During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump's team spoke often about moving the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. But since taking office, the contentious issue has become more nuanced and may already be moving to the backburner.
Gulf Arab states are quietly applauding the arrival in the White House of a hawkish leader opposed to their adversary Iran, even if they suspect Donald Trump's short temper and abrasive Tweets may at times heighten tensions in the combustible Middle East.
Bangladesh reported an outbreak of the highly contagious H5N1 bird flu virus at a poultry farm in Dhaka, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday, citing a report from the Bangladeshi agriculture ministry.
Cotton supplies in Indian spot markets fell 15.9 percent from a year earlier to 10.8 million bales between October and December as government's move to scrap high-value currency notes disrupted trading, a leading trade body said on Monday.
The world's biggest alternative asset manager will likely launch the fund in the next 12-16 months, the people said. It has invested more than 70 percent of the $5.08 billion it raised in its first Asia-focused property fund, a threshold when buyout firms typically start considering and preparing for follow-up capital raising. [ Reut.rs Link ]
Pravind Jugnauth, the son of the outgoing Mauritius Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth was appointed as the new premier on Monday, prompting accusations of nepotism and calls for a referendum from opponents.
Ishu's case highlights one underexplored area of how India treats transgender people: what happens when they run afoul of the law and are sent to jail? [ Reut.rs Link ] An India Insight post by Mrinalika Roy
Dollar slips, Sensex and Asian shares wobbly; oil eases after two-day gain; gold hits two-month high; Indian rupee edges up. Mohi Narayan and Shashank Chouhan are #FacebookLive on Indian and global markets from the Reuters New Delhi newsroom.
India's opening batsmen have come under fire for poor starts in their last two home series against New Zealand and England but captain Virat Kohli says now is the time to give them support not show them the door. Read more, [ Reut.rs Link ]
In a social media post on Monday, Barra, Xiaomi's vice president in charge of global operations, said he was leaving the company after three-and-a-half years for a new project based in Silicon Valley. Read more, [ Reut.rs Link ]