The New Indian Express - World - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:59:03 +0530 Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:55:37 +0530 World Cameroonians Demonstrate Against Attacks by Boko Haram The solidarity march was also to discourage Cameroonian youths from joining the extremist group, said journalist Ndi Eugene Ndi. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:55:29 +0530 Lanka Says it Will Not Allow Docking of Chinese Submarines China had defended their docking, stating that there was 'nothing unusual' as it is common international practice for warships to stop for refuelling at ports abroad. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:50:23 +0530 Egyptian Court Declares Hamas as Terrorist Group The verdict resulted from two separate private suits filed by two lawyers against the Islamist movement, which controls the Gaza Strip along Egypt's border. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:32:27 +0530 Palestinian Killed in Blast near Ruined Gaza Airport Israeli forces hit the airport's radar tower in 2001 when Palestinians launched an uprising, forcing it to close down. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:25:33 +0530 Opposition Supporters Protest in Nepal, 24 injured The alliance of 30 opposition parties led by the UCPN-Maoist includes Joint Madhesi Front, a group of five Madhes-based parties and some fringe parties. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:17:33 +0530 Pakistan Sends Relief Goods for Avalanche-Hit Afghans Rescue efforts after disasters such as avalanches and flash floods, which often hit as snows melt in the spring, are frequently hampered by lack of equipment. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:10:38 +0530 Afghan Avalanche Death Toll Rises amid Rescue Severe weather has affected at least 18 of Afghanistan's 34 provinces. Nationwide, well over 200 people have died. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:59:36 +0530 Car Bombs Kill 27 People North of Iraq's Capital, Baghdad No one immediately claimed the attacks, though Iraq sees near-daily attacks often claimed by the Islamic State group. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:55:39 +0530 Brotherhood Chief among 14 Sentenced to Life in Prison Badie has already been sentenced by three separate courts to three life terms, and he was also handed two death sentences that were later overturned on appeal. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:44:00 +0530 New Bust of Gandhian Follower Erected in South Africa Flanked by two columns, the bust, unveiled in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg, tells her story in the liberation struggle. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:40:05 +0530 Iran Shrugs off Netanyahu Bid to Block Nuclear Deal The Israeli leader said Wednesday that his speech before Congress was part of his "duty" to protect the Jewish state's security. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:23:50 +0530 Govt Statements on Army Camps Triggered Genocide Resolution Wignewaran has attributed the Northern Provincial Council’s resolution on an “on-going genocide against Tamils in Sri Lanka”. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:42:25 +0530 Another Hindu Temple Vandalised in US Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:18:38 +0530 Sinhala Nationalists Oppose Repatriation of Refugees from TN Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:08:11 +0530 3 Year-Old US Boy, Shoots Himself Dead Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:20:39 +0530 Pak PM to Visit Saudi Arabia Next Week Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:16:23 +0530 US Condemns Brutal Murder of Avjit Roy in Bangladesh Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:13:20 +0530 Pakistan PM to Visit Saudi Arabia Next Week The agenda of the visit is not known but Sharif is expected to discuss important bilateral and regional issues with King Salman. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:36:49 +0530 India Alongwith other G4 Nations Demand UNSC Reform They welcomed the strong commitment shown by President of the General Assembly Sam Kutesa in making reform of the Security Council a top priority. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:29:35 +0530 Lanka Detains Two Groups Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:00:00 +0530 Lanka Detains 86 After Mid-sea Fishermen Clash Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:00:00 +0530 British Victims' Family Slams Gujarat Riots Acquittal Verdict Citing lack of evidence, a special trial court in India today acquitted all the six accused of killing three British nationals near Prantij town in Sabarkantha district of west Indian state of Gujarat in 2002. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:43:44 +0530 PIA Suspends Flight to Bangladesh after Expulsion Row The ties between Pakistan and Bangladesh have been low since the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina took over. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:06:18 +0530 Assad has no Role in Syria's Future: Britain, France UN peace envoy Staffan de Mistura is travelling to Syria tomorrow to hold talks on a plan to halt fighting in the key northern city of Aleppo. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:02:15 +0530 Obama Backs Pot Decriminalization Efforts in America His comments came the same day Washington State implemented a new law decriminalising the use of small amounts of marijuana over the objections of some Republicans. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:56:59 +0530 On British Seaside, UKIP Seeks Second Wind After topping the polls in Britain's vote for the European Parliament in 2014, a triumphant year continued with the party's first two lawmakers in parliament. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:52:34 +0530 Widow of Slain Briton Wants to See 'Jihadi John' on Trial The widow of a British aid worker killed by Islamic State militants says she would like to see "Jihadi John" captured and put on trial. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:01:15 +0530 Indian Acquitted of Murder of Compatriot but Faces New Charges He allegedly committed the offence with the woman's husband, logistics executive Harvinder Singh, 35, between December 11 and 12 that year Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:50:37 +0530 Decision on Ebola Vaccine by August: WHO 'Decisions on whether or not to introduce the vaccine will be made by the respective ministries of health of countries,' he added. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:46:59 +0530 China Defends its South China Sea Activities as Restrained His comments underscored US concerns about land reclamation activities that could fuel tensions between China and its neighbors. