World https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world.rss Read World News on Onmanorama to know about the latest International events and Breaking News 🌏 en Sun, 13 Oct 2019 08:52:19 GMT https://www.manoramaonline.com/privacy.html Trump snipes at India on climate change with questionable facts Defending his decision to leave the Paris Agreement here on Tuesday, he made four points about India, three of them with questionable factual basis. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/14/trump-snipes-at-india-on-climate-change-with-questionable-facts.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/14/trump-snipes-at-india-on-climate-change-with-questionable-facts.html Thu, 14 Nov 2019 04:37:54 GMT Pakistan to amend law to allow Kulbhushan Jadhav appeal in civilian court In a major victory for India, the ICJ on July 17 ruled that Pakistan must review the death sentence given to Jadhav. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/13/pakistan-kulbhushan-jadhav-civilian-court.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/13/pakistan-kulbhushan-jadhav-civilian-court.html Wed, 13 Nov 2019 11:17:36 GMT Six Indian workers killed at Oman construction site The embassy said that they are in close contact with the Omani officials to ascertain the full facts of the incident and confirm the identities of the victims. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/12/six-indian-workers-killed-at-oman-construction-site.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/12/six-indian-workers-killed-at-oman-construction-site.html Tue, 12 Nov 2019 11:51:32 GMT Amazon's $1.5 million political gambit backfires in Seattle City Council election The unprecedented level of spending in a Seattle municipal race drew national attention, with Democratic presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders accusing Amazon of trying to buy the council. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/11/amazon-political-gambit-fails-seattle-city-council-election.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/11/amazon-political-gambit-fails-seattle-city-council-election.html Mon, 11 Nov 2019 05:17:08 GMT Australia battles bushfires, prepares for 'catastrophic' conditions Authorities upgraded the forecast for the greater Sydney region to catastrophic fire danger on Tuesday, the first time the city has been rated at that level since new fire danger ratings were introduced in 2009. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/10/australia-wildfire-sydney-new-south-wales.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/10/australia-wildfire-sydney-new-south-wales.html Sun, 10 Nov 2019 07:51:46 GMT Facebook apologises after employees complain of workplace bias The post shared at Medium by a “FB Blind” profile laid out perceived slights by managers, white colleagues, and the human resources department. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/09/facebook-apologises-after-employees-complain-of-workplace-bias.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/09/facebook-apologises-after-employees-complain-of-workplace-bias.html Sat, 09 Nov 2019 12:45:59 GMT No agreement on rolling back tariffs on Chinese imports: Trump Trump's remarks appeared to push back against Beijing's claims that the two sides had agreed to remove tariffs in stages as part of a partial deal announced last month. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/09/no-agreement-on-rolling-back-tariffs-on-chinese-imports-trump.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/09/no-agreement-on-rolling-back-tariffs-on-chinese-imports-trump.html Sat, 09 Nov 2019 12:00:50 GMT Nirav Modi threatens to kill himself if extradited to India Modi's barrister Hugo Keith informed the court of an extortion attack when two inmates entered his cell and kicked him to the floor and punched him in the face. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/07/nirav-modi-threatens-suicide-attacked-extradition-hearing-bail-plea.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/07/nirav-modi-threatens-suicide-attacked-extradition-hearing-bail-plea.html Thu, 07 Nov 2019 06:41:42 GMT UK elections: Boris decries Corbyn's anti-rich stance, rallies for Brexit Johnson called a snap Dec. 12 election in a bid to break the Brexit deadlock that he says has paralysed Britain for more than three years and had started to undermine confidence in the world's fifth largest economy. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/07/uk-elections-boris-johnson-jeremy-corbyn.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/07/uk-elections-boris-johnson-jeremy-corbyn.html Thu, 07 Nov 2019 03:58:19 GMT Sikh separatists, including Bhindranwale, feature in Pak's video on Kartarpur Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said the video showed Pakistan's hidden agenda in opening the corridor. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/06/kartarpur-corridor-pakistan-video-separatists.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/06/kartarpur-corridor-pakistan-video-separatists.html Wed, 06 Nov 2019 15:54:26 GMT ISIS-K attempted suicide attack in India last year, says US official Last week, Travers had said that there were more than 20 ISIS branches globally, some of which are using sophisticated technology such as drones to conduct operations. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/06/isis-k-attempted-suicide-attack-in-india-last-year-says-us-offic.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/06/isis-k-attempted-suicide-attack-in-india-last-year-says-us-offic.html Wed, 06 Nov 2019 03:50:31 GMT Sombre mood as Germany marks 30 years of fall of Berlin Wall Germany opened on Monday a week of festivities marking three decades since the fall of the Berlin Wall, but a hint of a return of the Cold War and the rise of nationalism is dampening the mood. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/05/germany-fall-of-berlin-wall-europe.