In a sudden announcement, it was confirmed that the 31-year-old former deputy crown prince was elevated to be the heir to King Salman, replacing his cousin.
UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres maintains that he has had multiple meeting with the leaders of both countries to bring them to the negotiating table.
The US vice president said that Donald Trump had, however ‘kept the door open’ to renegotiating the deal or coming up with a new one.
The Indian farmer is not just a poor, helpless victim who deserves a waiver because he cannot pay. The root cause of the debt trap is that his income has not increased with rising expenditure due to state policies.
Scientists recently discovered an ‘underwater rainforest’ off the coast of Brazil, near where the Amazon enters the Atlantic, and its existence has already started facing threats.
While the lack of safety is often cited as the reason for taking young girls out of school, questioning what that ‘safety’ means reveals patriarchal prejudices.
Until the new notification making Aadhaar compulsory under the government’s Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme, healthcare workers say did not even know cash benefits were available.
“I love Uber more than anything in the world and at this difficult moment in my personal life I have accepted the investors’ request to step aside.”
From paintings to poems to photographs, the youth of Venezuela has started marching in public spaces and right in front of security forces in many areas.
In 2016, the Indian Supreme Court asked the Centre to formulate a policy on yoga instruction in state schools. Here we take a look at a similar case in the US, a case regularly cited in Indian discussions.
UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov said that Israel was violating the resolution passed last year prohibiting it from building new settlements on disputed territory, nixing chances of a two-state solution.
The two presidents talked of offering support and strengthening relations, moves which may be complicated by Trump’s wish for warmer ties with Russia.
Investigators are scrutinising Flynn’s business partner Bijan Kian who oversaw payments from Flynn’s former clients, many of which were Russian businesses.
The employee, Humidor Rashid, was charged for obtaining visa for an employee under false assurances, underpaying her and coercively detaining her by threatening her and taking away her passport.
The allegations are based on plea-bargain testimony from JBS SA executives, who say they paid Temer at least $4.6 million in bribes.
The event does just a day after a similar attack was prevented in Paris’s Champs-Elysées. The police is calling it a terrorist attack.
Karnan was arrested last night by the West Bengal CID from Coimbatore, more than a month after the Supreme Court sentenced him to six months imprisonment for contempt of court.
While May is unwilling to budge on reconsidering Brexit, she says she is trying to deliver a Brexit which commands “maximum public support”.
The H-1B visa for skilled workers in the US is one that many IT companies like Tata Consultancy Services and Infosys rely upon heavily.
State transport department officials were put on full-time duty, even working over time, to ensure that participants reached the International Yoga Day celebrations in Lucknow.
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There has been a consistent drop in the female-male labour participation rate, highlighting the need for policy interventions.
Ambedkar says the opposition parties can still make a real contest out of the presidential elections if they put forward the right candidate.
US executives are increasingly being asked by their CEOs to explain and assess the impact of the apparent rise in communal violence in India.
A young entrepreneur from a refugee camp in Algeria has opened the first pizzeria run only by women; their speciality is the camel pizza.
With Narendra Modi visiting Israel soon, we ask ambassador Daniel Carmon about relations with India, the stalled peace process and the building of Israeli settlements on Palestinian land in violation of the Geneva Conventions.
While suicides and shock deaths have seen a sudden spike in Tamil Nadu’s Cauvery delta region, the government does not believe the drought is the cause and is continuing to direct water away from rural areas.
The apex court had sentenced Karnan to six months jail for contempt of court on May 9.
For decades, media organisations in the Northeast and Kashmir have been fighting for their right to exist and speak freely, without any support from the national media.
In a new report, the United Nations Population Fund has said the population of elderly people in India will triple by 2050.
There are refugees, there are migrants and then there are the millions who live in legal limbo because they defy easy categorisation. But everyone is just looking for a place to call home.
Given Kovind’s views on social justice and empowerment, choosing a leader like him as the presidential candidate was a more natural choice for the Sangh parivar than any radical shift in its traditional position on the caste system.
“We’re here today to say that in cooking, in the kitchen, there are no differences. We’re all the same, we’re all human.”
According to the United Nations Refugee Agency, nearly 66 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes last year as a result of persecution, violence and human rights violations.
Despite journalists being invited, they were only allowed into a few sessions and most of their requests for information were denied.
Even though unrealistic targets and poor ground-level implementation have hobbled the multi-national initiative, it should be fixed rather than abandoned.
Despite previous reports of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death in US-led airstrikes, neither Moscow nor Washington are able to confirm his death, yet.
The arrested were booked by the police under sections 124A (sedition) and 120B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC.
A total of nine plots in Phulwari Sharif in Patna, where a mall is reported to have been coming up, has also been attached by the tax department.
The Indian Medical Association’s call to ban ultrasound services and exclude doctors of other specialties from the ambit of the law on pre-natal diagnostic techniques will weaken the steps being taken to arrest the declining child sex ratio.