World

'It's heartbreaking': Maltese mourn collapse of Azure Window arch

'It's heartbreaking': Maltese mourn collapse of Azure Window arch The arch was part of the island of Gozo , one of 21 islands that make up the archipelago that constitutes Malta, south of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea. Partit Demokratiku has said that it is saddened that the day has come, and the Azure Window has collapsed. He told the Times of Malta: "There was a big raging sea beneath the Azure Window. [Full Article...]

United States nursery worker pushes 4-year-old down the stairs, arrested

United States nursery worker pushes 4-year-old down the stairs, arrested Her facial expression changes to that of shock as she attempts to help the girl the rest of the way down the stairs. "I think it's every parent's worst nightmare that sends their kid to day care", said Michael Chitwood, Upper Darby police superintendent. [Full Article...]

International Women's Day: protests, activism and a strike

International Women's Day: protests, activism and a strike Minister responsible for Gender Relations Honourable Dr. Gale Rigobert has echoed the call for wearing purple. Women play an indispensable role in the daily functions of society. Vuniwaqa says women account for 49% of our total population and are the most vulnerable to poverty, domestic violence, abuse, and access to services. [Full Article...]

SC refuses to grant relief to Prajapati

SC refuses to grant relief to Prajapati Hours after the Supreme Court rejected to put stay on the arrest of absconding rape accused Uttar Pradesh Minister Gayatri Prajapati, his close aide and co-accused in the rape case, Chandrapal has surrendered before the Lucknow police on March 6. [Full Article...]

Endangered rhino found shot to death, mutilated at French zoo

Endangered rhino found shot to death, mutilated at French zoo It added that "his second horn was only partially cut, which suggests that the criminals were disturbed or that their equipment proved defective". The zoo says a couple pounds of the horn could be worth up to $50,000. It's believed the poachers broke into the zoo by breaking past an outer gate near the site's "African Plain" area, before breaking two more doors at the rhinoceros enclosure, staff s... [Full Article...]

USA considering splitting immigrant children from parents

USA considering splitting immigrant children from parents But a federal judge in California ruled that keeping children in these centres was unlawful, even with their parents, so the families were released into the US. Stemming the surge of migrants is among President Trump's top immigration goals, and his administration is searching for any answers to a problem that bedeviled President Obama. [Full Article...]

No deaths after avalanche sweeps down France ski slopes

No deaths after avalanche sweeps down France ski slopes The incident took place about 10 a.m. local time (4 a.m. EST). An AFP journalist at the scene said rescue workers and sniffer dogs were deployed. "According to witnesses, there are many people under the avalanche ", a regional spokesman for the French Gendarmerie told the Dauphiné Liberé newspaper. [Full Article...]

British woman kidnapped, sexually assaulted for weeks in Australian Outback

British woman kidnapped, sexually assaulted for weeks in Australian Outback The 22-year-old Cairns man has been remanded in custody on several charges including four counts of rape and strangulation, deprivation of liberty and eight counts of assault occasioning bodily harm. The route the police say the pair drove, from Cairns in the far north to Mitchell , inland from Brisbane. He is due to face court again next week. [Full Article...]

Drama in courtroom as Jethmalani grills Arun Jaitley

Drama in courtroom as Jethmalani grills Arun Jaitley Mr. Jaitley said the election result is not merely a test of a candidate's reputation , considering that the Defendant No. l (Mr. Kejriwal) had lost the same Lok Sabha election in 2014 by 3.5 lakh votes. Jethmalani, on his part, asked the minister if he knew that the CBI search was in the expectation that some DDCA documents may be found. The Supreme Court had on November 22 dismissed Kejriwal'... [Full Article...]

Watch John Oliver Interview Dalai Lama Over Reincarnation Controversy

Watch John Oliver Interview Dalai Lama Over Reincarnation Controversy In 2014, former Tibet governor Padma Choling said the Dalai Lama was " profaning religion and Tibetan Buddhism " by saying there won't be a reincarnation when he dies, according to Shanghaiist . No, no, don't make me a demon! India and China seem headed for another spat over the proposed April 4-13 visit of the Dalai Lama to Arunachal Pradesh, with Beijing warning that the Tibetan leader's trip... [Full Article...]

