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Turkey wants U.S. envoy on IS removed over Kurdish policy

This incident had occurred in the beginning of this week. Video and photographs of the incident show men in dark suits and ties, some holding Turkish flags, kicking and hitting protesters. A congressional aide told The Associated Press that two members of Erdogan's security detail were detained on the scene Tuesday by diplomatic security agents, and they quickly claimed diplomatic immunity and were released.



President Trump keeps up criticism of Germany

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel was blunter yesterday, slamming the United States president's "short-sighted" policies that have "weakened the West" and hurt European interests. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India has already completed a "sizable" part of reforms and the historic Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime will be rolled out from July.


Migrant dinghy catches fire at sea, forcing dramatic rescue

Migrant dinghy catches fire at sea, forcing dramatic rescue

Some of the boat's passengers rested on the overturned dinghy as they awaited rescuing. Air force personnel, now surveilling maritime areas with the European border and coast agency Frontex, threw the group a life raft and alerted Spanish coastguards.


Merkel, Modi push trade ties and climate action

Merkel, Modi push trade ties and climate action

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the efforts of Germany for their investment in football academies and for promoting a sporting culture that is widely heralded as one of the best in the world. Modi spoke of themes such as climate protection and smart cities, which came up for discussion. "He said, 'I don't have a problem with Germany, I have a problem with German trade, '" Cohn added.


Trump hits back at mounting German criticism with tweet

Trump hits back at mounting German criticism with tweet

Merkel later hosted Modi over a luncheon meeting with senior leaders followed by the inauguration of the Indo-German Business Summit, where Modi set out India's stall as an investment-friendly destination and the world's fastest growing major economy and a "bright spot in the economic landscape of the world".



Modi backs Merkel's 'strong leadership' while Trump slams Germany

Modi also made a call for European Union (EU) unity and said India would play a positive role in enhancing that through Germany. Modi's support comes at a crucial time for Merkel, who has been fighting secessionist tendencies within the bloc since Britain chose to leave the 28-member bloc through a referendum in June past year.