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Harvey Weinstein accuser told to delete phone files

October 18, 2018 19:30 PM

One of Harvey Weinstein's accusers was told by police to delete any files from her phone that she wanted to keep private, prosecutors have admitted.

UN Chief says ending poverty ‘a question of justice’ on International Day

October 17, 2018 20:00 PM

NEW YORK, Oct 17: Highlighting that for the United Nations, eliminating poverty in all its forms remains one of the greatest global challenges and priorities, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stressed the fundamental connection between eradicating poverty and upholding equal rights for all.

#MeToo impact: MJ Akbar resigns over sexual harassment allegations

October 17, 2018 17:13 PM

NEW DELHI, Oct 17: Indian Junior foreign minister MJ Akbar, who has been accused of sexual harassment by over 10 women, has resigned from his post, reported ANI

Food costs should cause 'shock and outrage' as countries in conflict see spiraling prices

October 16, 2018 21:00 PM

ROME, Oct 16: Fresh research by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), released to coincide with World Food Day, shows food becoming ever less affordable in countries in conflict or subject to political instability.

Canada legalizes marijuana: Everything you need to know about the new cannabis law

October 16, 2018 20:31 PM

Oct 16: Canada is set to become the largest country in the world to legalise marijuana for recreational use this week, following Uruguay’s lead last year.

Indian court gives life sentence to guru, 14 followers

October 16, 2018 19:00 PM

NEW DELHI, Oct 16: A court in northern India sentenced a Hindu guru and 14 followers to life imprisonment on Tuesday in the deaths of four women and a child at his sprawling ashram.

Climate change to cause global beer shortage, study says

October 16, 2018 16:14 PM

Beer is the prom king of alcoholic beverages, winning the popularity contest in terms of total volumes drunk.

883 child soldiers freed by Nigerian militia fighting against Boko Haram

October 15, 2018 15:59 PM

More than 800 child recruits - 40% of them aged 15 or younger - have been set free by a militia fighting against Boko Haram in Nigeria.

21 child workers from Nepal and Bihar rescued

October 15, 2018 13:00 PM

MUMBAI, Oct 15: In a massive raid in Mulund, the Juvenile Aid Protection Unit (JAPU) rescued 21 underage labourers who had been brought from Nepal and Bihar for working in Mumbai.

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 is breaking records

October 15, 2018 12:00 PM

With Activision releasing new Call of Duty titles on an almost clockwork-like schedule, you would think that gamers would grow tired of the franchise. However it turns out that despite having gone on for years on end, Activision’s latest Call of Duty title, Black Ops 4, has still managed to break previous records.

Salvadoran bishop Romero becomes Saint of The Americas

October 14, 2018 21:00 PM

CARACAS, Oct 14: Pope Francis on Sunday made saint murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero praising him for disregarding his own life "to be close to the poor and to his people".

Twin Towers chief engineer opens up on design failures, post-9/11 trauma

October 14, 2018 20:22 PM

WASHINGTON DC, Oct 14: Leslie Robertson, the lead structural engineer of the World Trade Center's infamous Twin Towers, was haunted by their collapse and the pain that followed 9/11.

Pakistanis rally to demand death for Christian woman facing execution for blasphemy (PHOTOS)

October 14, 2018 17:25 PM

LAHORE, Oct 14: Several thousand protesters hit the streets of Pakistan calling for the Christian woman accused of insulting Islam be put to death. Asia Bibi would become the first person executed for blasphemy if her appeal fails.

Stock bubble bigger than 2008 & coming crash far larger, warns Peter Schiff

October 14, 2018 17:08 PM

WASHINGTON DC, Oct 14: Wall Street and the US economy are on the verge of recession, according to the CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, Peter Schiff, who has raised alarms after this week’s market selloff.

'Slanderous denunciation': Disgraced ex-UEFA boss Platini files complaint over FIFA 'conspiracy'

October 13, 2018 14:00 PM

LONDON, Oct 13: Former UEFA president Michel Platini has filed a lawsuit for “slanderous denunciation” and “criminal conspiracy” against FIFA in a bid to prove he was the victim of a plot by organization officials to ban him from football.

Now it’s personal: WaPo editor takes on ‘Saudi murderers’ over missing columnist Khashoggi

October 13, 2018 13:00 PM

WASHINGTON, DC, Oct 13: The Washington Post has taken out a full-page ad in protest of the disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey. “We’re not going to let this go,” said editor Karen Attiah in an interview.

‘No deal’ behind pastor Brunson’s release from Turkey – Trump

October 13, 2018 12:00 PM

ANKARA, Oct 13: No deal was struck between Washington and Ankara for releasing pastor Andrew Brunson from Turkish prison, US President Donald Trump said. The freed cleric is en route to the US and will visit the Oval Office upon arrival.

10 travel photography tips

October 13, 2018 11:47 AM

If you are the one who loves to travel and want to capture all the memories in your camera. Then, here are 10 travel photography tips for travel enthusiasts

Only took five years: Hillary Clinton lost security clearance, State Department confirms

October 13, 2018 11:00 AM

WASHINGTON DC, Oct 13: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton no longer has a security clearance. Five of her former aides also lost theirs, following a scandal over her use of a private email server while running the State Department.

Japanese PM Abe to make rare visit to China late October

October 12, 2018 19:38 PM

BEIJING, Oct 12: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be paying a three-day official visit to China within the next few weeks in the latest sign of thawing relations between the two regional rivals.