Germany’s Merkel says she has ‘grave doubts’ about the incoming world order

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer was elected in December as the new leader of Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party and is seen as natural successor to Merkel, and is expected to continue her style of steady and pragmatic leadership. Merkel’s forthcoming departure from politics will be a loss to Europe as she has been a long-standing leader […]

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Pope Touts ‘Click to Pray’ App Ahead of World Youth Day

Pope Francis swiped a tablet on Sunday to launch a new app allowing the faithful to pray with him, and expressed his pain over the car bomb blast in Colombia and the latest Mediterranean migrant tragedy. He presented the Vatican’s latest digital platform, known as the Worldwide Network of Prayer with the Pope, during his […]

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world favors immigration and working with others say WEF

Paul J. Richards | AFP | Getty Images International travelers leave the Customs and Immigration area of Dulles International Airport June 29, 2017, outside Washington, DC, in Dulles, Virginia. The world is largely open to immigration and multilateral cooperation, according to a new opinion poll published by the World Economic Forum (WEF). WEF, best known […]

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Australia playing catch-up on spin as World Cup looms

Australia’s ODI series defeat by India exposed another major flaw in the national team’s approach to 50-over matches since the 2015 World Cup – chiefly their reluctance to play spin meaning they have now fallen well and truly behind the leading opponents in terms of white ball tweaking options. Four years ago, Australia did not […]

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WEF founder says world leaders must identify new approach to globalization

The forum released a “Global Risks” report Wednesday in which it noted that “global risks are intensifying but the collective will to tackle them appears to be lacking.” “The discussions at Davos come at a pivotal time, as the political backlash to globalization threatens not just the global economy but also the liberal international order […]

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World leaders head to Davos as uncertainty darkens the global outlook

German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced in October that she is to retire from politics and her party continues to cede voters to the left and right, meanwhile an increasingly unpopular French President Emmanuel Macron is dealing with ongoing and often violent protests on the streets of Paris. John Drzik, president of Global Risk and Digital […]

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Koffee With Karan 6: Star World addresses the controversial episode of Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul

‘); }); Koffee With Karan season 6 finally saw two cricketers KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya make their debut on the chat show. But, it did not turn good for the show and for the cricketers. KL Rahul kept it more on a lighter side, Hardik Pandya was seen boasting about womanizing which did not […]

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Volkswagen delivered 10.8 million vehicles in 2018, eyes world no.1 spot

Volkswagen said the ongoing trade dispute with the United States had dampened the business climate in China, its most important market, over the second half of 2018. Volkswagen’s head of sales, Christian Dahlheim, said in a webcast on Friday that he expected demand in China to remain stable in 2019, although the first quarter would […]

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