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Modi assures Palestine Prez of support days before Israel visit

Modi assures Palestine Prez of support days before Israel visit

On his part, Modi stated Abbas' visit to India reflects close Palestinian-Indian relationship on the bases of mutual cooperation and understanding. On his part, Abbas expressed his appreciation for India's continued support and solidarity for the Palestinian cause on global forums and said he would work to deepen the bilateral relationship.


Made fresh appeal to prez, requested him to meet Karnan: lawyer

Made fresh appeal to prez, requested him to meet Karnan: lawyer

Ten days after the SC's order that Karnan be taken into custody "forthwith", he still remains at large and has not been arrested. This interruption made the CJI warn Nedumpara on Tuesday of harsh consequences. He has said the show cause notice issued by a seven judge bench to him on February 8 be declared "unconstitutional" as it was against "the principles of natural justice".


Donald Trump told Russians James Comey a 'nut job'

Donald Trump told Russians James Comey a 'nut job'

Former FBI Director James Comey has agreed to testify before the Senate intelligence committee after Memorial Day. Comey's highly anticipated testimony, which will be slated after the Memorial Day congressional recess, comes after he was sacked by Trump May 9 amid a mounting investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election and possible ties between Trump campaign associates and that country.


McMaster: Trump's FBI Comments to Russians Were Aimed at Cooperation

McMaster: Trump's FBI Comments to Russians Were Aimed at Cooperation

White House hopes that Mr Trump could leave scandalous allegations at home were crushed in a one-two punch of revelations that landed shortly after his departure. Another report published by The Washington Post claimed that Trump had revealed highly classified details to Lavrov and the Russian ambassador during the same meeting at the Oval Office.


Trump slams Iran in first foreign speech

Trump slams Iran in first foreign speech

In a joint news conference with his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir, Tillerson urged newly re-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to dismantle his country's "network of terrorism" and end "ballistic missile testing". Trump may seem an unlikely messenger to deliver an olive branch to the Muslim world. Daesh (ISIL) and other terrorist groups take advantage of Wahhabism to declare people of other faiths "infidels", a justification for their execution.