Donald Trump’s xenophobia worsening climate of fear: Sikh-American

A Sikh-American councilman, who was called a “terrorist” on Twitter by a Donald Trump supporter, has said the Republican presidential candidate’s “xenophobic political rhetoric” has worsened the “climate of... Read more »

Death fell from the sky and the world was changed: Obama

Barack Obama on Friday paid tribute to the “silent cry” of the 140,000 people killed by the world’s first atomic bomb attack and sought to renew attention in his... Read more »

States must refrain from unilateral steps, G7 says in reference to China

Leaders of the group of G7 said they are concerned about the situation in the East and South China seas and urged states to refrain from unilateral measures in... Read more »

At times feel ashamed to call myself a peacekeeper: UN official

With UN peacekeepers facing growing allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation, a senior Indian diplomat, who is a top UN peacekeeping official, said he at times feels “ashamed” to... Read more »

US lawmakers push for strong defence ties with India

Apprehensive about the Chinese aggressive military buildup, the top US lawmakers cutting across party lines are pushing for building a strong defence relationship with India. The Senators during a... Read more »

UN chief urges dialogue with North Korea

Seoul, May 26 UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday urged a return to talks with North Korea, during a visit to South Korea that has fuelled speculation of... Read more »

Australia to examine more possible MH370 debris

Three new pieces of airplane debris believed to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 are set to be examined in Australia, the country’s transport minister announced on... Read more »

Drone attack ‘detrimental’ for ties with US, says Pakistan army chief

Pakistan’s military said on Wednesday the country’s army chief met with US ambassador David Hale to express Islamabad’s serious concerns over the drone strike that killed the former Taliban... Read more »