Stories about Worldwide

Jul 26 2017

Australian Inflation Muted in 2Q

This follows a rise of 0.5 per cent in the March quarter 2017, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures revealed on Wednesday. "Inflation in Austr...

Jul 26 2017

Just In: CBN retains monetary policy rate at 14%

Total outflows, on the other hand, decreased by 12.73 per cent during the same period, as a result of reduced CBN intervention in the interbank foreign exchange market, w...

Jul 26 2017

Mahesh Babu's Spyder Tamil rights bagged by Lyca Productions

Many distributors have quoted a fancy price considering the success rate of director AR Murugadoss and the ever-growing market of Mahesh Babu. Spyder marks the first-ti...

Jul 26 2017

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Statement on Senate Health Care Vote

Republican congressional leaders and President Trump want to instead repeal and redirect this funding to an enormous tax break for the wealthiest Americans. According t...

Jul 26 2017

All diesel and petrol cars 'to be banned in United Kingdom by 2040'

According to The Times , the original plan of £500 million to fund a diesel scrappage scheme and £250m to help local councils launch clean air schemes "has evolved sig...

Jul 26 2017

Concerns increase over deal for Foxconn plant

Besides Wisconsin, the company has been looking at Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and Texas for the location of the new $7 billion facility. Priebus ech...

Jul 26 2017

Top Dem's aide under investigation, nabbed trying to leave US

House. - An IT staffer for Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz , the former Democratic National Committee chairwoman, was arrested Tuesday at Dulles Airport while trying t...

Jul 26 2017

2 teens hospitalized in new London acid attack

Witnesses said a blue tarpaulin was erected in Roman Road, Bethnal Green, to shield the victim who was being attended to, the Daily Mail said. "They were crying and say...

Jul 26 2017

Luis Fonsi's "Despacito" becomes Most Streamed Song Ever

During the television show, the president is seen clapping while the audience is dancing to the song. He added that, while online there were now various versions of the...

Jul 26 2017

Israel to replace metal detectors in Jerusalem with other measures

The violence was triggered by new security measures put in place at the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount, following an attack on July ...

Jul 26 2017

Jerusalem crisis could have 'catastrophic costs — United Nations envoy

Israel on Tuesday dismantled metal detectors it installed a week earlier at a contested Jerusalem shrine, hoping to defuse a crisis with the Muslim world, including sec...

Jul 26 2017

Eight bodies found in overcrowded truck outside Walmart in Texas

Silvia Mintz, an attorney representing the Guatemalan Consulate in Houston, said she has contacted the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to see if it would consider gr...

Jul 26 2017

Venezuela crisis grows as Maduro begins purge of judges

But Maduro insists it is the only way to empower the people and bring peace after four months of anti-government unrest that have killed more than 100 people . Preside...

Jul 26 2017

Florida licenses and ID cards get new look, offer more fraud protection

To provide the "latest technology to safeguard personal information" and give Floridians "the most secure over-the-counter credential on the market today", FDOT states o...

Jul 26 2017

Spieth adds name to golf lore

Eventually it was settled that Spieth would take a drop on the driving range and hit his third shot from there. As defending champion, Spieth could not simply leave A...

Jul 26 2017

Queues, security for Pell court appearance

It is an administrative hearing to set the next dates in the court process and may last less than five minutes. Flanked by a number of police officers, the 76-year-old ...

Jul 26 2017

Ahead of EU Meeting, Turkey Begins Trial of 17 Journalists

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Amnesty International's Turkey Director Idil Eser is a member of the movement of Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen, r...

Jul 26 2017

Israeli PM Netanyahu Says Home of Palestinian Attacker Will be Destroyed

More ministers supported Naftali's call like Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman and Intelligence Minister Israeli Katz. Three Israelis reportedly were killed and one...

Jul 26 2017

Two Dozen Palestinians Wounded in Fresh Clashes Over Temple Mount

Israel's army confirmed it was involved in clashes in Abu Dis. Egypt urged Israel to not only halt violence but the heightened security measures against Palestinians in...

Jul 26 2017

Israel dismantles metal detectors from key Jerusalem shrine

The move came after intensive worldwide diplomacy which warned of increasing unrest due to this move by the Israeli authorities. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said I...