Thursday, January 24, 2019

US think tank report detects 'secret' N Korean missile base
US | January 22, 2019 3:12:15 PM IST
Despite North Korea repeatedly committing to achieve denuclearisation, a report by a US-based think tank said that there is an 'undeclared' missile base in the communist country, which is yet to be acknowledged by Pyongyang. ... read..

Kerch Strait accident: India in touch with Russian agencies for inputs on Indian nationals
Asia | January 22, 2019 3:11:33 PM IST
After a massive blaze took place involving two Tanzanian-flagged cargo vessels in the Black Sea near Kerch Strait, India on Tuesday said that the Indian Embassy in Moscow is in constant touch with Russian maritime agencies for further information on India ... read..

Secret missile site uncovered in N.Korea
Washington | Tuesday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Experts have revealed an undeclared site that reportedly serves as the headquarters of one of North Koreas ballistic missile programmes, the media reported on Tuesday. ... read..

British opposition calls for vote on holding second referendum
London | Tuesday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Britain's opposition Labour Party said the House of Commons should be able to vote on whether to hold a second referendum in an amendment it submitted to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit update. ... read..

Indian-origin man jailed in Singapore for bomb hoax call
Singapore | Tuesday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
An Indian-origin man has been jailed for four months over 2004 hoax call about a bomb at the house of late founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. ... read..

10 die as ships with Indian crew catch fire off Russia (Lead)
Moscow | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
At least 10 people were killed in a fire that broke out on two ships, both carrying Indian crew, near the Kerch Strait that separates Crimea and Russia, emergency officials said. The victims have not been identified yet. ... read..

Ships carrying Indian crew catch fire off Russia, 10 killed
Moscow | Tuesday, 2019 12:15:04 PM IST
At least 10 people were killed in a fire that broke out onboard two ships, both carrying Indian crew, near the Kerch Strait that separates Crimea and Russia, according to emergency officials. ... read..

Iraqi scientist helped IS make chemical weapons
Baghdad | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:04 AM IST
An Iraqi scientist has claimed that he supervised the manufacture of lethal toxins for the Islamic State (IS) terror group for a period of 15 months, The Washington Post reported. ... read..

Mexico pipeline blast toll reaches 91 (Lead)
Mexico City | Tuesday, 2019 11:15:06 AM IST
The death toll from the explosion of a gasoline pipeline in Mexico's Hidalgo state, has increased to 91, an official said. ... read..

Rescue efforts continue in Kerch Strait fire, 9 people missing
Asia | January 22, 2019 7:41:34 AM IST
Nine people are missing in the fire that broke on board two liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels in the Kerch Strait. ... read..

9 people killed as truck ploughs into pedestrians in Vietnam
Asia | January 22, 2019 6:11:44 AM IST
Nine people were killed and three were injured when a truck ploughed into a group of pedestrians crossing a national road to attend a funeral on Monday. ... read..

ELN claims responsibility for Bogota attack
Others | January 22, 2019 6:11:41 AM IST
Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN) has claimed responsibility for the Bogota bomb explosion near the General Santander National Police Academy last week that left 21 dead and wounded 68. ... read..

Experiment for gene-edited babies illegal: China
Asia | January 22, 2019 6:11:38 AM IST
The experiments conducted by scientist He Jiankui, which have led to the birth of the world's first gene-edited twins, have been termed as illegal by Chinese authorities. ... read..

Trump takes a jibe at Pelosi - again
US | January 22, 2019 6:11:33 AM IST
US President Donald Trump has slammed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for calling the wall on US' southern border with Mexico "immoral". ... read..

Trump asks Democrats to 'stop playing games' amid shutdown
US | January 22, 2019 6:11:31 AM IST
US President Donald Trump has asked Democrats to "stop playing games" and "give America the security it deserves", amid the ongoing partial government shutdown which has been in place since December 22. ... read..

Mexico pipeline explosion toll rises to 89
Mexico City | Tuesday, 2019 3:15:04 AM IST
The death toll from a gas pipeline explosion in the Mexican town of Tlahuelilpan has climbed to 89, a senior official said on Monday. ... read..

Ruling out second referendum, May unveils Brexit Plan B
Europe | January 22, 2019 3:11:39 AM IST
With time rapidly running out for the UK to exit the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday presented an alternate path to secure Parliamentary support for a Brexit deal, dismissing all probability of a second referendum. ... read..

