Friday , 16 November 2018

World News

Two Indians arrested for entering US illegally

PTI   New York Two Indian nationals were among 19 people arrested by the US border patrol officials in California for entering the country illegally by boat from Mexico. The US Border Patrol agents working in coordination with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) law enforcement partners, arrested 19 people yesterday, a press release from the US Customs and Border ... Read More »

UN points to possible war crimes in Yemen

IANS Geneva UN human rights experts on Tuesday pointed to possible war crimes in Yemen by pro-government forces backed by the Saudi-led coalition, and Houthi rebels in areas under their control. The Group of Regional and International Eminent Experts on Yemen, created by the UN Human Rights Council in 2017, stated in a report that both sides and the Arab ... Read More »

Neil Simon, Broadway’s master of comedy, dies at 91

NEW YORK: Playwright Neil Simon, a master of comedy whose laugh-filled hits such as “The Odd Couple,” ″Barefoot in the Park” and his “Brighton Beach” trilogy dominated Broadway for decades, has died. He was 91. Please like & share: Read More »

‘Stressed pilot caused deadly Nepal plane crash’

KATHMANDU/DHAKA: The pilot of the US-Bangla plane that crashed in Nepal in March had cried and suffered an emotional breakdown during the flight, according to a report by Nepal’s investigators on one of the Himalayan nation’s worst aviation accidents. Please like & share: Read More »

Pakistan court gives ‘final chance’ to submit response in petition against Sharifs’ conviction

LAHORE: A Pakistani court Monday gave the anti-corruption body a final chance to file its response by Wednesday in a petition seeking the revocation of the sentence handed to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family in the Avenfield properties corruption case. Please like & share: Read More »

Pope begs for God’s pardon  for sexual abuse scandals

DUBLIN: Pope Francis “begged for God’s forgiveness” on Sunday  for multiple abuse scandals within the Irish Church but faced accusations by a former Vatican official that he had personally ignored allegations against senior clergy. Please like & share: Read More »

John McCain, influential US senator dies aged 81

New York: Influential US Senator John McCain, a Vietnam war hero and a towering figure in the American political scene, who turned out to be a prominent critic of President Donald Trump has died following a battle with an aggressive form of brain cancer. Please like & share: Read More »

Julie Bishop resigns as foreign minister amid Cabinet revamp

SYDNEY: Australian Foreign Minister resigned from new Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s Cabinet on Sunday, two days after a bruising leadership battle that toppled former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull and led to a major ministerial shake-up. Please like & share: Read More »