The New Indian Express - World - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Wed, 27 May 2015 07:19:10 +0530 Wed, 27 May 2015 05:58:40 +0530 World Spl Court to Try Jaffna Gangrape Case Sheer brutality of the crime and gruesome pictures of mutilated body of the victim on social media aroused Tamil public opinion Wed, 27 May 2015 06:00:00 +0530 12 People Fatally Shot in Chicago Over Memorial Day Weekend Twelve people were killed and more than 40 more were wounded in shootings in Chicago during the Memorial Day long weekend. Wed, 27 May 2015 00:50:23 +0530 Clinton Snaps at Merkel Heels in 'Powerful Women' List German Chancellor Angela Merkel tops the Forbes list of the world's most powerful women for the fifth straight year but Hillary Clinton is snapping at her heels Tue, 26 May 2015 23:36:02 +0530 Brides for Sale: European Women Lured for Sham Marriages Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:17:53 +0530 3 Mild Tremors Shake Nepal Three mild tremors jolted Nepal today, a month after the devastating earthquake ravaged the country killing nearly 9,000 people. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:11:27 +0530 Austria Convicts 14-Year-Old on 'Terror' Charges Police found violent images and IS propaganda on the teen's computer, mobile phone and games console. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:09:40 +0530 Four Indians Among World's 100 Most Powerful Women: Forbes Two women of Indian-origin PepsiCo Chief Indra Nooyi and Cisco Chief Technology and Strategy Officer Padmasree Warrior also make the list. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:07:15 +0530 2 Dead, Including Gunman, in Shooting at US Wal-Mart Two people, including the gunman, died and another person was injured in a shooting early this morning at a Wal-Mart Supercenter store in North Dakota, police said. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:04:18 +0530 Pakistan Executes Seven Convicts Seven death row convicts were executed in jails across Pakistan's Punjab province on Tuesday, a media report said. Tue, 26 May 2015 17:30:05 +0530 Sri Lanka Says No to Indian Fishing Proposal Sri Lanka today rejected India's proposal to allow its fishermen to catch fish in Lankan waters for 65 days a year, in what can further escalate tensions betweent he two neighbours over the vexed issue. Tue, 26 May 2015 17:27:10 +0530 Al Shabaab Claims Hand for Attack on Kenyan Policemen Somalia's Al-Shabaab militant group claimed responsibility for Monday evening's attack in Yumbis. Tue, 26 May 2015 16:43:31 +0530 Taiwan's 'Peace Initiative' to Resolve South China Sea Disputes Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou on Tuesday presented a five-point peace initiative to relieve escalating tensions in the South China Sea, advocating peaceful negotiations and the joint exploitation of resources as a means to end disputes. Tue, 26 May 2015 16:38:07 +0530 'Dead' US Man Wakes Up on Way to the Mortuary A man in the Milwaukee city of US, who was pronounced dead after collapsing, began to move his limbs and breathe just before he was about to be transported to the morgue. Tue, 26 May 2015 15:29:47 +0530 Kenyan Police Missing, Feared Dead After Shebab Attack Thirteen Kenyan police are missing following an overnight ambush by suspected Shebab militants in the northeast of the country close to the border with Somalia, a police spokesman said today. Tue, 26 May 2015 15:03:17 +0530 Fire at Rest Home in Central China Kills 38 People The fire broke out Monday night in an apartment building being used as a privately run rest home in the city of Pingdingshan in Henan province, according to a statement from the province's work safety administration. Two of the injured were in serious condition, the statement said. Tue, 26 May 2015 14:55:13 +0530 For an IS Fighter, a Paid Honeymoon in Caliphate's Heart It was all made possible by the marriage bonus he received from the Islamic State group: $1,500 for him and his wife to get started on a new home, a family and a honeymoon. Tue, 26 May 2015 14:52:33 +0530 Two Pilots Killed in Chinese Naval Plane Crash China today said two pilots of a navy plane were killed when their training aircraft crashed in the country's northeast after its engine caught fire. Tue, 26 May 2015 14:43:34 +0530 Humans May Become Cyborgs Within 200 Years: Professor Humans may "upgrade" themselves to become cyborgs within the next 200 years, merging man and machine to potentially live forever, according to a Hebrew University professor. Tue, 26 May 2015 14:40:35 +0530 Washington Post Reporter Spy Trial Opens in Iran The trial of Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian on espionage charges opened behind closed doors in Tehran today, Iran's ISNA news agency reported. Tue, 26 May 2015 14:35:55 +0530 Australia to Strip Citizenship for Terror Links: PM Australia today announced it will amend the law to strip dual nationals linked to terrorism of their citizenship for "betraying the country", but insisted no one would be left stateless. Tue, 26 May 2015 14:32:46 +0530 North Korea Leader Hails 'Miracle' Missile Test Tue, 26 May 2015 12:43:22 +0530 Twister Kills 13 in Mexico Border City; 12 Missing in Texas Tue, 26 May 2015 12:01:46 +0530 American Media Critical of Modi's First Year The New York Times, in a news analysis, said Modi must face the reality that much of his agenda is still only potential. