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  • Chandrayaan-2 inserted into Lunar Obit
  • Hong Kong gov't to start work immediately on building platform for dialogue: Carrie Lam
  • Former Raebareli MLA passes away
  • Trump, Khan discuss Kashmir on phone: White House
  • Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi pay tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniv
  • 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup bid draws interest
  • Macron says confident in European future of Russia after meeting with Putin
  • Johnson discusses Brexit, trade issues with Trump
  • Dengue cases in Philippines surge to more than 188,000, with over 800 deaths
  • Johnson writes to EU, tries to reopen Brexit talks
  • US may view efforts to assist Iranian tanker as material support for terror - State Dept
  • Council of Europe supports Putin's, Macron's readiness to resume normandy talks on Ukraine
  • US Democratic leaders urge Trump not to retreat on gun background checks
  • Russian-based site appeals US court dismissal of lawsuit against Facebook - Filing
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Trump, Khan discuss Kashmir on phone: White House

Trump, Khan discuss Kashmir on phone: White House

20 Aug 2019 | 8:57 AM

Washington, Aug 20 (UNI) US President Donald Trump and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, during a phone conversation, discussed the need to reduce tensions over the Kashmir issue, the White House said in a statement on Monday.

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Johnson discusses Brexit, trade issues with Trump

Johnson discusses Brexit, trade issues with Trump

20 Aug 2019 | 8:06 AM

Washington, Aug 20 (UNI) US Donald Trump spoke to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and discussed a range of trade and economic issues during a phone conversation, the White House said in a statement.

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Johnson writes to EU, tries to reopen Brexit talks

Johnson writes to EU, tries to reopen Brexit talks

20 Aug 2019 | 8:03 AM

London, Aug 20 (UNI) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson launched his attempt to reopen Brexit negotiations, writing to European Council President Donald Tusk seeking the removal of the Irish backstop.

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No point providing land to India for Agartala airport extension: Bangladesh opposition

20 Aug 2019 | 1:10 AM

Dhaka, Aug 19 (UNI) In the backdrop of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar's first visit to Bangladesh, the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Monday said there is no reason for the country to provide its land to India in Brahmanbaria to expand Agartala airport.

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No point providing land to India for Agartala airport extension: Bangladesh opposition

19 Aug 2019 | 11:41 PM

Dhaka, Aug 19 (UNI) Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Monday said there is no reason for Bangladesh to provide its land to India in Brahmanbaria to expand Agartala airport.

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Wildfire rage: About 8,000 people evacuated in Spain

Wildfire rage: About 8,000 people evacuated in Spain

19 Aug 2019 | 11:00 PM

Gran Canaria, Aug 19 (UNI) About 8,000 people have been evacuated from their homes on here in Spain’s Canary Islands, where firefighters are battling a wildfire that has burned more than 3,400 hectares of land.

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Jaishankar to arrive in Bangladesh on three-day official visit

19 Aug 2019 | 8:08 PM

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Dhaka, Aug 19 (UNI) Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar will arrive in Dhaka on Monday night on a three-day official visit to strengthen the bilateral relations between the two nations.

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class="entry-title">Army Chief Gen Bajwa gets 3-year extension

class="entry-title">Army Chief Gen Bajwa gets 3-year extension

19 Aug 2019 | 7:56 PM

Islamabad, Aug 19 (UNI) Pakistan's Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has been given a three-year extension in tenure keeping in view the "regional security environment".

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Kashmir should be resolved bilaterally: SAfrica

19 Aug 2019 | 6:24 PM

Pretoria, Aug 19 (UNI) South Africa on Monday said differences over Jammu and Kashmir should be resolved bilaterally between India and Pakistan through peaceful means.

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Naidu invites Lithuanian business to India

Naidu invites Lithuanian business to India

19 Aug 2019 | 6:13 PM

Vilnius, Aug 19 (UNI) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday invited Lithuanian business to tap the Indian market, saying the Baltic republic could be a strong technology partner for India in areas such as agro-food processing and dairy.

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Jaishankar arrives in Bangladesh for three-day official visit

Jaishankar arrives in Bangladesh for three-day official visit

19 Aug 2019 | 6:10 PM

Dhaka, Aug 19 (UNI) Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar will arrive in Dhaka on Monday night on a three-day official visit to strengthen the bilateral relations between the two nations.

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Indian FM Jaishankar arrives Bangladesh for three day official visit

19 Aug 2019 | 5:19 PM

Dhaka, Aug 19 (UNI) Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar will arrive in Dhaka on Monday night on a three-day official visit to strengthen the bilateral relations between the two nations.

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Jaishankar visits Dhaka for talks, Hasina trip

Jaishankar visits Dhaka for talks, Hasina trip

19 Aug 2019 | 4:37 PM

Dhaka, Aug 19 (UNI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrives here this evening on a three-day visit during which he will have talks with Foreign Minister A K Abdul Momen and call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

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Iran warns against US attempts to seize Iranian oil tanker

19 Aug 2019 | 4:03 PM

Tehran, Aug 19 (UNI) Iran's Foreign Ministry on Monday warned against any attempt by the United States to seize the Iranian oil tanker released on Aug 15 by the order of Gibraltar Supreme Court after 42 days in detention.

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Turkey detains three opposition mayors over suspected terror links

19 Aug 2019 | 3:11 PM

Ankara, Aug 19 (UNI) Three mayors of Turkey's opposition People's Democratic Party (HDP) in eastern and southeastern Turkey were detained over suspected terror links on Monday, the Interior Ministry said.

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