International News

Xi joins the league of Mao and Deng

The Communist Party of China (CPC) bracketed its General Secretary, Xi Jinping with its star icons, Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 25th Oct 2017

Doctors’ participation in executions violates medical ethics: IMA

The participation of doctors in State executions — a hotly debated ethics issue across the world — has now been taken up by the Indian Medical Association (IMA).

posted by Jawwad Kazi 25th Oct 2017

France wants India to buy more Rafales.

French Defence Minister Florance Parley will be in New Delhi on an official visit during which she is likely to make a strong pitch to sell additional Rafale fighter jets.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 21st Oct 2017

U.S.-backed forces wrest Raqqa from IS

U.S.-backed forces took full control of Raqqa from the Islamic State group. It was the last jihadist holdouts in the de facto Syrian capital of the so called ‘caliphate.’

posted by Jawwad Kazi 18th Oct 2017

Rohingya crisis worse than Syria’s, says UN

The Rohingya refugee crisis is worse than the exodus from Syria, Director-General of the UN’s International Organisation for Migration (IOM), says.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 18th Oct 2017