Global News

Trump to Convene Opioid Epidemic Summit

Despite senior White House aides pledging to combat the opioid epidemic , some treatment advocates have not been impressed with the Trump administration's de...


Budget session of parliament resumes, TMC stages protest

When the House reconvened, Andhra Pradesh MPs resumed their protests for a Special Category status, MPs from Tamil Nadu demanded that the Centre sets up the C...


BJP surges ahead in Nagaland (Lead, correcting intro)

The State Election Commission sources said counting of votes in Nagaland will begin with postal ballots. Over 68 per cent voters turned up for polling in Nag...


U.S. to close embassy in Turkey for 'security threat'

The State Department did not specify what the security threat was that prompted the closure, but noted Americans should also avoid popular tourist spots. Anti-A...


Man, 27, charged with infamous gun murder of Irish policeman Adrian Donohoe

He was charged with capital murder having killed a Garda in the course of duty. He wore a black coat, blue jeans and red runners during his appearance in cour...


Cardinal's lawyer criticises police at Melbourne hearing — George Pell

Up to two weeks of the trial will be in closed court while complainants give evidence. Police formed a wall on either side of the footpath along William Stree...


Maryam congratulates PML-N's 'lions' for winning majority in Senate

Opposition Pakistan People's Party (PPP) secured 10 out of 12 seats from the southern Sindh province which has always been its stronghold, turning out to be the...


Germany's Angela Merkel Gets Fourth Term After Social Democrats Approve Coalition

He is also widely seen as ambitious, with an eye on succeeding Merkel, though he says he supports her as chancellor for the full parliamentary period. Wary of c...


Trump hails Xi for abolishing term limit

China's military spending, already the world's second-highest behind the United States, is due to rise 8 per cent to 1.1 trillion yuan ($173 billion) as Beijin...


Trump asked Kelly to encourage Ivanka, Jared, to exit

However, despite the current issues, one official who spoke to the newspaper suggested Americans haven't seen the worst of it yet, saying, "We haven't bottomed ...


Putin: Russia will 'never' extradite alleged hackers to US

He said Russian Federation would be "prepared to look at them and talk about it", while reiterating the Kremlin's insistence that it had no role in directing th...


Not just the US: Guatemala plans Jerusalem embassy move by May

Morales, who made the announcement on Facebook, said that Guatemala was a nation of "Christian thought", adding that "Israel is our ally and we must support it"...


Papua New Guinea quake death toll reaches 67 as aftershocks strike

At least 13 people were killed when hamlets nearest the epicentre were buried. The quake has been felt on global natural gas markets, with ExxonMobil Corp dec...


Jimmy Kimmel dives into Hollywood sex scandal at Oscars show

Fully in his flow, Kimmel also shouted-out the box office-shattering success of Black Panther and Wonder Woman: "I remember a time when the major studios di...


Klopp hails Salah goalscoring desire as scoring run continues

The player-of-year campaign would appear to revolve around De Bruyne, Tottenham forward Kane and Salah, whose form appears to be peaking at the right time. For ...


Fadnavis attributes BJP win in North-East to Modi, Shah

On the other hand, the CPI (M)-led Left Front, which had captured 50 of the 60 seats in the 2013 Assembly polls , is expected to secure almost 44 per cent this...


Over 2200 flights cancelled in United States as major storm hits East Coast

Friday morning's high tide fell just short of that, peaking at 14.67 feet, for the city's third-highest flooding on record, according to the National Weath...


Australia's former deputy PM unsure if baby is his but doesn't care

The National MP and former deputy prime minister said he would raise the baby as his own but is not sure he is the biological father as it is a "grey area", r...


NY lawmakers push gun control in wake of Florida shooting

But Sen. Brian Kavanagh of New York City said more must be done to reduce violence. The Senate Democrats' maneuvering came two weeks after the school shooti...


West Virginia teachers to continue strike after Senate passes lower pay raise

Jim Justice and union leaders. A joint statement from the West Virginia Education Association, the American Federation of Teachers-West Virginia and the ...