April 22, 2018

World News

Airports Are Using 'Smart Glass' To Make You Spend More Money

There are many depictions of a future in which we've mastered the art of manipulating the opacity of glass. Even in real life, sunglasses can adapt to the intensity of sunlight. So why, one might ask,...

4 Dead As Naked Gunman Attacks Tennessee Restaurant At 3 AM

A gunman opened fire at a Waffle House restaurant near Nashville early Sunday morning, killing four and wounding several others, police say.

Donald Trump Says "Long Way" To Go On North Korea Crisis

US President Donald Trump said the North Korean nuclear crisis is far from conclusion on Sunday, striking a cautious note a day after the North's pledge to end its nuclear tests raised hopes before...

Bangladesh Arrests Woman Cricketer With 14,000 Meth Pills

One of Bangladesh's top female cricketers could be jailed for life after being caught with 14,000 methamphetamine pills, police said Sunday.

How China's Billions Are Modernising Pakistan's Railways - And Quickly

Just a pledge from China to help upgrade Pakistan's train network has prompted authorities in the South Asian nation to overhaul its colonial-era rail infrastructure.

Britain Says Web Firms 'Turning Blind Eye' To Children, Warns Regulation

Britain's health minister Jeremy Hunt threatened to impose new regulations on social media firms unless they do more to protect youngsters from using their services.

Nude Gunman Kills 3 At US Restaurant In 3 AM Shooting In Tennessee

A nude gunman shot dead three people and injured at least four more in the early hours of Sunday at a restaurant on the outskirts of Nashville, Tennessee, police said.

Saudi Arabia Issues Drone Restrictions Following Palace Incident

Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry on Sunday instructed drone enthusiasts to obtain permission to fly the devices until regulations were finalised, a day after security forces shot down a recreational...

57 Killed, 119 Injured In Suicide Attack At Election Centre In Kabul

An ISIS suicide bomber killed at least 48 people including women and children and wounded 112 outside a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday in the latest attack on election...

Suicide Revitalizes Concerns About Japan Immigration Detention

The suicide of an Indian man being held at an immigration detention centre in Japan has sparked a hunger strike among detainees and revived concerns about conditions.

G7 Ministers Meet Against Backdrop Of Russia Stand-off

The foreign ministers of the Group of Seven industrialized nations were gathered in Toronto on Sunday seeking a common front against what they see as provocation from Vladimir Putin's Russia.

'World's Oldest Person' Nabi Tajima Dies In Japan At 117

A 117-year-old Japanese woman, thought to be the world's oldest person, has died, a local official told AFP Sunday.