Thailand's former prime minister Chuan Leekpai from the Democrat Party speaks to media during a press conference held at the TOT head office in Bangkok, Thailand, May 25, 2019. Chuan was elected as the speaker of the House of Representatives on Saturday. (Xinhua/Yang Zhou)Thailand's former prime minister Chuan Leekpai...
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived on Saturday in Baghdad on an official visit to discuss bilateral ties and regional situation, the Iraqi official television reported. Zarif is scheduled to hold meetings with top Iraqi leaders, including Iraqi President Barham Salih, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, and...
Regional aspirations and national ambitions will define India's development in the coming years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday after being elected as the leader of the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA). It paved the way for Modi's second consecutive term as the prime minister. He said...
An explosion was heard in the northwestern province of Idlib on Saturday, in what appeared to be caused by an explosive device, a war monitor reported.The bomb went off in the town of Sarmada in the northern countryside of Idlib near Turkey, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday evening and staked the claim to form his second consecutive union government. A tweet from the official Twitter of Indian president said, "A letter stating that Narendra Modi had been elected leader of the Bharatiya...
Ten people were injured overnight during a shooting at a bar in Trenton, eastern US state of New Jersey, authorities said Saturday. Five men and five women were transported to local hospitals, said Capt. Stephen Varn, a Trenton police spokesperson. One victim was critically wounded and taken into...
Indian President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday evening appointed Narendra Modi as the prime minister after receiving letters of support from the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA). "Exercising powers vested in him under Article 75 (1) of the Constitution of India, President Kovind today appointed Narendra Modi to...
The newly-elected Indian lawmakers from the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA), including the main ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), unanimously elected Narendra Modi as their leader on Saturday, thus paving the way for him to become prime minister once again. This will be Modi's second consecutive term as...
US President Donald Trump on Saturday met Japanese business leaders in Tokyo, the first of a series of events in his four-day state visit to Japan. Trump said in an address to the business leaders that through negotiations for a Japan-US trade agreement, he wants to make bilateral...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Saturday congratulated South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on his re-election and inauguration as that country's fifth president since the end of apartheid in 1994. Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Malanji, who represented Lungu at the inauguration ceremony and delivered the congratulatory message, said...
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