Kejriwal countered BJP’s claims in a press conference, saying that political parties indulge in politics, but if government starts furnishing wrong information, it is saddening. “The FAQs about PM UDAY scheme has a question --- ‘Is this scheme meant for regularisation of unauthorised colonies?’. The reply says, ‘No this scheme is not for the regularisation of unauthorised colones or the structures therein’. It means that there is no regularisation of colony or the home. What is it?,” Kejriwal asked. … [Read more...] about Delhi Elections 2020| Poll battle: BJP, AAP trade barbs over unauthorised colonies
China and Taiwan: Best enemies? 'One China, different interpretations' After losing the elections in 2000, the KMT adopted a changed formulation of the "Consensus of 1992" in the party's statute, which called for "one China, different interpretations." That is why the 1992 Consensus is still debated in Taiwan. The reason: the negotiators of 1992 did not have an official position. … [Read more...] about Will Tsai Ing-wen’s landslide victory force Beijing to rethink its approach to Taiwan?
Turning to the ongoing civil war in Libya, which has killed at least 8,700 people since 2014, the chancellor said she hoped Turkish-Russian efforts to broker peace would be successful, and confirmed that Berlin would be the site of upcoming ceasefire talks. … [Read more...] about Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin push ahead with pipeline
Their release was part of a Russia-brokered deal that saw Damascus return the remains of an Israeli soldier who had gone missing in 1982 during the Battle of Sultan Yacoub between Israel and Syria in the Lebanon War. … [Read more...] about Israel releases Druze spy to Syria
In his book Catch and Kill, Ronan Farrow, who also authored the original New Yorker piece, detailed how Weinstein used high-powered lawyers and even former Israeli spies to silence his victims. Farrow also details how his attempts to publish the story were denied by broadcaster NBC. … [Read more...] about Fresh charges against Harvey Weinstein as NYC rape trial opens