World News, International Breaking News, Latest World news headlines - Oneindia International News Get the latest world breaking news, international Headlines and current affairs from all over the world exclusively at Oneindia International News. Fri, 14 Aug 2020 18:06:03 +0530 World News, International Breaking News, Latest World news headlines - Oneindia International News Get the latest world breaking news, international Headlines and current affairs from all over the world exclusively at Oneindia International News. Trump Vs Biden: This History professor accurately predicted elections in US for 40 years Washington, Aug 14: A 73-year-old US history professor, who has accurately predicted every single presidential election result for almost 40 years, has predicted that former Vice President Joe Biden will defeat President Donald Trump in the upcoming polls. "The keys predict Fri, 14 Aug 2020 16:57:26 +0530 Explained: How deadly could oil spill be to marine ecosystem? New Delhi, Aug 14: With just a week after Mauritius declared a national emergency over an oil spill near its coast, Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth on Thursday said that the spill has been cleaned up. The accident was traced to a Fri, 14 Aug 2020 13:25:17 +0530 UAE announces normalisation of diplomatic ties with Israel under deal brokered by Trump Washington, Aug 13: The UAE and Israel on Thursday agreed to establish full diplomatic relations in a deal brokered by US President Donald Trump, a breakthrough the three nations say will advance peace in the Middle East and result in Jerusalem Thu, 13 Aug 2020 23:21:56 +0530 What Kamala Harris learnt from her mother Washington, Aug 13: Taking the centre stage of American politics for the first time after becoming the presumptive vice-presidential nominee of the Democratic party, Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris remembered her mother Shyamala Gopalan, saying it was she who taught her not Thu, 13 Aug 2020 16:53:40 +0530 Trump administration allows H-1B visa holders to return for same jobs they did before ban Washington, Aug 13: President Donald Trump's administration has relaxed some rules for H-1B visas allowing the visa holders to enter the United States if they return to the same jobs they had before the visa ban. According to reports, Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:32:39 +0530 Biden nailed it says Obama on selection of Kamala Harris Washington, Aug 13: Former US president Barack Obama has joined top Democrats, including Hillary Clinton, to praise Indian-American Senator Kamala Harris' selection as the party's vice-presidential candidate in the November election, saying Joe Biden has "nailed this decision". Presumptive Democratic Party Thu, 13 Aug 2020 14:16:22 +0530 Modi congratulates Lanka’s Rajapaksas on poll win, expresses confidence on strengthening ties Colombo, Aug 12: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and premier Mahinda Rajapaksa on their party's "resounding electoral success" and expressed confidence that bilateral ties will be further strengthened. In a letter addressed Wed, 12 Aug 2020 23:55:47 +0530 Why Russia chose Sputnik V for its COVID-19 vaccine, why is it significant Moscow, Aug 12: Sputnik V is racing to become the world's first COVID-19 vaccine to get registered but why did Russia choose to name its vaccine after a cold-war era satellite? A Russian official has told Reuters, the name Sputnik V Thu, 13 Aug 2020 14:05:41 +0530 With new cases of coronavirus, pandemic threatens New Zealand's fan-filled stadiums Wellington, Aug 12: Sports events in New Zealand could face new restrictions on having fans in stadiums after the detection of four new cases of COVID-19 in Auckland ended New Zealand's run of 102 days without a case of community transmission. Wed, 12 Aug 2020 10:25:08 +0530 United Nations to provide humanitarian support to affected communities in India Washington, Aug 12: The United Nations stands ready to provide humanitarian support to the most vulnerable and affected communities in India, a spokesperson for the UN Secretary General has said amid heavy monsoon in the region. "In neighbouring India, Wed, 12 Aug 2020 09:22:09 +0530 Selection of Kamala Harris hailed by Indian-American groups Washington, Aug 12: Leading Indian-American groups across the US have lauded the selection of Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris as the Vice Presidential candidate by Democratic party presidential nominee Joe Biden, saying it was a moment of pride and celebration for the Wed, 12 Aug 2020 08:54:36 +0530 Trump says he is surprised that Biden picked Kamala Harris Washington, Aug 12: US President Donald Trump has said he is surprised that his Democratic party challenger for the presidential elections Joe Biden has named Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate despite knowing how nasty and disrespectful she has Wed, 12 Aug 2020 14:34:04 +0530 Biden selects Kamala Harris as running mate Washington, Aug 12: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has named Indian-origin senator Kamala Harris as his Vice-Presidential running mate, making history by selecting the first black woman to compete on a major party's presidential ticket. Harris, 55, whose father is an Wed, 12 Aug 2020 14:28:42 +0530 Covid vaccine Sputnik V: After second dose, my daughter's temperature dropped, claims Putin Moscow, Aug 11: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday announced that his country has developed first vaccine that "works quite effectively" and "forms a stable immunity" against COVID-19 as he disclosed that one of his daughters has already been vaccinated. {image-putin3-1576838652-1597144175.jpg Wed, 12 Aug 2020 13:51:14 +0530 New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first locally-transmitted case in 102 days