Canada welcomes refugees and immigrants banned by Trump

Prime minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, welcomed refugees and Muslim immigrants who were banned to enter the United States by President Donald Trump. “To...

Can Moon Jae-In become the next President of South Korea?

With the President Park impeached and currently waiting for trial at the Constitutional Court, the race for the Blue House has become an open...

Australian and East Timor treaty axed

CANBERRA - A controversial maritime border treaty which divides key oil and gas resources between Australia and East Timor is set to be axed,...

Yahya Jammeh calls ECOWAS deployment ‘an act of war’

BANJUL - The President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has lost the December 1, 2016 Gambia election to the opposition leader Adama Barrow. While he...

‘Hollyweed’ predicts California as next ‘Marijuana Capital’

On the first day of 2017, tourists and Los Angeles residents had the chance to witness an unusual, and perhaps hilarious, sight - late on the night...

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar bans workers going to Malaysia

The Myanmar Ministry of Immigration announced that permits would no longer be issued to its citizens seeking employment in Malaysia.  Myanmar's move to impose...

Democracy in trouble – voters need ‘clear signals’ from political leaders

Australians have become “disaffected with the political class” - as national election survey finds 40% distrust the nation’s democracy. The Australian National University’s (ANU) 2016...

Iran tries to develop nuclear-powered vessels

TEHRAN - After the US Congress extended its sanctions on Iran for 10 years in early December, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on December 13...

PM Mateo Renzi resigned and anti-establishment parties gain momentum

The Italian Prime Minister Mateo Renzi conceded defeat after the national referendum results were known last Sunday evening. In an emotional speech at his Rome-based...

Modi won TIME reader’s poll Person of the Year 2016

NEW DELHI - Donald Trump, the US President-elect took the title of TIME’s 2016 Person of the Year on December 7, while the online...