The New Indian Express - World - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:23:53 +0530 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:22:41 +0530 World Hillary Clinton Offers Reassurance to Gay Youth in Web Posting The Clinton campaign confirmed Sunday that the posting, which is signed with an "H," came personally from her. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:22:38 +0530 Pope Urges Dialogue, Participation in Ecuador Francis was welcomed when he disembarked from the papal jet by Correa and by children dressed in traditional costumes. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:11:48 +0530 Charlotte's Christening: An Occasion Rich in Symbolism Charlotte's middle name Diana references added to traditions dating from Queen Victoria's. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 07:52:58 +0530 Suicide Bombers Force Soul-Searching in British Town A recent speech by Prime Minister David Cameron in which he accused some British Muslims of "quietly condoning" jihadist actions has sparked outrage in the town. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 07:45:11 +0530 Perfect Storm of Crises Poised to Rock EU to its Foundations The scale of Greece's No vote came as a shock, but worse for the leaders is that it is just one of a series of crises facing Brussels. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 07:42:43 +0530 All well? George's Look of Love on his Sister's Big Day No other royals in living memory have permitted the public to attend any part of such an intimate event. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 07:39:48 +0530 Sirisena To Team Up With Chandrika, Ranil for an Anti-Rajapaksa Alliance Mon, 06 Jul 2015 04:26:04 +0530 Merkel, Hollande Call for Special Eurozone Summit on Greece The two leaders had sent a corresponding request to do the president of the European Council, Donald Tusk, according to sources in the French presidency. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 03:42:44 +0530 Greeks Reject Demands for More Austerity in Key Referendum The opposition accused Tsipras of jeopardising the country's membership in the 19-nation club that uses the euro and said a "yes" vote was about keeping the common currency. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 03:18:36 +0530 Bomb Kills One, Wounds Eight in Pakistan A bomb hit a market in southwest Pakistan today, killing one person and wounding eight others, police said. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 03:11:55 +0530 Dalai Lama Birthday Celebrations Draw Support, Protests in US 'On this very special birthday we will have a chance to celebrate his accomplishments in many areas and hear his exciting view for the years to come.' Mon, 06 Jul 2015 03:08:14 +0530 3 Dead, 13 Hurt After Bomb Blast at Checkpoint in Kandahar An official says a bomb blast at a police checkpoint in the southern city of Kandahar has killed two civilians, one policeman and wounded 13 others. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 02:59:01 +0530 Japan's Meiji Industrial Sites win UN World Heritage Status Mon, 06 Jul 2015 02:51:07 +0530 Greece 'No' in Referendum Sends Euro Into Tailspin An official tally of over half the ballots cast showed a resounding 61 per cent of Greek voters had backed the government's 'No' in the plebiscite. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 02:47:04 +0530 Iran, P5+1 Aim to Finish N-talks on July 7: Kerry Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers aimed to finish the latest round of nuclear talks "in the timeframe" that all parties have set out Mon, 06 Jul 2015 01:52:53 +0530 Official Projection Shows 'No' Winning in Greek Referendum The opposition has accused Tsipras of jeopardizing the country's membership in the 19-nation club that uses the euro. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 23:52:29 +0530 Nine Soldiers Killed in Iraq IS militants killed at least nine soldiers in overnight attacks against the Iraqi security forces in the town of Baiji. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 23:43:09 +0530 Fans Cheer as Princess Charlotte Christened on Royal Estate Prince William and his wife, Kate, marked a milestone with christening ceremony on Queen Elizabeth II's country estate that was steeped in royal tradition. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 23:32:31 +0530 Opinion Polls Show 'No' Ahead in Greek Bailout Referendum No exit polls were conducted, but three opinion polls by GPO, Metron Analysis and MRB all showed the 'No' camp' ahead by three points. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 22:17:43 +0530 On 9th Day, Kerry Says Iran Nuke Talks Could go Either Way Kerry the diplomatic efforts "could go either way," cutting off all potential pathways for an Iranian atomic bomb. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 21:46:26 +0530 Sirisena-Chandrika-Ranil Alliance In Offing Sirisena praised Kumaratunga for the respect she enjoyed internationally, the kind of respect Rajapksa did not get from the international community. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 21:07:09 +0530 Indian Consulate in Jaffna to Start Regular Hindi Classes Indian Consulate General in Jaffna has asked the Ministry of External Affairs for funds to start regular Hindi classes at the Consulate. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 19:39:35 +0530 Dalai Lama to Celebrate 80th Birthday in California The Dalai Lama launches three days of celebrations today in California for his 80th birthday. