The external affairs ministry statement comes days after the US secretary of state criticised China and a week before Tillerson’s visit to India.
Saunders’ experimental novel winning the prize opens up many new possibilities. Now, Indian Anglophone authors might finally think of adapting concepts from the vast philosophical traditions of the East.
The film is a subtle reminder to India and other “recipients” of technology that its uses are determined as much by Hollywood as they are by Silicon Valley.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy plans to invoke Article 155 of the 1978 constitution, which allows taking control of a region if it breaks the law.
Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has already called in foreign investigators to help look into the car bomb that killed Daphne Caruana Galizia, who wrote about widespread breaches of the rule of law and corruption on the island.
Merkel had previously said that the rule of law in Turkey was “moving in the wrong direction”, in a reference to the large-scale purge that Recep Tayyip Erdogan has carried out following a failed coup attempt in July 2016.
Colombians tested a new approach to ending violence: fight terror as if there are no negotiations, negotiate as if there is no terror.
In June, Japan’s parliament passed a law allowing Emperor Akihito to abdicate and the government needs to hammer out the details including the timing.
Many of Obama’s comments appeared to be thinly veiled swipes at Trump, whose combative style and inflammatory rhetoric have led to frequent controversy and stoked political tensions.
The outcome of the race between increasingly artful electoral manipulation and limitless possible manifestations of democratic expression is never entirely certain.
The Iranian people want the US to fulfill the economic promises it made in the nuclear deal, not to foment internal unrest and radical political change.
Sharif said there was no precedent for indicting someone in his absence. “I hope I will get justice,” he told reporters in London in remarks broadcast by local Geo TV, adding that he would travel home to attend the next court hearing.
The outcome caps a remarkable rise for the 37-year-old, who only took over the Labour Party’s top job in August, and spells changes for the economy and immigration.
Considering his predecessors’ political ideas were merely mentioned as “theories” and that, too, without their name, this is a major signal of Xi’s authority over the party and China.
Rex Tillerson’s speech is the latest indication that the Trump administration, despite its many domestic distractions, is clear-eyed on India.
Donald Trump’s recent moves on Iran signals the start of a more assertive phase of US power.
Repressive measures are being used against Turkish journalists, with the regime going after any editor or journalist for having insulted Erdogan.
Jacob Zuma will be prosecuted unless Shaun Abrahams, the national director of public prosecutions, decides again to drop the charges.
A Kerala advocate had filed an RTI query with the ministry asking for documents and reasons for denying permission to Kerala tourism minister to attend a UN tourism meet.
Among UNESCO’s objectives is to promote free, independent, and pluralistic media in order to enhance freedom of expression and information around the world.
A new report has revealed that every third Indian household in the UK falls into the wealthiest bracket, earning over £1,000 GBP each week.
Almost all girls in the Middle East and North Africa attend school, but women’s participation in the workforce remains among the lowest in the world.
The Supreme Court annulled an August 8 vote at the start of September after opposition leader Raila Odinga challenged the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
The move should put an end to weeks of political uncertainty in the small Pacific island nation, after neither major party won enough seats on September 23 to form a government.
After more than a decade and a half of international intervention in Afghanistan, corruption, insecurity, waste, and other problems mean around two-thirds of Afghan girls still do not go to school, a rights group has said.
Hamas, dominant in Gaza, and West Bank-based Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah faction sealed a deal last week in Cairo in which Hamas agreed to cede administrative control of Gaza, including the key Rafah border crossing.
Denying the Holocaust, in which six million Jews were killed, is a crime in Germany, punishable by up to five years in prison.
The deadliest attack hit a police training centre attached to the police headquarters in Gardez, main city of Paktia province.
The Pakistani Taliban said the attack was a suicide bomb targeting the paramilitary Frontier Corps.
UN aid agencies have not had access to the shrinking Rohingya population in northern Rakhine state since the August 25 coordinated insurgent attacks on police posts and army campaign.
The deal worked out by Republican senator Lamar Alexander and Democratic senator Patty Murray would meet some Democratic objectives, including reviving the subsidies for Obamacare.
The Catalan government accused Madrid of taking “political prisoners” and thousands of protesters gathered along Barcelona’s Diagonal Avenue to call for their release.
For most African women, however, the political terrain is too rough to navigate.
In the last five years, Xi has established unprecedented control over the party and the government. But this also means his mistakes and missteps have been magnified.
The idea that terror groups like Boko Haram fund their activities through ivory poaching in Africa is a compelling narrative. But it’s undermining wildlife conservation and human rights.
Malaysian transport minister Liow Tiong Lai said proposals were received from US-based seabed exploration firm Ocean Infinity, Dutch firm Fugro and an unidentified Malaysian company.
The Mexican government faces the dilemma of abandoning negotiations or accepting a disastrous agreement that would deepen its subordination to the US.
Activists who call for pluralism are regularly jailed and criticism of China’s authoritarian system silenced.
A path toward reconciliation will be a long, arduous test of nerves that could expose the US-backed war effort in Iraq to risks from insurgents and militants.
In Portugal, traditional small plots have become fire hazards after being abandoned by successive generations of landholders who moved to the cities.