• Wed, Feb 22, 2017
  • Trump's White House budget chief pick gains key Senate backer Trump's White House budget chief pick gains key Senate backer
    Updated: Feb, 16, 201701:49 PM

    US President Donald Trump's choice of Representative Mick Mulvaney to become White House budget director appeared to pick up enough Republican votes to vault him into the job.

  • Trump moving away from two-state Israel-Palestine solution Trump moving away from two-state Israel-Palestine solution
    Updated: Feb, 16, 201712:47 PM

    US President Donald Trump has signalled debunking America's long pursuit of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian dispute, saying he could endorse a one-nation solution if it led to peace in...

  • Seoul court begins to deliberate Samsung chief's arrest Seoul court begins to deliberate Samsung chief's arrest
    Updated: Feb, 16, 201711:16 AM

    A South Korean court has begun deliberating on whether to issue an arrest warrant for a Samsung heir accused of offering bribes to the country's president and her close friend.

  • NATO allies put on brave face for Trump era NATO allies put on brave face for Trump era
    Updated: Feb, 15, 201709:23 PM

    Nervous European allies put a brave face on the troubled debut of President Donald Trump’s administration, expressing confidence in US engagement with NATO as they prepared to hear from Trump’s...

  • Winners of 2017 World Press Photo Contest Winners of 2017 World Press Photo Contest
    Updated: Feb, 15, 201709:20 PM

    The winning images of the 60th annual World Press Photo Contest were released recently. This year more than 5,000 photographers from 125 countries submitted 80,408 images. But in the end, it was...

  • Record 27 US Congressmen to visit India this month Record 27 US Congressmen to visit India this month
    Updated: Feb, 15, 201709:18 PM

    A record number of 27 US Congressmen will visit India later this month, reflecting the growing bipartisan support for strengthening the Indo-US strategic ties.

  • China protests to India over Taiwanese delegation's visit China protests to India over Taiwanese delegation's visit
    Updated: Feb, 15, 201706:50 PM

    China has lodged a protest with India for hosting a Taiwanese parliamentary team and asked it to deal prudently with Taiwan-related matters, even as New Delhi dismissed the issue saying no ...

  • Trump expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine - White House Trump expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine - White House
    Updated: Feb, 15, 201703:56 PM

    US President Donald Trump made it clear he expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine and reduce violence in Ukraine, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said today.

  • Six killed in suicide attack in northwestern Pakistan Six killed in suicide attack in northwestern Pakistan
    Updated: Feb, 15, 201702:35 PM

    Four security personnel were among at least six persons who were killed when two Taliban suicide bombers attacked a government compound in northwestern Pakistan's restive tribal region.

  • Eight dead after knife attack in China's Xinjiang province Eight dead after knife attack in China's Xinjiang province
    Updated: Feb, 15, 201711:45 AM

    Three knife-wielding suspected Uighur militants have killed five persons in China's far western Xinjiang region before being shot dead by the police, the latest outbreak of violence in the restive...