Everything you need to know about Republic Veng: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Republic Veng: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Beijing, May 20 (Xinhua-ANI): The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired another short-range missile between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. local time after launching a missile on Monday morning, Yonhap News Agency reported.
Beijing, May 20 (Xinhua-ANI): The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said Monday that the country' s missiles launch is only part of normal military training for self-defense, the official news agency KCNA reported.
Shanghai, May 19 (IANS/CMC) World and Olympic champion Kirani James powered to victory against his main rivals from London 2012 Olympics in the 400 metres at Shanghai's Diamond League meet.
Beijing, May 18 (Xinhua-ANI): The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Saturday launched three short-range guided missiles into the Sea of Japan, Yonhap News Agency reported, citing South Korea's defense ministry.
Paris, May 18 (IANS) Top seed and defending champion Ding Ning led five Chinese to the quarterfinals of the women's singles event at the World Table Tennis Championships here.
Beijing, May 18 (Xinhua-ANI): China's Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai on Friday urged Washington to remain "truly neutral" on the Sino-Japanese territorial dispute in East China Sea by honoring its promise to "take no side."
Beijing, May 18 (Xinhua-ANI): President Barack Obama intends to nominate Army Lt. Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti to succeed Army Gen. James Thurman as the commander of the U.S. Forces in Korea, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced on Friday at a Pentagon press conference.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Angelina Jolie, who revealed on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy and reconstruction in February, was determined to keep her family's lives as normal as possible during her difficult phase.
United Nations, May 17 (IANS) An Indian police unit in the Democratic Republic of Congo has received the United Nations Peacekeeping Medal.
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Minister for Women and Child Development Krishna Tirath on Thursday signed the fifth India Brazil South Africa (IBSA) women's forum resolution here.
San Juan, May 16 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rico's ex-Miss Universe Denise Quiñones announced her return as a singer with performances May 30-31.
Los Angeles, May 16 (IANS) Actor Ben Affleck has reportedly designed a shoe range and its sale will benefit his charitable organisation - the Eastern Congo initiative.
Sydney, May 15 (ANI): New Czech Republic President Milos Zeman has insisted he was not drunk when he stumbled, tripped and slurred his way through an official event.
New York, May 15 (ANI): France has rated itself as most arrogant among eight European Union nations in a new survey.
Melbourne, May 12 (Xinhua-ANI): The statistics released by the 14th Save the Children's State of the World's Mothers report showed that Australia has reached the top 10 best countries to be a mother around the world this year, local media reported on Sunday.
Moscow, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Suspected ivory poachers have slaughtered 26 elephants in the Dzanga Bai reserve in the Central African Republic, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) said.
New York, May 10 (IANS) An international gang of cyber thieves, accused of stealing $45 million from banks around the globe in "a massive 21st-century bank heist", infiltrated an unnamed Indian card-processing company in one of their operations, according to a media report.
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) A Pakistani UN peacekeeper was killed while performing his duties in the strife-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Pakistani foreign ministry said Thursday.
Lima (Peru), May 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Artem Okulov took gold in the 85 kg category at the junior weightlifting World Championship, bringing Russia's medal count to three.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Four envoys presented their credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan here today.
Durban, May 8 (IANS) South African gold-mining company AngloGold Ashanti has appointed Indian-origin Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan as it new chief executive officer with immediate effect.
Helsinki, May 8 (IANS) Finland is considered to be the country where mothers enjoy the best conditions in the world, according to a worldwide report.
Los Angeles, May 6 (IANS) Actress Zoe Saldana suffered from attention deficit disorder (ADD) when she was a teenager, but ballet lessons helped her conquer the symptoms.
Los Angeles, May 5 (IANS) Actress Zoe Saldana is not over her father's death and says whenever she hears the word "daddy", it is like a knife to her heart.
Tehran, May 4 (ANI): India and Iran has expressed deep concern over the continuing and unabated violence in Syria and called upon all sides to abjure violence and resolve all issues peacefully through discussions taking into account the aspirations of people of Syria.
