Stories about Worldwide

Oct 15 2017

Brexit Series: Brexit deadlock unlikely to break at upcoming leaders' summit

But the draft paper offered signs of hope that Mr Barnier and European Union states could at least begin exploring trade and transition arrangements, with the aim of movi...

Oct 15 2017

Gujarat poll panel wants voting time extended

As soon as a voter casts his vote, a screen attached to the VVPAT machine will flash the symbol of the party and the candidate's name for seven seconds so that the vote...

Oct 15 2017

Kyrie Irving Dumps On The Cavaliers And The City Of Cleveland

Lue was asked if he felt like Irving's comments were fanning the flames between the Cavs and Celtics leading up to their highly anticipated matchup on opening night ne...

Oct 15 2017

MNS members defect to Shiv Sena in BMC; Uddhav calls it 'gharwapsi'

The BJP, stunned with the sudden development, responded by hurling allegations of "horse-trading" and lodging complaints with the Maharashtra State Election Commission, M...

Oct 15 2017

China Sept unwrought copper imports hit highest since March

Industrial resources were once again the major driver for China's imports, which have been increasing at a double-digit speed since January. Authorities are in the mids...

Oct 15 2017

Actor James Van Der Beek says he was sexually assaulted

In a series of tweets, the 40-year-old Dawson's Creek star denounced Weinstein's behaviour as "criminal" and "unacceptable", and said that as a young actor he "had [h...

Oct 15 2017

Sri Lanka players 'refuse' to visit Pakistan for final T20I

They have requested to the cricket board in a letter to consider a change in venue of the third T20 match . Several members of Sri Lanka cricket team, which is playi...

Oct 15 2017

Oxford to set up world's first zero emissions zone

Over 40,000 deaths a year in the United Kingdom are caused by air pollution according to a 2016 report by the Royal College of Physicians and Royal College of Paediatrics...

Oct 15 2017

Retired Security Officer Claims $24.1 Million New York Lotto Jackpot

For 68-year old Jimmie Smith , it was an old shirt hanging in his closet. Smith came forward as the victor on May 23, though lottery officials did not announce he had ...

Oct 15 2017

PM Modi to address centenary celebrations of Patna University today

PM Modi said that the government has chose to give top 10 private and top 10 public universities Rs 10,000 crore in the next five years. Earlier in the day, Prime M...

Oct 15 2017

Pak Firing Continues For Second Day In Jammu And Kashmir's Poonch

It has been learnt that Pakistan army had started unprovoked firing, the report says. "Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms and ...

Oct 15 2017

Dimon's back at it: Bitcoin buyers are "stupid"

If you're stupid enough to buy it, you'll pay the price for it one day . Jamie also reiterated his previous remarks on Bitcoin's lack of government backing, stating tha...

Oct 15 2017

Joint Iraqi Forces Advance towards Northern Kirkuk

The clock was ticking down to a 2am (2300 GMT Saturday) deadline today that the Kurds say Baghdad has set for their forces to surrender positions they took during the fig...

Oct 15 2017

Sharif family moves SC seeking order to club NAB references

The decision came shortly after deposed Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar appeared in court for hearing of the graft cases. The lawyer...

Oct 15 2017

Cow vigilantes thrash five men in Haryana; police book victim

An auto rickshaw driver and its passengers were the victims. "If any persons is caught carrying beef, then it is a case for the police", Raman Malik, a member of the ruli...

Oct 15 2017

Kenya: Six Killed as South Sudanese Gunmen Attack School

The regional coordinator said the suspects gained access to the school after shooting the school security guard killing him on the spot before proceeding to the dormitory...

Oct 15 2017

Gunfight in India's Darjeeling kills police officer

It also claimed that the GJM supremo had links with the Maoists and insurgent groups in the north-east and that he had procured sophisticated arms from them. One GJM supp...

Oct 15 2017

Gauri Lankesh killing: SIT releases sketches of 2 suspects

This confirms earlier reports that the killers indeed had made a survey of Gauri Lankesh's house and studied her routine before attacking her on September 5 at her house....

Oct 15 2017

States File Lawsuit Over Insurance Cost-Sharing Subsidies

President Trump dealt another major blow to the Affordable Care Act this week - axing subsidies to insurers that help with out-of-pocket expenses for low-income folks. ...

Oct 15 2017

A bomb has made more than 20 dead in Mogadishu

A Somali soldier helps a civilian wounded in a blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. The blast on Saturday, in the central city's K5 Juncti...