Stories about Worldwide

Sep 11 2017

Hurricane Irma: Before and after satellite photos show devastated Caribbean islands

Hurricane Irma damaged a gas station in Fort Lauderdale, Florida , on September 10. Katia struck the east coast of Mexico Saturday morning as a Category 1 storm - bring...

Sep 11 2017

Life could be possible inside the warm caves of Antarctica

Recently, a team of Australian scientists has revealed that the ice caves present under the Antarctica's ice are so warm that it might support the existence of plants a...

Sep 11 2017

Trump admin appeals to Supreme Court on refugee ban

Refugee Admissions Program from entering the U.S. Wall demonstrates the lengths the government is willing to go to impose its desired version of the ban, even before th...

Sep 11 2017

Two trains collide in Swiss station leaving around 30 people injured

An investigation has been opened to determine the cause of the accident. The incident occurred at around 11.30am and involved a train from the Matterhorn-Gotthard-Bahn,...

Sep 11 2017

India protests over Australian ad showing Lord Ganesha 'toasting' lamb

The president of the Universal Society of Hinduism has already urged MLA board chair Dr Michele Allan and managing director Richard Norton apologise and withdraw the ad. ...

Sep 11 2017

What to Expect: Irma Approaching Georgia & Alabama

A high wind watch is in effect for all the Upstate Monday for potential wind gusts exceeding 50 miles per hour. Laurens County law enforcement, fire and emergency m...

Sep 11 2017

Richard Branson Calls for 'Marshall Plan' Style Recovery from Hurricane Irma

Speaking via satellite phone for a blog post on the Virgin website, Sir Richard said: "It is a traumatic time here in the British Virgin Islands ". It was the fourth...

Sep 11 2017

Parents sue because child wears dress to school

He said: "I don't understand the impulse of a parent who sees somebody else doing everything they can to make their child happy and as a result of that decides to remove ...

Sep 11 2017

Trump vows to 'keep our people safe' in 9/11 speech

Defence Secretary James Mattis and General Joseph Dunford, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , are also due to host a private ceremony at the Pentagon for relati...

Sep 11 2017

Irma now a tropical storm, but still lashing Florida and Georgia

The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Irma's powerful eye roared ashore at Marco Island just south of Naples with 115-mph (185-kph) winds, for a second United S...

Sep 11 2017

Egyptian policemen killed in terror attack in Sinai

Following the explosion, the perpetrators opened fire on police officers. Terror attacks in Egypt used to focus on police and military men in North Sinai before spreadi...

Sep 11 2017

North Korea warns of harsh response if new sanctions imposed

The Security Council is set to vote Monday on the US-led effort to impose harsher new sanctions against North Korea, which has defied multiple measures to rein in its wea...

Sep 11 2017

Banke Muslims call for end to Rohingya crisis

Arsa called on Myanmar to "reciprocate this humanitarian pause" in fighting. Azril said the Bangladesh government had, on Sept 8, taken a diplomatic initiative by pro...

Sep 11 2017

Priyanka Chopra Kept Us Updated All The Way From Jordan

Add to that her stint as the goodwill ambassador of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and you would realize that the actress makes sure to give back to the soci...

Sep 11 2017

Conservatives to push harder for nukes in South Korea

Before the bilateral talks, Putin, who remains reluctant to slap stricter sanctions on North Korea, was present at an Eastern Economic Forum speech in which Abe pointed o...

Sep 11 2017

Military action would mark a 'sad day for North Korea'

Pyongyang on Sunday detonated a hydrogen bomb that can be carried by an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), North Korea's Central Television announced . "But I ...

Sep 11 2017

SSC CGL Examination 2017 Tier-I answer key released

Mentioning the gist of the SSC notification pertaining to the SSC MTS 2017 exam, candidates shall keep themselves updated with the revised exam pattern for the SSC MTS 20...

Sep 11 2017

There Are Now Officially Three Hurricanes Churning in the Atlantic

Jose is the 10th named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, and its third major hurricane - which are classified Category 3 or higher. Forecasters are eyeing the pa...

Sep 11 2017

India extends further defence assistance to Afghanistan

Kabul might also once again ask India to consider the "wish-list" of defence equipment it has sought from India. Swaraj said, India will continue to stand shoulder to ...

Sep 11 2017

New fires ravage Rohingya villages in northwest Myanmar

However in response to a request for comment on the ceasefire, Zaw Htay, the spokesman for the office of State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi , told CNN they would not be ac...