The New Indian Express - World - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Wed, 14 Oct 2015 04:35:34 +0530 Wed, 14 Oct 2015 03:30:02 +0530 World Brazil President Teeters on Edge of Impeachment Proceedings Wed, 14 Oct 2015 03:29:55 +0530 Women Tell UN to Give Them a Seat at Peace Table Wed, 14 Oct 2015 03:25:51 +0530 Russia Says 'Serious Doubts' About Goal of Dutch MH17 Probe Wed, 14 Oct 2015 03:10:26 +0530 Guatemala Ends Search for Victims of Slide That Killed 280 Wed, 14 Oct 2015 03:03:24 +0530 'Iconic Burkina Leader Sankara was Riddled With Bullets' Wed, 14 Oct 2015 03:01:26 +0530 Israeli Leader Vows 'Aggressive Steps' to Halt Fighting The government has been unable to stop the violence, carried out mostly by young Palestinians unaffiliated with known militant groups and apparently acting on their own. Wed, 14 Oct 2015 02:57:37 +0530 EU Calls for Cooperation in MH17 Downing Probe Wed, 14 Oct 2015 00:23:11 +0530 Top Pakistani Leaders Knew About Osama's Presence: Ex-minister Former Pakistan defence minister Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar has revealed that the leaders knew about the presence of Osama in Pakistan. Wed, 14 Oct 2015 00:09:27 +0530 MH17 Shot Down by Missile From War-torn Ukraine Tue, 13 Oct 2015 23:56:34 +0530 Saudi Airstrikes Pound Rebel Supply Lines in Yemen's South Tue, 13 Oct 2015 21:21:51 +0530 China Operationalises its Biggest Dam on Brahmaputra in Tibet Operationalising the dam, China said it will take into consideration India's concerns and will remain in contact with New Delhi on this. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 21:01:31 +0530 MH17 Shot Down by Missile From War-torn Ukraine Flight MH17 crashed as a result of the detonation of a warhead outside the airplane against the left-hand side of the cockpit. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 20:13:30 +0530 Lanka Loses Two Outstanding Tamil Leaders Gandhian social worker S.A.David and former plantation industries minister K.Velayutham passed away in the last two days in Sri Lanka. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 20:01:56 +0530 Pranab Moots 3-pillar Framework to Propel Ties With Palestine The President made the proposal and the announcements in his acceptance speech after he was conferred a honorary doctorate by Al-Quds University. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 19:04:15 +0530 Slogans Against India's Ties With Israel The demonstration came in the middle of heightened tensions and more killings between Israelis and Palestinians which have resulted in hundreds of casualties. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 18:55:32 +0530 Nepal's Agitating Madhesis Withdraw Protests due to Festival The groups said they will withdraw all their protest programmes except the blockade on the Indian border, though there was some improvement in the supply of fuel from India. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 18:53:01 +0530 Russian Missile-maker Contradicts Dutch MH17 Crash Report Russian state-controlled Almaz-Antey arms-maker said that it conducted two experiments - in one of which a Buk missile was detonated near the nose of an airplane similar to a 777 - that contradict the dutch findings. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 18:49:33 +0530 Indian President Pranab Mukherjee Arrives on a "Milestone" Visit to Israel Crossing over from Palestine after an overnight visit here, the Indian leader arrived in Israel where he has a packed schedule. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:38:07 +0530 Inquiry Finds MH17 Shot Down by BUK Missile: Dutch Paper The report contains maps of the crash site, where the wreckage was strewn across fields close to the Ukrainian village of Grabove. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:32:26 +0530 First Report Into Cause of MH17 Crash to be Published Today The team of investigators has spent the last 15 months examining the shooting down of the Boeing 777 over Ukraine in which 298 people were killed. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 15:19:06 +0530 Pakistan Voices Concern Over Campaign Against its Prominent Personalities Pakistan expressed concern over the campaign by a "fundamentalist organisation" and said there is a need to ensure that such incidents do not reoccur. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:29:34 +0530 Pakistani Daily Rues Shiv Sena's Intolerance The Daily said that the Shiv Sena has shown its "utter intolerance and unadulterated hatred towards all things Pakistani. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:18:30 +0530 Wigneswaran Calls for Lanka's Tamil Political Inmates' Release In a letter to President Sirisena, Wigneswaran raised concerns over the safety of the Tamil prisoners who are calling for a Presidential pardon. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:13:35 +0530 Stalled India-Pakistan Talks to Figure in Sharif-Obama Meeting Tue, 13 Oct 2015 13:55:36 +0530 Landslide Hits Makeshift Homes in Pakistan, Killing 13 Police say a landslide has hit three makeshift homes in a slum in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, killing 13 people. