The New Indian Express - World - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:05:09 +0530 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:59:38 +0530 World Britain Unveils Controversial Anti-terror Bill Britain Wednesday unveiled draft legislation to ban extremist preachers from universities, increase surveillance on suspected radicals and stem the flow of jihadists joining the Islamic State group. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:57:09 +0530 Hindu Devotees Defy Outcry Over Mass Animal Slaughter in Nepal Sword-wielding Hindu devotees will transform a remote corner of Nepal into the world's largest abattoir this weekend when they slaughter hundreds of thousands of animals in defiance of a growing chorus of protests. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:12:51 +0530 116 Pro-democracy Protesters Arrested in Hong Kong At least 116 pro-democracy protesters, including several of the movement's leaders, were arrested Wednesday after police cleared one of the three main downtown demonstration sites in Hong Kong. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:06:36 +0530 Republicans' Next Clash with Obama: Iran Nuclear Talks The extension of international nuclear negotiations with Iran is likely to prompt a far-reaching showdown between the White House and US Republicans who seek to tighten economic screws against Tehran. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:57:03 +0530 Powerful Earthquake Sparks Panic in Indonesia A powerful undersea earthquake rocked eastern Indonesia today, causing fresh panic in an area that has been hit by a series of strong tremors in recent days. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:52:07 +0530 Russia to Boost Relations with Assad: Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem said his Wednesday meeting with Putin in the city of Sochi was productive. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:48:02 +0530 Pakistan Blocks Three SAARC Connectivity Pacts; Modi, Sharif Avoid Meeting The 18th SAARC summit appeared to become a non-starter with agreement on the three projects - an electricity grid and trade in electricity, and road and rail connectivity stalled by Pakistan on the premise that it still had to conclude its internal processes on it. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:50:47 +0530 Modi Meets Rajapaksa, Thanks Him for Indian Fishermen Release Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:26:11 +0530 26 Killed, 50 Injured in China's Coal Mine Fire Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:20:35 +0530 Sierra Leone Ebola Burial Teams Dump Bodies in Street Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:36:12 +0530 Sierra Leone Ebola Burial Teams Dump Bodies in Street Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:35:42 +0530 Man Arrested, Deputies Say He Aimed Banana at Them Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:57:32 +0530 Sex Traffickers 'Using Facebook' to Lure Victims Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:46:57 +0530 Obama Heckled in Chicago on Immigration Reform Barack Obama was heckled several times while delivering a speech on immigration reform and his recent executive actions related to it in his home town of Chicago. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:28:26 +0530 Pakistan Stalls Inking of SAARC Connectivity Agreements Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:22:13 +0530 New Method Can Turn Sawdust Into Petrol Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:19:30 +0530 Astronauts' Poo Can Now Be Converted Into Fuel in Space Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:11:29 +0530 Facebook Used to Lure Young Women Into Sex Work Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:39:51 +0530 Hong Kong Police Arrest 116 at Protest Site Hong Kong authorities cleared street barricades from a pro-democracy protest camp in the volatile Mong Kok district for a second day on Wednesday. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:42:18 +0530 Five Rules to Follow If You Must Smooch in Public PDAs are for children and foreigners - the emotionally incontinent, and/or people with something to prove. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:50:58 +0530 I Know I Did My Job Right, Says Ferguson Cop Who Shot Teen Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:12:22 +0530 No India-Pakistan Talks During SAARC Summit External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said India is for a meaningful dialogue and that meaningful dialogue bilaterally would mean something very specific. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:36:44 +0530 Lankan Tamil MP Defects to Opposition Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:00:45 +0530 Pakistan Stresses on Regional Cooperation Strategy at SAARC Sartaj Aziz, adviser to the Pakistan prime minister on national security and foreign affairs, Tuesday stressed that a regional cooperation strategy must be formulated at the two-day SAARC Summit. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:49:54 +0530 Saarc Leaders to Meet Amid Hopes of South Asian Integration Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:12:27 +0530 Ferguson Businesses Torched in Overnight Protests Smoke billowed from burned-out buildings and sidewalks were strewn with broken glass in Ferguson, Missouri, following a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the killing of unarmed black 18-year-old in one America's most racially charged cases in recent years. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:26:57 +0530 5.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits China A 5.8-magnitude earthquake today jolted China's southwest Sichuan Province, three days after the mountainous region was devastated by a 6.3 magnitude quake. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:54:22 +0530 Pakistan Blocks Connectivity Agreements at SAARC The proposed agreements for better regional connectivity, including a motor vehicle pact, to be signed during the SAARC Summit are unlikely to be inked with Pakistan opposing them, saying it was yet to complete its "internal processes". Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:51:26 +0530 SAARC Countries Hold Meeting to Discuss Trade Issues in Nepal xternal Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj pitched for focussing on 3 Cs -- Culture, Commerce and Connectivity and particularly emphasised on the need for innovative ways to connect the countries through road and rail, sea and air or through integrated multi-modal transport. