The New Indian Express - World - http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/ http://www.newindianexpress.com/ RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Fri, 22 May 2015 23:08:59 +0530 Fri, 22 May 2015 23:07:52 +0530 World Unknown Gunmen Kill Two Shia Muslims in Pakistan http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Unknown-Gunmen-Kill-Two-Shia-Muslims-in-Pakistan/2015/05/22/article2828099.ece Unknown gunmen targeted three members of a Shia family here, killing one son and a security guard. Fri, 22 May 2015 23:07:48 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Unknown-Gunmen-Kill-Two-Shia-Muslims-in-Pakistan/2015/05/22/article2828099.ece China's Mega-Tours Draw Attention Abroad, Critique at Home http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Chinas-Mega-Tours-Draw-Attention-Abroad-Critique-at-Home/2015/05/22/article2828094.ece Direct marketing companies that are the Chinese versions of Amway, Avon and Herbalife are taking it to an extreme by sending thousands abroad on package tours. Fri, 22 May 2015 23:05:10 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Chinas-Mega-Tours-Draw-Attention-Abroad-Critique-at-Home/2015/05/22/article2828094.ece Adult Dating Website Hack Exposes Personal Data http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Adult-Dating-Website-Hack-Exposes-Personal-Data/2015/05/22/article2828073.ece A data breach at a website billed as "the world's largest sex and swinger" community may expose personal and sexual information on millions of users worldwide, a report said. Fri, 22 May 2015 22:52:22 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Adult-Dating-Website-Hack-Exposes-Personal-Data/2015/05/22/article2828073.ece French Court Rejects Uber's Challenge to Legal Restrictions http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/French-Court-Rejects-Ubers-Challenge-to-Legal-Restrictions/2015/05/22/article2828069.ece France's highest court has rejected ride-sharing company Uber's bid to have much of a recent law banning its services declared unconstitutional. Fri, 22 May 2015 22:50:29 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/French-Court-Rejects-Ubers-Challenge-to-Legal-Restrictions/2015/05/22/article2828069.ece Nepal Assesses if Quake-Hit Villages are at Risk Before Rain http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Nepal-Assesses-if-Quake-Hit-Villages-are-at-Risk-Before-Rain/2015/05/22/article2828065.ece Geologists were sent to earthquake-damaged mountain villages in Nepal this week to assess landslide risks before the rainy season begins next month. Fri, 22 May 2015 22:49:08 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Nepal-Assesses-if-Quake-Hit-Villages-are-at-Risk-Before-Rain/2015/05/22/article2828065.ece 'Sun' Crime Reporter Found Guilty of Paying for Story Tips http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Sun-Crime-Reporter-Found-Guilty-of-Paying-for-Story-Tips/2015/05/22/article2828058.ece Rupert Murdoch owned 'Sun' tabloid's crime reporter has been found guilty of paying a Heathrow Airport police officer for 38 scoops. Fri, 22 May 2015 22:46:38 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Sun-Crime-Reporter-Found-Guilty-of-Paying-for-Story-Tips/2015/05/22/article2828058.ece IS Says it Was Behind Deadly Saudi Mosque Bombing http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/IS-Says-it-Was-Behind-Deadly-Saudi-Mosque-Bombing/2015/05/22/article2828051.ece The jihadist Islamic State group said in an online statement today that it carried out a deadly suicide bomb attack at a mosque in Saudi Arabia's predominantly Shiite Eastern Province. Fri, 22 May 2015 22:44:14 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/IS-Says-it-Was-Behind-Deadly-Saudi-Mosque-Bombing/2015/05/22/article2828051.ece Pakistan Court Dismisses Foreign Assets Case Against Sharif http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Pakistan-Court-Dismisses-Foreign-Assets-Case-Against-Sharif/2015/05/22/article2828001.ece A 24-year-old petition seeking Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's permanent disqualification from holding public office has been dismissed by a court. Fri, 22 May 2015 20:34:21 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Pakistan-Court-Dismisses-Foreign-Assets-Case-Against-Sharif/2015/05/22/article2828001.ece Abbas: Israeli Settlement Expansion Blocks Any Peace Deal http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Abbas-Israeli-Settlement-Expansion-Blocks-Any-Peace-Deal/2015/05/22/article2827999.ece Palestinian President said Israel is blocking peace by continuing to expand settlements on occupied territory. Fri, 22 May 2015 20:31:38 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Abbas-Israeli-Settlement-Expansion-Blocks-Any-Peace-Deal/2015/05/22/article2827999.ece 'India Not to Participate in Russian Moon Research Project' http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/India-Not-to-Participate-in-Russian-Moon-Research-Project/2015/05/22/article2827996.ece India has "lost interest" in the Russian project for the soil sample taking at the south pole of the Moon after "mutual refusal from cooperation, Russia's official media reported. Fri, 22 May 2015 20:27:59 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/India-Not-to-Participate-in-Russian-Moon-Research-Project/2015/05/22/article2827996.ece Mars Mission Makes India Top Ranking Space Power: China Report http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Mars-Mission-Makes-India-Top-Ranking-Space-Power-China-Report/2015/05/22/article2827995.ece A report by a Chinese research institution said that India's accomplishment to send a spacecraft to Mars has earned it a place in the top rankings. Fri, 22 May 2015 