11 people die as vessels in Kerch Strait catch fire
Others | January 22, 2019 3:11:33 AM IST
Eleven people died after two liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers, bearing Tanzania's flag, in the Kerch Strait caught fire on Monday. ... read..

No quick progress expected in peace talks with Japan: Kremlin
Moscow | Tuesday, 2019 1:15:04 AM IST
As the meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nears, the Kremlin on Monday said a peace treaty is unlikely to be signed over a territorial dispute between the two countries. ... read..

US has 'no plans' for Syria post troops withdrawal, says former envoy
Middle East | January 21, 2019 11:41:44 PM IST
The United States does not have any plans for Syria in the future once its troops are withdrawn from the region, Washington's former anti-Islamic State (ISIS) envoy Brett McGurk said. ... read..

Kashmiri writer exposes Pakistans game plan in Gilgit Baltistan
Asia | January 21, 2019 11:41:42 PM IST
Pakistani rulers are unable to effectively control and govern their own territory and are so obsessed with occupying the territory of Jammu and Kashmir which does not belong to Pakistan, says Dr Shabir Choudhry, a London-based writer and author who origin ... read..

Russian Constitution lacks balance between power branches, says Speaker Volodin
| January 21, 2019 10:12:12 PM IST
Russian Constitution lacks balance between power branches, says Speaker Volodin ... read..

Kamala Harris enters US presidential race
US | January 21, 2019 10:11:52 PM IST
California Senator Kamala Harris on Monday announced that she is running for the US presidential elections in 2020. ... read..

Pak invites Indian delegates to negotiate Kartarpur Corridor agreement
Asia | January 21, 2019 10:11:49 PM IST
Pakistan has invited Indian delegates to negotiate and finalise the agreement on Kartarpur Corridor for which the stone breaking ceremony was held on both sides of the border in November last year. ... read..

Netanyahu: Iran to face consequences for threatening Israel
Jerusalem | Monday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday that Iran would face consequences for threatening Israel, hours after Israeli fighter jets struck targets in Syria's capital Damascus. ... read..

Indian-American Senator Kamala Harris says she'll run for President (Lead)
New York | Monday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Kamala Harris, a Senator of Indian descent, announced on Monday that she is running for President in the 2020 elections branding herself a "fighter" for the American people. ... read..

US-based self-claimed cyber expert says 2014 elections were rigged, poll panel denies allegations
London | Monday, 2019 8:45:40 PM IST
In a sensational claim, a US-based self-claimed cyber expert Syed Shuja on Monday said the 2014 Lok Sabha elections were "rigged" and even claimed that BJP leader Gopinath Munde was "killed" as he knew about the "hacking" of Electronic Voting Machines (E ... read..

Kamala Harris to run for US President in 2020
Washington | Monday, 2019 8:45:35 PM IST
Democrat Kamala Harris, the first Indian-American to serve in the US Senate, launched her campaign for the White House on Monday while appearing on ABC's Good Morning America. ... read..

Suicide attack on Kurdish-US convoy in Syria kills 5: Monitor
Damascus | Monday, 2019 8:45:30 PM IST
A suicide car bomb attack on a military convoy in Syria's Hasakah province on Monday killed five members of a Kurdish-led force accompanying US-led coalition troops, a war monitor reported. ... read..

Sri Lanka to adopt National Climate Change Act
Colombo | Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
The Sri Lankan government said on Monday that it will soon adopt the National Climate Change Act to minimise the emission of greenhouse gases. ... read..

9 killed as truck hits funeral attendees in Vietnam
Hanoi | Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
A truck on Monday hit a group of people crossing a road to attend a funeral in Vietnam's Hai Duong province, killing nine and injuring three others. ... read..

EU citizens in UK can apply to stay after Brexit
London | Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Citizens from the European Union (EU) member states who are currently living in the UK and who wish to stay in the country after it leaves the bloc, would from Monday be able to apply for a scheme allowing them to do so, according to the British governmen ... read..

370 dead in Ebola outbreak in DR Congo
Others | January 21, 2019 6:12:16 PM IST
The death toll in the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic (DR) of Congo rose to a whopping 370, since the disease ravaged the Central African nation in July last year, the country's health ministry said on Monday. ... read..

