Symbolic Meeting Between Pakistan and India Prime Ministers

An unprecedented meeting between the leaders of Pakistan and India at new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s inauguration raises hopes for new progress in improving...

Indian Government Files Petition Against Supreme Court’s Homosexuality Verdict

Suryatapa Mukherjee, Correspondent (Politics)   NEW DELHI - The government on Friday filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking for its review on its December 11 judgment,...

US Legislators Reach Deal to Avert ‘Fiscal Cliff’

  Barney Willis, Editor (North America)   WASHINGTON – After months of negotiations, Republicans and Democrats have finally reached a deal to mitigate the impact of automatic spending...

A party at breaking point: Republicans cut funding and denounce their blowhard nominee

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following the primary campaign, many Republicans nervous about their candidate for President were reassuring themselves that their nominee would adopt a...

First Female Muslim Minister Resigns Over UK Policy in Gaza

Sayeeda Warsi resigns from her position in protest, saying that her personal values no longer coincide with the current government's policy in Gaza LONDON - Branding UK's...

Venezuela leader Maduro will combat “US interference”

The head of state in Venezuela has asked for outstanding decree powers Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has asked the parliament for decree powers. The government-controlled...

Spanish Majority Wants Referendum on Monarchy

A recent poll suggests that a large proportion of the Spanish population desire a referendum on the monarchy, while the prime minister is against it MADRID – Almost...

World’s Largest Election Begins in Earnest in India

 Concerns with corruption and slow economic growth were the main background to Thursday’s elections, where more than 110 million took to the polls. The first...

The Scottish Independence Debate Not Worth Having With So Much Undecided

Mark Green, Correspondent (Politics)   EDINBURGH - With the referendum on Scottish independence now just under a year away, the debate between both sides of the argument...

Cuban Doctors may be Key Point in 2014 Brazilian Presidential campaign

Felipe Maciel Correspondent (Politics)   The arrival of thousands of Cuban doctors to work in the poorest regions of Brazil brought about a range of different reactions:...