Rights tribunal urges Peru not to release ex-President Fujimori | Short News

Rights tribunal urges Peru not to release ex-President Fujimori |  Short News

Inter-American Court of Human Rights says Peru ‘must refrain’ from releasing Alberto Fujimori from prison. The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) has urged Peru not to release former President Alberto Fujimori, saying a decision last month to reinstate a presidential pardon did not give enough weight to the right to justice of Fujimori’s victims. … Read more

North Dakota lawmaker ballotizes salon rule for pets | Govt-and-politics

North Dakota lawmaker ballotizes salon rule for pets |  Govt-and-politics

JACK DURA Bismarck Tribune North Dakota lawmakers have held back a state cosmetology rule for animals in salons after one representative raised concerns about cleanliness and potential abuse of a law banning impostor service animals. The Legislature’s Administrative Rules Committee last month reviewed rafts of new state agency rules, but halted the revised, 34-word “pets” … Read more

Finland and Sweden could soon join NATO, prompted by Russian war in Ukraine

Finland and Sweden could soon join NATO, prompted by Russian war in Ukraine

NATO officials told CNN that discussions about Sweden and Finland joining the bloc have gotten extremely serious since Russia’s invasion, and US senior State Department officials said the matter came up at this week’s NATO foreign ministerial, which was attended by the foreign ministers from Stockholm and Helsinki . Public opinion in both countries about … Read more

US speeds entry for Ukrainians as more reach Mexico border

US speeds entry for Ukrainians as more reach Mexico border

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The United States has sharply increased the number of Ukrainians admitted to the country at the Mexican border as even more refugees fleeing the Russian invasion follow the same circuitous route. A government recreation center in the Mexican border city of Tijuana grew to about 1,000 refugees Thursday, according to city … Read more

Pakistan court rules blocking vote to oust PM Imran Khan illegal | Imran Khan News

Pakistan court rules blocking vote to oust PM Imran Khan illegal |  Imran Khan News

Prime Minister Khan’s opponents had the votes needed to remove him in parliament after members of his own party and a key coalition partner defected. Pakistan’s Supreme Court says Prime Minister Imran Khan’s move to dissolve parliament was illegal and ordered the house be restored. The decision on Thursday came after four days of hearings … Read more

Pakistan court rules blocking vote to oust PM Imran Khan illegal | Imran Khan News

Pakistan court rules blocking vote to oust PM Imran Khan illegal |  Imran Khan News

Prime Minister Khan’s opponents had the votes needed to remove him in parliament after members of his own party and a key coalition partner defected. Pakistan’s Supreme Court says Prime Minister Imran Khan’s move to dissolve parliament was illegal and ordered the house be restored. The decision on Thursday came after four days of hearings … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday, April 7

5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday, April 7

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street looks steady after two days of Fed-driven selling Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, March 29, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters US stock futures were relatively … Read more

Polish president said it’s ‘hard to deny’ genocide in Ukraine after images of civilians killed emerge

Polish president said it’s ‘hard to deny’ genocide in Ukraine after images of civilians killed emerge

“It is hard to deny this, of course. This is a crime which fulfills the features of a genocide, especially if you look at the context of different conversations that are being conducted,” Duda told CNN’s Dana Bash in an exclusive interview in Warsaw , Poland. Duda said Russian propaganda about Moscow’s goal for the … Read more

US hits Russia with ‘war crimes’ sanctions, Europe following

US hits Russia with ‘war crimes’ sanctions, Europe following

WASHINGTON (AP) — The US rolled out a new wave of financial sanctions on Wednesday against Russia that President Joe Biden said would place a lasting penalty on the country’s economy. The United Kingdom quickly followed suit, and more pain was coming from the European Union as the allies pressed forward with an escalating campaign … Read more

Biden says ‘major war crimes’ being discovered in Ukraine after he announces new sanctions on Russia

Biden says ‘major war crimes’ being discovered in Ukraine after he announces new sanctions on Russia

“Responsible nations have to come together to hold these perpetrators accountable,” Biden told a union crowd in Washington as the White House announced new sanctions on Russia’s largest financial institutions and number of individuals tied to the Kremlin, including Russian President Vladimir Putin’s two adult daughters . “We will keep raising the economic cost and … Read more