PM Modi returns to Delhi after two-day Sri Lanka visit

Vesak is an occasion for us to celebrate the unbroken shared heritage of Buddhism. "Sri Lanka today is the 3rd highest exporter of tea and it is possible only because of your hard work", he said. Prime Minister Modi said the health and well being of the people of Sri Lanka "is a shared priority". He also addressed Sri Lankan Tamils in the presence of President Maithripala Sirisena and community leaders, saying that he was aware of the Government of Sri Lanka's active steps to improve the ...

More victims expected in unprecedented cyberattack as users log on Monday

A security guard stands outside the Telefonica headquarters in Madrid, Spain, Friday, May 12, 2017. Tehan declined to provide details on the three affected companies, but said the first Australian company reported as hit was not "a government organisation or a hospital or anything like that".

Merkel wins in rival's heartland

It is Schulz's home territory, though he isn't on the ballot, and home to 17.9 million people, almost a quarter of Germany's population. "This election will give Mrs Merkel and her conservatives a tailwind if they do well, or strengthen her challenger Martin Schulz if the SPD get a good result, so it will have a significant impact either way", said Ulrich von Alemann, a political scientist at Duesseldorf's Heinrich Heine University.

US, Japan request emergency UN Security Council session on N Korea: diplomats

North Korean engineers "may well be able to draw warhead re-entry data from that which is applicable to their ICBM ambitions", he said. The United States called for repercussions from the worldwide community. Russia's President Vladimir Putin is also there. China called for restraint by all parties. Haley said the USA will continue to put pressure on North Korea, which conducted two failed ballistic missile tests last month before a successful one this weekend.

Oil Prices Near Five-Month Low, Moving Further Below $50

Oil Prices Near Five-Month Low, Moving Further Below $50

The oil price surge saw USA shale production rekindled and output is up a massive 468,00 barrels a day to 9.239 million barrels a day. What has proved to be a double whammy for OPEC is the fall in global commodity markets triggered by recent Chinese manufacturing surveys.

OPEC likely to agree to cut oil production again in May meeting

OPEC likely to agree to cut oil production again in May meeting

The oil price has fallen to a five-month low as investor concerns re-surface about a worldwide glut. Oil prices fell to a five-month low Thursday, as investors have become increasingly skeptical of OPEC's abilities to ease a global supply glut amid elevated US crude production and inventories.