WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED IV

'Smog-filled Indian, Pak cities could turn into unhealthy snow globes'

TIMES OF INDIA - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:00
Smog-filled cities in north India and Pakistan will continue to experience dangerous level of air quality over the next several months, a top American atmospheric organisation has said, warning that the cities could turn into dangerously unhealthy "snow globes".

Seven killed in Afghan bomb attack near political gathering

IRAN DAILY - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:58
At least seven Afghan people, including policemen and civilians, have lost their lives in a bombing near a hotel in the country’s capital, Kabul.

Legendary Iranian wrestler’s birthday named ‘National Day of Wrestling’

IRAN DAILY - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 07:30
The birthday of late legendary Iranian freestyle wrestler Gholam Reza Takhti, who was born roughly a century ago, has been named Iran’s ‘National Day of Wrestling.’

Pak top politician expresses sorrow over Iran killer earthquake

IRAN DAILY - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 07:24
Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has expressed grief and sorrow over the death of a high number of Iranians because of a strong earthquake which hit western areas of the country on November 12.

Republican senate hopeful’s sex scandal widens as more victims come forward

IRAN DAILY - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 07:22
Four more women have leveled sexual assault accusations against Republican Senate hopeful Roy Moore, in a damaging sex scandal that has cost the Alabamian dearly in the heat of the campaign.

Trump warns N Korea against ‘nuclear blackmail’

IRAN DAILY - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 07:19
US President Donald Trump has warned “twisted” North Korea that the international community will tolerate what he called the country’s "nuclear blackmail," pledging to shore up support for “maximum pressure” against Pyongyang.

Ex-Swedish PM slams US Congress anti-JCPOA acts

IRAN DAILY - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 06:00
Former Swedish Prime Minister in a message has criticized measures taken by US Congress to block sale of Airbus aircrafts to Iran.

Myanmar troops gang-raped Rohingya women and girls: Human Rights Watch

IRAN DAILY - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 05:57
Myanmar troops gang-raped countless Rohingya women and girls during a military campaign that sent hundreds of thousands fleeing across the border to Bangladesh

Iran quake injuries toll mounts to 9,397

IRAN DAILY - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 05:48
Latest reports released on Thursday about the number of casualties of the fatal earthquake in western Iran have indicated that the number of injured has mounted to 9,397 while the number of the casualties remained unchanged.

1000s protest possible presence of far right in Austria govt.

IRAN DAILY - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:41
At least 3,000 people have formed a “chain of light” around the government district in the Austrian capital to protest the possible participation of the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) in any coalition government.

Iran, Belarus keen on boosting cooperation

IRAN DAILY - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:38
Iran’s Ambassador to Belarus Mostafa Oweisi and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus Andrei Dapkiunas explored ways of boosting mutual cooperation in a meeting in Minsk on Wednesday.

US starts drill with Japan near Korean Peninsula

IRAN DAILY - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:36
Japan and the United States have started conducting a 10-day joint naval drill in southern Japan, despite North Korea’s warnings that the exercises seriously risk triggering an actual war.

1st Test live score: India vs Sri Lanka, Day 1

TIMES OF INDIA - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:17
Check Live Cricket Score, Ball by Ball Commentary & Scorecard of 1st Test between India and Sri Lanka on Times of India

'Modi most popular figure in Indian politics'

TIMES OF INDIA - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 03:43
Modi at 88 per cent is 30 points ahead of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi (58 per cent), 31 points ahead of Congress president Sonia Gandhi (57 per cent) and 49 points ahead of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (39 per cent), said the survey conducted between February 21 and March 10 this year.

Da Vinci’s Christ painting sells for record $450mn

IRAN DAILY - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 03:23
A painting of Christ by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci was sold for a record 450 million US dollars (380 million euros), including fees, at auction on Wednesday, obliterating previous records for artworks sold at auction or privately.

Just two sugary drinks per week may raise your risk of type 2 diabetes, heart diseases

IRAN DAILY - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 03:21
New research examined 36 existing studies published in the past 10 years to look at the possible effects of sugary drinks on cardiometabolic health.

Flyers to Dubai feel pinch as bilateral agreement limits number of flights

TIMES OF INDIA - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 03:20
Airfares to Dubai from Chennai and other cities in India are likely to remain expensive during the holiday season as the number of flights permitted by the bilateral agreement between the two countries has been exhausted on both sides.

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