Obama, Bush to address Dallas memorial service

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 08:34

Washington, July 11 (IANS) President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush are slated to address an interfaith memorial service in Dallas on Tuesday for the five police officers who were killed in a sniper attack last week.


UN chief urges end to hostilities in South Sudan

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 03:46

United Nations, July 11 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday said that he was "shocked and appalled by the heavy fighting" that is currently taking place in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, and strongly urged the leaders of the youngest country in the world to "do everything within their power" to de-escalae the hostilities.


Israeli attorney general orders probe against Netanyahu

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 02:06

Jerusalem, July 11 (IANS) Israel's Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit announced on Sunday that he had ordered to open an initial probe amid criminal allegations against Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.


Aiming to take India's growth beyond 8%: Modi

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 23:24

Nairobi, July 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asserted that he is aiming to take India's growth to beyond 8 per cent while commending the people of Indian origin in Kenya for maintaining their Indian culture and tradition.


Modi commends Kenyan Indians for preserving Indian culture

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 22:30

Nairobi, July 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday commended the people of Indian origin in Kenya for preserving their culture and tradition despite being away from their land of origin for generations.


Moscow accuses NATO of 'demonising' Russia

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 20:16

Moscow, July 10 (IANS) The statements made by NATO leaders during the Warsaw summit were aimed at demonising Russia to justify the alliance's defence plans, which have started to expand dramatically, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Sunday.


Modi arrives in Kenya

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 19:40

Nairobi, July 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kenya from Tanzania on Saturday on the fourth and final leg of his four-nation African tour.


Hundreds in Myanmar protest phrase 'Muslims in Rakine State'

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 19:36

Nay Pyi Taw, July 10 (IANS) Hundreds of people took to the streets of Yangon on Sunday to oppose a government order that media and the public use the phrase "Muslims in Rakhine State" to refer to the state's local people who practice Islam.


Dhaka decides to ban Zakir Naik's Peace TV

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 18:46

Dhaka, July 10 (IANS) The Bangladesh government on Sunday decided to close down Peace TV, a Mumbai-based channel run by controversial Islamic Preacher Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation.


India, Tanzania to boost food, energy security cooperation

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 18:38

Dar-es-Salaam, July 10 (IANS) India and Tanzania on Sunday agreed to deepen their partnership in agriculture and food security and work together in the development and use of natural gas as New Delhi committed more aid for this east African country's water supply projects.


29 militants killed in Syria

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 18:00

Damascus, July 10 (IANS) At least 29 militants were killed in battles with the Syrian government forces near a key route in Syria's Aleppo city, a Human Rights monitor group reported on Sunday.