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After Prime Minister Narendra Modi Meet, Donald Trump Endorses India’s Stand On China-Pak Corridor

During his visit to the White House, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has won the endorsement of the US on India’s objections to China’s massive initiative to open land and sea corridors that connect it to Central Asia. Referring to the meeting between PM Modi and US President Donald Trump, the joint statement that lists their shared goals and values said, ...

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Full Statement Of Prime Minister Narendra Modi At The White House

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a joint statement along with President Donald Trump after a series of meetings. Highlights the history of India-US collaboration, development of trade, commerce, investment links, job creation and more. Here is the full statement: (As interpreted.) President Donald Trump and First Lady, Vice President, ladies and gentlemen, ladies and gentlemen of the media: Right from ...

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Emmanuel Macron Says France Will Not Recognise Crimea ‘Annexation’

President Emmanuel Macron said Monday France refuses to recognise Russia’s “annexation” of the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea. Speaking after talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Paris, Macron said: “France is committed to Ukraine’s sovereignty with its recognised borders.” Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday visited Crimea, which Moscow annexed in 2014, in a trip that Kiev condemned as a ...

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Hong Kong Activists Stage China Protests Ahead Of Xi Jinping Visit

Hong Kong saw multiple protests Monday ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping to mark 20 years since the city was handed back to China by Britain. Pro-democracy activists including high-profile student campaigner Joshua Wong draped a black flag over a statue symbolising Hong Kong’s return to China in an early morning act of defiance. Dozens more campaigners marched ...

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France Dismisses Call For New Calais Migrant Centre, Sees More Police

France’s interior minister rejected calls from charities for a new migrant reception centre in the northern port of Calais, where hundreds who have fled war and poverty are again roaming the streets in search of food and shelter. The minister, Gerard Collomb, visited the port city today and earlier said extra police would be drafted into the area. French authorities ...

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Pakistan Criticised By Global Financial Watchdog For Terror Financing

A leading intergovernmental financial watchdog has slammed Pakistan for continued complicity in financing terrorist entities, adding that certain UN-designated terror groups in the country receive money due to lack of control by the authorities. At its meeting in Spain’s Valencia, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a Paris-based organisation which sets standards for banks globally, closely scrutinised Pakistan’s record on ...

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