International Politics

International Politics

Obama proclaims January 16 as Religious Freedom Day

Urging his countrymen to stand against religious intolerance, US President Barack Obama has proclaimed January 16 as Religious Freedom Day in accordance with a...

Ecuador takes chair of UN group of developing countries

Ecuador has taken over from Thailand as chair of the Group of 77 which promotes the interests of the 134 developing countries it represents...

South China Sea feud: China warns of large-scale war

China's official media on Saturday warned of a "large-scale war" if the US blocks it from accessing the artificial islands China has built in...

Russia, Turkey agreement to ‘coordinate’ strikes in Syria

Russia and Turkey have signed an agreement spelling out mechanisms to "coordinate" their air forces in Syria when conducting strikes "on terrorist targets", the...

Donald Trump’s Twitter account deleted by Twitter

WASHINGTON, DC: Twitter announced that it will delete Donald Trump’s account sometime because of what the company calls “Trump’s racist and divisive rhetoric”. “Twitter will not...

Donald Trump: Russia and its President Vladimir Putin would be assets...

President-elect Donald Trump has said that Russia and its President Vladimir Putin would be assets in fighting the Islamic State terror organisation, which he...

Crooked opponents trying to belittle our victory with fake news, a...

Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted U.S. intelligence agencies, blaming them for leaking unsubstantiated reports on his relationship with Russia and demanding, “Are we living...

Japan will have new emperor in 2019

Japan is planning for Emperor Akihito to retire and be replaced by his eldest son on January 1, 2019, reports said , as the...

Michelle is my “best friend” and a “role model” : Obama

An emotional Barack Obama used his farewell speech to thank his wife Michelle for the sacrifices she made for his political dreams, calling her...

US spy chiefs say Donald Trump’s personal and financial information possessed...

Washington: US spy chiefs have informed Donald Trump that Russian operatives claim to possess deeply compromising personal and financial information about him, US media...

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2016 was the deadliest year for journalists in Afghanistan

Afghanistan suffered its deadliest year on record for journalists in 2016, according to a report released today which said the country is the second...

N Korea preparing inter-continental ballistic missiles: Kim Jong-Un

Seoul: North Korea is preparing to test new rockets, a report said today, after its leader Kim Jong-Un said the country was in the final...

Obama calls PM Modi, thanks him for strengthening Indo-US ties

Washington: Outgoing US President Barack Obama telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi to thank him for his partnership that enhanced the relations between India and America,...

Rebel rocket strike kills 6 civilians in Yemen’s Taiz

Sanaa: Yemeni security officials say a rocket fired by Shiite rebels has killed six civilians in the war-torn city of Taiz. They say yesterday's strike hit...

Obama in final news conference: At my core I think we’re going to be...

Washington: Outgoing US President Barack Obama today offered a parting message of hope for a country governed by Donald Trump, assuring Americans that "we're going...