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 13:09:21 +0530 86 Indians Walk Back Home to India From Pakistan According to Pakistan Railways, the Samjhauta Express left the Lahore railway station as scheduled with 86 passengers, including 25 women and 10 children, but was refused entry by the Indian railway authorities. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 11:43:44 +0530 Ebola Treatment Beds Prevented 40,000 Deaths in Sierra Leone: Study Given that the Ebola case fatality rate in Sierra Leone was near 70 percent, the researchers estimate this averted 40,000 deaths. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 11:30:27 +0530 800-pound Man Says he's Determined to Slim Down, Live a Life Steven Assanti, of Cranston, refers to himself now as a monster and he wants to eventually inspire others who struggle with their weight. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 11:25:27 +0530 US Drops Ammo to Anti-IS Rebels as Syria Regime Advances Speaking on condition of anonymity, a US official told AFP the drop included 50 tonnes of ammunition. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 11:07:18 +0530 Former Mexican Governor Shot, Wounded Tue, 13 Oct 2015 11:05:07 +0530 Three Killed in Brazil Prison Riot Tue, 13 Oct 2015 10:52:51 +0530 India Lashes Out Against 'Powerless' UN Security Council Calling the Security Council ineffective and powerless, India has lashed out against its lack of accountability and transparency in mandating peacekeeping operations. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 10:39:24 +0530 Will we Ever Know Who Brought Down MH17? Tue, 13 Oct 2015 10:35:39 +0530 Princeton Professor Wins Nobel Measuring Poverty in India Nobel Prize winner Angus Deaton's current research focuses on the determinants of health in rich and poor countries. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 10:30:45 +0530 India Dismayed at Lack of Transparency in UN Peace Operations Tue, 13 Oct 2015 10:25:32 +0530 Landslide Kills 17 in Myanmar: State Media The landslide hit a village in Hpa-saung township in the remote Kayah state on Monday afternoon, killing 10 men and seven women. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 10:13:15 +0530 Running Couple Says 'I do' at Mile 8 of Chicago Marathon Tue, 13 Oct 2015 09:27:02 +0530 California Contest Dubs 1,969-Pound Pumpkin the Plumpest A rippled white whopper weighing in at 1,969 pounds took the title for plumpest pumpkin at an annual San Francisco Bay Area contest. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 09:25:14 +0530 Journalist Released From Prison in Egypt Returns to Canada His arrival ends a nearly two-year ordeal that raised questions about Egypt's commitment to free speech and whether Canada's Conservative government did enough to help him. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 08:43:45 +0530 Rolling Stones' Life of Booze, Fags And Gadgetry Issues In a recent interview, Richards described himself as just like "any other old bloke" and said he was never happier than when pootling around the garden watering his plants. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 08:21:58 +0530 Critic of Foreign Aid Wins Nobel Prize for Economics Angus Deaton became the 47th recipient of the Nobel prize, for three decades of research analysing living standards in the developing world. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 08:20:05 +0530 Jihadi John Forced me to Dance Tango': Former ISIL Hostage A former Isil hostage has described how Jihadi John, the British terrorist believed to have beheaded at least four hostages, forced him to dance the tango in a Syrian prison. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 08:18:26 +0530 Israeli Security Forces Fail to Stop Jerusalem Attacks Early yesterday, a Palestinian was shot dead after he attempted to stab an Israeli security officer near the Lion's Gate in Jerusalem's Old City. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 08:16:46 +0530 Cecil's Killer Cleared Zimbabwe will not charge the American who shot and killed Cecil the lion because he had obtained legal authority to conduct the hunt. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 08:15:19 +0530 Alcatraz Inmates Did Escape Alive and Are Living in Brazil, Say Family They also have evidence that they were alive during the Seventies and could be living in South America. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 08:13:39 +0530 Is Turkey Becoming Another Pakistan? Kurds fear Erdogan's government is playing a double game with regard to Islamist terrorism writes Mark Almond Tue, 13 Oct 2015 08:12:04 +0530 Passenger Jets 'At Risk From Russian Missiles' The European Union's aviation regulator issued a safety bulletin after Russia last week launched a barrage of missiles from warships in the Caspian Sea towards rebel targets in Syria nearly 1,000 miles away. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 08:10:42 +0530 ISIL is Prime Suspect in Ankara Attack ISIL is being treated as a prime suspect in Turkey's worst terror attack as investigators are close to identifying one of the suicide bombers, the prime minister has said. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 08:01:05 +0530 Modified Pig Organs Could Be Transplanted Into Humans Scientists have spent decades trying to engineer pig tissue so that it would not be rejected by the human body, but the immune system has always prevented success. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 07:57:35 +0530 Blast Rocks Tianjin, 2 Months After Fatal Explosion The official Xinhua News Agency reported Tuesday that a blast hit a warehouse for alcohol materials in the city Monday night and started a fire. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 07:53:47 +0530 Why Nobel Prize Winner Rejects Foreign Aid Tue, 13 Oct 2015 07:52:21 +0530 In Haiti Capital, Gunmen Kill US Missionary in Her Car Tue, 13 Oct 2015 05:36:37 +0530 Mexico Missing Case File Shows Some Contradictions Tue, 13 Oct 2015 04:11:08 +0530 2 Soldiers Killed in Tunisia Violence After Nobel Prize Tue, 13 Oct 2015 04:08:27 +0530 70 Sudanese Have Joined IS Group in Total: Minister Tue, 13 Oct 2015 04:04:56 +0530 New Warehouse Blast Hits Tianjin: China State Media Tue, 13 Oct 2015 04:02:56 +0530 Former Governor of Mexican State Shot Multiple Times Tue, 13 Oct 2015 04:01:08 +0530 Student Arrested for Threatening US University Massacre Tue, 13 Oct 2015 03:59:39 +0530 Afghan UN Staff Member Killed in Southern Afghanistan Tue, 13 Oct 2015 03:35:37 +0530 Syria Troops Advance Under Russian Air Cover Russian jets intensified their airstrikes today in central Syria as government forces battled insurgents in a strategic area near a rebel-held province and a government stronghold. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 03:31:33 +0530 Turkey PM Says IS Prime Suspect in Deadliest Attack Tue, 13 Oct 2015 03:03:02 +0530 Oil Prices Erase Earlier Gains Tue, 13 Oct 2015 01:54:02 +0530 Ford to Invest USD 1.8 Billion in China Research Tue, 13 Oct 2015 01:51:12 +0530 Asterix Teams up With Assange-Like Journalist in New Opus Tue, 13 Oct 2015 01:47:02 +0530 Sharif to Take up Indo-Pak Dialogue Issue with Obama: Aziz Nawaz Sharif will raise the issue of suspended Indo-Pak peace process with President Barack Obama during his US visit. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 23:58:13 +0530 Opposition Slams 'Political Coup' in Iraqi Kurdistan Several Iraqi Kurdish politicians were barred from reaching their offices today, in what the opposition called a "political coup" by the autonomous region's president. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 22:22:35 +0530 Counterfeit Products Hurt Alibaba as Well as China: Jack Ma /2015/10/12/article3076502.ece Counterfeit products hurt Alibaba and China's economy as the sale of one fake product could lead to the loss of five customers, co-founder of Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba said. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 22:07:41 +0530 /2015/10/12/article3076502.ece 38 Indians Missing in Iraq are Alive: Mahmoud Abbas Mon, 12 Oct 2015 21:44:04 +0530 ISIS Fatwa May Have Led to UK Terror Plot Mon, 12 Oct 2015 21:41:14 +0530 EU Demands 'Immediate' Halt to Russia Strikes on Syrian Rebels Mon, 12 Oct 2015 21:37:34 +0530 Russia Says Islamic State Implicated in Foiled Terror Plot Less than two weeks after Russia carried out its first airstrikes on Syria, Russian officials announced that they have foiled a terrorist plot, detaining men trained in Syria by the Islamic State group. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 21:34:04 +0530 Volkswagen to Recall 1,950 Cars in China Scandal-hit German carmaker Volkswagen today said it will recall 1,950 diesel vehicles in China to rectify engine software that cheats on emissions tests, following warnings from China's top quality watchdog. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 21:02:42 +0530 China Plans to Remove Poverty by 2020 China will eradicate poverty completely by 2020 as it plans to lift nearly 70.17 million people living in the countryside above the poverty line, officials of the ruling Communist party said today. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 20:48:38 +0530 Pranab's Gift to Palestinian University Denied Entry by Israel Israel's dogged refusal to permit entry gift for Palestinian university has introduced irritant into President's landmark visit. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 19:16:32 +0530 Indian-origin Doctor May Get Trip to Space An Indian-origin neurosurgeon is training for a scientist-astronaut project that may give her a chance to travel in space. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 18:28:19 +0530 Bombed Afghan Hospital Rejects US Funds for Damages MSF reiterated its call for an independent investigation, as it has questioned the impartiality of the probe launched by the Pentagon. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 18:22:27 +0530 China Reacts Sharply to Japan Joining India-US Naval Drills This year's exercises assumed significance over India's move to invite Japan, much to the chagrin of China. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 17:50:44 +0530 Egypt to Release Ousted President Mubarak's Sons They still face other cases, including charges of stock market manipulation and facilitating procedures for selling vast state lands at cheap prices. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 17:41:04 +0530 Tamil Prisoners in Sri Lanka Launch Hunger Strike The prisoners called for a pardon and refused to suspend the fast till they get an acceptable solution. