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. Tue, 21 May 2019 03:12:01 +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. No more landing cards for Indians travelling to UK London, May 20: The UK government has scrapped the requirement of filling out landing cards by international travellers coming to the UK from countries like India, as part of a series of measures aimed at a “smoother” entry into Britain. Tue, 21 May 2019 01:57:45 +0530 Eiffel Tower evacuated after man climbs the Paris landmark Paris, May 20: A man climbing the Eiffel Tower on Monday prompted a shutdown and evacuation of the famed French landmark as a safety precaution. "A climber has been spotted. It's the standard procedure: We have to stop the person, and in Mon, 20 May 2019 20:03:29 +0530 Famed Sherpa climber doesn’t want Nepal kids to follow his footsteps Kathmandu, May 20: Apa Sherpa has stood on top of the world more times than all but one other person. Now he wants to make sure no one feels compelled to follow in his footsteps. As a boy growing up in Mon, 20 May 2019 15:02:53 +0530 Does coffee improve bowel movement? Here's what the latest research says Houston, May 20: Drinking coffee helps keep the bowels moving by suppressing the growth of gut bacteria and improving the ability of the intestines to contract, according to a study. Researchers fed rats coffee and also mixed it with gut bacteria Tue, 21 May 2019 03:05:37 +0530 Sri Lankan troops should use their experience to fight challenges of Islamist militants: Sirisena Colombo, May 19: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday asked the security forces to use their experience in defeating separatist Tamil guerrillas a decade ago to meet the new challenge from Islamist militants linked to ISIS and responsible for last Sun, 19 May 2019 22:53:51 +0530 Australia elections: PM Morrison-led coalition heads toward majority Melbourne, May 18: Australia's ruling conservative coalition led by Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Saturday made a "miraculous" comeback and is set to form the next government after winning most number of seats in the elections, defying exit polls which predicted Sat, 18 May 2019 22:31:15 +0530 UK: New Offensive Weapons Bill would not impact right of Sikhs to carry kirpan London, May 18: A new Offensive Weapons Bill aimed at tackling rising knife crime in the UK completed its journey through Parliament to become an act of law after receiving the Royal Assent of Queen Elizabeth II this week. The bill Sat, 18 May 2019 19:32:31 +0530 Austrian priest who was accused of trying to kiss nun cleared by Vatican court Vatican City, May 17: A Vatican court has cleared a senior priest accused of making advances towards a German nun during confession, the Holy See said on Friday. The five-member Supreme Court said in a statement that after careful examination the Fri, 17 May 2019 21:34:24 +0530 Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 jolts Nepal's Kathmandu, adjoining areas Kathmandu, May 17: An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale jolted Kathmandu Valley and adjoining districts on Friday afternoon. According to the National Seismological Center (NSC), the quake struck at 2:08 pm with epicenter at Nalang and Kumpur area of Fri, 17 May 2019 16:01:43 +0530 Pregnant teen strangled to death, baby ripped out of womb Illinois, May 17: Chicago police on Thursday charged three people in connection with the murder of a pregnant teenager whose unborn baby was taken from her womb after her death. Police said Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, 19, was lured to the Fri, 17 May 2019 12:30:43 +0530 F-16 fighter jet crashes into building in California; Pilot ejects safely Sacramento, May 17: A pilot ejected safely just minutes before an F-16 fighter jet crashed into a building at the end of a runway near March Air Reserve Base in Moreno Valley of California in the US on Thursday. The crash Fri, 17 May 2019 10:33:08 +0530 Trump proposes merit-based immigration policy, move to benefit Indians Washington, May 17: United States President Donald Trump on Thursday announced new plan to prioritise high-skilled immigrants and restrict family-based migration, a move that could end the agonising Green Card wait for hundreds and thousands of Indian professionals. The Fri, 17 May 2019 01:55:12 +0530 2 mountaineers from Kolkata die climbing Mount Kanchenjunga, one Chilean missing Kathmandu, May 16: Two Indian climbers were killed near the summit of Mount Kanchenjunga during an expedition on the world's third highest mountain in Nepal, their hiking company said on Thursday. The climbers were identified as Biplab Baidya, 48, and 46-year-old Thu, 16 May 2019 15:22:50 +0530 No Indian flights over Pakistan until May 30 Islamabad, May 16: Pakistan has decided not to lift its airspace ban for Indian flights till May 30, as Islamabad is awaiting the outcome of the Lok Sabha polls in India. Pakistan fully closed its airspace after an Indian Air Force Thu, 16 May 2019 15:47:50 +0530 This is the most expensive apartment sold in Dubai for Rs 1,40,63,70,000 Dubai, May 15: A sprawling penthouse in the iconic Palm Jumeirah island in Dubai is the most expensive property sold so far in 2019. The penthouse was currently under