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:47:39 +0530 China to Project Its Military Further and Stronger China on Friday declared that its military "drove away" a US surveillance aircraft flying near the artificial islands, after US media witnessed a tense radio exchange.  Tue, 26 May 2015 11:01:07 +0530 Cameron and Putin Resolve to Open Talks on Syria and Isil In the past, talks between Britain and Russia have broken down over Mr Putin's continued support for Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian dictator. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:55:04 +0530 New President of Poland a Threat to Democracy: Opponents Adam Michnik, a prominent Solidarity activist who was imprisoned by Poland's communist government, said he feared Law and Justice's success could pose a threat to democracy in the country. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:38:17 +0530 Spain Swings to the Radical Left in Poll that Mirrors Greece Podemos, the Left-wing party that has drawn comparisons with Syriza, which won power in Greece in January, could hold the balance of power in six of Spain's 13 regions. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:31:38 +0530 Japan to Join Major US-Australia Military Drill Tue, 26 May 2015 10:22:38 +0530 North Korea Building Artillery Positions Near Sea Border Tue, 26 May 2015 10:16:18 +0530 Tens of Thousands Saudi Shiites Hold Mass Funeral for Bombing Victims A Shiite imam led the funeral prayer in a marketplace under a cloudless sky, as a breeze carried the fragrance of green herbs placed on prayer mats upon which the bodies lay. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:12:42 +0530 Mum 'Abandons' Kids to Join Islamic State A 26-year-old Australian woman has allegedly abandoned her two children to join Islamic State militant group in Syria. Tue, 26 May 2015 09:58:11 +0530 Air France Jet Escorted by US Fighters After Chemical Weapons Threat Local media reported on Monday that the unidentified caller said that the Air France plane had a chemical weapon on board. Tue, 26 May 2015 09:18:29 +0530 Russia, Iran Talks on S-300 Missiles End in 'Success' Tue, 26 May 2015 08:54:34 +0530 Fire at China Care Home Kills 38 Tue, 26 May 2015 08:12:58 +0530 Suspected Militant Blows Self up in Pakistan's Karachi Tue, 26 May 2015 08:03:25 +0530 Gunmen Kill 4 in Pakistan's Quetta Rescue officials said at some places Shia and Sunni Muslims had clashed with each other but later dispersed. Tue, 26 May 2015 07:56:18 +0530 No Room for Separatism And Violence, says Lankan Cannes Star 'Tamils will have to struggle for autonomy, but without resorting to violence. The change of regime has created a conducive climate for a change,' he said.  Tue, 26 May 2015 06:18:47 +0530 Sharif Gives Nod to Army op Against Militants in Shawal Valley Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today approved army's plan to flush out Taliban militants from the strategic and difficult-to-access Shawal Valley tribal region which is considered to be the last bastion of terrorists in the northwest near the Afghan border. Tue, 26 May 2015 00:04:24 +0530 Explosion in Syrian President's Stronghold Kills 3 Activists are reporting a huge explosion in an apartment building in the Syrian coastal city of Latakia, a stronghold of President Bashar Assad, that left a billowing cloud of orange smoke and killed at least three people, including two children. Mon, 25 May 2015 23:52:05 +0530 Bombs Kill 11 in Afghanistan as Taliban, IS Supporters Clash Insurgents have stepped up attacks in recent months in Zabul, which borders Pakistan, and a number of Hazara Shiite men have been abducted in the province. Mon, 25 May 2015 23:37:15 +0530 Swiss Begins Naming Indians, Others Being Probed at Home Making public these names, the Swiss FTA has asked the two Indians to file an appeal within 30 days before the Federal Administrative Court Mon, 25 May 2015 23:09:01 +0530 Taliban Truck Bomber Wounds More than 70 in Afghanistan The surge in attacks has taken a heavy toll on civilians, according to the United Nations Assistance Mission to Afghanistan. Mon, 25 May 2015 22:39:04 +0530 China Executes Patient who Killed Doctor Over Nose Operation China today executed a man who stabbed a doctor to death over what he considered a botched nose operation, media