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Mary Simon sworn in as Canada’s 30th Governor General

Ottawa, July 27 (IANS) Mary Simon has been sworn in as Canada’s 30th Governor General, becoming the first-ever indigenous person to…

US to end combat mission in Iraq by end of year

Washington, July 27 (IANS) US President Joe Biden said on Monday that American forces in Iraq will end the combat mission…

Chinese FM, US Deputy State Secy discuss responsible management of ties

Beijing, July 27 (IANS) In a first face-to-face meeting, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and visiting US Deputy Secretary of State…

Tunisia tightens security after sacking of PM

Tunis, July 27 (IANS) Tunisian security and military units were deployed to protect the government headquarters in the capital Tunis in…

Najib Mikati named Lebanon’s new PM

Beirut, July 27 (IANS) Najib Mikati was named as Lebanon’s new Prime Minister with 72 votes in parliament following months of…

Vatican Cardinal to go on trial for fraud

Vatican City, July 27 (IANS) A Vatican Cardinal, who was once a close adviser to Pope Francis, will face a trial…

Tibetan President thanks US for flagging China’s abuses

Dharamsala, July 27 (IANS) The President of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), Penpa Tsering, said on Tuesday that he is encouraged…

Japan govt drops appeal against ‘black rain’ ruling

Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said that his government has decided to give an appeal against a…

Biden reaffirms support for Afghanistan

Washington, July 24 (IANS) During a phone call with his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani, US President Joe Biden reaffirmed Washington’s support…

Quad partnership ‘sets the tone’ for Blinken India visit: US State Dept

New York, July 24 (IANS) The US government is pointing to the first leader level Quad summit earlier this year to…
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