construction One Palm by Ominyat. The off-plan unit is a 24,000 square Wed, 15 May 2019 17:51:03 +0530 Pakistan: Hafiz Saeed's brother-in-law arrested Lahore, May 15: Outlawed Jamaat-ud-Dawa's top leader and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's brother-in-law Hafiz Abdur Rehman Makki has been arrested for hate speech and criticising the Pakistan government, police said on Wednesday. Makki, head of JuD's political and Wed, 15 May 2019 19:26:23 +0530 Christchurch massacre: Facebook to curb livestreaming Paris, May 15: Facebook announced on Wednesday it would tighten access to its livestreaming feature as New Zealand's premier Jacinda Ardern and French leader Emmanuel Macron prepared to launch the global "Christchurch Call" initiative to tackle the spread of extremism online. Wed, 15 May 2019 20:15:10 +0530 Visa restrictions imposed on 3 Pakistan officials by US Washington, May 15: The US has imposed visa sanctions on three senior Pakistani interior ministry officials following a row between the two countries over deportation of dozens of Pakistanis in America for their visa overstay and other allegations. Foreign Minister Shah Wed, 15 May 2019 13:47:15 +0530 Relief for Mallya as bank grants him more time to pay for London home London, May 15: Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya has settled a legal dispute with Swiss bank UBS to allow him time until April next year to pay off a mortgage loan for his central London home. The bank had sought possession Wed, 15 May 2019 07:04:29 +0530 Curfew continues in Sri Lanka as incidents of communal violence rise Colombo, May 15: Sri Lanka on Tuesday imposed a nationwide curfew for a second straight night and arrested several people after Sinhalese mob attacks on Muslim-owned shops, vehicles and mosques left one person dead, as communal violence worsened following the deadly Wed, 15 May 2019 16:00:49 +0530 7.5 magnitude quake hits Papua New Guinea, tsunami alert issued Canberra, May 14: A powerful earthquake stuck Papua New Guinea on Tuesday evening, triggering a tsunami alert for the country and for the nearby Solomon Islands. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake measured magnitude 7.5 and was located 45 kilometers Tue, 14 May 2019 23:46:43 +0530 Disastrous bug hits whatsapp, users urged to update Washington, May 14: WhatsApp users have been urged to update their app immediately, after it was hit by one of the Disastrous bug ever seen. The vulnerability was discovered by the Facebook-owned WhatsApp in early May. It apparently leveraged a bug Tue, 14 May 2019 17:40:11 +0530 Man arrested for eating free KFC for 1 year; Twitterati calls him a legend Cape Town, May 14: A 27-year-old man ate KFC every day for a year for free by successfully tricking the employees that he worked in KFC head office. The man whose name has not been disclosed is a student of the Tue, 14 May 2019 16:28:19 +0530 NASA dubs 2024 Moon mission 'Artemis,' asks for USD 1.6 billion Washington, May 14: NASA's next mission to the Moon will be called Artemis, the US space agency has announced, though it's still looking for the money to make the journey happen by its accelerated 2024 deadline. In March, US Tue, 14 May 2019 14:46:22 +0530 Nation wide curfew imposed as communal violence hits Sri-Lanka Colombo, May 14: The Sri Lankan authorities on Monday enforced a six-hour countrywide curfew as communal violence continued to spread in the island nation in the latest fallout from the Easter Sunday suicide bombings, which killed nearly 260 people. "The curfew Tue, 14 May 2019 14:18:11 +0530 \"The risk of war remains imminent\", says UN envoy on Israel, Hamas conflict Gaza City(Gaza Strip), May 13: The U.N. envoy to the Mideast said on Monday that the recent ceasefire between Gaza's Hamas rulers and Israel was the "last chance" to prevent an all-out conflict. A Qatari envoy arrived the same Mon, 13 May 2019 21:54:31 +0530 Sweden reopens rape investigation against Julian Assange London, May 13: Swedish prosecutors on Monday reopened their investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange, who remains in prison in London for breach of bail conditions on the charge. The 47-year-old denies the allegation and has avoided Mon, 13 May 2019 16:39:12 +0530 Sri Lanka blocks Facebook, WhatsApp after anti-Muslim riots Colombo, May 13: Sri Lanka has blocked access to Facebook and WhatsApp on Monday after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns in the latest fallout from the Easter Sunday suicide attacks. The blockade comes a day after Sri Lankan Mon, 13 May 2019 11:39:32 +0530 Pakistan reaches agreement with IMF on bailout package Islamabad, May 13: Pakistan has reached an agreement with the IMF on a bailout package under which the cash-strapped country will receive $6 billion over three years, according to a top official on Sunday. The agreement now awaits a formal approval Mon, 13 May 2019 06:22:23 +0530 United Nations kicks off major climate change effort Wellington, May 12: Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has kicked off a major United Nations push for progress on what he calls the defining issue of our time: climate change. Guterres travelled to New Zealand on Sunday, from where he is set to Sun, 12 May 2019 21:07:26 +0530