Russia considers moves to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro as illegal

Venezuela, the most significant U.S. foe in Latin America, is a close ally of Russia and Moscow has become a lender of last resort for Caracas as its socialist-run economy implodes.

Microsoft says Bing search engine blocked in China

Alphabet's Google search platform has been blocked in China since 2010.

Pakistan’s top court to decide on Bibi appeal Jan 29: lawyer

Pakistan’s Supreme Court will decide on January 29 whether to allow an appeal against its acquittal of a Christian woman at the centre of a blasphemy

Indian-American Senator Kamala Harris leads in Daily Kos straw poll

Former US vice president Joe Biden who has not announced his 2020 bid yet was on the third slot with 13 % and Senator Bernie Sanders fourth with 12 %. Mr. Sanders is yet to announce his candidature.

U.S. may offer FTA to Pakistan to assist in ending Afghan war: report

The U.S. has long complained Pakistan provides sanctuaries to the leadership of the Afghan Taliban.