Stories about World News

Mar 30 2016

Egyptian plane hijacked to Cyprus, most passengers released

The flight was understood to have been an internal one, departing from Burj El Arab airport in Alexandria and heading to Cairo . After hours of negotiation, the hijack...

Mar 29 2016

Minimum wage to jump to $15

If the feedback is positive, the city's minimum wage could then be boosted to $14.25 an hour in 2019 and $15 an hour in 2020. "I'm thrilled", said Anne Rosenzweig, of M...

Mar 29 2016

Arian Foster to visit Dolphins

Anderson was matched by Denver, and Chris Johnson chose to spurn the Dolphins and return to Arizona. So it's with some amusement that we're talking about Miami hosting ...

Mar 29 2016

Obama to meet with Japan, South Korea leaders on North Korea

The allegiances are often described as cornerstones for regional defense. He then said that unless South Korea and Japan significantly increased their contributions to ...

Mar 29 2016

Six people arrested during anti-terror operations in Brussels

Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Brussels , where he is meeting with officials to discuss this week's terrorist attack and offering his con...

Mar 29 2016

North Korea threatens to attack South Korean presidential house

South Korea's Yonhap news agency earlier reported the North Korean official was driving drunk, and the accident took place after he had left an event celebrating North K...

Mar 29 2016

Pakistan, Iran vow to boost economic ties

Speaking on the occasion, President of Iran Hassan Rouhani said that Iran was ready to assist Pakistan in overcoming its energy needs and expand economic cooperation to t...

Mar 29 2016

Missing Infosys employee confirmed dead in Brussels bombings

The embassy tweeted, "RIP Raghvendran!The Belgian authorities have identified Raghvendran as one of the victims f barbarian terror attacks of March 22". The body will be ...

Mar 29 2016

McConnell rules out Senate confirmation of Supreme Court nominee

While this amendment will not take the politics out of a Supreme Court nomination, it will at least make the president and Senate do their constitutional duty, as they we...

Mar 29 2016

Trump threatens lawsuit over delegate rules

This means if we reach the convention and no one has reached 1237 delegates, there is no clear victor of the primary process and the delegates most now decide which ca...

Mar 29 2016

Hillary Clinton Beats Donald Trump for President

Ted Cruz (R-TX), and Ohio Gov. John Kasich participate in a debate sponsored by Fox News at the Fox Theatre on March 3, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. If Kasich were to dro...

Mar 29 2016

Trump blamed for Cruz affair rumour

He threatened to "spill the beans" on Heidi Cruz in retaliation for an anti-Trump Super Pac with no ties to the Cruz campaign running a Facebook ad that featured a pa...

Mar 29 2016

Punchlines: Trump, Cruz feud. What else is new?

Jabbing his finger and looking straight into a TV camera he said: "Donald, you're a sniveling coward and leave Heidi the Hell alone". "It is not acceptable for a big loud...

Mar 29 2016

Iran wants connectivity, cooperation in region: president

The Iranian leader is visiting Pakistan at Sharif's invitation. In his speech, Sharif said the two countries have made a decision to open two new border crossing points...

Mar 29 2016

Girl rescued after escaping from 2-year confinement

He was standing in the road and covered in blood, a box cutter in his hand. A teenager in Japan escaped Sunday after being held hostage by her kidnapper for two years ...

Mar 29 2016

Infamous ex-Toronto mayor will lie in repose at City Hall

Ford poses for a photo with grade six students from Forest Hill Public School as they visit City Hall in Toronto on November 21, 2014. Speaking outside city hall Monday...

Mar 29 2016

Law blocking anti-discrimination ordinance heading to court

Chris Sgro, executive director of Equality NC, said in a statement , "HB 2 is an undisguised attack on LGBT people and the efforts of one city to protect gay and transge...

Mar 29 2016

California governor hails minimum wage proposal

However the state senator quickly added up telling that this was done yet done a deal and everyone were in good faith that this would go through to be passed in the leg...

Mar 29 2016

Pandora co-founder Tim Westergren returns as CEO

McAndrews joined Pandora as CEO in September 2013, as the company navigated an increasingly competitive streaming music market. McAndrews, it was revealed, will be le...

Mar 29 2016

US Congress and White House on lockdown after report of gunshots

Reports state that the White House is now on lockdown after the shooting. According to a twitter post by Washington Metropolitan Police, the incident was "isolated...