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N.Y. policeman guilty of manslaughter in shooting of unarmed black man

N.Y. policeman guilty of manslaughter in shooting of unarmed black man

A New York City police officer was convicted of manslaughter on Thursday for fatally shooting an unarmed black man in a darkened public housing stairwell. A jury in Brooklyn found Peter Liang guilty in connection with the death of Akai Gurley, 28, who was killed by a bullet fired from Liang’s gun on Nov. 20, 2014, that ricocheted off a …

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Desperate charm offensive: Israel luring Oscar nominees

Desperate charm offensive: Israel luring Oscar nominees

Israel is luring Hollywood into accepting an offer regarding Oscar nominees traveling to the occupied lands, a move being slammed by pro-Palestinian activists as a “propaganda trip”. Bankrolled by Israel’s Tourism Ministry and New York-based travel agency Explore Israel, the trip is valued at US $55,000 and lasts for 10 days. Consisting of a first-class flight to Tel Aviv and …

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UN urges Israel to end demolition of Palestinian properties

UN urges Israel to end demolition of Palestinian properties

A United Nations official has called on Israel to immediately halt the destruction of Palestinian-owned properties in the occupied West Bank. In a press release on Wednesday, the UN official said Israeli forces have destroyed, confiscated, or dismantled hundreds of Palestinian homes and other structures since the start of the year. “The number of demolitions for just the first six …

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10,000 refugee children are missing, says Europol

10,000 refugee children are missing, says Europol

At least 10,000 unaccompanied child refugees have disappeared after arriving in Europe, according to the EU’s criminal intelligence agency. Many are feared to have fallen into the hands of organised trafficking syndicates. In the first attempt by law enforcement agencies to quantify one of the most worrying aspects of the migrant crisis, Europol’s chief of staff told the Observer that …

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Indian Thinkers: the division of Turkey is the next goal of the United States

Indian Thinkers: the division of Turkey is the next goal of the United States

In a conference on the evaluation of states sponsoring terrorism in West Asia, which was held in New Delhi at the invitation of Dr. Tasleem Ahmed Rahmani, participants debated about extremism and its adverse effects in the Muslim world. Political and academic figures notably Dr. Zafar Islam Khan, Abe Anu, Mojtaba Farouk, Qasim Rsoul and Dr. Tasnima Kausar, gave speeches …

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Yemen Conflict: Over a thousand child casualties so far – UNICEF

Over a thousand child casualties so far – UNICEF

An average of eight children are being killed or maimed every day in Yemen as a direct result of the conflict gripping the country, according to a report released by UNICEF. Yemen: Childhood Under Threat says that nearly 400 children have been killed and over 600 others injured since the violence escalated some four months ago. Disrupted health services, increased …

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China supports East Jerusalem as capital of sovereign Palestinian state

China supports East Jerusalem as capital of sovereign Palestinian state

China has openly declared that it supports the independence of a Palestinian state which has East Jerusalem as its capital. Addressing the Arab League, the Chinese president also announced a $7.6mn grant for a solar power project to improve Palestinians’ well-being. Speaking for the first time at Arab League headquarters in Egypt, Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed that the Palestinian …

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