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‘India will find out’: Trump threatens

News Analysis | In characteristic style, the President of the United States, Donald Trump, has said in a news briefing that ‘India will soon find...

Cold War returns? Russia & China condemn American “Blackmail”

AFP | China and Russia denounced the use of "blackmail" Friday in thinly-veiled rebukes of President Donald Trump, highlighting the chasm between the US and...

Russia detains 6 prison guards over torture video

AFP | Russian investigators said Monday they had detained six prison guards over a video showing officers brutally beating an inmate which was leaked to...

Israel evacuates “White Helmets” from Syria as government forces continue to...

News Analysis | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has stated that Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) have carried out the evacuation of more than 400 “White...

Moscow suggests cooperation with US on return of Syrian refugees

AFP | Moscow has put forward plans to Washington to cooperate on the safe return of refugees to Syria, the Russian ministry of defense said...

Trump hails ties with UK despite Brexit criticism

AFP | US President Donald Trump on Friday played down his extraordinary attack on Britain's plans for Brexit, praising Prime Minister Theresa May and insisting...

Pompeo warns Russia: stay out of US ‘domestic matters’

AFP | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke by telephone to Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov for the first time on Wednesday and warned...

Russia beats US at its own game: France, Japan, and IMF...

News Analysis | Under the pretext of Salisbury Spy poisoning incident, the United States along with its European allies tried to bring down Russia, to...

China to host Iran leader amid nuclear deal upheaval

AFP | Iran's president will attend a summit with his Chinese and Russian counterparts next month, officials in Beijing said Monday, as they try to...

North Korea summit could still happen: Trump

AFP | One day after abruptly pulling the plug on a high-stakes summit with North Korea, US President Donald Trump said Friday the meeting with...

North Korea still open to US talks despite Trump summit cancellation

AFP | North Korea said Friday it was still willing to talk to the United States after President Donald Trump abruptly cancelled a summit between the...

Russia seeks mediator role between Israel and Iran

AFP | Following Israeli strikes on Iranian targets in Syria, Russia has positioned itself as a mediator between the Middle Eastern rivals as it has...

Iran FM heads to Brussels on final leg of nuclear deal...

AFP | Iran's foreign minister is due to land in Brussels later Tuesday on the final leg of a global tour rallying diplomatic support for...

What’s stopping two Italy parties from forming a government?

AFP | Italy's anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and the far-right League party are laboring to agree on a coalition government, with stark policy differences...

COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Forbes ‘75 most powerful people’

News Desk | Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, has been featured in Forbes this year’s list of  '75 Most Powerful Leaders...

Kremlin is monitoring the wealth of Russian Officials 

AFP | The Kremlin's annual list of Russian officials' earnings has provided an outline of the richest names in government, even as the true wealth...

Russia cements relations with Turkey as the development of Nuclear Power...

News Analysis | Russian President Vladimir Putin, along with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, officially inaugurated the development of first-ever nuclear power plant at Akkuyu,...

Spy expulsions damage Trump-Putin courtship

AFP | Donald Trump has ordered an unprecedented expulsion of Russian officials and warned the Kremlin needs to change, a setback for his courtship of...

Putin outsmarts rivals: Comes back to power stronger than ever

News Analysis  In what was always thought to be an obvious matter of fact, President of Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin has won the Presidential Election...

Rex Tillerson harshly criticizes Russia in order to rally NATO allies

M K Bhadrakumar | The remarks by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Russia, while speaking at the Woodrow Wilson Centre in Washington, DC...

In Washington, Trump’s line on Syria very influential

M K Bhadrakumar | Some of the confusion as to who sets the US policies on Syria may be clearing up. It seems Trump plays...

Rouhani declares the end of ISIS. What next now for Iran?

News Analysis | Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday announced the end of the Islamic State (ISIS), a brutal militant organization that proliferated in Iraq...

Iran’s snub to US has meaning for India

M K Bhadrakumar | Only Tehran could have punctured US President Donald Trump’s massive ego with just a delicate deflection by the wrist. It all...

Trump’s flattery won’t work with Xi Jinping

M K Bhadrakumar | The US President Donald Trump was the first world statesman to telephone his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping following the latter’s re-election to...

The most powerful man in the world | Vladimir Putin

The Power of Putin - Documentary 2017 | CNN Russian chess grandmaster Gary Kasparov, a harsh critic of Putin, has noted that the entire structure...

Russia: The new master of Middle East

M K Bhadrakumar | The remark Wednesday by the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Presidential envoy for the Middle East Mikhail Bogdanov offering Moscow’s mediation for a...

From Bismarck to Merkel: Why a new rising Germany is good...

M K Bhadrakumar |  The German Question has been at the very core of geopolitics in Europe at least since 1453, a poignant year in...

Putin promises Tehran of support if US-Iran nuclear deal is scrapped...

 M K Bhadrakumar | The unscheduled trip to Russia by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as the special envoy of President Hassan Rouhani and his...

Chaos of the Trump era is never-ending

M K Bhadrakumar | More vitriolic stuff is appearing in print pointing toward the US State Secretary Rex Tillerson leaving the ship. The National Interest carried...

Why Israel is flexing muscles at Hezbollah

M K Bhadrakumar | The Israeli armed forces began on Tuesday a massive fortnight-long military exercise, billed as the biggest in the past 19 years, simulating a war...

US-Russia ties are heading south

M K Bhadrakumar | The US-Russia diplomatic tit-for-tat escalated with the announcement in Washington on Thursday ordering the Russians to shut down their consulate in San Francisco as...

The Nuclear Crisis reaches a tipping point as Putin warns against...

News analysis | Russian President, Vladimir Putin has warned against the imposition of tougher sanctions and military pressure on Pyongyang as he feels that instead of...

Surge of Saudi nationalism hurts US interests

M K Bhadrakumar | Reading tea leaves in Saudi politics is hazardous. That makes Moscow’s jubilation over the appointment of Mohammed bin Salman as the...

Where trump might be vulnerable

Jacob G. Hornberger | It’s still not clear to me the particular crime for which special prosecutor Robert Mueller is investigating President Trump. Was it illegal...

Putin’s Russia on top yet again

M K Bhadrakumar | Russia and the United States could be hurtling toward a showdown following Moscow’s decision on Friday to retaliate, finally, against President Barack...

It is check and mate for Israel in Golan Heights

M K Bhadrakumar | Israel has suffered a big setback in the Syrian conflict with the deployment of Russian military police in the safe zone...

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