Six people killed in clashes, gun battles across Kashmir

Two police officers were killed in Srinagar, and three suspected fighters and a policeman died in gun battles elsewhere. Fighters in Indian-controlled Kashmir have killed two police officers in an attack in the disputed region’s main city, while elsewhere in the disputed Himalayan region three suspected rebels and a policeman were killed in two gun […]

The Gerrymander Battles Loom, as G.O.P. Looks to Press Its Advantage

WASHINGTON — With the election over and Democrats in control of the White House and both chambers of Congress, officials in both parties are bracing for a bruising new battle with a different balance of power: the redrawing of congressional maps, where Republicans hold the advantage in many state legislatures across the country, including in […]

As coalition breaks down, Italian PM battles to keep gov’t afloat

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte is battling to keep afloat after a coalition partner party withdrew from the government, a move that has caused a political crisis in the middle of the raging COVID-19 pandemic. Legislators have called on Conte to set out his next steps following the dramatic exit of former premier Matteo Renzi’s […]

WhatsApp battles privacy concerns in India – its biggest market

WhatsApp is battling mistrust globally after it updated its privacy policy to let it share some user data with the parent company, Facebook, and other group firms, and the backlash risks thwarting its ambitions in its biggest market, India. Though WhatsApp has yet to see mass uninstalls of its app in India, users concerned about […]