Wednesday, March 29, 2017

U.N. envoy urges Russia, Iran, Turkey to help uphold Syria ceasefire | Reuters

GENEVA U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura has written to the foreign ministers of Russia, Turkey and Iran to urge them to "undertake urgent efforts to uphold the...

France’s Macron ahead in polls, Fillon faces angry protesters | Reuters

By Regis Duvignau and Bernard Grollier| CAMBO-LES-BAINS/SAINT-DENIS-DE-LA-REUNION, France CAMBO-LES-BAINS/SAINT-DENIS-DE-LA-REUNION, France Francois Fillon's aides used an umbrella to shield him from...

Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hai actor Shilpa Shinde accuses producer of sexual harrasment

Television actor Shilpa Shinde, who used to play the role of Angoori Bhabhi on the television show Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hai, has filed charges of sexual harassment...

LIVE India vs Australia, 4th Test, Day 1 cricket scores and updates: Kuldeep corners...

Preview: With the picturesque Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium (HPCA) geared up to host its first ever Test and the four-match series between India and Australia locked at...

Law Commission recommends expanding purview of law on hate speech

New Delhi: Incitement of violence cannot be the sole criterion for determining hate speech, the Law Commission said on Friday, recommending that efforts to create hatred and fear...

India Open 2017: Kidambi Srikanth believes tournament will be ‘crucial’ for World Championships qualification

New Delhi: Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth is desperate to clinch the Indian Super Series title which will seal him a spot at the prestigious World Championship in Glasgow.For Srikanth,...

Wall Street dips in dramatic session as health bill pulled | Reuters

By Lewis KrauskopfA dramatic session on Wall Street ended with stocks slightly lower on Friday as they pared losses in...

Man blows self up near Bangladesh airport, Islamic State claims attack | Reuters

DHAKA A man carrying a bomb blew himself up in front of a police checkpoint near Bangladesh's international airport on Friday, in a blast claimed by Islamic State.The...

Conviction of Venezuelan first lady’s nephews stands -U.S. judge | Reuters

By Brendan PiersonA U.S. judge on Friday refused to overturn the conviction of two nephews of Venezuela's first lady on...

U.S. charges Lebanese businessman with sanctions busting | Reuters

By Joel Schectman| WASHINGTON WASHINGTON U.S. authorities charged a Lebanese businessman with evading sanctions placed against him because of his...

Asia News

Pakistan’s poor farmers face uphill battle with climate extremes

BAKRANI: Since his father died in 2011, Moeez Assadullah has been looking after his family's farm alone. The 21-year-old tends the 3 hectares (7...