Though Rahul Gandhi is missing as his Congress party leads the opposition's contest for the President of India, he is on top of it, said his partyman Jyotiraditya Scindia in an interview to NDTV. "You and I are both aware that he (Rahul) wasn't there in Delhi but, he is very much involved in the dialogue and selection process".
Saudi Arabia and its allies presented Qatar with a list of steep demands to end the crisis that has roiled the Gulf for almost three weeks, as diplomats predicted the tiny Gulf state would likely refuse to comply.
A 16-year-old has died after he was attacked, along with three other young men traveling with him, in what appears to be a hate crime - they were attacked by other passengers on a train in Haryana last night and then thrown off the train when it pulled into a station at Asavati, just 20 kilometres from Delhi.
Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar will call on US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to give final touches to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first meeting with President Donald Trump which the State Department said would strengthen bilateral ties in areas like counter-terrorism.
The woman at the centre of South Korea's corruption scandal, Choi Soon Sil, was handed a three year jail term for bribery Friday in the first of a string of criminal cases against a figure dubbed the 'female Rasputin'.
The likelihood that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed is close to 100 percent, Interfax news agency quoted the head of the defence committee in Russia's upper parliamentary house as saying today.
Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party or AAP has chosen a side in the Presidential election - it will back opposition candidate Meira Kumar, said sources. An announcement is expected tomorrow, said AAP sources.
Myanmar's military released 67 child soldiers on Friday, its first discharge this year as part of a slow process to end decades of forced recruitment of underage fighters that began under the former junta.
France's interior minister rejected calls from charities for a new migrant reception centre in the northern port of Calais, where hundreds who have fled war and poverty are again roaming the streets in search of food and shelter.
Theresa May said her offer to fellow EU leaders to guarantee the rights of their compatriots living in Britain after Brexit was "very fair and very serious" but her peers sounded sceptical, with Belgium's leader calling it "particularly vague".