Saturday, 23 June 2018
Latest news
Home » Worldwide

Worldwide

Princess Diana's presence felt at Meghan and Harry's wedding

perth_map

The glittering union brought modern Hollywood glamour into the 1,000-year-old monarchy, as Markle's friends arrived in Windsor to attend the nuptials. Actresses Priyanka Chopra and Abigail Spencer at the wedding . The couple held hands throughout and exchanged vows in a Church of England service modified to reflect the bride's heritage and strong sense of independence. Read More »

10 dead, 13 injured in shooting at Santa Fe High School

perth_map

The shooting was the nation's deadliest such attack since the massacre in Florida that gave rise to a campaign by teens for gun control. "But it went ahead and ricocheted and hit me in my right leg". The suspect was identified as Dimitrios Pagourtzis. He made his initial court appearance Friday evening by video link from the Galveston County Jail. Read More »

All the Details About Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding Rings

perth_map

She made the initial walk into the church alone, in what many are calling a feminist moment, and then joined Prince Charles halfway down the aisle; he escorted her the final steps to the altar. "Certainly, there will be an exchange of rings in the ceremony", said Nicholl - author of Harry: Life, Loss, and Love , about the soon-to-be groom - at the time, before the details of the service were officially announced. Read More »

Everything You Need To Know About Meghan Markle's Wedding Bouquet

perth_map

Hundreds of millions of people around the world were thought to have watched the ceremony unfold on television. Royals fans with Union Jack umbrella hats partake in the celebration. Meghan Markle's gown was designed by Britain's Clare Waight Keller of French fashion house Givenchy. Meghan thus became the first royal bride to walk down (part of) the aisle herself in United Kingdom history. Read More »

The royal wedding, in pictures

perth_map

Doria Ragland with her daughter and the bride, Meghan Markle . Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip then arrived, along with Prince Charles and Camilla, duchess of Cornwall. The Most Rev Bishop Michael Curry, leader of the Episcopal Church, gives an address during Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding. Meghan's ring is made of extremely rare Welsh gold, in line with long-standing royal tradition. Read More »

Washington Sanctions Venezuela's Cabello For Drug Trafficking, Florida Companies Hit

perth_map

The U.S. Treasury accused Cabello, a former president of the country's national assembly, of money laundering and direct involvement in trafficking narcotics from Venezuela through the Dominican Republican to Europe. This week protestors gathered in the capital Caracas to protest the vote, which they say is rigged. The hardline opposition party Popular Will on Saturday reiterated its call for Venezuelans to boycott the election and described it as an "electoral sham that seeks to validate ... Read More »

Azim Premji set to make 420% return on Myntra investment

perth_map

After Premji's investment in Myntra , Flipkart acquired the online fashion retail firm for $300 million in a stock transaction. At that time Flipkart was valued at around $1,6 billion which rose exponentially to $15.2 billion by 2015, the ET report said. Read More »

Sahar Sarid arrested on charges related to Mugshots.com

perth_map

The site reportedly reroutes booking photos to a secondary website called Unpublisharrest.com and charges people a "de-publishing" fee if they wish to have their photo taken down. Florida's law goes into effect July 1. The defendants named in the complaint are Sahar Sarid , Kishore Vidya Bhavnanie, Thomas Keesee , and David Usdan. Read More »

Woman jumps off NYC building with 7-year-old boy

perth_map

At this time it is not known whether the child jumped on his own or if he was forced by the woman, whom police believe was his mother. After the incident, there was no scene outside the hotel, which is located on East 46th Street. The Gotham Hotel told Fox News that the police were investigating the situation and refused to comment further. The hotel, located about four blocks from Grand Central Terminal, has 67 rooms and more than 25 floors, according to its website. Read More »

Two Left parties in Nepal merge

perth_map

In his address, Co-Chairperson of newly formed party Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda said that with the unification, Nepal has given a new message of development and political stability to the worldwide politics. A nine-member central secretariat and a 45-member standing committee were also formed to guide the new party. It will have a 43-member Standing Committee with 25 UML representatives and 18 from the Maoist Centre. Read More »

2 buses collide in Lincoln Tunnel, dozens injured

perth_map

The two New Jersey Transit buses struck each other at the Manhattan-side entrance of the tunnel, according to FOX 5 NY. The Lincoln Tunnel connects New York City with New Jersey and is located on Manhattan's West Side. Both buses drove out of the tunnel to the NY side where passengers were evaluated. The Lincoln Tunnel is normally packed with commuter traffic, which is being delayed as officials investigate the crash. Read More »

Giuliani Says Mueller Agrees to Narrow Scope in Trump Investigation

perth_map

On Wednesday, in an appearance before the Senate Appropriations Committee, Wray reiterated his stance that the probe is not a witch hunt, steadfastly sticking to a position in stark opposition to Trump's. That's probably why Dowd told Axios back in December that the president can not obstruct justice because he is the chief law enforcement officer under the Constitution's Article II and therefore has "every right to express his view of any case". Read More »

China offers Dollars 200 bn United States trade deficit reduction package

perth_map

In a sign that the Chinese government is seeking a conciliatory stance, on Friday it announced that it would end its anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation into imports of U.S. US officials cited by CNN said no agreement has been reached yet in those trade talks. China also announced Friday that it was ending an investigation into alleged US sorghum dumping, which had halted a $1.1 billion global market for the grain a year ago. Read More »

North Korea says may reconsider summit with Trump

perth_map

A statement published by the state-run Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) said Pyongyang would never accept economic assistance from the USA in exchange for unilaterally abandoning its nuclear programme. In a tweet on April 22nd, the United States president claimed that North Korea had "agreed to denuclearisation - so great for the world". People close to the White House said the scattershot nature of the messages on North Korea reflected the newness of the president's national security ... Read More »

