Stories about World

Dec 05 2016

Aleppo rebels band together as Syrian regime tears through city

Residents have been reduced to scavenging for food, hospitals are not functioning after repeated military strikes and an estimated 25,000 people have fled eastern Aleppo ...

Dec 05 2016

Rams give coach Jeff Fisher contract extension

The Rams are 4-7 in their first season since relocating from St. Louis. L.A. Fisher is 173-163-1 in 22 years of head-coaching experience, including 31-43-1 with the Ram...

Dec 04 2016

Death toll climbs as urban warfare slows battle for Mosul

The number of civilians killed in last month was 926, while 930 others were injured. While Iraqi officials have said the pace of auto bombs has dropped off as the battl...

Dec 03 2016

Modi, Ghani to meet in Amritsar

Delegates from participating countries, supporting countries and organisations, including China, Iran, Saudi Arabia and UAE, will visit Golden temple, an official said on...

Dec 03 2016

Boost for Fadnavis as BJP wins Maharashtra municipal polls

Of the 126 municipal and district panchayat seats from the 16 districts in which the by-elections were held, BJP won 109, gaining 40 seats from the Congress. The Marath...

Dec 02 2016

Thailand's parliament starts process of naming new king

His father, Bhumibol Adulyadej , died on 13 October at the age of 88 after long year of ill health. During the assembly announcing the invitation to the throne, several ...

Dec 01 2016

United Airlines: Passenger exited plane during taxi

He was sitting across the aisle and posted a short video of the open door. Her actions caught the entire plane - passengers and crew - off guard. A YouTuber named H...

Dec 01 2016

Fatah re-elects Abbas for new term as leader

Meanwhile, Ban Ki-moon, whose 10-year tenure as United Nations secretary-general ends in a month, said Tuesday that the global community must make clear that it remains...

Nov 30 2016

Dutch Parliament Moves To Ban Hijab And Niqab In Some Public Spaces

NOS, the state broadcaster, said between 100 to 500 women in The Netherlands wear the covering, majority occasionally. It follows similar bans imposed in France and Belgi...

Nov 29 2016

Vocal Kohli gets a bit wound up, says Bairstow

The first Test hosted by this venue was in December 10-14, 1994, which saw then cricket powerhouse West Indies beat India by 243 runs. The England captain has struggl...

Nov 29 2016

Choosing Romney would be seen as betrayal, Trump aide warns

Some wondered if Conway was trying to preempt Romney's rejection of the post. Romney has some worldwide standing, broad global business experience and a reputation for ge...

Nov 29 2016

Security Council Poised to Vote on New North Korea Sanctions

Diplomats said the council's five veto-wielding powers - the United States, China, Britain, Russia and France - had agreed to new measures, seen by Reuters on Friday,...

Nov 29 2016

Injured After Reports of Active Shooter at Ohio State University

He then came to the United States in 2014 as a legal permanent resident, according to officials . Ohio State president Michael Drake cautioned against jumping to con...

Nov 29 2016

Penn State beats Michigan State to reach Big Ten title game

This season has been all about a freaky sequence of events going in favor of Penn State, which has won eight games in a row and has gotten a lot of help from other teams ...

Nov 29 2016

Donald Trump suggests jail time, loss of citizenship for flag burners

MSNBC's "Morning Joe" and CNN's "New Day," for example, talked less about Mitt Romney as a possible secretary of state - and infighting in the Trump campaign, focusi...

Nov 29 2016

French FM Calls for UN Summit on Aleppo Fighting

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the heavy fighting and two weeks of Russia-backed air strikes forced more than 10,000 civilians to flee their h...

Nov 29 2016

Susan Kiefel appointed Australia's first female Chief Justice of the High Court

Justice Kiefel is honoured to have been appointed and has vowed to uphold the importance of the High Court throughout her term. "Among her many achievements, she has al...

Nov 29 2016

PSG members, 2 troops wounded in Marawi City explosion

On Tuesday morning, nine soldiers, including seven members of the Presidential Security Group, were wounded after a suspected improvised explosive device went off as the ...

Nov 29 2016

Irish students ninth best in world for maths

For example, eighth grade science students who "rarely or never" miss class scored 95 points higher than those who are absent once a week. (There's a 23-point gap in four...

Nov 28 2016

PM Warns Unscrupulous Elements Not To Misuse The Poor's Jan Dhan Account

Nothing has happened, he said, adding that farmers were not able to get their fields irrigated. "My wallet", Modi said. "This is a clear case of monumental mismanagement ...