20:25:31 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Mars-Mission-Makes-India-Top-Ranking-Space-Power-China-Report/2015/05/22/article2827995.ece Suicide Bomber in Deadly Attack on Shiite Mosque in Saudi http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Suicide-Bomber-in-Deadly-Attack-on-Shiite-Mosque-in-Saudi/2015/05/22/article2827994.ece A suicide bomber detonated an explosives vest during the Friday weekly prayers at a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia, killing and wounding several people. Fri, 22 May 2015 20:21:47 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Suicide-Bomber-in-Deadly-Attack-on-Shiite-Mosque-in-Saudi/2015/05/22/article2827994.ece Cameron: Tough Times for EU Ahead of UK Membership Vote http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Cameron-Tough-Times-for-EU-Ahead-of-UK-Membership-Vote/2015/05/22/article2827992.ece Cameron warned European Union leaders there will be a rough road ahead as his nation is seeking a drastic reform of the bloc's policies. Fri, 22 May 2015 20:08:23 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Cameron-Tough-Times-for-EU-Ahead-of-UK-Membership-Vote/2015/05/22/article2827992.ece Ireland Votes in Historic Referendum on Gay Marriage http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Ireland-Votes-in-Historic-Referendum-on-Gay-Marriage/2015/05/22/article2827986.ece Ireland took to the polls to vote on whether same-sex marriage should be legal, in a referendum that has exposed sharp divisions between communities in this traditionally Catholic nation. Fri, 22 May 2015 19:49:19 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Ireland-Votes-in-Historic-Referendum-on-Gay-Marriage/2015/05/22/article2827986.ece Post-War Systemic Breakdown Blamed For Jaffna Rape and Mayhem http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Post-War-Systemic-Breakdown-Blamed-For-Jaffna-Rape-and-Mayhem/2015/05/22/article2827962.ece According to D.Siddharthan, member of the Northern Provincial Council, even  school kids drink and consume drugs, which are easily available. Fri, 22 May 2015 18:22:26 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Post-War-Systemic-Breakdown-Blamed-For-Jaffna-Rape-and-Mayhem/2015/05/22/article2827962.ece Japan's First Lady Visits Controversial Shrine to War Dead http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Japans-First-Lady-Visits-Controversial-Shrine-to-War-Dead/2015/05/22/article2827907.ece Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife Akie does not hold political office, but her visit could be seen as symbolic. Fri, 22 May 2015 17:29:47 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Japans-First-Lady-Visits-Controversial-Shrine-to-War-Dead/2015/05/22/article2827907.ece Coal, Medicine, Trains Top Tokyo's Asia Infrastructure Plan http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Coal-Medicine-Trains-Top-Tokyos-Asia-Infrastructure-Plan/2015/05/22/article2827838.ece Fri, 22 May 2015 15:26:00 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Coal-Medicine-Trains-Top-Tokyos-Asia-Infrastructure-Plan/2015/05/22/article2827838.ece 4.2-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Parts of UK http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/4.2-Magnitude-Earthquake-Strikes-Parts-of-UK/2015/05/22/article2827824.ece Fri, 22 May 2015 15:13:57 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/4.2-Magnitude-Earthquake-Strikes-Parts-of-UK/2015/05/22/article2827824.ece Benghazi Emails Show Clinton's Correspondence with Adviser http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Benghazi-Emails-Show-Clintons-Correspondence-with-Adviser/2015/05/22/article2827817.ece Fri, 22 May 2015 15:08:29 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Benghazi-Emails-Show-Clintons-Correspondence-with-Adviser/2015/05/22/article2827817.ece The Latest on Rohingya: UN Estimates 3,000 Still Adrift http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/The-Latest-on-Rohingya-UN-Estimates-3000-Still-Adrift/2015/05/22/article2827806.ece The UN refugee agency is estimating that over 3,000 Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants or even more could still be adrift in the Andaman Sea. Fri, 22 May 2015 14:36:25 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/The-Latest-on-Rohingya-UN-Estimates-3000-Still-Adrift/2015/05/22/article2827806.ece Blast Near Pakistan Security Forces Vehicle Injures Five http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Blast-Near-Pakistan-Security-Forces-Vehicle-Injures-Five/2015/05/22/article2827798.ece The incident occurred on the Qambrani Road of Quetta. A security official said it was a remote-control bomb and was planted in a rickshaw. Fri, 22 May 2015 14:23:06 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Blast-Near-Pakistan-Security-Forces-Vehicle-Injures-Five/2015/05/22/article2827798.ece Polls Open for Irish Referendum on Gay Marriage http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Polls-Open-for-Irish-Referendum-on-Gay-Marriage/2015/05/22/article2827797.ece Polls opened in Ireland today for a historic referendum on allowing same-sex marriage that is backed by all the main political parties but opposed by the Catholic Church. Fri, 22 May 2015 14:19:39 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Polls-Open-for-Irish-Referendum-on-Gay-Marriage/2015/05/22/article2827797.ece 18 FARC Rebels Killed in Colombia Army Air Strike http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/18-FARC-Rebels-Killed-in-Colombia-Army-Air-Strike/2015/05/22/article2827732.ece The attack involved both military and police and took place took place in Guapi in the Cauca region of western Colombia. Fri, 22 May 2015 11:46:15 