United States President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that Donald Trump tapped into a “troubling” strain of rhetoric playing on Americans’ fears of globalisation to win the presidency. Obama was speaking after talks with Greek PM Alexis Tsipras in the capital, Athens, as part of a final tour that also takes in Germany and Peru. IMAGE: US President Barack Obama and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras shake hands at the end of a press conference at Maximos Palace in Athens, ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Images from all the action on Day 4 of the Australian Open in Melbourne on Thursday IMAGE: USA's Serena Williams reacts during her second round match against Czech Republic's Lucie Safarova on Thursday. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters Serena Williams charged into the third round of the Australian Open on Thursday with an emphatic 6-3, 6-4 win over Czech Lucie Safarova. The second seeded American, bidding for a seventh title at Melbourne Park, served up a storm, clubbing 15 aces and 35 winners ...Rediff.com, 16 hours ago
'The year in pictures' treks across the globe, looking back on the moments that shaped 2016. From the United States presidential race, to demonetisation in India to the refugee crisis, the news has kept pouring in. Here are our top 50 moments from the world. (Please click on an image to know more about it) Breaking stigma with colour Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in the Holi celebrations organised by non-governmental organisation Sulabh International at a temple at ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Distress sales, market closures and anchoring of fishing fleets have been reported from West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. A particular hammer blow appears to have been dealt by the new Rs 2,000 note because there is no change to return, reports Mukta Patil/IndiaSpend. IMAGE: A typical Goan fish market brought to life by the late cartoonist, Mario Miranda. Photograph: Rediff Archives Gangu Kundaikar is a small-framed, sari-clad woman who rises at 3 am every day, wraps a cloth ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
South American champions Chile have been handed a stadium ban for the third time in the 2018 World Cup qualifying competition because of homophobic chanting by their fans, FIFA said on Monday. Chile will have to play two more games away from the Estadio Nacional (National Stadium), in an addition to an existing ban. They were also fined 30,000 Swiss francs ($29,000). "The proceedings relate to homophobic chants by the team’s fans and follow previous sanctions for similar incidents during ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Skygazers around the world took to high-rise buildings, tourist landmarks and beaches on Monday to catch a glimpse of the closest "supermoon" to Earth in almost seven decades. The phenomenon was visible first in Asia, sending astronomy enthusiasts and ...DNA, 2 months ago
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