United Nations, March 15 (IANS) The UN has instructed its personnel not to fly on Boeing 737 Max 8 after an Ethiopian Airlines flight of the same model crashed, killing all 157 people on board earlier this week, a UN spokesperson said.
Washington, March 15 (IANS) The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that all US diplomats remaining in Venezuela have departed the South American country.
London, March 15 (IANS) The UK Parliament voted 413-202 to instruct Prime Minister Theresa May to ask the EU for a delay that would give the UK’s fractious political class time to forge a plan for an orderly Brexit, raising the prospect that Britain will remain part of the bloc beyond March 29 deadline.
Rome, March 14 (IANS/AKI) Italy’s populist government has set up a task-force as part of its preparations for the UK’s possible exit from the European Union on March 29 without a deal, Foreign Minister Enzo Moaovero Milanesi said on Thursday.
New York, March 14 (IANS) The head of New York’s Gambino crime family, Frank Cali, has been shot dead outside his home here, the police said.
Johannesburg, March 14 (IANS) A black South African TV and radio presenter has claimed that he was the victim of a racially motivated attack after stopping to help a group of white people whose car had overturned.
Nairobi, March 14 (IANS) The African Development Bank (AfDB) announced on Thursday it would provide 2.5 trillion shillings ($25 billion) over the next five years to help in the global fight against climate change.
Dublin, March 14 (IANS) A former British soldier will be prosecuted over the Bloody Sunday shootings in Northern Ireland in 1972, prosecutors said on Thursday.
Tehran, March 14 (IANS) At least five people were killed on Thursday in an explosion of a pipeline that links the gas network from Mahshahr city to Ahvaz city in Iran, the state media reported.
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) After more than a year, the long-drawn resolution process of Essar Steel seems to be finally moving towards closure with the Corporate Affairs Ministry ready to order a change in the management of the insolvent steel maker.