Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah failed to get an appointment with Prime Minister on Thursday to flag concerns about pending issues of the state, prompting Congress to wonder whether Narendra Modi do so with the chief ministers of Goa and Maharashtra.
In a rare gesture, the Kuwait government has stated it would not imprison or penalise over 24,000 illegal Indian workers if they report to the Interior Ministry for deportation or transfer of job visas.
E-cigarette use is exploding among young people and is now "a major public health concern," the US Surgeon General warned Thursday, sparking disagreement from experts in Britain where the devices are seen more favorably.
Brazilian President Michel Temer plans to call US President-elect Donald Trump next week as Brazil looks for business opportunities that could open up if Trump follows through on campaign promises to rewrite a trade deal with Mexico.
President-elect Donald Trump is receiving an average of one presidential intelligence briefing a week, according to US officials familiar with the matter, far fewer than most of his recent predecessors.
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A strong 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands on Friday. A tsunami warning issued for a wide swathe of the South Pacific was later lifted. There were no immediate reports of casualties or excessive damage.
John Glenn, who became one of the 20th century's greatest explorers as the first American to orbit Earth and later as the world's oldest astronaut, in addition to a long career as a US senator, died on Thursday at age of 95.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye, engulfed in an influence-peddling scandal, faces a historic impeachment vote in parliament on Friday that could see her become the country's first democratically elected leader to be ousted from office.
President-elect Donald Trump will name fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the US Department of Labor, according to a source familiar with the matter, in an appointment likely to antagonize organised labour.