Saturday, November 18, 2017
Withdrawal Bill 24indianews

Ministers seen off challenges to scrutiny of a key Brexit bill

Ministers have seen off challenges to their authority on the first of eight days of scrutiny of a key Brexit bill. The MPs backed plans to repeal the 1972 European Communities Act,...
warns 24indianews

French President warns Europe not to rebuff Trump, Putin

French President Emmanuel Macron has said US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are threatening Western values of openness and tolerance but isolating them from Europe would be counterproductive. "If...
video game 24indianews

Russia posted irrefutable proof of US aiding Islamic State

Russia's Ministry of Defence has posted what it called "irrefutable proof" of the US aiding the Islamic State but one of the images was actually taken from a video game. The ministry...
collapsed buildings 24indianews

Iran President vowed to find culprits responsible for buildings collapsing

Iran President Hassan Rouhani has vowed to "find the culprits" responsible for buildings collapsing in a 7.3-magnitude earthquake on Sunday. He suggested that government-built buildings had collapsed while privately-built ones remained standing,...
US stocks 24indianews

US stocks ended lower as investors digesting latest economic data

US stocks ended lower as investors were digesting the latest economic data from the country. The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Tuesday decreased 30.23 points, or 0.13 per cent, to 23,409.47, Xinhua...
meteorological satellite 24indianews

China launched new meteorological satellite Fengyun-3D

China launched a new meteorological satellite, Fengyun-3D on Wednesday, authorities said. The satellite was launched at at 2.35 a.m., from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in Shanxi province. A Long March-4C rocket carried...
Rohingya refugees 24indianews

Rohingya Muslim minority being targeted by human traffickers

Members of the Rohingya Muslim minority who have fled violence in Myanmar to Bangladesh, were being targeted by human traffickers, according to UN agencies. "The UN Migration Agency (IOM) has found that...
crime scene 24indianews

Five persons killed in shootings at multiple locations in US

At least five persons were killed following shootings at multiple locations in Tehama County in Northern California in the US, including an elementary school where at least two children were wounded. Authorities...
vaccinate children 24indianews

Italy donated $5.2 million to vaccinate Pakistan and Afghanistan children

Italy has donated 4.5 million euros ($5.2 million) towards efforts to vaccinate all children under five years of age in Pakistan and Afghanistan, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative has said. Pakistan and...
same-sex marriage 24indianews

Australia favour of legalising same-sex marriage in the country

Celebrations broke out across Australia on Wednesday after a two-month national postal survey came out "overwhelmingly" in favour of legalising same-sex marriage in the country. Results released earlier in the day by...