The New Indian Express - World - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Tue, 24 May 2016 17:32:31 +0530 Tue, 24 May 2016 16:33:11 +0530 World Frequent flyer Mansour used Pakistan passport for trips: report Mansour was coming to Quetta from Taftan, Balochistan, when his car came under the drone attack, killing him and his driver. Tue, 24 May 2016 16:00:36 +0530 Sikhs-Americans condemn attack on Sikh preacher in India President of the Sikh Cultural Society said nobody should spread fear among those trying to preach the religion. Tue, 24 May 2016 15:39:11 +0530 Lankan Tamils want Jaya to help secure federal constitution, not eelam They see the lofty declaration about Eelam in her manifesto as a grand political ploy to silence her Tamil nationalist rivals. Tue, 24 May 2016 15:29:04 +0530 Forensic official: EgyptAir 804 human remains suggest blast All 66 people on board were killed when the Airbus 320 crashed in the Mediterranean early Thursday Tue, 24 May 2016 15:23:29 +0530 70 Indians arrested in Nepal over consuming alcohol: police The Indians began to enter Nepal to enjoy drinks as soon as Bihar government banned alcohol, according to police. Tue, 24 May 2016 14:39:33 +0530 Trump could 'bankrupt' America like his companies: Clinton Clinton warned of the consequences of a Donald Trump presidency that would deport 11 million immigrants. Tue, 24 May 2016 14:25:44 +0530 'Green flashing UFO' spotted before Egypt Air crash, claim Turkish pilots The pilots further said that the object, which they are guessing it to be an UFO then disappeared all of a sudden. Tue, 24 May 2016 14:13:30 +0530 Obama drop-in for pork soup stuns Vietnam street shop owner Obama slipped away from his visit on Monday night to sample the dish with Anthony Bourdain, a chef and food critic. Tue, 24 May 2016 14:07:40 +0530 Afghan Taliban leader's death widens cracks in fragmented group The news of Mansour's death has been widely hailed by Afghans as a "major blow" to the militant group. Tue, 24 May 2016 11:29:58 +0530 Greek authorities begin evacuation of Idomeni refugee camp The camp is home to an estimated 8,400 people, including hundreds of children, mostly from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq. Tue, 24 May 2016 11:19:39 +0530 Obama reaches out to people a day after Vietnam arms deal Obama planned meetings with civil society members and entrepreneurs and a speech aimed at the people of Vietnam. Tue, 24 May 2016 10:48:22 +0530 Afghan Taliban chief 'Mansour' used Pakistan airports Mansour was coming to Quetta from Taftan when his car came under the drone attack, immediately killing him & his driver. Tue, 24 May 2016 10:22:54 +0530 Obama's Hiroshima visit stirs differing views across Pacific The White House has clearly ruled out an apology, which would inflame many U.S. veterans and others. Tue, 24 May 2016 10:16:59 +0530 Respect Pakistan's ‘sovereignty’ but won’t stop removing terrorists: US‘sovereignty’-but-won’t-stop-removing-terrorists-US/2016/05/24/article3448801.ece The Taliban's chief justice official, Mullah Shaikh Abdul Hakim, could have been among those killed in the strike. Tue, 24 May 2016 09:38:36 +0530‘sovereignty’-but-won’t-stop-removing-terrorists-US/2016/05/24/article3448801.ece Isil suicide attackers kill at least 140 people in Assad's heartland Isil jihadists have claimed responsibility for bomb blasts that killed more than 140 people in the Syrian towns. Tue, 24 May 2016 09:25:50 +0530 Iraq begins assault to take Fallujah from Isil The UNHCR said it believed 80 families had so far fled, with local residents saying the number was greater. Tue, 24 May 2016 09:13:14 +0530 Hillary Clinton declines final debate with Bernie Sanders The two campaigns agreed in February to hold four more debates, including a final one in California in May. Tue, 24 May 2016 08:39:27 +0530 5 dead after skydiving tour plane crashes in Hawaii State Department of Health data shows 20 visitors died in aircraft crashes in Hawaii from 2005 to 2014. Tue, 24 May 2016 08:32:48 +0530 New report says health facilities attacked in 19 countries A coalition's report cited extensive damage to medical facilities and deaths to health workers elsewhere in the world. Tue, 24 May 