The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences decided to award the Nobel Prize in Peace 2018 with Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict. Denis Mukwege is the helper who has devoted his life to defending victims of war-time sexual violence.
After India signed the long pending S-400-Triumf air defence system deals worth $5 billion with Russia today, the United States (US) has clarified that Countering America's Adversaries through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) is framed to impose costs on Russia for its malign behaviour and to damage the military capabilities of allies.
A CRPF personnel sustained minor injuries on Friday after terrorists lobbed a grenade on security forces in Jammu and Kashmir. Reports inform that his condition is stable. According to a tweet by ANI, the militants lobbed a grenade in Tral area of Pulwama district. The area was cordoned off by the security forces soon after the militants launched the grenade attack.
Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh advanced to final voting on Friday for becoming the Associate Supreme Court Justice of the United States Supreme Court. In the Senate Judiciary Committee Voting, fifty-one votes were polled in favour of Kavanaugh, while 49 votes were polled against him. The final voting will take place on Saturday.
Interpol Chief Meng Hongwei went missing during his China visit. The French police has started an investigation into the case after Hongwei’s wife reported that he had gone missing after his visit to his hometown in China last week. According to reports, the wife of the Interpol chief contacted police in French city of Lyon. He travelled to China on September 29.