President Mamnoon to unveil date for 2018 general elections next week

perth_map

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday clarified that it has not barred worldwide observers from covering the 2018 general elections, refuting the media reports claiming issuance of such orders. Section 57 (2) of the Elections Act, 2017 says the Commission will announce election programme within seven days after announcement of the election date by the president, stipulating a time frame for fulfilling various prerequisites including filing of nomination papers, filing of ... Read More »

PM Abbasi, Khursheed Shah to deliberate over caretaker PM nominees today

perth_map

Party leadership has said whatever name is finalised by Khursheed Shah and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for caretaker PM will be acceptable. Khursheed Shah said the prime minister told him that he was about to leave for Turkey to attend the Extraordinary Session of the OIC; therefore, they chose to meet again on May 22 (Tuesday). Read More »

India today will mourn the defeat of democracy: Rahul

perth_map

The political crisis was triggered by a spilt in the BJP by rebel leader Shankersinh Vaghela, who had lost out to Keshubhai Patel in the race to become CM in 1995. He also asked the people whether it is correct for BJP and YSRC leaders to blame him for minor girl's rape in Guntur district and the boat tragedy in East Godavari district. Read More »

Prince Charles to walk Meghan down the aisle

perth_map

The carriage is one of five used by the royal family for the Queen's procession up the course at the Royal Ascot Race but has also featured in previous royal wedding processions - carrying Harry and a contingent of page boys and bridesmaids at Prince William's wedding to Catherine Middleton in 2011. Read More »

College officials may face subpoenas from panel on closure

perth_map

She called it "a self-fulfilling prophecy of demise" for schools to advertise their financial issues. "I think as a public research university committed to service and to students, that we should be part of the equation, but we are going to do an assessment to see how this one went, how we possibly could communicate more effectively", Meehan said. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Portugal's 23-man World Cup squad

perth_map

Forwards Eder and Nani were surprise absentees from Portugal's World Cup squad with national team coach Fernando Santos opting instead for the youth of Andre Silva and Goncalo Guedes to play alongside superstar Cristiano Ronaldo . Nani is the country's third most capped player after Luis Figo and Cristiano Ronaldo with 112 games. "But I have to pick the ones who best complete the jigsaw". Read More »

Deco advises Ruben Neves against Wolves departure

perth_map

The Portuguese midfielder has been a key star in Wolves' title-winning Championship season, with his classy performances drawing attention from several Premier League clubs, including Liverpool . "He's doing his career step by step", Deco told Sky Sports News . "Normally in these days when players try to play well, everyone says they need to change clubs, big clubs, they talk about big clubs". Read More »

Egypt's opens Rafah crossing to Gazans for Ramadan

perth_map

Sisi's announcement came after some 60 Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire on Gaza's frontier on Monday, with Egypt's foreign ministry describing the victims as "martyrs". The Rafah border crossing between the besieged Gaza Strip and Egypt has been nearly completely closed since Al-Sisi overthrew his predecessor in a military coup in July 2013. Read More »

Cross border firing; Woman, three children killed in Pak

perth_map

The Foreign Office said that four innocent members of the family of Noor Hussain including his wife Kulsoom, two daughters Mehwish and Safia, and his son Hamza were martyred as a result of Indian firing. Statistically, in 2018, 219 innocent civilians, including 112 women and children, have either been martyred or injured because of targeted Indian ceasefire violations, the statement read. Read More »

Sebi warns PNB for late disclosures

perth_map

Accordingly, PNB has not complied with various norms. The recent drubbing Punjab National Bank share price has received has pushed its market value down so much that it quotes below the market capitalisation of its subsidiary PNB Housing Finance . Read More »

Karnataka Governor going against constitution: Punjab CM

perth_map

Also, Amarinder Singh said, "The (Karnataka) Governor is going against the Constitution". The Chief Minister pointed out that the State Government, on its part, had chose to provide an institutional loan waiver of Rs two lakh to all marginal and small farmers, having availed loan up to Rs 2 lakh, and a relief of Rs 2 lakh to marginal farmers having outstanding loans of more than Rs two lakh. Read More »

Explosive eruption at Hawaii volcano

perth_map

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has erupted again on Thursday, May 17 , early in the morning. "Kilauea and Mount St. Helens are different in nearly every imaginable way", she said. Earlier Thursday morning, a large plume of ash and smoke shot upwards of 30,000 feet into the air. "Our shelters are set up so we're not downwind from where the gasses are", he said. Read More »

Malaysia police seize Najib' jewels and handbags

perth_map

Lawyer Harpal Singh Grewal said police arrived at about 10pm on Wednesday at Najib's house, and were still searching it on Thursday afternoon. Police have seized 284 boxes of luxury handbags, some stuffed with foreign cash and jewelry, from properties linked to Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak. Read More »

USA will consider expanding Medicare drug price negotiation

perth_map

Trump called out those companies in his speech: "Our plan will end the dishonest double-dealing that allows the middleman to pocket rebates and discounts that should be passed onto consumers and patients", Trump said. "This move from B to D gives us the power to negotiate against drug companies", he said. But analysts caution it could lead to higher out-of-pocket costs and less choice for patients. Read More »

Spy scandal latest: Sergei Skripal discharged from hospital

perth_map

Skripal and his daughter Yulia , who was visiting from Moscow, collapsed on March 4 on a bench in Salisbury in western England where the former double agent lives. Ms. Skripal was released from the hospital last month. The news was announced in a statement from the hospital. Britain says the Skripals were poisoned with Soviet-developed Novichok nerve agent and blames Russian Federation. Read More »