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:43:41 +0530 Lankan Doctor gets Rs 180 Mn Compensation for Spinal Injury She was a 24-year-old medical student when the accident occurred, but went on to become a doctor and fought for the compensation. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:40:41 +0530 Saudi Reports 10 MERS Deaths in a Week The latest deaths occurred between February 20 and 26, adding to a surge of cases which has killed 27 people since the start of the month. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:00:22 +0530 Third Alleged Accomplice in Copenhagen Shootings Arrested El-Hussein was shot dead by police after his shooting spree that sends fresh shockwaves across Europe after the Islamist attacks in Paris in January. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:54:23 +0530 US Flies Advanced Spy Plane over Disputed Sea: Officials China claims almost the entire South China Sea, which holds major sea lanes and is believed to contain vast oil and gas reserves. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:31:37 +0530 Attacks Kill 8 People in Iraq Iraqi authorities say eight people have been killed in a series of bombings and mortar strikes around Baghdad. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:26:16 +0530 Sri Lanka's Inflation Hit Record Low in February Sri Lanka's annual inflation hit a record low of 0.6 per cent in February from 3.2 per cent the previous month, the government said today. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:21:06 +0530 Foreign Trader Burned in South Africa Petrol Bomb Attack 'Foreigners were instructed to close their shops by a group of people driving in a convoy around the township,' said police spokesperson Kay Makhubela. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:15:14 +0530 China Moots Trilateral Cooperation with India, Sri Lanka The two ministers had a lengthy talk focussed on the new political alignment in Sri Lanka following the fall of the Rajapaksa government. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:06:45 +0530 Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplants Cross 1 Million Mark More than one million people have received blood and marrow stem cells transplants since the first procedure in 1957, according to a new research. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:58:25 +0530 German MPs Unblock Greek Aid in Parliament Vote 'We, and especially Germany, will have a good future in the 21st century only if European integration remains successful and if we stand united in Europe,' he said. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:52:23 +0530 5 Philippine Soldiers Killed in Communist Rebel Ambush The military says five soldiers were killed and six others were wounded in a communist rebel ambush in the northern Philippines. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:45:02 +0530 Rediscovered Pablo Picasso to go on Display in Paris Museum The Pompidou Centre in Paris hopes to display a long-vanished Picasso painting in May, now that it has been recovered. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:35:57 +0530 Millions of Young Risk Hearing Loss from Loud Music, UN Says Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:33:54 +0530 Lanka Squabble Over Electoral Reforms Could Lead to Early Poll Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his UNP are of the view that primacy must be given to reform. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:29:59 +0530 'Over 500 Indonesians Have Joined IS' More than 500 Indonesians have joined the ranks of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Iraq and Syria. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:13:08 +0530 Indian and Lankan Tamil Fishermen Clash in Mid-sea For the first time in the history of the long simmering conflict over fishing rights in the sea between Sri Lanka and India. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:25:34 +0530 Madrasa Students Involved in Benazir Killing: Police An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has been told that students of an Islamic seminary were involved in the 2007 assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:10:36 +0530 Indian-Origin Man Faces Jail for Photographing Underage Boy Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:58:18 +0530 Women Accuse Hot Yoga Guru of Sex Assaults, Groping Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:22:38 +0530 Putin Has Changed the Rules of War and is Building an Empire Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:20:51 +0530 Strong Earthquake Jolts Northern Pakistan Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:14:28 +0530 'Mohammed Was a Kind, Gentle and Beautiful Young Man' Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:13:47 +0530 MI5 Blunders That Allowed Jihadi John to Slip the Net MI5 and police had at least a dozen contacts with the man identified yesterday (Thursday) as Jihadi John who was able to flee Britain for Syria, it emerged last night. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:10:16 +0530 On the Trail of Jihadi John, the Slaughterer Perhaps the most remarkable thing about 'Jihadi John', the world's most wanted man, is just how ordinary he actually is. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:02:01 +0530 Parliamentary Elections in SL only After Sirisena government Completes Reforms Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:00:00 +0530 India Keen on Deepening Strategic Ties With Russia: President Interacting with Naryshkin and his delegation, the President said India-Russia strategic partnership has a long and illustrious history. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:59:28 +0530 SL Govt to Review US $ 400 m Tata Housing Project SL cabinet decided to review US $ 450 mn Tata housing project with a view to giving displaced low income group families better compensation. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:29:54 +0530 Lanka Parliamentary Elections Only After Reforms: Cabinet Spokesman The next Sri Lankan parliamentary elections will be held only after the Sirisena government completes all the promised constitutional, electoral reforms. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:24:48 +0530 Prince William Qualifies as Ambulance Pilot The royal, who is expecting his second child with wife Kate, hopes to work nearly full time once he takes on his new role. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:10:29 +0530 Tensions With Germany Over 'Greedy' Greece's Debt Greece, whose economy has shrunk by a quarter in six years, owes 320 billion euros (USD 365 billion), equal to 175 percent of its annual economic output. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:04:33 +0530 NATO Chief Tells Russia to Get Arms Out of Ukraine Stoltenberg's comments came as Ukraine's military announced it was starting the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line of the conflict. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:00:48 +0530