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HK leader aborts policy speech as lawmakers disrupt session

Carrie Lam had been set to announce a raft of property initiatives.

Khaleej Times 16 Oct 2019 10:06 am

15 People Die After Shootout Between Security Forces, Armed Civilians in Mexico

The latest carnage is likely to increase pressure on Mexican President Lopez Obrador to get a grip on a problem he pledged to tackle when he took office last December.

News18 16 Oct 2019 9:58 am

India scores a measly 102 in Global Hunger Index

According to the global report, just 9.6 per cent of all children between 6 and 23 months of age are fed a minimum acceptable diet.

Rediff 16 Oct 2019 9:37 am

Kate, William hitch a ride in a rickshaw in Pakistan

The royal couple, who are on a five-day tour of Pakistan, took a ride in a decorated rickshaw fitted with lights to arrive at the venue of the dinner.

Rediff 16 Oct 2019 9:37 am

Malta's police 'may have turned down evidence' in journalist's murder

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The Guardian 16 Oct 2019 9:30 am

'Defiant Message' as North Korea's Kim Jong Un Rides White Horse on Sacred Mountain

It was unclear what the operation might involve, but Kim has often made trips to the sacred mountain at times of major policy endeavours

News18 16 Oct 2019 9:25 am

Militants, security forces exchange fire in Kashmir - police

A gun battle erupted between security forces and militants in Indian Kashmir on Wednesday, two police sources said, the first since mobile phone links were restored in th

Reuters 16 Oct 2019 9:24 am

House of Representatives Won't Hold Vote on Trump Impeachment Probe, Says Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi said, 'there is no requirement that we have a vote and so at this time we will not be having a vote.'

News18 16 Oct 2019 9:17 am

Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam's 'State of the Union' Address Dissolves into Chaos After Lawmakers Disrupt Sessio..

Carrie Lam was due to announce a raft of property initiatives in a bid to restore confidence in her administration after more than four months of anti-government protests

News18 16 Oct 2019 9:09 am

'Defiant message' as North Korea's Kim rides white horse on sacred mountain

Aides to Kim Jong Un are convinced the North Korean leader plans a great operation, state media said on Wednesday in a report that included lavish descriptions and images

Reuters 16 Oct 2019 9:09 am

Hong Kong leader halts policy speech as lawmakers disrupt session

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam was forced to halt her annual policy address on Wednesday after some lawmakers disrupted the session, shouting and jeering as she started her

Reuters 16 Oct 2019 9:06 am

'Iron brothers' China and Pakistan differ on Turkey's offensive in Syria; Beijing asks Ankara to stop invasion..

'Iron brothers' China and Pakistan differ on Turkey's offensive in Syria; Beijing asks Ankara to stop invasion while Islamabad offers support

Firstpost 16 Oct 2019 9:05 am

U.S. Democrats go on attack against Warren on healthcare, taxes at presidential debate

Several Democratic presidential contenders launched an attack on surging U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on healthcare and taxes during a debate on Tuesday, pushing her to

Reuters 16 Oct 2019 9:04 am

Pakistan Court Acquits 15 Suspects in Jinnah's Balochistan Residence Attack Case

The Residency was originally used as the summer residence of the Agent of the British Governor-General. Jinnah spent the last days of his life there as he suffered from t

News18 16 Oct 2019 9:03 am

Highlights of the Democratic debate: Warren pile-on, veterans battle

The 12 Democrats meeting in the fourth presidential debate on Tuesday night found a unifying message right off the bat: Republican Donald Trump is a corrupt president and

Reuters 16 Oct 2019 9:02 am

UAE weather: Mist, fog reduce visibility; mercury to hit 39C

Humidity is likely to increase at night and in the early morning.

Khaleej Times 16 Oct 2019 9:01 am

No 'Major' Breakout of Islamic State Militants in Syria, Says US

Anywhere between 50 and 150 wives and children of Islamic State prisoners had escaped in the chaos after Turkish forces attacked last week, a US official said.

News18 16 Oct 2019 8:59 am

Argentinian, Romanian Candidates in Tight Race to Lead UN Nuclear Watchdog

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is searching for a new chief following the death of its head, Yukiya Amano, in July.

News18 16 Oct 2019 8:52 am

UK royals don traditional attire in shades of green during Pakistan visit; Kate Middleton's kurtas evoke memor..

UK royals don traditional attire in shades of green during Pakistan visit; Kate Middleton's kurtas evoke memories of Princess Diana

Firstpost 16 Oct 2019 8:48 am

Carrie Lam's key speech suspended amid rowdy scenes in Hong Kong legislature live

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The Guardian 16 Oct 2019 8:48 am

Manmohan agrees to be part of 1st 'jatha' to Kartarpur: Amarinder

Amarinder Singh told mediapersons that both Kovind and Modi had accepted the Punjab government's invitation to be part of the historic celebrations and that the modalitie

Rediff 16 Oct 2019 8:48 am

Pak army-backed march by PoK locals to LoC today

Indian Army sources said Pakistan Army is using Kashmiris in PoK as cannon fodder and Indian security forces are ready to deal with any eventualities along the LoC.

