New Delhi, Jan 16 :
FGN15 US-WB-LD NOOYI Indra Nooyi being considered to lead World Bank: report
New York: Indra Nooyi is among the candidates being considered by the White House to head the World Bank after the India-born former PepsiCo CEO's name was floated by Ivanka Trump, the president's influential daughter, a top American daily reported. By Yoshita Singh
FGN12 US-CHINA-2NDLD MILITARY China rapidly building robust lethal force to impose its will in the region: US official
Washington: China, seeking "great power status", is rapidly building a robust lethal force with advanced capabilities in the air, at sea, in space and in cyberspace to enable it to impose its will in the region and beyond, according to a top US intelligence official. By Lalit K Jha
FGN7 UK-BREXIT-2NDLD VOTE British PM May suffers biggest ever government defeat in Parliament over Brexit deal
London: In the biggest defeat for a sitting British government in history, Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal to leave the EU was overwhelmingly rejected by MPs, triggering a no-confidence motion against her government and leaving the country with no plans for Brexit on March 29. By H S Rao
FGN16 KENYA-PRESIDENT-2NDLD ATTACKERS Kenyan president says Nairobi attack over as jihadists killed
Nairobi: Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Wednesday that Islamists who stormed an upmarket hotel complex, killing 14 people, had been "eliminated" after an almost 20-hour siege in which hundreds of civilians were rescued.
FGN18 BREXIT-EUROPE-LD REAX How Europe reacted to Brexit deal defeat
Brussels: The EU and European governments have warned that the British parliament's rejection of a Brexit deal heightens the risk of a disorderly withdrawal from the bloc.