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/18-FARC-Rebels-Killed-in-Colombia-Army-Air-Strike/2015/05/22/article2827732.ece South Korea Court Frees Korean Air "Nut Rage" Executive http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/South-Korea-Court-Frees-Korean-Air-Nut-Rage-Executive/2015/05/22/article2827729.ece The upper court sentenced Cho Hyun-ah, who is the daughter of the airline's chairman to 10 months in prison and then suspended the sentence for two years. Fri, 22 May 2015 11:40:31 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/South-Korea-Court-Frees-Korean-Air-Nut-Rage-Executive/2015/05/22/article2827729.ece Seoul, Japan, US to Discuss North Korea Next Week http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Seoul-Japan-US-to-Discuss-North-Korea-Next-Week/2015/05/22/article2827720.ece US Secretary of State John Kerry, who arrived in Seoul on a two-day visit, indicated additional sanctions against North Korea for the SLBM launch. Fri, 22 May 2015 11:17:12 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Seoul-Japan-US-to-Discuss-North-Korea-Next-Week/2015/05/22/article2827720.ece Astronomers Discover Most Luminous Galaxy in Universe http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Astronomers-Discover-Most-Luminous-Galaxy-in-Universe/2015/05/22/article2827712.ece The light, however, is absorbed by surrounding cocoons of dust, which prevents us from seeing the galaxy with optical telescopes. Fri, 22 May 2015 11:01:30 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Astronomers-Discover-Most-Luminous-Galaxy-in-Universe/2015/05/22/article2827712.ece UN Estimates 3,000 Still Adrift in the Andaman Sea http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/UN-Estimates-3000-Still-Adrift-in-the-Andaman-Sea/2015/05/22/article2827707.ece More than 3,000 people have landed in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand in recent weeks, most of them members of the Rohingya minority. Fri, 22 May 2015 10:46:35 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/UN-Estimates-3000-Still-Adrift-in-the-Andaman-Sea/2015/05/22/article2827707.ece If Iran Gets the Bomb, My Name is on It, Says Obama http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/If-Iran-Gets-the-Bomb-My-Name-is-on-It-Says-Obama/2015/05/22/article2827697.ece Obama said he was staking his personal reputation by engaging with Iran, which critics have called both naive and dangerous. Fri, 22 May 2015 10:30:19 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/If-Iran-Gets-the-Bomb-My-Name-is-on-It-Says-Obama/2015/05/22/article2827697.ece Irish Referendum Expected to Legalise Gay Marriage http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Irish-Referendum-Expected-to-Legalise-Gay-Marriage/2015/05/22/article2827664.ece Polls suggest that between 60 and 75 per cent of Irish voters could back the change, which will bring the country in line with gay marriage legislation in Britain. Fri, 22 May 2015 10:09:44 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Irish-Referendum-Expected-to-Legalise-Gay-Marriage/2015/05/22/article2827664.ece Isil Jihadists Behead Regime Sympathisers in Palmyra http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Isil-Jihadists-Behead-Regime-Sympathisers-in-Palmyra/2015/05/22/article2827662.ece A White House spokesman said that Isil's capture of Palmyra was a "setback" for the US-led coalition in its fight against Isil. Fri, 22 May 2015 10:06:18 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Isil-Jihadists-Behead-Regime-Sympathisers-in-Palmyra/2015/05/22/article2827662.ece California Declares Emergency Over Oil Spill http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/California-Declares-Emergency-Over-Oil-Spill/2015/05/22/article2827650.ece The area is home to sensitive nesting areas for endangered snowy plovers and least terns. Fri, 22 May 2015 09:24:17 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/California-Declares-Emergency-Over-Oil-Spill/2015/05/22/article2827650.ece Obama: US Not Losing Fight Against Islamic State http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Obama-US-Not-Losing-Fight-Against-Islamic-State/2015/05/22/article2827637.ece President Barack Obama said in an interview published Thursday that the US is not losing the fight against the Islamic State radical group in Iraq and Syria, but he acknowledged that it will be necessary to intensify the training of Sunni militias in some zones to support Iraqi military forces. Fri, 22 May 2015 08:03:44 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Obama-US-Not-Losing-Fight-Against-Islamic-State/2015/05/22/article2827637.ece Clinton Sets Date for Big-Bang Campaign Launch http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Clinton-Sets-Date-for-Big-Bang-Campaign-Launch/2015/05/22/article2827636.ece After weeks of small-scale, small-town events with 'everyday Americans', Hillary Clinton has set a date for the first major campaign rally of her 2016 presidential run. Fri, 22 May 2015 07:57:40 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Clinton-Sets-Date-for-Big-Bang-Campaign-Launch/2015/05/22/article2827636.ece Months Before Getting Killed, Osama Wanted to Change Address http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Months-Before-Getting-Killed-Osama-Wanted-to-Change-Address/2015/05/22/article2827635.ece Fri, 22 May 2015 07:57:06 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Months-Before-Getting-Killed-Osama-Wanted-to-Change-Address/2015/05/22/article2827635.ece Six Baltimore Police Officers Indicted Over Freddie Gray Death http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Six-Baltimore-Police-Officers-Indicted-Over-Freddie-Gray-Death/2015/05/22/article2827633.ece A grand jury has indicted six Baltimore