2016 08:25:37 +0530 US spy plane flew 'dangerously' near Russian border Russia's air defence detected an RC-135 spy plane belonging to US Air Force on Sunday, the ministry said in its statement. Tue, 24 May 2016 08:04:23 +0530 Obama 'confident' TPP will be ratified in US despite opposition That process has stumbled, though, as public outcry against international trade deals increases. In the US in particular Tue, 24 May 2016 05:42:20 +0530 US spy plane flew 'dangerously' near Russian border The US crew had not provided any information regarding its flight to air traffic controllers in the region, despite it flying at the same altitude. Tue, 24 May 2016 02:58:58 +0530 Pakistan summons US Ambassador over drone strike Talking about the coordination on terrorism between the two countries, Fatemi also underlined that Pakistan and the US. Tue, 24 May 2016 02:58:07 +0530 8 killed in attack on mosque in Sudan Eight people have been killed and others injured when armed men attacked an area near El Geneina, the capital of Sudan. Tue, 24 May 2016 01:58:58 +0530 Lanka President Bans Re-settlement In Landslide Prone Areas To assess the damage and speed up relief and resettlement work, the President has set up a Special Task Force. Mon, 23 May 2016 23:06:54 +0530 Austria's new president: The green professor who beat the far-right As Austrian president, he dreams of a fence-free United States of Europe, which defends the rights of minority groups. Mon, 23 May 2016 22:11:56 +0530 IS blasts in Syria regime heartland kill more than 148 Approximately 15 minutes after the Tartus blasts, the explosions began in Jableh, 40 kilometres to the north. Mon, 23 May 2016 21:37:41 +0530 Talks to expand Israeli government hit 'dead end' Religious nationalists from the Jewish Home party already hold key cabinet positions in Netanyahu's government. Mon, 23 May 2016 21:31:20 +0530 Pope and top imam embrace in historic Vatican meeting Pope Francis embraced the grand imam of Cairo's Al-Azhar Mosque at the Vatican in a historic encounter both sides. Mon, 23 May 2016 21:26:39 +0530 Buddhist Heritage Emerging As A Major Plank in Asian Diplomacy Jawaharlal Nehru, was the first to use Hindu-majority India’s Buddhist heritage to forge ties with several countries in Asia. Mon, 23 May 2016 21:19:35 +0530 Greece to intensify evacuation of squalid migrant border camp Through persuasion, the number of migrants at Piraeus was brought down from around 5,000 people in March to 1,500. Mon, 23 May 2016 21:10:28 +0530 Zika crisis fuelled by 'massive' mosquito control failures: WHO chief In Brazil, the hardest-hit country, more than 1.5 million people have been infected with Zika since the outbreak began last year. Mon, 23 May 2016 21:05:36 +0530 Afghanistan's Taliban: Leaderless but still a potent threat Mansour ran the group for more than two years following the unannounced death from illness in 2013 of Taliban founder Mullah Omar. Mon, 23 May 2016 21:02:35 +0530 Obama confirms Taliban leader's death in US strike Barack Obama confirmed Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a US air strike, hailing his death as an important milestone. Mon, 23 May 2016 20:58:34 +0530 Leaders seek to defy sceptics at Istanbul humanitarian summit Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the burden of handling the world's crises should be better shared. Mon, 23 May 2016 20:54:13 +0530 Flood-hit Sri Lankans face uncertain future Sri Lankans camped out in shelters in the capital face an uncertain future after massive flooding from torrential rain struck the island. Mon, 23 May 2016 20:47:02 +0530 China apprehensive of Cook's plans for India: Chinese media Apple's decision could affect the jobs of tens of thousands of Chinese workers. Mon, 23 May 2016 18:59:24 +0530 Leaving EU is 'self-destruct option' for economy and jobs, British PM says Some polls have also shown the economy growing in importance as an issue for voters. Mon, 23 May 2016 18:52:17 +0530 India, Iran to combat terror; ink Chabahar port agreement, 11 other pacts India and Iran today pledged to combat terrorism and radicalism as the two nations signed 12 agreements. Mon, 23 May 2016 18:21:15 +0530 China clarifies on Pakistan's NSG application