U.S. citizens having visas welcome to visit Iran - Foreign Minister Zarif

The U.S. and Iran have had no diplomatic relations since 1979 when militants stormed the U.S. embassy. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif early on Sunday wrote on his Twitter account that the US's decision to restrict arrivals from t... More..

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Nazi propaganda chief Goebbels' secretary dies at 106

But as the Great Depression hit Germany - leading to the rise of the Nazis - she became unemployed, before getting a job as a shorthand secretary for Jewish insurance broker Dr Hugo Goldberg. "Those people nowa...More..

Brussels bombing suspect charged over Paris attack
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Brussels bombing suspect charged over Paris attack

Brussels airport attack suspect Mohamed Abrini has been placed under formal investigation in France over the 2015 Paris terror attacks, his lawyers say. He is jailed in Belgium but was remanded to France for th...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Rahul Gandhi appears in Bhiwandi court

Tight security arrangements have been made inside the court premises. Leaving the court, Rahul Gandhi said he would keep fighting those "who are trying to wipe out Gandhiji's legacy". The Bombay High Court ha...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Iraq asks Trump administration to 'reconsider' travel ban

It's working out very nicely. One nearly wishes it was the administration's incompetence that caused the chaos and confusion that has ensued across the globe since Trump's order was released late in the day F...More..

Iran says will respond in kind to Donald Trump's 'insulting' ban
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Iran says will respond in kind to Donald Trump's 'insulting' ban

Donald Trump has suspended the issuing of visas to the nationals of seven predominantly Muslim countries for three months. "President Trump's cruel executive order on refugees undermines our core values and tra...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Google 'recalls staff to the US' after executive order

Satya Nadella , the CEO of Microsoft, initially reacted to the immigration ban via a post on LinkedIn . "We will continue to advocate on this important topic ". A new report now suggests that the ...More..

Trump Signs Order Denying Syrian Refugees - Unless Christian
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Trump Signs Order Denying Syrian Refugees - Unless Christian

The order says there are exemptions for certain visas. Untold thousands of people who have applied for visas - including translators and interpreters who have worked with US forces in Iraq - were left wonderi...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

TN Assembly condoles death of soldiers in JK avalanches

All the five Army soldiers who on January 28 got trapped under snow while returning to their post at Machil along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district succumbed to injuries on Mon...More..

BJP Alleges Former PM Manmohan Singh For Helping Mallya Get Loans
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

BJP Alleges Former PM Manmohan Singh For Helping Mallya Get Loans

Citing letters between Mallya and Singh, Patra alleged that Mallaya's airline was given a bailout package on Manmohan Singh's insistence. Additionally, besides auctioning of KFA aircraft, banks too have beg...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

MPs react to USA travel ban and Trump petition

British Prime Minister Theresa May shakes hands with U.S. President Donald Trump in The Oval Office at The White House on January 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. Downing Street said its position had not changed o...More..

At all-party meet, Centre urged to not advance budget session
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

At all-party meet, Centre urged to not advance budget session

While the government is hoping for a peaceful budget session, with around 24 new and pending bills on its agenda, the opposition parties have said that they will raise demonetisation issue again. The Congress l...More..

MPs Launch
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

MPs Launch "Fake News" Inquiry

As part of the inquiry by the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee, MPs will look at the impact fake news stories have had on specifics events, such as the European Union referendum. presidential election...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

American diplomats say Trump immigration order could hurt U.S.-Iraqi ties

Among other measures, the new legislation temporarily suspends the US' refugee resettlement programme, and bars even valid visa-holding citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Sudan and Yemen from enteri...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Trump immigration order to lock Australian dual citizens out of US

An Australian academic travelling to the United States for an engineering conference was being held in the same room, but unlike Mr Greenock she was told to turn around and get back on a plane home. Police main...More..

Trump to uphold refugee deal with Australia - Turnbull
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Trump to uphold refugee deal with Australia - Turnbull

Since 2013, Australia has refused to resettle any refugee who arrives by boat and instead pays Nauru and Papua New Guinea to house them. President Donald Trump has granted extensions to Canada and the United ...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

The petition to block Trump's United Kingdom visit has reached one million signatures

Almost 1 million people have signed the petition urging Britain to withdraw an invitation for US President Donald Trump to visit London . It calls on the government to prevent Mr. "The invitation for the s...More..

Trump pledges to prioritize Christians as he freezes US refugee program
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Trump pledges to prioritize Christians as he freezes US refugee program

Meanwhile, no visas will be issued for 30 days to travellers, whether would-be visitors or migrants, from seven mainly-Muslim countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Trump's order on refu...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Chile asks for intentional aid as wildfires continue to rage

Forest fires ravaging southern Chile have killed 11 people, President Michelle Bachelet said, as firefighters waged an all-out battle to extinguish the raging infernos. Aid from Mexico and Colombia is also expe...More..

Things To Know About The Rights of Refugees At US Borders
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Things To Know About The Rights of Refugees At US Borders

As a result, immigrants and refugees from these countries who were returning home to the United States were being detained at airports after this order was implemented and were unable to enter the country. Th...More..

France Wins Miss Universe, Making Her Home Country Proud
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

France Wins Miss Universe, Making Her Home Country Proud

She defeated 85 attractive women across the world and took the Miss Universe crown home. The last three ladies standing, Mittenaere, Miss Haiti Raquel Pelissier ( first runner-up ) and Miss Colombia Andrea...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Iran bans U.S. citizens in retaliation to Donald Trump move

The executive order also suspends the issuance of visas to people from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Yemen, Somalia, Sudan and Libya for 90 days. The seven countries are predominantly Muslim. In a statement, Iran's Fo...More..

Berlin Mayor Warns President Trump About Border Wall Plans
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Berlin Mayor Warns President Trump About Border Wall Plans

Berlin was divided from 1961 by a wall constructed by the Communist dictatorship in East Germany to stop its citizens from escaping to the West, becoming a potent symbol of Cold War oppression. "Wherever such b...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Muslim ban: Officials call for reciprocal measures

Iraq's Popular Mobilisation force also called for a ban, and for Americans already in the country to be expelled. An Iraqi government body approved the force a year ago. Our correspondent said Iraq's governme...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Indian politician announces reward for slapping Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Following the stir caused by the assault on noted director Sanjay Leela Bhansali over his upcoming Indian period drama "Padmavati", Senior Advocate of Supreme Court KTS Tulsi offered his support to the director...More..