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PM Modi arrives on two-day visit to Spain

Emphasizing the importance of protecting nature, Prime Minister Modi said "Playing with the well-being of future generations would be an immoral and criminal act". Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday reaffirmed the urgent need for a comprehensive reform of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).


Philippine leader asks separatists, Maoists to join fight against Islamic State

Philippine leader asks separatists, Maoists to join fight against Islamic State

Men jump from their vehicle known as "Jeepney" to be frisked by police at a checkpoint leading to Marawi city in southern Philippines Thursday, May 25, 2017. Mr Duterte imposed 60 days of martial law on Tuesday on the island of Mindanao, a traditional homeland of minority Muslims that encompasses the southern third of the nation and is home to 22 million people.


Europe must step up as diplomatic player: Merkel

Europe must step up as diplomatic player: Merkel

Peter Navarro, an economist who serves as the head of Trump's National Trade Council, made the complaint in an interview in the Financial Times shortly after Trump took office. Unlike Merkel, who faces an election later this year and won't win votes if she sides with Trump, Trudeau must build bridges with the mercurial US president because Canada is economically intertwined with its No.


Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu defends Centre's cattle ban

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu defends Centre's cattle ban

After notifying the Prevention of Cruelty to Animal (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules-2017, the ministry clarified that the aim was to regulate the animal market and prevent cruelty to animals. Naidu, however, refused to comment on whether the government will reconsider its notification. West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and the CPI (M), which rules Kerala, spoke in a rare voice of unity between the two arch rivals against the Narendra Modi government.