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Trump says ‘might’ ask Putin to extradite accused Russian hackers

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has said he may ask his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during their upcoming summit meeting to extradite to the US 12 Russian intelligence officers accused of attempting to interfere with the 2016 presidential election. Speaking in an interview with CBS Evening News conducted on Saturday ahead of his meeting with the Russian leader in Helsinki on Monday, the US president also sought to temper expectations about how much could be achieved. Asked whether he would press Putin to…

Libyan group declines to extradite brother of Manchester bomber

TRIPOLI: A Libyan armed group holding the brother of the assailant in the deadly concert bombing in Manchester turned down Thursday a British police request for his extradition. "No. Hashem Abedi will not be extradited," Ahmed Ben Salem, spokesman for the "Deterrence Force" which acts as the police of the UN-backed unity government in Tripoli, told AFP. On Wednesday, British police investigating the May bombing that killed 22 people had requested the extradition of the attacker's brother from Libya. Salman Abedi…

Canada extradites two to India over honour killing

MONTREAL: Canada's Supreme Court on Friday ruled that two of its citizens can be extradited to India for their alleged role in an honour killing 17 years ago. Surjit Singh Badesha, 72 and Malkit Kaur Sidhu, 67, are wanted in connection with the murder of Jaswinder Kaur Sidhu, who was 25 at the time of her death. The suspects, both Canadian citizens of Indian origin, are the uncle and mother of the slain woman. Jaswinder Kaur Sidhu's body was found with her throat slit in June 2000 in Punjab state. Indian…