President Barack Obama stated in unambiguous terms that he would not stop the U.S. government’s surveillance programs that have come under fire both from national and international quarters.
In a desperate effort to instill some peace in rife-torn Syria, U.N. Arab League envoy Kofi Annan held talks with Bashar al-Assad this weekend, but appeared to be making little headway.
Norwegian energy company Statoil said last week it was forming a special operations division to handle emergency operations in response to a terrorist attack on a natural gas facility in Algeria.
Online hactivist group Anonymous intends to take the State of Union Address off the internet. The group intends to cut off the Capitol from the web during the President’s address. This agitation is because of the lack of attention given to the issues important to the group.
As Iran’s nuclear stand continues to baffle world political leaders, the Islamic nation reassures resolving the issue only if the west initiates lifting of the sanctions.
As Myanmar’s pro-democratic leader Aung San Suu Kyi witnesses sweeping success in the parliamentary by-elections, speculations beef up that the western nations might lift up the sanctions leveled against the nation during junta regime.
Amidst the Republican accusations that the President has not been tough enough on the America's foes, Obama's first ever visit to the Demilitarized Zone(DMZ) separating North and South Korea has been seen as an epitome of solidarity in U.S.-South Korean alliance.
Continuing human rights abuse and a reluctance to free political prisoners has led EU widen its scope of sanction on Belarus’s authoritarian regime.
The Korean peninsula is going up in fireworks literally, as the recent announcement by North Korea regarding the launching of their own satellite has lit controversies in the world political circles.
Any attack on Iran by Israeli or American forces will invite retaliation ‘on the same level’ and that the west is making a grave mistake by threatening Iran, the country's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said.