The New Indian Express - World - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:43:19 +0530 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:54:39 +0530 World Millions of Ebola Vaccine Doses Ready in 2015: WHO The agency, however, warned it's not clear whether any of these will work against the deadly virus Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:03:33 +0530 In a First, 'Dead' Hearts Transplanted Into Living Patients in Australia Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:21:18 +0530 Momentum Builds In Rwanda to Ban BBC The Rwandan government has expressed its anger over a BBC documentary on the country's 1994 genocide. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:08:48 +0530 British Woman Dies During Thai Cosmetic Surgery The woman died under anesthesia during a cosmetic procedure by an uncertified surgeon at a clinic in Thailand's capital, authorities said. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:59:19 +0530 Five Killed in Afghanistan as Militants Target Car At least five people were killed Friday and two injured when militants opened fire on a car in Afghanistan, media reported. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:05:10 +0530 Pope Francis Wants Death, Life Terms to be Abolished Pope Francis issued a call for all the countries to abolish capital punishment and also eliminate sentences for life imprisonment because "a lifetime in prison is a hidden death sentence". Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:14:10 +0530 India Asks UNSC to Enforce Resolutions on Countering Terrorism Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:26:08 +0530 The Devil is Chasing Me, Ottawa Gunman Told Fellow Muslim Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:16:01 +0530 Mexican Governor Resigns Over Missing Students The governor of the Guerrero state in Mexico has quit amid increasing protests over the disappearance of 43 students and the deaths of six others. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:14:42 +0530 Diocese of 'Playboy Priests' Investigated by Pope Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:06:48 +0530 Obama Nominates Indian-American as Ambassador to Sweden President Barack Obama has nominated a major fundraiser for his presidential campaign Indian-American Azita Raji as the US Ambassador to Sweden. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:42:30 +0530 Myanmar Urges for Closer UN-ASEAN Ties Myanmar President U Thein Sein Friday urged the United Nations (UN) to further strengthen and expand the areas of cooperation for the people of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:38:46 +0530 Daily Glass of Wine Aids Memory, If You're Above 60 Drinking a glass of wine most days of the week can sharpen memory in the over-60s, research has found. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:22:52 +0530 Convicted Bangladeshi War Crimes Mastermind Dies Convicted war criminal Ghulam Azam, one of the most high profile leaders of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party, has died. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:11:41 +0530 John Kerry Hosts First Diwali Celebrations, Hails Diaspora John Kerry and the Indian Ambassador to the US, S. Jaishankar, together lighted a traditional Diwali oil lamp. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:59:54 +0530 US, Iraqi Defense Chiefs Discuss Ways Against IS US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has reassured US support for Iraq's anti-Islamic State (IS) efforts during a phone conversation with newly appointed Iraqi Defence Minister Khaled al Obeidi. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:15:39 +0530 US, South Korea Reach Agreement for Wartime Control of Forces US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and South Korean Minister of National Defense Han Min-koo met at the Pentagon Thursday for the 46th Security Consultative Meeting. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:14:15 +0530 New York Doctor Back from Guinea Tested Positive for Ebola Craig Spencer, A doctor who treated Ebola patients in Guinea and returned to the US last week has tested positive for the Ebola virus, becoming New York city’s first diagnosed case. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:49:38 +0530 Poll Date Tied to 8 Fixation? Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:05:27 +0530 Berlusconi for Legalisation Gay Civil Unions The former Italian premier says such a move would be the 'right compromise' between freedom for all and 'deep respect for Christian values.' Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:13:43 +0530 Attack on Canada Parliament Stirs Terror Fears Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:43:26 +0530 Pakistan Says India Constructing Bunkers Close to Border Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:13:47 +0530 Man Arrested After Jumping White House Fence In a second such incident in less than a month at one of the world's heavily guarded buildings, a 23-year-old man was arrested after he scaled the White House fence. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:30:50 +0530 Zuckerberg Speaks Chinese, Beijing Students Cheer Facebook CEO Zuckerberg, whose company has long sought to enter the Chinese market, noted that the social media giant already helps some Chinese companies in foreign markets. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:46:53 +0530 Eight People Killed in Pakistan Attack At least eight people were killed and six injured Thursday when unknown gunmen opened fire at a passenger bus in Pakistan's Balochistan province. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:40:08 +0530 Eight People Detained in Hong Kong Eight people were detained Thursday in Hong Kong's Mong Kok area which has been occupied by protesters for over 20 days. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:38:21 +0530 North Korea warns South Over Planned High-level Talks North Korea issued a fresh warning today that planned high-level talks with the South might have to be scrapped because of what it called Seoul's arrogant and provocative behaviour. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:34:13 +0530 Rajnath Singh Set to Visit Israel Next Month Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is set to visit Israel next month, amid a flurry of bilateral engagements signalling deepening of ties. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:29:12 +0530 Migrant Workers in UAE Exploited, Abused: Report Migrant domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are beaten, exploited and trapped in forced labour situations, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Thursday. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:25:22 +0530 US Air Defence Forces on Alert After Attack on Canadian Parliament Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:35:52 +0530 Indian-American Appointed to Key Counter Spying Job Indian-American Anita M. Singh has been appointed to a key post in the Justice Department’s National Security Division (NSD) as part of a restructuring to counter state-sponsored economic espionage and proliferation, including through cyberspace. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:30:19 +0530 Obama 'Cautiously Optimistic' About Ebola Obama reassured Americans that the prospect of an outbreak in the US is extremely low. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:03:48 +0530 Brazilian President Leads Among Women, Older Voters Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, who is to compete in a presidential runoff Sunday, leads among women and older people. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:01:03 +0530 Libyan Army Moves Towards Recapturing Benghazi The Libya National Army, supported by Major General Khalifa Haftar, has entered Benghazi for the first time in two months. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:58:31 +0530 Three Smugglers Killed Along Egypt-Israel Border At least three Egyptian smugglers were killed and three injured during clashes with the security forces along the Egyptian-Israeli border. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:50:34 +0530 Shots Fired in Canada's Parliament, 2 Killed Canada's Parliament came under attack today with a barrage of gunshots fired both inside and outside the building as security forces gunned down a man suspected of killing a soldier. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:49:19 +0530