Nintendo's Mario mobile game suffers launch day server overload

Published On: September 25, 2019 03:11 PM NPT By: Reuters

TOKYO, Sept 25: Nintendo Co Ltd’s (7974.T) hotly awaited mobile title Mario Kart Tour launched on Wednesday with many users complaining server overload meant they were unable to play the game - seen as a major test of the Kyoto-based company’s mobile ambitions.

Johnson flies back to face parliament as Brexit chaos deepens

Published On: September 25, 2019 01:40 PM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, Sept 25: A defiant Prime Minister Boris Johnson was flying home early on Wednesday after the Supreme Court ruled he had unlawfully suspended parliament, with no end in sight to Britain’s deep political crisis over Brexit.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg wins 'alternative Nobel Prize'

Published On: September 25, 2019 01:25 PM NPT By: Reuters

STOCKHOLM, Sept 25: Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was named on Wednesday as one of four winners of the 2019 Right Livelihood Award, known as Sweden’s alternative Nobel Prize.

China opens new Beijing airport to serve travel boom

Published On: September 25, 2019 01:21 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BEIJING, Sept 25: Chinese President Xi Jinping presided Wednesday over the inauguration of a second international airport for Beijing with a terminal billed as the world’s biggest.

LONDON, Sept 25: More than 70 flights were scheduled to operate on Wednesday, Britain’s Civil Aviation Authority said, to bring back 16,500 people after the collapse of travel firm Thomas Cook.

U.S. House Democrats plunge into Trump impeachment inquiry

Published On: September 25, 2019 12:45 PM NPT By: Reuters

WASHINGTON, Sept 25: Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives plunge into a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Wednesday, a move that could dramatically change the 2020 presidential race.

16-year-old’s address overshadows world leaders at UNGA

Published On: September 25, 2019 08:00 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

NEW YORK, Sept 25: A 16-year old teenager’s remarkable speech at the United Nations Headquarters on Monday stole the limelight from influential world leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and head of states and governments from various other countries.

LONDON, Sept 24: The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to shut down parliament in the run-up to Brexit was unlawful, a humiliating rebuke that thrusts Britain’s exit from the European Union into deeper turmoil.

Timeline of events leading up to key UK Supreme Court ruling

Published On: September 24, 2019 06:45 PM NPT By: Associated Press

LONDON, Sept 24: Britain’s Supreme Court is set to rule Tuesday on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s five-week suspension of Parliament was legal. Here’s how we got here.

DUBAI, Sept 24: Air strikes killed 17 people in Yemen’s Houthi-controlled Dalea province on Tuesday when a house collapsed, two residents said.