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 19:15:32 +0530 Greeks Decide Their 'Destiny' in Close-fought Referendum Polls show opinion evenly divided between 'Yes' and 'No' with many believing neither result would provide a quick and clear solution to Greece's debt woes. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:48:28 +0530 Rover to Carry Earth's Art, Poetry, Music to the Moon The rover developed by the Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute will compete on the Moon for the Google Lunar XPrize. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:39:02 +0530 Princess Diana's Spirit to Guide Baby Charlotte's Christening The christening ceremony of nine- week-old Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana will be guided by the spirit of her late grandmother Princess Diana. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:17:53 +0530 Suicide Bomber Kills Five in NE Nigeria Church: Police, Witness Witness Garba Manu told AFP the bomber arrived at the church on a motorised rickshaw disguised as a worshipper and detonated his explosives as soon as he entered the church. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:14:44 +0530 Pope Francis to Focus on Poor in South America Trip Pope Francis makes his first South American trip in two years today. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:10:47 +0530 Fighting Grips Yemen's Aden as UN Envoy Presses Truce Bid Saudi-led warplanes bombed rebel positions, killing eight people, while rebel rocket fire killed six, including a child. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:38:47 +0530 Two Senior UK Ministers Hunt Down Rat During Budget Meeting! During top-level talks ahead of the budget, a mouse ran across the sofa in the Chancellor's office. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 16:52:17 +0530 Wildfires Break Out in Spain, Portugal Amid Heat Wave A Spanish official says more than 1,350 residents have been evacuated from their homes. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 16:20:33 +0530 Champagne Vineyards Granted World Heritage Status by UNESCO France's Champagne vineyards where the world's famous sparkling wine is produced is now among UNESCO 'World Heritage' sites. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:47:46 +0530 Facebook Reunites Mother With Son After 15 Years Three-year-old Jonathan was allegedly kidnapped by his father and taken to Mexico 15 years back. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:24:39 +0530 New Dating App for Dogs Developed A new Tinder-style dating app for dogs called Tindog has been developed to help users find their dogs the match. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:17:11 +0530 Three Soldiers Killed in Pakistan Blast At least three soldiers were killed and six injured when a bomb hit their vehicle in North Waziristan. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:10:40 +0530 11 Killed in Shoe Factory Collapse in China More than 50 workers were in the shoe factory in Folong Village, Wenling City. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:02:03 +0530 Philippine Ferry May Have Been Overloaded, Toll Rises to 61 Whether the ferry was carrying too many people will be part of an investigation into last week's disaster. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 14:58:56 +0530 Thousands March Against Corruption-plagued Guatemala President Guatemala's Constitutional Court rejected President Otto Perez's appeal for presidential immunity. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 14:53:10 +0530 Tropical Storm Linfa Brings Floods to Northern Philippines Floods inundated towns in the northern Philippines as Tropical Storm Linfa struck the northern edge of the archipelago, where relief agencies were braced for disaster today. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 14:47:33 +0530 Ailing 9/11 Firefighter Wins USD 5 Million Lottery in US He had to retire three years later after being told by doctors that he had developed a lung ailment. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 14:42:41 +0530 Hillary Clinton Accuses China of Stealing US Secrets Sun, 05 Jul 2015 14:28:23 +0530 Turkish Infant Rescued After Floating Out to Sea The baby drifted about a kilometre into the sea on a flotation device while her parents were busy settling in on the beach. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 14:25:43 +0530 India's Abstention Against Vote on Israel Significant Shift In a "historic first" in UN votes on Israel, India did not vote for the Palestinians, but rather abstained. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 13:59:20 +0530 Woman Let Off Parking Ticket Due to a Missing Comma Sun, 05 Jul 2015 13:25:33 +0530 Smartphones to Detect Eye Diseases Sun, 05 Jul 2015 13:08:18 +0530 Two Mild Tremors Jolt Nepal Sun, 05 Jul 2015 13:05:44 +0530 US Spied on Brazil Government Officials: WikiLeaks Whistle-blower Web site WikiLeaks has published the names of more than 29 members of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's administration who were spied on by the US National Security Agency at the start of her first term in office, which began in January 2011. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 11:00:27 +0530 Still Mourning Tunisia, Britain Remembers 2005 Terror Attacks Britain will pay silent homage on Tuesday to the 52 victims of the 2005 London bombings, with thoughts inevitably also turning to the 30 Britons killed in Tunisia last month in a horrific reminder of the Islamist threat.       