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/05/germany-fall-of-berlin-wall-europe.html Tue, 05 Nov 2019 04:06:14 GMT Illegal loggers kill Amazon indigenous warrior who guarded forest The clash comes amid an increase in invasions of reservations by illegal loggers and miners since right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro took office this year and vowed to open up protected indigenous lands to economic development. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/04/amazon-rainforest-tribal-leader-wolf-shot-dead.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/04/amazon-rainforest-tribal-leader-wolf-shot-dead.html Mon, 04 Nov 2019 04:15:58 GMT Firefighters make gains against wildfire in Southern California farm country More than 10,000 people were under evacuation orders at the height of the blaze. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/03/california-wildfire-fire-fighters-us.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/03/california-wildfire-fire-fighters-us.html Sun, 03 Nov 2019 04:34:54 GMT Terror attack on Mali military post kills 53 soldiers The assault is one of the deadliest strikes against Mali's military in recent Islamist militant violence. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/02/terror-attack-on-mali-military-post-kills-53-soldiers.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/02/terror-attack-on-mali-military-post-kills-53-soldiers.html Sat, 02 Nov 2019 04:18:00 GMT Pakistanis feel inflation, not Kashmir, is biggest problem for them: Survey While the Pakistan government is trying hard to internationalise Kashmir, only 8 per cent of the people surveyed voiced their concern over the issue. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/01/pakistanis-feel-inflation-not-kashmir-is-biggest-problem-facing-.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/01/pakistanis-feel-inflation-not-kashmir-is-biggest-problem-facing-.html Fri, 01 Nov 2019 10:05:56 GMT No need for passport for Sikh pilgrims visiting Kartarpur: Pak PM India and Pakistan last week signed the agreement on the Corridor that will allow Indian pilgrims to undertake visa-free visit to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, the shrine of the Sikh religion's founder Guru Nanak Dev in Pakistan, notwithstanding a chill in bilateral ties over Kashmir. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/01/no-need-for-passport-for-sikh-pilgrims-visiting-kartarpur-pak-pm.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/01/no-need-for-passport-for-sikh-pilgrims-visiting-kartarpur-pak-pm.html Fri, 01 Nov 2019 06:39:56 GMT Islamic State names Baghdadi successor, vows revenge against US The group confirmed his death in an audio tape posted online and said a successor, identified as Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi al-Quraishi, had been appointed. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/01/islamic-state-names-baghdadi-successor--vows-revenge-against-us.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/11/01/islamic-state-names-baghdadi-successor--vows-revenge-against-us.html Fri, 01 Nov 2019 04:59:01 GMT Pak violated its obligations under Vienna Convention in Jadhav's case: ICJ prez tells UNGA Jadhav, 49, a retired Indian Navy officer, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of "espionage and terrorism" after a closed trial in April 2017. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/31/pak-violated-its-obligations-under-vienna-convention-in-jadhav-c.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/31/pak-violated-its-obligations-under-vienna-convention-in-jadhav-c.html Thu, 31 Oct 2019 11:23:18 GMT Gas stove blows up, kills 74 in Pakistan train The train, Tezgam, was on its way to Rawalpindi from Karachi when the fire broke out, destroying three of the train's carriages, including two economy class carriages and one business class carriage at Liaquatpur near Rahim Yar Khan in Punjab province. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/31/gas-stove-blows-up--kills-46-in-pakistan-train.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/31/gas-stove-blows-up--kills-46-in-pakistan-train.html Thu, 31 Oct 2019 15:23:31 GMT US releases Baghdadi raid video, warns of likely retribution attack Baghdadi, an Iraqi jihadist who rose from obscurity to declare himself "caliph" of all Muslims as the leader of Islamic State, died by detonating a suicide vest as he fled into a dead-end tunnel as elite US special forces closed in. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/31/isis-leader-baghdadi-raid-video-us-pentagon.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/31/isis-leader-baghdadi-raid-video-us-pentagon.html Thu, 31 Oct 2019 04:28:59 GMT Britain set for December 12 election to break the Brexit deadlock In a rare parliamentary success for Johnson after a string of defeats, his short bill calling for a December 12 election was approved 438 to 20 in the House of Commons. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/30/britain-set-for-december-12-election-to-break-the-brexit-deadloc.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/30/britain-set-for-december-12-election-to-break-the-brexit-deadloc.html Wed, 30 Oct 2019 01:41:15 GMT Argentina's Grossi elected head of UN's nuclear watchdog The IAEA is tasked with monitoring Iran's nuclear activities to ensure they abide by the terms of the 2015 deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/29/argentina-s-grossi-elected-head-of-un-s-nuclear-watchdog.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/29/argentina-s-grossi-elected-head-of-un-s-nuclear-watchdog.html Tue, 29 Oct 2019 14:01:02 GMT UK MEP says India withdrew invitation to visit J&K after he sought to talk to locals A delegation of 23 MPs from the European Union reached Srinagar on Tuesday for a two-day visit during which they will be briefed on the situation by government officials and also meet a cross-section of local people. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/29/uk-mep-says-india-withdrew-invitation-to-visit-j-k-after-he-soug.