Gaborone (Bostwana), May 4 (IANS) Botswana national football team coach Stanley Tshosane has announced a provisional squad in preparation for a friendly against former African champions Egypt June 4.
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Co-host Finland?s world ice hockey championship campaign got off to a stuttering start with a 4-3 overtime win against Germany.
Grove (England), May 2 (IANS) Williams Formula 1 team has signed an agreement with Kazakh investment firm TAK Group that will see the Kazakhstan capital, Astana, promoted as part of the arrangement.
Pyongyang, May 2 (Xinhua-ANI): A U.S. citizen was sentenced 15 years of compulsory labor by the Supreme Court of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Tuesday, the official KCNA news agency said Thursday.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A new study has shown that green tea extract in tandem with an additional compound could be effective for body weight control and type 2 diabetes.
Moscow, April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian linesman has been banned for life for punching and kicking an 18-year-old player at a football game in Chechnya, an official told R-Sport Monday.
Beijing, Apr. 29 (Xinhua-ANI): Italy's new cabinet, lead by Prime Minister Enrico Letta, was sworn in on Sunday, starting their task for breaking the impasse the country had been locked for months.
Beijing, Apr. 29 (Xinhua-ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe started his Russia visit among a four-nation trip in an effort to revive long-stalled territorial talks with Russia, promote mutual trust and enhance the two countries'cooperation in all areas, especially in economy.
Rome, April 28 (IANS) Two police officials and a pregnant woman passer-by were injured when an "insane man dressed in a suit" fired several shots during the swearing-in ceremony of Italy's newly-appointed government in Rome Sunday.
The 46-year-old's candidacy was backed by the centre-left Democratic Party, of which he is a prominent member, and the centre-right People of Freedom to which he is linked by family ties, Xinhua reported.
Budapest, April 28 (IANS) Judokas from France claimed two titles at the 2013 Judo European Championships here.
New York, Apr 26 (ANI): Paris Hilton, who has expanded her business by opening a store in Colombia, insists that she's not a spoil brat.
Sydney, Apr. 26 (Xinhua-ANI): Australia will deploy a guided- missile frigate, HMAS Sydney, to join the U.S. 7th Fleet in Japan at a time of heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula and in the South China Sea, according to The Australian on Friday.
Agartala, April 25 (IANS) The Czech Republic is keen to set up joint ventures in agro-based industrial sectors in northeast India and is also willing to extend technical support to develop the segment, Czech Ambassador to India Miloslav Stasek said here Thursday.
Beijing, Apr. 25 (Xinhua-ANI): ASEAN leaders Thursday reaffirmed their full support for all efforts to bring about the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and the early resumption of the Six-party Talks.
London, April 24 (ANI): Justin Bieber has apparently contacted German customs authorities and suggested that his pet monkey should be placed in a zoo.
Hyderabad, April 24 (IANS) A 23-member business delegation from Andhra Pradesh will visit the Islamic Republic of Iran this month to explore possibilities of expansion of their trade.
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani should stick to national security and leave it to politicians to sort out for whom and why Pakistan was created, said a leading Pakistani daily Monday after the army chief's comment that Islam can never be taken out of Pakistan.
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Arsenal star Jack Wilshere reportedly may need to undergo ankle surgery, which will mean missing England's two international games in the summer.
Washington, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Czech ambassador to the US has expressed concern over remarks in the US social networks wrongly aiming his Central European country over the Boston Marathon terror attack for Chechan rebels.
Gaborone (Bostwana), April 19 (IANS) Botswana is set to play 2012 African champions Zambia in the first round qualifiers of the 2014 African National Championships (CHAN) football tournament.
Monte Carlo, April 18 (IANS) Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka, seeded 13th, easily made his way past second seed and Olympic champion Andy Murray of Britain here at the Monte Carlo Masters tennis tournament Thursday.
Beijing, April 18 (Xinhua-ANI): A Foreign Ministry spokeswoman on Thursday said China hopes relevant parties on the Korean Peninsula will improve their relations through dialogue.
Havana, April 18 (IANS) President of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) Joseph Blatter has condemned the terror attack targeting the Boston Marathon.
