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Guterres hails India UN development fund as model South-South cooperation

Guterres hails India UN development fund as model South-South cooperation

Says it helps the poorest countries by working with them on their priorities. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has held up the India-United Nations Development Partnership Fund as a model of deepening South-South cooperation that helps the poorest countries by working with them on their priorities.Delivering the keynote address on Friday at …

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All eyes on Xi, Putin and Modi as SCO talks set to begin in Qingdao

All eyes on Xi, Putin and Modi as SCO talks set to begin in Qingdao

Prime Minister’s summits with the Russian President in Sochi and the Chinese leader at Wuhan have created positive vibes. The “Big Three” of China, Russia and India — President Xi Jinping, President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Narendra Modi — are expected to define the course of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), …

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Germany certain to win UN council seat, but contest in Asia

Germany certain to win UN council seat, but contest in Asia

Candidates for non-permanent seats are chosen by regional groups and the only contested race this year is for the Asia-Pacific group’s seat. Germany and Belgium are certain to win seats on the U.N. Security Council after Israel dropped out of the race last month, but there will be one closely watched …

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Modi likely to carry the spirit of Wuhan to Qingdao

Modi likely to carry the spirit of Wuhan to Qingdao

In an interview with CCTV ahead of the Qingdao summit, India’s ambassador to China, Gautam Bambawale elaborated on the importance of the Wuhan summit. “As a result of their discussions in Wuhan, the two leaders have arrived at …the first and most important consensus, (which) is that India and China …

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Seven killed in Baghdad mosque bomb blast

Seven killed in Baghdad mosque bomb blast

Iraqi security officials say a pair of explosions has ripped through a mosque in a mostly Shiite district in Baghdad, killing at least seven worshippers, including two children. They said the blasts on Wednesday night in the Sadr City district also wounded 20 people and damaged several nearby houses. The …

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American Muslims not welcome for Trump’s iftar

American Muslims not welcome for Trump’s iftar

he event is apparently meant only for diplomats from Islamic countries. U.S President Donald Trump will be hosting an iftar dinner at the White House this year, unlike last year when he broke from a custom that has been around for 20 years. Mr. Trump’s decision last year to not …

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Modi’s remarks in Singapore echo Wuhan spirit: China

Modi’s remarks in Singapore echo Wuhan spirit: China

We have noted the positive remarks … We highly appreciate such kind of positive remarks,” says spokesperson Hua Chunying. China on Monday welcomed keynote remarks by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Shangrila dialogue in Singapore, linking them with the spirit of the Wuhan informal summit in April with Chinese …

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‘Durrani didn’t obtain NOC from Pak Army before publishing book’

‘Durrani didn’t obtain NOC from Pak Army before publishing book’

His book, “The Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace”, co-authored with former RAW chief A.S. Dulat sparked a major controversy in Pakistan Pakistan Army on Monday said ex-ISI chief Lt General (retired) Asad Durrani did not obtain a ‘No Objection Certificate’ from it before publishing a controversial book …

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