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 17:24:05 +0530 Thailand to Try US Journalist for Possessing Flak Jacket Under the Arms Control Act, a license is needed to possess body armor, which is considered a weapon. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 17:14:01 +0530 Scottish Economist Angus Deaton Wins Nobel Economics Prize Last year, French economist Jean Tirole won the 8 million Swedish kronor (about USD 975,000) award for his research on market power and regulation. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 17:02:45 +0530 Thai Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Former PM Thaksin His lawyer testified to the court this morning that his client could not be present since he is in political exile, residing in a foreign country. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 17:00:00 +0530 Afghanistan Taliban Prepare 'Forces' to Combat IS The Taliban refused IS group's proposal to join it and now they have been fighting against each other. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 16:04:24 +0530 Russia Resumes Gas Supply to Ukraine Russia's gas monopoly Gazprom resumed supplies to Ukraine today, in a development that will help the country meet its energy needs. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 15:49:10 +0530 Iran Says Washington Post Reporter Jason Rezaian Convicted Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, who has been detained for more than a year on charges including espionage, has been convicted. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 15:03:52 +0530 Nepal's New Premier Names Protest Group Leaders as Deputies Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli was sworn in by President Ram Baran Yadav after he was elected in Parliament with support from smaller parties. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 14:58:05 +0530 Beijing Public Restrooms to Become 'Fifth Space' The restrooms will be a multi-functional public space, which will have wi-fi coverage, ATM, charging devices for mobile phones and electric vehicles. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 14:38:33 +0530 Australia Proposes to Penalise Revenge Porn The bill, introduced by opposition labour MP Tim Watts, aims to fight violence, mostly against women, and proposes up to three years of imprisonment. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 14:34:33 +0530 NASA Maps Sand Dunes on Mars A new image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a resistant and highly fractured surface among sand dunes on the red planet. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 14:27:46 +0530 NASA Tests Zero-gravity's Effect on Astronauts' Brains Astronauts are tested shortly after arriving aboard the station, mid-way through and near the end of a six-month flight. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 12:46:32 +0530 100s of Anti-gov't Protesters Block Main Street in Moldova The protest ended after more than two hours following discussions with police and city authorities. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 12:13:03 +0530 Hundreds of Refugees Rescued by MSF in Mediterranean The MSF run boat, the Argos, first rescued 242 people and later 460 others who were travelling in two different wooden boats to Europe. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 12:09:57 +0530 Improper Handling of Fire Behind Blast That Killed 17 in China A total of 17 people, including 14 students from two high schools, were eating in the 32-square-meter space. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 11:12:03 +0530 Ankara Bomb Blasts: Thousands Mourn Victims, Blame Government At least 128 people were killed and more than 200 people were injured in a twin suicide bomb attacks in a peace rally. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 11:03:12 +0530 Indian, Chinese Army Kick Off Anti-terrorism Exercise Troops from 14 Corps of China's Chengdu Military Region, which focuses on borders with India are taking in the exercise. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 10:21:29 +0530 Turnout at 86.75 Percent in Belarus Presidential Poll: EC Lukashenko, who has ruled the ex-Soviet country bordering Russia and the EU since 1994, is now set to serve a fifth consecutive term. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 10:18:45 +0530 Modi Calls up New Nepal PM Oli, Assures All Help Modi was the first foreign leader to talk to Nepal's new leader, said a statement issued by the Indian embassy here. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 09:45:26 +0530 India Wants Political, Not Military, Solution in Syria: Mukherjee According to Wadhwa, the talks between the Jordanian and Indan side also veered around terrorism -- of which the South Asian country has been a victim. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 09:43:12 +0530 Putin Rules Out Possibility of Ground Operations in Syria Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday ruled out the possibility of sending Russian troops for ground operations in war-torn Syria. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 09:09:06 +0530 India Will Support Palestine Cause, Engage With Israel: President Mukherjee The talks between the Jordanian and Indian sides also veered around terrorism -- of which the South Asian country has been a victim. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 08:32:31 +0530