30,000 Iraqis are being held without trial: Amnesty

Tens of thousands of detainees held without trial in Iraq, many of whom were recently transferred from US custody, remain at risk of torture and other forms of ill-treatment, Amnesty International says in a new report (57-page report “New Order, Same Abuses; Unlawful Detentions and Torture in Iraq“) published today.The study has found that the […]

US-Saudi Arabia to sign $60bn arms deal

Saudi Arabia reportedly plans to purchase $60bn worth of US made advanced fighter jets and other advanced weapon systems  in  the largest ever arms deal in US history. This deal is expected to support at least 75,000 US jobs. US officials were reported to have said, “to reduce the threat from Iranian rockets”,  so under […]

Israel approves new colony homes

According to group Peace Now more than 13,000 new homes have been approved for Israeli colonists in the West Bank.  Occupied Jerusalem: Israeli colonists approved the construction of more than 13,000 new homes in the West Bank. On Monday the statement from the group came, after reports that Israel was planning to resume construction work […]

Kashmir protests, At least 13 killed

SRINAGAR: At least 12 protesters have been killed and 70 injured in violence in occupied Kashmir clashes with indian troops. The police said the clashes started by a report that said a copy of the Quran has been desecrated in the United States. The death toll on Monday was the highest in the last three […]

A Pot belly Linked to Bowel Cancer

The research by the scientists at Imperial College London and the University of Leeds found the risk of bowel cancer increased by 3% with every extra inch on the waist even if the rest of the body is slim. Professor Martin Wiseman, medical and scientific adviser for the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF), which funded […]