Jammu, April 17 (IANS) The Czech Republic would depute its tour and travel operators and mediapersons on a familiarisation trip to Jammu and Kashmir for encouraging its citizens to visit the state.
Monte Carlo, April 17 (IANS) Belgian tennis player Grigor Dimitrov caused an upset at the Monte Carlo Masters here by beating eighth seeded Serbian Janko Tipsarevic in straight sets.
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) India Tuesday appealed to "all sides" in Syria to cease violence "and resolve all issues peacefully".
New Delhi, April 16 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday extended his greetings and felicitations to the people of the Syrian Arab Republic ahead of that country's National Day which falls on April 17.
Moscow, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia powered into the semi-finals of the Sledge Hockey World Championships Tuesday with a 1-0 defeat of Italy.
New Delhi, Apr. 15 (ANI): Jayant N. Khobragade has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Kyrgyz Republic.
Washington, April 15 (IANS) With an estimated 11.5 million foreigners, including some 260,000 Indians, living in the country illegally, everyone is agreed that the US immigration system is broken and everyone has their own fix.
The Hague, April 15 (IANS) Roman Kreuziger was the surprise winner in the 48th edition of the Dutch cycling classic Amstel Gold Race.
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Nicolas Maduro, declared winner of the presidential election in Venezuela, is an ardent devotee of Sathya Sai Baba and even has a large portrait of the late spiritual guru in his office in Caracas.
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Six Indians injured in a shooting incident in the Central African Republic last month were flown in here Sunday and admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
Bujumbura (Burundi), April 13 (IANS) International Judo Federation ( IJF) president Marius Vizer will arrive in Burundi Sunday for a two-day visit and is expected to watch a demonstration between judokas from Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo).
Tokyo, April 12 (Xinhua-ANI): The Japanese government on Friday said it will permanently install a missile defense system in the country's southernmost prefecture Okinawa to cope with threats from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), according to local media.
Wellington, Apr. 12 (ANI): Angelina Jolie has joined British Foreign Secretary William Hague to announce an additional funding of 36 million dollars from G-8 nations, for putting up a series of measures to prevent sexual violence and ensuring justice for survivors of military conflicts.
Washington, April 11 (ANI): Scientists excavating the fossilized bones at the Lufeng site - world's oldest dinosaur embryo bonebed - have been able to track the growth of embryonic dinosaurs as they developed.
London, Apr 11 (ANI): A midwife has apologised for telling the Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar, who suffered a miscarriage and died, that she could not have an abortion in Ireland because it was a "Catholic thing".
Prague, April 10 (IANS) Czech Fed Cup team captain Petr Pala Wednesday nominated the team for the Fed Cup semi-final match to be played in Palermo, Italy, April 20-21.
Abu Dhabi, April 10 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ireland have held discussion over strengthening of bilateral relations, particularly in the areas of international development and humanitarian assistance.
Pyongyang, April 9 (Xinhua-ANI): North Korea or the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Tuesday asked foreigners living in South Korea to consider evacuation, the official KCNA news agency reported.
Moscow, April 8 (Xinhua-ANI): Moscow has so far no plans to evacuate its embassy staff from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), a Russian diplomat said Monday.
Vancouver, April 8 (IANS) Canada advanced to the Davis Cup semifinals for the first time Sunday when Milos Raonic beat Italy's Andreas Seppi 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 to win the World Group tie 3-1.
Buenos Aires, April 6 (IANS) Juan Monaco defeated Gilles Simon 7-6 (2), 6-2, 6-4 to leave the Argentina-France tied at 1-1 after the first two singles in the Davis Cup quarterfinals.
Washington, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US and Russia have cooperated to remove enough highly enriched uranium (HEU) to make two nuclear weapons from the Czech Republic, the White House said.
Tokyo, April 5 (Xinhua-ANI): Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Friday submitted to a cabinet meeting an annual diplomatic report that emphasizes the importance of Japan-U.S. security ties in maintaining stability in the Asian-Pacific region.
New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): India and Azerbaijan have signed a treaty on legal and judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters.
