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  • HK govt condemns US bills on Hong Kong
    HK govt condemns US bills on Hong Kong
    Hong Kong, November 21 (IANS): The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government on Thursday expressed strong opposition to the passage of Hong Kong-related acts in the US House of Representatives after the bills were approved by the US…
  • Women win landmark case against J&J in Australia
    Women win landmark case against J&J in Australia
    Sydney, November 21 (IANS): More than 1,350 women who suffered debilitating side effects of pelvic mesh implants won a landmark class action suit against multinational giant Johnson & Johnson here on Thursday.   The case, which began in 2012,…
  • Israeli PM’s challenger fails to form govt
    Israeli PM’s challenger fails to form govt
    Jerusalem, November 21 (IANS): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's challenger, Benny Gantz has announced that he had failed to form a government by the midnight deadline, increasing prospects for the third elections in Israel in less than a…
  • Israeli PM’s challenger fails to form govt
    Israeli PM’s challenger fails to form govt
    Jerusalem, November 21 (IANS): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's challenger, Benny Gantz has announced that he had failed to form a government by the midnight deadline, increasing prospects for the third elections in Israel in less than a…
  • Suu Kyi to defend Myanmar in Rohingya case at ICJ
    Suu Kyi to defend Myanmar in Rohingya case at ICJ
    Yangon (Myanmar), November 21 (IANS): Myanmars State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi will lead a delegation to defend her country against allegations of genocide of Rohingya Muslims before the International Court of Justice next month.   Aung San Suu…
  • Situation in Gaza remains fragile: UN Mideast envoy
    United Nations, November 21 (IANS): The UN special coordinator for the Middle East peace process, Nickolay Mladenov has warned that the situation in Gaza remains fragile despite an Egyptian-mediated cessation of hostilities. "We meet today in the…
  • Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka Prime Minister
    Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka Prime Minister
        Colombo, November 21 (IANS): Sri Lanka's former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as the island country's 23rd Prime Minister in the presence of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat here on Thursday.  …
  • China striving for 'phase one' trade deal with US
    China striving for 'phase one' trade deal with US
    Beijing, November 21 (IANS): China on Thursday said it's striving for an initial "phase one" deal with the US as both sides continue to maintain close communication. "China is ready to work with the US side to properly address each other's core…
  • Lanka PM quits; new Prez set to form caretaker govt
    Lanka PM quits; new Prez set to form caretaker govt
    Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. (IANS File Photo)   Colombo, November 20 (IANS): With the victory of former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa at Saturdays presidential election, Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has…
  • China slams US over Hong Kong bill
    China slams US over Hong Kong bill
    Radical protesters confront with police officers in Tsuen Wan, in the western New Territories of south China's Hong Kong on August 25, 2019. (IANS File Photo)   Beijing, November 20 (IANS): China on Wednesday condemned the passing of the Hong Kong…
  • Pope Francis
    Pope embarks on Thailand, Japan visit
    Pope Francis. (IANS File Photo)   Vatican City, November 20 (IANS): Pope Francis on Wednesday began his visit to Thailand and Japan, where he will spread a message of peace and promote denuclearisation. This will be the 82-year-old pontiff's…
  • Photos show evidence of life on Mars, claims scientist
    Photos show evidence of life on Mars, claims scientist
    New York, November 20 (IANS): As scientists scramble to determine whether there is life on Mars, a researcher from Ohio University in US believes that there is evidence of insect-like creatures on the red planet.   Courtesy photographs from…
  • Johnson, Corbyn clash over Brexit in first TV debate
    Johnson, Corbyn clash over Brexit in first TV debate
    London, November 20 (IANS): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn locked horns over several issues including Brexit in their first TV election debate.   Johnson on Tuesday promised to "end this national misery…
  • Gandhigiri by Iranian protesters gets Twitterati praise
    Gandhigiri by Iranian protesters gets Twitterati praise
    New Delhi, November 20 (IANS): A section of Iranians protesting against a sharp rise in petrol prices in their country embraced Gandhigiri to hand out flowers to troops deployed to control them, evoking support and praise from Twitterati. Amid an…
  • UN chief spotlights partnership to fight terrorism
    UN chief spotlights partnership to fight terrorism
    United Nations, November 20 (IANS): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has lauded the counter-terrorism partnership between the world body and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.   At an event on the UN-SCO cooperation on peace on , security…
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