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13 minute 23 second

"Fools Never Told Us He Was There": Trump Hits Out At Pak Over Bin Laden

Washington: Donald Trump repeated Monday that Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden, killed by US Navy Seals in May 2011, should have been captured much earlier, casting blame on his predecessors and Pakistan."Of course we should have captured Osama Bin Laden long before we did," the US President tweeted, echoing remarks he gave to Fox News Sunday that drew the ire of Pakistan, where Bin Laden had been hiding."I pointed him out in my book just BEFORE the attack on the World Trade Center," he continued."President Clinton famously missed his shot. We paid Pakistan Billions of Dollars & they never...
13 minute 25 second

Berlin's economic power creates 'new fear of Germany' across EU

"I’m not so much afraid of German power; its German inactivity I’m starting to fear," said Radoslaw Sikorski, then Poland’s foreign minister, while speaking in Berlin in 2011. You would never have heard a sentence like that before 1990, says German historian Andreas Rödder — certainly not coming from Poland. Poland's former top diplomat Sikorski: "It's German inactivity I'm starting to fear" The national-conservative PiS party is now in power in Poland, and the words coming out of Warsaw are very different these days. But the ambivalent relationship between Germany and its eastern European neighbor, expressed by Sikorski back then,...
18 minute 48 second

Saudi king's speech makes no mention of slain journalist

Interested in Saudi Arabia? Add Saudi Arabia as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Saudi Arabia news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Saudi Arabia Add Interest Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Monday gave his first major speech since the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents, expressing support for his son, the crown prince, and making no mention of allegations that the young royal ordered the killing. The annual policy speech by the king instead highlighted Saudi Arabia's priorities for the coming year, focusing on issues such as the war in Yemen, security for...

36 minute 42 second

Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, The Auto World's "Cost Killer"

Paris: Brazilian-born Carlos Ghosn, who is facing a pay scandal in Japan, has long stood out among the world's auto executives as a hard-nosed workaholic willing to take drastic measures to get companies back on their feet quickly.As head of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, Ghosn has created an industrial behemoth, its combined 470,000 employees selling 10.6 million vehicles last year from 122 factories around the globe.But the group now looks troubled after Japanese police reportedly arrested Ghosn on suspicion he failed to report his full compensation to stock market authorities as chairman of Nissan.Nissan's board has said it will seek his...
40 minute 3 second

Dubai Court Orders Extradition Of VVIP Chopper Case Accused: Report

Dubai: A Dubai court on Monday ordered the extradition of British national and alleged middleman Christian Michel, who is wanted by Indian investigative agencies in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP choppers deal case, according to a media report.Michel, 54, is currently in jail in Dubai since he was arrested and sent into custody pending the legal and judicial procedure in the UAE.The Court of Cassation upheld on Monday a lower court order which ruled that Michel could be extradited, dismissing appeals filed by his defence lawyers, the Khaleej Times reported.Judge Abdelaziz Al Zarouni, who headed a bench, pronounced the...
41 minute 38 second

Hindu Lawmaker From Pak Makes BBC's 100 Inspiring And Influential Women

Islamabad: A Hindu woman lawmaker and human rights activist in Pakistan has made it to the list of BBC's 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world.Krishna Kumari Kohli, 40, Pakistan's first female senator from the Dalit community, has been placed at No 48 on the annual BBC 100 Women list and recognised as a Pakistani politician.Krishna was elected as senator in March after spending many years working for the rights of bonded labourers in Pakistan. She is the first Thari Hindu woman to be elected to the Pakistan senate."Krishna was elected to the Pakistan Senate after campaigning for...

43 minute 15 second

Bitcoin Slumps To 13-Month Low, Falls Below $5,000

London: Bitcoin fell below $5,000 on Monday for the first time in over a year, slumping to a fresh 13-month low on the Bitstamp platform as a broad sell-off in cryptocurrencies sparked last week gathered momentum.As of 1645 GMT the original cryptocurrency was down 8.7 percent at $5,100, after breaching the landmark for the first time since Oct. 12, 2017.Traders said selling was largely sentiment-driven and cited fears that Thursday's "hard fork" in bitcoin cash, where the smaller coin split into two separate currencies, could destabilise others.(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and...
45 minute 41 second

Nobel Literature Body Expands Jury After Sexual Assault Scandal

Stockholm: The Swedish Academy, which has awarded the Nobel Literature Prize since 1901, said Monday it would expand its prize jury to include outsiders for the first time following a scandal that forced it to postpone this year's award.The venerable institution has been in crisis mode since November 2017, after a deep rift emerged among Academy members about how to manage its longstanding ties to a Frenchman accused -- and now convicted -- of rape.For the first time in 70 years, the Academy postponed this year's literature prize by a year while it attempts to sort out its problems.On Monday,...
46 minute 57 second

Opinion: The Titiev trial — a Chechen circus

Are the Chechen authorities really only interested in the evidence they themselves falsified? Last January police planted 200 grams (7 ounces) of marijuana in Oyub Titiev's pocket while arresting him. Their aim in doing so? To silence the head of Memorial's Grozny office in Chechnya. The 61-year-old human rights activist has been in custody since then. And so on Monday, November 19 the show trial against him rolled on. Now, the world's eyes are on Chechnya. Titiev: An observer of the law For years Titiev has condemned the way local police local arrest people, mostly at night, and how they...

49 minute 58 second

California wildfires by the numbers: A closer look at the deadly and devastating blazes

As crews and family members desperately search for survivors amid the devastation of the Camp Fire in Northern California, 993 people remained unaccounted for on Sunday. Interested in Wildfires? Add Wildfires as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Wildfires news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Wildfires Add Interest The death toll has climbed to 77 in the Camp Fire, now the the deadliest on record in the state. As of Sunday, 67 of the victims had been identified. SLIDESHOW: Recovery efforts continue after wildfires destroyed parts of California The same day the Camp Fire ignited,...
52 minute 3 second

Pakistan PM Imran Khan lashes out at Trump ‘tirade’

Pakistan PM Imran Khan lashes out at Trump ‘tirade’ >> Cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), speaks to members of media after casting his vote at a polling station during the general election in Islamabad, Pakistan, Jul 25, 2018. Reuters Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday lashed out at US President Donald Trump following his remarks that Pakistan doesn't "do a damn thing" for the United States despite billions of dollars in US aid for the South Asian nation. The friction threatens to further worsen already fragile relations between Islamabad and Washington, on-off allies who have...
55 minute 44 second

Pompeii dig reveals erotic Leda and Swan fresco

Archaeologists at Pompeii have found an erotic Roman fresco depicting Leda and the Swan - a Greek myth that has inspired artists for centuries.The latest find is believed to have decorated a bedroom in a wealthy home near the ancient city centre. Pompeii was buried under volcanic ash when Mount Vesuvius erupted in the 1st century AD. The new find is on Via del Vesuvio, in the site's Regio V area.In the myth, the god Zeus turned into a swan and raped Leda, Queen of Sparta.That event had huge consequences, according to classical mythology: Leda's intercourse with the swan and...