Wellington, Aug 11: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday said authorities have found four cases of the coronavirus in one Auckland household from an unknown source, the first reported cases of local transmission in the country in 102 Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:52:58 +0530 Sputnik V: Russia registers World's first Covid-19 vaccine, Putin's daughter among those inoculated Moscow, Aug 11: Amid the rising novel coronavirus cases and deaths across the world, Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday has announced the registration of the world's first coronavirus vaccine 'Sputnik'  with mass production expected to start in September and mass Tue, 11 Aug 2020 16:37:17 +0530 Donald Trump briefly escorted from briefing after shooting near White House Washington, Aug 11: US President Donald Trump was abruptly escorted by a US Secret Service agent out of a live press briefing on coronavirus as a precautionary measure, after a shooting incident outside the White House. Following the incident on Monday, Tue, 11 Aug 2020 12:09:05 +0530 Mass looting in Chicago: 100 arrested, 13 officers injured Chicago, Aug 11: More than 100 people were arrested after crowds swarmed Chicago's luxury commercial district early Monday, looting stores and clashing with the police. At least 13 officers were injured, and a security guard and a civilian were struck by Wed, 12 Aug 2020 13:01:14 +0530 Lebanese PM steps down in wake of Beirut explosion Beirut, Aug 10: Lebanon's prime minister says he is stepping down from his job in the wake of the Beirut port explosion last week that triggered public fury and mass protests. In a brief televised speech, Prime Minister Hassan Diab said Tue, 11 Aug 2020 10:24:15 +0530 1 dead, several injured as explosion flattens Baltimore Homes: Reports Baltimore, Aug 10: One person is dead, several injured after a major explosion tore through a Baltimore neighborhood on Monday. Images on WBFF television showed a section of row houses leveled with rubble strewn about. Three patients, all in Tue, 11 Aug 2020 11:11:33 +0530 WHO says COVID-19 seems to lack seasonal pattern London, Aug 10: The emergencies chief for the World Health Organisation said that COVID-19 doesn''t seem to follow the seasonal patterns that some viruses exhibit, making it harder to control. Unlike other respiratory viruses like influenza that spread mainly Tue, 11 Aug 2020 10:18:54 +0530 Sinabung volcano eruption: Geologist suggests villagers to stay 5 km away from volcanic crater Medan, Aug 10: Rumbling Mount Sinabung on Indonesia's Sumatra island erupted on Monday, sending a column of volcanic materials as high as 16,400 feet into the sky. According to Indonesia's Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Center, there were no Mon, 10 Aug 2020 14:34:01 +0530 Nepal objects to Jaishankar’s reference to Buddha as Indian, MEA issues clarification Kathmandu, Aug 09: India on Sunday dismissed the controversy over the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, saying External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar''s remarks on him was about "our shared Buddhist heritage" and there''s "no doubt" that the founder of Buddhism was born Mon, 10 Aug 2020 13:59:20 +0530 Former Malaysian PM Mahathir says he won't apologise for 'contentious' Kashmir remarks Kuala Lumpur, Aug 08: Malaysia's former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on Saturday said while his "contentious" remarks on the Kashmir issue have led to strained ties with India, he would not apologise for them. Mohamad said in a series of tweets. "I Mon, 10 Aug 2020 12:56:47 +0530 Mauritius oil spill: PM Pravind Jugnauth declares emergency as stranded ship spills fuel worsen Port Louis, Aug 08: Mauritius Prime Minister has declared a state of environmental emergency and appealed to France for urgent assistance as oil from a grounded cargo ship spilled unabated into the island nation's protected waters. According to reports, Sat, 08 Aug 2020 16:23:00 +0530 Indian consulates in Dubai, Sharjah set up hotline numbers for Kerala Air India plane crash victims Dubai, Aug 07: The Indian consulates in Dubai and Sharjah have activated five helpline numbers to provide information to the family members of the Air India Express flight that skidded off the runway at Karipur airport in Kerala and fell Fri, 07 Aug 2020 23:17:57 +0530 Expansionist China now eyes Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan Beijing, Aug 07: China continues to find new territories to claim and this time it has laid its eyes on Tajikistan. This comes in the wake of the Chinese media repeatedly saying that the Pamir Mountains should be ceded to China. Fri, 07 Aug 2020 16:32:48 +0530 Lanka’s Rajapaksa clan registers landslide win in parliamentary polls Colombo, Aug 07: Sri Lanka''s powerful Rajapaksa family-run SLPP on Friday registered a landslide victory in the general election, securing two-thirds majority in Parliament needed to effect key constitutional changes to consolidate the clan''s control on power. The Sri Wed, 12 Aug 2020 13:55:00 +0530 Jaishankar, Pompeo discuss security in Indo-Pacific region, Covid-19 over phone New Delhi, Aug 07: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his American counterpart Mike Pompeo have spoken over phone and discussed the bilateral and multilateral cooperation on issues of international concern, including efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and the Indo-Pacific Tue, 11 Aug 2020 13:18:38 +0530 Lord Ram's image displayed at Times Square to celebrate Ram Temple 'Bhoomi Poojan' New York, Aug 06: The image of Lord Ram and the grand Ram Temple to be built in Ayodhya beamed across a giant billboard at the iconic Times Square in New York City where members of the Indian community gathered in Thu, 06 Aug 2020 10:24:07 +0530