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  World   Europe  15 May 2017

World, Europe, 15 May 2017

Germany: SPD chief Martin Schulz acknowledges defeat in national elections

Schulz's SPD won just 31.2 percent of the votes, well below the 39.1 percent it garnered five years ago, final results showed.

15 May 2017 7:36 PM

Consular access, Jadhav’s 'fake' passport: Pak’s defence at ICJ in detail

Earlier on Monday, India had presented its case in the matter, urging the ICJ to suspend the death sentence awarded to Jadhav.

15 May 2017 6:59 PM

Jadhav could be hanged before arguments are heard: India to ICJ

The present situation, attorney Harish Salve said before the court, was grave and that is why India had sought ICJ's indulgence.

15 May 2017 5:02 PM

Jadhav sentence human rights violation: Key points of India's argument at ICJ

India's lawyer Harish Salve argued that there was no guarantee that Jadhav would not be executed while the court was in session.

15 May 2017 1:37 PM

Australia: Man murders, chops transgender girlfriend's body, cooks it in stove

Police were alerted to the gruesome discovery when the building's management reported a rank smell coming from the couple's Brisbane home.

15 May 2017 1:02 PM


17 prisoners shot dead in PNG jail break in Papua New Guinea

Prison officers have shot and killed 17 men who escaped from a jail near Papua New Guinea's second-largest city, Lae.

15 May 2017 11:35 AM

Angela Merkel's conservatives win election in center-left rivals' heartland

Media showed Merkel's Christian Democratic Union beating the Social Democrats by 33 percent or more to around 31 percent.

15 May 2017 9:55 AM

French president Macron to choose PM on first full day in office

Picking Edouard Philippe would send clear signal that Macron hopes to attract young modernisers from Republicans to his new centrist party.

15 May 2017 9:43 AM

Video: Russian President Putin sits down at piano in China, plays Soviet songs

Putin is in Beijing on a state visit to discuss a $1 trillion infrastructure plan that strives to revive the ancient Silk Road.

15 May 2017 8:21 AM

Manhunt for hackers behind cyber attacks

Experts and officials offered differing estimates of the scope of the attacks, but all agreed it was huge.

15 May 2017 4:16 AM


Won’t judge Trump, will hear him, says Pope Francis

The pope has also been an ardent supporter of efforts to combat climate change.

15 May 2017 2:51 AM

Will heal French divide, vows Macron after oath

rance’s youngest post-war Prez pledges to restore nation’s standing on world stage.

15 May 2017 1:50 AM

Russian TV cuts Putin mention from Fargo

The channel, the most popular in Russia, is showing this month the third season of the show.

15 May 2017 12:52 AM

India issues do’s and don’ts to fight back cyber attack

The hackers are believed to have used “cyber weapons” stolen from the US’ National Security Agency to lock up computers.

15 May 2017 12:50 AM