revolution

Known as Ionity, the partnership will see the installation of 400 fast charge points and a universal charging plug and could help facilitate mass-market EV uptake. However, CEO David Martell of the British company Chargemaster, which has a 300-station network in the United Kingdom, said the charging speed is a number that needs to be evaluated in context, noting that current models don't even have that capacity. Consulte Mais Informação

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RCOM signs MoU with Veecon Media for sale of Reliance BIG TV

As part of the deal, Veecon Media and Television will acquire the entire shareholding of Reliance BIG TV on an "as-is where-is" basis, along with all existing trade liabilities and contingent liabilities, it said. The deal is subject to requisite approvals from licensors, regulatory authorities and lenders of RCom . Loss-making telecom operator Reliance Communications will shut down voice call service from December 1 and its customers can move to other networks by the end of the year, as ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Shameless thief swipes Poppy Appeal cash

Shameless thief swipes Poppy Appeal cash

CCTV catches a shameless suspect swiping a British Legion charity tin from a pub near Blackpool by shoving it down his trousers. "The veterans need every penny they get nowadays because there's no government funding for them any more". A thug was filmed as he stole a Poppy Appeal tin from a pub and stuffed it down his pants in this shocking video. "We won't get a penny because, I know we won't, but we'll see what we can to raise more funds and make up for the loss for the Legion". Consulte Mais Informação

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Lorry driver caught 'boiling kettle' on dashboard in Surrey

Lorry driver caught 'boiling kettle' on dashboard in Surrey

Police are using an unmarked HGV lorry to scour Britain's motorways and catch drivers doing risky things being the wheel. The position of the cab in the lorry allowed police to see inside vehicles on motorways and busy A roads. Shocking footage released by Highways England today shows the trucker distracted from the road with no way to halt his huge wagon quickly. There were also 113 prosecutions for more serious offences. Consulte Mais Informação

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Congress indulging in 'anti-national, caste-based politics' in Gujarat: Jaitley

Congress indulging in 'anti-national, caste-based politics' in Gujarat: Jaitley

To farmers, he promised that if they come to power, the Congress will waive off the loans of the farmers in the first ten days."The people made light of the statements that Modiji has made in the last few years". Everyone knows that under their governance, there was rampant corruption and policy paralysis in India. "We have a charter of 17 demands for justice and Rahulji has agreed to implement a lot of them if the Congress comes to power", said Mevani, a lawyer fighting land rights cases of ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Saudi Arabia grants citizenship to a robot

Saudi Arabia grants citizenship to a robot

Even though the announcement was apparently a huge stunt for publicity meaning very little, Sophia programmatically replied to the citizenship claiming, "I am very proud and honored for this exclusive distinction". "It hit a sore spot that a robot has citizenship and my daughter doesn't", Hadeel Shaikh, a Saudi woman whose four-year-old child with a Lebanese man does not have citizenship. Consulte Mais Informação

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Prime minister promises businesses a Brexit transition period

Prime minister promises businesses a Brexit transition period

The British government has proposed a transition or "implementation" period to allow businesses to adjust to new trading conditions, but the terms and length of the adjustment period have yet to be decided. "While the TV cameras are fixed on Brussels, the deals which will determine the future prosperity of Britain and Europe are being struck behind closed doors in businesses large and small". Consulte Mais Informação

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Turnbull 'open' to NZ refugee offer

Turnbull 'open' to NZ refugee offer

Mr Turnbull thanked Ms Ardern for the offer, which was first made by former prime minister John Key, and said his Government remained focused on a refugee resettlement deal with the United States. Earlier today, a government backbencher broke ranks and said Australia should consider accepting NZ help. Turnbull said his government had successfully stopped the arrival of asylum seeker boats and cited fears the people-smuggling trade could be restarted. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bandidos fortemente armados assaltam empresa em Uberaba, vídeo mostra o tiroteio

Bandidos fortemente armados assaltam empresa em Uberaba, vídeo mostra o tiroteio

Além disso, há informação de que atiraram em transformadores de energia, deixando algumas regiões sem luz, com o objetivo de dificultar a ação da polícia. Eles fugiram usando um caminhão e vários carros. "A cidade está apavorada, as pessoas estão literalmente com medo de sair na rua, mas queremos que saibam que dentro de Uberaba já está tranquilo, que a polícia está na rua e também na zona rural, em busca dos suspeitos", disse um militar que não quis ser identificado. Consulte Mais Informação

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DR Congo: presidential poll set for 23 December 2018

DR Congo: presidential poll set for 23 December 2018

The DRC was due to have elections in 2016, but the national elections commissioner has said elections this year are not possible due to the ongoing conflict in the Kasai region and the need for a national registry of eligible voters. The leader of Congo's largest opposition party recently said that he would agree to delay the vote until June 2018 provided that Kabila steps down at the end of this year and is replaced by a transitional government. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bhopal rape case: IG and Railway SP transferred

Bhopal rape case: IG and Railway SP transferred

The action was taken after it was reported in the media that it took almost 24 hours for the survivor to file a complaint, after three police stations refused to lodge an FIR citing jurisdiction issues, a senior police official said. She added that a Habibganj inspector paid heed to her plea. The decision was taken following a meeting of senior bureaucrats and police officials called by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Consulte Mais Informação

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