Afghanistan’s presidential election: Ashraf Ghani named Afghan election winner. His opponent claims victory, too

Afghanistan election results: Abdullah and several other candidates have disputed roughly 300,000 votes from a low turnout of about 1.8 million. President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday was declared the winner of Afghanistan’s presidential vote after months of delayed results and bitter dispute. But the announcement…

British MP Debbie Abrahams’s Visa Revoked for Indulging in Activities ‘Against National Interest’, Say Govt Sources

Debbie Abrahams, who has been critical of the government’s Article 370 move, was denied entry when she landed at the Delhi airport on Monday and then deported to Dubai. The visa of British MP Debbie Abrahams was revoked because of her activities that “went against…

India rejects U.N. chief Antonio Guterres’ offer to mediate on Kashmir issue

UN chief Antonio Guterres said he was “deeply concerned” over the situation in Kashmir and tensions along the Line of Control The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Sunday rejected an offer of mediation proposed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Kashmir, saying the focus…

US ready to meet India’s energy demand; trade talks continue: White House

Ahead of Donald Trump’s visit On February 24, the two countries are eyeing to finalise a raft of mega defence deals including procurement of a batch of military helicopters by Indian Navy from American defence major Lockheed Martin at a cost of USD 2.6 billion….

Narayana Murthy’s son-in-law Rishi Sunak named new finance minister of UK

Rishi Sunak, Infosys founder Narayana Murthy’s son-in-law, has been appointed Britain’s new finance minister. His appointment came after Sajid Javid’s resignation as Chancellor of Exchequer. Rishi Sunak has been named UK finance minister after the surprise resignation of Sajid Javid as Chancellor of the Exchequer….

United Nations Chief Antonio Guterres To Visit Kartarpur Gurdwara during Pakistan tour

The Kartarpur Corridor, which links Dera Baba Sahib in Gurdaspur in India and Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan, was opened on November 9. UN Chief Antonio Guterres will visit the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, the final resting place of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev, in Kartarpur…

Israel: Benjamin Netanyahu wins landslide victory in Israeli ruling party leadership vote

With all votes counted, Likud announced early Friday that Netanyahu had secured 72.5 percent, with Saar winning 27.5 percent. Embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared a “huge” victory Friday, after winning a leadership primary that ensures he will lead his right-wing Likud party into…