South Africa's freshly-appointed president, Cyril Ramaphosa, today hailed "a new dawn" as he pledged to tackle corruption that his predecessor Jacob Zuma is accused of fostering.
US President Donald Trump today held up the indictment of 13 Russians — and no Americans — for meddling in the 2016 election as vindication that his campaign team did not collude with Moscow.
Thirteen Russian nationals and three Russian companies have been indicted for interfering in the 2016 US presidential election through social media propaganda.
The main increase came in the external debt contracted by issuing sovereign bonds and taking expensive commercial loans. In the first half, debt obligated by issuing Sukuk and Eurobonds increased by 52 percent to USD 7.3 billion.
German transport authorities will next week recall thousands more Daimler and Volkswagen vehicles, Der Spiegel magazine reported today, as the massive emissions cheating scandal that has engulfed the sector for more than two years shows no sign of going away.
Officials at OR Tambo International Airport near Johannesburg are reportedly working with the country's elite police force, the Hawks, to determine Ajay's whereabouts, The Citizen newspaper reported today.
The squad was sent off by ITBP Director General R K Pachnanda from the force headquarters here.
They are the first journalists to be convicted over the July 15, 2016, coup, which Turkey says was orchestrated by a network led by US-based Muslim cleric, Fethullah Gulen.
Beleaguered Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today said he has cancelled a planned visit to India due to the ongoing political crisis in his UNP party over its recent defeat in local polls.
Under an agreement, India is to invest USD 85 million for equipping the Chabahar port in southeastern Iran.
In a major policy shift, Pakistan will deploy troops in Saudi Arabia under an existing bilateral security cooperation agreement with its close ally which is involved in a civil war in neighbouring Yemen.
CPN-UML secured only 121 seats in the 275-member Parliament, which is short of minimum 50 per cent plus seats to garner majority support.
National security advisers of India and Canada met here this week, ahead of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's seven-day visit to India from tomorrow aimed at intensifying defence and counter-terror cooperation besides expanding trade and investment ties.
Born in Soweto, Johannesburg, Ramaphosa took the political plunge in his student days.
China's private investment continued rising in 2017 to USD 6 trillion, according to the data published by China's National Bureau of Statistics.
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In a major policy shift, Pakistan has decided to deploy troops in Saudi Arabia under bilateral security cooperation with the kingdom which is involved in the ongoing civil war in neighbouring Yemen.
Ratan Tata's office has denied the reports saying that the claims were "factually incorrect and appear to be motivated."
The satiation point for individuals in Australia and New Zealand is the highest in the world at USD 125,000 and similarly lowest for Sub-Saharan Africa at USD 40,000
The US will not allow China to "bully" or "coerce" nations in Asia, a senior Trump administration official has said, amidst Beijing flexing its muscles in the region.
WhatsApp has rolled out its payments feature. The popular messaging app now lets users in India send and receive money via UPI.
The RBA is loath to ease again as it fears lower interest rates would push households into a debt binge. Already the household debt to income ratio is at record highs.
Drilling for the new exploration well is scheduled to begin in October, part of BHP Billiton's obligations under the 35-year license contract it signed with the Mexican government.