The New Indian Express - World - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:55:10 +0530 Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:45:46 +0530 World Malaysian Protesters Rev up Second Day of Rallies Against PM The two-day rally, one of Malaysia's largest in years, has been largely incident-free despite police declaring it illegal, blocking the organisers' website. Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:45:29 +0530 Lanka's Main Tamil Party Presses for Opposition Status in Parliament Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:39:10 +0530 Iran Nuclear Deal Will 'Fuel Terrorism': Netanyahu The deal to curb Iran's nuclear programme will bolster Tehran's ability to fund global terrorism by providing the Islamic state with "billions of dollars" in sanctions relief, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declared. Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:33:23 +0530 China Approves Prisoner Amnesty to Mark WWII Anniversary Chinese President Xi Jinping signed a prisoner amnesty as part of commemorations of World War II's end that could see thousands of inmates. Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:31:28 +0530 US Sings Indian Tune on SL War Crimes Probe Sun, 30 Aug 2015 03:30:17 +0530 TNA Demands Main Opposition Status in House Sun, 30 Aug 2015 03:30:14 +0530 Flight from Vegas to Germany Diverted Over Unruly Passenger An international flight from Las Vegas to Frankfurt, Germany, made an emergency landing at Denver International Airport escorted by two F-16 fighter jets Sun, 30 Aug 2015 01:49:58 +0530 Mozambican Journalist, Known for Crime Reporting, Killed A veteran Mozambican journalist, known for his crime reporting, was gunned down on the streets of the capital. Sun, 30 Aug 2015 01:44:46 +0530 Deputy Ambushed, Killed at Gas Station in Houston Suburb Authorities are still pursuing a suspect in the death of a uniformed sheriff's deputy who was shot several times while filling up his patrol car. Sun, 30 Aug 2015 01:42:40 +0530 US NSA Rice Holds Wide Ranging Talks With Chinese Officials Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's State visit to the White House next month, US National Security Advisor Susan Rice has held wide ranging talks with her counterparts in Beijing. Sun, 30 Aug 2015 01:39:59 +0530 Pakistan Army Kills 14 Suspected Militants Near Afghanistan The Pakistani military says its latest airstrikes in a troubled tribal region near Afghanistan have killed 14 suspected militants. Sun, 30 Aug 2015 01:38:24 +0530 7 Die in Nigeria Air Force Plane Crash The Nigerian air force says one of its aircraft has crashed into a residential house in Kaduna state killing all four crew and three passengers Sun, 30 Aug 2015 01:33:26 +0530 Rice's Trip to Pakistan Unrelated to Indo-Pak Tension: White House Rice's visit to Islamabad was planned in advance and she is not making an "emergency visit" due to the ongoing tension between India and Pakistan. Sun, 30 Aug 2015 01:29:46 +0530 15 Held in Spain for Smuggling Migrants on Water Scooters Fifteen people were arrested this month in Spain for smuggling Moroccan migrants into the country on water scooters, authorities said today, terming it a "very dangerous practice." Sun, 30 Aug 2015 01:28:22 +0530 TNA Demands Recognition as Main Parliamentary Opposition Neither the UNP nor the UPFA can claim to be the official opposition and none from the ranks of either party can be made the Leader of the Opposition. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:34:53 +0530 Immigration Shift Shows India, China Out-pacing Mexico The shift has been building for more than a decade and experts say it's bringing more highly skilled immigrants here. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:18:20 +0530 Iran President Opposes Parliament Vote on Nuclear Deal Rouhani said the Supreme National Security Council, the country's highest security decision-making body, was almost finished analyzing the agreement. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:13:25 +0530 Man Carrying Sleeping Daughter Sparks Online Fundraising Campaign The pictures were taken in Beirut, Lebanon's capital, where more than a million refugees have fled to escape fighting in their cities. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 22:32:54 +0530 India, Pakistan Should Resolve Issues with Dialogue: Britain Philip Hammond said Britain reiterates that the two South Asian nuclear arch-rivals should resolve all their issues with dialogue. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 22:30:14 +0530 Bangladesh Police Nabs Five Human Organ Traders The Detective Branch (DB) of Bangladesh Police has detained five people in connection with a case of international human organ trafficking. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 22:25:30 +0530 Vatican: Heart Attack Killed Ex-envoy Charged with Sex Abuse A Vatican statement indicated that laboratory results, expected in coming days, could elaborate on the cause of the sudden death of Jozef Wesolowski, a 67-year-old Pole. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 21:45:30 +0530 US Calls for Restraint on N-arms: NSA to Visit Pakistan US NSA advisor Susan Rice is expected to meet Pakistan's leadership over bilateral relations and the regional security situation Sat, 29 Aug 2015 21:39:59 +0530 38 Girls, Young Women Killed in Swaziland Crash, Says Group Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18:52:01 +0530 Egypt Verdict a 'Deliberate Attack on Press Freedom': Al-Jazeera Al-Jazeera condemned the decision by an Egyptian court to sentence three of its journalists to three years in prison as a "deliberate attack on press freedom". Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:28:29 +0530 Swiss to Repay $700,000 to Norway After Fraud Conviction Swiss authorities will repay creditors around $700,000 in embezzled funds stashed in a Swiss bank account, in one of Norway's biggest-ever bankruptcies, prosecutors said this week. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:15:25 +0530 Court Awards Indo-Canadian Activist $11,360 for Unlawful Arrest A court has awarded an Indo-Canadian activist C$15,000 ($11,360) in damages for being unlawfully arrested by two police officers, a media report said. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:09:28 +0530 British Mother Feared on Way to Syria With 4 Children Scotland Yard fear a missing British Muslim mother and her four children, including a four-year-old son, may be travelling to Syria, where dreaded militant outfit Islamic State has occupied large swathes of land. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:49:32 +0530 Turkish Man 'Likely Involved' With Bangkok Bombing Arrested Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:46:19 +0530 US Falls in Line With India on Lanka War Crimes Probe The United States appears to have fallen in line with India’s consistent position that charges of war crimes and human rights violations relating to Sri Lanka are best investigated by an independent and credible domestic mechanism rather than an intrusive international mechanism, threatening its sovereignty. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:42:22 +0530 Egypt Sentences 3 Al-Jazeera Reporters to 3 Years in Prison An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:36:39 +0530 Libya Shipwreck Toll Rises to 111, Dozens Missing Rescuers have retrieved from the sea the bodies of 111 migrants whose boat sank off the coat of Libya, the Red Crescent said in a new toll. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:10:42 +0530 Twitter to Hire More Women Next Year to Bridge Gender Gap Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:55:02 +0530 US to Provide Attack Helicopters to Pakistan: Report The US has decided to provide Ah-1Z Viper attack helicopters to Pakistan to sharpen up its counter-terrorism efforts, a media report said today. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:55:01 +0530 Al Jazeera Journalists Jailed for Three Years in Egypt An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced three Al Jazeera journalists to three years in jail. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:51:36 +0530 Digest of International News for Week August 22- August 28, 2015 Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:48:20 +0530 Sheriff's Deputy Fatally Shot in Houston While Pumping Gas A sheriff's deputy in uniform has died after he was fatally shot while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:43:43 +0530 Hong Kong Diamond Thief Swapped Stone for Fake: Police A thief swapped a USD 220,000 diamond with a fake at a luxury jewellery store in Hong Kong, police said today, as the city wrestles with an uptick in shop theft. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:34:50 +0530 Myanmar Approves First-Ever National Minimum Wage Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:32:20 +0530 Split Emerges in Japan's Biggest 'Yakuza' Gang Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:23:09 +0530 Four Held Over Austria Truck Tragedy as Migrant Deaths Mount Hungary has said it had arrested four people over the discovery of the decomposing bodies of 71 migrants, believed to be Syrian, in an abandoned truck in Austria. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:20:37 +0530 Malaysians Gather in Capital to Demand Reform, PM's Ouster Members of Prime Minister Najib Razak's ministers have admitted he received nearly $700 million in mysterious deposits into his personal bank accounts starting in 2013. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:45:19 +0530 Pakistan Bans Islamic State Militant Group Pakistan has banned the Islamic State militant group that has overrun vast stretches of Iraq and Syria  after repeatedly denying the dreaded outfit's presence within its territory. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:37:22 +0530 Pakistan Accuses India of Sabotaging Peace Efforts Pakistan has accused India of sabotaging peace efforts and putting the regional security and stability at stake by objecting to include Kashmir issue in the bilateral dialouge. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 11:51:12 +0530 Donald Trump Speaks at $100-per-person Event Near Boston Trump said the money raised Friday was only being used to offset the costs of the event and said people attending could choose to pay whatever they wanted. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 11:45:30 +0530 Indian Register of Shipping Opens Office in Abu Dhabi Sat, 29 Aug 2015 11:20:29 +0530 Tropical Storm Erika Death Toll Rises to 27 in Dominica A tropical storm heading across the Caribbean has killed at least 27 people on the island of Dominica, reported. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:54:31 +0530 Explosion in Bahrain Kills Police Officer, Wounds 7 Others The explosion took place late yesterday west of the capital, Manama, in a predominantly Shiite village called Karanah. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:48:00 +0530 Teen Left Horrified in Australia After Doctors Discover 26 Cockroaches Inside Right Ear A female cockroach had been living in Li’s ear canal for weeks and had laid eggs. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:46:21 +0530 German Court Reinstates Ban on Demos in Flashpoint Refugee Town Last weekend, police and far right demonstrators clashed outside a refugee centre in Heidenau. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:45:57 +0530 Radar Detects Object Believed to be Missing Nazi Gold Train Deputy Culture Minister Piotr Zuchowski told reporters the lawyers had been informed the train was over 100 meters (109 yards) long and called it an "exceptional" discovery. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:40:22 +0530 US Asks its Citizens to Defer All Non-essential Travel to Pakistan The United States today asked its citizens to defer their all non-essential travel to Pakistan, citing increased terror activities in the country. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:37:47 +0530 Iraq's Top Cleric Says Government Must Genuinely Seek Change Iraq's top Shiite cleric said on Friday the government must show it was seeking genuine change to combat corruption and improve services Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:34:55 +0530 Blocks Every Pathway for Nuclear Weapon: Obama Obama also acknowledged the support that most Jews have given him, saying, "I wouldn't be sitting here if it weren't for my friends and supporters in the Jewish community." Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:30:29 +0530 South Sudan Army Ordered to End Fighting Ahead of Ceasefire South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has ordered all government troops to cease fighting rebel forces as part of a peace agreement, his spokesman said, ahead of a full ceasefire on Saturday. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 09:47:37 +0530 Obama to Wage Climate Fight at Alaskan Frontline "In Alaska, glaciers are melting," Obama said in a video posted Thursday. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 09:23:32 +0530 50 Years of Chinese Rule has Pushed Tibet into Ecological Disaster The establishment of the People’s Republic of China in 1949 led to efforts to greatly expand agricultural production in China. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 09:16:40 +0530 Storm Kills At least 20 in Dominica, Menaces Haiti The US state of Florida declared a state of emergency and Cuba issued an alert as well, as the storm, which is forecast to weaken Saturday, rolled their way. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 09:04:54 +0530 Malaysia Braces for Protests Against Embattled PM The demonstrations by pro-reform alliance Bersih, which means "clean" in Malay, will demand the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak and wide-ranging government reforms. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 09:03:04 +0530 US Court Ruling Allows NSA to Continue Surveillance Larry Klayman, a lawyer who sued the NSA over its domestic surveillance programme, said he would appeal to the Supreme Court. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 08:56:53 +0530 Toddler and Children Among Austrian Lorry Death Toll of 71 Police in the Austrian state of Burgenland gave the first complete account of the deaths of the migrants inside the lorry. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 08:25:10 +0530 Migrants Biking Across Russia's Northern Border According to Norwegian police, 133 asylum seekers, most of them from Syria, made the crossing so far this year. That is up from just a dozen such crossings in 2014. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 08:24:13 +0530 TV Killer 'Took Victim's Innocent Comments as Racist Slurs' THE US television reporter shot dead on air by a former colleague may have been murdered for using everyday phrases which her killer interpreted as racist slants. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 08:19:52 +0530 AP Sues US Justice Department Over Bogus News Stories The lawsuit, filed Thursday, says the FBI attributed those fake news stories to the media company. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 08:00:08 +0530 Explosion in Bahrain Kills Police Officer, Wounds 7 Others The explosion took place west of the capital, Manama, in a predominantly Shiite village called Karanah. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 07:57:57 +0530 El Salvador Reports 51 Violent Deaths in a Day Thursday's toll surpassed the mark of 45 killed on Aug. 22 as gang violence continues to plague the Central American country of 6 million people. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 07:53:32 +0530 Pilot Dies in Stunt Crash Ahead of NY Air Show "It appeared the aircraft had experienced a structural failure," a New York State Police spokesman said. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 07:49:21 +0530 Turkish PM Forms Interim Government For Early Elections Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Friday formed an interim power-sharing government to act until the snap elections scheduled for November 1. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 07:46:28 +0530 Sirisena Era in SLFP, Rajapaksa Sidelined Sat, 29 Aug 2015 03:24:20 +0530 Tamils Firm on Demand for International Inquiry: TNA Leader of the Tamil National Alliance said that the Tamils will keep pressing for an international probe into charges of war crimes against the Lankan government. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 03:24:16 +0530 Iraq's Top Cleric Says Government Must Genuinely Seek Change Iraq's top Shiite cleric said on Friday the government must show it was seeking genuine change to combat corruption Sat, 29 Aug 2015 01:42:26 +0530 Vote Count in Favor of Iran Deal Climbs to 30 in US Senate Democratic Sen. Tom Carper became the 30th senator to announce support for the Iran nuclear deal, as momentum for the White House-backed agreement grows. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 01:40:16 +0530 Pakistan Rejects Report About Fastest Growing Nuclear Warheads Pakistan rejected as "utterly baseless" a report by leading American thank-tanks which said that Islamabad has the fastest growing nuclear arsenal in the world. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 01:34:30 +0530 Al-Jazeera English Defendants Await Verdict in Egypt Trial Mohammed said he had done nothing wrong in his job as a journalist, and deserved the charges dismissed. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:53:25 +0530 Vote Count in Favor of Iran Deal Climbs to 30 in US Senate A vote on the nuclear deal the U.S. and other world powers negotiated with Iran is scheduled for early September. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:52:04 +0530 Former US President Bush Arrives in Mississippi Bush spoke Friday, saluting then-Gov. Haley Barbour, as well as U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker and former Sen. Trent Lott. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:50:54 +0530 Over 3,32,000 Migrants Reach Europe This Year A migration agency says in the last day, more than 480 migrants have been brought to the southern Italian island of Lampedusa. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:45:48 +0530 Sirisena Takes Over SLFP, Rajapaksa Group Reduced to A Rump In deference to Sirisena‘s wish, the Central Committee warned SLFP MPs that anyone defying its diktat will be liable to disciplinary action. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:42:19 +0530 Red Cross Says War Leaves Situation Dire in Yemen's Taiz Taiz's health situation is "particularly dire," said the organization, which regularly provides humanitarian assistance in war zones. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:30:19 +0530 Exhausted Migrants Scuffle at Greek-Macedonian Border Macedonian authorities were allowing up to 50 people across at a time Friday from the Greek village of Idomeni, but more were arriving by the busload all day. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:21:58 +0530 Attacks Kill at Least 17 Afghan Soldiers and Militia Men An Afghan police official says a suicide bomber on foot killed two Afghan soldiers northwest of the capital Kabul. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:19:46 +0530 Release 7 Men Convicted of Gay Acts: Senegal Activist Police said they saw two men in the act, and then found five others in a room with condoms, Bangoura said. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:17:54 +0530 Italy Ends Eight-month NATO Air Policing Mission in Baltics NATO launched the Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission to protect Baltic skies in 2004 when Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania joined the alliance. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:14:43 +0530 Mexican Ambassador-designate Downplays Donald Trump Comments Basanez said the Republican presidential hopeful "knows very well that what he is saying is false ... he knows very well he will apologize to Mexicans." Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:06:36 +0530 Sicily Detains 10 Smugglers in Deaths of 52 Migrants The crew leader "arbitrarily" directed the migrants above or below deck as they boarded, regardless of what they had paid. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:04:41 +0530 200 Feared Dead in Latest Migrant Disaster off Libya's Coast Dozens of boats are launched from lawless Libya each week, with Italy and Greece bearing the brunt of the surge of migrants. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:21:23 +0530 Bush Returns to New Orleans for 10th Anniversary of Katrina Former President George W. Bush returned Friday to New Orleans, the scene of one of his presidency's lowest points. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:09:10 +0530 Greece Sets Vote for September 20 as Syriza Leads Polls A poll in leftist newspaper Efimerida ton Syntakton gave Syriza only a slim 3.5-point lead over the conservative New Democracy. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:59:15 +0530 Indian-origin Baby Sitter to Serve 14 Years for Toddler's Death Medical examiners involved in the case ruled that the child's death is a homicide and the cause of his death was blunt force trauma. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:38:06 +0530 Six People Killed in Nepal Landslides At least six persons, including an elderly woman and two children, have been killed and as many injured in two separate landslides triggered by torrential rains in Nuwakot district of central Nepal. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:43:21 +0530 Former Pakistani Soldier Arrested For Burning National Flag Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:19:48 +0530 In 2012, Sanction-hit Iran Had Money to Buy Luxury Goods But None For Medicines Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:57:33 +0530 Indian Babysitter Jailed For 19 Years Over Child's Death in US The child's death was termed a homicide and the cause of death was said to be blunt-force trauma with multiple sites of impact. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:55:20 +0530 Tamils to Keep Pressing For International Probe: TNA Leader Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:51:57 +0530 Top Indian Scientist Awarded 1st Sunhak Peace Prize Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:49:38 +0530 Malaysians Gear up For Street Rallies Urging Najib to Quit Najib has been fighting for political survival after leaked documents in July showed he received some $700 million in his private accounts from entities linked to indebted state fund 1MDB. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:30:09 +0530 Indian Labourer Jailed For Molesting Woman in Dubai The 27-year-old man was accused of groping a 35-year-old woman from Philippines in an inebriated state. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:18:19 +0530 Toll in Libya Migrant Shipwreck Rises to 76: Aid Workers Libya's coastguard initially said that 30 people had died in the disaster that unfolded on Thursday near the western port of Zuwara. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:16:58 +0530 Vatican ex-Envoy Charged With Sexual Abuse Dies Before Trial Jozef Wesolowski, 67, was found dead early Friday in the Vatican room where he has been held on house arrest, a statement from the Vatican said. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:37:56 +0530 Taiwan Warns Officials Not to Attend Chinese WWII Parade Taiwan's objections came after a high-profile former vice president said he would attend the parade in Beijing on September 3. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:30:43 +0530 India Only External Threat: Pakistani Military The Indian Army would be buying weapons worth another $100 billion, the report added. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:16:48 +0530