Sydney: Cyclone Debbie on Thursday continued to wreck havoc in Austalia, with extreme weather conditions continuing throughout much of the state of Queensland.
Washington: President of the United States, Donald Trump, signed a long-promised executive order on Tuesday to nullify President Barack Obama’s climate change efforts and revive the coal industry, effectively ceding American leadership in the international campaign to curb the dangerous heating of the planet.
Torrential rain and strong winds lashed the coast of northeast Australia as Tropical Cyclone Debbie churned closer to shore Tuesday. The slow-moving Category 4 cyclone is now hitting popular tourist islands off the Queensland coast, and is likely to strike the mainland within hours.
An Indian man from Kerala was assaulted by a group of teenagers in Australia’s Hobart city, in an alleged case of racial abuse. Limax Joy, who hails from Meenadom in Kottayam, sustained head injuries when five teenagers allegedly hurled racial abuse at him and then beat him up at a McDonald’s outlet early on Sunday.
Washington: President of the United States, Donald Trump, has expressed disappointment after facing a severe political defeat as Republicans abandoned their effort to repeal and replace Obamacare policy with a new healthcare bill, due to lack of votes in the US House of Representatives.
A 38-year-old Indian techie from Vijayawada and her seven-year-old son were found dead in their Maple Shade township flat in New Jersey in the US.
London: An assailant fatally stabbed a police officer at the gates to Britain's Parliament compound Wednesday after driving a vehicle into terrified pedestrians along a landmark bridge.
At least a dozen people were injured in a shootout outside the British Parliament on Wednesday, as per initial reports in the BBC. The Palace of Westminster was put under lockdown even as the assailant was shot by security forces, said a minister.
Washington: In an effort to assure the Senate and the nation that he would be a fair-minded and independent justice, on Tuesday Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, said he would not hesitate to rule against Trump if the law required it.
Washington: Because of intelligence showing that the Islamic State is developing a bomb hidden in portable electronics, the United States and Britain on Tuesday barred passengers from airports in a total of 10 Muslim-majority countries from carrying laptop computers, iPads and other devices larger than a cellphone aboard direct inbound flights.
In an apparent case of hate crime, an Indian Catholic priest was stabbed by a 72-year-old man while leading the Sunday mass in a Melbourne church, media reports said.
A federal judge in Hawaii issued a nationwide order Wednesday evening blocking President Trump’s ban on travel from parts of the Muslim world, signaling that Trump will have to account in court for his heated rhetoric about Islam.
Washington: President Donald Trump paid $38 million in taxes on more than $150 million in income in 2005, the White House said on Tuesday, responding to an MSNBC report that the network had obtained two pages of the returns.
The call to Preet Bharara's office from President Trump’s assistant came on Thursday. Would Mr. Bharara, the United States attorney in Manhattan, please call back? He did not.
Seoul: South Korean President Park Geun-hye has been removed from office, with the Constitutional Court unanimously upholding a parliamentary vote to impeach her for her role in a corruption and influence-peddling scandal.
Kabul: An explosion and gunfire shook Kabul's diplomatic district Wednesday as gunmen dressed as doctors attacked Afghanistan's largest military hospital, officials said.
Washington: US President Donald Trump signed a new travel ban Monday that administration officials said they hope will end legal challenges over the matter by imposing a 90-day ban on the issuance of new visas for citizens of six majority-Muslim nations.
Washington: President of the United States, Donald Trump, on Saturday accused former President Barack Obama of tapping his phones at Trump Tower the month before the election, but offered no evidence to support his claim.
Washington: President of the United States Donald Trump delivered his first address to Congress on Tuesday proclaiming American greatness and pushing an ambitious agenda of economic nationalism, announcing, "The time for small thinking is over. The time for trivial fights is behind us."
After keeping mum for almost a whole week, Donald Trump's White House today briefly touched on the murder of an Indian techie in Kansas, saying that "early reports out of Kansas are...disturbing."
Riverside, California: A small plane crashed into two houses in Riverside, Calif., Monday evening, killing one person and injuring five others.
In a shocking incident, the son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained for four hours by immigration officials in Florida earlier this month and repeatedly asked about his religion.
The wife of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was shot dead in an apparent hate crime by a US navy veteran at a bar in Olathe city, has said that she had her doubts about staying in the US but was assured by her husband that "good things happen in America".
A Kansas man was charged on Thursday with fatally shooting an Indian man and wounding another Indian man and an American in a bar, as federal authorities investigated the incident as a possible hate crime.
A preliminary report from the Chemistry Department has indicated that a highly toxic chemical known as 'VX Nerve agent' was used to kill Kim Jong-nam, half brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, Malaysian police has confirmed.
Palm Beach, Florida: US President Donald Trump appointed Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster as his new national security adviser on Monday. McMaster is a highly respected military strategist known for challenging conventional thinking...
Pakistan's former President Gen Pervez Musharraf has demanded JuD chief Hafiz Saeed's release from house arrest, claiming the Mumbai attack mastermind's outfit was a "very fine NGO" engaged in relief activities.
The sudden death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother was murder, South Korean officials said Wednesday. Kim Jong Nam died Monday soon after becoming ill at Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur...
Washington: National security adviser Michael Flynn resigned late Monday, following revelations that he discussed U.S. sanctions against Russia with that country's ambassador in the days surrounding their imposition ? and weeks before Donald Trump's inauguration.
At least ten people, including two top cops, were killed and several others injured in an explosion on Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up during a protest rally outside the Punjab Assembly building in eastern Pakistan, police officials said.