IANS | March 14, 2018 7:04 PM
Owing to increased urbanisation, 19 of the 29 largest cities in the world depend on evaporation from surrounding lands for more than one-third of their water supply, finds a study.
As Theresa May’s deadline ends, here’s why Sergei Skripal death mystery has set stage for Britain-Russia standoffFE Online | March 14, 2018 6:46 PM
If you are an avid spy-flick enthusiast, then you know what a country does to a spy who betrays it. On March 4, Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury, Southwest England.
Associated Press | March 14, 2018 6:36 PM
The European Union moved Wednesday to speed up the return of unauthorized migrants, announcing plans to punish countries that refuse to take back their nationals by restricting visas for their diplomats.
PTI | March 14, 2018 6:31 PM
Students who were overweight or obese were about half as likely to get diagnosed.
Reuters | March 14, 2018 5:55 PM
Finland, rose from fifth place last year to oust Norway from the top spot.
AFP | March 14, 2018 5:20 PM
For the veteran leader, the ceremony marked the end of a painful stretch of post-election paralysis, the deepest crisis of her 12-year career.
AFP | March 14, 2018 4:58 PM
France will take legal action against Google and Apple for “abusive business practices”, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said today as transatlantic ties threaten to be riven by a trade war. “I believe in an economy based on justice and I will take Google and Apple before the Paris Commercial Court for abusive business practices” […]
FE Online | March 14, 2018 3:32 PM
Social media is filled with outrage over a photo of a puppy that died in its carrier after a flight attendant in United Airlines flight insisted that the owners put the bag holding the dog in an overhead bin.
AFP | March 14, 2018 11:41 AM
Moscow has slammed the accusations that it was behind the attempted murder of a double agent, defying the midnight yesterday ultimatum set by Britain to explain how a Soviet-designed nerve-agent found its way onto British streets.
FE Online | March 14, 2018 11:39 AM
RIP Stephen Hawking: Eminent scientist Stephen Hawking, known for his groundbreaking contribution to cosmology, especially black holes and relativity passed away today.
Chinese Reporter Liang Xiangyi’s candid eye-roll at National People’s Congress leaves social media in frenzyFE Online | March 14, 2018 10:56 AM
Footage captured by China’s national news broadcaster, CCTV, shows the reporter Liang Xiangyi scoffing to herself before giving a disdainful and a frowning look to a fellow Chinese reporter Zhang Huijin while she asks a question during a convening of the National People’s Congress.
RIP Stephen Hawking! Cause of death believed to be complications due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosisFE Online | March 14, 2018 10:26 AM
Renowned scientist Stephen Hawking, who is known for his groundbreaking work with black holes and relativity, passed away on Wednesday morning at the age of 76. The news was confirmed by Hawking’s family.
IANS | March 14, 2018 10:17 AM
Women employees in technical roles filed 118 gender discrimination complaints with Microsoft between 2010 and 2016 but the tech giant concluded that just one of those complaints was “founded”, media reported.
FE Online | March 14, 2018 11:50 AM
Senior scientist Stephen Hawking has passed away at the age of 76.
IANS | March 14, 2018 9:21 AM
Sacked US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has warned of Russia’s “troubling behaviour and actions” in a parting statement after being fired by President Donald Trump.
AFP | March 14, 2018 9:09 AM
Japan is considering a summit between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, local media reported, as diplomatic efforts to engage Pyongyang ramp up.
AFP | March 14, 2018 9:03 AM
Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak reported to prosecutors for questioning in a corruption probe today, apologising for the controversy.
PTI | March 14, 2018 8:06 AM
Top American daily ‘The Wall Street Journal’ has slammed Hillary Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, for her remarks in India wherein she blamed the “backward parts of the US” for her loss.
PTI | March 14, 2018 7:54 AM
A shoe was hurled at Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan during a rally in Gujrat city in Punjab province. As Imran Khan was addressing the crowd atop a vehicle, a shoe came flying and hit PTI leader Aleem Khan, who was standing right next to Imran Khan, Dawn reported.
ANI | March 14, 2018 7:32 AM
United States President Donald Trump longtime personal aide John McEntee has been fired after an investigation into his finances caused his security clearance to be revoked.
Reuters | March 14, 2018 7:21 AM
U.S. President Donald Trump is seeking to impose tariffs on up to $60 billion of Chinese imports and will target the technology and telecommunications sectors, two people who had discussed the issue with the Trump administration said on Tuesday.
Associated Press | March 14, 2018 5:10 AM
The UN adviser on preventing genocide has said that all information he has received indicates the Myanmar government intended to get rid of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state and possibly even destroy them “which, if proven, would constitute the crime of genocide.”
PTI | March 14, 2018 5:00 AM
Beleaguered Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who was fired today by US President Donald Trump, said he would delegate his responsibilities to his deputy and would step down by end of this month.
AFP | March 14, 2018 4:51 AM
The Iranian nuclear deal is still in the best interests of the United States, a senior Pentagon official said today, going against President Donald Trump’s claim that it’s a “terrible” agreement.
PTI | March 14, 2018 12:41 AM
China is pursing a long-term, steady economic growth in the region through its One Belt, One Road policy and improving military posture by connecting ports such as Gwadar in Pakistan, a top American General said.
PTI | March 13, 2018 11:20 PM
CIA Director Mike Pompeo, who has been nominated by President Donald Trump to be his next Secretary of State, is seen as an advocate of a tough policy on Pakistan.
FE Online | March 13, 2018 6:58 PM
A woman, who claimed to be the daughter of Dubai’s crown Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Saeed Al Maktoum,has gone missing with her friend off Goa coast. The 33-year-old woman Sheikha Latifa reportedly went missing off the coast of Goa.
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