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/29/uk-mep-says-india-withdrew-invitation-to-visit-j-k-after-he-soug.html Tue, 29 Oct 2019 14:03:33 GMT UN urges India to fully restore rights of Kashmiris Expressing concern over the situation in Kashmir, the UN said that people in the Valley continue to be deprived of a wide range of human rights and urged the Indian authorities to fully restore their rights. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/29/un-urges-india-to-fully-restore-rights-of-kashmiris.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/29/un-urges-india-to-fully-restore-rights-of-kashmiris.html Tue, 29 Oct 2019 13:22:13 GMT Iranian beauty queen stuck in Manila airport, streams Facebook video Bahareh was Iran's representative to the 2018 Miss Intercontinental pageant in Manila last year. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/29/iran-beauty-queen-manila-stuck-manila-facebook-video.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/29/iran-beauty-queen-manila-stuck-manila-facebook-video.html Tue, 29 Oct 2019 12:07:11 GMT Trump tweets pic of dog injured in al-Baghdadi raid “We have declassified a picture of the wonderful dog (name not declassified) that did such a GREAT JOB in capturing and killing the Leader of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi,” Trump said in his tweet. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/29/trump-tweets-pic-of-dog-injured-in-al-baghdadi-raid.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/29/trump-tweets-pic-of-dog-injured-in-al-baghdadi-raid.html Tue, 29 Oct 2019 05:32:07 GMT Baghdadi given burial at sea, say US officials The officials Reuters talked to did not disclose where the rituals were performed or how long it lasted. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/29/baghdadi-burial-sea-religious-rites.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/29/baghdadi-burial-sea-religious-rites.html Tue, 29 Oct 2019 04:40:21 GMT UN body washes hands of India's plaint on Pak denial of airspace India had taken up Pakistan's denial of use of its airspace to the prime minister's flight with the ICAO. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/29/pm-modi-saudi-arabia-visit-pak-airspace-denial.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/29/pm-modi-saudi-arabia-visit-pak-airspace-denial.html Tue, 29 Oct 2019 02:53:37 GMT EU agrees to January 31 Brexit deadline The EU's move would mean that the UK will not leave the 28-member block as planned on Thursday. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/28/eu-agrees-to-january-31-brexit-deadline.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/28/eu-agrees-to-january-31-brexit-deadline.html Mon, 28 Oct 2019 11:47:52 GMT Parodies of Washington Post's Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi obit break twitter into laughter The Washingon Post's obit headline for the IS leader came in as a greater surprise. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/28/washington-post-obit-headline-islamic-state-leader-baghdadi-austere-religious-scholar.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/28/washington-post-obit-headline-islamic-state-leader-baghdadi-austere-religious-scholar.html Tue, 29 Oct 2019 01:43:20 GMT 'Al Baghdadi is dead. But the story doesn't end here': How global media covered IS leader's death Here is how global media reported Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/28/isis-leader-al-baghdadi-death-global-media-coverage.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/28/isis-leader-al-baghdadi-death-global-media-coverage.html Mon, 28 Oct 2019 07:05:55 GMT How the US took out IS  leader Baghdadi US President Donald Trump went into unusual detail of the raid during a national address broadcast from the White House. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/28/how-the-us-took-out-isisleader-baghdadi.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/28/how-the-us-took-out-isisleader-baghdadi.html Mon, 28 Oct 2019 07:10:38 GMT India approaches UN body after Pak refuses to open up airspace for Modi's Saudi trip ICAO is a United Nations agency which manages the administration and governance of the Convention on International Civil Aviation. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/28/india-united-nations-civil-aviation-body-pakistan-airspace-modi-saudi-trip.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/28/india-united-nations-civil-aviation-body-pakistan-airspace-modi-saudi-trip.html Mon, 28 Oct 2019 04:58:35 GMT Prince Charles to visit India for second time in two years The announcement also comes a week after Charles's son William and his wife Kate completed a four-day trip to India's neighbour Pakistan. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/28/prince-charles-to-visit-india-for-second-time.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/28/prince-charles-to-visit-india-for-second-time.html Mon, 28 Oct 2019 02:51:29 GMT Islamic State Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi 'died like a dog' during US raid, says Trump Baghdadi was long thought to hiding somewhere along the Iraq-Syria border. He has led the group since 2010, when it was still an underground al Qaeda offshoot in Iraq. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/27/isis-leaderbaghdadi-operation-trump-statement.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/27/isis-leaderbaghdadi-operation-trump-statement.html Mon, 28 Oct 2019 01:41:27 GMT UK truck deaths: Vietnam police take DNA from relatives of suspected victims 39 bodies were discovered on Wednesday after emergency services were alerted to people in a truck container on an industrial site in Grays, about 32km east of central London. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/26/uk-truck-39-bodies-found-illegal-immigrants-from-vietnam.