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:41:08 +0530 China to Continue Working with Saarc for Mutual Benefit: Official China attaches great importance to Saarc and will continue its practical cooperation with the regional bloc “in the spirit of mutual benefit and win-win cooperation”, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson said Tuesday. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:33:08 +0530 Saarc May Help Reduce Tensions with India: Pakistan Minister Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif has expressed hope that the good relations with India would soon been normalised and the 18th Saarc summit may facilitate reducing existing tensions between Islamabad and New Delhi. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:31:37 +0530 Hollande Says Postponing Warship Delivery to Russia France has come under intense pressure from its allies, particularly the United States, and in September postponed the delivery. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:39:38 +0530 Twin Bombing Kills 45 in Nigeria, Boko Haram Seizes Another Town Two blasts Tuesday rocked a busy market in Maiduguri, capital of Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno and epicentre of Boko Haram's violence in the West African country, killing more than a dozen people. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:29:23 +0530 Pope Francis Berates Europe Over Treatment of Immigrants Pope Francis Tuesday said the European Union (EU) has aged and grown tired and criticised Europe over its treatment of immigrants. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:25:36 +0530 Ready For Talks But Ball in India's Court: Sharif Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the question about bilateral talks should be put to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:06:20 +0530 India Votes against UNGA Resolution on Death Penalty Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:35:05 +0530 Woman Made to Parade Naked for Not Working Well in Pakistan Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:27:16 +0530 Nigeria: 2 Female Bombers Kill 30 in Maiduguri Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:20:45 +0530 Tiger Set Free by Putin Attacks Goat Farm in China Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:03:55 +0530 PM Modi Calls for Speedy Drafting of Nepal's Constitution Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:43:12 +0530 India Committed to Support Diplomatic Efforts Against IS: US Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:14:33 +0530 Woman Finds Pet Dog Lost In Philippines Typhoon A Year Ago Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:51:55 +0530 Terminally Ill Wife Shot Dead in Hospital by Husband, 84 Octogenarian Couple 'In Suicide Pact' Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:49:05 +0530 Pakistan Girl Killed for Listening to Loud Music Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:48:51 +0530 4 Indian-American Students Chosen for Rhodes Scholarship Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:43:35 +0530 Timeline of Events After Death of Ferguson Teen Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:41:37 +0530 Rudy Giuliani: 'White Police Officers Wouldn't be There If You Weren't Killing Each Other' Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:58:30 +0530 Hong Kong Protest Area Cleared, Some Arrested Authorities on Tuesday began clearing away barricades from part of the pro-democracy protest site, scene of previous violent confrontations with police and angry mobs. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:41:42 +0530 Obama Asks for Calm After Ferguson Verdict Triggers Protests Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:07:27 +0530 Thousands Rally Across US After Ferguson Cop Cleared in Shooting Case A grand jury decided not to indict a Ferguson police officer in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:56:36 +0530 Violence Erupts in Ferguson After Officer Cleared in Shooting Case Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:36:23 +0530 Timeline of Events After Death of Ferguson Teen Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:57:08 +0530 Ferguson Cop Who Shot Teen Will Not be Indicted Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:54:26 +0530 A Look at What's Ahead in the Ferguson Case Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:48:32 +0530 European Union Likely to Extend Freeze on Some Sanctions Against Iran EU likely to extend a freeze on certain sanctions against Iran after negotiations over the country's nuclear programme were prolonged by seven months. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:27:42 +0530 Rajapaksa Wins House Approval for Budget Despite Defection Buzz Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:59:51 +0530 UN Chief Slams Deadly Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Monday strongly condemned the deadly suicide bombing at a volleyball match in Afghanistan, in which at least 50 civilians were killed. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:53:27 +0530 Iran Nuclear Talks Extended to July 1, 2015 Iran and the world powers agreed Monday to extend the deadline of nuclear talks to July 1 next year in an attempt to secure a comprehensive deal over Tehran's controversial nuclear programme Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:33:36 +0530 Hagel Resigns as US Defence Secretary Hagel, Obama's third defence secretary, submitted his resignation after several weeks of discussions, officials said. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:27:15 +0530 Train with MH17 Wreckage Arrives in Ukraine's Kharkiv A train carrying the wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine in July arrived Monday in the city of Kharkiv, which is controlled by Ukrainian government forces. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:14:15 +0530 32 Dead as Floods Sweep Morocco At least 32 people were killed and six were missing as of Monday due to the heavy rains and flooding experienced in various regions of Morocco over the last two days, the interior ministry said. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:11:32 +0530