World Bulletin / News Desk
An Egyptian court on Saturday adjourned until March 22 the trial of former president Hosni Mubarak, ex-prime minister Ahmed Nazif and former interior minister Habib al-Adly on charges of causing the national economy major losses by blocking internet and communication services during the 2011 popular revolution.
The Administrative Court had earlier fined the three defendants 540 million Egyptian pounds ($78 million) for blocking internet and communication services during the 2011 uprising that brought Mubarak's 30-year autocracy to an end.
A fact-finding commission formed by ousted president Mohamed Morsi had found that the three ex-officials had intentionally blocked internet and communication services, which led to a rise in the number of people killed and injured in confrontations between demonstrators and policemen during the revolt.
The three defendants appealed the sentence, but the court on Saturday decided to adjourn the trial until March 22 to have more time to review appeal documents.
The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa made it compulsory for all schools to hire armed guards, raise the height of boundary walls with barbed wire and install closed-circuit televison.
"So far, we have seen no evidence of systemic manipulation of the process," U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said in a joint statement.
Karimov was elected for the fourth time, although the constitution restricts the presidency to two consecutive terms.
According to humanitarian workers, Saudi-led air strike hits area of Yemeni refugee camp and killed 21 humanitarian workers
Masoud Barzani says Kurdistan Regional Government will back Iraqi troops in an attack on ISIL’s largest stronghold in Iraq.
The Appeals Chamber of the Hague Tribunal has decided to revoke the decision to grant Vojislav Seselj temporary release and ordered him returned to prison.
At least 15 Palestinian protesters suffered teargas inhalation by Israeli troops
Palestinians, across the West Bank and in Gaza are set to mark the anniversary of Land Day on Saturday.
Aden is Hadi's last bastion of control in Yemen and remains besieged despite a fifth day of Saudi-led air strikes aimed at checking the Houthi gains.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Sunday, claimed it was coasting to victory, going by the results of Saturday's Presidential election at its disposal, showing that it has won convincingly in 23 states.
The three young women, one Tanzanian and two Kenyans, were arrested on Saturday Kenya-Somalia border en route to join ISIL
Assad's comments, in an interview published by Russian government newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta on Monday, appeared to contradict remarks by Moscow suggesting any Russian arms supplies to Damascus were agreed before the conflict began.
According to the witnesses, explosions caused by air raids were heard near the presidential palace in southern Sanaa
The Kremlin said on Monday there were "positive signals" at talks in Lausanne between world powers and Iran over Tehran's nuclear programme but it was too soon to talk about the likely outcome.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, already facing a six-year prison term after a corruption conviction, was found guilty on Monday
The ministry showed photos of long-range bombers sitting on the tarmac along with their crews. The jets returned the same day, it said.