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French FM in Beirut on official visit

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 20:22

Beirut, July 11 (IANS) French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault arrived in Lebanon on Monday for a two-day official visit during which he is scheduled to meet the country's top leaders.

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N Korea threatens to cut official contact with US

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 20:22

Pyongyang, July 11 (IANS) North Korea on Monday threatened to cut off one of its official contact channels with the US, the first of its countermeasures against new sanctions imposed on the country.

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We must condemn all those sheltering terrorists: Modi

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 20:10

Nairobi, July 11 (IANS) Without naming Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that all those who shelter terrorists should be condemned while asserting that India wanted a lasting partnership with Africa.

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Sharif-Modi friendship hurting Kashmir cause: Bilawal

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 18:34

Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that the "Sharif-Modi friendship" was causing irreparable damage to the Kashmir cause.

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Chinese UN peacekeeper killed in South Sudan fighting

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 18:20

Juba, July 11 (IANS) A Chinese UN peacekeeper was among the persons killed during the the renewed fighting in South Sudan's capital Juba, a spokeswoman with the UN Mission in South Sudan said on Monday.

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India, Kenya to boost health care and defence cooperation

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 17:38

Nairobi, July 11 (IANS) India and Kenya on Monday agreed to boost cooperation in the defence and health care sectors as Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the east African country as a "valued friend".

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Andrea Leadsom quits Tory leadership race to Theresa May

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 17:28

London, July 11 (IANS) Britain's Conservative politician Andrea Leadsom has pulled out of the contest for becoming the next Tory party leader and prime minister, leaving only Home Secretary Theresa May in the race.

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India, Kenya sign seven agreements

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 15:50

Nairobi, July 11 (IANS) India and Kenya on Monday signed seven agreements following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta.

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Nitin Gadkari seek US help to build smart transport systems

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 15:50

Washington, July 11 (IANS) India is seeking US cooperation in innovative technologies in Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) with its policy shift from 'Build Roads' to 'Move in India' with special emphasis on efficiency and improving logistics.

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Hold plebiscite in Kashmir, says Sharif

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 15:48

Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday called for a plebiscite in "occupied" Jammu and Kashmir to let its people decide if they want to be with India or align with Pakistan.

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Andrea Leadsom apologises to Theresa May for motherhood remarks

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 15:44

London, July 11 (IANS) A leading contender in the race for Britain's new prime minister, Andrea Leadsom has apologised to her Conservative Party rival Theresa May over comments in which she said being a mother made her a better candidate than May, who has no children.

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