WASHINGTON: The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Monday raided the offices and home of U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen, law enforcement sources said, in a dramatic new development in a series of probes involving close Trump associates. Cohen’s lawyer, Stephen M. Ryan, said that U.S. prosecutors conducted a search that was partly a referral by the Office of Special Counsel, Robert Mueller. Mueller is investigating whether members of Trump’s 2016 campaign colluded with Russia during the U.S.…
JERUSALEM: Israel said on Sunday it planned to close the offices in the Jewish state of Al-Jazeera, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the satellite news broadcaster of incitement. Netanyahu had said on July 27 that he wanted Al-Jazeera expelled amid tensions over a sensitive Jerusalem holy site. "Al-Jazeera has become the main tool of Daesh (the Islamic State group), Hamas, Hezbollah and Iran," Communications Minister Ayoob Kara, a member of the Druze community from Netanyahu's Likud party, alleged during…
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has banned use of social media and popular video streaming website YouTube across all its offices in the country. The notification has also been issued by ECP Deputy Director Syed A. Rahman Zafar in this regard. A letter sent to the provincial election commissioners of Sindh, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan said blocking the social media sites on ECP offices “will minimise malware attacks and ensure the discipline of using electronic resources up to the…
KARACHI: A list has been prepared to demolish illegal offices of banned outfit People’s Aman Committee (PAC) in Lyari, three of the offices have already been demolished on Saturday, ARY News reported.
KARACHI: The Sindh government on Thursday decided to demolish all the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) offices established on the public properties and amenity plots across Sindh, ARY News reported.
KARACHI: After an angry mob of Muttahida Qaumi Movement activists attacked media houses at the start of the current week on the call of MQM chief, a province-wide crackdown against MQM, particularly in the city continues.
NEW DELHI: Amnesty International India has temporarily closed its offices and postponed events aimed at raising awareness of rights abuses over safety concerns for its staff after the charity was accused of sedition by protesters, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
PANAMA CITY, PANAMA: The law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers revelations is closing its offices in the British-dependent territories of Jersey, Isle of Man and Gibraltar, it tweeted Friday.