World Media


Families of 39 Indians missing in Iraq to undergo DNA test Families of 39 Indians missing in Iraq to undergo DNA test
- October 23, 2017

It may be recalled that in July this year, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had firmly said in a statement in parliament that she would not declare the 39 Indians dead without concrete proof or evidence. Earlier this year, Iraq's Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jafari, while visiting New Delhi had informed that his government has no substantial evidence on the missing Indians and they might have been taken away to Syria. (more...)
Gas prices continue to drop statewide Gas prices continue to drop statewide
- October 23, 2017

For the sixth week straight, gas prices are continuing to drop, averaging to about $2.31/g across the state, according to GasBuddy. The state average has declined 38 consecutive days for a total of 30 cents. Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group, said that the Energy Information Administration (EIA) noted oil supplies dropped 5.7 million barrels and production dropped nearly 1 million barrels which raised oil prices. (more...)
Maryam rebuts claims of friction within PML-N ranks Maryam rebuts claims of friction within PML-N ranks
- October 23, 2017

Maryam said there was nothing true in the news of conflict between her and Hamza Shabaz. "We are all united under Nawaz Sharif's leadership", Maryam Nawaz said. She inquired that how can a dead institution like National Accountability Bureau (NAB) become alive suddenly. Maryam Nawaz maintained that Nawaz's disqualification actually benefitted him a lot. (more...)
Supreme Court may modify order on playing national anthem in cinema halls Supreme Court may modify order on playing national anthem in cinema halls
- October 23, 2017

The remarks came after Attorney General for India KK Venugopal agreed with playing of the National Anthem in cinema halls on the ground that it fosters national unity in a vast and diverse country like India, and is supported by Article 51A of the Constitution. (more...)
United Kingdom businesses urge government to reach Brexit transition deal United Kingdom businesses urge government to reach Brexit transition deal
- October 23, 2017

Their letter also addressed the tensions within Whitehall about whether Britain would accept new European Union regulation during the period of a transition - something Boris Johnson , the Foreign Secretary, and other Brexit hardliners have sought to oppose. (more...)
Javid wants home-buying to be 'less stressful' Javid wants home-buying to be 'less stressful'
- October 23, 2017

He said: "Buying a home is one of life's largest investments, so if it goes wrong it can be costly". "Any promise of new investment is welcome, but the reality is spending on new affordable homes has been slashed since 2010 so new affordable housebuilding is at a 24-year low". (more...)
Russian Radio Station Says Intruder Stabs Presenter In Neck Russian Radio Station Says Intruder Stabs Presenter In Neck
- October 23, 2017

Ms Felderhauer is deputy editor in chief of the leading liberal media outlet. The victim, Tatyana Felgengauer, has been hospitalised but her life is not in danger, the station added. The spokesman for the Russian Prosecutor General's Office described the attack as "outrageous" and said prosecutors are committed to investigating the case closely. (more...)
Govt appoints Interlocutor for peace in J&K Govt appoints Interlocutor for peace in J&K
- October 23, 2017

While addressing the media, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi is sensitive towards all the issues relating to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2010, the Manmohan Singh government too had appointed a group of three interlocutors led by eminent journalist Dilip Padgaonkar who had given their final report in two years. (more...)
Congress Releases List of Star Campaigners in Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections
- October 23, 2017

Besides this, the list also includes the names of senior Congress leaders like Ambika Soni, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh , Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat, former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Anand Sharma, Ghulam Nabi Azad, and Sheila Dikshit. (more...)
Man Hit By His Own Car In Road Rage Incident Man Hit By His Own Car In Road Rage Incident
- October 23, 2017

When the auto behind him toots the horn, the man can be seen angrily getting out of his vehicle. 7 in Malabar , was shared to Dash Cam Owners Australia Facebook on Monday morning. The man who took the footage from the vehicle which was hit, says he beeped at the man as his auto was parked in the middle of the road on a blind corner. (more...)
Lobbyist Tony Podesta Now Part of Robert Mueller's Investigation Lobbyist Tony Podesta Now Part of Robert Mueller's Investigation
- October 23, 2017

The Podesta Group describes itself as a "top-ranked, bipartisan team of global public affairs specialists". Several sources tell NBC News that Special Counsel Robert Mueller began the federal investigation into Podesta and his firm in relation to Mueller's inquiry into the finances of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman. (more...)
Sgt. La David Johnson widow 'angry' about Trump's call Sgt. La David Johnson widow 'angry' about Trump's call
- October 23, 2017