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/26/uk-truck-39-bodies-found-illegal-immigrants-from-vietnam.html Mon, 28 Oct 2019 01:36:40 GMT Onus for peace talks between India and Pakistan lies on Islamabad: US India has always maintained that Jammu and Kashmir is its integral part and ruled out any third party mediation, including either from the UN or the US, saying it is a bilateral issue with Pakistan. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/25/india-pakistan-peace-talks-jammu-kashmir-united-states.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/25/india-pakistan-peace-talks-jammu-kashmir-united-states.html Fri, 25 Oct 2019 09:08:49 GMT Probe expands into deaths of 39 in truck near British port Britain, with its high demand for tourism, restaurant and agricultural workers, remains a very attractive destination for immigrants from all countries, even as the U.K. is rethinking its immigration rules as it prepares to leave the European Union. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/25/british-truck-39-found-dead-illegal-migration-human-smuggling.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/25/british-truck-39-found-dead-illegal-migration-human-smuggling.html Fri, 25 Oct 2019 12:11:25 GMT US seeks roadmap to political and economic normalcy in Kashmir President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have met and spoken with their Indian and Pakistani counterparts multiple times and all sides have the responsibility to create the conditions in Kashmir for dialogue including avoiding heated and unhelpful rhetoric. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/25/us-seeks-roadmap-to-political-and-economic-normalcy-in-kashmir.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/25/us-seeks-roadmap-to-political-and-economic-normalcy-in-kashmir.html Fri, 25 Oct 2019 05:33:42 GMT 39 found dead in UK truck, human trafficking attempt suspected All those in the container were pronounced dead at the scene after the emergency services were called to the Waterglade Industrial Park, not far from docks on the River Thames. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/23/39-found-dead-in-uk-truck-human-trafficking.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/23/39-found-dead-in-uk-truck-human-trafficking.html Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:17:45 GMT No trace of Chandrayaan-2's Lander 'Vikram': NASA after latest flyby On September 7, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) attempted a soft landing of Vikram on the uncharted lunar south pole, before losing communication with the lander. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/23/isro-chandrayaan-2-lander-vikram-lunar-mission-nasa.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/23/isro-chandrayaan-2-lander-vikram-lunar-mission-nasa.html Wed, 23 Oct 2019 06:06:34 GMT EU moves towards Brexit delay as PM Johnson seeks election to break impasse As the clock ticks down to the deadline for Britain's departure on October 31, Brexit is hanging in the balance as divided lawmakers debate when, how and even whether it should happen. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/23/brexit-boris-johnson-seeks-election-to-break-impasse.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/23/brexit-boris-johnson-seeks-election-to-break-impasse.html Wed, 23 Oct 2019 05:02:26 GMT In ancient throne ritual, Japanese emperor vows to fulfil duty The first Japanese emperor born after World War Two, Naruhito acceded to the throne when his father, Akihito. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/22/japanese-emperor-naruhito-enthronement-ceremony.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/22/japanese-emperor-naruhito-enthronement-ceremony.html Tue, 22 Oct 2019 06:42:31 GMT How 1971 Bangladesh crisis laid the foundation for India-US ties The current phase of Indo-US ties has its roots in the 1971 Bangladesh crisis as despite having opposite views on the issue, the two nations could develop a parallel approach on key areas of security and economy. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/22/bangladesh-crisis-india-us-relations.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/22/bangladesh-crisis-india-us-relations.html Tue, 22 Oct 2019 02:28:21 GMT Justin Trudeau's Liberals win Canada vote but set to lose majority The 47-year-old former school teacher dominated Canadian politics over the four years of his first term, but faced a grilling during the 40-day election campaign, which was described as one of the nastiest in Canadian history. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/21/canada-elections-voting-justin-trudeau.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/21/canada-elections-voting-justin-trudeau.html Tue, 22 Oct 2019 05:17:53 GMT Hillary Clinton posts parody Kennedy letter mocking Trump Hillary Clinton on Sunday posted a joke letter on Twitter supposedly sent by John F. Kennedy during the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, written in the excitable style of US President Donald Trump's recent letter to Turkey. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/21/hillary-clinton-parody-letter-john-f-kennedy-donald-trump.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/21/hillary-clinton-parody-letter-john-f-kennedy-donald-trump.html Mon, 21 Oct 2019 02:41:52 GMT EU mulls Johnson's reluctant Brexit delay request Johnson has pinned his premiership on getting Britain out of the European Union on October 31, more than three years after the 2016 referendum vote for Brexit. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/20/eu-mulls-johnson-reluctant-brexit-delay-request.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/20/eu-mulls-johnson-reluctant-brexit-delay-request.html Sun, 20 Oct 2019 11:19:10 GMT UK PM leaves Brexit delay letter unsigned, sends 2nd note Parliament voted 322 to 306 in favour of an amendment put forward by Oliver Letwin, a former Conservative cabinet minister, that withheld support for the Brexit deal Johnson clinched with the EU on Thursday. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/19/brexit-boris-johnson-britain-european-union.