Uddhav's tantrum on Ambedkar memorial: Sena played into BJP's hands
Oct 13, 2015 at 07:34 | Source:
The preparation of a guest list is always the prerogative of the host. Those left out can wonder why they did not figure on it, but publicly fussing about it is unbecoming of the spurned. In the case of the event where Narendra Modi laid the cornerst...
Special Report: Battling for India's soul, state by state | Reuters
Oct 13, 2015 at 06:30 | Source:
KOLKATA An ascendant Hindu nationalist group wants minority Muslims and Christians to accept that India is a nation of Hindus, and is pushing some of them to convert. An election in the volatile state of West Bengal has become a prime target in its g...
Yemen's Saleh says ready to commit to U.N. peace terms| Reuters
Oct 13, 2015 at 02:31 | Source:
DUBAI Oct 12 Yemen's former president has vowed to honour a peace plan brokered by the United Nations in talks in Oman and to quit Yemeni cities if a Saudi-led Arab alliance stopped air strikes on the country.Ali Abdullah Saleh also told the Lebanon-...
SC puts off Jayalalithaa case hearing to Nov 23
Oct 12, 2015 at 23:29 | Source:
New Delhi: The Supreme Court has put off to November 23 the hearing in the case where Karnataka government has challenged the Karnataka state high court verdict acquitting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa and three others in a corruption case...
EU must stop racist criteria in refugee relocation -Greece| Reuters
Oct 11, 2015 at 15:45 | Source:
ATHENS The European Union must stop countries picking and choosing which refugees they accept in its relocation programme, otherwise it will turn into a shameful "human market", Greece's new migration minister said.The EU has approved a pla...
Two foreigners gunned down in Bangladesh, local businesses suffer
Oct 09, 2015 at 16:23 | Source:
Dhaka: The cafes and restaurants are empty. The chatter of guests in hotel lobbies has gone quiet. The high-walled embassy compounds are even more closely guarded.The recent killings of two foreigners in Bangladesh an Italian and a Japanese have sp...
U.S. jobless claims fall to near a 42-year low| Reuters
Oct 09, 2015 at 01:15 | Source:
WASHINGTON The number of Americans filing new applications for jobless benefits fell more than expected to near a 42-year low last week, pointing to ongoing tightening in the labor market despite the recent slowdown in hiring.The data released on Thu...
Lionel Messi to stand trial in Spain on 3 counts of tax fraud
Oct 09, 2015 at 00:28 | Source:
Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi and his father Jorge are to stand trial on three counts of tax fraud that could carry prison sentences, a Spanish court confirmed on Thursday.In a court filing, the judge in charge of the case rejected a requ...
2016 US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she won't be Obama 2.0
Oct 08, 2015 at 11:43 | Source:
Washington:As Barack Obama's secretary of State, Hillary Clinton loyally carried out his agenda, but since mounting her presidential bid she has split with the White House on several key issues, including global trade.Drilling in the Arctic Ocean is ...
Greek government wins confidence vote before first bailout review| Reuters
Oct 08, 2015 at 04:45 | Source:
ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' government comfortably won a confidence vote early on Thursday, starting a race to pass key reform laws before Athens undergoes a crucial first review of its international bailout.Greece has promised to imp...
EU talks tough on deportations amid flood of Syrian refugees | Reuters
Oct 08, 2015 at 04:30 | Source:
LUXEMBOURG European Union governments are set to agree on Thursday to step up deportations of illegal immigrants among the hundreds of thousands who have failed to win asylum as they try to cope with a surge in refugees from war-torn Syria.Diplomats ...