Sun, 05 Jul 2015 10:04:22 +0530 Greece Votes on Financial Future, Government - And Maybe Euro In a historic, rushed referendum that looks too close to call, indebted Greece is voting whether to accept worsening austerity or back the government's rejection, in a gamble that could see it crash out of the euro.      Sun, 05 Jul 2015 09:57:20 +0530 Greece on Brink of Collapse, EU Warns Sun, 05 Jul 2015 09:28:36 +0530 Greeks' Future No Longer in the Hands of the Gods But Their Own Dispatch Sun, 05 Jul 2015 09:21:22 +0530 Airstrikes Hit Multiple IS Targets in Syria Stronghold Sun, 05 Jul 2015 08:07:42 +0530 Clinton: Hopeful US Can Reach 'Verifiable Deal' With Iran Hillary Rodham Clinton has said that she remains hopeful the US can reach a "strong verifiable deal" to curb Iran's nuclear weapons program by next week's deadline.      Sun, 05 Jul 2015 08:02:11 +0530 Turks Protesting Against China Attack Koreans 'By Mistake' Turkish nationalists protesting China's treatment of ethnic Uighur Muslims attacked a group of Korean tourists in the heart of Istanbul's old city on Saturday, mistaking them for Chinese nationals.             Sun, 05 Jul 2015 08:00:07 +0530 Greeks Fly Home to Vote in Knife-Edge Referendum Sun, 05 Jul 2015 07:57:25 +0530 Bombings Kill 19 People In and Around Baghdad Another car bomb went off near a row of restaurants in the Shiite town of Balad Ruz, killing four and wounding 14. Balad Ruz is 70 kilometers (45 miles) northeast of Baghdad.     Sun, 05 Jul 2015 07:55:12 +0530 IS Video Shows 25 Syrian Soldiers Being Executed by Teenagers The Islamic State group released a video showing 25 Syrian government soldiers being executed by teenagers in the ancient amphitheatre in the city of Palmyra. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 07:51:19 +0530 No Family Rule Anymore, Says Lankan President Sirisena appeared to distance himself from the decision to give UPFA ticket to Rajapaksa to fight August 17 Lankan elections. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 04:34:15 +0530 36 Militants Killed in Air Raids in Egypt's Sinai At least 36 militants were killed and tens of others injured in overnight military air raids that lasted until Saturday morning in Egypt's North Sinai province, a security source said. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 01:16:15 +0530 66 Riders Safely Evacuated After 400-foot Ferris Wheel Stops A technical crew with The Orlando Eye safely evacuated all 66 stranded riders from the largest Ferris wheel on the US East Coast. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 01:11:14 +0530 Right to Die: Man Becomes First Colombian to End Life With Government Support Sun, 05 Jul 2015 00:04:01 +0530 Teen Dies After Not Going to Toilet for Eight Weeks Emily reportedly had a phobia of toilets and often withheld her stools for up to two months. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 23:10:17 +0530 US Spy Agency Targeted Top Brazilian Officials: WikiLeaks Sat, 04 Jul 2015 22:42:19 +0530 ‘Missing’ UK Family ‘Safer Than Ever’ With ISIS‘Missing’-UK-Family-‘Safer-Than-Ever’-With-ISIS/2015/07/04/article2902399.ece A statement purportedly sent by a member of the ISIS said that it was "outrageous" to suggest that the family had been kidnapped and forced to join the group. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 22:29:12 +0530‘Missing’-UK-Family-‘Safer-Than-Ever’-With-ISIS/2015/07/04/article2902399.ece Tunisia Declares State of Emergency After Beach Attack Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi on Saturday declared a state of emergency following last week's jihadist beach massacre in which 38 foreign tourists were killed. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 22:08:56 +0530 KFC Rejects Presence of Microbes in Company's Products The samples of KFC products were taken from five outlets in Hyderabad on June 18 this year and A V Krishnakumari, a food analyst, had confirmed the presence of E.coli and salmonella bacteria. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 20:58:14 +0530 Sirisena Promises to Safeguard January 8 Revolution Political observers said that perhaps Sirisena’s hands were tied when the UPFA Executive Committee took the decision to nominate Rajapaksa and the General Secretary endorsed it. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 20:48:00 +0530 Female Suicide Bombers Cause Heavy Casualties in NE Nigeria The latest attack took place Friday night in Zabarmari village, 10 kilometres (six miles) from the city of Maiduguri, birthplace of the jihadist group. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 20:37:32 +0530 Egypt's Sisi Rallies Troops in Sinai After IS Attacks The violence poses a major test for Sisi, a former army chief who has pledged to eliminate the militants Sat, 04 Jul 2015 20:32:45 +0530 Every Third Person in World Overweight: Study More than a third of the world's population - 37 percent of men and 38 percent of women - is overweight, says a study published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organisation. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 20:26:38 +0530 10 Civilians Killed in 3 Car Bombs in Libya At least ten civilians were killed when three separate car bombs exploded simultaneously in the eastern coastal city of Darna. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 20:13:21 +0530 UK Schoolgirls who Eloped From Home Married IS Fighters: Report The schoolgirls left their homes in February and flew to Istanbul before crossing into Syria. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 19:56:10 +0530 Syrian Army, Hezbollah Tighten Siege on Rebel-held City The Syrian army, backed by the Lebanese Hezbollah, tightened the siege on the rebels in the rebel-held city of Zabadani, close to the Lebanese border. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 19:39:01 +0530 Committed to Consolidating Ties With US: Nawaz Sharif Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that he is committed to consolidating his country's fraught relations with the US. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 18:59:37 +0530 Princess Charlotte to be Christened Tomorrow The UK's royal family is gearing up for the christening of their newest member Princess Charlotte tomorrow. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 18:53:18 +0530 Iran Atomic Bomb Probe May be Completed in 2015: IAEA A long-delayed investigation into whether Iran has sought to develop nuclear weapons could be completed by the end of the year with Tehran's help. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 18:48:15 +0530 Greek Finance Minister Accuses Creditors of 'Terrorism' Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis accused Athens' creditors of "terrorism" in an interview. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 18:44:12 +0530 Mild Tremor Jolts Nepal's Capital A mild 4.6-magnitude tremor was felt in Nepal's capital Kathmandu early this morning. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 17:36:25 +0530 Swiss Cut Public Transport Prices Amid Ozone Spike Regional authorities in Switzerland temporarily cut bus and train fares to encourage people to leave their cars at home. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 16:59:38 +0530 Bangladeshi Family From UK Traced to 'Islamic State' A Bangladeshi family from England, who went missing on the way back from a holiday in Dhaka are now in the 'Islamic State.' Sat, 04 Jul 2015 16:34:48 +0530 Pakistan Court Sentences Cleric to 10 Years in Jail for Hate-speech An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has sentenced a Muslim cleric to over 10 years in jail for making hate speeches against another sect. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 16:29:13 +0530 Auckland Man Starves Dog to Death on 'Instant Noodle' Diet The man was recently found guilty for recklessly ill-treating his pet dog, which nearly starved to death on a diet of instant noodles. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 16:17:20 +0530 Porn Viewing Not Harmful As Other Addictions: Study Sat, 04 Jul 2015 16:09:51 +0530 Assange Denies Filing for Asylum Request to France Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has denied that he filed for an asylum request to France. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 15:50:37 +0530 China Court Upholds Death Sentences for 5 Mine Killers A Chinese court upheld the death sentences of five persons who killed four mine workers and faked the murders as accidents to claim compensation. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 15:26:14 +0530 Afghan Parliament Rejects Minister-designate for Defence Stanikzai, with the majority calling on President Ashraf Ghani to nominate a new person for the post. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 14:54:00 +0530 NASA Just Crashed a Light Airplane for Your Safety NASA has crashed a plane in controlled conditions, to test the efficacy of emergency locator transmitters (ELTs). Sat, 04 Jul 2015 14:49:52 +0530 Man of 79 Becomes First in Colombia to be Euthanised Ovidio Gonzalez, 79, who was suffering from a painful mouth cancer that had disfigured him, became has the first person submitted to euthanasia in Colombia. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 14:44:37 +0530 Only Regular Engagement can Generate New Trend in Indo-Pak Relations: US Sat, 04 Jul 2015 12:57:16 +0530 Thousands March in Kiev, Urge Government to Declare War on Pro-Russian Rebels Sat, 04 Jul 2015 12:55:11 +0530 Thousands of Greeks Attend Rallies in Athens Ahead of Bailout Referendum Sat, 04 Jul 2015 12:53:22 +0530 Key Taliban Commander Killed in Afghanistan Sat, 04 Jul 2015 12:50:19 +0530 IS Faction Claims Responsibility for Missile Attack on Israel An Islamic State (IS) affiliate has claimed responsibility for firing three rockets into Israeli territory on Friday. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 12:47:56 +0530 4.5 Magnitude Quake Rattles Nicaragua's Pacific Coast Sat, 04 Jul 2015 12:01:02 +0530 Overloading Eyed in Philippine Ferry Capsize: Official Sat, 04 Jul 2015 11:45:03 +0530 Philippines Expects to Win UN South China Sea Case Sat, 04 Jul 2015 11:42:33 +0530 Experts Want India, China Involvement in Mid-East Peace Affors Sat, 04 Jul 2015 11:40:22 +0530 Taiwan Stands up to China With World War II Military Parade Mainland officials have argued that the Communists' advice and fighting skills were crucial to the victory. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 11:37:32 +0530 Fatal Fire on Japan's Airtight Bullet Train Exposes Lapses Sat, 04 Jul 2015 11:16:11 +0530 Pakistan Train Accident: 19 Bodies Recovered From Canal Pakistan Railway teams pulled out three coaches from the water. The train's locomotive, however, could not be retrieved. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 10:43:16 +0530