US President Trump proposes overhauling immigration system to favour young, educated, English-speaking applicants instead of people with family ties to Americans, a plan that faces an uphill battle in Congress.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking to boost the popularity of the Bharatiya Janata Party by harping on national security issues and decades-old disputes with nuclear rival Pakistan. Will it help the party earn electoral dividends?
If Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party, the BJP, doesn't win the election, there are still no guarantees that society will be able to moderate itself.
Democrats will try to hold the US Attorney General William Barr in contempt over special counsel Robert Mueller's report. He is being accused of spinning the results of the investigation to President Donald Trump's benefit.
The casualty figures are far lower than those reported by watchdog groups. The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan says at least 1,185 civilians were killed during operations conducted by pro-government forces in 2018.
More than 127 million people are eligible to vote in this round of the seven-phase election held across 71 seats in nine states. The PM's coalition won more than 75 percent of the seats in the previous election in 2014.
The grand old party shows a vacillating leadership and seems unable to capitalise on right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party's failures in government.
The former chief minister of the country's most populous Uttar Pradesh state tells TRT World that the ruling BJP ‘has created a wall of hatred,’ which like-minded alliances must demolish.
At least 86 percent of eligible voters in the Kashmir valley abstained from voting, although in the southern Jammu belt, where Muslims and a sizeable Hindu population doesn't shy away from casting votes, a 70 percent turnout was recorded.
Indians are heading to the polls in the second phase of voting in the country's seven-stage general election. India-administered Kashmir is among the regions voting on Thursday. But as TRT World's Baba Umar reports, many are boycotting the vote.
TRT World spoke with students from two influential universities in New Delhi, asking them about their electoral choices and to rate the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government.
Donald Trump's move to designate Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist organisation is part of a larger campaign to isolate and weaken Iran while strengthening Israel's position in the region.
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