British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt (File Photo/IANS)

Britain urges Iran to release seized tanker

London: British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged Iran to reverse its “illegal” seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Gulf. Hunt said on Saturday it “raises very serious questions” about the security of British and international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, the BBC reported. It comes as Iran released new footage of the capture […]

Kulbhushan Jadhav (File Photo)

ICJ rules in favour of India, asks Pak to review death sentence in Kulbhushan Jadhav case

The International Court of Justice on Wednesday ruled in favour of India, finding Pakistan guilty of violating Vienna Convention in retired Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav case for denying him consular access. The ICJ also stayed the death sentence awarded to Jadhav by Pakistan. The court rejected all the objections of Pakistan, including on admissibility […]

Kulbhushan Jadhav (File Photo)

Big win for India: ICJ orders continued stay on Jadhav’s execution

The Hague: In a huge victory for India, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday ordered Pakistan not to execute Kulbushan Jadhav and asked it to reconsider the sentence awarded to him by a military court. The world court also directed Pakistan to grant consular access to Jadhav, while holding that it had “breached” the […]

Vijay Mallya (File photo)

Vijay Mallya gets reprieve from UK HC, can appeal extradition ruling

London: The UK High Court on Tuesday allowed Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya, charged with fraud and money-laundering back home, to appeal against his extradition to India, local media reported. Mallya, whose extradition order had been upheld by the Westminister Magistrates’ Court last year and his appeal against it rejected earlier this year, had moved […]