Judy Franko

Judy Franko

Judy Franko


Judy Franko is a Digital Journalist at WION. He believes that the best way to learn is to be under the impression that you are a novice, always.


Pakistan court defers verdict against Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed

Reporters were barred from attending the hearing even as Saeed was produced in the court amid heightened security. 

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Around 15 foreign envoys to tour Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday; EU envoys next 

WION had first broken the story on Tuesday evening with the dates of the visit.

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Lahore court defers Hafiz Saeed's indictment in terror funding case 

Saeed was produced before the Lahore anti-terrorism court in connection with an terror funding case.  

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Pakistan's fate hangs in balance amid crucial FATF review meet in Bangkok today

The global terror watchdog's APG will also evaluate Pakistan's efforts on freezing of assets of banned outfits and action taken against the movement of banned outfits.

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Kartarpur Corridor: Pakistan-India fail to reach an agreement on key issues

While Pakistan insisted on levying a "service fee" for allowing Pilgrims to visit Kartarpur Gurdwara Kartarpur, India did not agree.

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Opinion: Messi conundrum and the burden of carrying the expectations of 40 million Argentinians

It’s ludicrous, of course, that one player should be under such pressure, that everything should be about him, particularly when it was his display in Ecuador that got Argentina to Russia,…

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Opinion: Why Chennai will be crowned for third time in IPL 2018

After two years of hibernation, the lion (Chennai) is back and is hungrier than ever before Read Article

Opinion: Mohamed Salah - The Egyptian King who rules Liverpool

The Egyptian has scored 44 goals in 48 appearances this season for Liverpool- a record that does not look out of place next to the elite attacking… Read Article

Opinion: Siddaramaiah has won the Twitter battle but can he defy exit polls?

In the run-up to the elections, both Congress chief minister Siddaramaiah and the BJP's chief ministerial face BS Yeddyurappa have frequently… Read Article

Karnataka elections: Caste arithmetic explained

Caste equation plays an important role in any election in the country and Karnataka is no different. Read Article

Opinion: Siddaramaiah's 'pride of Kannadigas' plank a master ploy or 'flawed' parochial approach?

Some feel that incumbent CM's inclination to whip-up Kannadiga pride will only resonate with the urban voters. Read Article

Opinion: Will Kamal Haasan be 'Messi-the-Messiah' for Tamil Nadu?

Ever since the death of the charismatic leader Jayalalithaa, what Tamil Nadu needs is a saviour. Will Kamal Haasan be the one?

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Ten news events that shaped the world in 2017

The year 2017 has a significant share of world events which has redefined the cultural and political boundaries of the world. Read Article

How pseudo-nationalists attempted and failed to tame 'Mersal'

The petition to ban few dialogues from the movie Mersal was intended to invoke communal disharmony in Tamil Nadu Read Article