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Airtel Launches India's First Payments Bank

14 час назад

India's biggest telecom network, Bharti Airtel, launches the country's first payments bank on Jan. 12.

New Intelligence Ship Added to China’s Fleet

14 час назад

State media report China has added a sixth electronic intelligence ship to its fleet, amid tensions in the disputed South China Sea.

Trumps Says NATO Is 'Obsolete'

14 час назад

In a joint interview with two European newspapers published Jan. 15, President-elect Donald Trump explained that he felt NATO was obsolete because “it ...

Is the Moon Made of Many, Many Moonlets?

14 час назад

New research suggests instead of one great collision between Earth and a large, hypothetical protoplanet, the moon was created by many moonlets.

Train Incident Sparks Fear of Annexation in Kosovo

14 час назад

On Jan. 14, Kosovo authorities turned away a Serbian train with politically charged writings on the outside, sparking fears of annexation.

Last Man to Walk on Moon, Gene Cernan, Dies

14 час назад

NASA announced Jan. 16 that former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, died at the age of 82.

Pakistani Singer Atif Aslam Halts Concert to Rescue Girl from Harassers

14 час назад

On Jan. 14. Pakistani singer Atif Alam stopped his concert in Karachi midway to rescue a girl who was being harassed by a group of men.

Air India Reserves 6 Economy Seats for Women Traveling Alone

14 час назад

On Jan. 18 Air India will launch its new policy that allows female domestic flyers who are traveling alone to purchase a seat in a female only section of the plane ...

Northern Ireland to Hold Snap Election in Wake of Regional Government Collapse

14 час назад

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire announced Jan. 16 that the country will hold early elections on March 2.

Oxfam Report Finds 8 Billionaires Control as Much Wealth as Half the World

15 час назад

On Jan. 16 Oxfam published a report coinciding with the start of the World Economic Forum in Switzerland that shows the eight richest men in the world are ...

Pope Francis Calls for Protection of Young Refugees Following Latest Migrant Boat Disaster

15 час назад

Pope Francis spoke Jan. 15 to mark the church's World Day of Migrants, highlighting the need to protect young refugees struggling to reach the European Union.

South Korea Seeks to Arrest Samsung Chief Jay Y. Lee

15 час назад

South Korea prosecutors seek arrest warrant for Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee on bribery charges.

Noor Salman, Wife of Orlando Club Shooter Arrested in San Francisco

15 час назад

On Jan. 16 Noor Salman, the widow of the gunman who attacked Orlando's Pulse nightclub in June, was arrested on charges that she knew about the shooting ...

5 Dead After Mexico Music Festival Shooting

15 час назад

Five people died during a shooting at the Blue Parrot club hosting the BPM festival in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico.

Bangladesh Sentences 26 to Death for Political Killings

15 час назад

A court in Bangladesh sentenced 26 to death on Jan. 16 for their involvement in the murders of political rivals in April 2014.

Saudi Arabia Begins Planning for Alternative Energy

15 час назад

On Jan. 16, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih offered some insight into his country's plans to expand its renewable energy sources.

Philippines Chairmanship of ASEAN Summits Launched

15 час назад

The Philippines on Sunday, Jan. 15, launched the Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) Summits in Davao City. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ...

Flynas Buys 80 Airbus Jets

15 час назад

Low-cost Saudi airline Flynas adds 80 Airbus jets through a new agreement worth $8.6 billion.

'The Greatest Show on Earth' Shuts Down in May

15 час назад

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will hold its last performance this May, its parent company announced on Jan. 14.

Miss Universe Candidates In 'Terno'

15 час назад

Miss Universe pageant contestants had a taste of Filipino heritage and fashion Sunday, Jan. 13, as they walked the runway in traditional dresses made with ...

Inmates Clash, Killing at Least 26 in Brazil Prison Riot

16 час назад

At least 26 Brazilian inmates are dead following a gruesome prison massacre that was reportedly sparked by rival prison gangs.