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Xi, Putin joint statement reveals new stand on Indo-Pacific, plan for G20 meet

NEW DELHI: A joint statement issued following a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping indicates the two countries will jointly oppose the raising of the Ukraine crisis at the G20, just as they have done at two key ministerial meetings hosted by India. The joint statement, issued following the meeting between the two leaders at the […]

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US Prepares For Unprecedented Likely Arrest Of Trump

New York: America readied itself Monday ahead of the possible historic indictment of Donald Trump over a hush-money case, with the former president calling for mass demonstrations if he is charged. Trump supporters were scheduled to protest in New York later Monday as Manhattan district attorney Alvin Bragg weighs charging the ex-president over a payment to […]

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Indian Consulate In San Francisco Attacked By Khalistan Supporters

New Delhi: Soon after Khalistan supporters pulled down the national flag at the Indian High Commission building in London, videos of a huge mob was seen attacking the Indian Consulate in US’s San Francisco while loud Punjabi music blared in the background. They also spray-painted a huge graffiti saying “Free Amritpal” on the outer wall of […]

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US drone crashes after encounter with Russian jet

New Delhi: In a dramatic development, MQ-9 Reaper US drone crashed into the Black Sea after a Russian Su-27 fighter jet “collided” with it, the US military said Wednesday. This marks the first time since the height of the Cold War that an American aircraft was brought down in a military manoeuvre by a Russian fighter plane. However, the Russian […]

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Imran Khan’s House Being shelled by Police as attempt to arrest ongoing in Toshakhana Case

A large police contingent arrived at former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s house in Lahore on Tuesday to arrest him. The development is related to the Toshakhana case. As Khan’s sympathizers disaccorded with police labor force, they lofted tear gas shells at them and used water cannon to disperse them. Illustrations of water cannon surfaced […]

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Silicon Valley Bank shut down by regulators; assets seized

Regulators rushed on Friday to seize the assets of one of Silicon Valley top banks, marking the largest failure of a U.S. financial institution since the height of the financial crisis almost 15 years ago. Silicon Valley Bank, the nation’s 16th-largest bank, failed after depositors hurried to withdraw money this week amid anxiety over the […]

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‘Very worrying’: PM Modi flags temple attacks at India-Australia summit

NEW DELHI: India and Australia on Friday signalled their intention to boost cooperation in defence, trade and mobility of professionals as Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged concerns about recent attacks on temple to his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese. After participating in the first annual India-Australia Summit, Modi and Albanese said the two sides were moving forward with a […]

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Police arrive to arrest Imran Khan, can’t find him; Ex-Pak PM meets workers

As police reached former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan’s residence in Lahore to arrest him in the Toshakhana case amid a massive protest by his supporters and PTI workers, Imran Khan took to Twitter to bring a massive change against prime minister Shehbaz Shariff and former army chief General Bajwa. “What future can a country have when crooks […]

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No joint statement at G20 Foreign Ministers’ meeting, says S. Jaishankar

During a press conference on G20 outcomes, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said that G20 has arrived at a consensus on many important issues, and has been adopted as a Chairs Summary and Outcome document. Speaking on the failure to issue a joint communique, Mr. Jaishankar said, “There was a large number of issues where there […]