police officers over the death of African-American Freddie Gray in their custody last month, a state attorney said. Fri, 22 May 2015 07:52:17 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Six-Baltimore-Police-Officers-Indicted-Over-Freddie-Gray-Death/2015/05/22/article2827633.ece US Concludes Airstrike in Syria Killed Innocent Children http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/US-Concludes-Airstrike-in-Syria-Killed-Innocent-Children/2015/05/22/article2827631.ece Two children were likely killed during an American airstrike targeting al Qaeda-linked militants in Syria last year, and two other adults were wounded, according to an investigation released by the US military. Fri, 22 May 2015 07:42:54 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/US-Concludes-Airstrike-in-Syria-Killed-Innocent-Children/2015/05/22/article2827631.ece 'Al Qaeda Recruitment Akin to Taking Job in Big Enterprise' http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Al-Qaeda-Recruitment-Akin-to-Taking-Job-in-Big-Enterprise/2015/05/22/article2826662.ece New recruits to the terror grouping Al Qaeda filled up a form that was very similar to a job application for any large business enterprise, Fri, 22 May 2015 01:01:59 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Al-Qaeda-Recruitment-Akin-to-Taking-Job-in-Big-Enterprise/2015/05/22/article2826662.ece Obama Says US Not Losing Against Islamic State http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Obama-Says-US-Not-Losing-Against-Islamic-State/2015/05/22/article2826657.ece Obama has described the loss of key Iraqi territory to Islamic State as a tactical setback, while insisting the war against the jihadist group is not being lost. Fri, 22 May 2015 00:59:59 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Obama-Says-US-Not-Losing-Against-Islamic-State/2015/05/22/article2826657.ece SpaceX Cargo Ship Returns to Earth in Ocean Splashdown http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/SpaceX-Cargo-Ship-Returns-to-Earth-in-Ocean-Splashdown/2015/05/22/article2826634.ece The unmanned Dragon supply ship left the International Space Station and hours later splashed down in the Pacific Ocean. Fri, 22 May 2015 00:52:23 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/SpaceX-Cargo-Ship-Returns-to-Earth-in-Ocean-Splashdown/2015/05/22/article2826634.ece US Threatens Not to Sign N-Deal With Iran http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/US-Threatens-Not-to-Sign-N-Deal-With-Iran/2015/05/22/article2826616.ece Washington has threatened "not to sign" a final nuclear agreement with Tehran unless the Iranian government gives access to its possible military dimension-related sites and nuclear scientists. Fri, 22 May 2015 00:44:17 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/US-Threatens-Not-to-Sign-N-Deal-With-Iran/2015/05/22/article2826616.ece 'Destruction of Historic City of Palmyra Begun' http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Destruction-of-Historic-City-of-Palmyra-Begun/2015/05/22/article2826610.ece The Islamic State terrorists have already begun damaging the Unesco World Heritage site of Palmyra in Syria Fri, 22 May 2015 00:42:15 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Destruction-of-Historic-City-of-Palmyra-Begun/2015/05/22/article2826610.ece Pakistan Denies Selling Nukes to Saudi Arabia http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Pakistan-Denies-Selling-Nukes-to-Saudi-Arabia/2015/05/22/article2826587.ece Pakistan on Thursday rejected reports that the country has planned to sell nuclear weapons to Saudi Arabia. Fri, 22 May 2015 00:33:06 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Pakistan-Denies-Selling-Nukes-to-Saudi-Arabia/2015/05/22/article2826587.ece Pakistan Court Indicts Over 100 in Christian Couple Lynching Case http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Pakistan-Court-Indicts-Over-100-in-Christian-Couple-Lynching-Case/2015/05/22/article2826518.ece An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on Thursday indicted 106 people in the case of lynching a Christian couple in Kasur district of Punjab province last year. Fri, 22 May 2015 00:22:24 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Pakistan-Court-Indicts-Over-100-in-Christian-Couple-Lynching-Case/2015/05/22/article2826518.ece Permanent Exemption for Zardari in Illegal Assets Case in Pakistan http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Permanent-Exemption-for-Zardari-in-Illegal-Assets-Case-in-Pakistan/2015/05/21/article2826294.ece Asif Ali Zardari, accused of illegally amassing wealth, was exempted from appearing before a court in future hearings. Thu, 21 May 2015 20:13:54 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Permanent-Exemption-for-Zardari-in-Illegal-Assets-Case-in-Pakistan/2015/05/21/article2826294.ece Adani Signs Deals to Sell 70% of Production From Oz Mine http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Adani-Signs-Deals-to-Sell-70-of-Production-From-Oz-Mine/2015/05/21/article2826293.ece Adani Mining has signed contracts with buyers for selling nearly 70 per cent of coal it plans to produce from its USD 16.5 billion Carmichael mine in Australia. Thu, 21 May 2015 20:05:55 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Adani-Signs-Deals-to-Sell-70-of-Production-From-Oz-Mine/2015/05/21/article2826293.ece Four Pro-Rajapaksa Ministers Quit Srisena Government http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Four-Pro-Rajapaksa-Ministers-Quit-Srisena-Government/2015/05/21/article2826279.ece Thu, 21 May 2015 19:42:12 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Four-Pro-Rajapaksa-Ministers-Quit-Srisena-Government/2015/05/21/article2826279.ece Islamic State in Control of Palmyra