The Security Council has no plans to take up the Kashmir issue, according to Karen Pierce, the British Permanent Representative who is heading it this month.
The Shiv Sena, which is engaged in a tug of war with ally BJP over government formation in Maharashtra, once again targeted the party on Saturday asking ‘is the President in your pocket?’. This comes a day after a BJP leader warned that if the decision on forming the government was delayed, Central rule would be imposed in the state.
Southeast Asian countries must stick together in the face of a trade war started by U.S. President Donald Trump, Malaysia's veteran leader said on Saturday at the start of a regional summit held in the shadow of U.S.-China tensions.
Tens of thousands of Iraqis thronged central Baghdad on Friday demanding the root-and-branch downfall of the political elite in the biggest day of mass anti-government demonstrations since the fall of Saddam Hussein.
The US said on Thursday it had imposed sanctions on the Iranian construction sector and trade in four materials used in its military or nuclear programs, even as it waived sanctions to let foreign firms continue nonproliferation work in Iran.
Lady Gaga has lined up her next feature film and will play the wife of a murdered heir to the Gucci fashion dynasty, Hollywood media reported on Friday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi left on Saturday morning for a 3-day visit to Thailand to participate in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), East Asia, and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) summits, during the visit.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel , whose two day visit to capital Delhi coincided with one of the worst spells of pollution in the National Capital region, said the Delhi pollution presented a very good argument for replacing public buses run on diesel with those powered by electricity.
US state department said on Friday Pakistan has “failed to significantly limit” Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad’s ability to raise money and recruit followers, and allowed candidates connected to their front organisations to contest elections.