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FARC rebels have begun a unilateral ceasefire in Colombia, the latest attempt to bring peace to the country after a half-century of hostilities. The truce came into effect late on Monday, just hours after the Marxist fighters freed a captive soldier in an apparent goodwill gesture before they started observing the ceasefire. 179 more words
North Korea has said it has “no interest at all” in an Iran-like dialogue with the US over giving up its nuclear capabilities. The country’s foreign ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that its nuclear programme was an “essential deterrence” against the “provocative” US foreign policy towards North Korea. 216 more words
Iceland and Lithuania have confirmed they will be sending an artist to Stockholm next year !
Within the last 2 days both RUV and LRT, the Icelandic and Lithuanian broadcasters, announced they will be coming to the Swedish capital. 42 more words
We’ve all been there – that one country concert or festival where you took fun to a new level. While the night may have been amazing, the next morning can be a real struggle. 264 more words
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet his Pakistani counterpart, Nawaz Sharif, on the sidelines of a summit in Russia this week.
Sources have confirmed to NDTV that the two leaders will meet in the Russian city of Ufa, on the sidelines of a summit of the Shanghai Coperation organisation. 117 more words