Ruins, Activists Say http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Islamic-State-in-Control-of-Palmyra-Ruins-Activists-Say/2015/05/21/article2826278.ece The Islamic State's capture of the town of Palmyra late yesterday was a stunning triumph for the militant group, only days after it captured the strategic city of Ramadi in Iraq's largest Sunni province. Thu, 21 May 2015 19:40:23 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Islamic-State-in-Control-of-Palmyra-Ruins-Activists-Say/2015/05/21/article2826278.ece China, India, Russia to be Top 3 Shareholders of AIIB: Expert http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/China-India-Russia-to-be-Top-3-Shareholders-of-AIIB-Expert/2015/05/21/article2826277.ece Meanwhile, the chief negotiators of the 57 prospective founding members held their fifth meeting in Singapore to finalise the Bank's structure. Thu, 21 May 2015 19:38:40 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/China-India-Russia-to-be-Top-3-Shareholders-of-AIIB-Expert/2015/05/21/article2826277.ece For sale on China's Taobao: Italian Villa for USD 16.4 Million http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/For-sale-on-Chinas-Taobao-Italian-Villa-for-USD-16.4-Million/2015/05/21/article2826274.ece For sale online to a wealthy Chinese buyer: historic Italian villa, starting price USD 16.4 million, immigration possible. Thu, 21 May 2015 19:36:02 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/For-sale-on-Chinas-Taobao-Italian-Villa-for-USD-16.4-Million/2015/05/21/article2826274.ece Indian-Origin UK Hotelier Feared Kidnapped in India http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Indian-Origin-UK-Hotelier-Feared-Kidnapped-in-India/2015/05/21/article2826273.ece The UK Foreign Office is looking into the mysterious disappearance of a British-Indian hotelier who went missing while on a business trip to Punjab. Thu, 21 May 2015 19:34:32 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Indian-Origin-UK-Hotelier-Feared-Kidnapped-in-India/2015/05/21/article2826273.ece Religions in China Should be Without Foreign Influence: Xi http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Religions-in-China-Should-be-Without-Foreign-Influence-Xi/2015/05/21/article2826271.ece Though China is governed by the officially atheist Communist Party, Buddhism and Taoism have struck roots in the country for centuries. Thu, 21 May 2015 19:33:23 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Religions-in-China-Should-be-Without-Foreign-Influence-Xi/2015/05/21/article2826271.ece American Woman Gets 24 Years for Pushing Indian Man to Death http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/American-Woman-Gets-24-Years-for-Pushing-Indian-Man-to-Death/2015/05/21/article2826244.ece Thu, 21 May 2015 18:22:49 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/American-Woman-Gets-24-Years-for-Pushing-Indian-Man-to-Death/2015/05/21/article2826244.ece Hitlers Lost Bronze 'Walking Horses' Recovered in German Police Raids http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Hitlers-Lost-Bronze-Walking-Horses-Recovered-in-German-Police-Raids/2015/05/21/article2826225.ece Police said that they had to stage a series of raids to recover them. Eight people are being investigated, the BBC reported. Thu, 21 May 2015 17:13:58 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Hitlers-Lost-Bronze-Walking-Horses-Recovered-in-German-Police-Raids/2015/05/21/article2826225.ece 4 Karachi bus Attackers Linked to 'Al-Qaeda Sleeper Cell': Pakistan http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/4-Karachi-bus-Attackers-Linked-to-Al-Qaeda-Sleeper-Cell-Pakistan/2015/05/21/article2826195.ece The Chief Minister has said the police have seized three Kalashnikov rifles, seven 9mm rifles, five grenades, seven laptops, explosive material and terrorism literature. Thu, 21 May 2015 16:21:03 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/4-Karachi-bus-Attackers-Linked-to-Al-Qaeda-Sleeper-Cell-Pakistan/2015/05/21/article2826195.ece Revealed: Osama Bin Laden's Love Letter to His Wife http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Revealed-Osama-Bin-Ladens-Love-Letter-to-His-Wife/2015/05/21/article2826174.ece Three European men were sent to carry out the plan, they report, "but we have lost our communication with them," and they may have been captured. Thu, 21 May 2015 15:43:23 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Revealed-Osama-Bin-Ladens-Love-Letter-to-His-Wife/2015/05/21/article2826174.ece UN Expert says IS Picks 'Prettiest Virgins' as Sex Slaves http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/UN-Expert-says-IS-Picks-Prettiest-Virgins-as-Sex-Slaves/2015/05/21/article2826163.ece Women are also promised to fighters as a recruitment tool or trafficked and forced to enter prostitution to raise funds. Thu, 21 May 2015 15:32:09 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/UN-Expert-says-IS-Picks-Prettiest-Virgins-as-Sex-Slaves/2015/05/21/article2826163.ece Al-Qaeda's Job Application: Do You Wish to Execute a Suicide Operation http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Al-Qaedas-Job-Application-Do-You-Wish-to-Execute-a-Suicide-Operation/2015/05/21/article2826152.ece1 The Office of the Director of National Intelligence says the papers were taken in the Navy commando raid that killed bin Laden in Pakistan in 2011. Thu, 21 May 2015 15:08:39 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Al-Qaedas-Job-Application-Do-You-Wish-to-Execute-a-Suicide-Operation/2015/05/21/article2826152.ece1 Investigators Double MH370 Search Area in Southern Indian Ocean http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Investigators-Double-MH370-Search-Area-in-Southern-Indian-Ocean/2015/05/21/article2826130.ece