Thousands of students protest in Barcelona for Catalan independence

And Catalonia's pro-independence party ERC would leave the regional government if regional president Carles Puigdemont calls a snap election, a party source said. Mr Puigdemont risks being charged with rebellion, something that could land him in jail... More..

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Tillerson's visit paved way to strengthen bilateral relation with US: FO
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Tillerson's visit paved way to strengthen bilateral relation with US: FO

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, during his visit to India on Wednesday, said that the United States was concerned that extremist groups "left unchecked in Pakistan" posed a "threat to the stability and securi...More..

by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Meet Sofia, the robot granted Saudi citizenship

As reported by Arab News , Sophia had a chat on stage with moderator Andrew Ross Sorkin , explaining to him that if she wishes to live and work among humans , she needs to be able to express human emotions...More..

Rajasthan tables 'immunity' Bill amid din, may remove some clauses
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Rajasthan tables 'immunity' Bill amid din, may remove some clauses

Though the BJP government tabled a Bill to replace the Ordinance in the Assembly on Monday, the Ordinance remains in force for six weeks, as the Bill has been referred to a select committee of the House for its...More..

by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Android 8.0 Oreo to start rolling out in early 2018 — Samsung Turkey

On Thursday, the South Korean tech giant released an update to its mobile payment and digital wallet service Samsung Pay in India to help it support Android 8.0 Oreo, even though the latest version of Google's...More..

Kim Jong-un congratulates Xi on re-election
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Kim Jong-un congratulates Xi on re-election

The faces of the men can't be seen clearly. Prosecutors accuse the four of intending along with the two young women to kill Kim. Also on Wednesday, lead prosecutor Muhammad Iskandar Ahmad told reporters that ...More..

by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

United States justice department launches investigation into SAP-Gupta dealings

Baker McKenzie's investigation established that SAP paid $7.7 million in commissions to Gupta-linked third parties, when securing software contracts with Transnet and Eskom. The Federal Bureau of Investigation ...More..

Pakistan poll body ends contempt case against Imran Khan
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Pakistan poll body ends contempt case against Imran Khan

During the hearing, Khan was accompanied by PTI counsel Babar Awan, Secretary General Jahangir Tareen and leaders Shafqat Mehmood and Naeemul Haque. Contempt proceedings against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)...More..

by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

U.S. diplomat apologizes after Indonesia general denied entry

It's unclear why Nurmantyo was denied entry and Foreign Ministry Spokesman Arrmanatha Nasir said the Indonesian embassy in Washington had sent a diplomatic note to the US State Department seeking an explanation...More..

At Least Four Dead as Train Collides With Army Vehicle in Finland
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

At Least Four Dead as Train Collides With Army Vehicle in Finland

The Finnish Minister of Defence Jussi Niinistö said that Thursday "had started with a shocking news" and he feels "ultimate grief". A MASI military truck carrying the soldiers crashed with a rail vehicle at a...More..

Fire breaks out in Garib Nagar area of Bandra East
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Fire breaks out in Garib Nagar area of Bandra East

The central railway harbour local train services from CSMT to Bandra and Andheri, and Vashi to Andheri from 04.25pm were shut down, as the slum dwellers threw their belongings on the harbour railway tracks. The...More..

Government may go beyond Aadhaar to verify mobile numbers
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Government may go beyond Aadhaar to verify mobile numbers

As regards anyone seeking a new SIM card, the DoT issued instructions to the telecom operators in August to provide iris or fingerprint based authentication of Aadhaar that eliminates requirement of submittin...More..

by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Explosion and fire at Indonesian fireworks factory kill 23

A police report said the fire spread after an explosion and that the factory's roof had collapsed. Most of the bodies were found in a production room of the factory operated by PT Panca Buana, Oni Sahroni, a ...More..

Aadhaar enables people to get what they rightfully deserve, says Narendra Modi
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Aadhaar enables people to get what they rightfully deserve, says Narendra Modi

These are in line with the government's idea of a " New India ", he said. PM Modi added that the government is working on a new consumer protection law which would lay out much stricter guidelines on advertis...More..

by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Powerball jackpot ticket worth $191 million sold in Louisiana

The lottery says they're also decreasing the number of white balls, making it easier to win a million dollars. The winning numbers from Wednesday's drawing were 18-22-29-54-57 and the Powerball is 08. and the U...More..

President Kovind on a two-day visit to Bengaluru
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

President Kovind on a two-day visit to Bengaluru

This comes days after Union Minister Ananthkumar Hedge called the former Mysore ruler a "brutal killer and mass rapist". Praise for Tipu Sultan's heroism in President Ram Nath Kovind's address to the joint ...More..

New US memo makes it tougher to renew H-1B visa
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

New US memo makes it tougher to renew H-1B visa

It is from there that it is understood the last press release of the Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) in which the agency - attached to the Department of Homeland Security - reports its decision to a...More..

