News: World

Rafale row: ‘Shameful that boss is silencing you’, Rahul Gandhi hits back at Nirmala Sitharaman

Saturday  20:05,   18 november 2017
Hindustan Times

Rafale row: ‘Shameful that boss is silencing you’, Rahul Gandhi hits back at Nirmala SitharamanIn a tweet, the Congress leader posed three questions to Sitharaman who on Friday defended the Rs 59,000-crore deal and described as shameful that the[...]

India asks Pakistan to allow mother to join meet between Kulbhushan Jadhav and wife

Saturday  20:05,   18 november 2017
Hindustan Times

India asks Pakistan to allow mother to join meet between Kulbhushan Jadhav and wifeNew Delhi responded to Islamabad’s offer, made on November 10, through diplomatic channels earlier this week. Details of India’s response have not been made public by [...]

Hardik Patel Group Delivers New Ultimatum To Congress. Deadline Is Midnight

Saturday  20:05,   18 november 2017
NDTV

Hardik Patel Group Delivers New Ultimatum To Congress. Deadline Is MidnightSources suggest the group had given a list of about 30 assembly seats from where it wanted its supporters to be fielded in next month's assembly election. But the Congress[...]

Navy helicopters come to solo yachtsman’s rescue in rough seas off France

Saturday  17:50,   18 november 2017
Press Association

Wildcat helicopters from the 825 Naval Air Squadron scrambled to an SOS call from the Takita yacht.Wildcat helicopters from the 825 Naval Air Squadron scrambled to an SOS call from the Takita yacht after it lost its mast in a storm during a journey[...]

The UK Sun lashes out at Leo Varadkar, says he should 'shut his gob on Brexit and grow up'

Saturday  17:06,   18 november 2017
Journal.ie

The Sun’s editorial comment came following strong words from Varadkar at a European Union summit in Sweden yesterday. The Irish leader raised the issue of the border between the UK and Ireland, saying more progress needed to be made before the[...]

Today FM has spoken to Al Porter over allegation

Saturday  14:20,   18 november 2017
Journal.ie

Today FM issued a statement this evening.In a statement issued[...]

Takeaway Box To Be Considered In Budget To Help Tackle Issue Of Plastic Waste

Saturday  13:46,   18 november 2017
Huffington Post UK

Chancellor Philip Hammond is expected to announce a call for evidence in the Budget on taxing and charging single-use plastics to help prevent pollution in the world’s oceans and to protect the environment. The move forms part of the Government’s[...]

'Betrayal': Dinakaran Slams Late Night Raids At Jayalalithaa's Home

Saturday  11:40,   18 november 2017
NDTV

'Betrayal': Dinakaran Slams Late Night Raids At Jayalalithaa's HomeAlleging that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam were indulging in "vendetta politics", Mr Dinakaran said, "Poes Garden is a place[...]

EXCLUSIVE: Deported PFI member spills the beans on ISIS recruitment in India

Saturday  11:40,   18 november 2017
India Today

EXCLUSIVE: Deported PFI member spills the beans on ISIS recruitment in IndiaThe Centre has been mulling a ban on the Popular Front of India (PFI) for many months now, and a recent development is likely to strengthen the government's case. Shahjahan[...]

UK offers help over missing Argentinian sub

Saturday  11:21,   18 november 2017
Sky News

An Argentinian military submarine with 44 crew members on board has gone missing at sea.  Ships and aircraft have been scrambled to search for the vessel - named ARA San Juan - in the southern Argentine Sea. Sky News Defence Correspondent[...]

Las Vegas Gunman Died Without A Will. Who Gets His $5M?

Saturday  11:21,   18 november 2017
Newsweek

Nevada's law tells a lot about where his fortune could go.Shooter Stephen Paddock was an avid gambler and left behind an estate worth an estimated $5 million but didn't leave behind what he wanted to be done with his money, properties or[...]

Charles Manson's condition remains a mystery, though he is still alive

Saturday  10:05,   18 november 2017
Los Angeles Times

Mass murderer Charles Manson remained alive Friday, authorities said, but details of the illness that brought him to a Bakersfield hospital remain unclear. Vicky Waters, a spokeswoman with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, [...]

John Lewis defends Christmas advert over claims by author Chris Riddell

Saturday  08:06,   18 november 2017
Press Association

The retailer said the story of a “big hairy monster under the bed” was a “universal tale”.Author and former children’s laureate Chris Riddell has accused John Lewis of “helping themselves” to his picture book for its Christmas[...]

US Navy crew grounded over drawing penis in sky

Saturday  08:05,   18 november 2017
Sky News

The US Navy has confirmed one of their jets was involved in the drawing of a penis in skies over Okanogan County in Washington state. An official from Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island acknowledged a Navy E/A-18 Growler warplane was[...]

Trump delays new policy on importing elephant parts

Saturday  08:05,   18 november 2017
Associated Press

President Donald Trump said Friday he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts."WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday he's[...]