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  • Spain: Right wing coalition is set to rule Andalusia

    In Spain, a right wing coalition is set to rule country’s most populous region, Andalusia. The conservative Popular Party will rule the region along with the centre-right Citizens Party. Vox, an anti-immigrant party which won seats in Andalusia last year, will not be part of the new government, but has agreed to support the coalition. […]

    Congo: Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi wins presidential election

    In Congo, opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi has won the long-delayed presidential election. The electoral commission announced today that Tshisekedi has won with 38.57 percent of more than 18 million ballots cast. Martin Fayulu, another opposition candidate, has rejected the outcome of the December 30 poll, calling it an electoral coup. If Tshisekedi’s victory is confirmed […]

    US President Trump walks out of meeting with top Democratic leaders

    US President Donald Trump walked out of a meeting with top Democratic leaders yesterday after they refused to allocate 5.7 billion US dollars for the US-Mexico border wall plan. Trump ended talks after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Senator Chuck Schumer stuck by their refusal to fund the wall. In a tweet, […]

    US-China talks to resolve trade war concludes in Beijing on positive note

    The extended US-China talks to resolve the trade war between the two greatest economy concluded in Beijing on a positive note on Wednesday.  A American official described the dialogue as good one for the US. After the talks concluded, Ted McKinney, US Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs said the discussions went just […]

    British PM Theresa May suffers another setback on Brexit

    Prime Minister Theresa May has suffered another setback as British MPs on Wednesday voted in favour of a three-day period to present next steps on Brexit if her deal is rejected. The government was expecting to have at least 21 days to come up with a plan B for Brexit. The government lost by 11 […]

    EU criticizes Trump’s approach to trans-Atlantic relations

    European Union’s delegation for US relations has criticized US President Donald Trump’s approach to trans-Atlantic relations, warning that the divisions it creates will only embolden global rivals. In a letter sent to members of the US Congress on Wednesday, the delegation said that the EU and US should stand together to face shared challenges from […]

    Belgian man taken into custody for Paris attacks

    A Belgian man has been taken into custody as part of the investigation into the 2015 Paris attacks. Local media reported the man has been charged with being involved in the acquisition of the Kalashnikov assault rifles used in the attacks. Belgian federal prosecutors today said that the person, identified as Mohamed  E. was detained […]

    China may further fortify its man-made islands in South China Sea

    China on Wednesday said it may further fortify its man-made islands in the South China Sea depending on threats faced by the outposts. A Chinese naval official today said that China has the legal right to take whatever measures it deems appropriate on the islands in the South China Sea. China claims the sea in […]

    Pakistan captures 15 fishermen off Gujarat coast

    Pakistan Marine Security Agency (PMSA) has captured 3 Indian boats with at least 15 fishermen from the Arabian Sea off Gujarat coast. According to sources, Indian fishermen had been captured with their boats from the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) off the Jakhau coast of Kutch last night. National Fish Workers Forum Secretary Manish Lodhari […]

    US Secretary of State arrives in Baghdad to meet PM

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Wednesday arrived in Baghdad on a surprise visit to meet Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi. Local media said Pompeo also met other Iraqi officials, including the speaker of parliament Muhammad Al Halbusi. The US Secretary of State’s visit to Baghdad is part of his West Asia tour. Mr. Pompeo […]