Sudan’s main opposition party leader Sadiq al-Mahdi on Saturday called on President Omar al-Bashir to step down and sit with the opposition to agree on details of a transitional process to end the nation’s crisis, a statement from his party said.
The ideological moorings of leaders in Sri Lanka, as they struggle for power, are as important as the strategic stakes of China and India in the Indian Ocean island state, writes PS Suryanarayana.
The hazardous smog that has blanketed Bangkok and other cities in the past week should have prompted the government and state agencies to respond with effective crisis-management and integrated long-term plans to tackle the root causes of the problem.
Iran says it fully supports the UN’s mission to pursue a political solution in Yemen.
Sri Lankan President assures that the political crisis would be solved in seven days.
Leaders of the world’s top economies have agreed on a joint statement after marathon talks and staunch resistance from the United States. The G20 has long been in trouble.
The Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka has dismissed allegations by a local legislator.
A political crisis in Sri Lanka took a deadly turn, with one person killed and two injured.
The World Trade Organization is scrambling to develop a plan for the biggest reform.
Venezuela decrees that private banks are allowed to sell dollars.
More than 200 Venezuelans crossed the border illegally into Ecuador on Tuesday.
Greece has successfully exited its final bailout programme, aimed to help it cope with the continued fallout from a debt crisis.
Turkey’s currency continues to tumble amid escalating US pressure on Ankara. On Sunday, Finance Minister Berat Albayrak assured Turks that the government was preparing a plan of action to respond to the crisis.
President Tayyip Erdogan denies that Turkey is in a currency crisis.
The biggest challenge faced by Pakistan’s new government is in the form of an economic crisis.
Over two in five Brazilian adults had some type of debt during the first half of this year.
US House of Representatives passes bipartisan legislation that would ease bank rules.
A hostage crisis at a high-security jail in Indonesia ends.
A former deputy PM appeals to the CPP and the dissolved CNRP party to negotiate.
All United Nations member countries have committed themselves to eradicate hunger and malnutrition in all its forms by 2030.
PM Hun Sen reaffirms that no political crisis existed and the upcoming election would take place as scheduled.
The prospect of quitting the EU has hurt sentiment in Britain’s finance industry.