MEXICO CITY, Oct 7:  Hurricane Nate gained force as it continues rapidly moving over the central Gulf of Mexico early Saturday after drenching Central America in rain that was blamed for at least 21 deaths. Forecasters said it was likely to reach the U.S. Gulf Coast over the weekend.

COPENHAGEN, Oct 7: Danish police said on Saturday they had found the head and the legs of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who died in mysterious circumstances on an inventor’s homemade submarine.

LAS VEGAS, Oct 7: Tourists coming to gamble and party on the Strip will soon find something other than bright lights welcoming them to “Fabulous Las Vegas.”

BRUSSELS, Oct 7: As in-fighting consumes the British government, Europeans have stepped up quiet preparations for a possible collapse of Brexit talks that could see Britain crash out of the EU without a deal 18 months from now.

TOKYO, Oct 6: Japan has again been forced to confront its work culture after labor inspectors ruled that the death of a 31-year-old journalist at the country’s public broadcaster, NHK, had been caused by overwork.

ICAN receives Nobel Peace Prize

October 6, 2017 14:48 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). The organization is receiving the award for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons.

NEW DELHI, Oct 6: Five Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel were killed and one critically injured as an Indian Air Force chopper crashed near Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh Friday morning.

SHAH ALAM, Oct 5: A government chemist testified Thursday he found traces of the banned VX nerve agent on the two women who are standing trial in Malaysia on charges of murdering the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader.

MADRID, Oct 4: Catalonia’s regional government is mulling when to declare the region’s independence from Spain in the wake of a disputed referendum that has triggered Spain’s most serious national crisis in decades.

STOCKHOLM, Oct 4:  Three researchers based in the U.S., U.K. and Switzerland won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for developments in electron microscopy.