Strictly follow CPC leadership, Chinese President Xi Jinping tells military, government institutionsPTI | March 20, 2018 10:59 AM
Chinese President Xi Jinping today demanded that the two million strong military and government institutions work under the leadership of the ruling Communist Party of China.
PTI | March 20, 2018 9:37 AM
During the meetings, the Trump Administration plans to discuss the new South Asia policy and seek the Kingdom’s help in Pakistan taking action towards elimination of terrorist safe havens inside its territory.
AFP | March 20, 2018 8:53 AM
Such an acknowledgement is in stark contrast to the Kim regime’s denunciations of the exercises in the past. The North has often responded to the drills with its own military actions, and last year fired four ballistic missiles close to Japan.
Reuters | March 20, 2018 8:42 AM
Uber and Waymo on Friday urged Congress to pass sweeping legislation to speed the introduction of self-driving cars into the United States. Some congressional Democrats have blocked the legislation over safety concerns, and Monday’s fatality could hamper passage of the bill, congressional aides said Monday.
PTI | March 20, 2018 8:28 AM
The Progressives for Immigration Reform which has bought advertisements worth USD 80,000 for the San Francisco’s Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) stations and trains, argues that their purpose is to create awareness about the misuse and abuse of the H-1B visa.
Cambridge Analytica: Facebook under pressure as US, EU urge probes of data practices over Donald Trump’s election campaignReuters | March 20, 2018 8:08 AM
In the U.S., members of Congress called on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify about Facebook’s actions. Facebook said on Monday it had hired forensic auditors from the firm Stroz Friedberg to investigate and determine whether Cambridge Analytical still had the data.
On eve of Donald Trump and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meeting, Saudi Arabia calls Iran nuclear deal flawedReuters | March 20, 2018 7:51 AM
Saudi Arabia had viewed with unease the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama, which it felt considered Riyadh’s alliance with Washington less important than negotiating the Iran nuclear deal.
Bloomberg | March 19, 2018 8:42 PM
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, arrives in Washington on a grand tour of the U.S. this week seeking to burnish his credentials as a decisive reformer to do business with.
AFP | March 19, 2018 5:21 PM
Russian media today said Vladimir Putin’s growing standoff with the West had boosted the size of his election victory, while liberal journalists voiced fears over his stranglehold on politics.
IANS | March 19, 2018 5:15 PM
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has said that women are “absolutely” equal to men as he is set to arrive in the US on Monday during which he will meet President Donald Trump and tour a number of American cities.
Bloomberg | March 19, 2018 1:23 PM
The new cabinet announced Monday by China is the culmination of months of leadership reshuffles that saw President Xi Jinping assert his dominance over policy making.
PTI | March 19, 2018 5:05 PM
Zia, 72, was sentenced to five years in jail on February 8 in connection with the embezzlement of 21 million taka (about USD 250,000) in foreign donations meant for the Zia Orphanage Trust, named after her late husband Ziaur Rahman, a military ruler-turned-politician.
Bloomberg | March 19, 2018 11:59 AM
China named Yi Gang to run its central bank, elevating a long-serving deputy governor with deep international links to the forefront of efforts to clean up the nation’s financial sector and modernize monetary policy.
AFP | March 19, 2018 11:10 AM
North Korea is in talks with the US and Sweden to release three Americans held in the North, reports said, as diplomatic activities gathered pace ahead of Pyongyang’s planned summits with Washington and Seoul.
Associated Press | March 19, 2018 10:47 AM
Two people were injured in another explosion in Texas’ capital Sunday night, and police weren’t saying if it was caused by a package bomb like the three that detonated earlier this month elsewhere in the city.
Associated Press | March 19, 2018 10:00 AM
Seoul says Kim proposed meeting with President Donald Trump, and Trump agreed to him by the end of May. The developments have raised hopes for a potential breakthrough in the North Korean nuclear crisis.
Vladimir Putin wins Russia Presidential Election 2018, cruises into another 6 years at Russian’s helmSonali Verma | March 19, 2018 9:17 AM
There had been no doubt that Putin would win in his fourth electoral contest; he faced seven minor candidates and his most prominent foe was blocked from the ballot.
Associated Press | March 19, 2018 7:17 AM
Conservative legislator Damian Collins, who heads the British Parliament’s media committee, said he would ask Zuckerberg or another Facebook executive to appear before his panel, which is investigating disinformation and “fake news.”
Reuters | March 19, 2018 6:34 AM
Republican senators warned President Donald Trump on Sunday not to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Reuters | March 19, 2018 5:58 AM
China has selected American-trained economist Yi Gang to become the country’s new central bank governor, a report said.
Reuters | March 19, 2018 5:46 AM
Britain’s aerospace industry would be badly damaged if the country leaves the European Union without a free trade deal and any divergence from EU rules would be “utterly self-defeating”, a committee of lawmakers said.
Reuters | March 19, 2018 5:36 AM
The top national security advisers of the United States, South Korea and Japan met at the weekend to discuss North Korea .
Reuters | March 19, 2018 5:26 AM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will emphasise bilateral ties and the need for European unity when she meets with top Polish officials.
AFP | March 19, 2018 5:11 AM
Vladimir Putin today rubbished claims that Russia poisoned a former spy in Britain.
Reuters | March 18, 2018 11:55 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin won a landslide re-election victory on Sunday, extending his rule over the world’s largest country for another six years .
PTI | March 18, 2018 10:51 PM
A 21-year-old man is in police custody on suspicion of attempted murder after he rammed his car into a nightclub in south-east England in anger over being denied entry to the venue that left at least thirteen people injured.
PTI | March 18, 2018 10:17 PM
A UK parliamentary committee examining the issue of disinformation and fake news has accused Facebook of misleading MPs by downplaying the risk of users’ data being shared without their consent and said it wanted Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg to explain allegations.
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