Monday, April 24, 2017

International News


Mehbooba Mufti meets Indian PM to discuss unrest in Kashmir

Amid increasing violence in the disputed Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, the state’s Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti met India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Kashmir has seen various instances of locals clashing with security personnel over the last few weeks. Our India correspondent Neha Poonia reports

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38 Indians detained in UK for visa breach

Britain’s immigration officials have reportedly detained 38 Indians for overstaying their visas or working illegally. This came after authorities apparently conducted raids in two clothing factories in the city of Leicester. Of those detained, 31 had outstayed their visas, seven had entered the country illegally and one was working in ...

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India road accidents kill 410 people a day

More than 410 people were killed each day on India’s roads last year, according to new figures. The Indian government is aiming to halve the number of road accident fatalities in the country over the next three years. Our India correspondent Rebecca Bundhun reports

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Venezuela’s President open to hold talks with opposition

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said he’s open to resume talks with the opposition and agreed to hold local elections – for mayor and governor roles – in the country. His comments came ahead of a massive protest that’s planned across major parts of the county on Monday. Over the last ...

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