Saudi King chooses his son for the throne

There had always been speculations that MbS's rise to power under his father's reign might also accelerate his ascension to the throne. The Vision 2030 plan launched by the Prince a year ago seeks to end the country's dependence on oil, reform its finances and encourage private enterprise.

IS Claims Responsibility of Fatal Stabbing of Israeli Policewoman

IS Claims Responsibility of Fatal Stabbing of Israeli Policewoman

Islamic State's claim of responsibility was reported by the group's Amaq news agency on Friday. Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said the Daesh claim was an attempt to " muddy the waters ", adding that the attack was carried out by "two Palestinians from the PFLP and a third from Hamas".

What's in the Senate's new healthcare bill?

The 142-page Senate health care bill revealed Thursday was written in secret by 13 white men with little or no expertise on health care issues and no advice from doctors, hospitals or health economists, let alone from the public. Menendez said that the wealthiest Americans will get a tax cut under the Senate legislation, paid for by "taking health care away from those who need it most".

Will contest Prez poll based on ideology: Opposition

The former Bihar Governor and a Dalit leader Kovind was declared NDA's presidential pick on Monday by the BJP president Amit Shah. Kovind is widely expected to sail through the presidential election , although a contest is imminent as the opposition parties have fielded former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar as their nominee.

Cop injured in clashes, GJM claims 3 fatalities

The Bengal CM on her visit to the troubled state of Darjeeling on Monday saw GJM supporters welcoming her move by brandishing black flags and chanting slogans of "free Gorkhaland " against the "forceful" imposition of Bengali language in the schools.

Gorkhaland is not a solution for Darjeeling: GK Pillai

Gorkhaland is not a solution for Darjeeling: GK Pillai

The indefinite strike in the hills would continue as a protest against the police high-handedness and atrocities on the people of the hills, Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) Assistant Secretary Binay Tamang told IANS. Regarding the situation in Darjeeling, she said, " Duties have been evenly distributed to everybody. The next step of action for the revived movement of Gorkhaland will be discussed in the meeting.