Indian court acquits four men accused of 2007 bombing of India-Pakistan train

An Indian court on Wednesday acquitted four Hindu men accused of bombing a train between India and Pakistan in 2007 that killed 68 people, mostly Pakistanis, citing a lack of evidence, defense lawyers said. Pakistan’s acting foreign secretary described the ruling as a travesty of justice. The ruling comes weeks after a sharp escalation in… Read More Indian court acquits four men accused of 2007 bombing of India-Pakistan train

U.S. President Donald Trump to meet with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu on March 25, 26

U.S. President Donald Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House next Monday and Tuesday, the White House said, reaffirming the two leaders’ close ties. The announcement came shortly after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Tel Aviv on Wednesday and planned to deliver remarks alongside Netanyahu. “The president and… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump to meet with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu on March 25, 26

Walt Disney completes acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox’s assets

Walt Disney Co closed its $71 billion acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s film and television assets on Wednesday, giving its upcoming streaming service a range of popular content as it takes on Netflix Inc. The deal will expand Disney’s portfolio of some of the world’s most popular characters, uniting Mickey Mouse, Luke Skywalker and… Read More Walt Disney completes acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox’s assets

EU anti-trust regulators fine Google €1.49billion for blocking rival advertisers

EU anti-trust regulators handed down a 1.49 billion euro (an equivalent of $1.69 billion) fine to Alphabet unit Google on Wednesday for blocking rival online search advertisers, marking the company’s third penalty in two years. Last year, the EU competition enforcer imposed a record 4.34 billion euro fine on Google for using its popular Android… Read More EU anti-trust regulators fine Google €1.49billion for blocking rival advertisers