India’s Dalveer Bhandari re-elected to world court as Britain bows to UN majority

By Arul Louis United Nations, Nov 21 : Judge Dalveer Bhandari was re-elected to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday as the General Assembly rallied behind him in a show of strength that made Britain bow to the majority and withdraw its candidate Christopher Greenwood. “I am grateful to all the nations who […]

Qatar to simplify residency procedures of expat workers

Doha, Nov 21 : Qatar has made the residency procedures easier for expatriate workers by allowing them to complete the procedures at their home countries, a media report said. A new agreement had been signed between the Qatari Interior Ministry and a Singapore-based company for completing all of the Qatari residence procedures of expatriate workers […]

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe faces impeachment after military takeover

By MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE, Nov 21 : Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe faces the start of impeachment proceedings on Tuesday that could see him ousted within the week, against the backdrop of a military takeover dubbed “Operation Restore Legacy”. The ruling ZANU-PF party plans to bring the impeachment motion in parliament, after a Monday noon deadline […]

Mexico’s leftist presidential front-runner urges NAFTA talks suspension

By Frank Jack Daniel MEXICO CITY, Nov 21 : Mexico’s leftist presidential hopeful Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador vowed on Monday to boost infrastructure spending but guard economic stability, while reiterating calls for ongoing NAFTA talks to be put off until after next year’s election. Lopez Obrador, the front-runner in most polls ahead of the July […]

Hezbollah to withdraw from Iraq after IS defeat

Beirut, Nov 21 : The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah has said that the group will withdraw its fighters from Iraq once the Islamic State terror organisation has been completely eradicated. IS has already lost practically all the territory it conquered in Iraq and in Syria, though it retains a presence in both countries, Efe news […]