US to release report blaming Saudi prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jamal Khashoggi murder

A US intelligence report expected to be made public Friday will blame Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman — a key figure in the US-Saudi relationship — for the murder and dismemberment of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The report was completed under the administration of Donald Trump in the wake of the grisly October 2018 […]

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17 NGOs granted FCRA licence as work picks up pace after COVID

The home ministry has granted FCRA licences to 17 non-governmental organisations (NGOs), including Dr Aabaji Thatte Seva Aur Anusandhan Sanstha (ATSAS) and Grameen Foundation for Social Impact (GFSI), according to officials. Last year, the Foreigners Contribution Registration Act (FCRA), 2010 was amended to tighten the limit of “administrative expenses” and exclude “public servants” from the […]

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Gunmen storm Nigerian school, kidnap students

KADUNA: Unidentified gunmen attacked a secondary school in Nigeria‘s Niger state overnight and abducted many students, the state governor’s spokeswoman said on Wednesday. The attackers stormed the Government Science college in the Kagara district at around 2 a.m., overwhelming the school’s security detail, local residents said. The spokeswoman said a mass abduction of students had […]

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Enforcement Directorate attaches properties of Amnesty International

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has provisionally attached movable properties worth Rs 17.66 crores belonging to Amnesty International India Pvt Ltd and others. The properties have been attached by the federal agency over alleged irregularities in foreign funding in connection with violation of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA). The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) […]

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