Global Media


Philippines competition watchdog says examining Uber-Grab deal Philippines competition watchdog says examining Uber-Grab deal
- April 03, 2018

The company's hoped to integrate operations by April 8. While the Philippine Competition Commission has not yet determined whether the deal reaches the $38.3m (2 billion PHP) threshold that, along with other criteria, automatically triggers a review, it has said that it will launch a review of its own volition. (more...)
Deadly Dalit caste protests hit India spurred by Supreme Court decision Deadly Dalit caste protests hit India spurred by Supreme Court decision
- April 03, 2018

At least four people died in street battles and widespread protests by Indian low-caste groups enraged by what they consider the undermining of a law protecting their safety, police said Monday. Train services have been affected and some main roads have been blocked in a number of states. Mayawati, former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh and a prominent Dalit politician, also supported the protests while condemning violence. (more...)
President Trump wants military to do border control President Trump wants military to do border control
- April 03, 2018

Trump also said he had heard that a caravan of Ecuadorian refugees traveling through Mexico in hopes of entering the US was being broken up by the Mexican government, and credited his own pressure campaign over trade. Bush and Barack Obama both deployed National Guard troops to the border during their presidency to bolster security. Trump wanted as much as $25 billion to build a wall on the border between the US and Mexico, but the legislation only authorized $1.6 billion for fencing, ... (more...)
Trade war with China? Just a slap - for now Trade war with China? Just a slap - for now
- April 03, 2018

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 544.13 points, or 2.26 per cent, to 23,558.98, the S&P 500 lost 64.75 points, or 2.45 per cent, to 2,576.12 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 192.21 points, or 2.72 per cent, to 6,871.24. China is a valuable market for those products, Curliss said, because of the price that the country pays for them and the relative lack of other markets for those products. (more...)
California crash that killed Hart family may have been intentional, authorities say California crash that killed Hart family may have been intentional, authorities say
- April 03, 2018

There is "every indication" that Hannah , Devonte and Sierra were riding in the SUV, too, but it's also possible they were left behind with friends, Allman said. The evidence? Information pulled from the family-of-eight's SUV software shows the vehicle was suspiciously stopped at the highway pullout before it accelerated straight off the cliff, according to Capt. (more...)
Warm Weather with the Potential Storms Tonight Warm Weather with the Potential Storms Tonight
- April 03, 2018

Noon-3pm, Scattered thunderstorms, a few will be severe with the intensity increasing as the storms move east. Clouds will stick behind this front with an irritating northwesterly wind that will be breezy to windy at times early Wednesday , and will remain gusty at times during the day Wednesday . (more...)
Trinity's Armando Bacot will compete in Final Four event Trinity's Armando Bacot will compete in Final Four event
- April 03, 2018

MI won its 14th game in a row, rallying from 10 points down in the second half, ending Loyola's 14-game win streak. Villanova will face MI in a battle of teams playing at an extremely high level lately. With a win tonight, the Michigan Wolverines will add a banner to hang with the one that commemorates the team's 1989 National Championship. They're a really good team defensively. (more...)
Mom Used Stun Gun To Wake Up Son For Church On Easter Mom Used Stun Gun To Wake Up Son For Church On Easter
- April 03, 2018

According to court documents, 40-year-old Sharon Dobbins applied a contact Taser to her son's leg early Sunday morning. "It's Jesus" Day'" Dobbins told a local news station, KNXV . Dobbins expressed little regret for her actions, telling the news station, "I don't think anything I did anything wrong because you're supposed to put God first and that's all I was trying to do is tell my kids to put God first". (more...)
Magnitude 6.8 quake shakes Bolivia Magnitude 6.8 quake shakes Bolivia
- April 03, 2018

A powerful 6.8-magnitude quake struck Bolivia on Monday, but it was so deep that there were no reports of injuries or damage. There was no report of casualties either, according to media reports citing Bolivia's San Calixto Seismological Observatory. (more...)
Mueller's office defends deal with Dutch lawyer to waive public records rights Mueller's office defends deal with Dutch lawyer to waive public records rights
- April 03, 2018

Van der zwaan - a London-based attorney then-employed by the tony firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom - worked with Gates and former Trump campaign chairman on a report released in 2012 about the prosecution of former Ukrainian prime minister Yuliya Tymoshenko. (more...)
Chemical arms watchdog OPCW to meet over UK-Russia spy poison case Chemical arms watchdog OPCW to meet over UK-Russia spy poison case
- April 03, 2018

At the news briefing, Lavrov reiterated that Moscow had no interest in poisoning Skripal, especially ahead of the presidential election on March 18 and the FIFA World Cup to be held in Russian Federation in June and July. British authorities invited OPCW experts to take chemical samples from Salisbury, the English city where the father and daughter were sickened, and to analyze them. (more...)
IAF Mi-17 helicopter crashes near Kedarnath, one crew member injured IAF Mi-17 helicopter crashes near Kedarnath, one crew member injured
- April 03, 2018

Kedarnath temple is now undergoing recontruction and renovation work and local authorities had recently requested the Indian Air Force to deploy its MI17 helicopter to help speed up the work. A senior district official said the helicopter, one of the world's most advanced military transport helicopters, was carrying construction material. (more...)
Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch
- April 03, 2018

