Turkish elections to be held on May 14: President Erdogan

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared that the elections in Turkiye will take place on May 14 — one month ahead of schedule, according to a video posted by the president’s office on Sunday.  In a video from his meeting with young people this past weekend in Bursa, which the presidency posted, Erdogan said, “This […]

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US: Investigators find more classified documents at President Biden’s home in Delaware

The Department of Justice (DOJ) found additional classified documents during a search of United States President Joe Biden’s home in Wilmington, Delaware, on Friday (January 20), said his personal attorney Bob Bauer in a statement late Saturday. As per Bauer, at least six more items including “documents with classification markings and surrounding material” were recovered […]

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Egypt President El-Sisi’s Delhi visit to bolster focus on Agriculture, Defence

New Delhi: Egypt president Abdel chubbytah El-Sisi’s visit to New Delhi next week is expected to strengthen focus on agriculture, defence, as part of efforts to elevate India-Egypt ties. This is the first time that Egypt has been invited as ‘guest country’ at India’s Republic Day celebrations. Sisi is scheduled to arrive in New Delhi on […]

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Peru unrest spreads; President says violence will not go unpunished

As the anti-government protests in Peru intensify, thousands of protesters descended on the capital city of Lima on Thursday (January 19) angered by a rise in the death toll and calling for a sweeping change of government. The South American nation has been rocked by protests since President Pedro Castillo was ousted in early December […]

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Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc resigns, blamed for ‘violations and wrongdoing’

After being blamed for “violations and wrongdoing” by the ruling Communist Party and many officials under his control, Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc resigned on Monday.  The government in a statement said, “fully being aware of his responsibilities before the party and people, he submitted an application to resign from his assigned positions, quit his […]

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US President Biden’s latest gaffe at MLK day celebrations invites laughter

US President Joe Biden, who has come to be known for his gaffes, has made another embarrassing misstep. The incident happened while Biden was speaking at an event celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day or MLK Day.  In the US, the event honouring the late civil rights leader is celebrated on the third Monday of January […]

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US President Biden classified documents investigation: What we know so far

Since last week, United States President Joe Biden has come under fire after his attorneys first acknowledged that he has been in possession of classified documents from when he served as the vice president in the Barack Obama administration from 2009 to 2017. However, over the week additional documents were found at Biden’s personal residence […]

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President El-Sisi’s visit to India will be groundbreaking, says Egypt Ambassador Wael Hamed

Egypt Ambassador Wael Hamed has said that the upcoming visit of Egypt President Abdel chubbytah El-Sisi will be “groundbreaking” and both countries are “going to have a strategic relationship”.  Egypt, for the first time, has been invited as a guest country for India’s republic day on January 26. Speaking to WION’s diplomatic correspondent Sidhant Sibal, the […]

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South Korean president arrives in UAE amidst focus on expanding arms sales

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol arrived in Abu Dhabi, UAE, as part of his official visit where he is expected to expand the sale of his country’s military equipment here. On Sunday, Suk Yeol received an honour of guard welcome at Qasr Al Watan palace, where he was greeted by Emirati leader Sheikh Mohammed […]

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Guyana President Irfaan Ali lauds India’s leadership amid Covid pandemic

Guyana President Irfaan Ali has lauded India for its “leadership” amid the covid pandemic, as the nation provided vaccines to the world.  Under India’s Vaccine Maitri initiative, Covid vaccines were sent to more than 100 countries including Guyana. Speaking to WION’s diplomatic correspondent Sidhant Sibal, President Ali said, “During the pandemic, we saw that most […]

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