Park Solicited Bribes from Samsung, Probe Finds

Park Solicited Bribes from Samsung, Probe Finds Park, Choi and Lee have all denied wrongdoing. Park, 65, has had her powers suspended since her impeachment by parliament in December. The investigation looked into an influence-peddling scandal involving Park, who was impeached after accusations she had colluded with Choi to pressure big businesses to donate to two foundations set up to back the president's policy initiatives. [Full Article...]

Democrats Press Justice Nominee to Commit to Special Prosecutor in Russia Probe

Democrats mostly peppered Rosenstein with questions about the ongoing investigation into allegations of Russian interference in last year's election. He articulated his defense in a letter released by the Department of Justice. "There is no mandatory public report or other finding at the end of the investigation if no charges are filed", Grassley said Tuesday in his opening remarks. [Full Article...]

Lucknow standoff: At least 2 suspects holed up inside Thakurganj house

Lucknow standoff: At least 2 suspects holed up inside Thakurganj house Sources said the UP police were tipped-off from one of the southern states about the presence of two suspected terrorists in the state. The suspect who was found in Kanpur has been arrested. A team was sent to Kanpur, while another arrived in Lucknow , where the operations are now on. Instead he was resorting to firing. The suspect, said to have fired shots at security forces, has holed himself u... [Full Article...]

Israeli adopts law barring boycott supporters from entering country

Israeli adopts law barring boycott supporters from entering country The BDS movement advocates boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel in what its supporters say is a nonviolent way to promote the Palestinian struggle for independence. "I am not in favour of the academic or cultural boycott of Israel, and I am not in favour of a blanket boycott of Israeli goods". Peace Now, an Israel-based settlement watch group, denounced the law as "undemocratic". [Full Article...]

DU's Prof G Saibaba convicted of Maoist links, sentenced for life

DU's Prof G Saibaba convicted of Maoist links, sentenced for life The 5 others convicted include former journalist Prashant Rahi and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Hem Mishra. Additional Sessions Judge S S Shinde convicted the accused under various sections of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). [Full Article...]

ZTE to pay $1.19 billion over sales to Iran and North Korea

ZTE to pay $1.19 billion over sales to Iran and North Korea The equipment included routers, microprocessors and servers controlled under export regulations for "security, encryption. and/or anti-terrorism reasons". Mr O'Brien and the multinational's chief executive, Xianming Zhao, signed the agreement last month. The settlement ends a five-year federal investigation into ZTE. [Full Article...]

Turkish PM, Merkel hold 'productive, good' conversation

Turkish PM, Merkel hold 'productive, good' conversation What impact will the Trump administration have on feds? Peter Altmaier, her chief of staff, said Monday that Germany didn't need lessons in democracy and called Erdogan's comments unacceptable . The growing rift has potential security implications. But Germany is wary of rising tensions, seeking continued Turkish commitment to procedures preventing large movements of refugees from Turkey to E... [Full Article...]

Film Historian, Turner Classic Movies Host Robert Osborne Dead at 84

Film Historian, Turner Classic Movies Host Robert Osborne Dead at 84 Making a living off writing and talking about movies - not to mention being satirized on "Saturday Night Live" by Darrell Hammond and Jason Sudeikis and having a bobblehead made in his image - was a dream come true for Osborne. He followed her advice and wrote his first book, " Academy Awards Illustrated ", which was published in 1965. In 1977, he joined the staff at the Hollywood Reporter whe... [Full Article...]

Afghan family detained in U.S. despite visas set for release

Afghan family detained in U.S. despite visas set for release The father, mother and three small children were granted Special Immigrant Visas because family members risked their lives to defend the USA government overseas, said the filing from lawyers with the International Refugee Assistance Project, a legal aid group for refugees and displaced persons. [Full Article...]

IEA warns of potential shortage of global oil supplies in 3 years

India's oil demand growth could also overtake China's in the same timeframe, the report said. The IEA report said that demand and supply trends point to a tight global oil market and in 2022, spare production capacity may fall to 14-year low. [Full Article...]


« 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  Next »