Kanishka Singh
A courtroom sketch of Nikhil Gupta — whom U.S. federal prosecutors accused of plotting with an Indian government official to kill Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, a U.S. resident who advocated for a sovereign Sikh state in northern India —  in federal court after his extradition from the Czech Republic, in New York City on Monday
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jun 18, 2024
Suspect in plot to kill Sikh separatist pleads not guilty in U.S.
The discovery of alleged assassination plots against Sikh separatists in the U.S. and Canada has tested relations with India.
Supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange protest on the day he appeals in a British court against his extradition to the United States, in Vienna, Austria, on Feb. 20.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Apr 17, 2024
Assange extradition approaches as U.S. provides U.K. with assurances
The U.S. says that a sentence of death will neither be sought nor imposed.
A Palestinian child waits to receive food cooked by a charity kitchen in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip. The United Nation's children's agency said on Sunday that many children in Gaza are suffering from severe malnutrition.
Mar 18, 2024
UNICEF says over 13,000 children killed in Gaza in Israel offensive
Israel's military assault on Gaza has displaced nearly its entire 2.3 million-person population, caused a starvation crisis, and killed over 31,000 people.
Jack Douglas Teixeira, a 21-year-old member of the U.S. Air National Guard, who was arrested by the FBI over his alleged involvement in leaks online of classified documents, poses for a selfie at an unidentified location.
WORLD / Politics
Mar 1, 2024
Pentagon leak defendant Jack Teixeira to plead guilty
The material allegedly leaked by Teixeira included highly sensitive U.S. military assessments, including on the war in Ukraine.
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during an event at the White House in Washington on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 29, 2024
Biden cracks down on U.S. data flows to China and Russia
Seeking to protect American personal data, Biden unveiled an executive order barring genomic data transfers to China and other "countries of concern."
U.S. President Joe Biden stands under the flag of India during an official state arrival ceremony for India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the south lawn of the White House in Washington.
WORLD / Politics
Dec 5, 2023
U.S. official visits India and discusses fatal plot over separatist
The U.S. Justice Department alleged that an Indian government official directed an unsuccessful plot to assassinate a Sikh separatist on U.S. soil.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump at an event in Columbia, South Carolina, on Saturday
WORLD / Politics
Aug 7, 2023
Trump targets judge in 2020 election case
The former president has said he plans to seek U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan's recusal as well as a change of venue outside of Washington.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during an event at the State Department in Washington on July 19.
Jul 24, 2023
Blinken says Ukraine has taken back 50% of territory that Russia seized
Ukraine has recaptured some villages in the south and territory around the ruined city of Bakhmut in the east, but has not had a major breakthrough against heavily defended Russian lines.
Japan Times
Apr 19, 2023
China readying supersonic spy drone unit, leaked U.S. assessment shows: report
The Washington Post said it obtained the assessment from classified files allegedly posted online by a member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard, who was arrested last week.
Japan Times
Mar 21, 2023
U.S. report lists 'significant human rights' abuses in India
The findings come nearly a year after Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the U.S. was monitoring what he described as a rise in human rights abuses in India.
Japan Times
Jun 22, 2022
Police response to Uvalde shooting an 'abject failure,' Texas official says
Parents and relatives of the schoolchildren and staff have expressed deep anger over police actions after the gunman entered Robb Elementary School and began shooting.
Japan Times
May 16, 2022
'Copycat' mass shootings becoming deadlier, experts warn after New York attack
One way to try and combat the rise in such hate crimes is for the media to avoid publishing details of the shooters' personal lives, one expert says
Japan Times
Oct 16, 2021
U.S. offers payments and relocation to family of Afghans killed in botched drone attack
Those who were killed in the strike were innocent victims who bore no blame and were not affiliated with Islamic State Khorasan.


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