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US, Russia, China welcome Pakistan’s role in Afghan peace process

The United States, China and Russia jointly welcomed Pakistan to the four-party consultation process aimed at ending the 18-year-old conflict in war-torn Afghanistan, said a joint statement issued by the US Department of State. “Pakistan can play an important role in facilitating peace in Afghanistan. Pakistan appreciated the constructive efforts by the China-Russia-US trilateral consultation […]

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President Trump Backs Pm Abe Over the Launch of Osaka Track

PM Shinzo Abe at the Digital Economy session at G20 Summit, formally declared the launch of “Osaka Track” – a comprehensive framework, promoting cross-border data flow with enhanced protections. The Osaka initiative, introduced in a speech at this year’s World Economic Forum, is one of Abe’s pet projects at the G 20, which seeks to […]

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Full text of World Leaders’ declaration at Osaka G20

Osaka: Preamble 1. We, the Leaders of the G20, met in Osaka, Japan on 28-29 June 2019 to make united efforts to address major global economic challenges. We will work together to foster global economic growth, while harnessing the power of technological innovation, in particular digitalization, and its application for the benefit of all. 2. […]

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Police dogs to patrol Osaka G 20 Summit

Japan is this year’s G 20 host nation and has done a commendable job to arrange the security of the world leaders of group of 20 nations and invited leaders from 8 non-G20 countries, heads of central banks, leaders from international organizations and 7000 journalists coming from all over the world to cover Osaka G […]

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Japan-U.S. Military Alliance dominates the meeting of President Trump and PM Abe at Osaka G20 Summit

OSAKA – G20 Summit kick started off on Friday 28th June, with the scheduled bilateral meeting of President Trump and PM Abe taking place at 8.30 am on the margins of the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan.  As per the readout of Trump-Abe meeting released by the White House, the two leaders discussed “shared priorities […]

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Iran shoots down US ‘spy’ drone in Hormozgan province

Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. “spy” drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, the Guards’ news website, Sepah News, said on Thursday Tension between Iran and the United States has spiked since last year, when President Donald Trump exited a 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and major powers and reimposed sanctions […]

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Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Houthi positions in Sanaa

In Yemen, Saudi-led coalition has targeted military positions including air-defense systems in Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa. A Saudi-led coalition spokesman said assaults followed a missile attack by Houthis group on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport on Wednesday which wounded twenty six people. The spokesman said Saudi Arabia’s air defense forces also intercepted five drones launched by Houthis […]

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Iran urges Europe to restore economic ties or face consequences

Iran said on Sunday Europe was in no position to criticize Tehran for its military capabilities and it called on European leaders to normalize trade ties with the Islamic Republic despite U.S. sanctions, or face consequences. President Donald Trump last year withdrew the United States from world powers’ 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and re-imposed […]

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Modi requests Pakistan to use its space to fly to Kyrgyzstan

NEW DEHLI – The Indian government requested Pakistan to allow Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s aircraft to fly over Pakistani airspace on June 13, a local TV reported here on Sunday. Officials confirmed that Islamabad received a formal request from New Delhi. The requisition, dispatched by the Indian High Commission, outlined that Modi would like to […]

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Trump a ‘poster boy for far-right’ activists: London Mayor Sadiq Khan

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Tuesday Donald Trump was a poster boy for far-right activists all over the world, continuing a long-running spat with the U.S. president. “Surely we should be saying ‘listen, you know, you do realize you’re a poster-boy for the far-right movement around the world,” he told Sky News in an […]