There are 11 Malaysians in North Korea, according to a Malaysian foreign ministry official, including three embassy staff, six family members and two others.
The re-monetisation exercise should be completed in two to three months, RBI deputy governor Viral V. Acharya said on Monday.
US shares of Infosys Ltd fell 1.2% and Wipro Ltd edged down 0.2% after the US Citizenship and Immigration Services said it would suspend “premium processing” of the visas for up to six months.
Nineteen aborted female foetuses were found dumped in a stream at a village in Sangli, bordering Karnataka on Sunday, March 5.
Aajibaichi Shaala is not your ordinary school. At “grandmothers’ school” in Fangane, India, elderly women get the chance to learn how to read.
The signature shore-operated lift nets – or ‘Chinese fishing nets’ – at Fort Kochi in Kerala are now a barely-viable source of income for fishermen.
US President Donald Trump accused former president Barack Obama of wiretapping in a series of early morning tweets just weeks into his administration and amid rising scrutiny of his campaign’s ties to Russia.
The Philippines police chief announced the re-launch on Monday of police anti-narcotics operations he hoped would be less bloody, “or even bloodless”, entering a new phase in a war on drugs that has caused international alarm.
Muslim students visiting an Oklahoma lawmaker’s office in the state capitol were required to fill out a form that asked if they beat their wives and other questions that offended them, an Islamic advocacy group said.
France’s conservatives appeared to be at war with themselves less than 50 days from the presidential election as Francois Fillon clung on to his struggling, scandal-tainted campaign and senior party members fought to oust him as their candidate.
In his first critical remarks directed at Trump since he took office, Castro termed his trade policies “egotistical” and his plan to build a wall along the Mexican border “irrational.”
Indian shares rose on Monday, with the NSE index moving close to breaching a key psychological level of 9,000, on hopes the ruling BJP would win the ongoing elections in UP.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Germany on Sunday of “fascist actions” reminiscent of Nazi times in a growing row over the cancellation of political rallies aimed at drumming up support for him among 1.5 million Turkish citizens in Germany.
Some 110 people have died in southern Somalia in the last two days from famine and diarrhoea due to a drought that is causing widespread food shortage.
Brazil’s top prosecutor wants to investigate senior ministers in President Michel Temer’s cabinet and senators from his PMDB party for corruption.
India’s ambassador to the US Navtej Sarna reached out to the state department to convey his “deep concerns” to the government about recent tragic incidents.
A network of compassionate volunteers caring for their terminally ill neighbours is allowing more people in Kerala to end their days at peace and at home.
Jyotsna Dhawan, a scientist talks about her research on quiet proteins which could have implications for therapeutic treatment of age and disease related muscle degeneration.
Around the world, tradition often opposes equality. But when it comes to the question of gender equality, such situations can become volatile. That’s what happened in Nagaland, India this February.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives took a one point lead over the Social Democrats (SPD) in the latest poll conducted by Emnid for the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag, with nearly seven months to go before federal elections.
Mexico opened legal aid centres at its 50 consulates across the US on Saturday to defend its citizens, the Mexican government said, amid worries of a crackdown on illegal immigration under US President Donald Trump.
A Syrian air force pilot who bailed out as his warplane crashed on Turkish territory has been found by a Turkish rescue team and is being treated at a hospital in the Hatay region, a hospital spokeswoman said on Sunday.
Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern on Sunday called for a EU-wide ban on campaign appearances by Turkish politicians to avoid having individual member countries like Germany come under pressure from Ankara.
Seventy-year-old Jurgen Kantner had been held on the small southern island of Jolo and beheaded by ISIS-linked Abu Sayyaf militants last week.
After a string of resignations among advisers and backers, the 63-year old former conservative prime minister is banking on a rally of supporters in Paris on Sunday to show his detractors that he remains their best hope to win the presidency.
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) has missed several launch dates. On Saturday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the measure is on track for a rollout from July 1 with the bills set to be discussed in parliament after it reconvenes next week.
South Korea’s trade minister said on Sunday the government’s responses against discriminating action by China towards South Korean companies will be strengthened and he feels “deep concern” over recent measures taken by Beijing.
The pledges are part of Beijing’s years-long push to reduce the share of coal in its energy mix to cut pollution that has choked northern cities and to meet climate-change goals while streamlining unwieldy and over-supplied smoke-stack industries such as steel.
Researchers say many tree species populating the Amazon region appear to be abundant because they were cultivated by people who populated the area before Europeans arrived more than five centuries ago.
Devolving some presidential powers could make it easier for the political elite to manage a succession by splitting key roles between different players not concentrating power in one successor.
Tayyip Erdogan said journalist Deniz yucel being held in Turkey was a “German agent” and a member of a Kurdish militant group. Germany called the comments absurd.
Calls for civil resistance against the rise of right-wing populism have emerged. But political activism is more than taking to the streets.
Clinton’s use of a private email server during her time in government became a major point of criticism during her 2016 presidential run against President Donald Trump.
Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said that the US had carried out more than 30 strikes over the past two days in Shabwah, Abyan and Al Bayda provinces.
Nearly half of South Sudan’s population could be severely food insecure and at risk of death in the coming months because of the avoidable acts of civil war in a land of plenty.
Mangroves are superheroes on both land and sea, storing carbon and providing protection for coasts.
UK will not be in a position legally to claim a share of the EU’s assets on exit unless they are included in a withdrawal agreement.
Are high levels of violence and displacement in Central America and Mexico caused by natural resource exploitation?
Turkey’s authoritarian regime has ruined the lives of many intellectuals and opponents of the regime. Resisting, even softly, is an act of survival.
The policy shift would allow the US government to keep parents in custody while they contest deportation or wait for asylum hearings.