The Pakistani Army began to fire small arms and mortarsaround 7 am, after which Indian soldiers of the 4 Maratha Light Infantry regiment fired back, the Army claimed. The Pakistan Army targeted Indian Army forward posts with mortar shells. The Indian and Pakistani armies had agreed to a ceasefire along the LoC, the International Border (IB) and along Actual Ground Position Line at Siachen glacier in November 2003. (more...)
Oral sex is cruelty to wife, rules Gujarat high court Oral sex is cruelty to wife, rules Gujarat high court
- April 03, 2018

Lamenting this, Justice JB Pardiwala of the Gujarat HC quashed a similar case, but offered other suggestions women could go for. The law was, however, recently amended to declare sexual intercourse with minor (below 18 years of age) wife as rape. (more...)
IISc Bengaluru top institution, IIT-M best engineering college: HRD ranking IISc Bengaluru top institution, IIT-M best engineering college: HRD ranking
- April 03, 2018

Javadekar also announced on Tuesday that the Ministry of Human Resource Development has made it mandatory for all public institutions to participate in the ranking system from next year. However, the performance of Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) and Lady Shri Ram College (LSR) dropped down this year from third to seventh and Seventh to eighth as compared to last year. (more...)
United Kingdom ivory sale ban to be 'toughest in the world' United Kingdom ivory sale ban to be 'toughest in the world'
- April 03, 2018

The robust measures will be brought into force through primary legislation and will cover ivory items of all ages. Mr Gove, the Environment Secretary, said the ban will be "one of the world's toughest" and it is hoped it will help protect elephant numbers which have declined by nearly a third in the last decade with approximately 20,000 a year still slaughtered for their ivory. (more...)
Recycled capsule launched with supplies for International Space Station Recycled capsule launched with supplies for International Space Station
- April 03, 2018

This flight also marks the 11th mission in which SpaceX has flown a rocket that has already gone to space and back . Jensen, though, didn't rule out flying a Dragon capsule a third time , noting that the capsule on this mission was the first to make use of additional waterproofing that limited the number of components that needed to be replaced after splashdown on its first flight. (more...)
Erdogan, Putin break ground for Akkuyu nuclear plant Erdogan, Putin break ground for Akkuyu nuclear plant
- April 03, 2018

Putin was to hold an afternoon of talks with his counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan before the two strongmen leaders are joined on Wednesday by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for a summit devoted to Syria. Turkey and Russian Federation have forged burgeoning ties in recent months on a number of areas including energy as well as the Syrian crisis, despite differences on key policy areas. (more...)
Veteran Russian Governor quits over mall fire Veteran Russian Governor quits over mall fire
- April 03, 2018

Aman Tuleyev said in a video posted on the regional administration's website that resigning was the only course of action possible. According to Russian Emergency Service, 64 people died in the fire, 41 of them were children. He took the reins of the hardscrabble Kemerovo region at a time when striking miners there had come to symbolize the economic lows of Boris Yeltsin's presidency. (more...)
Prosecutors in Germany Call For Extradition of Former Catalonian Separatist Leader Prosecutors in Germany Call For Extradition of Former Catalonian Separatist Leader
- April 03, 2018

If the court agrees to the request, prosecutors would still need to issue an order signing off on Puigdemont's extradition. "The accusation of rebellion contains at its core the allegation of carrying out an unconstitutional referendum despite expectations of violent disturbances", the prosecutors said. (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 911 912 913 914 915 916 917 918 919 920 921 922 923 924 925 926 927 928 929 930 931 932 933 934 935 936 937 938 939 940 941 942 943 944 945 946 947 948 949 950 951 952 953 954 955 956 957 958 959 960 961 962 963 964 965 966 967 968 969 970 971 972 973 974 975 976 977 978 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 997 998 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016 1017 1018 1019 1020 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 1033 1034 1035 1036 1037 1038 1039 1040 1041 1042 1043 1044 1045 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 1061 1062 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104 1105 1106 1107 1108 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 1127 1128 1129 1130 1131 1132 1133 1134 1135 1136 1137 1138 1139 1140 1141 1142 1143 1144 1145 1146 1147 1148 1149 1150 1151 1152 1153 1154 1155 1156 1157 1158 1159 1160 1161 1162 1163 1164 1165 1166 1167 1168 1169 1170 1171 1172 1173 1174 1175 1176 1177 1178 1179 1180 1181 1182 1183 1184 1185 1186 1187 1188 1189 1190 1191 1192 1193 1194 1195 1196 1197 1198 1199 1200 1201 1202 1203 1204 1205 1206 1207 1208 1209 1210 1211 1212 1213 1214 1215 1216 1217 1218 1219 1220 1221 1222 1223 1224 1225 1226 1227 1228 1229 1230 1231 1232 1233 1234 1235 1236 1237 1238 1239 1240 1241 1242 1243 1244 1245 1246 1247 1248 1249 1250 1251 1252 1253 1254 1255 1256 1257 1258 1259 1260 1261 1262 1263 1264 1265 1266 1267 1268 1269 1270 1271 1272 1273 1274 1275 1276 1277 1278 1279 1280 1281 1282 1283 1284 1285 1286 next »