The former head of the World Bank has warned the world could look like it did in 1900 if countries don’t work together to tackle the current crisis. Robert Zoellick pointed to the rift between the US and China as a serious..
China has passed a controversial security law giving it new powers over Hong Kong, deepening fears for the city's freedoms, the BBC has learned. Last month China stunned the city when it said it would criminalise ..
As Indian and Chinese troops continue to be engaged in an eyeball-to-eyeball situation in the Galwan Valley, Indian and Japnese warships conducted exercises in the Indian Ocean on Saturday. The Japanese Ma..
September 1, saw an important move by Japan bear fruit with India and Australia – the three are fast-tracking supply chain cooperation and have given their bureaucrats just a few months to work out the details. While Japan led the deal, in recent tim..
As long as there has been fascism — a political movement that stokes nationalism and racism, and uses violence to bolster authoritarian rule — there have..
The US government has given a grace period of 60 days to H-1B visa holders and Green Card applicants, who have been served notices for submission of vario..
The United States on Thursday announced that it will modify the selection process for H-1B visa, giving priority to salary and skills instead of the current lottery procedures. The f..
With 13 days left in his term, President Donald Trump finally bent to reality on Thursday amid growing talk of trying to force him out early, acknowledging he’ll peacefully leave after Congress affirmed his defeat. Trump led ..
In a rather unprecedented step, Twitter and Facebook Inc on Wednesday temporarily locked the accounts of US President Donald Trump, as tech giants scrambled to crack down on his baseless claims about the US president..
World leaders and governments on Wednesday expressed shock and outrage at the storming of the US Capitol in Washington by supporters of President Donald Trump. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Twitter condemne..
Tense ouflaged protesters smashing windows -- this was the day that President Donald Trump's bid to overturn the US election went "wild." Inside the great domed US Capitol building, images emerged of a scene resembling something from a coup d'etat or terrorist attack..
Hundreds of thousands of birds are being culled across the country as India grapples with a growing outbreak of a highly pathogenic avian influenza, which has led to the deaths of lakhs of birds in the last 10 da..
Transactions will be prohibited in 45 days President Trump has signed prohibiting transactions with the companies behind eight Chinese apps, including Ant Group’s Alipay and Tencent’s QQ and WeChat Pay. Transact..
In deadly insurgence violence, more than 100 civilians were killed by terrorists over the weekend in two western villages of Tchombangou and Zaroumdareye in Niger. The..
Amazon founder and the world’s richest man Jeff Bezos made the largest charitable donation in 2020, according to an annual list of top donations in 2020. Bezos had donated $10..
An Iranian government spokesman said on Monday that the country had started enriching uranium of up to 20% at its underground Fordo nuclear facility. It would put Tehran’s program a technical step away from w..
A British judge on Monday ruled that founder of the WikiLeaks, Julian Assange should not be extradited to the United States to face charges of breaking a spying..
More than 10% of Israel’s population has received a first dose of a covid-19 vaccine, a rate that has far outstripped the rest of the world and buo..
The eastern-most islands of Oceania will be the first to welcome the new year at midnight. Before many people in the West wake up on December 31, people in Tonga, Samoa, and Kiribati will flip their to January ..
An American journalist in Russia, Alec Luhn, to show how cold some parts of the country get in winter. Taken in Novosibirsk, a city in the southwestern part of Siberia, the picture shows noodles and a cra..