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Putin, Macron agree on chances of Ukraine talks

Paris, Aug 20 (IANS) The presidents of France and Russia, Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin, agreed on Monday on the “Normandy…

US envoy in Seoul to discuss resuming Pyongyang talks

Seoul, Aug 20 (IANS) Stephen Biegun, the US representative for North Korea, on Tuesday arrived in Seoul where he will meet…

Undemocratic backstop must be scrapped: Johnson

London, Aug 20 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told the European Union (EU) that the backstop plan for the…

Pakistan to now raise Kashmir issue at ICJ

Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) After its diplomatic overdrive on Kashmir fetched it virtually no results, barring support from friend China, Pakistan…

Nancy Pelosi assails ‘weakness’ of Donald Trump, Benjamin Netanyahu

WASHINGTON (Rahnuma) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday the US-Israel relationship can withstand the “weakness” of President Donald Trump and Prime…

Emmanuel Macron, Vladimir Putin hold talks at Bregancon fort in southern France

BORMES-LES-MIMOSAS, France (Rahnuma): French President Emmanuel Macron held talks Monday with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at his Bregancon summer residence…

UK’s Johnson to visit European capitals seeking Brexit breakthrough

LONDON (Rahnuma): UK’s Boris Johnson will visit European capitals this week on his first overseas trip as prime minister, as…

Bolsonaro takes on Norway for whaling, but bungles it

OSLO (Rahnuma): Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday responded to Norway’s decision to halt its forest protection subsidies, taking to…

UN rights chief ‘troubled’ by new Sri Lanka army chief

GENEVA (Rahnuma): UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said Monday she is “deeply troubled” by Sri Lanka’s appointment of an accused…

Trump expresses optimism over US, Taliban talks

Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has expressed optimism over the talks between the Taliban and American negotiators as…
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