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PM Narendra Modi describes Nepal visit as 'historic'

PM Narendra Modi describes Nepal visit as 'historic'

By PTI KATHMANDU: Describing his two-day Nepal visit as “historic”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the talks with Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli were “productive” and his trip has added new vigour to India-Nepal ties. “My Nepal visit was historic. It gave me a great opportunity to connect with the wonderful people of […]

AP Explains: Unprecedented tension between Iran and Israel

AP Explains: Unprecedented tension between Iran and Israel

FILE – In this June 23, 2017 file photo, supporters of Iraqi Hezbollah brigades march on a representation of an Israeli flag with a portrait of late Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini and Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in Baghdad, Iraq. There may not be much Iran can do about President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from […]

A hero for defeating ISIS, Iraq's PM still has to woo voters

A hero for defeating ISIS, Iraq's PM still has to woo voters

With so many contenders this year, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi stands at the epicenter of the hotly contested election. And though he’s universally considered a hero for routing ISIS, his victory at the polls is far from certain. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘world/2017/07/09/iraqi-prime-minister-declares-mosul-liberated-nick-paton-walsh.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: […]

Iraq's Looming Election Has ISIS Spooked

Iraq's Looming Election Has ISIS Spooked

The Islamic State has issued a stern warning to any Sunni Muslims planning to taking part in Iraq’s upcoming general elections—don’t. On April 22, Abu al-Hassan al-Muhajir, the spokesman of ISIS, delivered a speech filled with lengthy Koranic verses and fiery religious rhetoric. He celebrated European and American “unbelievers being run over, stabbed, or killed […]

Coordinated Suicide Bomb Attacks in Kabul Kill at Least Four Police

Coordinated Suicide Bomb Attacks in Kabul Kill at Least Four Police

KABUL—Suicide bombers and gunmen carried out two coordinated attacks in Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least four police officers, wounding more than eight other people and occupying a commercial building in the well-fortified center of Afghanistan’s capital. The assaults took place more than 4 miles apart in the sprawling, congested city of some five million […]

US officials growing increasingly concerned Iran could attack Israel

US officials growing increasingly concerned Iran could attack Israel

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Hillary Clinton is sounding the alarm over China's efforts to covertly interfere with politics worldwide

Hillary Clinton is sounding the alarm over China's efforts to covertly interfere with politics worldwide

Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at Spark Arena on May 7, 2018 in Auckland, New Zealand. Hannah Peters/Getty Images In Auckland as part of a speaking tour, Hillary Clinton warned about China’s foreign-interference campaigns and urged the countries to take the issue “seriously.” “In Australia and here in New Zealand experts are sounding the alarm about […]

India rape: Second Jharkhand teenager set alight, police say

India rape: Second Jharkhand teenager set alight, police say

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Two recent cases of rape that made headlines have sparked massive outrage in India A 17-year-old girl in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand is in a critical condition after she was raped and then set on fire, police say. A local man has been arrested in connection with […]

Pakistan's Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal shot and injured

Pakistan's Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal shot and injured

“As he got out of a car, a young man shot him. The assailant has been apprehended,” Kishwar said. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has “strongly condemned” the attack on Mr. Ahsan Iqbal and has called for an immediate report on the incident from the Inspector General of Punjab Police, according to a statement from […]

Trump's comments about gun laws in Britain and France prompt anger and rebukes

Trump's comments about gun laws in Britain and France prompt anger and rebukes

President Trump is scheduled to visit Britain to meet Prime Minister Theresa May on July 13 for a long-delayed visit. Meanwhile, it was only last month he had warmly received French President Emmanuel Macron in Washington. But despite the outward appearance of warm ties with Britain and France, traditionally two of America’s strongest European allies, Trump […]