Indian media praise Modi's investment pitch to US firms
Sep 30, 2014 at 12:57 | Source:
Papers are praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts to sell India as an investment destination to US companies. Mr Modi, who is on a five-day visit to the US, met the CEOs of top companies in New York on Monday. During the breakfast meeti...
China censors try to blunt Hong Kong protests, don't always succeed
Sep 30, 2014 at 02:30 | Source:
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese censors and opponents of the protests sweeping Hong Kong are engaging in a cat-and-mouse game with demonstrators and commentators in a bid to stop news of the unrest spreading online and, in particular, reaching the mainla...
Israel's Netanyahu: Iran poses greater threat than Islamic State
Sep 30, 2014 at 01:30 | Source:
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A nuclear-armed Iran would pose a far greater threat to the world than Islamic State militants who have seized large swaths of Syria and Iraq, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday."Make no mistake,...
Jailed Azeri activist awarded human rights prize
Sep 30, 2014 at 00:30 | Source:
STRASBOURG France (Reuters) - A pan-European rights watchdog awarded a prize on Monday to a democracy campaigner jailed in Azerbaijan, underlining its concern about human rights in the former Soviet republic.Anar Mammadli, the head of the independent...
Asian Games: Sania-Saketh, Seema win golds; India stay in ninth place
Sep 29, 2014 at 20:10 | Source:
Incheon: Tennis star Sania Mirza teamed up with Saketh Myneni to clinch the gold in mixed double while Seema Punia also brought glory with her goldwinning act as India maintained the ninth position in the overall standings on the 10th day of competit...
#BBCtrending: Hong Kong's 'off-grid' protesters
Sep 29, 2014 at 18:37 | Source:
Images of Hong Kong's protests are being suppressed on the internet in mainland China, and 100,000 people in Hong Kong have joined a new social network that operates off-the-grid . In Hong Kong, pro-democracy demonstrators are looking for new wa...
PM Modi meets Netanyahu, discusses defence cooperation, West Asia
Sep 29, 2014 at 10:30 | Source:
New York: In a rare meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu and discussed a wide range of issues including defence cooperation and the situation created by...
Militant car bomb targets Houthi base in Yemen, 15 dead - sources
Sep 29, 2014 at 01:15 | Source:
SANAA (Reuters) - A suicide bomber linked to al Qaeda drove a car laden with explosives into a hospital used as a base by Yemen's Shi'ite Muslim Houthi movement on Sunday, killing at least 15 people, various sources said.They attack took place in the...