November 20, 2017

World News

Indian-Origin Officer Jailed For Maid Abuse In Singapore

An Indian origin woman, who is former warrant officer of Indian-origin in the Singapore Army, was today jailed for four months and three weeks for abusing and beating her Indian maid.

Germany In Political Turmoil As Coalition Talks Fail

Chancellor Angela Merkel was left scrambling for ways to drag Germany out of crisis today after high-stakes talks to form a new government collapsed, potentially forcing Europe's top economy into snap...

Singapore Rolls Out Tough Measures In The Battle Against Cars

In the battle against the car, space-starved Singapore has deployed road tolls, massive spending on public transport, and a licence fee that bumps the cost of an average vehicle to over $80,000.

Factbox: Six Facts About Murderous Cult Leader Charles Manson

Six facts about Charles Manson, the hippie-era cult leader and serial murderer who died on Sunday at the age of 83:

US Mass Killer, Cult Leader Charles Manson Dies At 83

Charles Manson, the wild-eyed cult leader who orchestrated a string of gruesome killings in Southern California by his "family" of young followers, shattering the peace-and-love ethos of the late...

China's New Multi-Nuke Missile Can Target 'Anywhere In The World': Report

China's next-generation multi-nuclear warhead Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) with a proclaimed ability to hit targets "anywhere in the world" may be inducted into the People's Liberation...

New Zealand PM Denies Trump Mistook Her For Trudeau's Wife

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today played down suggestions US President Donald Trump confused her with Canadian leader Justin Trudeau's wife at a summit in Asia last week.

Noon Deadline Looms For Defiant Mugabe As Zimbabwe Crisis Deepens

Robert Mugabe faced the threat of impeachment by his own party Monday, after his shock insistence he still holds power despite a military takeover and a noon deadline to end his 37-year autocratic...

Drama In The Desert: How Airbus's A380 Deal In Dubai Evaporated

At the handover of the 100th A380 superjumbo to Gulf carrier Emirates earlier this month in Hamburg, Airbus rolled out the red carpet to airline executives and Dubai royalty, who in turn winked and...

Israeli Minister Reveals Covert Contacts With Saudi Arabia

An Israeli cabinet minister said on Sunday that Israel has had covert contacts with Saudi Arabia amid common concerns over Iran, a first disclosure by a senior official from either country of...

Donald Trump Not Anti-Immigrant, Says White House

A prominent Indian-American, who holds a key position in the White House, has refuted the notion that US President Donald Trump is anti-immigrant.

Online Abuse Silences Women And Girls, Fuels Violence, Survey Shows

Pervasive online abuse and harassment pressure women and girls into censoring themselves on social media and fuel gender-based discrimination and violence, rights groups said on Monday.