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Stormy interview to air on March 25

The CBS News programme 60 Minutes has set a date of March 25 for the broadcast of a recently conducted interview with the pornographic film actress who says she had an affair with Donald J. Trump.
MATTHEW HAAGNEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE Mar 17, 2018 00:00 IST

6 killed in Florida bridge collapse

The graceful pedestrian bridge was swung into place on Saturday. Heralded as a triumph of "accelerated construction", the walkway would allow pedestrians to safely cross eight lanes of traffic separating the campus of Florida International University from the small city where many of the students lived.
NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE Mar 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Suspend Musharraf passport, urges court

A special court hearing the high treason case against former President Pervez Musharraf authorised the government to suspend his passport as well as his national identity card, according to a media report on Friday.
Mar 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Foreigner limit mutes Beijing bars

Most nights, a mixed crowd of young Chinese and foreigners, many of them students, cram the sidewalks along Caijing Dong Street, drinking alcohol and snacking on street food to the sound of thumping music as they course from one club to the next. Recently, though, there has been a more subdued vibe.
OLIVIA MITCHELL RYAN and STEVEN LEE MYERS Mar 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Islam 'does not belong in Germany'

New interior minister Horst Seehofer said Islam does not belong to Germany and set out hardline immigration policies in an interview published on Friday, as he sought to see off rising far-Right challengers.
Mar 17, 2018 00:00 IST

HK's richest manplans to retire

Li Ka-shing, a high school dropout who got his start selling plastic flowers, will retire from the empire that made him Hong Kong's richest man, he said on Friday, bringing a symbolic end to an era when the road to China's riches went through the onetime British colony.
ALEXANDRA STEVENSON Mar 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Iraqi teen guilty of UK blast

An Iraqi teenager, who had come to Britain as an asylum seeker, was found guilty on Friday of attempted murder after detonating a homemade bomb on a packed rush-hour London commuter train, injuring 30 people.
Mar 17, 2018 00:00 IST

US imposes new sanctions on Russia

President Trump's administration imposed sanctions on a series of Russian organisations and individuals on Thursday in retaliation for interference in the 2016 presidential elections and other "malicious" cyberattacks. It was the most significant action taken against Moscow since Trump took office.
PETER BAKER Mar 16, 2018 00:00 IST

Nobel laureate in hospital, wife dead

A Japanese Nobel-winning chemist was discovered wandering in rural Northern Illinois and his wife found dead nearby, some nine hours after they had been reported missing from their home 200 miles away, police said on Wednesday.
Reuters Mar 16, 2018 00:00 IST

Mueller subpoenas Trump Organisation

The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, has subpoenaed the Trump Organisation to turn over documents, including some related to Russia, according to two people briefed on the matter.
MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and MAGGIE HABERMAN Mar 16, 2018 00:00 IST

Versace turns its back on fur

Italian fashion house Versace and handbag and accessories maker Furla said they would stop using real fur in their creations, joining a growing list of luxury labels turning their backs on the fur industry.
Reuters Mar 16, 2018 00:00 IST

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