Washington, Feb 1: Neil Gorsuch, a federal appeals court judge, was today nominated to the US Supreme Court by President Donald Trump, making him the youngest nominee in 25 years who could shape the top court's conservative bent and tilt the balance on divisive issues such as gun-control and religious equality...... read more
Jerusalem, Feb 1 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi's much-anticipated visit to Israel could take place in mid-2017 in what would be the first such tour by an Indian Premier to the Jewish state, as the two countries mark 25 years of their diplomatic ties.
India's Ambassador to Israel Pavan Kapoor told news portal 'Ynet... read more
Tehran, Feb 1 : Defence Minister Hossein Dehghan confirmed today that Iran had tested a ballistic missile, but denied that was a breach of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.
"The action was in line with boosting Iran's defence power and is not in contradiction with the JCPOA (the nuclear deal) or Resolution 2231... read more
Beijing, Feb 2 : China has reportedly tested a new version of a missile that can carry up to 10 nuclear warheads, signalling a major shift in its nuclear capability as Beijing gears up for a possible military showdown with the US under Trump Presidency.
The flight test of the DF-5C missile was carried out last month using 10 multipl... read more
Washington, Feb 2: Rex Tillerson was today sworn in as new US Secretary of State after being confirmed by the Senate despite concerns over the veteran oil executive's close ties with Russian President Vladimir Putin...... read more
Washington/Canberra, Feb 2: The first phone call between Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has turned out to be a diplomatic disaster after the US President went public to describe an Obama-era agreement with Canberra to accept 1,250 refugees a "dumb deal...... read more
Washington, Feb 2 : Rex Tillerson was today sworn in as new US Secretary of State after being confirmed by the Senate despite concerns over the veteran oil executive's close ties with Russian President Vladimir Putin...... read more
Washington, Feb 3 : Less than two weeks into Donald Trump's presidency, a majority of Americans want Barack Obama back as President with a significant percentage of voters already thinking that the real estate tycoon-turned-politician should be removed from office, according to a new poll...... read more