The New Indian Express - World - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:30:55 +0530 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:55:03 +0530 World Russian Experts to Participate in MH17 Crash Probe Russian experts will participate in retrieving and deciphering data from flight recorders of the crashed Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, Moscow-based air disaster investigation body Interstate Aviation Committee (MAK) said Wednesday. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:55:00 +0530 Nigeria's Abducted Girls Not Forgotten: UN Chief UN Secretary General Ban Ki- moon Wednesday voiced his full support for the worldwide vigils to mark 100 days since the abduction of schoolgirls in Nigeria by Boko Haram terrorists, noting the girls are not forgotten. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:39:27 +0530 Obama Calls Kerry, Discusses Gaza Ceasefire Efforts Obama asked about the developments to achieve an immediate cessation of hostilities which has led to the deaths of many Palestinians and Israelites. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:22:28 +0530 Relatives Fly to Taiwan Plane Crash Site, 48 Dead The ATR-72 operated by Taiwan's TransAsia Airways was carrying 58 passengers and crew when it crashed into a residential neighborhood on Penghu in the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and China. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:48:18 +0530 India Votes in Support of UN Resolution on Gaza The voting came as bloodbath in the Gaza Strip continued unabated with Israel and Hamas refusing to back down in the 16-day conflict that has killed over 680 Palestinians and 31 Israelis Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:55:24 +0530 A Kiss, a Prayer: The Last Hours of MH17's Victims Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:16:00 +0530 25 Killed in Bomb Explosion in Nigeria Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:20:37 +0530 Malaysia Jet Victims' Bodies Arrive in Netherlands The Netherlands bore the heaviest toll in the crash that killed all 298 passengers and crew. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:58:55 +0530 Plane Crashes in Taiwan, 47 Trapped, Feared Dead A plane making a second landing attempt in stormy weather crashed at an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 51 people and injuring seven Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:17:59 +0530 Millionaire Beggar Nabbed in Saudi Arabia Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:11:37 +0530 Bodies of Malaysia Jet Victims Leave Ukraine Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:13:58 +0530 Four More Palestinians Killed, Toll in Gaza 639 At least four more people were killed Wednesday in Gaza, where 635 Palestinians and 29 Israelis have already been killed during Israel's two-week air, naval and ground offensive. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:39:00 +0530 MH17 Black Boxes to be Sent to UK for Analysis: Malaysia Malaysia on Wednesday said the black boxes from Flight MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine last week, will be sent to British aviation investigators for forensic analysis. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:26:44 +0530 Israel Airport Safe, Says Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz Israel's Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz said that the country's airport is safe for landings and take-offs, despite the fact that a rocket fired from Gaza had landed near the airport. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:32:00 +0530 Ukraine Crisis: European Union to Impose New Sanctions The European Union (EU) has decided to impose new sanctions on people and entities over the on-going crisis in Ukraine. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:19:29 +0530 13 Militants Killed in Airstrikes in Pakistan's North Waziristan At least 13 militants were killed Wednesday during air strikes carried out in Pakistan's North Waziristan region. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:08:14 +0530 Kerry Tells Netanyahu Flight Ban Only for Safety of Americans US Secretary of State John Kerry has told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that a temporary ban on US flights to Israel was mainly to ensure safety and security of American citizens. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:59:15 +0530 Kerry, Abbas Discuss Gaza Ceasefire US Secretary of State John Kerry Wednesday along with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas discussed the possibilities of reaching a ceasefire to end the on-going violence in the Gaza Strip. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:27:14 +0530 83 US Lawmakers Seek Joint Address to Congress by Modi As many as 83 US lawmakers have signed a letter asking House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner to invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a joint session of the Congress Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:25:20 +0530 Investigators to Probe MH17 Black Boxes Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:10:47 +0530 UN Agencies Call for Actions Against Polio in Syria Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:31:46 +0530 22 Killed in Baghdad Bomb Attack Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:27:31 +0530 Nigeria Poverty Level Drops: Report Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:25:04 +0530 US: No Link to Russian Government in Malaysian Plane Downing The MH 17 plane was likely shot down by an SA-11 surface-to-air missile fired by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, the intelligence officials said, citing intercepts, satellite photos and social media postings by separatists, some of which have been authenticated by U.S. experts. