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Nepal’s chief justice sacked for ‘faking’ date of birth

7 months, 4 days ago
KATHMANDU: Nepal's Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli was sacked on Wednesday for faking his date of birth in order to remain in office longer. But he denied the accusation. The controversy over Parajuli's date of birth has been brewing for…

Sacked Catalonia leader calls for opposition to Madrid’s rule

11 months, 22 days ago
MADRID/BARCELONA: Sacked Catalonian president Carles Puigdemont on Saturday called for peaceful “democratic opposition” to the central government’s takeover of the region following its unilateral declaration of independence from Spain.…

Chinese professor sacked after criticising Mao online

1 year, 9 months ago
BEIJING: A Chinese professor has been sacked after he criticised Chairman Mao Zedong on his 123rd birthday in a commentary he posted online that enraged leftists. Mao, who died on Sept. 9, 1976, is still officially venerated by the…