May to present Plan B on Brexit deal
Europe | January 21, 2019 6:12:00 PM IST
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday will disclose a Plan B on Brexit, after the Parliamentarians, last week, voted against her proposed deal for Britains withdrawal from the European Union. ... read..

Russian telecom operator launches lawsuit against Facebook, Twitter
| January 21, 2019 6:11:34 PM IST
Moscow [Russia], Jan 21 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor has launched an administrative suit against Facebook and Twitter, after the two companies failed to provide concrete responses to the watchdog's request on localising user ... read..

Israel hits Iranian targets in Syria (Lead)
Jerusalem/Damascus | Monday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
The Israel military on Monday said it has hit Iranian targets around the Syrian capital Damascus in retaliation to a rocket fired from Syria towards the occupied Golan Heights. ... read..

#BurnTheTricolor, a malicious campaign by Sikhs for Justice
US | January 21, 2019 3:41:31 PM IST
Sikhs for Justice, a US-based pro-Khalistani organisation has once again been exposed for its malicious anti-India campaign after it recently launched `#BurnTheTricolor drive in the West. ... read..

Japanese FM Kono, Pompeo to hold talks before 2nd Trump-Kim summit
Asia | January 21, 2019 2:41:55 PM IST
Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono is slated to meet United States Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo before the second summit place between the US and North Korea in mid-February.Apart from addressing North Koreas denuclearisation over a brief phone c ... read..

Japanese airline boosts sightseeing places in Japan
Asia | January 21, 2019 2:41:45 PM IST
Japanese airlineAll Nippon Airways (ANA) has been introducing popular sightseeing places in Aomori Prefecture, located in Tohoku region ofJapan. ... read..

12 killed in Afghanistan suicide car bomb
Asia | January 21, 2019 2:41:39 PM IST
At least 12 people were killed and 27 injured in a suicide car explosion that occurred near a military base in Wardak province of central Afghanistan on Monday, officials said. ... read..

Tulsi Gabbard doesn't regret 2017 meeting with Assad
Washington | Monday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu Congresswoman, has said that she does not regret her 2017 meeting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who has been accused of using chemical weapons to attack civilians in his country's years-long civil war. ... read..

Fresh arrest warrant against Khaleda Zia
Asia | January 21, 2019 1:11:46 PM IST
A Dhaka court has issued a fresh arrest warrant against jailed former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia in a 2014 case where she is accused of making inflammatory comments and hurting religious sentiments. ... read..

China's economic growth hits 28-year low of 6.6%
Asia | January 21, 2019 11:11:32 AM IST
China on Monday announced that its economy cooled down in the last quarter of 2018, recording a growth rate of 6.6 per cent, which is the slowest in the last 28 years. ... read..

Book by ex-staffer claims White House is 'out of control'
Washington | Monday, 2019 10:45:05 AM IST
A book written by a former White House staffer has described back-stabbing and duplicity within the West Wing and claimed that it was "out of control". ... read..

Democrats stand firm against Trump's exchange offer
Washington | Monday, 2019 10:15:05 AM IST
Despite President Donald Trump's offer to end the ongoing partial government shutdown and fund a border wall in exchange for temporary protections for groups of immigrants, Democrats stood by their demand to reopen the government before negotiating about ... read..

Mexico pipeline blast toll reaches 85 (Lead)
Mexico City | Monday, 2019 10:15:05 AM IST
The death toll from the explosion of a gasoline pipeline in Mexicos Hidalgo state, has increased to 85, officials said. ... read..

S Korea, US discuss second Trump-Kim summit
Seoul [South Korea] | January 21, 2019 10:11:33 AM IST
South Korea and the United States on Monday held talks on the upcoming second meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump that is scheduled to take place in late February. ... read..

7 gunned down in Mexican city
Mexico City | Monday, 2019 9:15:04 AM IST
Gunmen killed seven young men attending a house party in the Mexican Caribbean resort city of Cancun, state prosecutors said. ... read..

UN chief condemns attack on peacekeepers in Mali
United Nations | Monday, 2019 8:45:04 AM IST
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned the attack on a camp of the UN peacekeeping force in Mali that killed 10 soldiers from Chad. ... read..