Sole person-of-interest and husband of missing Portage teacher found dead
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Sole person-of-interest and husband of missing Portage teacher found dead

Officers found Christopher Lockhart dead in the basement , of an apparent suicide. the Portage Police Chief said they also found a note and a map that lead them to Theresa Lockhart's body. She was reported m...More..

Iraqi Kurds offer to 'freeze' independence referendum result
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Iraqi Kurds offer to 'freeze' independence referendum result

Fish-Khabur is strategically vital because oil from both Kurdish and government-held parts of northern Iraq crosses via a pipeline there into Turkey, the main route out of the area for the exports that are cr...More..

High School Golfer Wins Tournament, But No Trophy Because She's A Girl
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

High School Golfer Wins Tournament, But No Trophy Because She's A Girl

Division 3 boys' golf tournament and should've qualified for the state tournament as a result. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association, or MIAA, rules state, "Girls playing on a fall boys team ...More..

Taj Mahal: Apex court to review order to demolish vicinal parking lot
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Taj Mahal: Apex court to review order to demolish vicinal parking lot

His visit was announced after a series of controversies erupted, beginning with a booklet - published by tourism department to mark six months of the Adityanath government - dropping the monument from the list ...More..

Swiss Couple Stalked, Brutally Thrashed In UP
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Swiss Couple Stalked, Brutally Thrashed In UP

On September 30th, Quentin Jeremy Clerc who is 24 years old came to India with his girlfriend Marie Droz to explore and travel in India. A Swiss couple was chased and attacked with stones by a group of youths...More..

Baby in her arms, woman shot dead in Delhi
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Baby in her arms, woman shot dead in Delhi

The incident took place when the family was returning home from Gurudwara Bangla Sahib around 4 am. Further details are awaited. Milind Dumbere said, "Her husband told us that he had borrowed about Rs 40 lakh...More..

by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Ukrainian lawmaker wounded in vehicle blast in Kiev

The blast occured in nation's capital - Kiev - with footage online showing police at the scene. According to an interior ministry Facebook post, one of the five injured people died in an ambulance on the wa...More..

by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

New screenings begins for passengers on US-bound flights

Transportation Security Administration. The new rules come at the end of a 120-day deadline for airlines to meet new United States regulations after the ban on laptops in plane cabins of some Middle Eastern a...More..

Pondering Kelly's remarks on Trump's condolence call
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Pondering Kelly's remarks on Trump's condolence call

When asked about the Sun Sentinel video , White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said last week during a press briefing that it would be " highly inappropriate " to "get into a debate with a ...More..

by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Maryam reaches court for trial in Avenfield reference

Moreover, Nawaz's political aides, Senators Asif Kirmani and Pervaiz Rasheed, State Interior Minister Talal Chaudhry, Federal Privatisation Minister Daniyal Aziz and other party officials were also present insi...More..

The Brief: What's next for pregnant, undocumented teen after abortion ruling?
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

The Brief: What's next for pregnant, undocumented teen after abortion ruling?

Hundreds of pregnant undocumented immigrants have been in federal custody in recent years, according to court filings. "Going forward, there are questions about what happens to other girls in her situation unde...More..

U.S. not ready to engage Haqqani network: Asif
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

U.S. not ready to engage Haqqani network: Asif

Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has said there was a "huge trust deficit" between Islamabad and Washington over the the conflict in Afghanistan. He said that Pakistan has unmatched experience in the war ...More..

Convince local militants to surrender, Mehbooba to cops
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Convince local militants to surrender, Mehbooba to cops

But I want to stress that there should be a difference between our actions and those of the terrorists. "The police are a law-abiding force but militants are not". She said now the responsibility of police ha...More..

Spurs G Parker to rehab with G-League in Austin
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Spurs G Parker to rehab with G-League in Austin

However, head coach Gregg Popovich stated on Wednesday afternoon that Leonard could make his return during the Spurs' six-game homestand that begins on November 2 against Golden State on through against Chica...More..

Putin, German President Steinmeier Hold Joint Presser
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Putin, German President Steinmeier Hold Joint Presser

Having pointed out the historical ties between the two nations, Steinmeier said he considers improving relations with Moscow as his personal obligation to the European people. Steinmeier said this in an inter...More..

In Rare Show of Force, Navy Now Has Three Carriers in Pacific
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

In Rare Show of Force, Navy Now Has Three Carriers in Pacific

The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) with embarked Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 and Carrier Air Wing 11 (CVW 11), and Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 9 arrived in the US 7 Fleet area of operations (AOO), Oct...More..

Police officer allegedly burglarized home and stole medication, authorities say
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Police officer allegedly burglarized home and stole medication, authorities say

Rosoff's son had called deputies to conduct a welfare check on his father; when they arrived, they found him on the floor of his bedroom. A Palm Beach Sheriff's deputy was arrested Thursday after he was cau...More..

United States urges Kenya parties to avoid violence
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

United States urges Kenya parties to avoid violence

But as the country braces for a revote of an August presidential election that was overturned because of gross irregularities, more uncertainty and instability appear to be the only winners on the ballot. "We n...More..