The RBI on Thursday intervened to steady the rupee as it plunged by 30 paise to hit all-time low of 68.86 on Thursday due to broad strength in the US dollar, capital outflows from emerging markets, and worries about the demonetisation drive+ .
Indian petrol stations were swamped yesterday with people keen to spend their 500-rupee (S$10.50) and 1,000-rupee bank- notes, as they reacted to an unexpected government move to scrap the use of these notes.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on the National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) to develop itself into an art venue that enjoys worldwide prestige.Xi, who is also g
Slovakia's Prime Minister Eduard Heger said on Sunday he had asked the president to relieve him of his duties, after ministers' resignations weakened his cabinet that i
Sen. Dianne Feinstein returned to her seat on the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, aiding in advancing President Joe Biden's stalled judicial nominees as questio
Negotiators for Democratic President Joe Biden and top congressional Republican Kevin McCarthy held what both sides called productive talks on Wednesday to try to reach
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was declared the winner of the presidential election on Sunday, sending him to another five years in office.According to initial
The Sudanese Army and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) on Monday agreed to a five-day extension of a ceasefire agreement they signed on May 20 after negotiations in the S
Author: Prof. Engr. Zamir Ahmed Awan, Founding Chair GSRRA, Sinologist (ex-Diplomat), Editor, Analyst, and Non-Resident Fellow of CCG (Center for China and Globalizatio
A senior Chinese diplomat on Wednesday called for efforts to strive for a comprehensive cease-fire so as to create a favorable environment for the political process in
On Saturday, gathering at the Senda Park in central Hiroshima, Japan, people from the U.S., the Philippines and South Korea joined local demonstrators and held banners
President Tayyip Erdogan led in the first round of Türkiye's most pivotal election in decades on Monday, but failed to secure the 50 percent threshold needed to avoid a
Energy ministers from nine European Union (EU) countries agreed on Thursday to turn the Mediterranean region into a green energy hub.At their meeting in Valletta, the c
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad cemented his return to the Arab League (AL) Tuesday when leading Middle Eastern power Saudi Arabia, which long supported Syria's oppos
Chinese Vice Premier Ding Xuexiang on Saturday called for solid efforts to strengthen the country's brand building, as China has rolled out a series of measures on bran
Chinese Premier Li Qiang, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, has urged efforts to boost
This year marks the 72nd anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Pakistan and China, as well as the first China-Pakistan Year of Tourism Exchange.
Türkiye is heading toward a likely runoff presidential election as neither candidate looks set to surpass the 50-percent threshold of the votes needed to win outright,
The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced in a recent report that global tourism, in terms of tourist arrival numbers, has rebounded to 80 percent
Former President Donald Trump's town hall on CNN Wednesday featured no shortage of theatrics, from calling moderator Kaitlin Collins "nasty" to sparking laughs from a s
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