News: World

'Plastic-Eating' Fungus Found In Pakistan Garbage Dump

Saturday  14:05,   23 september 2017
International Business Times

A team of researchers from Pakistan and China have discovered a fungus that degrades plastic. They believe this could be a long-term solution to disposing of waste plastic. Several tons of waste plastics are generated every day, and according to a[...]

'Bad, bad decisions' - Some mourners heckle priest at funeral of gangland victim Darragh Nugent

Saturday  13:25,   23 september 2017
Independent.ie

SOME mourners heckled the priest during the funeral mass today of Darragh Nugent, who was shot dead in Dublin earlier this month. The intervention from the congregation came after the priest said the murdered man had made "bad, bad decisions" that[...]

'Bad, bad decisions' - Some mourners heckle priest at funeral of gangland victim Darragh Nugent

Saturday  13:25,   23 september 2017
Independent.ie

SOME mourners heckled the priest during the funeral mass today of Darragh Nugent, who was shot dead in Dublin earlier this month. The intervention from the congregation came after the priest said the murdered man had made "bad, bad decisions" that[...]

SAARC sides with India: No one wants Pakistan as host

Saturday  11:30,   23 september 2017
India Today

SAARC sides with India: No one wants Pakistan as hostThe diplomat said, "Pakistan made the point that they would want to host the SAARC summit soon." But, another diplomat shared with the newspaper that one of the representatives commented, "the[...]

Compensate victims of cow vigilantism, SC tells states

Saturday  09:21,   23 september 2017
Hindustan Times

Compensate victims of cow vigilantism, SC tells statesThe court also asked the chief secretaries of 22 states to file compliance reports in pursuance of its order on laying down a mechanism to sternly deal with selfstyled cow vigilante[...]

British man dies as Hurricane Maria capsizes boat off Puerto Rico

Saturday  09:20,   23 september 2017
Press Association

Three people were rescued from the vessel by a British Royal Navy helicopter.The US coastguard in Miami said a British Royal Navy helicopter hoisted a woman and two children from the overturned vessel on[...]

China imposes limit on oil supply to North Korea

Saturday  08:50,   23 september 2017
Associated Press

China announced Saturday that it will limit energy supplies to North Korea and stop buying its textiles under U.N. sanctions imposed over its nuclear and missile development, further reducing support from Pyongyang's last ally.Exports of refined[...]

Failed dam in Puerto Rico triggers floods in hurricane aftermath

Saturday  07:15,   23 september 2017
New York Daily News

Puerto Rico was plunged into a new crisis Friday after a dam failed, triggering flash floods in a western swath of the island already ravaged by Hurricane Maria. The breach at the Guajataca Dam, located about 68 miles west of San Juan, sent [...]

Morgan Freeman Angers Russians Over Video About 2016 Election

Saturday  07:05,   23 september 2017
The New York Times

A Russian news outlet called the actor an “American propaganda loudspeaker” after he appeared in a video accusing Russia of undermining last year’s election.The investigation into Russian meddling during the 2016 presidential election features a[...]

'Only God Can Do This': Supreme Court's Response To This Unusual Petition

Saturday  06:46,   23 september 2017
NDTV

A petitioner has filed a petition in Supreme Court to force the authorities to "abolish" world's most lethal creature from India: Mosquitoes. "We are not Gods. Don't ask us to do things which only the God can do," a two-judge bench of[...]

'Only God Can Do This': Supreme Court's Response To This Unusual Petition

Saturday  06:46,   23 september 2017
NDTV

A petitioner has filed a petition in Supreme Court to force the authorities to "abolish" world's most lethal creature from India: Mosquitoes. "We are not Gods. Don't ask us to do things which only the God can do," a two-judge bench of[...]

US-born journalist and Syrian activist mother found dead in Turkey

Saturday  06:45,   23 september 2017
FOX News

A Syrian activist and her U.S-born journalist daughter have been killed in their home in Istanbul, relatives and Turkish media said Friday — the latest victims of attacks targeting Syrian activists in Turkey. The bodies of 60-year-old Orouba[...]

7 dummy bombs in 4 days: Mystery deepens after another fake mobile IED found at Delhi airport

Saturday  06:05,   23 september 2017
India Today

A security personnel from a private agency detected one assembled mobile power bank at level 4 of IGI Airport's Terminal 1 during the screening of the baggage.A security personnel from a private agency detected one assembled mobile power bank at [...]

7 dummy bombs in 4 days: Mystery deepens after another fake mobile IED found at Delhi airport

Saturday  06:05,   23 september 2017
India Today

A security personnel from a private agency detected one assembled mobile power bank at level 4 of IGI Airport's Terminal 1 during the screening of the baggage.A security personnel from a private agency detected one assembled mobile power bank at [...]

Chinese, Pakistan air forces conduct joint drills

Saturday  05:55,   23 september 2017
Hindustan Times

Chinese, Pakistan air forces conduct joint drillsALSO READ: China ditches Pak at UN over[...]