When former president Bill Clinton traveled to North Korea in 2009 on a humanitarian mission to free two American journalists, he delivered strict instructions to his team ahead of their meeting with dictator Kim Jong Il: "We're not smiling."
Saudi Arabia has threatened military action against Qatar if it goes ahead and acquires Russia's top of the range S-400 air defence missile system, Le Monde daily reported.
The army was asked to be on standby and curfew continued in parts of Meghalaya's capital Shillong for the third day on Saturday after night-long violence during which a mob burnt a shop, a house and damaged at least five vehicles besides injuring a senior police officer.
China and the US clashed in Singapore at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue, Asia's premier defence and strategic affairs conference. US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, while accusing China of 'intimidation and coercion in South China Sea', was confronted by a Chinese general, who lashed out at him for making "irresponsible comments" and insisted Bejing was simply defending its territory.
Britain's defense secretary says his military will continue monitoring North Korean vessels suspected of carrying prohibited goods as it is "vitally important" that his country helps enforce international sanctions.
Around 38 Indians are stranded in and around Socotra island in Yemen after a cyclone hit the area and the Indian Navy has launched an operation to rescue them.
Bollywood has had its share of male friendships in Jai-Veeru and Amar-Prem. But which is the last female buddy film you remember? Was it Lipstick Under My Burkha or Pink or Angry Indian Goddesses? I say none of them.
Even after increasing the fixed deposit (FD) interest rates on May 28, the State Bank of India still offers the rate of just 6.65 per cent on its one-year fixed deposits (FD).
A confident India, who have been the tournament champions six times, will kickstart their Women’s Asia Cup campaign against hosts Malaysia on Sunday at the Kinrara Academy Oval at Kuala Lumpur.
The United States faced unified opposition from the world's top economies to President Donald Trump's escalating, multi-front trade offensive at the end of high-level meetings Saturday soured by the imposition of tariffs.