Tag: politics

Konda Sureka and Murli Joined Congress

TRS MLA in the dissolved Telanganaassembly Konda Surekha and her husband MLC Konda Muralidhar Rao joined the Congress Wednesday. They joined Congress in the presence of…

Erdogan says new Istanbul airport will open despite strike

Istanbul: The new international airport in Istanbul, one of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's signature mega projects, will open as scheduled…

Canada lawmakers declare Myanmar Rohingya killings ‘genocide’

Ottawa: Canadian lawmakers on Thursday unanimously voted to declare Myanmar's military against the Rohingya people a "genocide." The House of…

Trump spooked Pentagon with almost-sent tweet on N.Korea: Woodward

Washington: US President Donald Trump spooked the Pentagon leadership with a tweet that -- had it been sent -- North…

Trump to provide written responses in defamation suit: US media

Washington: US President Donald Trump will provide sworn written responses in a defamation suit filed by a woman who accused…

Politicians can be bad, not politics: Farooq Abdullah

New Delhi: Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah has said that "politics is…

Melania Trump says op-ed author ‘sabotaging’ country

Washington: First Lady Melania Trump on Thursday accused the author of an anonymous attack on her husband in the op-ed…

Trump denies he discussed assassination of Syria’s Assad

Washington: US President Donald Trump denied Wednesday having discussed wanting to kill Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, a key claim in…

South Korean envoy meets Kim in Pyongyang amid nuclear deadlock

Seoul: A high-level South Korean delegation met with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang on Wednesday, as Seoul plans a new…

Saudi prince rejects speculation over royal family rift

Riyadh: Saudi King Salman's brother has played down controversial remarks he made to anti-Saudi protesters in London that sparked furious…

Libya in chaos since overthrow of Kadhafi

Tripoli: Libya, which has seen more than a week of deadly clashes between rival militias around Tripoli, fell into chaos…

Iran parliament drops plan to impeach education minister

Tehran: Iran's parliament called off a planned vote to impeach the education minister on Sunday, Iranian media reported, offering some…

S. Korea team to fly North to discuss summit details

Seoul: A high-level South Korean delegation will fly to North Korea this week to discuss arrangements for an inter-Korean summit…

Chhattisgarh: Another former collector enters politics

Raipur: RPS Tyagi, a 2001 batch official of the Indian Administration Services (IAS), who has served as the collector for…

S. Korea’s Moon to send special envoy to N. Korea next week

Seoul: South Korean President Moon Jae-in will send a special envoy to Pyongyang next Wednesday to discuss plans to hold…

John McCain’s mother, 106, stoic at son’s memorial service

Washington: When John McCain's flag-draped casket was carried into the US Capitol Friday, among those honoring the senator was a…

NATO mulls proposal to name HQ for McCain

Brussels: NATO said Thursday it will consider a proposal made by three former alliance chiefs to name the organisation's new…

Dutch populist Wilders cancels Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) cartoon contest

The Hague: Controversial anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders late Thursday said he was canceling plans to stage a Prophet Mohammad (…

Pentagon official cautions India over buying Russian arms

Washington: A top Pentagon official cautioned India on Wednesday that there are no guarantees for a special waiver from US…

Ankara says Macron ‘far from understands’ Turkey

Ankara: Ankara on Tuesday accused French President Emmanuel Macron of failing to understand Turkey after he played down the chance…