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Category: World News

Nations gather in Poland to tackle climate change

AFP   KATOWICE (POLAND) With the direst environmental warnings yet still ringing in their ears, nations gathered in Poland on…

At G20, India calls for cooperation to deal with fugitive economic offenders

BUENOS AIRES: India Friday presented a nine-point agenda to G-20 countries, calling for “strong and active cooperation” among them to…

Ex-US president George Bush Sr dies at 94

HOUSTON: George H W Bush, the 41st president of the US, who led America during the dramatic collapse of the…

India, Russia, China hold meeting after 12 years

BUENOS AIRES: Leaders of India, China and Russia have called for reforming multilateral institutions, including the UN and WTO, as…

H1-B visas: US mulls to give preference to US-educated workers

NEW YORK: The US government has announced plans to change the H1-B visa programme to give preference to workers with…

UK minister resigns over Brexit deal, seeks second referendum

LONDON: UK’s Minister of Universities and Science Sam Gyimah has resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May’s government over her Brexit…

UN: US strike in Afghanistan’s Helmand killed 23 civilians

IANS Kabul A US airstrike in Afghanistan against Taliban militants earlier this week killed 23 civilians and the majority of…

US to extend HIV, AIDS aid programme: Pence

IANS Washington US Vice President Mike Pence has said that President Donald Trump will soon sign a legislation to extend…

Merkel’s plane diverted after technical issue

Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s plane was forced to turn around and make an unscheduled landing due a technical problem,…

Protesters burn effigies of Duterte, Trump, Xi in Manila

IANS MANILA Hundreds of protesters in Manila on Friday burnt effigies of the presidents of the Philippines, the US and…