Wednesday , 14 November 2018

World News

Golden Sunday for Indian girls

GOLD COAST: From weightlifting to boxing to table tennis to hockey, women formed the core of India’s stupendous day four at the 21st Commonwealth Games where a 16-year-old Manu Bhaker delivered a record-shattering shooting gold medal and the table tennis team shocked fancied defending champions Singapore to clinch the top honours for the first time in the event. Please like ... Read More »

New strikes pound Syria’s Ghouta

Beirut: Fresh air strikes hit rebel-held areas of Syria’s Eastern Ghouta today, a monitor said, after more than 80 people were killed in weekend raids including an alleged chemical attack denounced by the United States. Please like & share: Read More »

Russian embassy in UK alleges London withholding on probes

London: Russia’s embassy in London Sunday accused Britain of “deliberately” withholding information on probes into the targeting of several Russians on its soil, as the war of words between the two countries continues. Please like & share: Read More »

Police stumped by motives of Germany van attacker

Munster (Germany): German investigators were puzzled this morning by the motives of a man who drove a van into a crowd at an open-air restaurant the day before, killing two people before shooting himself. Please like & share: Read More »

Lula spends first day of 12-year prison sentence

Curitiba (Brazil): Leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva spent Sunday as Brazil’s first ex-president to be imprisoned for a common crime — and his cell was in the headquarters of the giant anti-graft probe that brought him down. Please like & share: Read More »

China urges EU to act together against US protectionism

PTI   BRUSSELS China today called on the European Union to take a joint stand against US protectionism as the tit-for-tat trade rift between Washington and Beijing threatened to entangle Europe. The call to Brussels came as US President Donald Trump warned that he could slap another USD 100 billion (86 billion euros) of extra tariffs on Chinas imports, fanning ... Read More »

Russia vows tough response to new US sanctions

IANS   MOSCOW Russia will not leave new US sanctions and any future hostile actions without a tough response, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said after Washington announced a new round of restrictions against Moscow. With endless sanctions, including those for the removal of competitors with administrative measures, Washington has actually gone against the market economy and free, fair competition, ... Read More »

Fourteen killed in Canadian hockey team bus crash

AFP   OTTAWA A bus carrying a group of Canadian junior hockey players has collided with a semi-trailer on a rural highway in Saskatchewan, killing 14 people, Canadian media reported citing police. Fourteen more were injured — including three critically — in the accident involving the Humboldt Broncos team bus, which was heading north for a Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League ... Read More »

New class of antibiotics may combat drug resistance

IANS NEW YORK A new class of antibiotics, from an unconventional source which has a distinct way of killing bacteria, has been discovered which may help combat drug-resistant or hard-to-treat bacterial infections, according to scientists. According to the World Health Organisation, antibiotic resistant is one of the biggest threats to global health today and a significant contributor to longer hospital ... Read More »