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/19/brexit-boris-johnson-britain-european-union.html Sun, 20 Oct 2019 02:49:33 GMT Barcelona rocked by violence on fifth day of separatist protests Thousands poured into Barcelona to protest against the verdict by Spain's Supreme Court, which sentenced nine separatists to prison over a failed, 2017 secessionist bid. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/19/spain-barcelona-protests-catalans-separatist-arrests.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/19/spain-barcelona-protests-catalans-separatist-arrests.html Sat, 19 Oct 2019 03:54:59 GMT Mexico deports over 300 Indians for illegally entering country The Mexican authorities allege that these Indians had illegally reached Mexico over the last few months to enter the United States. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/18/mexico-deports-over-300-illegal-indian-mmigrants.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/18/mexico-deports-over-300-illegal-indian-mmigrants.html Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:22:02 GMT Global watchdog warns Pakistan, gives time till February to curb terror financing If Pakistan continues with the 'Grey List' or put in 'Dark Grey' list, it would be very difficult for the country to get financial aid from the IMF, the World Bank and the European Union, making its financial condition more precarious. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/18/pakistan-fatf-grey-list-warning-terror-financing.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/18/pakistan-fatf-grey-list-warning-terror-financing.html Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:45:26 GMT Britain, EU agree on new Brexit deal Britain and the European Union have been racing to renegotiate the Withdrawal Agreement in time for an October 31 Brexit, but the deal still needs approval from parliament. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/17/britain-european-union-brexit-deal-boris-johnson.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/17/britain-european-union-brexit-deal-boris-johnson.html Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:48:51 GMT Paris zoo unveils the 'blob', an organism with no brain but 720 sexes This newest exhibit of the Paris Zoological Park, which goes on display to the public on Saturday, has no mouth, no stomach, no eyes, yet it can detect food and digest it. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/17/paris-zoo-unveils-the-blob-an-organism-with-no-brain-but-720-sex.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/17/paris-zoo-unveils-the-blob-an-organism-with-no-brain-but-720-sex.html Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:15:46 GMT 35 foreigners dead in Saudi bus crash Those involved were Arab and Asian pilgrims, according to local media, who carried pictures of the bus engulfed in flames and with its windows blown out. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/17/saudi-bus-accident-medina.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/17/saudi-bus-accident-medina.html Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:22:45 GMT British TV starts Brexit-free news channel Ever since the 2016 referendum, British politicians have been debating how, on what terms and whether the United Kingdom should leave though with just over two weeks to go until the latest Brexit deadline of October 31 is unclear. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/16/brexit-free-british-tv-channel.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/16/brexit-free-british-tv-channel.html Wed, 16 Oct 2019 17:26:47 GMT Indian-American techie walks into police station with dead body in car, confesses All four victims in the grizzly incident are related to the suspect, Shankar Nagappa Hangud, Roseville Police said. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/16/indian-american-techie-us-murder-arrest.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/16/indian-american-techie-us-murder-arrest.html Wed, 16 Oct 2019 17:17:22 GMT US carried out secret cyber strike on Iran in wake of Saudi oil attack Two US officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the operation took place in late September and took aim at Tehran's ability to spread "propaganda." https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/16/us-secret-cyber-strike-iran-saudi-oil-attack.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/16/us-secret-cyber-strike-iran-saudi-oil-attack.html Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:44:32 GMT 'Defiant message' as North Korea's Kim rides white horse on sacred mountain Analysts say the symbolism underscores North Korea standing up to international sanctions and pressure over its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programmes. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/16/north-kora-kim-jong-un-white-horse-ride-mt-paektu.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/16/north-kora-kim-jong-un-white-horse-ride-mt-paektu.html Wed, 16 Oct 2019 05:42:59 GMT Terror financing watchdog FATF warns Pak to mend ways Pakistan which is on the verge of strong action by FATF may soon be put in the 'Dark Grey' list, the last warning to improve. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/15/dark-grey-list-fatf-pakistan-terror-financing.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/15/dark-grey-list-fatf-pakistan-terror-financing.html Tue, 15 Oct 2019 04:30:26 GMT Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Michael Kremer win Economics Nobel Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee and two others win 2019 Nobel economics prize for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/14/nobel-economic-prize-banerjee-duflo-kremer.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/14/nobel-economic-prize-banerjee-duflo-kremer.html Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:30:57 GMT Pope mistakenly Tweets support for US 'Saints' football team For the record, the Saints, those from New Orleans, beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 13-6 on Sunday. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/14/pope-tweet-us-saints-football-team.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/14/pope-tweet-us-saints-football-team.html Mon, 14 Oct 2019 08:00:33 GMT New Zealand creates unit to target, 'disrupt' online extremism Ardern has led global efforts to force technology firms to clamp down on extremist material since a lone gunman killed 51 Muslim worshippers in March, streaming part of the atrocity on Facebook. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/14/new-zealand-pm-jacinda-ardern-anti-terrorism-online-extremism.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/14/new-zealand-pm-jacinda-ardern-anti-terrorism-online-extremism.html Mon, 14 Oct 2019 07:02:29 GMT Typhoon Hagibis: Modi condoles loss of lives in Japan, enlists Indian Navy to assist Typhoon Hagibis made landfall south of Tokyo on Saturday and moved north, triggering severe floods. It has left at least 26 people dead and over 100 injured. More than a dozen people are missing. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/13/typhoon-hagibis-narendra-modi-japan-indian-navy.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/13/typhoon-hagibis-narendra-modi-japan-indian-navy.html Sun, 13 Oct 2019 14:24:29 GMT Typhoon leaves as many as 33 dead as Japan continues rescue The storm's heavy rain triggered deadly landslides and caused rivers to burst their banks. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/13/typhoon-hagibis-japan-floods-landslides.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/13/typhoon-hagibis-japan-floods-landslides.html Sun, 13 Oct 2019 16:00:04 GMT Three killed as California wildfires rage again Los Angeles officials said the fire in the city's San Fernando Valley area hadn't grown significantly since Friday, and ground crews were tamping down lingering hotspots. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/13/california-wildfires-los-angeles.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/13/california-wildfires-los-angeles.html Sun, 13 Oct 2019 03:28:11 GMT Pope declares Sister Mariam Thresia as saint Mariam Thresia was the foundress and first member of the Congregation of the Holy Family. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/13/canonization-of-sr-mariam-thresia-vatican.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/13/canonization-of-sr-mariam-thresia-vatican.html Sun, 13 Oct 2019 11:51:28 GMT Four dead in shooting at illegal gambling site in Brooklyn The six men and one woman were shot just before 7 am inside a building in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/12/at-least-four-dead-in-brooklyn-shooting.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/12/at-least-four-dead-in-brooklyn-shooting.html Sat, 12 Oct 2019 16:59:56 GMT Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed Ali wins Peace Nobel for ending 20-year conflict with Eritrea Ethiopia and Eritrea, longtime foes who fought a border war from 1998 to 2000, restored relations in July 2018 after years of hostility. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/11/nobel-peace-prize-2019-ethiopia-prime-minister-abiy-ahmed.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/11/nobel-peace-prize-2019-ethiopia-prime-minister-abiy-ahmed.html Fri, 11 Oct 2019 10:08:24 GMT Iran oil tanker hit by two missiles off Saudi coast The alleged attack is the latest incident involving oil tankers in the Red Sea and Gulf region, and is likely to ratchet up tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/11/iran-oil-tanker-hit-by-two-missiles-off-saudi-coast.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/11/iran-oil-tanker-hit-by-two-missiles-off-saudi-coast.html Fri, 11 Oct 2019 08:59:43 GMT Pak observes 'Kashmir Day' to show solidarity with J&K A human chain will be formed under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad at 3.30 p.m to express soliarity with Kashmiris. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/11/pakistan-kashmir-day-solidarity.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/11/pakistan-kashmir-day-solidarity.html Fri, 11 Oct 2019 05:08:59 GMT Act now, or face catastrophic and irreversible outcomes, IMF warns of global warming UN climate scientists warned last month that if greenhouse gas emissions are not slashed the world must face a reality of cities vanishing under rising seas, rivers running dry and marine life collapsing. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/10/act-now--or-face-catastrophic-and-irreversible-outcomes--imf-war.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/10/act-now--or-face-catastrophic-and-irreversible-outcomes--imf-war.html Thu, 10 Oct 2019 17:06:47 GMT Thousands flee, dozens reported killed as Turkey pushes Syria assault Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told members of his AK Party in Ankara that 109 militants had been killed so far. Kurds said they were resisting the assault. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/10/thousands-flee-dozens-reported-killed-as-turkey-pushes-syria-ass.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/10/thousands-flee-dozens-reported-killed-as-turkey-pushes-syria-ass.html Thu, 10 Oct 2019 16:47:11 GMT Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke win Literature Nobels Tokarczuk becomes just the 15th woman to have won the prestigious distinction, out of 116 literature laureates honoured since 1901. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/10/nobel-literature-prize-olga-tokarczuk-peter-handke.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/10/nobel-literature-prize-olga-tokarczuk-peter-handke.html Thu, 10 Oct 2019 14:03:20 GMT Gunman kills two in livestreamed attack at German synagogue A gunman who denounced Jews opened fire outside a German synagogue on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year, and killed two people as he livestreamed his attack. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/10/gunman-kills-two-livestreamed-attack-german-synagogue.