Rediff 16 Oct 2019 8:48 am

Jawan captured by Pak quits army due to harassment

Chandu Chavan said he is quitting the army due to incessant harassment in the force.

Rediff 16 Oct 2019 8:48 am

China 'observing' situation in Kashmir: Xi tells Imran

Xi said China is ready to work with Pakistan to forge a closer China-Pakistan community of shared future in the new era.

Rediff 16 Oct 2019 8:48 am

Explained: What Pakistan's blacklisting would mean for the country

Pakistan is trying to avoid getting blacklisted as the Financial Action Task Force is set to meet in Paris on Wednesday. A report, which monitors Pakistans progress and w

India TV 16 Oct 2019 8:44 am

'Turkey can never declare ceasefire in north Syria': Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of US delegation's visit to An..

'Turkey can never declare ceasefire in north Syria': Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of US delegation's visit to Ankara

Firstpost 16 Oct 2019 8:39 am

Leader of Trump Impeachment Probe Claims 'Dramatic Progress', Says Witness Provided 'Substantial Evidence'

While the White House and Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani refused to turn over subpoenaed documents on the Ukraine affair to Congress, House Intelligence Committee

News18 16 Oct 2019 8:35 am

After US pulls out of Syria, Russia deploys troops to help Kurdish fighters against impending Turkish invasion

After US pulls out of Syria, Russia deploys troops to help Kurdish fighters against impending Turkish invasion

Firstpost 16 Oct 2019 8:28 am

Hong Kong protests: Pro-Beijing chief exec Carrie Lam set to unveil new policies after four months of unrest

Hong Kong protests: Pro-Beijing chief exec Carrie Lam set to unveil new policies after four months of unrest

Firstpost 16 Oct 2019 8:25 am

US House Passes Hong Kong 'Democracy Act' Aimed at Supporting Protests, Draws Ire of Beijing

The law would end the Hong Kong-US special trading status unless the State Department certifies annually that city authorities are respecting human rights and the rule of

News18 16 Oct 2019 8:22 am

French Assembly Approves IVF for Single Women, Lesbians, Recognises Diverse Families

But the text now heads in January to the Senate, where Emmanuel Macron's centrist party is far outnumbered by the rightwing Republicans.

News18 16 Oct 2019 8:18 am

Imran Khan Apprises Prince William, Kate Middleton About 'Most Complex' Relations With India, Afghanistan

Imran Khan apprised the royal couple of domestic priorities, Pakistan's relations with India following the abrogation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and recon

News18 16 Oct 2019 8:13 am

Imran Khan apprises William, Kate about relations with India, Afghanistan

Imran Khan apprises William, Kate about relations with India, Afghanistan

India Today 16 Oct 2019 8:11 am

Mexico convulsed by second mass shooting in two days

A gunfight between security forces and armed civilians in Mexico's southwestern state of Guerrero killed 15 people on Tuesday, authorities said, the second mass killing t

Reuters 16 Oct 2019 8:06 am

Imran Khan discusses 'most complex' India-Pakistan ties in talks with William-Kate

Imran Khan discusses 'most complex' India-Pak ties in talks with William-Kate

India Today 16 Oct 2019 8:02 am

'Made The Regime Pay A Heavy Price': Erdogan Says Turkey Will Never Declare Ceasefire in Northern Syria

Turkey pressed ahead with its offensive against the Kurdish YPG militia despite US sanctions, while Syria's Russia-backed army moved on the key city of Manbij that was ab

News18 16 Oct 2019 7:54 am

'Perhaps Waiting for End of Time': Five Siblings, Father Locked Away on Dutch Farm for 9 Years Found

The siblings had apparently lived in makeshift rooms inside the farm and survived partly on vegetables and animals from a secluded garden on the property.

News18 16 Oct 2019 7:52 am

Typhoon Hagibis: Death toll mounts to 74, rescuers search for missing people

Public broadcaster NHK said 12 were missing and more than 220 injured after Typhoon Hagibis lashed through the Japanese archipelago at the weekend. Throughout the eastern

DNA India 16 Oct 2019 7:42 am

World Urgently Needs to Step up Efforts to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Says IMF

The stark warning was issued as protests continue to demand immediate action to cut carbon emissions and avert an ecological disaster. On Monday, thousands of climate-cha

News18 16 Oct 2019 7:42 am

'Buckle up, it's Going to Come:' New IMF Chief Vows 'Relentless' Focus on Gender Equality

Georgieva, the first person from an emerging economy to lead the IMF and only the second woman, told the IMF's fall meeting that there was hard work ahead, even at the le

News18 16 Oct 2019 7:39 am

Beijing Willing to Reach Trade Agreement with US to Avoid Further Escalation, Says Chinese Vice Premier Liu He

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said China hoped the international community would work together to maintain world stability and prosperity.

News18 16 Oct 2019 7:36 am

On the frontline as US troops leave northern Syria podcast

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The Guardian 16 Oct 2019 7:30 am