Trump, Erdogan discuss Syria, bilateral ties
Washington | Monday, 2019 8:15:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump has spoken over phone with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the ongoing tension in Syria, and bilateral ties, said the White House. ... read..

10 UN peacekeepers killed in 'jihadist' attack in Mali
Bamako | Monday, 2019 8:15:04 AM IST
Ten UN peacekeepers from Chad have been killed in an attack by the suspected Islamist militants in Mali, the UN says. ... read..

Mexico: Death toll mounts to 79 in gasoline pipeline explosion
Mexico City [Mexico] | January 21, 2019 8:11:32 AM IST
The gasoline pipeline explosion in Tlahuelilpan has taken the lives of at least 79 people as of Sunday. 66 people have been injured in the tragic incident. ... read..

Why is Fortis buying the Assets of Singapore-listed Trust
Singapore | January 21, 2019 8:11:30 AM IST
Last week, the Trustee-Manager of RHT Health Trust, a business trust listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX), announced the completion of the process of disposing its entire portfolio of healthcare assets. Fortis Healthcare, a listed company in India and, ... read..

Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria
Jerusalem | Monday, 2019 7:45:04 AM IST
Israel's military on Monday said it has started hitting Iranian targets in Syria. ... read..

Egypt, France discuss trade, bilateral ties
Cairo | Monday, 2019 6:45:04 AM IST
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has met French Minister of Economy and Finance Bruno Le Maire in Cairo over economic ties and bilateral relations. ... read..

Turkey ready to take over Manbij: Erdogan
Ankara [Turkey] | January 21, 2019 6:41:32 AM IST
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday told US President Donald Trump that Turkey is ready to take over the security in Syria's Manbij, which was the site of a gruesome attack on US forces in recent times. ... read..

UP: NSUI district president booked for threatening female student
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | January 21, 2019 6:41:32 AM IST
An FIR has been registered against NSUI Shahjahanpur district president Irfan Hussain for allegedly threatening a female student after she complained of molestation. ... read..

Mali: Death toll rises to 10 in UN attack
Kidal [Mali] | January 21, 2019 5:11:36 AM IST
At least 10 UN Peacekeepers from Chad have lost their lives and 25 people have been injured in Sunday's attack on the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) camp here. ... read..

Video of teen Trump supporters, mocking Native American drummer, sparks outrage
Washington D.C. [USA] | January 21, 2019 5:11:31 AM IST
A video of a group of American teens, wearing 'Make America Great Again' apparel, mocking a Native American veteran near the Lincoln Memorial here sent shockwaves across the country, sparking an outrage. ... read..

Greece: Thousands protest against Macedonia name change, 5 police officers injured
Athens [Greece] | January 21, 2019 5:11:31 AM IST
Demanding a referendum, thousands of protestors took to the streets in Athens on Sunday to protest against an agreement that aims at renaming Macedonia to the Republic of North Macedonia. ... read..

Second Trump-Kim summit likely to be held in Vietnam
Washington | Monday, 2019 4:45:04 AM IST
The second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is expected to take place in Vietnam, with three candidate cities being under consideration, the US media reported on Sunday. ... read..

50 killed in Afghanistan clashes
Kabul | Monday, 2019 3:45:04 AM IST
At least 50 people were killed in Afghanistan since Saturday as government forces and Taliban militants stepped up fighting in the war-battered country, officials said on Sunday. ... read..

Trump 'looking forward' to meeting Kim Jong-un in February
Washington D.C. [USA] | January 21, 2019 3:11:32 AM IST
Confirming a second summit with North Korea, US President Donald Trump has announced that he is "looking forward" to meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the end of February. ... read..

Syrian air defences intercept Israeli missile strike
Damascus | Monday, 2019 1:45:04 AM IST
The Syrian air defences intercepted a fresh Israeli missile strike targeting the areas in southern Syria on Sunday, the media reported. ... read..

Mexico pipeline explosion toll rises to 79
Mexico City | Monday, 2019 1:15:04 AM IST
The death toll from a devastating oil pipeline blast in Mexico has increased to 79, Minister of Public Health Jorge Alcocer said on Sunday. ... read..