The statement quoted experts, as saying that the highest probability of finding the aircraft was within a 46,000 square mile search area. Thu, 21 May 2015 14:40:29 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Investigators-Double-MH370-Search-Area-in-Southern-Indian-Ocean/2015/05/21/article2826130.ece 'China Failed to Gain India's Support for Silk Road Projects' http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/China-Failed-to-Gain-Indias-Support-for-Silk-Road-Projects/2015/05/21/article2826123.ece Beijing has rendered enormous endorsement for New Delhi in regional and international cooperation, but acquired less in comparison. Thu, 21 May 2015 14:31:57 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/China-Failed-to-Gain-Indias-Support-for-Silk-Road-Projects/2015/05/21/article2826123.ece Malaysia Orders Sea Search and Rescue for Migrants http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Malaysia-Orders-Sea-Search-and-Rescue-for-Migrants/2015/05/21/article2826047.ece In the past three weeks, more than 3,000 people, Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar and Bangladeshis trying to escape poverty, have landed in overcrowded boats. Thu, 21 May 2015 12:34:19 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Malaysia-Orders-Sea-Search-and-Rescue-for-Migrants/2015/05/21/article2826047.ece Owner of American Pharoah Named in Gambling Debt Lawsuit http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Owner-of-American-Pharoah-Named-in-Gambling-Debt-Lawsuit/2015/05/21/article2826010.ece The federal breach of contract lawsuit was filed in March 2014 by Howard Rubinsky, 58, of Florida. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:44:36 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Owner-of-American-Pharoah-Named-in-Gambling-Debt-Lawsuit/2015/05/21/article2826010.ece Bangladesh Terror Group Issues Death Threats to 10 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Bangladesh-Terror-Group-Issues-Death-Threats-to-10/2015/05/21/article2826004.ece The Ansarullah Bangla Team has claimed responsibility for killing bloggers since 2013, the most recent being the murders of Avijit Roy, Washiqur Rahman Babu and Ananta Bijoy Das. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:32:44 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Bangladesh-Terror-Group-Issues-Death-Threats-to-10/2015/05/21/article2826004.ece New Boat with Rohingya and Bangladeshi Migrants Arrives in Bad Shape http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/New-Boat-with-Rohingya-and-Bangladeshi-Migrants-Arrives-in-Bad-Shape/2015/05/21/article2826002.ece Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says he has ordered the navy and the coast guard to conduct search and rescue operations for boats carrying Rohingya migrants stranded at sea. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:18:32 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/New-Boat-with-Rohingya-and-Bangladeshi-Migrants-Arrives-in-Bad-Shape/2015/05/21/article2826002.ece As Crisis Over Migrants Grows, Malaysia and Myanmar to Talk http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/As-Crisis-Over-Migrants-Grows-Malaysia-and-Myanmar-to-Talk/2015/05/21/article2825996.ece Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said he has ordered the navy and the coast guard to conduct search and rescue operations for boats carrying Rohingya migrants stranded at sea. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:06:17 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/As-Crisis-Over-Migrants-Grows-Malaysia-and-Myanmar-to-Talk/2015/05/21/article2825996.ece Asia-Pacific Militaries Seek to Develop Amphibious Skills http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Asia-Pacific-Militaries-Seek-to-Develop-Amphibious-Skills/2015/05/21/article2825991.ece In a sign of that, officers from 23 nations gathered in Hawaii this week for a three-day symposium hosted by the U.S. Marine Corps. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:01:49 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Asia-Pacific-Militaries-Seek-to-Develop-Amphibious-Skills/2015/05/21/article2825991.ece IS Takes Over Ancient Syrian City of Palmyra http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/IS-Takes-Over-Ancient-Syrian-City-of-Palmyra/2015/05/21/article2825963.ece Days after seizing control over Iraqi city of Ramadi, Islamic State (IS) has now taken over the Syrian city of Palmyra, which is home to some of the world’s most ancient ruins. Thu, 21 May 2015 10:38:32 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/IS-Takes-Over-Ancient-Syrian-City-of-Palmyra/2015/05/21/article2825963.ece Ex-Haiti Prime Minister Submits Papers to Run for President http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Ex-Haiti-Prime-Minister-Submits-Papers-to-Run-for-President/2015/05/21/article2825954.ece A board will review would-be candidates and verify they meet various constitutional requirements, including not holding foreign citizenship. Thu, 21 May 2015 10:27:56 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Ex-Haiti-Prime-Minister-Submits-Papers-to-Run-for-President/2015/05/21/article2825954.ece Republican Presidential Candidate Commandeers Senate to Protest Patriot Act http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Republican-Presidential-Candidate-Commandeers-Senate-to-Protest-Patriot-Act/2015/05/21/article2825952.ece Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul plunged into a lengthy speech declaring the Patriot Act unconstitutional and opposing renewal of the program. Thu, 21 May 2015 10:24:32 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Republican-Presidential-Candidate-Commandeers-Senate-to-Protest-Patriot-Act/2015/05/21/article2825952.ece