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Ex-Ivory Coast president to ask ICC for freedom

THE HAGUE, Netherlands—Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo will Monday ask the International Criminal Court to acquit him on all charges of crimes against humanity and release him after seven years in detention. On trial since 2016, Gbagbo is the first-ever head of state to be handed over to the Hague-based ICC. Now 73, he faces four counts of crimes ...

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Pakistan foreign minister Qureshi launches personal attack on Sushma Swaraj after snub at Saarc meet

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has turned the diplomatic snub by Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at the Saarc meeting into a personal vendetta, making unprofessional remarks in public about her to the accompaniment of derisive laughter. “I was quite concerned when I saw the Minister for External Affairs when I was in the room she looked pale ...

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Sundar Pichai to testify before US House in November

Google CEO Sundar Pichai met Republican lawmakers here on Friday and agreed to testify before the House Judiciary Committee in November to allay concerns over privacy issues and the tech giant’s entry into the Chinese market. According to a report in USA Today, Pichai confirmed to testify in November during a private meeting with GOP lawmakers on Capitol…

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World Blockchain Roadshow in the Middle East: Get Ready

Prominent blockchain investors and top ICO projects will gather in the Middle East on World Blockchain Roadshow by IDACB. The event takes place on September, 28 – October, 6 and covers five Arabian countries. About World Blockchain Roadshow Middle East The aim of WBRShow is to establish links between crypto entrepreneurs worldwide. In 10 days startups will get in…

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