Trump still 'thinking' on Pelosi's proposal of postponing State of Union speech
Washington [USA] | January 20, 2019 11:11:40 PM IST
United States President Donald Trump early on Sunday again took on House Democrat Speaker Nancy Pelosi, stating that he is still pondering over Pelosi's request to postpone addressing the State of Union amid the ongoing partial shutdown in the Federal gov ... read..

Democrats 'only seeing' 2020 elections: US President Trump
Washington [USA] | January 20, 2019 11:11:39 PM IST
United States President Donald Trump in a series of tweets on Sunday lashed out at the Democrats and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for rejecting his proposal offering temporary protection to the migrants, and accusing them of only acting with the '2020 elect ... read..

World's oldest man dies at 113
Washington D.C. [USA] | January 20, 2019 11:11:39 PM IST
The world's oldest man died in the early hours of Sunday at his home in Japan at the age of 113. ... read..

Court announces Felix Tshisekedi as the new President of Congo
Kinshasa [DR Congo] | January 20, 2019 11:11:32 PM IST
A Constitutional Court here on Sunday declared Felix Tshisekedi, leader of the main opposition party, as the newly elected President of the country, rejecting claims of rigging and fraud by runner-up candidate Martin Fayulu, who declared himself to be the ... read..

8 UN Peacekeepers killed in northern Mali camp blast
Bamako [Mali] | January 20, 2019 11:11:31 PM IST
As many as eight members of United Nations' Peacekeeping Force lost their lives in a deadly attack in northern Mali on Sunday. ... read..

Filipinos set to vote on Bangsamoro referendum on Monday
Manila [Philippines] | January 20, 2019 9:41:32 PM IST
Localities in southern Philippines are all set to vote for a historic proposal on Monday that would provide greater autonomy to the region. ... read..

2 killed, 22 injured in French ski resort fire
Paris [France] | January 20, 2019 8:11:31 PM IST
As many as two persons were killed and 22 people reportedly injured in a deadly fire that broke out in a French ski resort in Courchevel on Sunday. ... read..

2 killed, 8 injured in Syria bus explosion
Damascus [Syria] | January 20, 2019 6:41:32 PM IST
As many as two people were killed and eight others reportedly injured in twin explosions in the northern Syrian town of Afrin on Sunday. ... read..

Massive explosion heard in Damascus
Damascus [Syria] | January 20, 2019 6:41:32 PM IST
A massive explosion was heard in the Syrian capital on Sunday morning, local news agency SANA reported, adding that the same was a result of an improvised explosive device blast. ... read..

Here's how musicians coordinate with each other non-verbally
Toronto | Sunday, 2019 4:45:04 PM IST
A team of researchers has discovered a new technique to examine how musicians intuitively coordinate with one another during a performance, finds a new study. ... read..

Protest in Tehran over US detention of journalist
Tehran | Sunday, 2019 4:45:04 PM IST
Iranians demonstrated outside the Swiss embassy in Tehran on Sunday to protest against the detention of an Iranian-American journalist in Washington. ... read..

2 killed in French ski resort fire
Paris | Sunday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
At least two people were killed and four others seriously injured on Sunday in a fire at a ski resort in the French Alps, authorities said. ... read..

Mauritius PM to attend Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas
New Delhi [India] | January 20, 2019 4:11:33 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 20: Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth arrived in India Sunday morning. ... read..

Syria condemns continuous US-led attack
Damascus [Syria] | January 20, 2019 3:11:31 PM IST
Syria has condemned the continued attacks of the US-led coalition on civilians here. ... read..

Suicide attack in Afghanistan, 8 dead
Logar Province [Afghanistan] | January 20, 2019 3:11:31 PM IST
Eight people were killed and 10 others injured in a suicide attack targeting a convoy of Logar governor and the provincial NDS chief on Sunday in Mohammad Agha district of the province. ... read..

China refutes media reports claiming Beijing poses security threat to Sweden
Stockholm (Sweden) | January 20, 2019 3:11:31 PM IST
The Chinese embassy in Stockholm condemned media reports that suggested that Sweden's ties with Beijing posed security threats to the country and termed the accusation by media totally "unjustified" and "deliberately hyped". ... read..

Car bomb blast outside Northern Ireland courtroom
Belfast | Sunday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
A car bomb exploded outside a courtroom in Northern Ireland, with no immediate reports of damages or injuries, police said on Sunday. ... read..

