Category: World

ISIL militants burn to death 45

Newsroom24x7 Desk Baghdad: BBC, quoting a local police chief has reported that ISIL militants have burned alive 45 people in the western Iraqi town of al-Baghdadi local police chief on Tuesday. The identity of those reportedly massacred by the ISIL has not been established. The local police chief Col Qasim al-Obeidi said those killed are

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Shootings in Copenhagen: A Repeat of France

Newsroom24x7 Desk Paris: What happened this past weekend in Copenhagen was a repeat of France more than a month ago. The Danish Police is treating the shootings as a terrorist attack similar to the one on Charlie Hebdo in Paris In a statement at the Danish Embassy M. François Hollande, President of France pointed to the

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US department of Justice to appeal against Texas Judge order on immigration actions

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: The US Department of Justice has indicated that it will appeal the decision of a Texas judge which “wrongly prevents” lawful, commonsense policies to help fix our broken immigration system. A White House spokesperson today said that the US Supreme Court and Congress have made clear that the federal government can set priorities in enforcing the

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Fertilizer Use to Surpass 200 Million Tonnes in 2018

ROME: Global fertilizer use is likely to rise above 200.5 million tonnes in 2018, 25 percent higher than recorded in 2008. World fertilizer consumption will grow by 1.8% a year through 2018, according to FAO’s new report “World fertilizer trends and outlook to 2018.” At the same time “the global capacity of fertilizer products, intermediates

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US and leading European nations condemn murder of 21 Egyptian citizens by ISIL terrorists

Newsroom24x7 Desk London: United States and leading European nations have condemned the murder of 21 Egyptian citizens by ISIL terrorists. Monday, Libya and Egypt also launched air strikes against ISIL after militants had posted the video of the Egyptian citizens’ beheading. In a statement the United States has condemned the “despicable and cowardly murder” of

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Midlands to be the engine of growth in UK

Newsroom24X7 Desk London: Jobs, skills, transport, science, and quality of life are at the heart of the six-point long term economic plan to make the Midlands the Engine for Growth in the UK, announced last week by British Prime Minister David Cameron and Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne. British Prime Minister and Chancellor have set out their

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Barack Obama discusses visit to India with Nawaz Sharif

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: US President Thursday talked on phone with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan and discussed with him his recently concluded visit to India. During his talk with Sharif, the US president noted the United States supports all efforts by both nations (India and Pakistan) to improve ties. President Obama also discussed

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Obama seeks authorization of military force against ISIL

 Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: The US President Barack Obama submitted a draft proposal Wednesday to Congress that would authorize the continued use of military force against ISIL. Although the President already has the legal authority he needs to take action against ISIL, he has noted that we are strongest as a nation when the President and

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India seeing larger role in Asia-Pacific: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 11: President Pranab Mukherjee has described Singapore as India’s gateway to ASEAN and has gone on to underline that both the countries are at an interesting cusp in history, witnessing major transformations. It shall be the endeavor of India and Singapore to work together towards maintaining peace and stability in the

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US and Germany are united to destroy ISIL: Barack Obama

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC. Feb. 9: US President Barack Obama has reiterated that Germany and the United States remain united in their determination to destroy the barbaric organization ISIL. Obama, who was earlier engaged in a bilateral meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany in the White House was participating in a joint press conference.

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Obama speaks of Budget, middle-class economics and job growth in America

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC, Feb.8: US President Barack Obama has highlighted the progress the US economy has made, with more than 3.1 million jobs created in 2014 – the best year for job growth since the late 1990s. In his weekly address this saturday, Obama focussed attention on more job avenues that have been created in

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Heads of Mission should help in positioning India in a leading role: Narendra Modi

PM to Heads of Indian Missions Use the current global environment to position India in leading role “You are vibrant representatives of a glorious heritage” India has a great responsibility to help the world counter new threats to global peace India must lead the fight against climate change; love for nature is part of Indian

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Acts of intolerance in India would have shocked Gandhiji: Barack Obama

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC, Feb 6: US president Barack Obama Thursday praised the Dalai Lama as “a powerful example of what it means to practice compassion,” and also talked of professions of faith used both as an instrument of great good, but also twisted and misused in the name of evil. Mr. Obama was addressing

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US position on Humanitarian Aid Programs in North Korea

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC, Feb. 6: Between 1995 and 2008, the United States provided North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) with over $1.3 billion in aid, both in the form of food and heavy fuel oil, making us one of the leading contributors of assistance to the DPRK. But both the United States and

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