Gates prodded to drop Modi

CAMBRIDGE, SEPTEMBER 14: A group of South Asian Americans has asked the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to drop its plan to give an award to Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month, saying the move is inconsistent with the…

UK ex-PM David Cameron breaks his silence on Brexit, says 2016 referendum left him ‘depressed’

NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 14: Former British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday finally broke his silence on Brexit, saying that the result of the 2016 referendum left him depressed. The former Conservative Party leader walked away from 10 Drowning Street…

Greta Thunberg addresses gathering outside White House

NEW DELHI, SPTEMBER 14: Greta Thunberg, the 16- years- old Swedish climate activist on Friday addressed a gathering outside the White House and said that the movement will not relent in its demands for action. During a public gathering, while…

Closely monitoring Kashmir; want India, Pak to find ‘lasting solution’ on matter: UK PM

NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 14: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that the UK is monitoring the situation in Kashmir closely and wants India and Pakistan to find a “lasting political solution to the situation in Kashmir, in accordance with…

ECB acts to head off recession threat

FRANKFURT, SEPTEMBER 13: The European Central Bank took steps on Thursday to stimulate the eurozone economy, moving to head off a downturn before the problem gathers momentum. In a bid to increase lending, the bank increased the de facto penalty…

Bahamas tackles massive clean-up after Dorian, 1,300 missing

HIGH ROCK, BAHAMAS, September 13: Pastor Jeremiah Saunders stood in the golden afternoon sun and barely blinked as he debated what to pick out from the ruins of the church he built 22 years ago in the seaside village of…

US Supreme Court allows broad enforcement of asylum limits

WASHINGTON, SEPTEMBER 12: The US Supreme Court is allowing nationwide enforcement of a new Trump administration rule that prevents most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the United States. The Justices’ order late on Wednesday temporarily undoes a lower…

US lawmakers seek immediate end of communication blackout in Kashmir

WASHINGTON, SEPTEMBER 12: Two US lawmakers have expressed concerns over the human rights situation in Kashmir and urged Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to press India to immediately end the communication blockade and release those who have been detained. In…

UK House may have to be recalled

LONDON, SEPTEMBER 12: Boris Johnson received the mother of all shocks on Wednesday morning when Scotland’s highest court ruled that the Prime Minister’s unprecedented decision to prorogue parliament for 5 weeks is illegal. There were gasps in Court as Boris’s…

Mugabe’s body heads back to a divided Zimbabwe for burial

SINGAPORE, SEPTEMBER 11: The body of Zimbabwe’s ex-President Robert Mugabe was flown out of Singapore on Wednesday following his death last week, his nephew said, heading home for burial in a country bitterly divided by the hero-turned-despot’s legacy. Mugabe, a…