Founded in London in 1975, the NSG controls the export and re-transfer of nuclear weapons materials. Mon, 23 May 2016 18:08:56 +0530 Indian-origin woman found murdered at her home in UK An Indian-origin woman was found murdered in a pool of blood at her family estate in south England. Mon, 23 May 2016 17:14:33 +0530 Italy requests SC to enforce UN court verdict, allow marine to return The matter came up in the Supreme Court, which agreed to hear Italy's plea on May 26. Mon, 23 May 2016 17:14:31 +0530 Bombs kill more than 120 in Syrian regime bastions Seven bombs -- most of them suicide attacks -- hit Jableh and Tartus almost simultaneously on Monday morning. Mon, 23 May 2016 16:44:29 +0530 Death of Taliban chief Mansour - what happens next? Who will succeed Mullah Akhtar Mansour and other questions answered. Mon, 23 May 2016 15:45:56 +0530 India, Iran to consult closely on combating terrorism: PM Modi Rouhani asserted that Iran has always attached great importance to their relations with India. Mon, 23 May 2016 15:08:40 +0530 India-Iran 'dosti' as old as history: PM Narendra Modi The PM pointed out that Iran was among the first countries to come forward in support after the 2001 Gujarat earthquake. Mon, 23 May 2016 15:07:45 +0530 18 girls killed in fire at school dorm in northern Thailand A nighttime fire at a boarding school dormitory in northern Thailand killed 18 girls ranging from 5 to 12 years old. Mon, 23 May 2016 13:08:41 +0530 Spanish priest pleads for divine intervention to repair road Luis Roldan Patino celebrated Mass on a pitted road Sunday and splashed holy water to bless it. Mon, 23 May 2016 13:05:11 +0530 12-year-old California student ready to start university Tanishq Abraham pointed out he's just an ordinary kid who likes learning and microscopes but also playing video games. Mon, 23 May 2016 13:01:36 +0530 Bangladesh avoids high death toll with cyclone evacuation The country has built thousands of raised concrete buildings to serve as cyclone shelters across the vast region. Mon, 23 May 2016 12:55:56 +0530 Hospital attack caught on camera shows cost of Syrian war Nearly 740 doctors & other medical personnel have died in a conflict that killed more than 250,000 people since 2011. Mon, 23 May 2016 12:49:30 +0530 Indian climber 3rd to die on Mount Everest in recent days A Dutch man died Friday and an Australian woman died hours later after suffering from altitude sickness on Everest. Mon, 23 May 2016 11:36:17 +0530 Taliban leader's death a 'milestone' for Afghan peace: Obama Mansour was killed when a U.S. drone fired on his vehicle in the southwestern Pakistan province of Baluchistan. Mon, 23 May 2016 11:31:20 +0530 Leaving Afghans to their fate will haunt the West Al-Qaeda was driven out of Afghanistan in the wake of the September 11 attacks in 2001. Mon, 23 May 2016 10:24:14 +0530 Isil is 'testing its chemical weapons' on prisoners in Mosul Isil has moved its chemical weapons operation to densely populated residential areas of the Iraqi city of Mosul. Mon, 23 May 2016 10:19:43 +0530 Killing of Taliban chief in US drone strike deals blow to peace hopes The Taliban made no official response to the claims, but one senior commander, Mullah Abdul Rauf, confirmed the killing. Mon, 23 May 2016 09:34:15 +0530 Paris airport refuses to step up security after jet crash An airline officer said there were sometimes identity checks at entrances to terminals at Charles de Gaulle airport. Mon, 23 May 2016 09:10:24 +0530 Egypt sends submarine to hunt for crashed jet's black boxes In his first public comments since the crash, Egyptian President el-Sissi cautioned against premature speculation. Mon, 23 May 2016 08:34:04 +0530 Obama says no apology for atomic bomb on Hiroshima visit US President Barack Obama will not apologise for the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on his landmark visit this week. Mon, 23 May 2016 08:01:01 +0530 Kidnapped Ukranian woman rescued after 3 years in Pakistan Katrina was found in Katho village near Mithi in Tharpakar district and her alleged abductor was arrested, Sarfaraz Nawaz, SSP, Tharparkar district said. Mon, 23 May 2016 03:24:27 +0530 Afghan Taliban sources confirm death of Mansour Senior Afghan