US to Determine if Train Driver was Using Phone http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/US-to-Determine-if-Train-Driver-was-Using-Phone/2015/05/21/article2825946.ece US investigators say they are still trying to determine whether an Amtrak engineer used his phone at the controls of the train in a deadly derailment in Philadelphia. Thu, 21 May 2015 10:20:25 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/US-to-Determine-if-Train-Driver-was-Using-Phone/2015/05/21/article2825946.ece Australia Won't Take in Any Rohingya Migrants http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Australia-Wont-Take-in-Any-Rohingya-Migrants/2015/05/21/article2825944.ece Australia is a signatory to the United Nations Refugee Convention and is one of the world's most generous countries on a per capita basis in taking in refugees. Thu, 21 May 2015 10:18:57 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Australia-Wont-Take-in-Any-Rohingya-Migrants/2015/05/21/article2825944.ece Nebraska Votes to Abolish Death Penalty http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Nebraska-Votes-to-Abolish-Death-Penalty/2015/05/21/article2825942.ece Nebraska is now the 19th of 50 US states, along with the federal capital Washington, to formally abolish the death penalty. Thu, 21 May 2015 10:17:15 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Nebraska-Votes-to-Abolish-Death-Penalty/2015/05/21/article2825942.ece Obama Names Indian-American Yale Professor to Key Admin Post http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Obama-Names-Indian-American-Yale-Professor-to-Key-Admin-Post/2015/05/21/article2825939.ece US President Barack Obama has named an Indian-American professor from Yale University as a member of the prestigious National Council on Humanities. Thu, 21 May 2015 10:09:25 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Obama-Names-Indian-American-Yale-Professor-to-Key-Admin-Post/2015/05/21/article2825939.ece British Terror Suspect Living in Denmark http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/British-Terror-Suspect-Living-in-Denmark/2015/05/21/article2825936.ece Ahmed Halane, 22, a Danish citizen who grew up in the towns of Bolton and Chorlton, is suspected of fighting with militant groups abroad, BBC reported. Thu, 21 May 2015 10:03:14 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/British-Terror-Suspect-Living-in-Denmark/2015/05/21/article2825936.ece Fears for Heritage Site as Jihadists Storm the Ruins of Palmyra http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Fears-for-Heritage-Site-as-Jihadists-Storm-the-Ruins-of-Palmyra/2015/05/21/article2825935.ece The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Isil had seized almost all of Tadmur, which contains the ruins, after the group stormed the city following the failure of an earlier assault last week. Thu, 21 May 2015 10:02:22 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Fears-for-Heritage-Site-as-Jihadists-Storm-the-Ruins-of-Palmyra/2015/05/21/article2825935.ece South Korea Names Justice Minister as New PM http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/South-Korea-Names-Justice-Minister-as-New-PM/2015/05/21/article2825931.ece The 58-year-old justice minister was nominated as the premier 25 days after former prime minister Lee Wan-koo resigned Thu, 21 May 2015 09:49:28 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/South-Korea-Names-Justice-Minister-as-New-PM/2015/05/21/article2825931.ece Climate Change Threatens our National Security, says Obama http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Climate-Change-Threatens-our-National-Security-says-Obama/2015/05/21/article2825923.ece Obama said rising sea levels would undermine the effectiveness of American forces and cause hundreds of billions of dollars of damage. Thu, 21 May 2015 09:33:34 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Climate-Change-Threatens-our-National-Security-says-Obama/2015/05/21/article2825923.ece Tools Found from Before the Age of Man http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Tools-Found-from-Before-the-Age-of-Man/2015/05/21/article2825917.ece But the tools show that earlier hominids - our ancestors who lie between humans and apes - were already well advanced. Thu, 21 May 2015 09:27:31 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Tools-Found-from-Before-the-Age-of-Man/2015/05/21/article2825917.ece 24-Year-Old Lanka Student Finds Green Way to Tackle Oil Spills http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/24-Year-Old-Lanka-Student-Finds-Green-Way-to-Tackle-Oil-Spills/2015/05/21/article2825274.ece Thu, 21 May 2015 06:01:50 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/24-Year-Old-Lanka-Student-Finds-Green-Way-to-Tackle-Oil-Spills/2015/05/21/article2825274.ece SC Lifts Stay on Sampur Land Transfer http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/SC-Lifts-Stay-on-Sampur-Land-Transfer/2015/05/21/article2825271.ece Thu, 21 May 2015 06:01:49 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/SC-Lifts-Stay-on-Sampur-Land-Transfer/2015/05/21/article2825271.ece New Parliament to Be in Place by Sept, Says Lankan Prez http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/New-Parliament-to-Be-in-Place-by-Sept-Says-Lankan-Prez/2015/05/21/article2825280.ece Thu, 21 May 2015 06:01:49 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/New-Parliament-to-Be-in-Place-by-Sept-Says-Lankan-Prez/2015/05/21/article2825280.ece North Korea Says It Can Miniaturise N-Bombs http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/North-Korea-Says-It-Can-Miniaturise-N-Bombs/2015/05/21/article2824989.ece North Korea told state media on Wednesday that it has the capability