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HindustanTimes Sun,13 Jul 2014

World

China's top paper says no place for a 'new cold war' with US

China and the United States must avoid a 'new cold war' in their international relations, China's top newspaper said on Saturday, in the wake of high level talks in Beijing between senior leaders of the world's two largest economies.

Roadside bomb kills 8 Afghan civilians: official

A roadside bomb killed eight civilians travelling in a vehicle in a volatile district of southern Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, days after the UN reported a surge in civilian casualties in the country.

Female employee sues Yahoo exec for sexual harassment

The complaint alleges that Zhang coerced Nan Shi to have oral and digital sex with her on multiple occasions in California and told her she would have a 'bright future' at Yahoo if she had sex with Zhang.

Heads up skygazers! Supermoon tonight; third this summer

The full moon on Saturday will appear to be unusually big. In fact, it will be a "supermoon." That's the nickname for full moons that happen when our celestial neighbor is relatively close to Earth.

Ukraine vows revenge after rebels kill 23 troops

Ukraine has vowed to make pro-Russian rebels pay after losing 23 servicemen in clashes across the separatist east, while Russia proposed a UN resolution demanding a ceasefire to Europe's deadliest conflict in decades.

US: Bus carrying Chinese tourists crashes, 8 hurt

Authorities say a bus carrying mostly Chinese tourists flipped on its side on a busy highway in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, and eight people were hospitalized.

Philippines arrests Australian over ties to ISIS

The Philippines on Friday arrested an Australian national with suspected links to foreign Islamist militants after he urged Philippine Muslims on social media sites to support conflicts in Iraq and Syria, recruiting them to go to the Middle East.

Lawmakers intensify efforts for Modi's address to US Congress

A move to invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a joint session of US Congress is gaining momentum with 36 lawmakers endorsing it in a letter to the Congressional leadership.

US agency investigating drone flights after fireworks video goes viral

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating several videos filmed using drones that flew into and around firework displays, including two apparently shot on the Fourth of July and one from Florida that has received nearly nine million YouTube views.

Chinese man accused of hacking into US computers

US authorities have charged a Chinese businessman with hacking into the computer systems of US companies with large defense contracts, including Boeing, to steal data on military projects, including some of its latest fighter jets, officials said on Friday.

Texas shooting suspect collapses twice in court

A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, after forcing his way into their suburban Houston home collapsed in court twice on Friday as a prosecutor read out details of the crime.

Tracy Morgan sues Walmart for crash that killed 1

Tracy Morgan has sued Walmart over last month's highway crash that seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian.

Small tsunami hits Fukushima region after quake

A strong earthquake hit Japan's northern coast Saturday near the nuclear power plant crippled in the 2011 tsunami. At least one person was injured and a small tsunami was triggered, but no damage was reported.

Tsunami advisory issued after strong quake in Japan

Japan issued a tsunami advisory early Saturday after a strong 6.8-magnitude quake struck in the Pacific off Fukushima prefecture, authorities said.

Gaza toll nears 100, militants threaten Israeli airport

A fourth day of Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip killed 11 more Palestinians on Friday, raising the death toll in the coastal enclave to at least 96, most of them civilians, Palestinian officials said.
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