The Lebanese banking sector has been at the centre of an escalating crisis since the US passed a law requiring banks to take steps to target the finances of the armed Shi’ite political group Hezbollah.
Militants have killed more than 30 people in Bangladesh since early last year, with atheist bloggers, liberal academics, gay rights campaigners, foreign aid workers, members of minority Muslim sects and other religious groups among the victims.
Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee, has to heal racial indifference within her own party before tackling racial antipathy coming from the Republican camp.
US officials said they had no immediate evidence of any direct connection with the IS or any other foreign extremist group.
Reiterating the link between the NSG and NPT, China said that the 1968 treaty “provides a political and legal foundation for the international non-proliferation regime as a whole.”
CTBTO head Lassina Zerbo explains why he has convened a foreign minister-level conference of CTBT member states and key holdouts for June 13.
In June 1914, a Bosnian-Serb revolutionary inadvertently set off the first global conflict of our times. Should he have chosen more peaceful methods to further his cause, the world would be a different place today.
Italy is on the front line of Europe’s immigration crisis, which is now in its third year.
Trump’s struggle to unify Republicans was apparent at the evangelical Faith & Freedom conference, where several speakers studiously avoided speaking his name.
Many missing children are thought to be in Greece, the EU country that has become the staging post for attempts by refugees hoping to reach wealthier northern Europe.
There is no major event that is ever 100% safe, and that especially applies to major events in tropical countries.
Any sense of relief was short-lived, however, because the food supplies would not last a month, and the government rejected delivery of three kits that would have treated about 30 people with dressings and pain killers.
The brutal rebel movement was known to relatively few outside Central Africa until KONY 2012, a highly successful social media campaign, raised international awareness about the reclusive warlord four years ago.
The president of the Syrian National Coalition said those reportedly released were not political prisoners but mostly criminal convicts, especially those jailed for drug crimes.
Under the agreement, the government will provide security for FARC delegates to implement the agreement, as well as funding programmes to help farmers transition to alternative crops.
Militants have killed more than 30 people in Bangladesh, including members of religious minorities, liberal bloggers and academics, since February last year.
Kuczynski’s thin margin of victory – just tens of thousands of votes – and his party’s small presence in Congress give him one of the weakest mandates of any recent president in Peru.
New Delhi: Pushing back against criticism that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is locking India into a tighter strategic embrace with the United States, senior officials insist that his recent visit to the US and four other countries demonstrated a more independent, assertive role for Indian foreign policy. A day after Modi returned […]
According to officials, there has been a real threat on Indian citizens and assets either in Kabul or Herat in the aftermath of the Salma dam project.
Men going to find jobs in India and the Middle East leaves the women to manage agricultural activities that were traditionally a man’s domain, a job made harder by extreme poverty, which is the result of floods, droughts or earthquakes.
India needs the US on many counts in order to build up an optimal cyberspace ecosystem, bolster cyber security across sectors and most importantly, build critical infrastructure.
Since the European project drew Ireland and the UK closer together, Brexit would impose new strains on the relationship.
India needs to undertake inter-ministerial consultations for ratifying any international agreement that has economy-wide implications.
The authorities have filed complaints against 22 people, including six monks, whom police will investigate for illegal possession of wildlife and wildlife trafficking.
The Act calls on Congress to elevate the US-India relationship by designating India as a special global partner of the US, leading to greater cooperation across different sectors.
The Venezuelan government faces many challenges, but none as important or urgent as economic recovery.
The battle in Falluja has allowed Abadi to shift the focus domestically away from a crisis that unfolded when he failed to push through a cabinet reshuffle he sought as part of his drive to fight corruption.
Saudi Arabia’s UN Ambassador Abdallah Al-Mouallimi reiterated his denials that Riyadh threatened the UN chief over the blacklist.
The brigades had already claimed control over a number of strategic sites on Sirte’s outskirts including an air base, several military camps and a roundabout where IS had previously hung the bodies of executed enemies.
The Taliban control or contest more territory in Afghanistan than at any time since they were ousted by a US-backed intervention in late 2001, and US officials have acknowledged the uneven performance of Afghan security forces.
Prominent Republicans rushed to their presumptive nominee’s aid, taking thinly veiled shots at Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while secretary of state.
The attack comes days after a Hindu priest was killed by suspected ISIS jihadists in the Muslim-majority nation, which has recently seen a string of brutal attacks by Islamists on religious minorities and secular activists.
If the current state of bilateral and multilateral economic relations persists, we might end up in a position where India bolsters American strategic primacy with little to show for in return.
People have been arrested simply because they belong to rival political parties, without evidence that they have committed any offences. This is the real link that ties the post-election violence in 2015 and the alleged ‘plot to kill’ the prime minister’s son.
Leftist President Nicolas Maduro last year closed crossings into Colombia to try to end the smuggling he said was bleeding Venezuela dry, but late last week hundreds of people were seen streaming into Colombia to buy food, medicines, and basic hygiene products.
A certificate of absence will be given to relatives allowing them to temporarily manage the assets of missing people, to obtain provisional guardianship of their children and apply for government welfare schemes.
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has staged an upset over Keiko Fujimori, but the result underscores the defeat of Fujimorismo more than it does his victory.
Mexico’s support to India is seen as crucial in its bid to become member of the elite NSG, whose members are allowed to trade in and export nuclear technology.
A person with the same name as the suspect has an account on VKontakte, a social media network popular in Russian-speaking countries, which has posted a video which featured the ISIS flag.
The letter, signed by groups including Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and Oxfam, criticised Ban Ki-moon, saying he capitulated to Saudi Arabia and tainted his legacy.