to miniaturise nuclear bombs, which would allow Kim Jong-un's regime to fix the devices to missiles. Thu, 21 May 2015 01:01:39 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/North-Korea-Says-It-Can-Miniaturise-N-Bombs/2015/05/21/article2824989.ece Will Save People With Indian Hands, Says Afghan Army Man http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Will-Save-People-With-Indian-Hands-Says-Afghan-Army-Man/2015/05/21/article2824985.ece Abdul Rahim, lost his both hands in an explosion in Afghanistan while defusing a bomb and received transplanted hands at an Indian hospital. Thu, 21 May 2015 00:59:53 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Will-Save-People-With-Indian-Hands-Says-Afghan-Army-Man/2015/05/21/article2824985.ece US Military Launches Secret Space Plane X-37B http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/US-Military-Launches-Secret-Space-Plane-X-37B/2015/05/21/article2824977.ece The US Air Force's mysterious X-37B space plane was launched on Wednesday for its fourth secret space mission. Thu, 21 May 2015 00:55:20 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/US-Military-Launches-Secret-Space-Plane-X-37B/2015/05/21/article2824977.ece Indian Man Shot Dead by Teenager in US; Robbery Attempt Suspected http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Indian-Man-Shot-Dead-by-Teenager-in-US-Robbery-Attempt-Suspected/2015/05/21/article2824975.ece An Indian man, who was working as a clerk at a convenience store in the US state of Florida, has been shot dead by a teenager in an apparent robbery attempt, the second such incident in just over a month. Thu, 21 May 2015 00:53:40 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Indian-Man-Shot-Dead-by-Teenager-in-US-Robbery-Attempt-Suspected/2015/05/21/article2824975.ece Bangladeshi Ex-PM Zia Charged With Sabotage http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Bangladeshi-Ex-PM-Zia-Charged-With-Sabotage/2015/05/21/article2824973.ece Police in Bangladesh pressed charges against Khaleda Zia and activists from the opposition BNP and its allies for subversive activity. Thu, 21 May 2015 00:52:56 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Bangladeshi-Ex-PM-Zia-Charged-With-Sabotage/2015/05/21/article2824973.ece IS Beheads Three Alleged Traitors http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/IS-Beheads-Three-Alleged-Traitors/2015/05/21/article2824968.ece Militants of the Islamic State terrorist group beheaded three men it accused of treason in Syria's eastern province. Thu, 21 May 2015 00:49:58 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/IS-Beheads-Three-Alleged-Traitors/2015/05/21/article2824968.ece Zambia Lifts Ban on Hunting of Big Cats http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Zambia-Lifts-Ban-on-Hunting-of-Big-Cats/2015/05/21/article2824946.ece Zambia has lifted a ban on the hunting of big cats that was imposed over allegations of corruption in the awarding of government hunting concessions. Thu, 21 May 2015 00:32:32 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Zambia-Lifts-Ban-on-Hunting-of-Big-Cats/2015/05/21/article2824946.ece Poroshenko Says Ukraine Waging 'Real War' With Russia http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Poroshenko-Says-Ukraine-Waging-Real-War-With-Russia/2015/05/21/article2824922.ece Ukrainian President sparked fresh Kremlin fury by warning that his crisis-torn country was fighting a "real war" against Russian aggressors that could escalate at any time. Thu, 21 May 2015 00:27:03 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Poroshenko-Says-Ukraine-Waging-Real-War-With-Russia/2015/05/21/article2824922.ece Iran Rejects Access to Military Sites, Scientists http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Iran-Rejects-Access-to-Military-Sites-Scientists/2015/05/21/article2824909.ece Iran's supreme leader has said he will not allow international inspection or access to Iranian scientists under any nuclear agreement with world powers. Thu, 21 May 2015 00:21:28 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Iran-Rejects-Access-to-Military-Sites-Scientists/2015/05/21/article2824909.ece Obama: Climate Change Deniers Endanger National Security http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Obama-Climate-Change-Deniers-Endanger-National-Security/2015/05/20/article2824782.ece 'Climate change is putting at risk the security of the United States and the military sworn to defend it', said Obama. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:30:35 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Obama-Climate-Change-Deniers-Endanger-National-Security/2015/05/20/article2824782.ece China Denying Passports to Restrict Critics, Minorities http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/China-Denying-Passports-to-Restrict-Critics-Minorities/2015/05/20/article2824778.ece Hand your passport to police or it will be cancelled, read the notice to all 4.4 million residents of far-northwestern China's Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:17:23 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/China-Denying-Passports-to-Restrict-Critics-Minorities/2015/05/20/article2824778.ece Israel Bans Palestinians From Buses, Backs Out After Outcry http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Israel-Bans-Palestinians-From-Buses-Backs-Out-After-Outcry/2015/05/20/article2824777.ece A pilot programme launched by Israeli Defence Minister forbade Palestinians from riding the same bus as Israelis but was withdrawn after an outcry. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:10:54 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Israel-Bans-Palestinians-From-Buses-Backs-Out-After-Outcry/2015/05/20/article2824777.ece