The widow of a USA soldier who died in Niger this month under circumstances that remain unclear says she still has questions about his death, and that the call that President Donald Trump made to her afterward was hurtful because he didn't remember his name. (more...)
Pakistani Minister Ishaq Dar Appears before Accountability Court in Panama Scandal Pakistani Minister Ishaq Dar Appears before Accountability Court in Panama Scandal
- October 23, 2017

Abdul Rehman Gondal, the branch manager of a private bank's parliament branch, provided details to the court of different bank accounts held by Dar in the country. The minister is accused of possessing assets beyond his declared sources of income in the reference filed against him by NAB on the directions of the Supreme Court in the Panama Papers case judgment. (more...)
Rainy Monday starts week with cooler temperatures Rainy Monday starts week with cooler temperatures
- October 23, 2017

According to the latest run of the GFS, for Halloween Day, we are going to be in between systems and for now it looks dry and comfortable. It will be a bit on the breezy side. As this moves to the northeast, our winds will become a little more southerly, which will allow for the humidity and rain chances to increase. Low: 51. (more...)
Catalan parliament to decide response to Madrid on Thursday Catalan parliament to decide response to Madrid on Thursday
- October 23, 2017

He made a veiled independence threat, telling politicians to counter Spain's planned takeover. The group says Thursday's strike is to urge Catalan authorities to proclaim the Catalan Republic and defend the territory*s institutions. Rajoy's party has an absolute majority in the chamber, thus guaranteeing approval. Mr Rajoy's government is activating a previously untapped constitutional article to take control of Catalonia. (more...)
McConnell says Trump needs to provide clarity on health care McConnell says Trump needs to provide clarity on health care
- October 23, 2017

But the two showed a united front last week. President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell met October 16 and tried to erase reporting that they were not on the same page with the GOP legislative agenda and priorities. "And I am not going to blame myself, they are not getting the job done". Mulvaney said: "I think there's actually a pretty good chance to get a deal". (more...)
Malaysia Asks Interpol to Trace Financier Linked to 1MDB Scandal Malaysia Asks Interpol to Trace Financier Linked to 1MDB Scandal
- October 23, 2017

He was responding to a query on whether authorities would ask Interpol to help determine Low's location and seek their cooperation in arresting and repatriating him to assist in investigations in Malaysia. A Singaporean court filing alleges that some $US1 billion that was to be invested by 1MDB as part of a joint venture with PetroSaudi International Ltd, was instead diverted to a bank account that was beneficially owned Low. (more...)
Japanese Defense Minister Sounds Alarm on North Korea Japanese Defense Minister Sounds Alarm on North Korea
- October 23, 2017

Southeast Asian defence ministers on Monday expressed "grave concern" over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes and urged the reclusive country to meet its worldwide obligations and resume communications. They also vowed to work together to combat terrorism as they condemned the attack by the Maute militant group in the southern Philippine city of Marawi. (more...)
Oxford University Islamic professor denies rape allegations by French author Oxford University Islamic professor denies rape allegations by French author
- October 23, 2017

He is a professor of contemporary Islamic studies at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. She said she had been a great admirer of Professor Ramadan's when she met him at the Union of Islamic Organisations in Paris in 2012 and agreed to meet him in his hotel. (more...)
Did Russians have a hand in S/Africa's latest cabinet reshuffle? Did Russians have a hand in S/Africa's latest cabinet reshuffle?
- October 23, 2017

The Sunday Times reports that on Monday, President Zuma met with a "high-level Russian team" acting on President Putin's orders, just before he told the ANC top six about his decision to carry out another cabinet reshuffle. It's suggested that Zuma had wanted to appoint Faith Muthambi for the post but the Russians convinced Zuma to consider Mahlobo instead. "These are members of the Military, the police and intelligence", the paper quotes an inside government source as saying. (more...)
Theresa May 'begged Jean-Claude Juncker to help her fight off plots' Theresa May 'begged Jean-Claude Juncker to help her fight off plots'
- October 23, 2017

May's former chief of staff, Nick Timothy, has blamed Martin Selmayr, Juncker's chief of staff, for the leak. Jean-Claude Juncker claimed Theresa May "begged" him for help during a private Brexit dinner in which she appeared "tormented" with "rings under her eyes", according to reports in the German press. (more...)
New Zealand PM-elect announces 28-member Cabinet New Zealand PM-elect announces 28-member Cabinet
- October 23, 2017

