The ashes of Zhao Ziyang, the liberal leader ousted after seeking compromise with the protesters, were laid to rest. But the uprising remains a sensitive political scar in China.
The National Aeronautics Space Administration in another attempt to locate Chandrayaan-2 Vikram Lander using Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has taken fresh images
BREXIT PARTY MEP Martin Daubney mocked Boris Johnson’s EU deal on BBC One’s Question Time last night, saying that it was not the worst deal in history but “the second worst deal in history”.
(Nairobi, October 18, 2019) --Guinea’s government should end its crackdown on the right to protest by releasing civil society leaders and demonstrators opposed to a new constitution, Human Rights Watch said today. The government should also investigate
Retired Navy Admiral William McRaven explains why he wrote an op-ed in the New York Times titled \"Our Republic Is Under Attack from the President\" where he argued that President Trump is undermining many American institutions.
Jubilant showcases of solidarity contrasted with the frustration on display between the Chicago Teachers Union and Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s camp as the sides remain far apart on a contract deal on after the first day of a teachers strike.
A Hong Kong court on Friday upheld a government policy which denies civil partnerships to same-sex couples. In the city’s first-ever case on civil partnerships, the Court of First Instance ruled against the woman applicant – known only as MK. She file
BRIAN MAY - the Queen rocker - has revealed he is hoping Brexit will “go away” as he aired his views on the referendum on Instagram while branding former Prime Minister David Cameron “vain, arrogant and badly-advised” for allowing the country to v
Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Thursday laughed off the news that President Donald Trump had called him \"the world\'s most overrated general,\" joking that he\'s not just an overrated general, but the greatest overrated general.
As two Indian states, Maharashtra and Haryana, go to the polls on Monday, the Election Commission of India, media platforms, and others gear up for an onslaught on smear and misinformation campaigns. A public outcry has forced many news and social-media n
A Syrian American doctor is spearheading an initiative to nominate President Trump for a Noble Peace Prize after Trump managed to convince Putin to throttle back on plans to seize the Syrian refugee city of Idlib in 2018, an attack that could have poten
The government wants to pare its stake in Axis Bank Ltd. and ITC Ltd. through its Specified Undertaking of Unit Trust of India by more offers of exchange traded funds and not through offers for sale.
Singh held a rally for several hundred supporters who heard his familiar pitch: that only New Democrats will stand up against the powerful interests that hold sway over his Liberal and Conservative opponents.
Retired basketball star Dennis Rodman discussed the NBA\'s stance toward China in the wake of controversy over the league\'s response to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, on Thursday slammed the Trump administration, calling the recently announced ceasefire between Turkey and Kurdish-led forces in Syria \"far from a victory.\"
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BREXITEER Andrew Bridgen and former Conservative Dominic Grieve had a fiery clash on BBC Breakfast as Remainer Mr Grieve pushed for a second referendum.
Social media users are sharing a clip from British sketch show \'A Bit of Fry and Laurie\' in which Stephen Fry plays a politician who repeatedly explains that “this is a good deal for Britain” to the point that the words lose any semblance of meaning.
Indian revolutionary Vinayak Damodar Savarkar\'s grandson Ranjeet said that the AIMIM chief should follow Savarkar\'s belief of keeping religion private -at home
Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hun
BBC QUESTION TIME took place in the Remainer heartlands of Leicester this week, but one emotional audience member made a surprising U-turn after Boris Johnson announced his deal with the EU.
Masked men with high-powered weapons faced off with soldiers and took control of major streets as gunmen blocked entrances to Sinaloa\'s capital with burning vehicles.
White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney made a stunning admission Thursday by confirming that President Donald Trump froze nearly $400 million in US security aid to Ukraine in part to pressure that country into investigating Democrats.
Hong Kong police have banned a major march on Sunday against the government’s anti-mask law, citing public security concerns. The Civil Human Rights Front intended to hold a march at 1:30pm from Salisbury Garden in Tsim Sha Tsui to the West Kowloon high
: THE BUSINESS TIMES Government & Economy - [WASHINGTON] The United States imposed tariffs on a record US$7.5-billion worth of European Union goods on Friday, despite threats of retaliation, with Airbus, French wine and Scottish whiskies among the high-pr
Members of President Donald Trump\'s own party are privately alarmed at his demeanor this week and his apparent lack of understanding of the consequences of his Syria policy, according to a Republican source familiar with a recent White House meeting.
Former Defense Secretary James Mattis makes light of President Trump calling him \"the world\'s most overrated general\" during his keynote address at the annual Al Smith dinner, a philanthropic event where roasts are tradition.