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:24:26 +0530 US Approves Probes Against Chinese Tires Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:21:23 +0530 Fighting in Gaza Will End 'in Very Near Future': UN Chief UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday that he believed his talks with world leaders will lead to an end to the ongoing fighting between Israel and Hamas "in the very near future". Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:04:50 +0530 Sri Lankan Supreme Court Gives Nod to Animal Sacrifice In a landmark ruling, a Sri Lankan Supreme Court bench has allowed animal sacrifice in Hindu temples while laying down conditions under which the ritual could be performed.  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:25:25 +0530 Teachers Face Action over Extremism in UK schools Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:50:36 +0530 British Experts to Analyze MH17 Black Boxes Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:26:52 +0530 Report Finds Islamic Plot to Control UK Schools The report found "coordinated, deliberate and sustained action" by a number of people to introduce an "intolerant and aggressive Islamic ethos" into some of the schools. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:43:26 +0530 MH17 Bodies Expected on Wednesday, IDs Could Take Months: Dutch PM Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:07:48 +0530 IS Slammed for Persecuting Minorities in Iraq The Security Council condemned the persecution of minorities in Iraq by the extremist group IS and warned that such acts may constitute a crime against humanity Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:37:15 +0530 Prince George Celebrates First Birthday Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:18:11 +0530 Death Toll on Typhoon Rammasun Rises to 46 Another typhoon Matmo will make a landfall in the eastern Chinese mainland tomorrow after sweeping across Taiwan, the National Meteorological Center forecast said. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:09:58 +0530 Israeli soldier confirmed missing, toll in Gaza 584 The Israeli Defence Forces confirmed Tuesday that a soldier had gone missing in action during its two-week air, naval and ground offensive in Gaza Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:41:28 +0530 UNSC Demands "Unrestricted" Access,International Probe Into MH17 Crash The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution calling for an international investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight (MH17) in eastern Ukraine and demanded that armed groups allow investigators "full and unrestricted" access to the crash site. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:07:20 +0530 Taliban Capture Land in Afghanistan Taliban militants, after three days of fighting with security personnel, occupied land in Afghanistan's Faryab province, police said Tuesday. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:24:49 +0530 Israeli Aircraft Hit More than 70 Targets in Gaza The Israeli airstrikes set off huge explosions that turned the night sky over Gaza City orange early Tuesday Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:09:08 +0530 Lord Paul Hits Out at Foreign Countries for Unsolicited Advice Lord Swraj Paul has hit out at "politicians, pundits and the press" of powerful foreign countries for "thrusting" unsolicited advice on India which was quite capable of managing its own affairs. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:04:51 +0530 10,000 'Methamphetamine' Tablets Seized in Mizoram Ten thousand tablets of pshychostimulant drug 'Methamphetamine' were seized from three persons at Vaivakawn locality here, Mizoram Excise and Narcotics Department Commissioner L Hmunsanga said today. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:14:46 +0530 Mexican Posts Murder Confession on Facebook, Held Roberto Alejandro Santos, 32, was arrested Sunday and is being held in connection with the killing of 61-year-old Lucila Reyes, Nuevo Leon deputy prosecutor's office spokesman David Perales told EFE news agency Monday. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:10:53 +0530 Former Dominican Cricketer Dies in Road Accident Walsh was driving a vehicle in a southerly direction Saturday when it collided with another vehicle travelling in the opposite direction on the Macoucherie public road, the police said, reports CMC. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:27:39 +0530 Taliban Attack Kills 4 Foreigners in Kabul Compound: Police At least four people were killed and six injured Tuesday in a suicide bombing on an anti-narcotics police building in Kabul, officials said. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:14:43 +0530 South Korean Sunken Ferry's Owner's Body Found A body which was found 40 days ago in South Korea's southern city of Suncheon has been confirmed as that of the sunken ferry's owner, an official said Tuesday. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:03:15 +0530 Ukraine Rebels Handover MH17 Black Boxes to Malaysia The prime minister of the self-proclaimed people's republic of Donetsk, Alexandr Borodai, presented the two devices to the head of the Malaysian delegation during an official ceremony held at the seat of the separatist government Monday. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:39:28 +0530 Three Killed in Bomb Attack Near Kabul Airport Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:24:22 +0530 18 Killed in Philippines Clash At least 18 people were killed and 13 injured Tuesday during a clash between military troops and rebels in Philippines, an official said. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:38:06 +0530