The cryptocurrency is now starting to challenge gold as the investment of choice.
The Reserve Bank of India last month allowed banks to make AT1 coupon payments from statutory reserves, a move analysts said was aimed at easing pressure on banks to service coupons on the bonds.
According to the poll of over 25 economists, the inflation rate for February rose to a three-month high of 3.58% from 3.17% in January.
Many observers feel outraged about the international community’s seeming indifference when it comes to African famine deaths.
Proponents say it would provide US commanders on the ground greater flexibility to respond to unforeseen challenges on the battlefield.
After a long international career in public health, Fadumo Dayib decided to enter the Somali political fray in 2014, ruffling feathers as she did so.
Under US law, presidents cannot direct wiretapping. The federal government can ask a court to authorise the action, but it must provide a justification.
The blaze started when a group of young people who had been isolated by authorities after a riot and an escape attempt at the centre set fire to mattresses.
A White House official said Trump and Pence were “open to constructive improvements that maintain the core principles and get the Bill over the goal.”
Iraqi forces battled ISIS militants in their stronghold of Mosul and took control of the last major road leading west from the city, before bomb blasts ripped through a wedding party near Tikrit, killing more than 20 people.
The UN said in a report last month that the army and police had committed mass killings and gang rapes of Rohingya Muslims in northern Rakhine State.
At least 30 people were killed and dozens wounded by ISIS militants in a recent attack on a Kabul hospital– the latest in a series of attacks on civilians.
The UN has warned that the present drought in Somalia could be a repeat of the 2011 famine that killed around 260,000 people.
To be viable, the nuclear reactors must be ring-fenced from a financial crisis at the US reactor maker and its Japanese parent Toshiba Corp.
Gunmen dressed as medics stormed the hospital, battling security forces for hours, in an attack claimed by ISIS.
Unless we’re addressing gender inequalities everywhere, especially in the Arab region, we will achieve equality nowhere.
Bangladesh is a global poster child when it comes to improving women’s status in the developing and the Muslim worlds. But a recent amendment to the country’s marriage law threatens its progress.
Francois Fillon’s presidential campaign seems to be back on track but the reluctance of allies shows the difficulties in rallying his camp behind him.
With North Korea developing cheaper ER Scud type missiles in greater number to overwhelm THAAD, tensions have risen for South Korea and even Japan.
A trend analysis of the latest National Family Health Survey shows that women are compelled to be responsible for keeping family sizes small even as contraceptive prevalence rate has declined in several states.
Hawaii said it will ask a federal court for an emergency halt to Trump’s new executive order restricting travel from six Muslim-majority countries
Republican senator Mike Lee called the new plan “exactly the type of back-room dealing and rushed process that we criticised Democrats for.”
The Malaysian PM did not elaborate the steps he would take to bring back citizens, saying, “If there’s any negotiations, we can’t do it through the media”
Only several hundred of the original 21,500 residents plan to return in the first wave, even as blueprints are being made to rebuild Namie town.
Senior officials say all options ranging from tighter sanctions to pre-emptive air strikes against North Korea will be discussed.
Although public attitudes have shifted since the Taliban’s hardline rule ended, many people still disapprove of women stepping outside their homes.
A witness saw one gunman, dressed in a white doctor’s coat, take out a concealed AK-47 and open fire, killing at least one patient and one hospital worker.
Syrian refugees have been banned from the US for the next 120 days. Whatever happens next, the country they are fleeing will never be the same again.
As Trump’s travel ban hangs in limbo, what does it mean for science?
Modi, under pressure to create millions of jobs, wants steel to contribute heavily to the government’s target of raising the share of manufacturing in the economy to 25% by 2022
Hearing of a murder in an Indian hill station, Kipling discussed the case with Arthur Conan Doyle. Arguably, the case was passed on to Agatha Christie.
At the Barefoot College in Tilonia, Rajasthan, women with little or no formal education can learn livelihood skills and play a leadership role in their communities.
Lieutenant General Thomas Cirillo Swaka, formerly deputy head of logistics, resigned after he accused President Kiir of turning the country’s military into a “tribal army.”
The announcement came as North Korean state media said leader Kim Jong Un had personally supervised Monday’s missile launches by an army unit that is positioned to strike US bases in Japan.
“The Republicans are united around Francois Fillon,” Senate leader Gerard Larcher told reporters, after telling fellow party officials behind closed doors: “The debate is over”.
Saudi Arabia has no law against transgender people, but the kingdom has carried out arrests for cross-dressing and ordered the imprisonment and flogging of men accused of behaving like women, according to US-based Human Rights Watch.
The NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan has repeatedly warned that the effectiveness of police and soldiers to fight the insurgency has been undermined by irregular pay and leave, exacerbated by corruption and weak leadership from commanders.
In a battle waged since the 2010 passage of the Affordable Care Act, Republicans including President Donald Trump had vowed to replace the law.
Trump’s initial order caused chaos at airports and was hit with more than two dozen lawsuits, many that claimed it discriminated against Muslims.
Khizr Khan, an American citizen born in Pakistan, said he had not been given a reason as to why his travel privileges were being reviewed.