Stories about Worldwide

Nov 12 2017

For Rahul, GST still a poll weapon

Earlier in the day, the GST Council chose to reduce tax rate on a wide range of mass use items - from chewing gums to detergents - to 18 per cent from current 28 per cent...

Nov 12 2017

Israel downs Syrian spy drone over Golan

As per the conditions of the military coordination between Israel and Russia, the IDF apparently contacted Russian headquarters before launching its Patriot defense syste...

Nov 12 2017

Chicago receives 2020 NBA All-Star Game; Cleveland had been in running

Silver was joined by Bulls vice president John Paxson, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Bulls president Michael Reinsdorf as they officially made the announcement i...

Nov 12 2017

Japan's Shinzo Abe took a tumble during golf outing

In his own remarks, Abe affirmed Trump's stance, saying Japan supports the president's previous comments that "all options are on the table" and similarly favours an ap...

Nov 12 2017

George Takei Calls BS on '81 Sexual Assault Claim

Takei has particularly utilized social media to address issues, and Saturday, he posted a message for his followers denying a sexual assault allegation made by Scott R...

Nov 12 2017

'Mad Men' writer Kater Gordon accuses Matthew Weiner of sexual harassment

A spokesperson for the showrunner has responded to the accusation by saying he does "not remember" making the comment and that it "does not reflect" the way he deals with...

Nov 12 2017

Cramer: AT&T is 'a pitiful, helpless giant' without the Time Warner deal

The Department of Justice is reviewing AT&T's proposed acquisition of Time Warner and could file an antitrust lawsuit to block the deal or force AT&T to make concessi...

Nov 12 2017

Civilians injured in Saudi-led strikes on Yemen capital

Minutes later, another strike hit my neighbour's house. Witnesses said the number of casualties may rise as wounded are pulled from the rubble. The rebels have threat...

Nov 12 2017

PoK belongs to Pak, it can't be retrieved through war: Farooq Abdullah

Abdullah, who is also Srinagar MP, said Jammu and Kashmir is landlocked and "independent Kashmir" is not an option. "If you so that PaK is our part, then you should a...

Nov 12 2017

Odd-even scheme to be back? NGT to decide today

Women's security can not be compromised, will consider if exemptions granted, says govt. The Delhi government on Saturday put on hold the odd-even traffic rationing s...

Nov 12 2017

Veterans Day a day to honor those who served

Box 605, California, PA 15419. All are there to honor the service of our nation's veterans on this important day. World War I was often referred to as the "war to end...

Nov 12 2017

Various outfits hold protest to seek ban on "Padmavati"

It was also contended that the film be not allowed to be released till such time any historical inaccuracies in the movie are corrected by the producer and the director. ...

Nov 12 2017

Iraqi Forces Recapture Town, Several Villages From IS

A senior Iraqi army commander told AFP that his forces shot dead four IS members who had tried to cross into Iraq, where the group holds the small town of Rawa, near the ...

Nov 12 2017

Three US carriers lead naval drill aimed at N. Korea

The drills are scheduled to take place from November 11-14 in the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan in an ongoing naming dispute between South Korea and Japan. The...

Nov 11 2017

Warrant charges man accused of kidnapping woman with murder

Billie was reported missing September 18 when she failed to show up for work at a restaurant on the Navy base in Norfolk, Virginia. She'd been missing for 11 days. She wa...

Nov 11 2017

Students stage campus walkout, show support for clean DACA bill

President Obama signed his version of DACA into law via executive order only after efforts to pass a congressional version of the bill died; as it stood, DACA prevente...

Nov 11 2017

Duterte threatens to bar 2 USA lawmakers from entering PH

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is facing global criticism for his bloody war on drugs, said his country was willing to host a "world summit" to tackle how na...

Nov 11 2017

Croatia rout Greece 4-1 to close in on World Cup

Croatia have one foot in the World Cup after a dominating 4-1 win over Greece in the first leg of their European World Cup qualifying play-off, but Zlatko Dalic and hi...

Nov 11 2017

Eleven countries move forward on TPP without US

On the sidelines of the APEC meeting in Da Nang, Vietnam, the eleven countries trying to negotiate the TPP have agreed on the "core elements" of the trade deal, but some ...

Nov 11 2017

Mueller investigating alleged Flynn-linked plan to hand cleric to Turkey

Erdogan has long sought Gulen's extradition for inciting a coup attempt in 2016, something Gulen has long denied. Flynn allegedly discussed the plot at a meeting in NY ...