You are in: Home » Politics
Sudan's top general sworn in as leader of new ruling body

Sudan's top general sworn in as leader of new ruling body Wed, 21 Aug, 2019

Sudan's top general was sworn in as the leader of a joint military-civilian body created to rule Sudan during a three-year transition period toward democratic elections.
Sudanese celebrate transition to civilian rule

Sudanese celebrate transition to civilian rule Sat, 17 Aug, 2019

Sudan was poised  to celebrate a historic deal between generals and protest leaders for a transition to civilian rule, which many hope will bring increased freedom and prosperity.
US, China step up war of words over Hong Kong

US, China step up war of words over Hong Kong Sat, 10 Aug, 2019

The United States and China have stepped up an increasingly harsh war of words over pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, as Beijing seeks to push its accusations that the mass demonstrations are being fueled by foreign powers.
Thousands join Moscow opposition rally after crackdown

Thousands join Moscow opposition rally after crackdown Sat, 10 Aug, 2019

Thousands of opposition supporters rallied in Moscow  after mass police detentions at recent protests that have been among the largest since President Vladimir Putin's return to the Kremlin in 2012.
Sudan generals, protest leaders agree on constitutional declaration

Sudan generals, protest leaders agree on constitutional declaration Sat, 03 Aug, 2019

Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders reached a "full agreement" on the constitutional declaration, the African Union said, paving the way for transitioning to civilian rule.
Sudan talks cancelled as army ruler condemns teenagers' killing

Sudan talks cancelled as army ruler condemns teenagers' killing Tue, 30 Jul, 2019

Sudanese protest leaders cancelled planned talks with the country's ruling generals as they visited a town where five teenaged protesters were shot dead.
Sudan's army chief among several arrested in new coup plot

Sudan's army chief among several arrested in new coup plot Wed, 24 Jul, 2019

Sudan's army chief was among several people arrested in a coup plot, the country's military said, shortly after reports emerged of at least a dozen high-ranking army officers and Islamists being taken into custody in the conspiracy.

Russian opposition leader Navalny jailed for 30 days, as police raid allies' homes

Russian opposition leader Navalny jailed for 30 days, as police raid allies' homes Wed, 24 Jul, 2019

Russian police raided the homes of several opposition politicians  soon after top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was sentenced to 30 days in jail, in an apparent bid by authorities to crush a new wave of protest.
British PM Johnson overhauls cabinet with Brexit hardliners

British PM Johnson overhauls cabinet with Brexit hardliners Wed, 24 Jul, 2019

New Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Brexit hardliners to top posts, replacing most of the cabinet after vowing to get a new divorce deal with the European Union or leave without one by October 31.
Boris Johnson elected next UK prime minister

Boris Johnson elected next UK prime minister Tue, 23 Jul, 2019

Boris Johnson won the race to become Britain's next prime minister, heading straight into a confrontation over Brexit with Brussels and parliament, as well as a tense diplomatic standoff with Iran.
Hundreds of militia fighters disarm in Central Africa peace plan

Hundreds of militia fighters disarm in Central Africa peace plan Wed, 17 Jul, 2019

 Hundreds of fighters from several militia groups in conflict-torn Central African Republic have laid down their weapons, the United Nations said, as the impoverished country struggles to end bloodshed among armed groups that control vast swathes of territory.
Sudan's military council, opposition coalition sign political accord

Sudan's military council, opposition coalition sign political accord Wed, 17 Jul, 2019

Sudan's ruling military council and an opposition alliance signed a political accord as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading the country to democracy following three decades of autocratic rule.

Sudan activists call for 'justice' for killed protesters Sun, 14 Jul, 2019

— Tens of thousands of Sudanese flooded the streets of the capital of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in, and a protest leader said a planned a meeting with the country's ruling generals to sign a power-sharing deal was postponed until Sunday.
Egyptian mediators arrive in Gaza to call for calm

Egyptian mediators arrive in Gaza to call for calm Fri, 12 Jul, 2019

Palestinian officials say an Egyptian delegation has arrived in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip to call for calm between Palestinian factions and Israel.
PM-elect Mitsotakis vows to make Greece 'proud' after vote triumph

PM-elect Mitsotakis vows to make Greece 'proud' after vote triumph Mon, 08 Jul, 2019

Greece's conservative prime minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis vowed that the country would "proudly" enter a post-bailout period of "jobs, security and growth" after winning a landslide victory in Sunday's general election.
Help us defend freedom of expression |Donate Now| Support Us

Video & Audio News

Donald Trump met with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

Donald Trump stepped onto North Korean soil in a historic first Sunday as he met Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un in a moment of high diplomatic drama o ...

British MPs reject Theresa May's Brexit deal

British MPs overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal for a second time on Tuesday, pitching Britain into the unknown just 17 d ...

Trump, Kim summit collapses amid failure to reach deal

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had walked away from a nuclear deal at a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un because of unacce ...

Indonesia tsunami hits Sunda Strait after Krakatoa eruption

A tsunami killed at least 222 people and injured hundreds on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra following an underwater landslide believed cau ...

Archive

Please choose a date from the date-picker on the right to get all the news of the date you like!
Note: Archived news are available only from '2007-01-01' onwards.
calendar

Features/Views/Analysis

France: Chaos or a New Social Compact?

At the end of the parade, a few dozen people release yellow balloons into the sky and distribute leaflets saying "The yellow vests are not dead."  ...

Sponsored Links

Air France