Category: World

Only by addressing inequality, exclusion and discrimination, we can build peaceful societies resilient to terrorism: António Guterres

UN Security Council discusses Afghanistan and Central Asia Newsroom24x7 Network New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the UN Security Council on Friday (19 January 2017) that the entire international community has a stake in peace, stability and development in Afghanistan, and the countries of Central Asia have a particularly important role to play. The

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Role of business and industry is crucial in the transformation of ties between India and Israel: Narendra Modi

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (15 January, 2017) focused attention on the scale of the Indian economy and the relevance of cutting-edge Israeli technologies for India and said that the role of business and industry is crucial in the transformation of ties between the two countries. Modi went on to

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Netanyahu on a historic and special visit to India

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi today welcomed the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Delhi by proclaiming that his visit to India is historic and special. Netanyahu’s visit will further cement the close friendship between our nations, Modi said. In the presence of Netanyahu, Modi paid tributes to the brave

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“Norway has supported US efforts to defeat ISIS and sent the right messages to North Korea”

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington DC: “Norway has been ever so supportive of the US efforts to defeat terrorism, the defeat of ISIS, and have also been very supportive of efforts to send the right messages to North Korea.” This was stated by the US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson as he welcomed the Norwegian Foreign

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Iraq’s liberation from Daesh: Australia’s strike aircraft will begin returning home in January

Newsroom24x7 Network Canberra: Australia’s six F/A-18F Super Hornets will return home in January marking the end of Australia’s successful air strike operations in Iraq and Syria. Australia’s Minister for Defence, Marise Payne, said Australia had reviewed our contribution with our Iraqi and Coalition partners following the announcement of Iraq’s liberation from Daesh by Prime Minister

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Car mows down 14 in Melbourne city centre, many injured critically

Lalit Shastri Melbourne: Fourteen pedestrians were hit and injured, several of them critically by a rashly driven vehicle at a very busy corner near Flinders Street station here shortly after 4 pm today. One child, a 5-year pre-schooler who has received a head injury, was immediately rushed to hospital along with the others who were

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Trophy hunting: British Columbia brings an end to grizzly bear hunt

Newsroom24x7 Network Victoria: The British Columbia government is bringing an end to the hunting of grizzly bears throughout the province, Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, and George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, announced on 18 December. The population of grizzly bears in British Columbia is

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Sexual harassment charge forces Melbourne lord mayor to go on leave

Lalit Shastri Melbourne: Melbourne lord mayor Robert Doyle has gone on leave for a month in the wake of allegations of sexual harassment by an elected Counscillor, who has resigned this past Friday after lodging a complaint of sexual harassment and indecent assault against the Mayor. Melbourne Council’s chief executive, Ben Rimmer has said in

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Etihad Airways: Misleading advertisement

Newsroom24x7 Staff Melbourne: An Etihad Airways advertisement doing the rounds on social media these days shows a lady sleeping on a flight comfortably tucked in a comforter. It says ‘Relax’ while prompting everyone to visit fly.etihad.com with the tagline “Welcome to the world of dreams’. The ad in question is highly misleading as instead of

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RMIT’s Class of 2017 honoured in greatest ever graduation ceremony

Newsroom24x7 Network Melbourne: An iconic parade through the city of Melbourne concluded with the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University’s biggest ever graduation ceremony organised at the imposing Docklands Stadium on Wednesday (13 December 2017). Spectacular ceremony More than 7,800 graduates – RMIT’s largest ever graduating cohort – celebrated their achievements in the Docklands

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Indian Naval Sailing Vessel Tarini leaves Lyttelton

Newsroom24x7 Network Lyttelton (New Zealand): The Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini left Lyttelton this morning (12 December 2017) for its onward journey to Port Stanley (Falklands). INSV Tarini had arrived at Lyttelton on 29 November 2017 after completion of second leg of its maiden voyage to circumnavigate the globe. This historic circumnavigation attempt by

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Right to marry in Australia will no longer be determined by sex or gender

Newsroom24x7 Network Canberra: The Parliament of Australia today (7 December, 2017) passed legislation providing marriage equality in Australia. This is being described as a truly historic moment which has been delivered by the Turnbull Government. the legislation on marriage equality was an election commitment to give all Australians an opportunity to have their say. With the passage

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12 killed in terrorist attack in Pakistan

Newsroom24x7 Network Peshawar: At least 12 people, including six students, were killed and more than 30 were injured in a terrorist attack in Pakistan on Saturday. Three burqa-clad armed Taliban militants came on an auto-rickshaw and attacked the students’ hostel of the Directorate of Agriculture Extension on the University Road in Pakistan’s northwestern city of

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India Singapore sign agreement for naval cooperation

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi:The 2nd Defence Ministers’ Dialogue between India and Singapore concluded today with the signing up of an agreement for naval cooperation. Both countries had signed the revised Defence Cooperation Agreement (DCA) in 2015 to further strengthen the longstanding defence relationship between the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and the Indian Armed Forces. Of

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