AFP | January 17, 2018 11:28 PM
Senior Palestinian officials reacted with outrage to what they see as another move against them by Trump’s White House following his declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
AFP | January 17, 2018 11:09 PM
“Inter-Korean relations have been strained for almost 10 years,” the North’s chief delegate Jon Jong-Su said as the meeting started on the southern side of the border truce village of Panmunjom.
Reuters | January 17, 2018 9:34 PM
Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis named the ruling leftist Social Democrat’s nominee Viorica Dancila as prime minister designate on Wednesday, stressing that “parliamentary arithmetic” was behind his decision.
Is this cold or what! Believe it or not but even eyelashes are freezing at minus 88.6 deg F in this country – Find outFE Online | January 17, 2018 7:39 PM
While people dwelling in remote places of the earth have the resistance to fight bitter cold and severe temperatures, unprecedented temperature-drops this winter to near-record lows have people shutting themselves in and fighting for their survival.
AFP | January 17, 2018 5:32 PM
China’s sole operational aircraft carrier passed through the Taiwan Strait today, the island’s defence ministry said, as Beijing steps up pressure on its democratic rival.
FE Online | January 17, 2018 4:38 PM
The world just can’t get enough of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau! And his charming behaviour during festivals has won him fans all over the world.
PTI | January 17, 2018 3:51 PM
Three out of every four persons convicted of terrorism-related charges in the US over the past decade and a half were foreign-born, the Trump administration has said in a report to push for tough immigration laws.
PTI | January 17, 2018 11:45 AM
The United States and the United Nations today insisted on safe and voluntary return of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar.
Reuters | January 17, 2018 11:37 AM
The Japanese government called on public broadcaster NHK on Wednesday to make sure a false alarm warning of a North Korean missile launch will not be repeated, with tensions still high because of the North’s missile and nuclear programmes.
No case against Hafiz Saeed ‘sahib’ in Pakistan, charges against government baseless: Pak PM Shahid Khaqan AbbasiFE Online | January 17, 2018 11:14 AM
Responding to a question on why Pakistan was refraining from acting against Hafiz Saeed despite India and the US raising the issue time and again, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi referred to the 26/11 mastermind as ‘sahib’ and said action will be taken if and when something comes up against the Jamaat chief.
IANS | January 17, 2018 11:06 AM
While warning about the risk of “potential nuclear catastrophe on the Korean Peninsula,” Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that a “window of opportunity” was still open to avoid war over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme.
PTI | January 17, 2018 11:03 AM
US President Donald Trump is in “excellent” health and mentally fit for presidency, according to the presidential physician.
PTI | January 17, 2018 10:51 AM
The Trump administration has no qualms admitting immigrants who are skilled, employed and can speak English, a top official has said, while giving insight into what its merit-based system would look like.
IANS | January 17, 2018 10:09 AM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday that he will attend the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in South Korea.
PTI | January 17, 2018 9:56 AM
Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has announced that she would skip President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, in protest against his policies and rhetoric against immigrants.
AFP | January 17, 2018 9:46 AM
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong was jailed for three months today for obstructing clearance of a major encampment during mass pro-democracy protests in 2014, the second time he has been imprisoned over the rallies.
PTI | January 17, 2018 9:35 AM
US President Donald Trump has said he wants immigrants to come from everywhere even as the White House pushes for a merit-based immigration system.
PTI | January 17, 2018 9:15 AM
The H-1B work visa, which is highly popular among Indian technology professionals, puts American workers at risk, a top Republican Senator has alleged.
Reuters | January 17, 2018 9:00 AM
Police said on Tuesday they were still seeking answers after finding 13 siblings starving in their parents’ squalid Southern California home, some of them chained to beds under “horrific” conditions in an otherwise ordinary suburb.
AFP | January 17, 2018 7:31 AM
The US military is conducting “very serious” training for a possible conflict with North Korea, a top Republican lawmaker said today, though he said he hoped such preparations would never be put to use.
Reuters | January 17, 2018 7:19 AM
The world needs to step up pressure on North Korea to force it to abandon its nuclear weapons program and should not be fooled by Pyongyang’s charm offensive with South Korea, participants at a 20-nation meeting said in Canada on Tuesday.
Reuters | January 17, 2018 7:02 AM
Partisan finger-pointing over immigration policy on Tuesday left the U.S. Congress and the White House stumbling closer to a possible federal government shutdown by the end of the week, although Wall Street held out hopes for a deal to prevent that.
Reuters | January 17, 2018 5:57 AM
Trump asked his physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson, to add a cognitive screening test to the exam, and authorized him to release a battery of data from the tests
IANS | January 17, 2018 5:13 AM
“Governments, business and civil society can’t alone address the multifold challenges we have on the global agenda. We need collaboration,” said Schwab.
IANS | January 17, 2018 5:02 AM
The army indicated the helicopter was carrying four crew and six passengers. The team was in charge of maintaining airforce fuel supplies in the area and was carrying out inspections at supply points in the region
PTI | January 17, 2018 4:22 AM
“President Trump and President Xi acknowledged the resumption of inter-Korean dialogue and expressed hope that it might prompt a change in North Korea’s destructive behavior,” the White House said in a readout of the call
Associated Press | January 17, 2018 3:23 AM
The US is UNWRA’s largest donor, supplying nearly 30 percent of its budget. The agency focuses on providing health care, education and social services to Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon
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