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SCO summit: PM meets Ashraf Ghani, shakes hand with Modi

SCO summit: PM meets Ashraf Ghani, shakes hand with Modi

Impossible to reach a solution till all make concerted efforts, on radicalisation, terrorist recruitment/training/financing issues. The leaders are attending a two-day summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization , or SCO, which also includes India, Pakistan and several ex-Soviet Central Asian nations.


Botswana: Statement on the Passing of Sir Ketumile Masire

Botswana: Statement on the Passing of Sir Ketumile Masire

The Chairperson of the AU Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has extended honest condolences to the family of Masire, the government and people of Botswana on the passing of Masire on Thursday, according to the statement. Since his retirement in 1998, Masire was reportedly involved in numerous diplomatic initiatives in a number of African countries. He however managed to maintain Botswana as one of Africa's shining example of peace and democratic rule.



Opposition's President Nominee Meira Kumar Gets 'Z+' Security

The JD-U, however, has refused to change its decision but said it was an "isolated" case. Earlier, Lalu said that Nitish was doing a "mistake" by supporting Kovind, adding that he would try to convince him to rethink on the same. Uttam Kumar Reddy said that Meira Kumar is secular and democratic and has political legacy of former Deputy Prime Minister Babu Jagjivan Ram. With more than 60 per cent of voters of the electoral college, which will elect President Pranab Mukherjee's ...


Passports in Hindi too, announces Sushma Swaraj

Passports in Hindi too, announces Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday announced that henceforth all passports will be in English and Hindi languages, not just in English. And this will be applicable from tomorrow", she announced. Arab countries have passport in Arabic, Germany makes it in German and Russia makes it in Russian.


Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

Five people, including Scalise, were taken to area hospitals after the early morning shooting in Virginia. Three others were shot in addition to Scalise. Jack Sava, the director of trauma at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center , at a press conference Friday. The agent said authorities found a laptop computer, a cell phone and a digital camera in Hodgkinson's vehicle after the incident, and 200 rounds of ammunition in a storage locker Hodgkinson had rented in April in Alexandria.



United States downs Syrian warplane as it engaged ISIS

This strike marks the first time Iran has fired missiles as an act of war since the end of the Iran-Iraq war in 1988. The attack was carried out in the final hours of Sunday, when six mid-range ballistic missiles were fired from the Islamic Revolution Guards Corp bases in the western provinces of Kordestan and Kermanshah.