World News Current Affairs (Page : 9)

  • Heroin: The hazard

    Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014

    Heroin: The hazard

    International navy coalition has seized more than a tonne of heroin being smuggled through the Indian Ocean. This is the largest recorded haul of heroin ever ca

  • The Global Information Technology Report 2014

    Saturday, Apr 26, 2014

    The Global Information Technology Report 2014

    A global report that shows us the mirror on how good (or bad) we are in utilizing the power of information and communications technologies (ICT) for our growth

  • Hamas and Fatah come together to form united national government

    Thursday, Apr 24, 2014

    Hamas and Fatah come together to form united national government

    There seems to be some hope for those who wish Palestine - that now stand politically divided - to present a unified and credible face to the world. The tw

  • A dam of contention

    Monday, Apr 21, 2014

    A dam of contention

    The Egypt and Ethiopia are at daggers drawn over the escalating crisis over the construction of 'Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam' across the Blue Nile River in

  • Elections in Algeria, Afghanistan, Guinea Bissau and Macedonia

    Saturday, Apr 19, 2014

    Elections in Algeria, Afghanistan, Guinea Bissau and Macedonia

    Algeria Presidential election 2014 Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika has romped to a landslide victory with a staggering 81 percent of the valid v

  • Now an underwater drone to hunt missing Malaysian plane MH370

    Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014

    Now an underwater drone to hunt missing Malaysian plane MH370

    Bluefin-21, the underwater drone of US navy sent to locate the debris of missing Malaysian plane MH370, has returned to the base after an unsuccessful operation

  • Social Progress Index (SPI) 2014

    Friday, Apr 04, 2014

    Social Progress Index (SPI) 2014

    India languishes at 102nd spot in the recently released 2nd Social Progress Index (SPI) 2014. The index has been topped by New Zealand among a total of 132

  • GLOBAL DEATH PENALTY REPORT 2013

    Tuesday, Apr 01, 2014

    GLOBAL DEATH PENALTY REPORT 2013

    As per the latest Death Penalty Report 2013 released by human rights watchdog Amnesty International, China (estimated) has executed most people in the world in

  • Philippines inks peace agreement with Muslim rebels

    Friday, Mar 28, 2014

    Philippines inks peace agreement with Muslim rebels

    Philippines, in a landmark move that may usher peace and resultant dividend in a country marred by armed rebellion, has inked a peace accord with the nation's l

  • Crimea Joins Russia

    Monday, Mar 24, 2014

    Crimea Joins Russia

    Crimea Its size is comparable to Belgium. It is famous for agriculture & wine-producing companies. It has also many tobacco plantations. Famous as


World News Tidbits ( Mar 24, 2014 - Apr 30, 2014 )

  • May 01, 2014 The largest ever amount of heroin being smuggled through the Indian Ocean have been seized .  - read more

  • Apr 30, 2014 India leaps ahead of Japan as the world's 3rd largest economy in terms of Purchasing Power Partiy.   show

  • Apr 28, 2014 Donetsk, a region of beleaguered Eastern Ukraine, plans on referendum for independence.

  • Apr 28, 2014 South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-Won resigns taking moral responsibility over the sinking of a passenger ferry that had killed over 300 people on board.

  • Apr 26, 2014 Three Indian-Americans have been nominated to the 14-member advisory commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) by US President Barack Obama.   show

  • Apr 25, 2014 India slides 15 places to land at 83rd spot among 148 economies in terms of leveraging information and communications technologies (ICT) for growth and wellbeing, as per the 13th edition of the Global Information Technology Report 2014.  - read more

  • Apr 24, 2014 Hamas and Fatah come together to form united national government in Palestine. - read more

  • Apr 22, 2014 Ethnic cleansing escalates in South Sudan as rebel forces massacred hundreds after seizing the oil hub of Bentiu.   show

  • Apr 21, 2014 The Egypt and Ethiopia fight over 'Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam' escalates. - read more

  • Apr 21, 2014 Nokia Mobile will cease to exist by the end of April 2014.   show

  • Apr 19, 2014 US enacts a law to bar anti-US Iranian ambassador to the UN 'Hamid Aboutalebi' from entering the country to attend annual General Assembly.   show

  • Apr 18, 2014 Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika romps to a landslide victory with a staggering 81 percent of the valid votes in the presidential election.     - read more

  • Apr 18, 2014 The US, European Union, Russia and Ukraine concludes agreement to cool off Ukraine crisis.   show

  • Apr 17, 2014 Rare artefacts linked to French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, including a lock of his hair, have been stolen from a museum in Australia.

  • Apr 17, 2014 Indians constitute the largest non-immigrants bloc residing in the US in 2012 as per a report by the US Department of Homeland Security.   show

  • Apr 11, 2014 The UN Security Council gives a go-ahead to the creation of a UN peacekeeping force in the war-torn Central African Republic.   - read more

  • Apr 09, 2014 Indonesia begins vote to elect national and local government.     show

  • Apr 09, 2014 Swiss cement firm Holcim is set to acquire its french rival and the world's largest cement manufacturer Lafarge.   show

  • Apr 07, 2014 Hungary gives another 4-year term to incumbent PM Viktor Orban as he captures near two-thirds majority in a 199-seat legislature.   show

  • Apr 07, 2014 Nigeria overtakes South Africa as the largest economy of Africa.   show

  • Apr 05, 2014 Afghanistan holds presidential election amidst heavy security against threat of violence by the Taliban.   show

  • Apr 05, 2014 Malta gets its new president in Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca.   show

  • Apr 04, 2014 India languishes at 102nd spot in the recently released 2nd Social Progress Index (SPI) 2014. - read more

  • Apr 03, 2014 Karim Massimov replaces Serik Akhmetov as the new Prime Minister of Kazakhstan.   show

  • Apr 02, 2014 Manuel Valls replaces Jean-Marc Ayrault as the new Prime Minister of France.   show

  • Apr 01, 2014 Andrej Kiska to be the next president of Slovakia after a shock landslide victory over the current Prime Minister Robert Fico.   show

  • Mar 31, 2014 Saudi king 'Abdullah' anoints his half-brother Moqren as the crown-prince of the kingdom.   show

  • Mar 29, 2014 China (estimated) executed most people in the world in 2013 followed by Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia and the US as per a report by Amnesty International.   - read more

  • Mar 28, 2014 Philippines inks peace agreement with Muslim rebels. - read more

  • Mar 28, 2014 UN approves international probe into alleged war crimes committed during Sri Lanka's civil war that ended in 2009 with complete annihilation of rebel LTTE.    show

  • Mar 26, 2014 Nuclear Security Summit 2014 (3rd world summit) concludes in Hague, Netherlands with an agreement to reduce nuclear risks to global security.

Pages