Showing posts with label Latest International News. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Latest International News. Show all posts

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Gunmen kill 14 passengers after hijacking bus in southwestern Pakistan


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North Korean claims test of new weapon with 'powerful warhead'

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the testing of a new tactical guided weapon, state media said on Thursday. The weapon has a "peculiar mode of guiding flight" and "a powerful warhead", The official KCNA agency said.
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France launches global contest to replace Notre-Dame spire

France on Wednesday announced it would invite architects from around the world to submit designs for replacing the spire of Notre-Dame cathedral after a devastating blaze, as the government braced for a mammoth restoration challenge.
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Brunei accused of 'abusive lobbying' before critical EU vote

EU officials accused Brunei of "rude" and "abusive" lobbying against a resolution condemning the Muslim-majority sultanate for imposing the death penalty for gay sex and adultery. Brunei has drawn global condemnation from the UN, govts and celebrities for Islamic laws introduced on April 3.
from World News Headlines, Latest International News, World Breaking News - Times of India http://bit.ly/2GveR25

Egypt schedules referendum on constitutional changes

Parliament overwhelmingly approved the amendments on Tuesday. They would only extend a president's term in office from 4 to 6 years. But they include a special article specific to el-Sissi to extend his current, second term to six years and allow him to run for another six-year term in 2024.
from World News Headlines, Latest International News, World Breaking News - Times of India http://bit.ly/2IrN3xv

Britain must boost support for modern slaves, court rules

Survivors of modern slavery in Britain should no longer have support cut off six weeks after they are officially recognised as victims by the government, the high court ruled on Wednesday.
from World News Headlines, Latest International News, World Breaking News - Times of India http://bit.ly/2IAUt0M

France to try Syrian President Assad's uncle on graft charges

The uncle of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is to stand trial in France on charges of building up a big property empire in the country using funds from Syrian state coffers, legal sources said on Wednesday.
from World News Headlines, Latest International News, World Breaking News - Times of India http://bit.ly/2DiSuLc

Iran's Rouhani says floods revealed 'vicious' nature of US

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that the United States' reaction to floods that killed dozens of people had revealed Washington's "vicious" nature. At least 76 people have died after torrential rainfall which has also caused billions of dollars worth of damage since March 19.
from World News Headlines, Latest International News, World Breaking News - Times of India http://bit.ly/2UGVyvs

Indonesia's 'everyman' leader on track to beat firebrand ex-general

Indonesia's Joko Widodo was on track to be re-elected leader of the world's third-biggest democracy as unofficial results put him in a comfortable lead over firebrand ex-general Prabowo Subianto after voting closed Wednesday across the 17,000-island archipelago.
from World News Headlines, Latest International News, World Breaking News - Times of India http://bit.ly/2IEANJA

China's Xi, in scandal-plagued Chongqing, praises city's achievements

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered praise on Wednesday for what he called the achievements of the southwestern city of Chongqing, one of the country's most important cities, hit by two major graft scandals in recent years.
from World News Headlines, Latest International News, World Breaking News - Times of India http://bit.ly/2GhFJRB

Two women elected to Qatar municipal council


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Trump's Yemen veto means more death, suffering: Aid group


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Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir transferred to prison: Family source

Ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir has been transferred to a Khartoum prison following his toppling by the army last week, a source from his family told AFP on Wednesday. "Last night, Bashir was transferred to Kober prison in Khartoum," the source said without revealing his name for security reasons.
from World News Headlines, Latest International News, World Breaking News - Times of India http://bit.ly/2ICANd1

Notre-Dame's precious rooster statue found 'battered' in debris

A wrought copper statue of a rooster that sat atop Notre-Dame has been found "battered" in the debris of the Paris cathedral following its devastating fire, France's culture ministry said. The head of the French Builders Federation, Jacques Chanut, posted a picture of the restorer holding a green-coloured rooster statue in the street.
from World News Headlines, Latest International News, World Breaking News - Times of India http://bit.ly/2Ipe6K6

$1 billion raised to rebuild Paris' Notre Dame after fire


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Pope Francis thanks Notre-Dame firefighters on behalf of whole Church

"The gratitude of the whole Church goes to all those who did everything they could, even risking their lives, to save the Basilica," he said during the weekly general audience in Saint Peter's Square.
from World News Headlines, Latest International News, World Breaking News - Times of India http://bit.ly/2ICPUmA

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Donald Trump vetoes bill to end US support for Saudi-led Yemen war


from World News Headlines, Latest International News, World Breaking News - Times of India http://bit.ly/2v5ICjm

Nearly 300 arrested at London climate protests


from World News Headlines, Latest International News, World Breaking News - Times of India http://bit.ly/2V32h28

Iran's parliament labels entire US army as terrorist

State TV says Defense Minister Gen. Amir Hatami introduced the bill authorizing the government to act firmly in response to "terrorist actions" by US forces. It demands authorities use "legal, political and diplomatic" measures to neutralize the American move, without elaborating.
from World News Headlines, Latest International News, World Breaking News - Times of India http://bit.ly/2VMqbMd

Bahrain jails 138 for planning Iran-linked 'terror' group


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