Ardern, the 37-year-old Labour Party leader who will be the youngest female head of government in the world, said she would seek to implement a law targeting zero carbon emissions by 2050 and create a climate change commission. "The measures for us have to change", she said. "We need to make sure we are looking at people's ability to actually have a meaningful life, an enjoyable life, where their work is enough to survive and support their families", she said. (more...)
Killing British jihadists 'is only option', says Rory Stewart Killing British jihadists 'is only option', says Rory Stewart
- October 23, 2017

Mr Stewart was backing the U.S. envoy to the coalition fighting ISIS, Brett McGurk. They can expect to be killed because of the " serious danger " they pose to the UK's security, he said. His remarks come just days after the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation, Max Hill QC, said "brainwashed" young people who travelled to Syria "with a sense of naivety" should be spared prosecution and allowed to return. (more...)
U.S. said to ready nukes amid war of words with North Korea U.S. said to ready nukes amid war of words with North Korea
- October 23, 2017

Weisgerber. The US Air Force is renovating Cold War-era launch pads as it prepares to put its strategic bombers on constant 24-hour alert to engage in potential nuclear conflict for the first time since the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991. (more...)
Mother, 2 adult children charged in store robberies Mother, 2 adult children charged in store robberies
- October 23, 2017

Saturday. According to the Suffolk County Police, Rick pulled out a knife around 9.45pm when staff tried to offer him a free donut and demanded the money from the cashier. "Beautiful relationship", Borgese said. Mascia then emptied the register and fled toward his mother, who was waiting for him in a getaway auto parked outside, but police were already closing in on them by that point. (more...)
Australia tightens security checks on airport staff
- October 23, 2017

The overhaul comes months after police foiled an alleged plot to smuggle an explosive device hidden in a meat grinder onto a passenger plane leaving Sydney. It comes as the Transport Workers Union lobbied alongside pilots and terrorism experts for extra security screenings of employees, including sub-contractors and casuals. (more...)
South Korea's Moon says will continue phasing out nuclear power South Korea's Moon says will continue phasing out nuclear power
- October 23, 2017

Moon said his government will come up with follow-up measures to abide by the recommendation and bolster safety at nuclear power plants. However, the president later ordered the establishment of the independent state commission, which would seek public opinion on the project. (more...)
Australian Prime Minister Mourns Teacher Gabrielle Maina, Who Was Killed in Nairobi Australian Prime Minister Mourns Teacher Gabrielle Maina, Who Was Killed in Nairobi
- October 23, 2017

The lawyer said Ms Maina had been trying to secure custody of the couple's two sons as the relationship was breaking down. "The shooting happened when she was kneeling and someone was standing", he added. According to Ms Maina's staff biography, she relocated to Kenya in September 2015 with the hope her children could grow up with their extended family. (more...)
Borges: oposición no se humillará ante Constituyente Borges: oposición no se humillará ante Constituyente
- October 23, 2017

La decisión será tomada por los cinco gobernadores de la alianza opositora Mesa de la Unidad Democrática (MUD) -cuatro de ellos pertenecientes al partido Acción Democrática (AD)- tras escuchar ayer la opinión de diversos representantes de la sociedad civil de sus respectivos estados. (more...)
Élysée puddle: Macron's dog Nemo filmed urinating in president's office
- October 23, 2017

Nemo , the two-year-old presidential pet , was likely getting impatient as his master's meeting went on and on and couldn't wait to get out into the garden. Regularly photographed with their smiling owners for magazine spreads, French presidential dogs aren't always at ease with the lifestyle at the Élysée Palace . (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 911 912 913 914 915 916 917 918 919 920 921 922 923 924 925 926 927 928 929 930 931 932 933 934 935 936 937 938 939 940 941 942 943 944 945 946 947 948 949 950 951 952 953 954 955 956 957 958 959 960 961 962 963 964 965 966 967 968 969 970 971 972 973 974 975 976 977 978 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 997 998 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016 1017 1018 1019 1020 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 1033 1034 1035 1036 1037 1038 1039 1040 1041 1042 1043 1044 1045 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 1061 1062 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104 1105 1106 1107 1108 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 1127 1128 1129 1130 1131 1132 1133 1134 1135 1136 1137 1138 1139 1140 1141 1142 1143 1144 1145 1146 1147 1148 1149 1150 1151 1152 1153 1154 1155 1156 1157 1158 1159 1160 1161 1162 1163 1164 1165 1166 1167 1168 1169 1170 1171 1172 1173 1174 1175 1176 1177 1178 next »