Email Updated December 29, 2016 12:56:07 Sorry, this video has expired Video: John Kerry says US 'cannot be expected to defend' Israel's settlements (ABC News) Related Story: Trump says UN just a club for people to 'have a good time' Related Story: Israel to reassess UN ties after settlement resolution Related Story: US rebukes Israel and allows UN condemnation of settlements Map: United States Israel's building of settlements on occupied land is jeopardising Middle East peace, US Secretary of State John Kerry said, voicing unusually frank frustration with America's longtime ally weeks before he is due to leave office. Key points:John Kerry says that as one-state Israel can be Jewish or democratic — not bothNetanyahu accuses the US of being "obsessed with settlements"Trump urges Israel to "stay strong" until his inauguration on January 20 In a swiftly issued statement, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Mr Kerry of bias, saying Israel did not need … [Read more...] about Israeli settlements jeopardise Middle East peace, Kerry says; Trump tells Netanyahu to ‘stay strong’
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For Chandigarh Updates Allow Notification For Daily Alerts Keep youself updated with latestChandigarh News Cancel OK Just In just now Will office of CJI come under RTI: SC verdict tomorrow at 2 pm 4 min ago 51 children, 3 teachers injured in a chemical attack in China school 38 min ago Sena moves SC over Governor's refusal to extend time given to form govt Must Watch Don't Miss Technology Apple AR Headsets, AR Glasses Might Soon Be Reality: Expected Launch Time Tipped Movies Radhika Sarathkumar To Host 'Kodeeswari'; Amitabh Bachchan Wishes The First Woman Anchor Of KBC Lifestyle Manushi Chhillar Gives Wedding Wear Goals With Her Ivory Lehenga At Sister's Wedding Function Finance 3 Easy Home Loan Repayment Options To Consider Automobiles Bajaj Chetak Electric To Be Showcased In Pune: Here Are All The Details! Sports Attempt to change BCCI Constitution would be ridiculing SC: Lodha Committee Secretary Travel 6 Silly And Common Mistakes … [Read more...] about On 550th Guru Nanak Jayanti Govt commutes death sentence of Punjab ex-CM’s killer to life
The Union Home Ministry has commuted the death sentence of Babbar Khalsa terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana who was sentenced to death in 2007 for the assassination of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh.The decision has been communicated to the Punjab government and Chandigarh administration, said sources, adding the remission order will be pursued by the Chandigarh administration.“It is case of Union Territory (UT), the Home Ministry has sent information to the UT administration. Since he’s lodged in our jail, we also got the information,” an official with the Punjab government told IANS.“The UT administration will be the one following it up on his remission,” he added.Rajoana, 52, who is currently lodged in Patiala Central Jail, is the prime accused in the case and he will now serve life imprisonment.A former Punjab Police constable, Rajoana was sentenced to death on August 1, 2007 by a special Central Bureau of … [Read more...] about Government commutes death penalty for ex-Punjab chief minister’s killer to life term
Video PlayerClose JAKARTA, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) -- The Indonesian National Police's anti-terror squad has arrested five alleged terrorists who have undergone a military-style training at a forest area in Riau province on Sumatra Island. Four of the five were captured in the forest and another one was nabbed in his house in Kuapan village, Kampar district, eyewitness Syukri who is a local villager said on Tuesday. Another alleged militant escaped the operation carried out by the squad and local police over the weekend, he said. The militants set up a military training camp three months ago in the forest about 60 km from the provincial capital of Pekanbaru, local media reported. One of the five militants was a villager of Kuapan village with an initial of ED, according to the eyewitness. "ED has frequently undergone training in the camp together with his friends and he usually returns home at night," said Syukri. The police found facilities for training at the camp in the forest, and in a … [Read more...] about Indonesian police nab five alleged terrorists engaged in militant training
Email By Middle East correspondent Sophie McNeill Updated November 14, 2016 14:08:46 Photo: A Trump supporter in West Jerusalem. (ABC News: Sophie McNeill) Related Story: Trump supporters rally in Jerusalem's Old City Map: Israel At the entrance to West Jerusalem's famous Mahane Yahuda market, a keen Donald Trump fan is still celebrating. "Go Trump, Go Trump!" yells a man in a Trump T-shirt, dancing and waving the American and Jerusalem flags. Key points:President-elect Donald Trump has claimed he will be the most "pro Israel president ever"Mr Trump has said he will recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, and move the American embassy from Tel AvivMr Trump also signalled he may end longstanding White House opposition to increased Israeli settlement in the Palestinian West Bank "They were, laughing at him saying he's crazy," the man, who would not give his name, told the ABC. "But in the end he showed them!"On the Israeli side of Jerusalem, many are welcoming Mr … [Read more...] about President Trump: The most pro Israel president ever?