Indian expat groups in UAE miss deadline for new immigration proposals
Abu Dhabi | Sunday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
Many Indian expatriate groups in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have missed the deadline to suggest changes to New Delhi's new draft Immigration Act which is slated to end on Sunday, the media reported. ... read..

Sweden's Museum of Failure comes to Shanghai
Shanghai | Sunday, 2019 1:15:06 PM IST
Products and services from Sweden's Museum of Failure are being showcased in Shanghai, with the exhibition scheduled to last two months. ... read..

Trump offers temporary protection for undocumented immigrants in exchange for wall (Second Lead)
Washington | Sunday, 2019 12:45:04 PM IST
US President Donald Trump, who is facing a growing backlash over the partial government shutdown, has shifted course and offered Democrats a deal for the temporary protection of some 700,000 young undocumented immigrants in exchange for $5.7 billion fundi ... read..

6.7-magnitude quake jolts Chile
Santiago | Sunday, 2019 11:45:04 AM IST
An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale the Chilean port city of Coquimbo with no immediate reports of casualties or damages. ... read..

Pashtuns' fight for justice gathers steam in Pakistan
Islamabad [Pakistan] | January 20, 2019 11:11:37 AM IST
They gathered on January 5, in Germany, in Cologne, and again on January 12 in Tank in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, to commemorate the first anniversary of Naqibullah Mehsud's death. ... read..

Democrats reject Trump's offer for temporary migrant protection
Washington D.C. [USA] | January 20, 2019 11:11:34 AM IST
Democrats rejected United States President Donald Trump's offer to provide temporary protection to migrants. ... read..

Migrant caravan continues to advance towards Mexico
Mexico City | Sunday, 2019 10:45:05 AM IST
A migrant caravan has continued to advance towards Mexico in order to reach the country's border with the US, authorities said. ... read..

World's cutest dog dies of 'broken heart'
San Francisco | Sunday, 2019 10:45:05 AM IST
Boo, the world's cutest dog, has died of a "broken heart", his owners have confirmed. ... read..

Teens wearing 'Make America Great Again' caps taunt Native American elder
Washington | Sunday, 2019 10:15:04 AM IST
A group of teenagers wearing caps with US President Donald Trump's campaign slogan "Make America Great Again", taunted a Native American elder and other activists during a march at the Lincoln Memorial here. ... read..

Mexico pipeline blast toll reaches 73 (Lead)
Mexico City | Sunday, 2019 10:15:04 AM IST
The death toll from a devastating oil pipeline blast in Mexico has increased to 73, officials said. ... read..

6.7 magnitude earthquake rattles Chile
Coquimbo [Chile] | January 20, 2019 10:11:31 AM IST
An earthquake of magnitude 6.7 on the Richter scale struck the region near the coast of Coquimbo on Sunday. ... read..

Thousands march across US to protest against Trump
Washington | Sunday, 2019 9:15:04 AM IST
Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in Washington D.C. and in nearly 300 other US cities in the third annual Women's March to protest against the policies of President Donald Trump and to stand up for women's rights. ... read..

UN chief saddened by oil pipeline explosion in Mexico
United Nations | Sunday, 2019 8:45:05 AM IST
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was saddened by an oil pipeline explosion in Mexico that has left at least 71 people dead, said his spokesman. ... read..

Russian military monitors US missile destroyer in Black Sea
Moscow | Sunday, 2019 8:15:04 AM IST
Russia's Black Sea fleet is closely monitoring a US missile destroyer in the sea, the Russian National Defense Control Center has said. ... read..

Death toll from Mexico pipeline blast rises to 71
Mexico City | Sunday, 2019 8:15:04 AM IST
The death toll from a devastating oil pipeline blast in Mexico has risen to 71, officials said. ... read..

Amid shutdown, Senate to vote on Trump's immigration plan next week
Washington DC [USA] | January 20, 2019 8:11:32 AM IST
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Saturday said that he will take up a legislation on Trump's immigration plan next week, in exchange for funding of the border wall that would end the nearly month-long partial government shutdown. ... read..

Will work for all: Bangladesh PM
Dhaka [Bangladesh] | January 20, 2019 8:11:30 AM IST
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said that her government would strive to work for the welfare of the people and that all development policies reach and benefit the masses. ... read..

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