The U.S. Congress will insist on major changes to Colombia’s controversial peace deal with leftist rebels before approving funds committed by President Obama to support the process, according to senior congressional ...

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said that with the council approving the 11-chapter draft integrated GST law except one section. With the issue over division of the 10 million indirect tax assessee base between the ...

President Obama’s historic move to normalize relations with Cuba hasn’t slowed repression by the Castro regime, and the incoming Trump administration is likely to take a tougher stand on restricting tourism, ...

New Delhi: In a bid to check a parallel economy being run on old currency, the government today made holding, transfer and receiving of the demonetised note a criminal offence, punishable with a minimum fine of Rs ...

ZHENGZHOU, China — A vast, boxy customs center acts as a busy island of commerce deep in central China. Government officers race around wooden pallets piled high with boxes — counting, weighing, scanning and ...

SARAJEVO —  A Sarajevo police commander whose special forces fought to defend the Bosnian capital from Bosnian Serb attacks during the 1992-95 siege, was indicted on Thursday for war crimes against Serb prisoners ...

BOGOTA, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Colombia's Congress has unanimously approved an amnesty law that is part of a revised peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC rebel group. Colombia's House of ...

The ordinance named The Specified Bank Notes Cessation of Liabilities Ordinance to penalise holders of old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes will be presented to the President shortly and it will be effective from ...

A hidden bounty of benefits for Foxconn’s plant in Zhengzhou, the world’s biggest iPhone factory, is central to the production of Apple’s most profitable product.ZHENGZHOU, China — A vast, boxy customs center ...

Jerusalem’s city officials have decided to cancel a vote that would have looked into approving some 618 illegal settlements in the Israeli-occupied side of East Jerusalem. The vote would have been the first act of ...

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu instructed the Jerusalem municipality on Wednesday to wait on approving new housing units in a bid to avoid further strain in U.S.-Israeli relations, a local ...

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed on Friday a decree approving the expansion of Russian naval base's territory, a document published on the Kremlin website read. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian President Vladimir ...

Mumbai:  Congress lawmaker Ashok Chavan has approached the Bombay High Court challenging a decision of Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao granting sanction to CBI to prosecute him in the Adarsh housing society ...

Mumbai: Congress MP Ashok Chavan has approached the Bombay High Court, challenging a decision of Maharashtra Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao granting sanction to the CBI to prosecute him in the Adarsh housing society scam. ...

In 2016, crude exporter Mexico became a net oil importer from the United States for the first time as shipments of refined fuel heading south outnumber shipments of crude to the north, according to the U.S. Energy ...

The Madras High Court Bench here has quashed an order passed by Madurai Collector on January 12 rejecting the plea of a 95-year-old to grant freedom fighters pension to him and directed the official to serve the order ...

CALGARY — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Calgary today for the first time since approving two major pipeline projects and rejecting another. Trudeau will address the city’s business community over breakfast and ...

Donald Trump warned that Scotland’s economy would become a “third world wasteland” as a result of its commitment to renewable wind power, only to vow weeks later to act as the Scottish Government’s “greatest ...

Ukraine's parliament has approved a budget for 2017, raising its chances of securing more aid from the International Monetary Fund under a $17.5 billion loan package. The document approved by 274 to 226 on December 21 ...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, in British Columbia Tuesday for the first time since approving a new $6.8 billion Trans Mountain oil pipeline from Edmonton to Burnaby, said he respects the right of opponents to ...