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/10/gunman-kills-two-livestreamed-attack-german-synagogue.html Thu, 10 Oct 2019 01:53:42 GMT China 'observing' situation in Kashmir: Xi tells Imran Khan's visit to China comes at a time when tensions have spiked between Pakistan and India after New Delhi ended the special status of Jammu and Kashmir on August 5. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/09/india-china-pakistan-jammu-kashmir-united-nations.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/09/india-china-pakistan-jammu-kashmir-united-nations.html Wed, 09 Oct 2019 15:06:21 GMT 3 win Nobel in Chemistry for work on lithium-ion batteries The prize went to John B Goodenough of the University of Texas; M Stanley Whittingham of the State University of New York at Binghamton; and Akira Yoshino of Asahi Kasei Corporation and Meijo University in Japan. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/09/nobel-chemistry-lithium-ion-batteries.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/09/nobel-chemistry-lithium-ion-batteries.html Wed, 09 Oct 2019 10:45:27 GMT Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit India on Friday Xi will hold the informal meeting with Modi in the coastal town of Mamallapuram near Chennai from October 11 to 12 and then pay a state visit to Nepal on October 13. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/09/chinese-president-xi-jinping-to-visit-india-on-friday.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/09/chinese-president-xi-jinping-to-visit-india-on-friday.html Wed, 09 Oct 2019 06:11:30 GMT Imran Khan govt breaks record in borrowing money Between August 2018 and August 2019, the Pakistan government has borrowed Rs 2,804 billion from foreign sources and Rs 4,705 billion from domestic sources. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/09/imran-khan-pakistan-record-borrowing-money.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/09/imran-khan-pakistan-record-borrowing-money.html Wed, 09 Oct 2019 06:06:43 GMT UN in the red, staff salaries at risk In all, 64 countries owe money to the UN. Also on the list of budget delinquents are Venezuela, North Korea, South Korea, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Israel and Saudi Arabia. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/09/united-nations-budget-salaries-at-risk.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/09/united-nations-budget-salaries-at-risk.html Wed, 09 Oct 2019 05:42:12 GMT United Nations may run out of money by end of month: Antonio Guterres Guterres warned that in the current month, the organization will reach the deepest deficit of the decade. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/08/united-nations-may-run-out-of-money-by-end-of-month-antonio-gute.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/08/united-nations-may-run-out-of-money-by-end-of-month-antonio-gute.html Tue, 08 Oct 2019 17:40:56 GMT UP-born Al-Qaeda militant killed in Afghanistan, led subcontinent wing Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri had announced the formation of the AQIS to take the fight to India, Myanmar and Bangladesh in 2014. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/08/indian-born-al-qaeda-indian-subcontinent.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/08/indian-born-al-qaeda-indian-subcontinent.html Wed, 09 Oct 2019 03:59:58 GMT Ahead of Xi's visit, China says Kashmir issue should be resolved bilaterally, drops UN references Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang during his media briefing here on Tuesday did not make any official announcement about Xi's visit to India. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/08/india-china-pakistan-jammu-kashmir-united-nations.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/08/india-china-pakistan-jammu-kashmir-united-nations.html Tue, 08 Oct 2019 12:31:18 GMT Science of far-away planets and infant universe wins Nobel prize for Physics Peebles was awarded half the prize while Mayor and Queloz shared the other half. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/08/peebles-mayor-queloz-nobel-prize-physics.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/08/peebles-mayor-queloz-nobel-prize-physics.html Tue, 08 Oct 2019 14:36:26 GMT India slams Pak for 'weaponising' women's rights issues at UNGA Without naming Pakistan, Paulomi Tripathi, First Secretary in India's Permanent Mission to the UN, said that the country covets the territory of others and camouflages its "vile intentions with fake concerns". https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/08/india-pakistan-weaponise-women-rights-un-unga.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/08/india-pakistan-weaponise-women-rights-un-unga.html Tue, 08 Oct 2019 06:42:11 GMT Pak set to remain on the radar of terror finance watchdog Pakistan was placed on the grey list by the Paris-based watchdog in June last year and was given a plan of action to complete it by October 2019, or face the risk of being placed on the black list with Iran and North Korea. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/08/pakistan-fatf-grey-list-terrorism-funding.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/08/pakistan-fatf-grey-list-terrorism-funding.html Tue, 08 Oct 2019 05:42:34 GMT End blackout in Kashmir, US House panel urges India Restrictions were imposed when New Delhi on August 5 scrapped the special status of Jammu and Kashmir state under Article 370 of the Constitution and bifurcated it into two Union Territories -- Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/08/us-congress-kashmir-communication-blackout-violation.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/08/us-congress-kashmir-communication-blackout-violation.html Tue, 08 Oct 2019 05:32:47 GMT Three share Medicine Nobel, findings set to boost cancer fight Last year American James Allison and Japanese Tasuku Honjo won the prize for discoveries about how to harness the immune system in cancer therapies. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/07/nobel-medicine-prize-kaelin-semenza-ratcliffe.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/07/nobel-medicine-prize-kaelin-semenza-ratcliffe.html Tue, 08 Oct 2019 03:50:33 GMT US withdraws troops from northeast Syria ahead of Turkish offensive Reflecting concern about potential harm to civilians, a UN official said civilians must be spared in any Turkish military operation in northeast Syria, adding the United Nations hoped that displacement and atrocities can be prevented. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/07/us-withdraws-troops-from-northeast-syria-ahead-of-turkish-offens.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/07/us-withdraws-troops-from-northeast-syria-ahead-of-turkish-offens.html Mon, 07 Oct 2019 10:34:20 GMT Afghan Taliban releases 3 Indian engineers post talks with US Seven Indian engineers working for a power plant in Afghanistan's northern Baghlan Province were kidnapped in May 2018. One of the hostages was released in March, but the fate of the others remained unknown. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/07/afghan-taliban-releases-3-indian-engineers-post-talks-with-us.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/07/afghan-taliban-releases-3-indian-engineers-post-talks-with-us.html Mon, 07 Oct 2019 07:06:44 GMT Kansar bar shooting: 4 killed, Police on the look out for 2 men The shooting happened in a neighbourhood with a large Hispanic population. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/06/kansas-bar-shooting-united-states.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/06/kansas-bar-shooting-united-states.html Sun, 06 Oct 2019 16:06:34 GMT North Korea breaks off nuclear talks with US in Sweden The talks were the first such formal discussion since US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met in June. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/06/north-korea-breaks-off-nuclear-talks-with-us-in-sweden.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/06/north-korea-breaks-off-nuclear-talks-with-us-in-sweden.html Sun, 06 Oct 2019 05:19:20 GMT Thai judge shoots himself in court after railing at justice system Kanakorn Pianchana, a judge at Yala court acquitted the group, delivered a courtroom plea for a cleaner justice system, before pulling out a handgun and shooting himself in the chest. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/05/tahi-judge-shoots-himself-justice-system.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/05/tahi-judge-shoots-himself-justice-system.html Sat, 05 Oct 2019 14:59:36 GMT Pak PM warns PoK residents against crossing LoC Tension between India and Pakistan escalated after New Delhi revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status on August 5. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/05/pak-pm-warns-pok-residents-against-crossing-loc.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/05/pak-pm-warns-pok-residents-against-crossing-loc.html Sat, 05 Oct 2019 14:58:45 GMT Immigrants who cannot pay for healthcare not welcome, says Trump The Trump administration said last month that it planned to allow only 18,000 refugees to resettle in the United States in the 2020 fiscal year. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/05/immigrants-us-donald-trump-healthcare.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/05/immigrants-us-donald-trump-healthcare.html Sat, 05 Oct 2019 07:20:13 GMT Indian-origin UK woman on trial for allegedly shaking baby to death Ravinder Deol, allegedly acted out of 'pure frustration' when she killed the 'incredibly small' girl in Aylesbury, central England, in 2016, Reading Crown Court was told this week. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/04/indian-origin-uk-woman-on-trial-for-allegedly-shaking-baby-to-de.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/04/indian-origin-uk-woman-on-trial-for-allegedly-shaking-baby-to-de.html Fri, 04 Oct 2019 02:21:53 GMT Indian-origin US tech millionaire Tushar Atre, kidnapped days ago, found dead in car Hours after authorities began searching for Atre, police reported finding a BMW stolen from his house and a body near the vehicle. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/04/indian-origin-us-tech-millionaire-tushar-atre-kidnapped-days-ago.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/04/indian-origin-us-tech-millionaire-tushar-atre-kidnapped-days-ago.html Fri, 04 Oct 2019 01:32:32 GMT Submarine-launched missile test successful, says North Korea The launch on Wednesday was the most provocative by North Korea since it resumed dialogue with the United States in 2018 and a reminder by Pyongyang of the weapons capability it has been aggressively developing, including intercontinental ballistic missiles. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/03/submarine-launched-missile-test-successful-says-north-korea.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/03/submarine-launched-missile-test-successful-says-north-korea.html Thu, 03 Oct 2019 15:55:25 GMT Four Paris cops stabbed to death, attacker shot dead The assailant's motive was not immediately clear. The attack took place in the heart of the French capital, near to the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/03/paris-police-employee-stabs-four-people-to-death-in-force-hq.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/03/paris-police-employee-stabs-four-people-to-death-in-force-hq.html Thu, 03 Oct 2019 14:29:13 GMT Thousands attend fallen Sikh cop's 'fit for a king' funeral Dhaliwal, the first Sikh sheriff's deputy in Harris County, who made national headlines when he was allowed to grow a beard and wear a turban on the job, was gunned down while conducting a routine mid-day traffic stop in Houston last week. https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/03/fallen-sikh-cop-funeral-fit-for-a-king.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/world/2019/10/03/fallen-sikh-cop-funeral-fit-for-a-king.html Thu, 03 Oct 2019 06:31:01 GMT