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Doval arrives in Beijing for BRICS security meet amid tension at border


Beijing, July 27: India's National Security Adviser Ajit Doval is in Beijing to attend a BRICS security summit amid rising bilateral tensions with China over a protracted border stand-off. Officials were tight-lipped about Doval's exp

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Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has blamed India for scuttling the Saarc summit which was scheduled to be held in Islamabad last year. Sharif, who is visiting the Maldives, said India not only harmed the South Asian Association for Region

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Washington: President Donald Trump tweeted on Wednesday that transgender individuals would be prohibited from serving in the US military, saying he made the decision after consulting with Generals and military experts. Trump said his administ


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New Delhi: In an interesting turn of events, China has appreciated Prime Minister Narendra Modi'ss active foreign policy, saying that he has reformed India's foreign investment policy and encouraged domestic companies to  capture the glo

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Beijing: China plans to build its first Mars simulation base on the Tibetan plateau in the northwest of the country, the official China Daily reported on Wednesday. The base will be built in Qinghai province in the eastern part of the Tibetan

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Beijing: Saying neither China nor India want a war, a Chinese daily has alleged that the West was instigating a military clash between the two Asian neighbours. "The US seems to be everywhere when conflicts come up and it seldom takes an

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Washington: The US House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved a new sweeping package of sanctions against Russia for its interference in the 2016 US presidential election, despite President Donald Trump objecting to the legislation.

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Washington: US Senate Republicans have voted in favour of a floor debate on their efforts to re-write healthcare policy, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking the tie. The Senate on Tuesday decisively rejected a Republican proposal to repea

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Moscow: Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov on Wednesday slammed the US move to impose fresh sanctions on Moscow, calling it "destruction of prospects for normalising relations between the two countries". Ryabkov's co

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Beijing: China on Wednesday again urged other countries not to host the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama. "We urge countries concerned to respect China's core interests and make the right decisions," Xinhua news agency q

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Beijing: On the eve of Indian NSA Ajit Doval's China visit to attend the BRICS security summit, Beijing on Wednesday made clear that India's pullback from Doklam on the border remained the "precondition" for any dialogue on the

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Kabul: At least 26 Afghan soldiers have been killed in a Taliban attack on a military base in Afghanistan's Kandahar province. The attack took place in Khakriz district on late Tuesday and continued for several hours, the Defence Ministry

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Beijing, July 26: On the eve of Indian NSA Ajit Doval's China visit to attend the BRICS security summit, Beijing on Wednesday made clear that India's pullback from Doklam on the border remained the "precondition" for any dialog

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Beijing: China on Wednesday again urged other countries not to host the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama. "We urge countries concerned to respect China's core interests and make the right decisions," Xinhua news agency qu

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New Delhi:  There is no concrete evidence that the 39 Indians abducted from Mosul in Iraq have been killed and "I will not commit the sin" of declaring them dead without any evidence, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today.

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