Britain to set up compensation scheme for “Windrush” migrants

LONDON, (Reuters) – Britain will compensate some Caribbean immigrants who have lived legally in Britain for decades and have wrongly been labelled illegal immigrants because of trouble documenting their status, interior minister Amber Rudd said today.

Trump says ‘long way’ to go on North Korea crisis

WASHINGTON/SEOUL,  (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said yesterday the North Korean nuclear crisis was a long way from being resolved, striking a cautious note a day after the North’s pledge to end its nuclear tests raised hopes before planned summits with South Korea and the United States.

Police hunt gunman who killed 4 at Nashville waffle house

NASHVILLE, Tenn., (Reuters) – A nearly nude gunman killed four people at a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville, Tennessee, early on Sunday and then fled after a patron saved lives by wrestling the assault-style rifle from his hands.

Blast at election centre in Afghan capital kills more than 50

KABUL,  (Reuters) – A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul yesterday, killing at least 57 people and injuring more than 100, in the most serious attack yet on preparations for elections scheduled for October.

Paraguay’s business-friendly Colorado Party keeps presidency

ASUNCION,  (Reuters) – The candidate from Paraguay’s ruling Colorado Party won yesterday’s presidential election, according to official results with 96 percent of ballots counted, pointing to another five years of pro-business policies in the major soy producer.

Yashwant Sinha quits BJP saying India’s democracy in danger

MUMBAI, (Reuters) – One of India’s best known politicians, former finance and foreign minister Yashwant Sinha, quit the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) yesterday, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party was undermining democratic institutions.

India approves death penalty for rape of girls under 12

NEW DELHI,  (Reuters) – India’s cabinet yesterday approved the death penalty for rapists of girls below the age of 12, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held an emergency meeting in response to nationwide outrage in the wake of a series of cases.

India to seize property of super-rich fugitives – document

NEW DELHI,  (Reuters) – Indian authorities will be empowered to seize properties of super-rich fugitives whose economic offences or crimes involve sums over 1 billion rupees ($15 million), according to a government document seen by Reuters yesterday.

India approves death penalty for rape of girls under 12

NEW DELHI,  (Reuters) – India’s cabinet today approved the death penalty for rapists of girls below the age of 12, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held an emergency meeting in response to nationwide outrage in the wake of a series of cases.

N.Korea says will stop nuclear tests, abolish test site

SEOUL,  (Reuters) – North Korea will immediately suspend nuclear and missile tests and abolish a nuclear test site in a bid to pursue economic growth and peace on the Korean peninsula, the North’s state media said yesterday, ahead of planned summits with South Korea and the United States.

Indian opposition moves to impeach chief justice

NEW DELHI,  (Reuters) – India’s opposition parties launched an unprecedented bid to impeach the top judge yesterday, accusing him of failing to protect the independence of the judiciary from executive interference, among other charges.

U.S. students walk out again to protest gun violence

LITTLETON, Colo.,  (Reuters) – Demanding an end to gun violence and tougher restrictions on firearm sales, thousands of students again walked out of classes across the United States on Friday in hopes of putting pressure on politicians ahead of November’s midterm elections.

Missouri governor charged with felony computer data tampering

(Reuters) – Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, already facing an invasion-of-privacy trial next month in connection with an extramarital affair, was charged separately yesterday with felony computer tampering tied to his political fund-raising.

Indian opposition moves to impeach chief justice

NEW DELHI,  (Reuters) – India’s opposition parties launched an unprecedented bid to impeach the top judge on Friday, accusing him of failing to protect the independence of the judiciary from executive interference, among other charges.