Democratic Sen. Brian Schatz (Hawaii) called out Republican lawmakers on Thursday night following President Trump\'s remarks likening Turkey\'s military offensive against Syrian Kurds to a schoolyard fight.
Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) scolded Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke on Wednesday for supporting a plan to strip religious institutions of their tax-exempt status if they do not officially recognize same-sex marriage. “Last week, a fo
For the first time on television, the D-gang\'s operations and control on Mumbai\'s property business have exposed on sting in a super exclusive investigation
Some people who saw politics in a simple hand gesture were not too happy with the photos of gold medalist gymnast Carlos Yulo doing President Rodrigo Duterte’s fist bump. The teenager, who won the country’s first gold medal in the FIG Artistic Gymnast
The BJP government is looking to construct ‘Vijay stambh or victory pillar in each district headquarters across India to honour people who were jailed during the Emergency. The moves comes after Cong-led states stopped pension for such \'senanis\'.
A Senate review into a Federal Government push to repeal so-called medevac laws has broken along party lines, leaving the fate of the legislation in the hands of independent crossbencher Jacqui Lambie.
Hakam president Gurdial Singh Nijar says UM\'s senate is governed by the Universities and University Colleges Act 1971 which gives specific conditions for such a move.
The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) also asked schools to provide their own transport to children so that private vehicles don’t bunch outside schools.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is incorrect when he says that \"whichever party wins the most seats gets to form the government.\" His party\'s messaging has cast a core fact about how the parliamentary system works as a subversion of democracy.
Julian Assange is in high spirits despite being deprived the materials he needs for his defense, veteran journalist John Pilger has reported, adding that Assange’s upcoming extradition hearing will be a battle for democracy.
Get over it. That apt mission doctrine for a presidency blazing with abuses of power, conflicts of interest and unhinged behavior is the work of White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, whose barn burner of a briefing sent a clear message.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Thursday that he plans to leave his post later this year after he informed President Donald Trump of his intention to resign.
Trump escaped the daily drumbeat of impeachment in Washington for friendly turf in Texas where he assailed his latest political opponents and sought to give Republicans a boost in a state Democrats have in their sights for 2020.
JAKARTA: Mr Agus Susanto, 45, had planned to travel to Jakarta on Sunday (Oct 20) for the inauguration ceremony for the Indonesian president and ...
Hong Kong is preparing for a weekend of demonstrations, including a human chain at major subway lines on Friday and a democracy march on Sunday, the latest moves in more than four months of anti-government protests.
To win in 2020, Democrats need to win over voters who like Trump\'s policies but don\'t like Trump. They can\'t do that by telling these voters they are wrong about the economy working for them, and that they need to make peace with socialism.
KUALA LUMPUR - Recent calls for Malay parties from both sides of the aisle to unite and defend the majority community\'s rights are part of a plot to thwart veteran leader Anwar Ibrahim from becoming Malaysia\'s next prime minister, several sources have tol
President Trump on Thursday ripped Democratic presidential candidate Beto O\'Rourke over guns and religious liberty during a campaign rally in his home state of Texas.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House acknowledged that President Donald Trump\'s decision to hold up military aid to Ukraine was linked to his demand that Kyiv investigate the Democratic National...
Outgoing acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan announced on Thursday the restoration of previously frozen foreign aid to the Northern Triangle countries of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.
The acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney announced that the 2020 G7 summit will be held at President Donald Trump\'s resort in Doral, Florida. CNN\'s Anderson Cooper reacts to this announcement.
Former Defense Secretary James Mattis poked fun at himself and President Trump at the 74th annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner in New York City on Thursday night, a day after the president called Mattis “the world’s most overrated gener
At the 25th edition of the Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja last week, the governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, suggested that the senate of the Federal Republic be scrapped.
PM Modi shunned Opposition\'s claims on economy, accusing them of spreading \'negativity\' in a veiled attack, further asserting on $5 trillion target of the govt.
The latest proposals to amend the ABC Charter raise questions about media law reform. To be effective and sustainable, it needs to be strategic, not ad hoc and politicised.
Former Texas Rep. Beto O\'Rourke, one of the Democrats seeking to unseat President Trump in 2020, urged Republicans in Congress to envoke a clause of the Constitution that potentially would block President Trump from hosting the G-7 summit at a Trump res
Democrats don\'t want an establishment candidate in 2020 like former Vice President Joe Biden, editor-in-chief of Campus Reform Cabot Phillips said Friday.