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India, France show common front on climate change fight

India, France show common front on climate change fight

Zaiwalla has had a long running relationship with the Russian government, and had successfully represented it and allied organisations including oil giant ROSNEFT, against western imposed sanctions . ISA was jointly launched by Modi and then-French President Francois Hollande in the presence of the then-UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on 30 November 2015 as a coalition of solar resource-rich countries.


Trump escalates threats to Germany over trade on Tuesday

Trump escalates threats to Germany over trade on Tuesday

On Tuesday, shortly after Merkel's meeting with Modi, Trump used his Twitter to warn Berlin: "We have a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany , plus they pay FAR LESS than they should on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and military. Those comments , which sent shock waves through Washington , vented Europe's frustration with Trump on climate policy in particular. Besides strong economic ties, Germany hosts some of the United States' biggest military bases overseas and about half of ...


Truck bomb kills 90 in attack near Kabul diplomatic quarter

Truck bomb kills 90 in attack near Kabul diplomatic quarter

Both India, Afghanistan victims of Pakistan-backed terrorism, says Sediq Siddiqui. Deputy Interior Minister Murad Ali said on Thursday that 80 people had been killed and 463 wounded in the attack. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, which saw a waste water truck crammed with explosives detonated on one of the busiest streets in the city.



Manchester Police release man with no charge in bomb inquiry

Russ Jackson, head of the police Northwest Counterterrorism Unit, said analysis of surveillance camera footage and other evidence had shown that "Abedi himself made most of the purchases of the core components" of the bomb. Eleven others remain in custody and can be held for up to 14 days without charge under the Terrorism Act. Abedi is thought to have visited Libya, his home country, before returning to the United Kingdom on May 18, four days before the attack.



Backed Syrian fighters advancing toward IS-held Raqqa

The militia ignored Russian requests to halt its advance and ignored a "show of force" from coalition aircraft and warning shots. In Iraq , Iran-allied PMU fighters are advancing towards the Syrian border, capturing territory along the way.


UNSC blacklists 15 individuals, 4 entities linked to North Korean nuclear programme

UNSC blacklists 15 individuals, 4 entities linked to North Korean nuclear programme

The defence chief spoke directly to concerns America might grant concessions to China to ensure cooperation on North Korea, saying the issue was not "binary" and that the United States would continue to pressure Beijing elsewhere. The U.S. and its allies strongly disagreed with China and Russian Federation on how to rein in North Korea's rapidly escalating nuclear and ballistic missile program, which Pyongyang says is aimed at developing a long-range missile capable of reaching the United ...