Tokyo, April 4 (Xinhua-ANI): Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Thursday that repeated provocative actions made by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) were " extremely regrettable."
New Delhi, Apr. 2 (ANI): India and Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) today agreed to move towards starting negotiations for a Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) between India and Customs Union (CU) that comprises the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation.
Beijing, April 1 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping's maiden foreign tour as head of state was "historic and fruitful", Xinhua commented Monday, a day after the visit ended.
Moscow, March 31 (IANS) Russia's national biathlon coaching crew will be reshuffled before the Sochi Winter Olympics next year, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said Sunday.
Prague, March 30 (IANS) Tomas Berdych will miss holders the Czech Republic's Davis Cup semifinal against Kazakhstan next weekend due to an injured shoulder.
Washington, Mar. 30 (ANI): African forest elephants are being poached out of existence.
Moscow, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Arab League's decision to allow its members to supply Syrian opposition forces with weapons has broken international laws, the Russian foreign ministry has said.
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Actress Angelina Jolie was spotted wearing a 'mysterious' gold band on her ring finger, where her giant platinum engagement sparkler used to be, during a trip to a rescue camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo this week.
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian had a telephonic conversation with his Indian counterpart A.K.Antony during which he expressed his regret over the incident at Bangui airport in Central African Republic (CAR) in which two Indian nationals were killed and six others injured during firing by French troop guarding the airport.
Durban/New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) France has expressed regret over the killing of two Indians by its troops in the Central African Republic, where a rebel leader seized power during the weekend, and has ordered an inquiry.
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian Tuesday called up Defence Minister A.K. Antony to convey regrets over killing of two Indian nationals by his country's troops in the Central African Republic, and was asked to ensure safety of Indians there.
Durban, March 26 (IANS) France has expressed regret over the killing of two Indians by its troops in the Central African Republic, where a rebel leader seized power during the weekend.
London, March 26 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has teamed up with Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague for a trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to highlight concerns over sexual violence.
Paris, March 26 (IANS) Two Indians were killed and five wounded when French troops fired at vehicles trying to enter the Bangui airport in the Central African Republic, Xinhua reported.
Durban, March 25 (IANS) French President Francois Hollande has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expressing regret over the "inadvertent" killing of two Indians in the Central African Republic, where a rebel leader seized power during the weekend.
London, Mar. 25 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary William Hague will team up with actress Angelina Jolie and travel to Africa this week to raise awareness of warzone rape.
United Nations, March 25 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the rebels' seizure of state power in the Central African Republic (CAR) and called for earliest restoration of the constitutional order.
Yaounde/Bangui, March 25 (IANS) Central African Republic slid into anarchy after its President Francois Bozize fled to Cameroon Sunday as rebels in his country seized capital Bangui.
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): A female great tits' (Parus major) appearance indicates healthy attributes in offspring, a new study has revealed.
Moscow, March 22 (IANS) Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin Friday held talks over the further development of their countries' comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership.
Moscow, March 22 (IANS) China's new President Xi Jinping arrived in the Russian capital Friday for a state visit, his first foreign trip after assuming office last week.
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has warned that his country would annihilate the Israeli cities of Tel Aviv and Haifa if it were attacked by Israel, and also criticized the U.S. over nuclear talks.
New York, March 20 (IANS/EFE) Mexican singer Thalia, who next week will begin her first concert tour in a decade, is busy learning to dance bachata under the guidance of rising star Prince Royce.
Beijing, March 19 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Tuesday that China will adhere to the path of peaceful development.
Washington, Mar. 19 (ANI): Three women were paid to falsely claim in videotaped interviews that they had sex for money with U.S. senator Robert Menendez in the Dominican Republic, a spokesman for the police has said.
New Delhi, Mar. 19 (ANI): India and Egypt on Tuesday inked five MOUs in IT, space, cyber security and education during the visit of President Dr. Mohamed Morsy to New Delhi. The agreements signed included the following:
Washington, March 19 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Monday tapped Thomas Perez, the federal assistant attorney general for civil rights, as the new Labour Secretary.