Taliban sources today confirmed the death of their chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a US drone strike. Mon, 23 May 2016 03:16:04 +0530 Abu Dhabi's ADNOC cutting thousands of jobs: Industry 'Thousands of staff at ADNOC and its affiliates' are affected, said one source in the industry, asking not to be named. Mon, 23 May 2016 02:50:24 +0530 Killed Indian's family at memorial for Brussels terror attack victims A ceremony was held at the Royal Palace here on Sunday in remembrance for the March 22 terror attacks victims. Mon, 23 May 2016 00:29:03 +0530 Greece to adopt more cuts, tax hikes for bailout cash Should Athens fail to reach its fiscal targets, it must resort to the new mechanism to save up to two percent of output in a fiscal year. Mon, 23 May 2016 00:24:07 +0530 Austria on knife-edge in far-right 'election thriller' A win would see Norbert Hofer of the Freedom Party (FPOe) become the European Union's first far-right head of state. Mon, 23 May 2016 00:14:19 +0530 Flood-hit Sri Lanka pulls more bodies from landslides Sri Lanka was receiving international aid for more than half a million people forced to flee their homes across the island. Sun, 22 May 2016 23:40:02 +0530 Clinton, in 'dead heat' with Trump, offers sharper contrast The new Washington Post/ABC News survey found the presidential frontrunners in a virtual dead heat among registered voters. Sun, 22 May 2016 22:19:32 +0530 Syria rebels give truce brokers 48 hours to end regime assault The rebel groups urged the international community and friendly nations to act to save Daraya from genocide. Sun, 22 May 2016 22:08:13 +0530 Indians assimilate with everybody, says Modi in Iran There are also around 1,300 Indian students in Iran, a large number of whom pursue theological studies in Qom. Sun, 22 May 2016 22:03:49 +0530 UN says Istanbul humanitarian summit 'once in generation' chance Eliasson said the meeting aimed to tackle the root causes of crises emanating from conflict, as well as climate change. Sun, 22 May 2016 21:59:17 +0530 Flooding And Landslides Cost Lanka $ 2 billion According to Minister Karunanayake, 125, 000 houses have been damaged and 600,000 people are displaced. Sun, 22 May 2016 21:24:27 +0530 Karuna’s Defection Reduced LTTE’s Manpower by Half Paving Way For Defeat’s-Defection-Reduced-LTTE’s-Manpower-by-Half-Paving-Way-For-Defeat/2016/05/22/article3446027.ece According to Thamilini the main cause of Karuna’s rift with Prabhakaran was outfit’s Intelligence Chief, Pottu Amman. Sun, 22 May 2016 21:18:35 +0530’s-Defection-Reduced-LTTE’s-Manpower-by-Half-Paving-Way-For-Defeat/2016/05/22/article3446027.ece Obama lands in Vietnam to boost security, trade ties Obama administration now sees the country as a vital plank in America's much vaunted pivot to the Asia-Pacific region. Sun, 22 May 2016 21:13:22 +0530 Cameron 'very happy' to meet Trump Cameron has branded Trump's suggested ban on Muslims entering the United States as stupid, divisive and wrong. Sun, 22 May 2016 21:01:32 +0530 Iraq increases Green Zone security after second breach Iraq's political crisis has left the government deadlocked as security forces struggle to fight the Islamic State group. Sun, 22 May 2016 20:57:44 +0530 Modi reaches Tehran, offers prayers at Gurudwara Modi said priority would be given to enhancing connectivity, trade, investments, culture and people-to-people contacts. Sun, 22 May 2016 20:53:30 +0530 India, Oman sign MoU on defence cooperation Parrikar attended a reception at Qaboos Port to mark goodwill visit to Oman of INS Delhi, INS Deepak and INS Tarkash. Sun, 22 May 2016 20:48:54 +0530 Search on for clues in EgyptAir crash IS group claimed responsibility for that attack within hours, but there has been no claim linked to the EgyptAir crash. Sun, 22 May 2016 20:41:53 +0530 Thousands homeless in cyclone-hit Bangladesh Bangladeshis were returning safely home after authorities evacuated more than 500,000 to shelters before the cyclone hit. Sun, 22 May 2016 20:34:53 +0530 12 deadly attacks carried out under Taliban leader Mullah Mansour It was during Mansour's brief rule that Taliban took control of the city of Kunduz and held it for four days. Sun, 22 May 2016 18:00:47 +0530