reported, in a case that spotlighted the country's overburdened health system. Mon, 25 May 2015 20:40:08 +0530 Thailand Sets up Naval Task Force to Help Rohingya Migrants Thailand has set up a task force on a floating naval base equipped with medical facilities to help Rohingya Muslim migrants found adrift in Thai waters, Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-Ocha said today. Mon, 25 May 2015 20:37:37 +0530 Oxford Varsity Worker on UK Police Radar After Triple Murder UK police have launched a major manhunt for a 21-year-old Oxford University worker who is suspected of killing his mother, six-year-old sister and stepfather. Mon, 25 May 2015 20:08:24 +0530 Major Antarctic Ice Loss Changing Earth's Gravity A sudden and massive ice loss in a previously stable region of Antarctica is causing small changes in the gravity field of the Earth, a new study has found. Mon, 25 May 2015 20:05:47 +0530 Iran Adviser Says US Has 'No Will' to Fight Islamic State The chief of an elite unit in Iran's Revolutionary Guard has accused the US of having "no will" to stop the Islamic State group. Mon, 25 May 2015 19:56:11 +0530 Syria Regime Launches 15 Air Raids Around Palmyra: Monitor Syrian government aircraft launched at least 15 strikes in and around the ancient city of Palymra today, following its fall to the Islamic State group. Mon, 25 May 2015 19:24:53 +0530 Woman Shoots Herself in Head While Taking Selfie with a Pistol A Russian woman has been critically wounded after accidentally shooting herself in the head with a pistol while posing for a selfie. Mon, 25 May 2015 17:16:27 +0530 Sri Lanka Police Bust Fake Indian Currency Racket Two persons have been arrested in Sri Lanka for printing fake Indian currency Mon, 25 May 2015 17:09:58 +0530 UK Fears Chlorine-based Chemical Terror Attack The UK counter-terrorism police are focusing their efforts on growing fears of a chemical attack in the country. Mon, 25 May 2015 17:07:25 +0530 Chinese Tycoon Builds Replica of Star Trek Ship as Company HQ A sci-fi obsessed Chinese business tycoon has spend a whopping 100 million pounds to make his company headquarters look like the Star Trek spaceship. Mon, 25 May 2015 17:04:37 +0530 No Room For Separatism And Violence, Says Cannes Star Anthonythasan Jesuthasan Anthonythasan, the Tamil Tiger child soldier who attained international stardom when his film Deepan bagged the Palme d’Or at Cannes. Mon, 25 May 2015 16:48:34 +0530 2,000-Year-Old Water Supply System Unearthed in Israel An ancient aqueduct built more than 2,000 years ago to transport water into the city of Jerusalem has been unearthed. Mon, 25 May 2015 16:11:21 +0530 China Busts 181 Terror Groups in Xinjiang This takes place a year after the controversial anti- terror campaign was launched in the province bordering countries like Pakistan and Afghanistan. Mon, 25 May 2015 16:05:21 +0530 Three Killed in Blast Targetting Pakistan President's Son Mon, 25 May 2015 12:49:01 +0530 Moderate Quake Jolts Japan A moderate quake of 5.6 magnitude on the Richter scale jolted the metropolitan area of Japan's capital city of Tokyo on Monday. Mon, 25 May 2015 12:39:26 +0530 Afghan Taliban Leaders Meet Secretly in China: Report Mon, 25 May 2015 12:35:35 +0530 Iraqi Forces Showed 'no Will to Fight' in Ramadi: Carter Mon, 25 May 2015 12:08:08 +0530 Aquino: Philippines to fly Usual Routes Over Disputed Reefs Mon, 25 May 2015 11:04:55 +0530 Nepali Villagers Return to Homes After River Gets Unblocked Thousands of villagers in northwestern Nepal were able to return to their homes Monday after a mountain river swept away debris from a landslide that had blocked it. Mon, 25 May 2015 10:55:26 +0530 US Defense Chief's Criticism of Iraqis Raises Questions Carter said in an interview aired Sunday that Shiite-led Iraqi forces did not show a 'will to fight' in the battle for Ramadi, a Sunni city. Mon, 25 May 2015 10:36:40 +0530 Coronial Inquest Into Sydney Cafe Siege Opens Mon, 25 May 2015 10:01:46 +0530 'A Beautiful Mind' Mathematician John Nash Dies in Taxi Crash The driver of the cab in which Nash and his 82-year-old wife Alicia were travelling lost control of the vehicle on the New Jersey Turnpike while trying to pass another car. Mon, 25 May 2015 09:43:05 +0530 Flash Floods in Texas, Oklahoma Kill 2, 100s of Homes Gone Mon, 25 May 2015 09:02:38 +0530 Boko Haram 'in Deadly Raid on NE Nigeria Town' Boko Haram fighters killed several people and destroyed dozens of homes in a raid on a town in northeast Nigeria's Borno state, local residents, a vigilante and the military said. Mon, 25 May 2015 07:57:25 +0530 IS Executes 217 in, Near Syria's Palmyra in 9 Days: Monitor The Islamic State group has executed at least 217 people, including civilians, in and around the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra in the last nine days, a monitor has said. Mon, 25 May 2015 07:41:03 +0530