Israelis vote for Parliament, Benjamin Netayahu's fate in balance
Mar 17, 2015 at 16:29 | Source:
Jerusalem: Israelis began voting on Tuesday in a general election following a high-pitched campaign that has turned into a referendum on the six-year rule of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seeking a record fourth term.Voters started to line up in ...
Defamation case: Kejriwal, Sisodia to appear in court on Tuesday
Mar 16, 2015 at 20:59 | Source:
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and two other AAP leaders including Deputy CM Manish Sisodia are likely to appear on Tuesdayin a Delhi court which is scheduled to pronounce its order on the issue of framing of charges against them in ...
AAP crisis deepens with explosive Yadav-Bhushan letter, Kejriwal in dock
Mar 11, 2015 at 20:45 | Source:
The crisis within the Aam Aadmi Party worsenedon Wednesday asleaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan released a letter on Yadav's Facebook pageexplaining to volunteers the allegations that have been levelled against them.On Tuesday, senior member...
How do Singapore's poor families get by?
Mar 03, 2015 at 17:12 | Source:
Nurhaida Binte Jantan is making dinner. She is roasting otah-otah, a Malay dish of fish paste wrapped in banana leaves, over a portable stove. She is a 29-year-old unemployed single mother with six children from five to 13 years old. She lives in a t...
BJP-PDP alliance in J&K is a watershed moment in Indian politics
Feb 27, 2015 at 22:47 | Source:
Mufti Mohammed Sayeed could not have been more candid than when he said a BJP-PDP government in Jammu & Kashmir was like the coming together of the North Pole and South Pole. 1 March will thus be a watershed moment in contemporary Indian poli...
Greek bailout: Eurozone pressure remains despite deal
Feb 25, 2015 at 03:26 | Source:
It's hardly a ringing endorsement. Following weeks of negotiations and meetings and increasingly short tempers, the Eurogroup has finally approved the Greek reform plan with a degree of enthusiasm that looks suspiciously like a damp squib. After...
Ivory Coast's former first lady rejects charges over election violence
Feb 24, 2015 at 02:31 | Source:
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Simone Gbagbo, Ivory Coast's former first lady, on Monday rejected charges of rebellion and xenophobia, in her first public statements at a trial over her role in a conflict that erupted after a contested 2010 election.Gbagbo is w...